- Anarchist hacker Jeremy Hammond announced that he was accepting a non-cooperating guilty plea deal, admitting he took part in the breach of Stratfor, a private intelligence group, which stole credit card information and millions of e-mails, the latter of which were handed over to Wikileaks. Hammond still faces a possible ten-year sentence when sentencing begins next month. He has been in federal custody since his arrest in May 2011.
- The judge in the trial of the NATO 3, three co-defendants accused of terrorism and arrested at the NATO summit in Chicago in May 2012, has ordered the Chicago police to turn over evidence regarding their surveillance of the three in the larger context of their tracking of activist groups such as Occupy Chicago and street medics.
- Student services workers for Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash. have gone on strike. Anarchists have issued them an open letter lending support.
- A May 25 street party in Bern, Switzerland called “Tans Dich Frei” or “Dance Yourself Free” resulted in numerous acts of property destruction, as revelers also clashed with police throughout the night. Authorities report that there were 60 arrests.
- The trial of the Detroit police officer who shot and killed a 7-year-old girl named Aiyana Jones, during a 2010 raid on a wrong address is set to begin. And what’s that? Right out of the gate, it’s the Nuremberg defense!
- A drone strike in North Waziristan, Pakistan killed four people today, with one claimed by U.S. officials to be a Taliban leader.
- An online currency exchange website has been accused of an estimated $6 billion worth of money laundering, according to federal prosecutors, who said the money was used in crimes.