On paper, the company was owned by his wife, a Thai woman named Ann Unsanun, and a billionaire Qatari, who served as its “sponsor.” Shaykhoun met the billionaire’s daughter and was swayed by her charm and the salary, which was $100,000 more than she was making at Al Jazeera. She took the job in 2015. … [Read more...] about Lamborghinis, Burkas, Sex Party Invites And ‘Chop Chop Square’: A New York Lawyer’s 15 Years In The Middle East
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Key points:Paul Dale argues he is a victim of hysterical headlines and a corrupt police forceIn a new book, he suggests readers consider both sides of the story before assuming he is guiltyHe said he was happy to testify at the Lawyer X royal commission in a bid to clear his name … [Read more...] about Is Paul Dale an incredibly ‘lucky man’ or the victim of a stitch-up?
“Though Defendants repeat ad nauseum that they are ‘impos[ing] no independent legal requirements on plaintiffs,’ there has been ‘no enforcement action threatened or taken,’ or their guidance documents ‘are not legally binding,’ they are nonetheless culpable for re-writing Congressional text in fact by their actions,” their brief reads. The states accuse DOJ and DOE of promulgating new rules by means of regulatory “dark matter,” a deluge of agency directives, notices, memoranda, guidance documents, and even blog posts which effectively create new policy without congressional legislation or Administrative Procedure Act protocols. … [Read more...] about Texas Leads 13 States In Lawsuit To Stop Obama Transgender Bathroom Rules
She added that TBI isn't taking her seriously because 'I've not fully told them I've been like "hey, like my mom camped out in Mendota, you know, to go check them out," but I've never been like, "hey, she's like in a silver camper" because my mom did threaten me like you know if I told anybody – I’m not gonna get into that – but she did.' … [Read more...] about Missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell’s mother is arrested and charged with making false reports days after the child’s grandmother and her boyfriend were held in connection with the disappearance
The US Supreme Court has dismissed the case of DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who had requested an appeal after he was convicted for his role in the serial sniper shooting spree that rocked Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia 17 years ago. Despite being 17 at the time of the shootings, Malvo was handed several life sentences in relation to the killing spree, which left 10 dead and millions living in terror for weeks. However, a new Virginia law makes juvenile offenders who were sentenced to life imprisonment eligible for parole after serving 20 years. In light of this new rule, both sides agreed any further court debate in this case isn't necessary. Still, Malvo still faces separate life sentences related to the killings in Maryland. … [Read more...] about 5 things to know for February 27: Coronavirus, Coors shooting, Saudi Arabia, sniper