Mikaila Ulmer

11 year old girl lands $1M whole foods deal

An 11 year old entrepreneur from the US has landed a $1 million deal with Whole Foods for her Bee Sweet lemonade. Mikaila Ulmer had previously obtained a $60,000 Shark Tank deal when she was just 10. The show Shark Tank is a US version of the popular entrepreneur show, Dragon’s Den. Mikaila said she got the idea when she was just[Read More...]

Daniel Shaver was fatally shot dead by police

Unarmed father shot by police

An unarmed father has been filmed begging for his life, just moments before he was shot by police in Texas. The officer in question was later identified as Philip ‘Mitch’ Brailsford and has since been terminated from Mesa Police Department and charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting Daniel Shaver. The Mesa Police Department released information from its investigation of[Read More...]

Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

US judges have ordered the pharmaceutical company Johnson and Johnson to pay $72 million in damages to the family of a deceased woman who claim that her cancer was caused by the talcum powder. This latest court case representing Jackie Fox of Birmingham, Alabama, was part of a broader claim in the city of St. Louis circuit court involving nearly[Read More...]

Hip hop pioneer inspires fans across Europe

Hip hop pioneer inspires fans across Europe

When most people think of rap artists, they tend to think of mainstream musicians such as Dr Dre or Sean Combs. The problem with this is that they do not represent the broad spectrum of politically conscious hip hop music that is out there. Unfortunately, there are many who associate rap with violence, mysogyny and materialism. In fact, nothing could be further from the[Read More...]

Elizabeth E. Coker

Texas judge resigns after reports she unlawfully helped prosecutors to win convictions

A judge has unwittingly helped to uncover the shambolic nature of the US justice system after she was court texting advice to prosecutors to help them to win convictions. Texas district Judge Elizabeth E. Coker is now reported to have resigned after sending text messages to prosecutors with suggestions on questions to ask in court in order to secure a[Read More...]