Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

R.I.P. Chinatown Bus?

By Yevgeny Shrago Anyone who has ever needed to get quickly and cheaply (if not safely) from New York to just about anywhere on the East Coast should shed at least one tear today, as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down 26 bus lines today, most of which operated out of New York and Philadelphia’s Chinatowns…

Wikileaks Founder Loses Extradition Case in the UK

By Sushila Rao By a majority of 5 to 2, the justices of the United Kingdom Supreme Court have votedto dismiss Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition from the UK to Sweden, for questioning about allegations of sexual offenses.  The Court held that the term “judicial authority”—which has warrant power under the European framework and under the UK’s…

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