Injustice

More than 5,000 sick and disabled benefit claimants have been sanctioned for 6 months

More than 5,000 sick and disabled people have had their benefits sanctioned for at least 6 months, new figures show.<p>The Department for Work and …

Justice

Durham Activists Who Toppled Confederate Statue are Turning Themselves in for Arrest

States all over the US have, or are publicly considering, pulling down monuments that celebrate the Confederate army in response to the abhorrent showcase of white supremacy in Charlottesville over the weekend. However that hasn't stopped demonstration organizers in Durham, North Carolina, who took …

Justice

Protesters In Durham Hand Themselves Over To Authorities In Solidarity With Takiyah Thompson

Arrests reportedly made as crowds gather outside local sheriffs office.<p>A large crowd of protesters gathered outside a sheriffs office in Durham, …

Music

As Dakota Access comes online, America’s most pipeline-constrained shale play sees new life

Ian Dundas expects to see far fewer oil trains rumbling across the sprawling farmlands of North Dakota in coming years.<p>Dundas is the chief executive …

Oil

Why Energy Transfer's Bakken Pipeline Is Finally Doing Well

Let's take a look at Energy Transfer's Bakken Pipeline system.<p>A quality asset that appears to be taking market share from other pipeline …

Oil

Energy Transfer Partners: Merger With Sunoco Logistics Partners Bodes Well

Energy Transfer Partners has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash. However, the company has continued to reward shareholders with a …

Stocks

Mother of woman who died in Virginia calls for peaceful fight against injustice

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The mother of the woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia said …

Boston

The Latest: North Dakota gets $10M for Dakota Access costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on disputes surrounding the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota (all times local):<p>12:10 p.m.<p>U.S. Sen. John …

Justice

North Dakota county expands officer training program | Miami Herald

Correctional officers from eight agencies in North Dakota are working toward their certification through a program created by Ward County to address …

Business

The security firm that tracked DAPL opponents denies providing illegal services.

Last week, North Carolina–based TigerSwan answered a lawsuit brought by the North Dakota Private Investigative and Security Board alleging it …

Environmentalism

Not Just in Charlottesville: Across the Country, Bills Immunize Drivers Who Injure Protesters

With all eyes on the tragedies of Charlottesville, many say this is not the America they recognize. However, legalized violence is nothing new, …

Liberal View

'People need to stop hating,' father of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says

SHARPES, Fla. — The father of a 32-year-old woman killed after protesting white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., had a message Monday for the country: Stop the hate.<p>Mark Heyer said his daughter fervently believed in the rights of others and he was proud of her for taking a stand to help …

News (U.S.)

Dignity stands tall in South Dakota, honoring native tribes

Designed by Dale Lamphere and erected in September 2016, the 50-foot stainless steel Dignity statue depicts a Native American woman in Plains-style …

Lifestyle

Sheriff David Clarke Sued By Family Of Man Who Died Of Thirst Inside His Jail

Terrill Thomas died of “profound dehydration” inside Milwaukee County Jail.<p>WASHINGTON ― The family of a man who died last year after being locked inside a jail cell for seven days without water filed a lawsuit on Monday against Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, alleging that Clarke “knowingly …

News (U.S.)

Jeff Sessions and the Resurgence of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Amid the feuds and the policy gridlock of the Trump Administration, one faithful servant of the White House, Jefferson B. Sessions III, the Attorney General, has been busy pushing through real policy changes that have been on his mind for decades. Behind the smoke of higher-profile dramas—not least …

Culture

North Dakota offers to settle with Dakota Access developer

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota regulators offered Monday to settle state allegations that the Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline improperly reported the discovery of American Indian artifacts during construction.<p>The state Public Service Commission last November proposed a fine …

Business

Macomb County clerk's employee called 911 on her boss

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Macomb County's clerk/register of deeds Karen Spranger has had a controversial start.<p>A supervisor in the Macomb County clerk's …

Detroit

'Systemic problems': UN rights experts slam US immigrant detention

In a fresh report, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention voiced concern over soaring detention rates as President Donald Trump's administration …

Immigration

Judge Recuses Herself In Case Against Macomb County Clerk

<b>MACOMB COUNTY (WWJ)</b> – It’s a small victory for Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger.Macomb County Judge Kathryn Viviano ruling Monday that there are …

Law

Energy Transfer Partners, Dallas-based builder of Dakota Access pipeline, still facing barriers

After a bruising 2016, there was hope that 2017 would help one of the nation's largest pipeline builders dig out from the heap of national outrage …

Justice

Mississippi State's Nick Weatherspoon arrested on DUI charge | Miami Herald

Mississippi State freshman guard Nick Weatherspoon has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence over the weekend.<p>Online arrest …

Sports

Cruz asks DOJ to investigate Charlottesville

Sen. Ted Cruz called on the Department of Justice to investigate the Charlottesville, Virginia, white nationalist protest as domestic terrorism, …

Politics

Alliance aims to advance North Dakota livestock industry | Miami Herald

Six commodity and farm groups in North Dakota have formed an alliance aimed at moving the state's livestock industry forward, but some people wonder …

Agriculture

Why are we jailing immigrants without charge?

Print<p>A Nigerian man spent 199 days in custody at the Regina Correctional Centre before being deported. He had not been charged with a crime. A …

Canadian News

Civil Asset Forfeiture Seems to Target Poor Black and Brown People. Why Is That? 

We’ve discussed civil asset forfeiture before. This is the practice that allows law enforcement to take your cash, cars, home and any other property …

African-American News

Tribal Liaison in Minnesota Pipeline Review Is Sidelined After Oil Company Complains to Governor

A controversial proposal for a tar sands oil pipeline has led indigenous leaders in Minnesota to threaten an uprising similar to the one near …

Environment

Conditions worsen for ICE detainees following hunger strike

Nine detainees seeking asylum, staged a hunger strike. Guards responded with violence and pepper spray<p>Adelanto, Calif. – Nine Central American immigrants sat at a table in their dormitory at the troubled Adelanto Detention Center and asked an officer to deliver a list of their demands to …

Liberal View

Native Tribes Continue Fight Against Pipelines

The Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes asked a federal judge Tuesday to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline.<p>While the tribes insist …

Justice

An Environment of Destruction

In front of an Iowa government building, two women admitted to an eight-month campaign of arson, vandalism and sabotage targeting the Dakota Access Pipeline. “Some may view these actions as violent, but be not mistaken,” said Ruby Montoya, 27. “We acted from our hearts and never threatened human …

Opinion

Former DOJ Civil Rights Head: Jeff Sessions Is Implementing an Anti-Civil Rights Agenda

This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>Guests<p>This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>It’s been six months since …

Rights & Freedoms