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Citing coronavirus risk, Julian Assange’s lawyers to apply for bail

Wikileaks said Monday that lawyers representing founder Julian Assange will apply for his release on bail because of the high risk in prison of contracting coronavirus and the deadly disease it causes, COVID-19.

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The Wikileaks founder is being held at a prison in London on an extradition warrant for publishing classified ...

Texas ice cream licker gets jail

In Port Arthur, Texas, a 24-year-old man was sentenced to 30 days in jail for posting a video last August to social media of himself taking ice cream out of a Walmart freezer, licking the ice cream like a complete ****, then returning the container to the freezer.

From AP:

D’Adrien Anderson, 24, also was sentenced ...

Google resists giving up emails, texts, & docs sought in state anticompetitive digital ad probe — reports

Reporting at the WSJ today says Alphabet/Google hasn't met the demands of state investigators to surrender emails, texts, and other documents in an ongoing anticompetitive digital-ad practices investigation.

Google is reluctant to surrender documents in the investigation of alleged anticompetitive practices, reports John D. McKinnon at The Wall Street Journal:

Google is resisting efforts to ...

Jailed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s health is improving, and he’s out of solitary – spokesman

Julian Assange, the jailed founder of Wikileaks, is no longer being held in solitary confinement and his health is improving, said his spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson to reporters on Tuesday.

“I saw him about 10 days ago - he has improved thanks to the pressure from his legal team, the general public, and amazingly, actually from ...

SDNY may charge Trump-Giuliani crony Lev Parnas over ‘Fraud Guarantee’

📷: Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas (2nd and 3rd from left) with Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani. Photographer unknown.

Prosecutors with the US attorney's office for the Southern District of New York are considering whether to charge Rudy Giuliani's crimeing buddy Lev Parnas, and at least one of Parnas's business partners, with misleading prospective investors for ...

Disabled patients in Iowa state-run home used as “guinea pigs” in ****** arousal experiments, lawsuit charges

A federal civil rights lawsuit filed this week claims that severely intellectually and physically disabled patients at a state-operated home in Iowa were used as “guinea pigs” in ****** arousal research experiments.

A 38-page complaint was filed on Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.

In it, former University of Kansas assistant ...

AG Barr criticizes Trump’s tweets on Stone: He should stop, his tweets ‘make it impossible for me to do my job’

Aww, the sycophant is sick of it.

Today, impeached president Donald Trump's manifestly corrupt personal attorney general Bill Barr said in an interview with ABC News, “The president has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case,” but that Trump should stop tweeting about the Justice Department because the president's tweets “make it ...

DOJ charges Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou with racketeering, conspiracy to steal IP

The Department of Justice on Thursday announced a 16-count superseding indictment against the Chinese technology company Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou. Among the charges: racketeering and conspiracy to steal intellectual property.

Here is the full text of the DoJ announcement:

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 13, 2020 Chinese Telecommunications ...

In Amazon.com and Bezos victory, judge orders Pentagon to temporarily stop JEDI contract

A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered the Pentagon to temporarily halt work on the cloud computing 'JEDI' contract, in what represents a major win for Amazon.com and Jeff Bezos.

In granting Amazon.com’s request for a preliminary injunction, the court has effectively paused the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft's up-to-$10 billion cloud computing deal.

Amazon.com claimed ...

Top Mueller prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky resigns from Roger Stone case, quits DOJ ‘effective immediately’

BREAKING NEWS: Top Robert Mueller prosecutor Aaron S.J. Zelinsky resigns from the Roger Stone case, effective immediately, he tells the court in a filing.

[READ THE FILING: PDF LINK]

Zelinsky's filing includes this footnote:

"The Court is advised that the undersigned attorney has resigned effective immediately after this filing as a Special Assistant United States ...