UN investigators says Myanmar military chiefs should be prosecuted for genocide

Top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, investigators working for the UN’s top human rights body said on Monday. The call, accompanying a first report by the investigators, amounts to some of the strongest language yet from UN officials. They have denounced alleged human rights violations in Myanmar since a […]

From private investigators to a 5-hour meeting with superstar lawyer David Boies, here are the lengths Theranos went to contain The Wall Street Journal’s bombshell story

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider When Theranos learned what Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou was digging into, the company went through some tremendous lengths to get ahead of the story.  In Carreyrou’s new book, “Bad Blood,” he details the legal sit-downs with superstar lawyer David Boies, and the suspected private investigators that tailed some of his […]

Investigators found a major clue to what may have caused Southwest jet’s engine failure (LUV)

Amanda Bourman/AP NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said the failed engine on the Southwest Airlines jet is missing a fan blade. Investigators found evidence of metal fatigue at the point where the blade broke off. Southwest Airlines will immediately begin inspections of its entire fleet of more than 710 Boeing 737s. Investigators from the National Transportation […]

Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica’s London offices

(Reuters) — Investigators from Britain’s data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over <a href="https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/20/facebook-and-mark-zuckerberg-face-investigations-over-cambridge-analytica-data-privacy-allegations/"allegations it improperly…Read More

UK investigators raid Cambridge Analytica offices in Facebook data mining probe

Investigators from the Information Commissioner’s Office have searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica and seized files and servers. The raid forms part of an investigation into its Facebook data harvesting. Around 20 officials wearing black jackets emblazoned with “ICO Enforcement” entered the offices on Friday, according to reports. A UK High Court judge had […]

Investigators suspect ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal was poisoned with a rare heavy metal — and it may have been sprayed in his face

Sky News Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal may have been poisoned with thallium, a hard-to-trace heavy metal, investigators reportedly suspect. The 66-year-old was found unconscious on a bench with his daughter in Britain on Sunday. There is speculation that poison may have been sprayed in his face. The government is holding an emergency Cobra meeting on […]

Bill Gates to Apple: Help investigators access phones or risk regulation

Bill Gates rarely shied away from confronting Apple when he was Microsoft’s CEO, and new comments to Axios today suggest that he has a new issue with Cupertino: Unbreakable encryption. Without mentioning Apple’s name, Gates raised the prospect that the company might be on the wrong side of the encryption debate, specifically when it comes to […]

St. Pete bomber has mental illness record, blames bad ‘personal growth’ course – investigators

Published time: 31 Dec, 2017 15:11 The suspect in Wednesday’s bombing in St. Petersburg has a record of mental illness, investigators say. He was motivated by a bad experience he had with a “personal growth” training course. The suspect in the crime, which left 18 people injured this week, confessed to planning and carrying out […]

Sacrifice theory gets probe by investigators of Romanov family killing

Investigators plan to conduct “psychological and historical analysis” to verify a theory that the killing of last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family in 1918 was a sacrifice made by the Bolsheviks in a bid for global domination. “Investigators plan to undertake psychological and historical analysis to establish if the shooting of the Russian […]