Previously secret CIA report documents spear attack against surveillance plane

An aerial image from a low-level overflight of the Congo by a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in 1964 caught this moment in which a spear was thrown at the aircraft. In the 1960s, during the civil wars and political upheaval that rocked what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United States […]

Sensitive Facebook documents were seized by British Parliament after the creator of a bikini app ‘panicked’

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Foundation For Sports Integrity A court filing has revealed more details about how British lawmakers got their hands on sensitive Facebook documents last week. Ted Kramer, the founder of a software company suing Facebook, handed over papers after he “panicked” following a parliamentary order from MP Damian Collins. The court filing […]

UK MPs seize documents expected to expose Facebook's covert data harvesting

The UK Parliament has taken hold of documents from Facebook that may shed light on the online giant’s carefree approach to user privacy amid claims that it was fully aware of user data loopholes exploited by Cambridge Analytica. The documents were seized from the founder of US tech startup Six4Three, who was on a business […]

UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents

The UK Parliament is determined to get to the bottom of Facebook’s data privacy practices, whether or not Mark Zuckerberg is willing to testify. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee (DCMS) chairman Damian Collins used an uncommon process to force the founder of software developer Six4Three to hand over internal Facebook documents while he was […]

‘Make it look rich’: Trump told Sharpie to create a custom pen for him to sign important documents

Reuters/Leah Millis President Donald Trump is known for using a Sharpie pen.  In a recent episode of HBO’s new four-part series with political website Axios, Trump broke into a monologue professing his love for the Sharpie pen and disdain for the traditional government ordered pen. Trump said Sharpie created a personalized black plastic pen for […]

The Stolen Campaign Documents That Helped Reagan Win the Presidency

It was about as high stakes a presidential debate as there has been in American history. When President Jimmy Carter and Republican party nominee Ronald Reagan squared off on Oct. 28, 1980, in Cleveland for their one and only debate of that election, there was just one week to go before Americans cast their ballots. […]

Legal documents show 3rd woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct was involved in at least 6 lawsuits over the last 25 years

Michael Avenatti via AP Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has been involved in at least six lawsuits over the last 25 years, legal documents show.  Some of these cases include telling her former employer that she had a degree from John Hopkins University when she didn’t, accusations […]

Documents Show Volkswagen CEO Diess Knew About Illegal Devices

Unsealed documents from a German prosecutor’s office shed light on current Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess’ knowledge of the costly diesel emissions scandal. Back in late July, 2015, Diess, having just taken the helm of the VW brand after arriving from BMW, sat in on a fateful meeting, German magazine Der Spiegel reports. It seems that, […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]