The Zhangzidao Group has become a laughing stock on the Chinese stock market for coming up with innovative excuses such as "the scallops fled" or "the scallops died" to explain "financial losses". Such absurd claims hurt investor confidence while the regulator had no way to prove the company committed irregularities. … [Read more...] about Reasonable to punish firm for scallops that fled
Yet the most certain aid to rehabilitation is release into a loving and stable relationship. Since such things are impossible for the state to arrange, they are downplayed by penologists. “Love behind bars” may need to be treated with scepticism. But its restorative capacity should not be dismissed. Emotional comfort applies to all ages and conditions. … [Read more...] about If Charles Manson has found love, surely that’s a good thing?
In the real world, investigators found 60,000 users worldwide and around 10,000 users in the UK alone on EncroChat – the sole use was for coordinating and planning the distribution of drugs, guns, dirty cash, money laundering and plots to kill rival criminals. … [Read more...] about The gangland figures murdered in hits ordered on EncroChat: How killings of Salford’s ‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey and mob ‘fixer’ John Kinsella were called in using encrypted phone network
Over the months, I came to learn about the double tragedy in Janine Africa’s life. In 1976, Philadelphia police officers turned up at the Move house in Powelton Village having been called out to a disturbance. Scuffling ensued between some Move residents and police. Janine was shoved and her baby, whom she had named Life, was knocked out of her arms to the ground. His skull appears to have been crushed, and he died later that day in her arms. He was three weeks old. … [Read more...] about A siege. A bomb. 48 dogs. And the black commune that would not surrender
Protesters pointed out that Grant and his family owned slaves. He married into a slave-owning family, but he had no problem fighting to end slavery. Grant also supported the 1868 Republican platform when he won the presidency, which called for allowing Black men to continue voting in the South. … [Read more...] about Statues toppled throughout US in protests against racism