California to sue Bureau of Land Management against drilling and fracking of public land for oil


Keeping with the growing urgency of acting against climate change, the state of California is going to sue the Bureau of Land Management to block the opening of more than 1 million acres of public land to oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing or fracking. The dangers of fracking on the environment are wellContinue reading “California to sue Bureau of Land Management against drilling and fracking of public land for oil”

Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

Hazmat suicide at California hotel leaves staff sickened


Eight members of Hotel Fairmont’s staff have fallen sick after exposure to poisonous chemicals. According to the San Jose fire fighting teams, the woman, who committed suicide on the 19th floor, may have used the hazardous material. As part of the decontamination procedure, the HAZMAT teams of San Jose and Santa Clara County fire dept.Continue reading “Hazmat suicide at California hotel leaves staff sickened”

Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets


The bail application of American spy suspect Paul Whelan has been denied by a Moscow City Court, in a closed hearing. Whelan is a retired US Marine who was arrested in Russia on charges of spying. According to Whelan’s family, he went to Russia to attend a wedding ceremony – while also denying the chargesContinue reading “Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets”

Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database


Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University’s nonprofit site Legal Information Institute joined forces to take over Oyez website’s database of over 8000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings. The deal took place due to Oyez’s unclear future in the wake of it’s founder Jerry Goldman’s retirement date approaching. Jerry Goldman, who is aContinue reading “Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database”

Pesticide Spraying Company’s License Suspended and Fined by Oregon OSHA and Deptt. of Agriculture for Procedural Violations


Two Oregon state agencies namely Oregon Occupational Safety and Health and the Oregon Department of Agriculture have found Applebee Aviation guilty of flouting established procedures for aerial pesticide spraying in Douglas County leading to suspension of license and fine slapping of $10000 . Authorities initiated investigations (against Applebee Aviation) upon receiving complaints from Darryl Ivy.Continue reading “Pesticide Spraying Company’s License Suspended and Fined by Oregon OSHA and Deptt. of Agriculture for Procedural Violations”

Sylvesyer Stallone thanks Salman Khan for his tweet; Stallone keen on collaborating with Salman in The Expendables


In return of the praise that Salman Khan has showered on Sylvester Stallone, through one of his tweets, Stallone not only noted how important it is to have loyal fans for an action movie star but also suggested that he would be interested in collaborating with Salman in his upcoming franchise of the successful “TheContinue reading “Sylvesyer Stallone thanks Salman Khan for his tweet; Stallone keen on collaborating with Salman in The Expendables”

12 facts associated with the internationally acclaimed Indie film Court


-Vivek Gomber is both, a producer and an actor in the of indie film Court. Gomber as a child was an Amitabh Bachchan fan and Agneepath was his favourite movie of the actor. -Chaitanya Tamhane is a first time writer and director who met Gombre while working on a play together. -Gomber (36) paid TamhaneContinue reading “12 facts associated with the internationally acclaimed Indie film Court”

Two new wearable fitness devices unveiled by Jawbone: $49 Move and $179 UP3


With quite a few new fitness trackers been launched this fall, quite a lot of alternatives have hit the market. However, now is the time for Jawbone that is entering the market with its two new devices from its UP line, the $49 UP Move and $179 UP3. The Move is part of Jawbone’s attemptContinue reading “Two new wearable fitness devices unveiled by Jawbone: $49 Move and $179 UP3”