Union-Backed Democratic Congressman Rejects $15/hr Minimum Wage

Union-Backed Democratic Congressman Rejects $15/hr Minimum Wage

Longtime incumbent Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski and his primary rival, Marie Newman, revealed gaping ideological differences over key issues during an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board over the weekend. The gap could prove pivotal in an Illinois district that went for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential primary by 8 points. In major areas, Lipinski […]

Coffee meets 7UP in Keurig, Dr Pepper Snapple deal

(Reuters) – Keurig Green Mountain has struck a deal worth more than $ 21 billion to combine with soda maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS.N) to form a North American drinks company with brands like Green Mountain Coffee, 7UP, Snapple and Sunkist. The latest in a five-year string of acquisitions by Keurig’s owner, Luxembourg-based […]

Using virtual reality to identify brain areas involved in memory

Using virtual reality to identify brain areas involved in memory

Top Story Virtual reality is helping neuroscientists get new insight into how different brain areas assemble memories in context. Researchers used a virtual reality environment to train subjects, then showed that different areas of the hippocampus are activated for different types of memories. It’s well known that one memory can trigger related memories. We remember […]

All Death Row Inmates in Pennsylvania Are Put in Solitary Confinement. Now the State Is Getting Sued.

On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Abolitionist Law Center, which advocates for the rights of prisoners, filed a federal lawsuit against officials in charge of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, alleging that their policy of holding death-sentenced inmates indefinitely in solitary confinement is in violation of the Eighth Amendment, which bans cruel and […]

German shock at car exhaust tests on humans and monkeys

German shock at car exhaust tests on humans and monkeys

The German government has denounced experiments funded by German carmakers in which humans and monkeys reportedly inhaled diesel exhaust fumes. German media say the health impact research was done by EUGT, a body funded by Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW. Such tests could not be justified, the government said, demanding details. A minister called them “abominable”. […]

Cop Pleads Guilty Disfiguring Handcuffed Man With a Flashlight, Pepper Spraying Kids

Cop Pleads Guilty Disfiguring Handcuffed Man With a Flashlight, Pepper Spraying Kids

Bayonne, NJ– Officer Domenico Lillo of the Bayonne Police Department in New Jersey was actually raided by FBI agents and arrested in connection with a 2013 case of police brutality. With so much compelling evidence against him, Lillo pleaded guilty. However, the court is taking their time in the sentencing. Lillo was scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday […]

To Assassinate Arafat, Israel’s Mossad Planned To Blow Up Passenger Plane

To Assassinate Arafat, Israel’s Mossad Planned To Blow Up Passenger Plane

State Sponsored Murder Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman’s just-published book “‘Rise and Kill First: The secret history of Israel’s targeted killings” details Israeli plans to assassinate Yasser Arafat, including a plot to blow up passenger plane and a football stadium. by ZeroHedge.com Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. […]

Kremlin denies plotting to destroy Britain’s infrastructure as Britain is doing that anyway|Humor

Claims by defence minister Gavin Williamson that the Russians have been studying British power networks and photographing power stations as part of plans to sabotage Britain’s infrastructure have been officially denied by the Kremlin. A senior official within the heart of the Russian government admitted that SMERSH had considered such a plan but has now […]