The Justice Department has dropped wire fraud charges against Xi Xiaoxing, chairman of Temple University's physics department. Prosecutors had claimed Xi had sent to China the schematics for a device called a pocket heater that he'd signed an agreement to keep secret. But a number of scientists, including the device's inventor, provided sworn statements that the blueprints the government said he sent were not for the pocket heater.
Adult performers are outraged at the proposed licensing requirements, and have vowed to fight the bill.
"Nick Sutton has gone from a life-taker to a life-saver," read a clemency petition filed by corrections staff, the families of several victims, and five of the jurors who sentenced him to death.
Instead of $12.5 billion in new agriculture purchases exports to China this year, the USDA expects less than $4 billion.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.