High School Girls Admitted to Making False Sexual Assault Accusations Against a Male Student Because They ‘Just Don’t Like Him’

This is why due process and presumption of innocence is fundamentally important.

Seneca Valley School District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is facing a lawsuit from a former male student who was forced out of school—and investigated for sexual assault—due to a series of false accusations made by female students.

Source: High School Girls Admitted to Making False Sexual Assault Accusations Against a Male Student Because They ‘Just Don’t Like Him’

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After UAE ‘Murder Squad’ Revelations, How Many More Private US Hit Teams Are Under Gulf Regimes?

“There was a targeted assassination program in Yemen. I was running it. We did it” — confessed Hungarian Israeli security contractor Abraham Golan who heads the Delaware-based military contractor Spear Operations Group to BuzzFeed News as part of a lengthy new tell-all exposing an outrageous story of US covert ops gone wild .

Source: After UAE ‘Murder Squad’ Revelations, How Many More Private US Hit Teams Are Under Gulf Regimes?

Judge Don Willett Stands Out on Criminal Justice Reform

Don Willett first rose to fame in conservative legal circles as a Texas Supreme Court justice with a penchant for penning spirited constitutional defenses of economic liberty. Since joining the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit late last year, Willett has been making a name for himself in another significant area of the law: criminal justice reform.

Source: Judge Don Willett Stands Out on Criminal Justice Reform

Jamal Khashoggi’s killing took seven minutes, Turkish source tells MEE

Turkish source tells MEE Khashoggi was killed and dismembered on table in study room at Saudi consulate in Istanbul It took seven minutes for Jamal Khashoggi to die, a Turkish source who has listened in full to an audio recording of the Saudi journalist’s last moments told Middle East Eye.

Source: Jamal Khashoggi’s killing took seven minutes, Turkish source tells MEE

Church crosses burned in China’s Christianity crackdown

China is in the midst of a crackdown.  Perhaps this explains the importance of freedom of speech, freedom of association and Religious Freedom.  In spite of all our faults, the US is still the best damn country on the planet.

China cracks down on religion, crosses burned at Christian churches, Xi Jinping photos installed Updated September 25, 2018 17:25:51 China has intensified its crackdown on religion, with images emerging of crosses being burned and destroyed at Christian churches.

Source: Church crosses burned in China’s Christianity crackdown

Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Dismissed, Trump Entitled To Legal Fees

I hope that Avenatti has to pay the legal fees himself.  He is a bigger self-promoter than Trump and that’s saying something.

The Judge has dismissed porn actress and stripper Stephanie Clifford’s lawsuit against President Trump, according to one of Trump’s attorneys. The judge says that Trump is entitled to legal fees from Daniels, which Trump’s legal team says will be determined at a later date.

Source: Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Dismissed, Trump Entitled To Legal Fees

Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis

Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis The Italian government’s populist spending plans — a proposal is due to Brussels on Monday — have bond investors worried about the potential for another debt crisis. Credit Nadia Shira Cohen for The New York Times By Jack Ewing and Jason Horowitz History suggests that the world is about due for another financial crisis.