War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future:

War Crimes Watch:  Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future:

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – As she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken and eyes blinded by blood and thick clouds of dust, all Inna Levchenko could hear was screams. It was 12:15 pm on March 3, and moments earlier a blast had pulverized the school where she’d taught for 30 years. Amid relentless … Read more

How US blacklisting of IRGC is stalling Iran nuclear deal revival |: Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps News:

How US blacklisting of IRGC is stalling Iran nuclear deal revival |:  Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps News:

Washington, DC – After weeks of optimism around the prospect of restoring the Iran nuclear deal earlier this year, the fate of the agreement appears to be in limbo again with no further talks on the calendar and Washington’s attention focused on Ukraine. The push to revive the deal seems to have stalled over the … Read more

Biden administration scrambles to ease the burden of baby formula shortage:

Biden administration scrambles to ease the burden of baby formula shortage:

After White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday struggled to answer what the administration’s guidance is for a concerned parent who can not find formula to feed their baby, she announced Friday that the US Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new website to assist parents searching for infant formula amid … Read more

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

Nearly three years ago, when the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission launched probes into the business practices of Big Tech, antitrust experts and legal talking heads declared a new age in enforcement and a chastening of unbridled financial power. But a pandemic and countless bill markups later – amid feverish lobbying efforts by Apple … Read more

US intelligence community launches review following Ukraine and Afghanistan intel failings:

US intelligence community launches review following Ukraine and Afghanistan intel failings:

CNN has learned that one smaller intelligence agency within the State Department did more accurately assess the Ukrainian military’s ability to resist Russia. But while that assessment was shared within the US government, it did not override the wider intelligence community’s predictions. “I think there was a major issue that we missed that had a … Read more

On Roe v. Wade, big companies already have a precedent for action:

On Roe v.  Wade, big companies already have a precedent for action:

Abortion rights campaigners march through downtown after demonstrating outside of Evo A. DeConcini US Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Arizona, US, May 3, 2022, after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision … Read more

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin:

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin:

Joseph Stafford is a partner at the law firm Wilson Elser: and provides counseling to clients: in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate / D & O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a … Read more

Jared Kushner’s New Fund Plans to Invest Saudi Money in Israel:

Jared Kushner’s New Fund Plans to Invest Saudi Money in Israel:

Jared Kushner’s new private-equity fund plans to invest millions of dollars of Saudi Arabia’s money in Israeli startups, according to people familiar with the investment plan, in a sign of warming ties between two historic rivals. Affinity Partners, which has raised more than $ 3 billion, including a $ 2 billion commitment from the kingdom’s … Read more

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin:

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin:

Joseph Stafford is a partner at the law firm Wilson Elser: and provides counseling to clients: in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate / D & O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a … Read more

Catholic University says it owns Judy Garland Wizard of Oz dress:

Catholic University says it owns Judy Garland Wizard of Oz dress:

A lobby card from the film ‘The Wizard Of Oz,’ shows a film still of a scene in which American actress Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) (as Dorothy) wipes tears from the eyes of actor Bert Lahr (1895 – 1967) ( as the Cowardly Lion), while watched by Jack Haley (1898 – 1979) (as the … Read more