FBI Must Investigate FaceApp's Ties to Russia, Chuck Schumer Says
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the FTC and FBI to investigate FaceApp's ties to Russia and its use of user photos
A private prison company says an investigation into a detainee's death must stay secret
CoreCivic worked to block the release of potentially embarrassing information about one of its immigration detention centers.
Lebanon must probe 'torture' death
Police deny subjecting Hassan Dika to electric shocks and beating after his arrest on drugs charges.
Why Hassan Whiteside Is an All-Star
You average three blocks per game in this league, and that’s a certain status. Three blocks per game means you’ve had one of the 100 or so best seasons blocking shots -- ever. Hassan Whiteside is averaging four blocks per game.
Pay to play: The Clinton-Hassan way
It paid to be a Friend Of Bill when Hillary Clinton was running the State Department.
UN: Syria Must Account for Thousands of Detainees Who Died in Custody
UN war crimes investigators called on Syria on Wednesday to tell families what happened to their relatives who disappeared and...
Investigators seize 100 pounds of marijuana on SC interstate
Investigators seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a rush-hour drug bust on an interstate highway in South Carolina.
LGBT Detainees Remain in Harm’s Way Despite Government Guidance
When Jennicet Gutiérrez, an undocumented transgender Latina, interrupted the president’s Pride party speech last month, Facebook feeds lit up in debate. But regardless of where you stand on her tactics, Gutiérrez shed light on an issue most Americans knew little about: the plight of transgender immigrants in detention.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains an average of 75 transgender prisoners on any given night. Although transgender detainees…
Why Immigrant Detainees Still Aren't Safe from Abuse
People held in immigration detention centers still face challenges reporting sexual abuse and assault, sometimes because the government deports them before an investigation is completed, a government watchdog report found.
Ethiopia: Govt to Release 10,000 Detainees
Ethiopia says it is releasing nearly 10,000 people detained under its ongoing state of emergency but plans to charge almost 2,500 others accused of destabilising the country.
Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths
The Senate's top Democrat called on the U. S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N. Y. , said the agency should step in to lend investigative support to the FBI and local law enforcement officials after at least eight Americans died in the Dominican Republic this year.
Asheville police seek tips in sexual assault investigation
The Asheville Police Department said detectives are investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier in May. According to police, the assault happened around 3:30 a.m. on May 14 along Virginia...
Vermont investigating how to promote electric vehicles
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont is investigating how to eliminate barriers to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles in hopes of further reducing greenhouse gas emissions.The Vermont Public Utility Commission announced Monday it has opened an investi
How Hassan Rouhani Won in Iran
Why are for-profit US prisons subjecting detainees to forced labor?
Private prisons have for years enriched themselves by exploiting detained immigrant labor. They must be held accountable
Opinion: This is what Britain should do with Isis detainees fleeing Syria
Britain must show those who supported Isis that justice will be served, while rehabilitating lower risk individuals
Somalia: How to better reintegrate detainees into society
As part of its work in detention centres in Somalia, the ICRC set up a vocational training programme in Bossasso prison in 2013. Detainees are able to take courses in carpentry, masonry and sewing. The courses last six months and vary in level of difficulty to take into account the detainees’ existing skills.
How the CIA tortured its detainees
Waterboarding, confinement, sleep deprivation – Oliver Laughland takes a look at some of the ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ used by the agency
Top Marine: Nude photo investigation must be done carefully
WASHINGTON (AP) Fewer than 10 women victims have come forward so far in the ever-widening investigation into nude photos of female service members that were posted online without their permission, the top Marine general said on Friday. And he pleaded with
Why should immigration detainees be denied access to telephones?
ICE should expand a recent settlement over Northern California immigration detainees' access to phones to facilities nationwide.