Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they’re planning investigations into the Trump administration’s actions against technology companies. Inbound House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff told Axios in an interview that Democrats would investigate whether President Trump misused his power in attempts to punish Amazon and block AT&T’s merger with […]
A laser was shone into the cockpit of a passenger plane which was flying at 29,000ft (8,840m). Humberside police have confirmed the incident happened on Saturday as the plane flew over North East Lincolnshire. The Scandinavian commercial flight from Manchester to Bilund, Denmark, was hit by the laser at 18:45 GMT on Sunday. READ MORE: Tiny […]
Public health officials in five provinces are investigating a salmonella outbreak that has affected 45 individuals, some of whom ate cucumbers, although other sources are being investigated.
gotpap/STAR MAX/IPx CBS has hired two law firms to investigate the sexual misconduct allegations against its CEO, Leslie Moonves. Six women alleged that Moonves had accosted them sexually without their consent, according to a New Yorker article published last week. Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton, two top-flight legal entities, will handle the matter […]
The government’s top ethics official said Trump’s business deals ‘raise serious concerns’ — but he doesn’t have the authority to investigate
The acting director of the Office of Government Ethics said some of President Donald Trump’s business deals “raise serious concerns,” but the agency doesn’t have the authority to investigate. Congressional Democrats are concerned about an Indonesian real estate development with Trump-brand properties receiving $ 500 million in loans for from the Chinese government. The ethics office’s […]
In 2003, the Bush White House sold America on the Iraq War under the pretense that Iraq was harboring weapons of mass destruction. Not long after, we all learned that claim wasn’t true, but at the time, most journalists didn’t seem to realize the truth. Shock and Awe is about a two journalists who did. Watch the Shock […]
Child advocates and consumer groups are asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate and impose potentially billions of dollars of penalties on Google for allegedly violating children’s online privacy and allowing ads to target them.
The Department of Justice inspector general has announced it will investigate the FBI over the use of a FISA court order to spy on a Trump campaign adviser, after the House Republican memo claimed the process was abused. The review will determine whether the FBI followed proper procedure when it obtained a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance […]
Report alleges the House Intelligence Committee failed to investigate a stunning number of leads before closing its Russia investigation
J. Scott Applewhite/AP A new report from a Democrat-aligned group lays out the ways in which the House Intelligence Committee failed to conduct a thorough investigation into the President Donald Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. The committee’s Republican majority voted to release their final report on Thursday, which officially closed their investigation. But the Moscow […]
AP Counterterrorism police are helping investigate the suspected poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Salisbury, southern England. Sergei Skripal and an unnamed woman were found collapsed on a bench on Sunday, and are in critical condition. Mark Rowley of London’s Metropolitan Police said officers would bring the case into the counterterrorism network “if necessary.” The […]