Allegations against Netanyahu include suspicions he accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars of champagne and cigars from billionaire friends, offered to trade favors with a newspaper publisher and used his influence to help a wealthy telecom magnate in exchange for favorable coverage on a popular news site. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime. The indictment does not require Netanyahu to resign but is expected to raise pressure on him to step down.
Israel’s attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader’s grip on power.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit charged Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three different scandals. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime. Mandelblit was set to issue a formal statement later Thursday.
National police forces of 10 EU member states are calling to create a system of interlinked facial recognition databases in addition to Prüm, the EU-wide database-cross-referencing system that already allows for all-at-once scanning of individual DNA, fingerprint, and vehicle registration databases.
It is theorized that Mattia, who is considered the first patient to fall ill from the coronavirus in the area, may have contracted the virus from his manager who returned to Italy from China on January 21. However, the manager still shows no signs of the virus.
ICE agents arrested two repeat-offender Mexican nationals at Sonoma County Court despite a California law prohibiting federal agens from making arrests at courthouses without a warrant from a judge. ICE claims it doesn’t matter what laws California put in place, because they don’t nullify federal immigration laws.
Zimmerman is going after Democrat presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren for their remarks on Twitter that USA Today said were made “for political gain in misguided and malicious attempts to bolster their standings amongst African-American voters, all at Zimmerman’s expense.”
Three trains derailed in February after a far-left extremist website called on fellow extremists to sabotage the trains in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation anti-pipeline protests. Such protests have crippled Canada’s rail system.
In 2018, Bayer bought Monsanto, a manufacturer of dicamba herbicide, for $63-billion, and, therefore, now holds Monsanto’s liability. Internal emails indicated that Monsanto refused to test the product for safety so they could claim that there was no evidence of a health risk.
2020 Democrat presidential candidate, billionaire Michael Bloomberg has reportedly spent $460 million of his own money to rise in the race, and critics claim he is trying to buy the presidency and undermine the democratic system.
The execution of the sentence will be delayed until the judge decides whether Stone’s request for a new trial after the jury forewoman in his case, a former Democratic political candidate, outed herself as a leftist who had posted inflammatory anti-Trump content on social media.
The state should have control over its water resources that have been rationed by the federal government. In response, Governor Newsom, following a repressive Agenda 21 environmental plan, sued the Trump administration to block new rules.
Earlier this week, Barry told a reporter, “I’m famous! I take $200, $300 a day of your money, cracker! You can’t stop me! Bail reform, it’s lit! It’s the Democrats! The Democrats know me and the Republicans fear me. You can’t touch me! I can’t be stopped!”
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More than half of US states have such laws on the books. Federal courts have struck down similar anti-boycott laws in Kansas and Arizona. The ACLU says the three courts protected the right to boycott under the First Amendment.
The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) carried out 35 airstrikes across Gaza after Palestinian militants launched a barrage of rockets toward Israel. In a rare joint statement, Hamas and Islamic Jihad shared responsibility for Tuesday’s rocket-and-mortar attacks, as Islamic Jihad vowed to take revenge after a deadly attack against its members last week.
Israel has wanted to wage war against Iran for years to maintain its nuclear monopoly. After Trump exited the Iranian Nuclear Deal, Israel (allegedly) bombed Syria, killing eight Iranian soldiers. Israel claims Iran shot rockets into its territory. Escalation is underway and seems destined to draw America into full-scale war in support of Israel. President Trump and the US Congress have pledged to commit American military might and American lives to this goal.