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Marine vet Daniel Penny’s GiveSendGo legal defense fund is the site’s second-biggest campaignMarine vet Daniel Penny’s GiveSendGo legal defense fund is the site’s second-biggest campaign

Marine veteran Daniel Penny’s crowdfunding campaign to pay his legal fees in the death of an erratic homeless man on the New York City subway is among GiveSendGo’s most successful fundraisers in its history, the company’s co-founder told Fox News Digital.

“It’s the No. 2 ever on GiveSendGo,” Chief Financial Officer Jacob Wells said. “This definitely sparked an emotional response with many people.”

He added that, at one point, the fund was raising $1,000 a minute after the Marine vet was charged with one count

Massive Kewaunee factory farm, DNR reach settlement on manure spreading, water monitoringMassive Kewaunee factory farm, DNR reach settlement on manure spreading, water monitoring

MADISON – A massive Kewaunee County factory farm will eliminate its application of liquid manure on fields over the next four years, as part of a legal settlement that allows it to avoid costly installing groundwater monitoring wells.

Kinnard Farms on May 11 agreed to install the manure treatment technology at it’s Casco location. The Department of Natural Resources agreed to the farm’s terms.

The agreement is the latest chapter in long-running tensions between the county’s massive farms, known as CAFOs — or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations — and residents concerned about the impact of the large operations on their

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 8th May 2023 – UKSCBlogThis Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 8th May 2023 – UKSCBlog

Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Wednesday 10th may the Court will hand-down judgment in Jalla and another v Shell International Trading and Shipping Company and another [2023] UKSC 16. The Court will determine whether pollution caused to land and waterways by an offshore oil spill constitutes a continuing nuisance with fresh causes of action accruing until such time as the oil is cleared up, or it eventually disappears of its own accord, in circumstances where is the event causing the pollution to occur only once? The hand-down will take place

Iran executes Swedish-Iranian dual national | Death Penalty NewsIran executes Swedish-Iranian dual national | Death Penalty News

Habib Farajollah Chaab was sentenced to death over his role with a separatist group alleged to have carried out a fatal attack.

Iran executed a Swedish-Iranian dissident convicted of leading an Arab separatist group accused of attacks, including one on a military parade in 2018 that killed 25 people.

Habib Farajollah Chaab was sentenced to death for being “corrupt on earth”, a capital offense under Iran’s strict interpretation of Islamic law. State broadcaster IRIB reported his execution on Saturday.

“The death sentence for Habib Chaab … nicknamed Habib Asyud, the head of Harakat al-Nidal terrorist group … was executed today,

Letecia Stauch trial: Jury dismissed after 4 hours of deliberation | courtsLetecia Stauch trial: Jury dismissed after 4 hours of deliberation | courts

The jury started deliberations Friday afternoon in the trial against Letecia Stauch, who is accused of killing her 11-year-old stepson, Gannon Stauch, more than three years ago.

After five weeks of trial the attorneys in the case gave their closing arguments, where the key focus for both the prosecution and the defense was the sanity of Stauch. Following the end of rebuttal 12 jurors were sent to begin deliberations, and after four hours of deliberation the jury was sent home for the day at around 5 pm Deliberations will resume on Monday morning.

Prosecutors Dave Young and Michael Allen spoke

A Lidl Decision with big Implications – UK High Court Finds that Tesco’s Clubcard Logo Infringes Lidl’s logoA Lidl Decision with big Implications – UK High Court Finds that Tesco’s Clubcard Logo Infringes Lidl’s logo

In a recent decision, the High Court of England and Wales has found that Tesco’s use of the yellow and blue Tesco Clubcard logos (reproduced below) infringed Lidl’s trade marks (see the relevant Lidl marks below) and also gave rise to copyright infringement and passing off.

The supermarket chains have been in a battle over the use of their respective signs with a square blue background and yellow circle. For further information on the background to the dispute you can read our previous article here (Lidl Great Britain Limited v Tesco Stores Limited [2022] EWHC 1434 (Ch)).

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Texas family called police 5 times before shooting spree that killed 5Texas family called police 5 times before shooting spree that killed 5

A resident of the Texas home where a man opened fire with an AR-15-style rifle said his family called police five times over a span of more than 10 minutes before the rampage that left five people dead and set off a manhunt for the killer .

Wilson Garcia said he asked his neighbor, who was shooting a gun in his yard late Friday night, to shoot farther away because Garcia’s 1-month-old son was sleeping. Garcia said he called the police when the man refused. The family made four more calls, according to The Associated Press.

“I told my wife:

Tennessee GOP governor signs executive order strengthening background checksTennessee GOP governor signs executive order strengthening background checks

Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Tuesday signed an executive order designed to strengthen background checks, and called on the state Legislature to pass the equivalent of a red flag law.

During a news conference, Lee said the executive order would ensure that information-sharing “more closely guarantees the safe, lawful purchase of firearms in Tennessee.”

He also said legislation was needed to address deficiencies in existing gun laws.

“Our current law is proven and effective in many circumstances and many circumstances, especially with regard to domestic violence, but this new stronger order protection law will provide the broader population cover,