President Barack Obama complained that Senate Republicans delaying the confirmation of his choice for a new attorney general are holding his pick “hostage.” It has been over four months since Loretta Lynch's nomination was announced.
International drug cartels have benefited from US sanctions aimed at isolating Russia, anti-drug chief Viktor Ivanov told RT. He also dismissed allegations brought against him during the Litvinenko case hearings in London as “a farce.”
Amid strained relations with Russia, London is bringing more high-profile political figures in its dragging inquiry into the 2006 death of Aleksandr Litvinenko. The latest is Russia's anti-drug chief, who spoke to RT about the real target of this mess.
Judge William Garnett declined to release grand jury records in the Eric Garner case, stating the plaintiffs had not made a “compelling” case for “need.” Requests for the records were made by civil rights groups and the New York Post.
The Mall of America in Minnesota used a phony Facebook profile to conduct surveillance on “Black Lives Matter” activists, according to a new report, and then provided that intelligence to local authorities as evidence to use against the protesters.
Agrochemical giant Monsanto has settled class action lawsuits with farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat incident in 2013. Without any admission of liability the company will pay some $350,000 in donations to agricultural schools.