The defendants convicted yesterday participated in a massive yet brutally efficient criminal enterprise that trafficked hundreds of vulnerable Thai women for sexual exploitation and used sophisticated money laundering techniques to conceal and sustain itself,
The day after Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office as Mexico’s president on Dec. 1, his foreign minister flew to Washington to propose a $20 billion development plan to make Central America a place for people to stay rather than flee.
He sent his finance minister at the time, Giannis Varoufakis, who is now working with Sen. Bernie Sanders to form an international progressive movement, to Berlin and London to hold the Greek position as forcefully as possible. Varoufakis did as he was asked. He made it clear that Syriza was willing to leave the European Union and default on its loans to defend Greek citizens from hardship. His comments rattled foreign exchange markets and weakened the euro against the dollar.
Nick Searcy’s new movie depicts the life and trial of Kermit Gosnell, who killed hundreds of babies that survived his late-term abortion procedures.
Norse myth, nature mysticism, and modern camp defy cliché in Nordic Impressions.
Mary provides an important but often forgotten link between the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
The Justice Department is not just any arm of government. It is a bulwark of the rule of law on which our domestic tranquility and prosperity depend.
Mark Harris (R) declares victory over Dan McCready (D) late on election night with a 2,000-vote lead and 99 percent of districts reporting.
The U.N. indicated that Jews’ praying at the Western Wall is more worthy of condemnation than Hamas’s lobbing rockets indiscriminately at Israeli civilians.
In Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers passed bills that would weaken the power of the new Democratic governor and attorney general.
Over in Michigan, lawmakers — inspired by Wisconsin’s tactics —- are trying to strip control of campaign finance issues from the incoming Democratic secretary of state
Scalia said the free-exercise clause bars laws that target religious beliefs & practices, but not laws that indirectly burden religious people or institutions
Court Excoriates Obama State Department/Justice Department for Possibly Acting in “Bad Faith” and Colluding “to Scuttle Public Scrutiny” of Clinton Private Email Server Court Criticizes Current Justice Department for “Chicanery” District Court Judge Lamberth Orders “Proposed Plan and Schedule for Discovery Within Ten Days”
There were young women who were working seven days a week and despaired of having enough money to feed and clothe their children.