New corporate misconduct database reveals top violators

New corporate misconduct database reveals top violators

International Business Times

Large corporations are responsible for a vast majority of penalties levied over the past five years on companies that have violated American environmental, health and safety laws. According to a new corporate misconduct database compiled by the think tank Good Jobs First, Fortune 500 companies and non-U.S. Fortune Global 500 companies account for over 80 percent…

No rape charges for Colorado deputy who admitted to ‘sexual misconduct’ while on-duty

No rape charges for Colorado deputy who admitted to ‘sexual misconduct’ while on-duty

David Ferguson Prosecutors in Adams County, Colorado have said they will not press charges against a 25-year-old sheriff’s deputy who was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman. According to the Denver Post, prosecutors said that the Sheriff’s Department’s investigative team assigned to former deputy Brandon Donahue’s case failed to follow proper procedure. The

‘I’d rather hang’: Washington gun nut faces 30 days in jail after rejecting $50 ticket for courthouse stunt

‘I’d rather hang’: Washington gun nut faces 30 days in jail after rejecting $50 ticket for courthouse stunt

Travis Gettys A Washington state man was convicted Monday of failure to comply with police orders during an armed protest earlier this year outside a federal courthouse. Anthony Bosworth, a member of the III Percent militia group and an unsuccessful candidate for Yakima County sheriff, carried an AK-47 and 9mm handgun Feb. 25 onto the

Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Agence France-Presse Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday said the United States will ramp up attacks on Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, with additional air strikes and even direct action on the ground. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carter said he expects more actions like the one last week that freed