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Judge: Black Lives Matter Can't Be Sued

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter and one of its leaders, DeRay Mckesson , saying Black Lives Matter is a movement and as such can't be sued - and a hashtag can't be sued either. He has long described Black Live...

Federal judge rules Black Lives Matter can not be sued for officer injuries

The judge also denied the officer's attempt to add the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter to the suit, writing that "a hashtag is patently incapable of being sued". While Black Lives Matter as a whole cannot be sued, individuals associated with the group ca...

Black Lives Matter can not be sued, federal judge rules

District Judge Brian Jackson said that Black Lives Matter is a social movement like the Tea Party, and since a movement is not an entity, it can not be sued. " The movement began as a call to end violence and that call remains the same today ". A...

A Federal Judge Just Ruled That Black Lives Matter Can't Be Sued

On Thursday, a federal judge ruled that the Black Lives Matter movement is a social cause that can not be taken legal action against. While the movement itself lacked the capacity to be sued, an associated entity could be held liable, Jackson sai...

Federal judge rules cop can not sue Black Lives Matter

The Baton Rouge officer had sought to add the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter to the suit, a request Jackson denied, saying, "A hashtag is patently incapable of being sued". Photo of Black Lives Matter courtesy of Twitter. The local district attorney dec...

Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result

UKIP had a disastrous General Election - and their membership fell dramatically. Phil Hornby spent the day on the English Riviera, and watched the build-up to an unexpected result. A banner was superimposed with an image of Mr Farage posing as Adol...

Redrow plc (LON:RDW) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Barclays Capital maintained the shares of III in report on Wednesday, October 26 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Barclays Capital. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0...

'Black Lives' can't be sued says judge

The officer's attorney, Donna Grodner , said in an email that she was "not at liberty to discuss the case". The federal lawsuit was filed anonymously on behalf of East Baton Rouge Parish police. But until Black Lives Matter is held responsible for...

Black Lives Matter exempt from lawsuit, judge rules

Black Lives Matter , Jackson wrote, wasn't an entity capable of being sued. Brian Jackson , a United States district judge, dismissed the officer's suit and ruled that Black Lives Matter was not an entity capable of being sued. "It's organized...

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Judge Rules Black Lives Matter Cannot Be Sued

The officer, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, first filed the suit late a year ago, arguing that the pair should be held responsible for injuries he suffered while responding to protests in 2016. Grodner had argued Black Lives Matter is an "un...

Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is un...

US Orders Diplomat Retreat from Cuba

Announcing the move Friday, American officials linked it to 21 injuries from what they have begun describing as sonic " attacks ", with symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss , dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive problems and difficu...

Brexit is our core task says new Ukip leader Henry Bolton

Ukip unveiled its next former leader on the English Riviera yesterday afternoon and everyone had expected that it would be a straight fight between Peter Whittle, the former London mayoral candidate, and Anne Marie Waters , an anti-Islam activist wh...

US Pulls 60% of Staff From Cuba, Limits Travel

The attacks , believed to have taken place in Havana hotels, have caused a range of symptoms including hearing loss , headaches, dizziness and balance and cognitive issues. FBI investigators and other agents searched and found no devices at...

Louisiana Judge Rules Cop Cannot Sue Black Lives Matter

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter and one of its leaders, DeRay Mckesson , saying Black Lives Matter is a movement and as such can't be sued - and a hashtag can't be sued either. " The movement began as a call ...

Turkish Airlines suspends northern Iraq flights

Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a notice barring representatives of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from returning to Turkey. In a phone call with Abadi, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim "confirmed the support of his coun...

Former military man named as new leader of British UKIP

Asked whether Ukip had avoided becoming the "UK Nazi Party", referring to comments he made in the campaign, Mr Bolton told a press conference: "Absolutely, yes". Despite being relatively unknown, the ex-Thames Valley police officer, who joined the pa...

Ikea buys on-demand services site TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit has 60 employees and a 60,000-person network of independent contractors on its platform, and will continue to be able to work on other partnerships (in the United Kingdom, it already had a partnership with IKEA for furniture assembly; i...

UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader

Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. Bolton won 3,874 votes, ahead of 2,755 for Waters. "The other thin...

USA plans to withdraw staff from embassy in Cuba

Embassy in Havana, a response that would deal a devastating blow to the delicate rapprochement between the countries . The sources said the USA will stop issuing visas in Cuba effective immediately. And the attacks have continued to occur as ...

Dozens of US Diplomats Pulled From Cuba

The embassy , an iconic building on Havana's waterfront, also will suspend processing US visa applications. Cuba denies involvement in any sonic attack , according to the BBC . This is in response to attacks on American diplomats and emba...

Iraq's flight ban on Kurds goes into effect

UAE-based Air Arabia and low-priced carrier FlyDubai said they would also suspend flights, while Doha-based Qatar Airways announced that it would comply with the civil aviation authority's ruling. The State Department said it was "deeply disappoi...

US Plans Major Withdrawal of Staff from Embassy in Cuba

The State Department also issued a travel warning - telling US citizens to avoid travel to Cuba . He also accused the US of politicizing the incidents. Cuba said it was investigating the incidents. Clues about the circumstances of the incidents m...

United States cuts diplomatic staff in Cuba over injuries; Canada not following suit

US citizens in Cuba in need of emergency assistance should contact the embassy by telephone at +(53)(7) 839-4100 or the Department of State at 1-202-501-4444. The FBI has been involved in the investigation. And clues about the circumstances of th...

United States cuts diplomatic staff in Cuba over injuries; Canada not following suit

US citizens in Cuba in need of emergency assistance should contact the embassy by telephone at +(53)(7) 839-4100 or the Department of State at 1-202-501-4444. The FBI has been involved in the investigation. And clues about the circumstances of th...

Home furnishings giant enters 'gig economy' with acquisition

IKEA's acquisition of TaskRabbit is a significant move for the world's largest furniture retailer, which now operates and owns over 300 stores in 29 different countries, not to mention, two billion visits to IKEA.com per year. The purchase of Task...

Republican governor signs bill allowing Medicaid coverage for abortions

The state already covers abortions in cases of rape, incest and when there is a threat to the health and life of the mother. Emily Troscinski, executive director of Illinois Right To Life, said the state once funded unrestricted abortions through...

The Party That Propelled The UK Toward Brexit Has A New Leader

A number of UKIP MEPs had threatened to quit the party if Waters, who has described Islam as "evil", took over the party from former leader Paul Nuttall . Going forward, Bolton says the party will be focused on unification, gaining back control of...

Kurdish unilateral independence and a deadly impasse

The Kurdistan Regional Government warned in a statement on Thursday that any ban on worldwide flights to Irbil and Sulaimaniya would be "completely illegal and unconstitutional" and amount to "collective punishment against the Kurds".

Hutchinson applauds Rauner on HB 40 signing

Governor Rauner stands by his decision saying, "I believe a woman should have the right to make that choice herself and I do not believe that choice should be determined by income". "Their stories and their struggles are real and they have touched me...

United States measures against Cuba negative, arbitrary, says analyst — Interview

In the meanwhile, the Department has ordered all USA nonemergency government employees and their families to leave the island. U.S. Diplomats in Havana have suffered hearing loss and speech problems in a series of mysterious sonic attack...

Illinois Republicans Split Over Abandoning Rauner After Abortion Bill

Rezin said the state could not afford providing women on Medicaid and state employees with abortions. "If Roe v. Wade were overturned. women would not stop having abortions". Or would he risk everything to do what he believed was right? So he...

McConchie dismayed by Rauner's change of heart on abortion funding measure

Asked what the bill signing meant for his chances of a second term, Mr. Rauner said that he was doing what he thought was right and that "politics is politics". Rauner, who is up for re-election in 2018, said earlier this year that he would veto th...

Abortion Access bill wins thanks to Rauner but causes backlash

The governor took pains to say that he respected the religious and moral arguments against abortion, but that he personally supported abortion rights and that his efforts to broker a compromise on the bill had failed. I share the deep and profound di...

Abortion Access bill wins thanks to Rauner but causes backlash

The governor took pains to say that he respected the religious and moral arguments against abortion, but that he personally supported abortion rights and that his efforts to broker a compromise on the bill had failed. I share the deep and profound di...

Taxi company Uber goes in search of a new United Kingdom chairman

First is Uber's way of reporting serious crimes. Drivers for the firm, which allows users of its smartphone app to hail a ride anywhere, anytime at budget rates, could be out of a job when the company's current licence expires on September 30.

US Does Not Recognize Kurdish Vote

Turkish government spokesman Bekir Bozdag also claimed Turkish armed forces would stop training Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces, who are tasked with protecting oil fields from capture by Islamic State militants. Military tensions are running high;...

Uber boss to meet London transport chief

Theresa May has hit out at Transport for London's decision not to renew Uber's operating licence in London . "Irrespective of whether we did everything that is being said about us in London today (and to be clear, I don't think we did), it real...

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Interpol president Meng Hongwei reported missing during trip to China

But the South China Morning Post , citing an anonymous source, reports that he was "taken away" by Chinese authorities immediately after he arrived in China. But then, nothing. Hi...

Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Senator Susan Collins , a Republican from ME , arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., U.S., on Friday, Oct. Steve Daines, R-Mont.,...

Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do

The president said he'd circle back to her question once he had responded to all the questions about the trade deal. He's basically saying, 'If you think I'm an assh*le now, imag...

China conducts 'unsafe' maneuver near US Navy ship in S. China Sea

China opposed the USA warship's entry into the waters around the reefs, the Chinese defense ministry said in a statement Tuesday. Tensions in the South China Sea are growing...

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake criticizes Trump's 'appalling' mockery of Christine Blasey Ford

The president warned about a risky and "damn sad situation" in the country where a man's life can be destroyed over accusations over misconduct and are assumed guilty instead of i...

Trump ‘participated in outright fraud and dubious tax schemes in 1990s’

Tax experts cited in the report say Trump is unlikely to face criminal prosecution in helping his parents evade taxes because the manoeuvres occurred long ago and are past the stat...

Ford says she’s certain Kavanaugh attacked her

Both Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday about Blasey Ford's allegation. I denied the allegation immediately, une...

FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation: Full Facts, No Spin

While we don't know whether Manchin will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , the Democrat did say he supports an FBI investigation . "We have not heard anyt...

Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The investigation will be limited to "current credible allegations" against Kavanaugh and must be completed within a week, the committee requested. For the rest of America, the t...

United States judge Brett Kavanaugh faces fresh allegations

In an interview with Fox News on Monday, the Supreme Court nominee said that he never sexually assaulted anyone and was a virgin through high school and for " many years aft...

Special Reports

Russian Federation says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria

Putin says "a chain of tragic circumstances" is to be blamed for a Russian military aircraft shot down by a Syrian missile. Last week's crash , which killed 15 Russian service m...

O'Rourke, Cruz clash over shootings in debate

O'Rourke, Cruz clash over shootings in debate

O'Rourke remained unflappable while taking on Mr. "Talking about criminal justice reform, let's talk about where this problem started", he said at Prairie View A&M University...

Thursday’s Kavanaugh hearing is uncertain because of final details

Thursday’s Kavanaugh hearing is uncertain because of final details

The two other individuals whom Ford identified as being at the party where Kavanaugh supposedly misbehaved - Mark Judge and Patrick Smyth - have also said they have no recollecti...

Grassley sets Friday night deadline for Kavanaugh accuser to agree to testify

Grassley sets Friday night deadline for Kavanaugh accuser to agree to testify

The Democrats, all of whom served as prosecutors or state attorneys general, noted that President George H.W. Bush asked the FBI to investigate after law professor Anita Hill raise...

Trump Orders DOJ to Declassify FBI Documents & Texts in Russia Probe

Trump Orders DOJ to Declassify FBI Documents & Texts in Russia Probe

Trump has ordered "the immediate declassification" of parts of the FBI's June 2017 application to surveil former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. A month ago, the president made ...