America’s foremost attorney for far-right extremists wanted “a little gravy,” then lied to cover it up. That’s just part of his twisted journey through a lax legal system. By Luke O'Brien 12/27/2018 03:09 pm ET Updated 20 minutes ago One morning this June, a group of lawyers filed into the office of the State Bar of Nevada and closed the door. It was summer in Las Vegas, the morning temperature already nearing 100 degrees, but inside the low-slung tan building, the lawyers had a chilly question to address: what to do about one of their own. Marc Randazza had been a problem for years. Randazza, who represents conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and many other far-right extremists, had long relied on lawyer buddies to pump his public image. By their telling and his own, Randazza was a First Amendment “badass.” But he was a combative badass, even vicious, and he’d left a trail of bad blood and trampled ethics behind him. Randazza had … [Read more...] about Alex Jones’ Lawyer Violated Legal Ethics By Soliciting Porn Bribes. Just How Dirty Is Marc Randazza?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Neediest Cases Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Neediest Cases | Stabbed by Her Husband, She Tries to Keep the Lights On for Her Children Supported by The Neediest Cases Fund ByRemy Tumin Dec. 22, 2018 Ana Helfer replays the day over and over in her mind. In the winter of 1997, she had just loaded her car with groceries when she discovered that she needed a jump-start. She called everyone she knew, but no one picked up. So she walked back to her Staten Island apartment to see if someone could help. “No one was around, not one person,” Ms. Helfer, 55, recalled. “But I did see his car in the driveway, so I went and asked him if he could help me out.” The car belonged to her landlord, Brian Helfer. After helping with her car, he asked Ms. Helfer on a date. They married the next fall. Afterward, she said, he quickly became … [Read more...] about Stabbed by Her Husband, She Tries to Keep the Lights On for Her Children
INTELLIGENCE MATTERS - JOHN MILLER HOST: MICHAEL MORELL PRODUCER: OLIVIA GAZIS MICHAEL MORELL: John, thanks for joining us today. It is great to have you on the show. So this is a big turning of the tables. When I-- (OVERTALK) JOHN MILLER: --role reversal here. MICHAEL MORELL: -- exactly. When I (LAUGH) retired from CIA, you were at CBS and you interviewed me for 60 Minutes. And if I remember, you interviewed me for several hours-- JOHN MILLER: Yes. MICHAEL MORELL: --for what ultimately became 20 minutes. JOHN MILLER: That's right. MICHAEL MORELL: So this is gonna be a 30-minute interview for a 30-minute podcast. Just sayin'. JOHN MILLER: I'm glad to see CBS has done so much with productivity since I left. MICHAEL MORELL: John, you have had an unusual career. You got interested in the news very early. I read somewhere that in high school you were taking news photographs and selling them. And I heard you were skipping school to do press briefings. JOHN MILLER: Only the last period. … [Read more...] about Transcript: John Miller talks with Michael Morell on “Intelligence Matters”
Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Chapter 1 “Inmates Run This Bitch” Chapter 2 Prison Experiments Chapter 3 The CCA Way Chapter 4 “You Got to Survive” Chapter 5 Lockdown Chapter 1: “Inmates Run This Bitch” Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). I take a breath. Am I really going to become a prison guard? Now that it might actually happen, it feels scary and a bit extreme. From the editor: Why we sent a reporter to work as a private prison guard I started applying for jobs in private prisons because I wanted to see the inner workings of an industry that holds 131,000 of the nation’s 1.6 million prisoners. As a journalist, it’s nearly impossible to get an unconstrained look inside our penal system. When prisons do let reporters in, it’s usually for carefully managed tours and monitored interviews with inmates. … [Read more...] about My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation
Chris Foran Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 10:02 AM EST Nov 19, 2018 Here's our annual list of holiday programming, from Thanksgiving Day through New Year's Day, gathered from data provided by TV stations and our listings service, FYI Television. With TV listings updating later and later, there'll likely be additions and corrections as the season rolls along. Remember that dates and times are subject to change; check for updates at jsonline.com/movies. (A guide to channel abbreviations is at the bottom of these listings.) Nov. 22 6 a.m. "Abominable Christmas" WVTV Two Abominable Snowkids are chased away from their hideaway in the mountains and are taken in by a human child and her family during the Christmas season. 6:30 a.m. "Abominable Christmas" WVTV Two Abominable Snowkids are chased away from their hideaway in the mountains and are taken in by a human child and her family during the Christmas season. 7 a.m. "The Naughty List" WVTV … [Read more...] about Holiday TV guide 2018: Tuning in Christmas TV, from ‘Grinch’ to ‘Elf’