Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 3, 2015

BP agrees to $18.7 billion settlement for Gulf of Mexico disaster SCOTUS rounds out session with rulings on execution drug, redistricting and mercury emissions U.S. and Cuba agree to re-open embassies, increasing diplomatic relations...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 26, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court: Same Sex Marriage, ACA, Housing Act Funeral services begin for Charleston massacre victims, lawmakers discuss removal of Confederate flag Mumia Abu-Jamal on the Charleston Shooting U.S. Senate approves trade bills that...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 19, 2015

White gunman kills nine people in historic Black church in Charleston, SC Senate passes massive defense bill, but fails to secure veto-proof majority to fund it Shell-contracted rig leaves Seattle port for Arctic waters,...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 12, 2015

President Obama makes rare visit to U.S. Capitol to push trade bills Ezell Ford findings and McKinney pool party video help sustain calls for police reform New York lawmakers to decide on rent stabilization...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 5, 2015

USA Freedom Act replaces Patriot Act provisions, but leaves broad surveillance measures in place Paris police demolish tent camp where hundreds of migrants were living UN says almost 6500 dead in eastern Ukraine since...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 29, 2015

Indigenous police commander Nestora Salgado transferred from Mexican max-security prison after 24-day hunger strike Paris police announce they will clear camp where 100s of migrants languish Senate to return early from Memorial Day recess...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 22, 2015

Fighting continues in Yemen as U.S. expedites arms to Saudi Arabia Food safety concerns are out front as TPA “fast track” moves through Congress Texas lawmakers bar fracking bans, take up other controversial measures...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 15, 2015

SE Asian nations “push back” boats crowded with migrants, leaving thousands stranded at sea EU calls for migrant resettlement quotas and maritime military action Millions in limbo as DACA/DAPA case winds through courts Striking...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 8, 2015

Appeals court rules NSA telephone metadata surveillance program is illegal French lower house passes sweeping security bill some call Patriot Act à la française Justice Department opens civil rights probe of Baltimore Police Department...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 1, 2015

Six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray U.S. Supreme Court finally takes up same-sex marriage Court strikes down law to gag prisoner speech as Mumia Abu Jamal’s health deteriorates Search...