The notorious pig farmer and confessed serial killer Robert Pickton may be granted another chance to clear his name in court. A 2007 jury found Pickton guilty on 6 counts of second degree murder - for many, a welcome verdict after a long investigation that found the brutalized remains of missing Vancouver women on his farm.
reporter writes "According to a report just published by the NY Times, Washington and the Kremlin have finalized an agreement on limiting nuclear weapons and related hardware. Notably, the agreement does not restrict American development of an anti-missile shield.
The scandal is growing at Environment Canada of how Canadian climate researchers are being "muzzled" by draconian policies of Prime Minister Stephen Harper..."It is clear that muzzling under the Harper government is the most oppressive in the history of federal government science. Incredibly, some of the most eminent scientists in Canada have been forbidden to speak publicly on scientific matters where they are recognized as world experts."
reifman writes "Last week, the Washington State House of Representatives passed a bill which would impose a 10% tax on custom software while all but eliminating a $100 million yearly tax obligation that some say Microsoft is wrongfully avoiding by routing large chunks of business through an office in Nevada. 'I believe we've got an issue of justice and fairness here,' said Rep. Maralyn Chase.
A federal appeals court on Friday handed another victory to conservative
opponents of campaign-finance restrictions, striking down limits on
individual contributions to independent groups who want to use the money
for or against candidates in federal elections.
You didn’t think Riot 2010 was over yet, did you? ---- Day to day, the tentacles of global
capitalism threaten to choke the life from us, and opportunities to attack its nucleus
rarely present themselves. Rest assured that when the G20 comes within striking distance
this June, we won’t miss. ---- The G20 will be descending upon the part of Turtle Island
now known as Toronto.
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