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War crimes in Libya and the international law – DAILY KOS

The apparent execution (?) of dictator Muamar Gaddafi seems to be a war crime. No matter how terrible dictator Gadaffi was, the images of his capture and beating were very disturbing. What is even more shocking are the images of … Continue reading

Labor Worries Rise As Planting Season Nears In Ala. – NPR News

Alabama farmers are facing a labor crisis because of the … Robert Bentley’s plan to get jobs for out-of-work Alabamians by passing the nation’s toughest immigration law. Among other things, it calls for police to detain suspects if there’s …

GOP wants environmental laws waived for Border Patrol – Bellingham Herald

WASHINGTON — In a move aimed at improving national security, House Republicans want to give the U.S. Border Patrol unprecedented authority to ignore 36 environmental laws on federal land in a 100-mile zone stretching along the Canadian and …

Mattel to Acquire HIT Entertainment for $680 Million – New York Times

HIT Entertainment, based in London and New York … Mattel was advised by RBC Capital Markets and the law firm Latham & Watkins, while HIT was advised by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the law firm Weil, Gotshal & … Continue reading

Environmental education belongs in the classroom – Baltimore Sun

No valid environmental curriculum could avoid touching on these … they might elect a Congress less inclined to pass laws rolling back regulations governing cement kiln emissions, a major source of mercury, as the House did earlier this month.

California GOP hard-pressed to dispute law that moves initiatives to November ballot – Inside Bay Area

“It’s ready to go.” Hiltachk believes it’s crucial for Republicans to overturn the law because they’re about to lose one of their last remaining levers of power in California, the June primary — a political battleground Republicans have used to … Continue reading

Report: Romney health care law helps illegal immigrants – USA Today

The Massachusetts health care law signed by then-governor Mitt Romney in 2006 includes a program that allows illegal immigrants to get medical treatment if they don’t have insurance, according to a news story out today. The Romney campaign is blaming … Continue reading

Portuguese bank fined $7 mn for breaking US laws – Big Hollywood

Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo will pay $7 million for violating US securities laws by offering brokerage services without a license to Portuguese immigrants, US authorities said Monday. The US Securities and Exchange Commission said the large Portuguese …

Transitional Leader Calls for Sharia Law as Country Celebrates Liberation – FOX News

“Finding out how they died matters,” said Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch. “It will set the tone for whether the new Libya will be ruled by law or by summary violence … or property taken during the civil … Continue reading

Small Business: Charles Piper’s Professional Services – Memphis Commercial Appeal

“I thought I would draw on the last (30 years) of experience as a federal agent and as criminal investigator and help businesses, law firms and individuals,” said the 54-year-old. Piper is a licensed and insured private investigator operating …