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 (hence the affectionate title “Chinatown bus”). … [Read more...] about R.I.P. Chinatown Bus?
Archives for June 1, 2012
By Najah Farley The Syrian regime has reached a new low with the Houla massacre, where it is alleged 108 people died, 49 of them children. Many were killed in summary executions, as opposed to by artillery or mortar fire. Another group of 14 bodies was discovered that had also been executed. Although the Syrian government claims that these deaths were perpetrated … [Read more...] about International Community Still Not Intervening in Worsening Syria Crisis
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 2003 … [Read more...] about Wikileaks Founder Loses Extradition Case in the UK