The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings showing that refugees don’t pose a significant national security threat

Kevin Dietsch via Associated Press The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings last year saying that refugees don’t pose a significant threat to the United States. Former government officials told NBC News that a top Justice Department deputy said in a September 2017 meeting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn’t agree with the intelligence findings. […]

Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound case

Eddie Moore/Reuters Two judges cited procedural errors by prosecutors and dismissed child abuse charges against five people from a desert compound where a toddler’s body was found. The judges, in separate decisions, dismissed the child abuse charges on grounds that a preliminary hearing had not taken place within 10 days after they were filed when […]

Rudy Giuliani attacks Peter Strzok over testimony, says it’s ‘a disgrace’ and that all results of Mueller’s probe should be dismissed

Leah Millis/Reuters President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani blasted FBI agent Peter Strzok’s congressional testimony. “President Trump is being investigated by people who possess pathological hatred for him,” Giuliani said. “All the results of the investigation are ‘fruit of the poison tree’ and should be dismissed.” Strzok testified for hours before a pair of […]

Coal CEO’s defamation lawsuit against John Oliver is dismissed

The segment that spawned a lawsuit. “Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)” A West Virginia judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by coal giant Murray Energy Corporation and its CEO Robert Murray against Last Week Tonight host John Oliver after the HBO show ran a segment criticizing Murray and the coal industry in […]

Faulkner dismissed by confusing but legal catch

Video Faulkner dismissed by confusing but legal catch0:48 Cricket: James Faulkner has been dismissed under curious circumstances in the PM’s XI T20 clash against England, thanks to a little-known rule change. February 3rd 2018 an hour ago /display/ news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ Cricket Faulkner dismissed by confusing but legal catch0:48 February 3rd 2018 […]

CREW’s Emoluments lawsuit against Trump dismissed for lack of standing

Congress, not the courts, should have the final say on whether President Donald Trump is in violation of the US Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, a federal judge ruled in dismissing two lawsuits filed against the president. On Thursday, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, better known as CREW, failed to convince US District Court […]

Charges of inciting riot dismissed against 6 Trump inauguration protesters

A DC Superior Court judge has dismissed charges of felony rioting against six people arrested protesting during Trump’s inauguration. However, the judge has denied motions to dismiss seven other charges related to property damage. After hearing from prosecutors and defense attorneys, Judge Lynn Leibovitz said on Wednesday there was not enough evidence against four women […]