Judge orders BNSF to pay Swinomish Tribe nearly $400 million for trespassing with oil trains

SEATTLE (AP) — BNSF Railway must pay nearly $400 million to a Native American tribe in Washington state, a federal judge ordered Monday after finding the company intentionally trespassed when it ran trains to several times 100-car trains carrying crude oil across the tribe’s reservation. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik initially ruled last year that … Read more

Dinesh D’Souza’s film on election fraud, ‘2000 Mules,’ withdrawn after defamation lawsuit

Dinesh D’Souza attends the premiere of his film, “Death of a Nation,” at E Street Cinema on August 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Shannon Finney | Getty Images Andrews filed a federal defamation lawsuit in late 2022 against D’Souza’s company and the nonprofit advocacy group True The Vote, which contributed to the “2000 Mules” project. … Read more