Navy SEALs Face Sexual Assault Charges and Drug Investigation

Navy SEALs Face Sexual Assault Charges and Drug Investigation

The commanding officer and the senior enlisted adviser of a Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL team deployed in East Africa have been relieved of their duties because of allegations of sexual assault and harassment. In addition, 11 members of other East Coast SEAL units tested positive for drugs and face disciplinary action, according to a Navy […]

California AG Launches Investigation Into Stephon Clark Shooting

California AG Launches Investigation Into Stephon Clark Shooting

The California state Department of Justice will open an independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of 23-year-old Stephon Clark, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Sacramento’s police chief jointly announced on Tuesday. The decision was made at the request of the Sacramento Police Department, and comes amid growing national outrage over the killing of Clark, who […]

Nunes Memo Accidentally Confirms the Legitimacy of the FBI’s Investigation

Nunes Memo Accidentally Confirms the Legitimacy of the FBI’s Investigation

Despite strong objections from the Justice Department, House Republicans released a four-page memo on Friday challenging the “legitimacy and legality” of the FBI’s surveillance of Carter Page, a former adviser to the Trump campaign suspected of having ties to Russian intelligence. The memo, generated by staffers of House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes, R-Calif., confirms […]

ACLU Investigation Reveals Texas Troopers Are Turning Traffic Stops of Immigrants Into Deportations

A shocking new investigation by the ACLU of Texas and The Intercept reveals how state troopers are essentially acting as deportation officers. After poring through public records of traffic stops by the Texas Highway Patrol, the ACLU of Texas uncovered what amounts to a deportation machine operated by the state’s Department of Public Safety. State […]

Marcy Wheeler: Mike Flynn’s Guilty Plea to FBI Will Shape How GOP Handles Russia Investigation

Just before news broke that President Trump’s former national security adviser Mike Flynn will plead guilty this morning to lying to the FBI, we spoke with national security reporter Marcy Wheeler, who anticipated the news and said it could “dramatically change how Republicans face the Russian investigation.” TRANSCRIPT AMY GOODMAN: On Thursday, The New York Times reported President Trump pressured […]

Comey drafted ‘unclassified’ statement ending Clinton email investigation long before case closed

Comey drafted ‘unclassified’ statement ending Clinton email investigation long before case closed

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 06:42 In newly-released documents, the FBI confirms that former Director James Comey sent a draft statement regarding the conclusion of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, months before interviewing her. The title of the release is ‘Drafts of Director Comey’s July 5, 2016 Statement Regarding Email Server Investigation’. This title refers […]