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Bradley Manning deserves a medal | Glenn Greenwald

After 17 months of pre-trial imprisonment, Bradley Manning, the 23-year-old US army private and accused WikiLeaks source, is finally going to see the inside of a courtroom. This Friday, on an army base in Maryland, the preliminary stage of his military trial will start. He is accused of leaking to the whistleblowing site hundreds of […]

Syracuse coach apologizes for questioning Fine accusers

Syracuse, New York (CNN) — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim has apologized for statements he made about child sex allegations against his former assistant coach. “I believe I misspoke very badly in my response to the allegations that have been made. I shouldn’t have questioned what the accusers expressed or their motives. I am really […]

US banks sued over home seizures

1 December 2011 Last updated at 23:44 GMT Agents used by banks to sort out foreclosures may have acted illegally Massachusetts is suing five major banks alleging “illegal” and “deceptive” conduct in the way they seized homes during the financial crisis. Bank of America, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and GMAC must pay for the […]

IDF strike on Gaza wounds French consul and family

November 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis IDF strike on Gaza wounds French consul and family –France condemns ‘consequences’ of army raid on Sunday, urges Israeli security forces to be mindful of civilian harm 15 Nov 2011 France’s consul to the Gaza Strip, his wife and 13-year-old daughter were wounded during an Israeli air strike on […]

Screenwriter Frank Miller calls Occupy protesters ‘thieves and rapists’

Graphic novelist and screenwriter Frank Miller has posted a excoriating rant on the Occupy movement on his personal blog, accusing it of being an unruly mob of “louts, thieves and rapists” that can “do nothing but harm America”. Miller, best-known for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, 300, and Sin City, introduces his post with the […]

Diabetes Prevention Starts With Your Doctor

The first time I ever used an electronic medical record was 12 years ago, during my neurology rotation in medical school. Students were responsible for writing daily progress notes on each hospitalized patient that updated his or her treatment plan and list of ailments. A helpful senior doctor let me in on a time-saver: cut […]