Posts Tagged ‘federal’

US executes first woman on federal death row in nearly seven decades

The US government executed convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, early on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court cleared the last hurdle for her execution by overturning a stay, according to a reporter serving as a media witness.Montgomery’s execution marked the first time the US government has implemented the death sentence […]

Scott demands federal probe of Florida’s vaccine distribution

“This is something we’re already investigating,” DeSantis said during a press conference in Vero Beach. “The nursing home and long-term care program is for residents and staff of long-term care facilities. That’s who it’s for.” No one with MorseLife was immediately available for comment on Thursday. DeSantis said that while the state wants to vaccinate […]

Federal Court: President Donald Trump Has Authority to Bar Uninsured Immigrants from Admission 

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in favor of President Donald Trump’s order barring entry to legal immigrants until they fund their own health insurance and avoid becoming a “public charge’ for taxpayers. The San Francisco Chronicle put the number of migrants who would not be admissible at an estimated 375,000 every […]

Federal judge blocks voter purge of 4,000 Georgia voters

U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner has blocked the state of Georgia from purging thousands of voters.  Two counties, Muscogee County and Ben Hill County sought to purge these voters using unreliable data from national change-of-address forms. Gardner ruled this move was both improper and illegal as the voters were not given proper notice and […]

9 Federal Agencies Issue Rule to Protect Equal Participation of Faith-Based Orgs in Govt. Programs

Photo Credit: Willian 2000/Pixabay WASHINGTON — In light of an executive order issued by President Trump two years ago, nine government agencies — including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Veterans Affairs — have released a rule that aims to strengthen protections […]

SOLARWINDSgate: False Flag Cyberattack Against U.S. Federal Government—Who did it & Why?

State of the Nation First, here’s an excerpt of the Wikipedia page posted about this epic data breach and cyberattack. Notice the extraordinary length and detailed nature of the whole page … as if it has been created over several months by the actual perpetrators themselves. The 2020 United States federal government data breach was the result […]

Multiple US federal agencies targeted in ‘state-sponsored’ cyberattack

Multiple US federal bodies have been targeted by a “months-long” and “highly-sophisticated” cyberattack. The hack, which affected Treasury and Commercial departments, as well as businesses, is believed to have begun in spring 2020. It was discovered by Californian cybersecurity company FireEye, which was also targeted in the attack. “We have identified a global campaign that […]

Report: Joe Biden’s Brother Under Federal Investigation for Role in Bankrupt Healthcare Firm

Joe Biden’s younger brother, James, is purportedly under federal investigation by the United States Attorney in the Western District of Pennsylvania for his role in a now-bankrupt healthcare firm. On Wednesday, Politico reported that federal prosecutors “have been asking about James Biden’s dealings” with Americore Health, a company that operates rural hospitals . James Biden, […]

Federal and state lawsuits brought against Facebook calls for an end to BigTech’s predatory practices

Image Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Both federal regulators and state attorneys filed lawsuits against Facebook for breaking antitrust laws on Wednesday. The government is aiming to breakup the social media giant because Facebook’s “dominance deprives consumers of pro-privacy choices.” The numerous lawsuits filed on behalf of 46 U.S. states, Guam and the District of Columbia […]

Former police officer pleads guilty to federal extortion

Accused of accepting cash payments in lieu of issuing traffic tickets during two separate routine stops, a former Mississippi police officer recently pleaded guilty to one count of federal extortion under color of official right. In April 2020, Meridian Police Officer Royric “Roy” Benamon pulled over at least two drivers at night on separate occasions […]

US House Passes Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Photo Credit: Martjin Baudoin/Unsplash (Fox News) — The House of Representatives voted 228-164 to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act on Friday, the first time either chamber of Congress has ever voted to decriminalize marijuana. Marijuana legislation has been largely stagnant on the federal level, but more states have moved toward legalization in […]

Embassy Protection Collective Members Mark End Of Federal Probation

Above photo: Embassy Protectors and supporters after being released from detention after the arrests, May, 2019. Members will Travel to Venezuela as Election Observers. They Reiterate the call for the US to stop its illegal interference in Venezuela. Washington, DC – Today, three of the four members of the Embassy Protection Collective, Adrienne Pine, David […]

Federal Judge Finds Portland In Contempt For Use Of Tear Gas

Above photo: Portland police officer Brent Taylor, right, holds an FN303 less-lethal launcher and a can of pepper spray while dispersing a crowd of protesters on August 12, 2020, in downtown Portland, OR. Jonathan Levinson. Late Monday, a federal judge in Portland found the city in contempt of a court order that limited police officers’ […]

Federal court dismisses Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania lawsuit

Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court on Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected their latest effort to challenge the state’s presidential election results. The US president’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judges’ assessment that the `”campaign’s claims have no merit.” “Free, fair […]

Dozens File Federal Suit Alleging Chicago Police Abuse This Year

Above photo: Police officers guarding the Trump International Hotel & Tower hold back protesters in the Loop on May 30, 2020, during a rally and march to remember the May 25 killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune. Chicago was still struggling with looting and violence in the wake […]

Groups Call For Federal Investigation Of City Over Toxic Industry

Above photo: Residents on the Southeast Side have opposed the move of General Iron to their neighborhood. Sun-Times staff photo. City moving heavy industry to low-income neighborhoods. City’s role in relocating General Iron from Lincoln Park to a majority Latino neighborhood is one of many actions that violate civil rights, complaint alleges. The city of Chicago’s […]

Federal investigation opened following complaint of antisemitism at UIUC

The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced on Tuesday that it has opened a formal investigation into a complaint of unrelenting antisemitic harassment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), submitted on behalf of UIUC’s Jewish students. The good news comes as a relief to many on campus, who claim […]

Federal Election Commission Chairman Drops Bombshell: ‘This Election Is Illegitimate’

The Chairman of the Federal Election Commission went on record with a bombshell announcement, stating that from what he’s seen in Pennsylvania, and reports he’s been getting from elsewhere in the country, this election is illegitimate. It really is explosive news. The top boss of all the election officials, Trey Trainor, has confirmed that in his professional opinion, “there has […]

IVY League Colleges Are Federal Funded Colleges, Federal Employees Are a Parasite on Taxpayers (& Pedocracy)

[embedded content] Comment: What’s not mentioned is that the Federal Gov’t is infested with child predators as is the Vatican, Catholic and other churces and State governments. We are paying pensions to a bunch of child predators and these child predators make our laws. This is the real reason children de facto do NOT have […]

The Last Smash And Grab At The Federal Communications Commission

NOTE: Popular Resistance views internet access as a public good, something that everyone needs like electricity and water. This is best achieved through publicly-provided universal high speed internet.  – MF AT&T and Verizon secured arguably one of the biggest regulatory benefits from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with the agency ending the last remnants of […]

South Carolina Federal Judge, Obama Appointee, Rules Signatures Don’t Have to Match Absentee Ballots

A federal judge in South Carolina ruled Tuesday that local election authorities cannot discard absentee ballots whose signatures do not match those on file. U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel, an appointee of President Barack Obama, said that the signature authorization procedures being used by local authorities were “subjective.” The State, a Columbia, South Carolina-based […]

Former correctional officer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

Convicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine, a former Georgia correctional officer was recently sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Her convicted-felon boyfriend pleaded guilty to the same charge and was also sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. On April 9, 2018, officers from the Dublin Police […]

Canadian Government Tendering For Internment Camps (sorry ‘Federal Quarantine/Isolation sites’) – Dr. Stefan Lanka 2020 Article Busts the Virus Misconception – WAKE UP PEOPLE

Canada, where UN troops have just showed up Truth To Power Canada Preparing Internment Camps For When We The People Refuse The Neurotoxic DNA, Sterilising Covid Vaccine. Dr. Stefan Lanka 2020 Article Busts the Virus Misconception Service Provider(s) for Federal Quarantine / Isolation sites (6D112-202772/A) Public Works and Government Services Canada Home Procurement Data Tenders […]

‘GOP loses a big one in their war on drop boxes’: Federal judge bars Ohio from limiting ballot sites to one per county

A federal judge on Thursday blocked an order by Ohio’s Republican secretary of state limiting the number of absentee ballot drop boxes to one location per county, a move civil rights groups decried as a last-minute attempt to erect yet another barrier to safe and accessible voting amid the coronavirus pandemic. The scathing decision by […]

Joe Biden Is The Subject of Federal Criminal Investigation Into His Role In Spygate and Activities In Ukraine

Joe Biden is now the subject of an active federal criminal investigation into his role in the CI probe directed at Trump’s 2016 campaign. Recall, Joe Biden was in a January 5, 2017 secret Oval Office meeting discussing General Flynn’s phone calls with Russian Ambassador Kislyak with Obama, Yates, Comey, Rice and Brennan and 7 […]

Former Chicago police sergeant sentenced to 13 years in federal prison

Convicted on eight counts, including theft and drug charges, a former Chicago police sergeant was recently sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for participating in a robbery and extortion crew. During the 1990s, Chicago Police Sergeant Eddie Hicks participated in a four-man crew that used fake search warrants in order to rob suspected drug […]

Federal Reserve Banks Stocks Diving Down

Stock Value of U.S. Big Four Banks Is Crumbling, as Financial System Will Be Deeply Affected Oct. 2, 2020 (EIRNS)—As of Sept. 30, the stock values of America’s big four banks—JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citigroup— are in a free fall, year-to-date, by a range of 32 to 56%, indicating that despite […]

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

After pleading guilty to using excessive force against a pretrial detainee, a former Louisiana corrections officer was recently sentenced to 11 months in federal prison. On June 14, 2018, a pretrial detainee identified only as “K.F.” began banging on the door of his locked holding cell at the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office (RPSO), Detention Center […]

Federal judge blocks Trump’s effort to ban TikTok from US app stores

    A US District judge has made an 11th hour intervention to block a federal government order prohibiting downloads of TikTok from app stores by American users. US District Judge Carl Nichols issued a preliminary injunction, which would allow the popular app to still be on offer in Apple and Google stores, shortly before […]

Facebook Sued In Federal Court For “Spying” On Instagram Users Through Camera

In August, Facebook was accused of illegally harvesting the biometric data of users from its photo-sharing app Instagram. Now the social media giant is being sued again, this time for spying on Instagram users through their smartphone cameras, reported Bloomberg. The new lawsuit, filed Thursday (Sept. 17) in federal court in San Francisco by Instagram user Brittany Condi, claims Facebook gained access […]

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