Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison detainee shares emotional testimony in trial against Virginia military contractor

[ad_1] Detainees from Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq who allege abuse will testify in front of a U.S. jury for the first time in a lawsuit against Virginia-based military contractor CACI. CACI’s lawyers questioned whether the plaintiffs can prove they were abused, or that CACI interrogators inflicted abuse on them. Regardless, lawyers claimed the U.S. … Read more

Bayer seeks legal shield from suits claiming Roundup causes cancer

[ad_1] Des Moines, Iowa — Stung by paying billions of dollars for settlements and trials, chemical giant Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in three states to pass bills providing it legal protection from lawsuits claiming its popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. Nearly identical bills introduced in Iowa, Missouri and Idaho this year – with wording supplied … Read more

Bellingham has chance to show why choosing Real Madrid over Man City was right decision

[ad_1] Graham Hunter, Spain writerApr 16, 2024, 06:00 AM ET Close Graham Hunter is a Barcelona-based freelance writer for who specializes in La Liga and the Spanish national team. I don’t think that this is particularly widely known or properly understood, but Jude Bellingham was always “scheduled” to be playing in the Champions League … Read more

American Airlines pilots union warns of

[ad_1] American Airlines pilots union warns of safety concerns American Airlines pilots union warns of safety concerns 00:41 In a warning to American Airlines pilots, their union, the Allied Pilots Association (APA), says it’s seen “a significant spike in safety- and maintenance-related problems in our operation.” The union claims that among the “problematic trends” it’s … Read more

National Recording Registry adds songs from Abba, Biggie, the Chicks

[ad_1] Abba’s “Dancing Queen” and Gene Autry’s “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” are among the 25 songs inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry this year. The latest inductees bring the list of titles in the registry to 650. In all, the library’s collection contains more than 4 million items. Song choices for the … Read more