Posts Tagged ‘requests’

Man Requests Trial by Combat in Divorce, Wants to Forge His Own Swords

(TMU) — In a bizarre filing, a Kansas man has asked an Iowa court to honor his request for trial by combat in a custody hearing with his ex-wife. The 40-year-old man, David Ostrom, wants to meet his ex-wife and her attorney “on the field of battle where I will rend their souls from their […]

Netanyahu requests parliamentary immunity, calls charges against him ‘fabricated tales’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to seek parliamentary immunity from prosecution over corruption charges against him, a move that would likely delay any trial until after the third consecutive round of Israeli elections in March. At a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday,  the embattled premiere — who is facing corruption, bribery, and […]

Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden

Civil liberties groups and privacy advocates raised alarm Thursday after the Trump administration called on Congress to reauthorize an NSA mass surveillance program that was exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The New York Times, which obtained the Trump administration’s request to Congress, reported that “the administration urged lawmakers to make permanent the legal […]

Louisiana House Rep Requests Dept of Environmental Quality and Board of Health to Study Effects of 5G. Telecom Industry Has No Evidence That 5G is Safe.

May 28, 2019 By B.N. Frank Telecom Industry representatives gave congressional testimony in February that they had no scientific evidence that 5G is safe. U.S. elected officials have been intervening on behalf of concerned citizens. The most recent one is from Louisiana. There is research that has already shown that 5G are biologically and environmentally […]

President Trump Requests Nigel Farage to Attend UK State Banquet with The Queen

US President Donald Trump has requested the Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage be added to the guest list for his State banquet with Queen Elizabeth next month. Friends of Farage say President Trump has personally invited him to the white-tie dinner, despite fierce objections from other senior officials, including Prime Minister Theresa May. Breitbart.com reports: […]

Netanyahu thanks Trump for ‘answering another of my important requests’ on eve of election

The foreign collusion story is mainstream. Not Russia. Israel. On NPR this morning, the host asked a State Department official whether Donald Trump designated the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization so as to make an offering to Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of the Israeli election. “I want to ask you about […]

Nazanin Zaghari requests conditional release

IRNA – Lawyer of Nazanin Zaghari, an Iranian-British citizen who has been sentenced to five years in prison and is currently serving her jail term, announced her client’s request to Tehran prosecutor’s office to agree with conditional release. Mahmoud Behzadi-Rad, speaking on Tuesday in an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said her […]

UK govt requests research explaining the large increase in school-age girls seeking gender reassignment

     A huge rise in the number of school-age girls seeking gender reassignment, which has seen an increase from 40 to 1,806 referrals in eight years, has prompted the UK government to request a study into the reasons behind the surge. Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt has ordered research into the reasons behind […]

U.S. Courts Release 2017 Wiretap Report: Orders and Convictions Rise, No Requests Denied, 10 States Absent, No FISA Data

By Aaron Kesel Federal courts across the U.S. reported a 30 percent increase in authorized wiretaps in 2017, compared to 2016, that’s up 73% over ten years according to a Judiciary report released by the Administration Office of the U.S. Federal Courts. Meanwhile, state courts in comparison reported an 11 percent rise in […]

Russian embassy in Paris requests info from France on knife attacker’s citizenship

     The Russian embassy in Paris has requested information on the nationality of the man who killed one and injured several others with a knife in the city. Reports claim that he was born in Chechnya but had French citizenship. “We have requested information on the nationality of the attacker and we are currently waiting […]

Russian embassy in Paris requests info from France on knife attacker’s nationality

“We have requested information on the nationality of the attacker and we are currently waiting for a response from the French authorities,” Anna Shlychkova from the embassy’s press service told RT. French national born in Chechnya, links to Islamists: What we know about Paris attacker so far On Saturday evening, the attacker shouted “Allahu akbar” […]

FOIA Requests Reveal Tor Project’s Close Ties to US Government

The Tor Project – a private nonprofit known as the “NSA-proof” gateway to the “dark web,” turns out to be almost “100% funded by the US government” according to documents obtained by investigative journalist and author Yasha Levine. The Tor browser, launched in 2001, utilizes so-called “onion routing” technology developed by the US Navy in 1998 to […]

U.S. Defense Department requests $1.4bn for Iraq, Syria train and equip program in 2019

nsnbc : The United States’ Department of Defense (DoD) has requested $1.4 billion for its train and equip programs in Iraq and Syria as […]

ICC prosecutor requests probe for alleged crimes by U.S. and Afghan forces, CIA and Taliban

nsnbc : Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, asked judges to authorize an investigation into allegations in Afghanistan […]

Mueller requests Justice Department documents and emails on Holder, Lynch, Obama

     U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump’s White House just expanded to President Barack Obama’s White House, True Pundit has learned. Mueller’s probe has also expanded into the tenures of Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch in their official roles as U.S. attorney general during Obama’s two terms in the White […]

Appeals Court Forces CIA’s Hand In FOIA Requests For Torture Records

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and other government agencies have no right to “resist disclosure” if a requester fails to adequately describe records they are seeking in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. They also must make a “good faith” attempt to define a request properly, a federal appeals court ruled. The Ninth Circuit […]

Critics of U.S. ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’ say even requests for information could expose citizens to penalties

This proposed Bill which makes it illegal to Boycott Israeli businesses located in Occupied Palestinian Territory has not taken into consideration International Law and the limits of the occupying Authority whose only mandate is to ‘administer’ the area, under the rules of usufruct he is not, for instance, allowed to sell immovable property, certainly not […]

To contain Russia and China, Pentagon requests more than $230 billion for nuclear weapons modernization

     In the next 20 years, the Pentagon intends on spending $230 – 290 billion for the modernization of its nuclear forces. This was stated by US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Robert Soofer, presenting the budget request in the Senate. Among the reasons justifying the need to develop nuclear weapons, Soofer pointed to the […]

Russia requests WTO consultations over sweeping Ukrainian sanctions

     Russia has demanded consultations with the World Trade Organization and Kiev over Ukrainian sanctions, which it believes have violated the organization’s rules. If the consultations are not fruitful, Russia may seek legal action against Ukraine. Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin announced the decision on the sidelines of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial meeting, […]

Only Two Percent Of Surveillance Requests Denied By Secret Spy Court

Proving that the U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court is nothing more than a rubber stamp for the government’s spying apparatus, a report has revealed the secretive court denied only about two percent of surveillance requests last year. According to the annual report, it received 1,752 applications for surveillance in 2016, partially denying only 26 of the […]

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