The fight to dismantle the little-known Energy Charter Treaty

Electricity transmission towers beside a gas-fired power plant, operated by Uniper SE, in Irsching, Germany, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Michaela Handrick Riehl | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – The Energy Charter Treaty is not widely known, yet it is feared that the impact of this international agreement will be enough on its own … Read more

Oath Keepers, Proud Boys leaders subpoenaed in Jan. 6 Capitol riot probe

Proud Boys members, Enrique Tarrio, left, and Joe Biggs walk during the December 12, 2020 protest in Washington, DC. Tario was later arrested for actions committed at the protest and Bigs was later arrested for his involvement in the storming of the United States Capitol in Washington. Capital, United States, photo was taken on December … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty in Kenosha protest shootings

Kyle Rittenhouse looks back before his trial begins in Kenosha County Courthouse on November 8, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Shaun Krajek | Getty Images A jury found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty Friday on all five criminal charges in his closely watched trial for the murders of two unarmed men and the shooting of a third … Read more

Biden Covid vaccine mandate will likely reach the Supreme Court

Members of the Fraternal Order of Police, along with supporters, gather outside Chicago City Hall before a city council meeting on October 25, 2021. Jose M Osorio | Tribune News Service | Getty Images President Joe Biden is betting that his unprecedented mandate for a coronavirus vaccine will prevail against a series of lawsuits aimed … Read more

U.S. selling seized cryptocurrency in BitConnect fraud case

Signs at the US Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, DC, August 29, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters US authorities said Tuesday that the US Department of Justice will sell $56 million worth of cryptocurrency seized as part of a massive Ponzi scheme case against a man who promoted offshore lending program BitConnect, authorities said. … Read more

Trump ally Steve Bannon surrenders on charges stemming from Jan. 6

White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, February 23, 2017. Joshua Roberts | Reuters Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon surrendered Monday to federal authorities in Washington, D.C., where he faces criminal charges after defying a subpoena from lawmakers investigating the deadly invasion of the … Read more

Schiff says Jan. 6 House committee will move quickly to refer Meadows for criminal contempt

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows indicates that he walks back to the West Wing after an interview with FOX News outside the White House on October 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Olivier Doolery | AFP | Getty Images After two days of not appearing before a House select committee investigating the January 6 … Read more

Federal appeals court calls Biden vaccine mandate ‘fatally flawed’ and ‘staggeringly overbroad’

Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Covid-19 mandates outside the General Motors (GM) Technology Center in Warren, Michigan, United States, on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Court of Appeals called President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements for private companies “fatally flawed” and “amazingly broad,” arguing … Read more

Trump ally Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress over Jan. 6 probe subpoena

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon walks out of federal court in Manhattan, after his indictment hearing for conspiracy to commit fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in the Manhattan borough of New York, August 20, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters A federal grand jury indicted former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Friday … Read more

Myanmar court sentences journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in jail

T-shirts are on sale in support of detained American journalist Danny Finster in Huntington Woods, Michigan, on June 4, 2021. Jeff Kowalski | AFP | Getty Images A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced imprisoned US journalist Danny Finster to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty of several charges including incitement for … Read more