Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Six animal rights activists in California have been charged with multiple felony counts in two separate criminal cases brought by Utah prosecutors last month. If convicted, they could face many years in prison. These charges raise serious questions about whether prosecutors are attempting to unconstitutionally punish the activists for filming, documenting and exposing abuses by the agricultural industry that dominates the […]

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence, threatening practices that have long been considered garden variety development work for technology companies, sources familiar with the discussions said. So far, U.S. government reviews for national security and other concerns have […]

Usrr wealthy person Deripaska undermines complaint over myths of shady ties to the best endorsed

Usrr wealthy person Deripaska undermines complaint over myths of shady ties to the best endorsed

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has dismissed “false accusations” and is ready to take the issue to court after a video of his alleged meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister on a luxury yacht sparked corruption allegations. The controversy erupted after footage emerged online, allegedly showing the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Prikhodko vacationing with Russian […]

Defiant Pakistan suspends intel-military ties with US, says 'don't threaten or intimidate'

Defiant Pakistan suspends intel-military ties with US, says 'don't threaten or intimidate'

ISLAMABAD: Deciding to suspend all intelligence and military cooperation with the United States, Pakistan on Thursday said that the White House must end it’s threatening and intimidating attitude towards the country. The statement comes days after Trump administration blocked the $ 255 million military aid to Pakistan. Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir says intelligence and military […]

Catalonia election: Voters split over ties with Spain

Catalonia election: Voters split over ties with Spain

The people of Catalonia are voting in a closely watched regional election, called by Spain following a controversial independence referendum. The snap election pits Catalan pro-independence parties against those who want the region to remain a semi-autonomous part of Spain. All indications are that the result will be very close. A BBC correspondent says there […]

Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties. “These stories are true,” C.K. said in a statement. Five women detailed incidents of […]

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama “House of Cards,” after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of […]