Rarely does the image of the American "world police" and "Mr. Clean" emerge so clearly in matters of corruption as it has with the arrests of FIFA officials in a Zurich luxury hotel.
<b>•A pastor plans to kill dozens of Muslims — with machetes, assault rifles and Molotov cocktails. But he got busted and was arrested by the FBI.
•After his confession, the man was released with an ankle monitor on $30,000 bail; the district attorney’s office didn’t even publish a statement to the press.
Depressed, overweight … to fight against their poor physical and moral condition, FBI agents are ordered to go back to sports.
On Sunday, Poland summoned the U.S. ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ambassador received a diplomatic protest note in response to remarks making Poland a nation that is co-responsible for the Holocaust, as stated in a comment made by FBI Director James Comey. The reaction of the Polish authorities was [Read more]
Because of flawed forensic analyses carried out by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, over 30 prisoners in America have been wrongly sentenced to death. Nobody bothered to look closely enough.
The numbers are unfortunately vague. There are no official or required statistics that would register how often police officers shoot at civilians for whatever reasons, and to which ethnic groups the victim and the shooter belong. Only fragmented data exist for this purpose, which can be found under search terms such [Read more]
A new law that came into force on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. allows for smoking marijuana, but it does not allow the selling of it. Anyone who is over 21 can smoke pot at home (smoking in public places is not allowed). However, to do so, you either need to get it from someone as a gift, or you have to plant it and [Read more]
Controversy has emerged in the U.S. after the killing of Kayla Mueller. Since July, not a single attempt had been made to rescue her.
A decree will encourage companies to better share their information, but they are reluctant to do so. Since the Snowden affair, tensions have been high between Washington and the Internet giants.