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Reply #105 - May 20th, 2012 at 3:47am
 


NDAA declared unconstitutional; Indefinite detention of Americans blocked by the court

Published on May 17, 2012 by RTAmerica
On Wednesday, District Judge Katherine Forrest ruled the National Defense Authorization Act unconstitutional. Forrest issued a preliminary injunction which restrains the US government from administering section 1021 of the NDAA, a provision that allows for the indefinite detention for Americans with alleged terrorist ties. Carl Mayer, attorney for The Mayer Law Group representing the plaintiffs,joins us for more on the judge's ruling.
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Reply #106 - May 20th, 2012 at 4:53am
 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9277252/World-leaders...

World leaders gather in the woods outside Washington for G8 summit

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Jose Manuel Barroso; Dmitry Medvedev; Yoshihiko Noda; Stephen Harper; François Hollande; Barack Obama; Angela Merkel; David Cameron; Mario Monti and Herman van Rompuy at Camp David on Friday Photo: KREMLIN/EPA

Leaders of the world's most powerful economies had dinner and a sleepover at the presidential retreat of Camp David ahead of eurozone G8 crisis talks.

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Reply #107 - May 20th, 2012 at 1:16pm
 
http://www.news.com.au/world/vatican-threatens-to-sue-over-new-book/story-e6frfk...

Vatileaks: Pope denounces 'criminal' book, threatens to sue

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The Vatican is threatening to sue over a new book based on leaked documents. Picture: AP.



THE Vatican has denounced as "criminal" a new book of leaked internal documents that shed light on power struggles inside the Holy See and the inner workings of its embattled bank, and warned that it would take legal action against those responsible.
Pope Benedict XVI has already appointed a commission of cardinals to investigate the "Vatileaks" scandal, which erupted earlier this year with the publication of leaked memos alleging corruption and mismanagement in Holy See affairs and internal squabbles over its efforts to comply with international anti-money laundering norms.
The publication of His Holiness, by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi, added fuel to the fire, reproducing letters and memos to and from Benedict and his personal secretary which the Vatican said violated the pope's right to privacy.


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Reply #108 - May 21st, 2012 at 4:01am
 
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/protesters-gather-for-largest-nato-rally/st...

Protesters gather for largest NATO rally

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A protester marches next Chicago police mounted patrols on Michigan Avenue during a NATO summit demonstration in Chicago. Picture: AP/ Nam Y. Huh



PROTESTERS gathering in Chicago for the NATO summit are gearing up for their largest demonstration, with thousands are expected to march from a downtown park to the lakeside convention centre where world leaders including Prime Minister Julia Gillard are meeting.
Hours before the main demonstration is set to start, protesters - including peace activists, war veterans and those more focused on the economy - have begun arriving at Grant Park, holding signs denouncing NATO, including ones that read: "War=Debt" and "NATO, Go Home".
Security has been tight throughout the city, as the heads of state from about 60 countries began arriving to discuss the war in Afghanistan, European missile defence and other issues.
Today's protest followed several, smaller demonstrations the previous two days including one peaceful march to the home of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Obama's former chief of staff, yesterday.
But a march later that evening involving hundreds of demonstrators stretched for hours as protesters zigzagged back and forth through town, some decrying terrorism-related charges levelled against three young men earlier in the day.
Increasingly tense clashes last night tested police who used bicycles to barricade off streets and horseback officers to coax them in different directions. Eighteen people were arrested, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said.
McCarthy said police would be ready with quick but targeted arrests of any demonstrators who turn violent on Sunday.


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Reply #109 - May 21st, 2012 at 4:02am
 
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/labor-calls-for-police-investigation-...

Whistleblowers call for investigation into Liberal MP Geoff Shaw

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A WHISTLEBLOWER claiming Liberal MP Geoff Shaw used his taxpayer-funded car for commercial gain says evidence will be provided to police.

The move comes as the Baillieu Government launches its own investigation into allegations the Frankston MP allowed his parliamentary car to be used for deliveries for his hardware firm.

The State Opposition has also called for Victoria Police to begin an investigation.

Three people connected to Mr Shaw's business leaked copies of taxpayer-funded fleet cards and petrol receipts to the Sunday Herald Sun.

The documents show Mr Shaw's car was used by an employee of Southern Cross Hardware on a business trip to South Australia last November.

A whistleblower told the Herald Sun yesterday: "If he is going to come out and deny knowing anything about the whole thing then the police should investigate him.

"He has to be held accountable and he needs to open his eyes. If necessary I would sign a statutory declaration."

The whistleblowers also claim Mr Shaw paid for fuel for one of his business vehicles with his taxpayer-funded fuel card.

Late yesterday Mr Shaw issued a statement saying he would co-operate with authorities and reveal material which questions the actions of his accusers.

"I will present statements that will testify to the truthfulness of my account of the facts," he said.

"This material will also testify as to the actions of those who have made these allegations against me.

"For the record, I was not aware that my parliamentary vehicle was used by a nominated driver for country and interstate commercial trips."

Premier Ted Baillieu confirmed Liberal Speaker Ken Smith would review Mr Shaw's parliamentary entitlements, but would not answer further questions.

Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews said "this is potentially an issue of fraud".

"The last person who should be investigating Geoff Shaw is another member of the Liberal Party," he said.
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http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/obeid-familys-harbour-leases-sent-to-icac-20120519-1yx...

Obeid family's harbour leases sent to ICAC

The state government has referred to the corruption watchdog a review into three Circular Quay leases owned by ALP powerbroker Eddie Obeid's family.
The Ports Minister, Duncan Gay, has found there was ''reasonable grounds on which to suspect the issues may concern corrupt conduct''.
The review was prompted after a series of questions were put to the government as part of a Herald investigation which revealed yesterday that Mr Obeid's family trust had been a secret beneficiary of three lucrative government leases.


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The investigation also revealed the family had hidden this interest by using a front company and that Mr Obeid had personally discussed the leases with at least two maritime ministers without disclosing his conflict.
Mr Gay told the Herald that on Friday he had ''referred allegations of potential corrupt conduct involving members of the former state Labor government'' to the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
''The NSW Liberals and Nationals are determined to clean up NSW and ensure open and accountable government is restored after 16 years of Labor,'' he said.
Mr Gay's office is also considering an independent review of the leases at Circular Quay subject to any findings or recommendations by the ICAC. The Arc Cafe, Quay Eatery and Sorrentino all sit within or next to the bustling ferry wharves that service about 14 million passengers a year. The Quay is one of Australia's busiest hotspots for overseas tourists.
In 2003, Mr Obeid's family acquired the three cafes from his former associate and Labor party donor Tony Imad for $2.4 million. But, on paper, the leaseholder was Mr Obeid's brother-in-law John Abood.
New documents surfaced this year, however, that showed Mr Abood's Circular Quay Restaurants Pty Ltd was acting as a front company for the Obeid family.
Sworn financial statements and court affidavits revealed the Obeid Family Trust No. 2 was the ultimate beneficiary of the businesses. One of Mr Obeid's sons also gave court testimony that his parents were members of this trust.
A former Maritime official, Fergus McPherson, told The Sun-Herald yesterday that he and others inside the department who tried to resist ''initiatives to feather-bed incumbents [at the Quay and elsewhere] had our careers blighted''.
Mr McPherson wrote: ''To achieve financial benefits for such insiders (and their donors), the various public policy settings for tenures on Sydney's foreshores were jettisoned … This cleared the way for NSW Maritime under [former ministers] Costa, Roozendaal and Tripodi and [their officials] … to shield ALL sitting lessees from appropriate reconsideration at the conclusion of their tenures.''
There was surprise in political circles yesterday that former colleagues Carl Scully and Eric Roozendaal had spoken publicly about the actions of Mr Obeid, one of the party's most formidable powerbrokers. Mr Scully said that after the government had completed an exhaustive tender process in 2000, Mr Obeid had sought an extension to one of the leases - but did not tell him that the Obeid family then secretly negotiated to purchase the business.
''I flatly refused this request,'' Mr Scully said. ''This was not well-received and … Eddie became quite angry. It was only after I left politics that an allegation was made to me that Eddie had at the time in question a direct commercial interest. If the allegation is true, then it would explain the overreaction to my decision.'' Mr Roozendaal told the Herald Mr Obeid had discussed with him the leases but did not disclose his interest.
A spotlight has been shone on the secretive way the Obeid family does business as a result of a failed legal stoush with the City of Sydney, which has left Mr Obeid's son Moses $12 million in the red and facing possible bankruptcy.
The City of Sydney successfully sued Moses Obeid and his company Streetscape for secretly selling the council's Smartpoles in the Middle East in breach of a licence agreement.
Mr Obeid, who is appealing the decision, told the court last month he earned $100,000 a year and did not have the financial resources to pay. But the City of Sydney identified a complex series of trusts controlled by the Obeid family through which millions and millions of dollars had flowed allowing Mr Obeid and his siblings to enjoy a lavish lifestyle.
In ordering Moses Obeid to pay the council, Justice Peter Young of the Court of Appeal said he could have ''very little confidence'' in the evidence of Moses Obeid and his brother Paul and noted that the Obeids appeared to exemplify the doctrine: ''How to live well on nothing a year.''
The Obeids have not responded to questions from the Herald.


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Reply #111 - May 21st, 2012 at 12:09pm
 
Exactly, Light. All is going according to our plan.
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Reply #113 - May 21st, 2012 at 8:13pm
 
http://www.news.com.au/national/jackson-bolano-hit-back-at-thomson-claims/story-...

Jackson, Bolano hit back at Thomson claims

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HEALTH Services Union officials Kathy Jackson and Marco Bolano today accused former colleague Craig Thomson of lying to Parliament.
They described as a fantasy Mr Thomson's claims that a row he had in Mr Jackson's office which involved Mr Bolano led to a conspiracy to discredit him.
He told Parliament today that conspiracy included setting him up for allegations he used HSU credit cards to hire prostitutes.
"Complete fantasy, it never occurred," Ms Jackson said.
Rejecting claims of a set-up she said:"I think he could do a great job of that on his own."
Mr Bolano said he feared Mr Thomson was "drowning in a sea of delusion".
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Meanwhile, two of the five independents whose support Mr Thomson needs said today the matter should be decided by the courts.
Tasmanian Andrew Wilkie said the "Craig Thomson saga stinks. But my personal view is largely irrelevant."
"According to the principles of natural justice he's innocent until proven guilty and entitled to a fair hearing."
MP Tony Windsor repeated that he would not be judge and jury on the allegations against Mr Thomson.
Mr Thomson, HSU secretary from 2002 to 2007 when he entered Labor politics, claimed in Parliament that there had been an argument in Ms Jackson's office which continued loudly down a corridor.
Mr Bolano, HSU deputy national secretary, confirmed an argument, but said Mr Thomson wasn't there.
It had involved Mr Thomson's half-brother, Struan Roberts, and had been over a demarcation dispute. He said this was the argument which Mr Thomson referred to as the start of threats against him.
Mr Bolano said he had been an organiser at the time.
"Mr Thomson had dudded us - or in my view had dudded us - on a demarcation dispute. I had just found out, I saw his brother, I let it be known to his brother that, words to the effect that Mr Thomson was dishonorable and had misled us.
"It was a bit of colourful language but it was quite an insignificant interaction until now obviously. No threats to set him up, no intent to set him up, no mention of hookers."
Mr Bolano said Mr Thomson today did not explain why he signed off on financial "statements that expenditure at brothels, even though that should have been unusual to do it".
"I also point out that many of these dubious transactions occurred between 2002 and 2004. I had this conversation with Mr Thomson's brother at approximately 2005."
He said: "It disturbs me watching Mr Thomson drowning in a river of delusion.
"In my view he has misled the Parliament, and whatever consequences after that he should face," said Mr Bolano.

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Reply #114 - May 21st, 2012 at 9:44pm
 
Sorry, Light. We're not responsible for that one.

Some people in 2012 will be responsible for their own actions. Besides, I predict that he won't be arrested.

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http://www.infowars.com/chicago-braces-for-final-day-of-anti-nato-protest-march-...

Chicago Braces for Final Day of Anti-NATO Protest, March on Boeing HQ

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57438064/chicago-braces-for-final-day-of-ant...

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(CBS/AP) CHICAGO - Chicago braced for more demonstrations Monday, with protesters marching to Boeing Corp. headquarters, a day after police clashed with a group of demonstrators at the end of a march protesting the NATO Summit.

CBS Station WBBM correspondent Marissa Bailey reports the demonstration outside Boeing's headquarters on N. Riverside Plaza in the West Loop will protest the defense contractor building aircraft and missiles for the U.S. military.

The protesters say Boeing is a "war machine that produces war machines."

So far there have been no arrests at Monday's protests according to Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

At about 11:00 a.m. CT protesters left Union Park and began walking along Lake Street toward Boeing, about 1.5 miles away, chanting, "We're going to beat back the Boeing attack."

Police are walking their bikes in ahead of them.

Last week Boeing covered its street-level windows with aluminum panels in preparation for possible vandalism during the protest. The Associated Press reported city workers unloaded metal barricades and placed them in front of Boeing's headquarters Monday morning. Guards outside the building include at least one dog handler with a K-9.

Two activists have hung up a sign on a metal fence outside Boeing headquarters reading, "Food not bombs."

The group does not have a permit for the protest, and thus, a large police presence is expected. However, demonstrators are not calling the planned event a protest at all, said Bailey. They are calling it a victory party, complete with food, clowns, music and dancing.

Many downtown businesses have told their employees to stay home during the second and final day of the summit — where world leaders are discussing the war in Afghanistan, European missile defense and other security issues — because of traffic snarls and the possibility of more protests.

More than two dozen Metra rail stations along a line that carries around 14,000 riders in from the southern suburbs on most weekdays will be closed, and stations and platforms patrolled by a larger contingent of law enforcement personnel and K-9 units. The Chicago Transit Authority will have to reroute 24 buses through the summit zone.

On Sunday, several thousand protesters marched through downtown in one of Chicago's largest demonstrations in years, airing grievances about war, climate change and a wide range of other complaints as world leaders assembled for a NATO summit.

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Although the march was largely peaceful, late Sunday police and demonstrators clashed. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said 45 protesters were arrested.

Four officers suffered minor injuries Sunday, the U.S. Secret Service told WBBM. A spokesperson with Mercy Hospital said seven protesters were treated and released.

Some protesters claimed (via Facebook and Twitter) that police officers attacked peaceful demonstrators without provocation, reports WBBM. But one police blog countered that an officer was attacked with a clawhammer.

Beginning late Sunday night a few dozen protesters held a vigil outside the police station on Belmont Ave., waiting for others to be released from jail - and cheering as those who had been detained emerged one by one. Some protesters flew an American flag upside-down as a symbol of protest, reports WBBM correspondent Susanna Song.

Officers outside the police station watched the protesters in case the situation got out of hand.

One woman who had been released from jail told reporters she had been charged with "refusal to disperse, I think . . . It wasn't really that serious."

Occupy Chicago member Bobby Hines of Chicago was arrested on charges of reckless conduct. He claimed that police officers attacked non-confrontational protesters during the march Sunday.
"It was ridiculous - I mean, just right as we were walking, they started hitting people with their billy clubs. I saw people with their eyes gashed out," Hines said. "It was basically a misuse of power in my opinion."

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Organizers with the Occupy Chicago movement planned to gather at a West Side park at 9 a.m., and an hour later march toward the Boeing building along the Chicago River in the city's business district to protest the company's role in building aircraft for the U.S. military.

Later, immigration rights activists will gather at the same park before boarding a bus to travel to the small village of Crete, about 35 miles south of Chicago, where federal officials are considering building a nearly 800-bed detention facility for illegal immigrants slated for deportation.

Andy Thayer, one of the main anti-NATO protest organizers, said he expected many demonstrators from out of town to leave Sunday night. But he said a strong contingent of protesters still will show up for the Boeing protest Monday morning.

He decried how city leaders and police officials have handled the protests. "I am disgusted, particularly, with the upper echelon of our city," Thayer said.

Sunday's protests drew together a broad assortment of participants, including peace activists joining with war veterans and people focused on economic inequality. But the diversity of opinions also sowed doubts about whether there were too many messages to be effective.

The protests lacked the size and singular message that shaped the last major protest moment in Chicago, when nearly half a million people filled the city's downtown in 2006 to protest making it a felony to be an illegal immigrant.

And some of the most enduring images of the event were likely to be from the end — when a small group of demonstrators clashed with a thick line of police who tried to keep them from the lakeside convention center where President Obama is hosting the gathering of world leaders.

The protesters tried to move east toward McCormick Place, with some hurling sticks and bottles at police. Officers responded by swinging their batons. After nearly two hours, the two sides were still locked in a standoff, with police blocking the protesters' path and the crowd refusing to leave. Some protesters appeared to have blood streaming down their faces.

Following the main skirmish, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said 45 protesters were arrested. Police said four officers were hurt, including one stabbed in the leg. Those numbers seemed certain to rise, as new clashes erupted later.

Hundreds of protesters gathered late Sunday night near the Art Institute of Chicago as first lady Michelle Obama hosted a dinner inside for spouses of NATO leaders. At least 100 Chicago police officers in riot gear were also at the scene.

The group of several hundred tried to send a message to the spouses of NATO leaders attending the event inside, sitting in the middle of Michigan Avenue in a driving rain chanting, "Our Streets, Our Streets." The group started dancing as the rain fell.

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Reply #118 - May 22nd, 2012 at 9:52am
 
[quote author=746942746E426975784271747A75691D0 link=1330414351/117#117 date=1337627026]fear not

all is in accordance with the divine plan

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http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/papua-new-guinea-chief-justice-sir-sa...

Papua New Guinea Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia held for sedition

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PAPUA New Guinea's chief justice was last night in police custody and expected to face court today charged with sedition, local media reported.

Earlier, the nation's Deputy Police Commissioner Tom Eluh said Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia would be arrested after a tense stand-off with police and the army.

The stand-off began when Deputy Prime Minister Belden Namah and about 10 police officers stormed into his court yesterday afternoon.

"I want you gone," Mr Namah shouted at the judge. "You are the most corrupt man in PNG."

Sir Salamo left the courtroom and locked himself in his chambers.

Earlier in the week, Mr Namah gave Sir Salamo and two other judges, Les Gavara-Nanu and Nicholas Kirriwom, 24 hours to resign after they found for the second time that political rival Sir Michael Somare was the nation's constitutional prime minister.

Sir Salamo, who was locked in his office with his lawyer until his arrest last night, denied he was biased in his decision to rule against the 10-month-old government of Peter O'Neill.

"Under the constitution the Supreme Court was required to give its decision and it fell on each one of the five judges to give an opinion," a visibly shaken Sir Salamo said.

He appealed to the police and military personnel to abide by his ruling. "This country is being run by men who are happy to use force rather than the rule of law," he said.

Mr O'Neill has said Sir Salamo's decision was a deliberate attempt to disrupt the country's election planned for June.

Outside the court house, Mr Eluh said Sir Salamo would be "formally charged with sedition".

The government has twice tried and failed to suspend Sir Salamo since last November, accusing him of bias against it. Police also arrested him on charges relating to his handling of court funds but the court put a permanent stay on those proceedings.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has told her Papua New Guinea counterpart, Peter O'Neill, parties should act with restraint, following the arrest of the chief justice.

A spokeswoman for Ms Gillard said late last night the Prime Minister had spoken to Mr O'Neill to express the Australian Government's concerns about the development.

"They agreed it was important that the current situation did not detract from the good progress being made toward PNG's conduct of elections," the spokeswoman said.

"The Prime Minister noted the importance of all parties exercising restraint."
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