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  • Iran to ban US citizens in response to Trump's order

    01/28/2017 10:25:21 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 119 replies
    CNN ^ | 1-28-2017 | Ralph Ellis
    Iran says it will ban all US citizens from entering the country in response to President Donald Trump's executive order limiting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, according to an Iranian Foreign Ministry statement published on state media Saturday.
  • Santorum surges into the lead (National poll Santorum 38%, Romney 23%)

    02/11/2012 6:19:11 AM PST · by Rational Thought · 462 replies · 1+ views
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 02/11/2012 | Public Policy Polling
    Riding a wave of momentum from his trio of victories on Tuesday Rick Santorum has opened up a wide lead in PPP's newest national poll. He's at 38% to 23% for Mitt Romney, 17% for Newt Gingrich, and 13% for Ron Paul. Part of the reason for Santorum's surge is his own high level of popularity. 64% of voters see him favorably to only 22% with a negative one. But the other, and maybe more important, reason is that Republicans are significantly souring on both Romney and Gingrich. Romney's favorability is barely above water at 44/43, representing a 23 point...
  • Marshals ordered to seize Righthaven assets

    11/02/2011 1:22:13 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 26 replies ^ | 11/02/2011 | Steve Green
    Las Vegas copyright infringement lawsuit filer Righthaven LLC’s financial problems grew Tuesday when the federal court in Las Vegas commanded the U.S. Marshals Service to seize more than $63,000 in Righthaven assets to satisfy a creditor’s judgment and costs. Lance Wilson, clerk of the court, signed a writ of execution requested by attorneys for Wayne Hoehn, who was sued for copyright infringement by Righthaven —but then defeated Righthaven in court when his case was dismissed this summer. Righthaven since March 2010 has filed 275 lawsuits against websites, bloggers and message board posters claiming they infringed on material from the Las...
  • Judge rules Righthaven lacks standing to sue, threatens sanctions over misrepresentations

    06/14/2011 3:54:47 PM PDT · by redreno · 63 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 06/14/2011 | By Steve Green
    A federal judge in Las Vegas today issued a potentially devastating ruling against copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC, finding it doesn't have standing to sue over Las Vegas Review-Journal stories, that it has misled the court and threatening to impose sanctions against Righthaven. Because he found Righthaven doesn't have standing to sue, Chief U.S. District Judge for Nevada Roger Hunt dismissed Righthaven's copyright infringement lawsuit against the Democratic Underground.
  • Imam Who Led Radical Islam Group Killed in FBI Raid

    10/28/2009 6:52:26 PM PDT · by Doogle · 23 replies · 1,151+ views
    AP via FOX ^ | 10/28/09 | AP
    DETROIT — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested several members of a radical Sunni Islam group in the U.S., killing one of its leaders at a shootout in a Michigan warehouse, the U.S. attorney's office said. Agents were trying to arrest Luqman Ameen Abdullah, 53, at a Dearborn warehouse on charges that included conspiracy to sell stolen goods and illegal possession and sale of firearms. Authorities also conducted raids elsewhere to try to round up 10 followers named in a federal complaint.
  • Eleven Members/Associates of Ummah Charged with Federal Violations...

    10/28/2009 4:56:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 56 replies · 1,881+ views ^ | October 28, 2009 | n/a
    October 28, 2009 Note: The following text is a quote: Eleven Members/Associates of Ummah Charged with Federal Violations One Subject Fatally Shot During Arrest United States Attorney Terrence Berg, Eastern District of Michigan, Andrew G. Arena, Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), Detroit, Michigan, and Police Chief Warren Evans, Detroit Police Department (DPD), Detroit, Michigan announced a federal complaint was unsealed today charging Luqman Ameen Abdullah, a.k.a.Christopher Thomas, and 10 others with conspiracy to commit several federal crimes, including theft from interstate shipments, mail fraud to obtain the proceeds of arson, illegal possession and sale of...
  • Leader of Detroit mosque killed in FBI raid

    10/28/2009 3:34:15 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 149 replies · 4,618+ views
    AP ^ | October 28, 2009
    Federal authorities say a leader of what they describe as a nationwide radical Sunni Islam group has been fatally shot during an FBI raid in the Detroit area. The U.S. attorney's office in Detroit says Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah refused to surrender during an FBI raid Wednesday and was killed in an exchange of gunfire. Abdullah and 10 others were charged in a complaint with conspiracy to commit several federal crimes, including illegal possession and sale of firearms and theft from interstate shipments. Authorities say an FBI dog also was killed during the raid.
  • Family Of Murdered Doctor Closes Abortion Clinic Permanently (Victory!)

    06/09/2009 6:54:08 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 22 replies · 1,052+ views
    All Headline News ^ | June 9, 2009 | Windsor Genova
    Wichita, Kansas (AHN) - The Women's Health Care Services, the only abortion clinic in Wichita, Kansas, will be closed permanently effective immediately, the family of the murdered doctor running the facility announced on Tuesday. The lawyers of Dr. George Tiller's family made the announcement on behalf of their client. "The Tiller family wishes to assure Dr. Tiller's past patients that the privacy of their medical histories and patient records will remain as fiercely protected now and in the future as they were during Dr. Tiller's lifetime," the family said in a statement, according to The Women's Health Care Services...
  • Hey Hill, Bill - Don't Stop Thinkin' 'bout tomorrow!!!

    06/03/2008 4:17:22 AM PDT · by epluribus_2 · 3 replies · 69+ views
    today | epluribus_2
    this is the way the world ends,this is the way the world ends,this is the way the world ends, not with a bang but a whimper. e.e. cummings