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| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown

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Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
14:30, 2019-07-10

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
08:30, 2019-07-11

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentially dangerous maneuver, Japanese space agency JAXA...
03:45, 2019-07-11

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe successfully landed on an asteroid, again (updated) Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect mate......
07:00, 2019-07-11

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthJapan’s Hayabusa2 probe has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system. Scienti...
06:30, 2019-07-11

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of finding clues to the origin of the solar system...
05:00, 2019-07-11

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detailed glimpse y...
19:15, 2019-06-19

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detail...
04:30, 2019-06-19

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the go-a......
17:00, 2019-06-12

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ranks of J.R.R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, and mutant supe...
01:30, 2019-06-28

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be......
18:30, 2019-05-23

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over and eventuall...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close passes of Earth along the way — around the S...
03:45, 2019-07-11

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close observation by astronomers who have since confirmed t...
21:45, 2019-07-17

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1.6 miles. It got as close as 3.2 million miles......
03:15, 2019-06-05

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
02:45, 2019-06-29

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
22:45, 2019-06-18

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be around a mile...
23:15, 2019-05-22

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter of 164 feet, could potentially hit the planet on ...
23:15, 2019-06-06

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
22:30, 2019-06-20

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
00:30, 2019-07-09

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides.Researchers at Oxford and Aberde...
05:45, 2019-06-10

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
08:00, 2019-06-20

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over, and e...
05:15, 2019-05-24

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
10:00, 2019-07-11

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
21:30, 2019-06-18

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year’s day. There have been several “firsts&rdq...
01:45, 2019-06-18

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
22:45, 2019-05-21

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
21:30, 2019-05-29

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” asteroids regularly pass Earth without issue, and th...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
14:45, 2019-05-21

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those solicited......
00:30, 2019-06-12

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
23:15, 2019-07-09

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far enough away that the space rock didn’t have a...
01:15, 2019-06-05

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
12:30, 2019-06-18

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-08

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Fox Sports viewership for USWNT final against Netherlands up 22% over men's World Cup final last year Fox Sports released ratings, which revealed USWNT final had a 10.0 overnight metered market rating compared to last year's men's match that drew 8.3.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

England suffer semi-final heartbreak as New Zealand reach final "Holders Australia will face New Zealand in the netball World Cup final after both emerged victorious from two thrilling semi-finals in Liverpool on Saturday."...
22:45, 2019-07-20

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
01:45, 2019-05-24

Women’s World Cup final ratings surpass last year’s men’s final American television viewers turned out in large numbers to see if the U.S. women’s national soccer team, led by Megan Rapinoe, could bring home the title of world champion. The 2019 Women’s World Cup final Sunday, in which the United States beat the Netherlands 2-0, drew more than 14 million v...
13:45, 2019-07-09

The Women's World Cup final got bigger US TV ratings than the 2018 men's final AP Photo/David Vincent Fox's broadcast of the Women's World Cup final on Sunday was watched by 14.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That's up 22% from last year's broadcast of the men's final. Sunday's game is the most watched soccer telecast since 2015's Women's World Cup final, which is th...
10:45, 2019-07-09

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
19:00, 2019-07-17

N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
19:15, 2019-05-22

'Suits' unveils final season, 'Pearson' spinoff and some final words for Meghan Markle 'Suits' opens its final season nodding to star-turned-duchess Meghan Markle's character, as Gina Torres brings back Jessica in spinoff 'Pearson.'        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Final Fantasy Remakes can wait, you need to try Final Fantasy 14 Shadowbringers A new world sets the stage for the next evolution for the hit MMORPG from Square Enix, a game which should rightly be on your radar even though you might be drooling over that other game coming in 2020...
20:30, 2019-06-21

Final Fantasy IX Retrospective: The Final Fantasy's Final Fantasy You know when you’re playing around with a new recipe and you fall in love with one particular spice? Call it cumin. You find every recipe that makes sense with cumin, and eventually, you grow so obsessed with it that you just keep adding it to all of your dinners for a month straight, until the res...
21:15, 2019-07-12

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:45, 2019-07-11

MH17 downing and probe: What you need to know A Boeing 777 passenger jet was destroyed above Ukraine conflict zone in 2014, with all 298 people on board losing their lives. International investigators blame pro-Russia rebels, and have started naming suspects....
03:15, 2019-07-17

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a federal investigation into whether it defrauded U.S. bond investors by omitting details about its efforts to cheat on diesel- emissions tests, according to the SEC....
01:15, 2019-07-09

| MH17 crash probe set to name suspects International investigators are expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an attack which killed all 298 people on board....
11:45, 2019-06-19

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
13:30, 2019-07-11

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
18:45, 2019-07-11

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
18:30, 2019-06-15

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
22:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:00, 2019-07-11

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
07:00, 2019-07-12

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown “constituted a 180 d...
15:45, 2019-06-15

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech companies over competition concerns....
19:00, 2019-06-03

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:45, 2019-06-03

New probe stirs in Grubhub fee fight Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration — a US agency that guarantees loans to mom-and-pop businesses — is probing how the online delivery giant has charged restaurants thousands of dollars in bogus fees for phone orders that ne...
03:45, 2019-06-28

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:45, 2019-06-14

India vs New Zealand, Semi-Final: India's Road To Semi-Final The next hurdle ahead of India in their World Cup 2019 campaign is New Zealand, runners-up from the last edition, who would want to make it to their second successive final....
00:00, 2019-07-09

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
00:15, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection with the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
13:45, 2019-07-11

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
18:45, 2019-06-03

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been heavily investigated​,” Trump ​told NBC’...
22:15, 2019-06-23

Renault's HQ searched as part of Ghosn probe French investigators opened a probe earlier this year into whether former Chairman Carlos Ghosn improperly used a Renault sponsorship deal to host his 2016 wedding party at the Chateau de Versailles....
01:00, 2019-07-04

Con Ed to probe cause of electrical failures that darkened Manhattan Con Edison is investigating why thousands of customers lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan amid calls by government officials to make sure another widespread blackout doesn't cripple the city again....
19:15, 2019-07-14

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
03:30, 2019-05-25

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation - Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between China and the United States....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO included in cum-ex probe: paper German prosecutors are probing former Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain and 78 other current and former bank officials as part of an investigation into a dividend tax-stripping scheme, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
02:00, 2019-07-02

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-06-05

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
12:30, 2019-07-11

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a political motive in the fatal shooting of 65-year-o...
12:30, 2019-06-17

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from the national treasury. A decade later many of them...
14:15, 2019-06-28

Probe inconclusive on governor’s racist yearbook pic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page says it’s unable to determine whether the governor is in the picture. Investigators on behal...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-04

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation: Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between China and the United States....
12:45, 2019-06-16

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
19:30, 2019-06-15

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin. Schumer penned a letter to Director Christopher Wray, stating that the app...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
14:15, 2019-05-28

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
22:15, 2019-06-03

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
02:00, 2019-07-11

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in March 2018 that killed five people....
23:15, 2019-07-16

Rep. Peter King: ‘Severe, serious abuses’ by FBI, CIA in Russia probe ‘going to come out’ Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he is “confident” that when Attorney General Bill Barr concludes his investigation of the origins of the investigation of President Trump’s 2016 campaign, the American people will learn that the FBI and CIA under the Obama administration engaged in foul play....
18:30, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information for its review of intelligence activities related...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
11:45, 2019-07-05

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country....
11:15, 2019-07-11

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status....
21:15, 2019-07-12

| Cell C hires consultants to probe business practices South African wireless carrier Cell C has begun talks to delay debt payments and has hired consultants to probe its business practices and advise on a restructuring....
10:30, 2019-07-14

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
22:30, 2019-05-24

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate the president. (May 29)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-30

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google practices linked to search and other businesses, according to the report, which also said the Feder...
06:00, 2019-06-01

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
10:00, 2019-06-01

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
19:15, 2019-06-01

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-13

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
12:30, 2019-06-04

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
22:30, 2019-05-24

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
23:15, 2019-06-01

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore......
02:15, 2019-06-21

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis says that lawmaker Mark Field referred himself to ...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
17:45, 2019-07-02

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days after ExxonMobil signaled it had found large depos...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump administration, which has accused social media companie...
19:30, 2019-06-03

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:00, 2019-06-03

OAS offers Canada a panel of experts to probe ‘genocide’ The head of the Organization of American States wants to create a panel of experts to investigate the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada, a problem that a Canadian report this week described as “genocide.”...
23:15, 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 2-Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
00:45, 2019-06-05

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
22:15, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Police, prosecutor discuss Indiana shooting probe The special prosecutor investigating the fatal Indiana police shooting of a black man by a white officer says the probe will go "as long as it takes." (July 9)        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning......
16:15, 2019-05-29

| Family of US teen killed by police calls for probe The family of a 17-year-old girl fatally shot by a police officer in California has called for the state's attorney general to launch an independent probe into the killing....
09:00, 2019-07-10

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit charging a sitting president....
17:30, 2019-05-29

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s bloody anti-drug crackdown.The London-based rights watchdog said in ...
11:00, 2019-07-08

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
04:00, 2019-06-06

The Latest: General: Probe begun into Sudan sit-in break-up The deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council says they have begun a “fair and independent” investigation into the violent break-up of the Khartoum sit-in by protesters and other clashes...
19:45, 2019-06-05

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reports that documents from a fake clinic were filed to the Athletics Integrity Unit, ...
13:45, 2019-06-02

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown...
11:45, 2019-07-08

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
07:30, 2019-07-12

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as Special Counsel, and he created the Special Counsel...
19:00, 2019-05-29

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
03:00, 2019-07-12

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believes we are on “the superhighway” to getting that information and talked to Fox News Radio’s “Todd Starnes Show” Tuesday about the president’s move to g...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: UN chief calls for probe of tanker targetings U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for an independent investigation into the suspected attacks on two tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, saying it’s important to know the truth about what happened...
21:30, 2019-06-14

Hannity: Secret FBI transcripts from Russia probe 'must be made available' Fox News' host Sean Hannity told his audience Monday that a barrage of news information will be released in the coming days and weeks that will prove that  "Trump-Russia collusion" was a "hoax from the get-go" and called for secret FBI transcripts to made public....
15:15, 2019-05-21

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic results of its 1976-1977 probe, however, determined the...
04:15, 2019-06-06

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to recuse himself from the case....
20:30, 2019-06-19

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means lawmakers are picking up the pace on an investigatio...
07:15, 2019-06-10

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-sanctioned group calls itself The Black and Latino...
08:15, 2019-07-21

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
21:30, 2019-05-22

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
16:15, 2019-06-10

Probe shows that Russian jet had excessive landing speed MOSCOW (AP) — A preliminary probe into last month’s crash of a Russian passenger jet that left 41 dead says the plane had excessive landing speed. The report released Friday by the Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee that investigates crashes in Russia and other ex-Soviet nations says t...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Investigation team to announce progress in MH17 probe THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe, nearly five years after the plane was blown out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern Ukrai...
09:00, 2019-06-19

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
17:15, 2019-06-19

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
23:00, 2019-07-17

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suffolk County and Durham County district attorney off...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
15:30, 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
00:00, 2019-06-14

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to......
15:00, 2019-07-18

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The experts, appointed by the U.N. Human Rights Council, called...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
11:30, 2019-06-09

Prosecutors will update serial killer confessions probe CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prosecutors in Ohio plan to update their efforts to identify women a serial killer claims he killed decades ago. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters’ (DEE’turs) and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien on Friday will discuss cases linked to Samuel Little. ...
12:15, 2019-06-07

Easter attack probe continues despite president’s objection COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the country’s president. Jayampathi Wickramaratne says...
15:00, 2019-06-12

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)        ...
00:30, 2019-06-12

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
14:15, 2019-07-17

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
16:45, 2019-06-15

Franz Beckenbauer probe to be split from World Cup investigation Swiss prosecutors plan to separate Franz Beckenbauer's case from the broader investigation into corruption in Germany's successful 2006 World Cup bid. It's not clear why, though Beckenbauer has been in poor health....
22:45, 2019-07-19

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
16:00, 2019-07-17

| PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's world athletics championships in Doha....
15:15, 2019-05-23

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
21:15, 2019-06-07

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
16:00, 2019-05-24

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewell, the superintendent of the New York Department o...
21:45, 2019-07-18

CBS radio host Dan Taylor exits amid misconduct probe Dan Taylor, a longtime host at CBS Radio, has abruptly left the company amid a broadening investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James into the legacy brands of the CBS media empire, The Post has learned. The New York AG’s office is investigating CBS Radio for workplace misconduct, inclu...
22:00, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
01:01, 2019-06-04

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several offices including those of Porsche in Weissach and Stuttgart, that of a tax adviser in Stuttgart and those of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
01:30, 2019-05-29

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and privacy risks....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
19:30, 2019-05-21

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
04:45, 2019-06-14

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence. A preliminary investigation was opened Aug. 27 after a young woman filed a complaint near ...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Medicaid funds, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday....
03:15, 2019-07-11

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar, a judicial official said Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-05-22

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
15:30, 2019-06-15

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law, officials......
00:30, 2019-07-11

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior administration official said....
08:30, 2019-06-12

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
19:45, 2019-06-01

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave and his campus research lab will permanently shut...
21:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a tax advisor and high remuneration payments to a Porsche works council member....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
00:00, 2019-06-16

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
22:45, 2019-06-10

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
02:45, 2019-07-02

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunter College graduates Wednesday at Madison Square Ga...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Gaetz says 'most compelling' evidence in the Trump-Russia probe could be days away Florida congressman Matt Gaetz revealed Monday night that "most compelling" evidence in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation is days, if not weeks away. According to Rep. Gaetz, R-Fla., secret unreleased transcripts involving former Trump aide George Papadopoulos reveal that he denied there was ...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
02:00, 2019-06-12

LAPD launches internal probe over Nipsey Hussle death The Los Angeles police department has launched an internal affairs investigation into the actions of officers over the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle....
00:45, 2019-07-03

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
14:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
22:00, 2019-06-01

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale SA’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, and what they may have known about safety risks at the site, according to a person familiar with the probe....
08:00, 2019-07-03

National Investigation Agency To Take Over Gadchiroli Attack Probe: Cops The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is set to take over probe into the May 1 Maoist attack case in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli in which 15 security personnel and a driver were killed, a senior police......
22:30, 2019-07-06

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-06

Doctor Arrested For "Sterilising" Women In Sri Lanka Was Framed: Probe A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka remains in detention weeks after his arrest, despite investigators saying he was framed....
00:15, 2019-07-06

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
00:00, 2019-07-06

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
07:00, 2019-06-01

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and members of Congress -- as an internal memo showed a top agency official blasting the “deplorable” social media activity from agents....
20:30, 2019-07-05

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission probe: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in trust funds, and the country may lose some EU funding as a result, the online edition of daily Hospodarske noviny reported on Friday....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to investigate, a rights group said on Monday....
11:15, 2019-07-08

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move from the bridge....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Robert Mueller to make first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller has been in negotiations with House Democrats about testifying before a committee to discuss the findings i...
16:15, 2019-05-29

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the ...
08:30, 2019-06-13

Scheduled Tribes Commission To Visit UP To Probe Death Of Tribals An investigation team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will Monday visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district where 10 tribal farmers were killed allegedly over a land dispute....
07:45, 2019-07-20

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a long history of sexually abusing minors. His latest indictment came down in federal court Friday and...
06:30, 2019-07-20

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to......
10:15, 2019-06-11

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
11:45, 2019-06-03

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life....
18:45, 2019-05-29

16 Accused Of Forming Terror Outfit Sent To Custody Of Probe Agency NIA A special NIA court Friday granted the probe agency eight-day custody of 16 accused arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah", and collecting funds to carry out attacks......
07:45, 2019-07-20

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack, and police turned up at a training session on Sunday to investigate. The Paris Saint...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
01:45, 2019-07-01

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations he was tortured to death....
18:00, 2019-07-01

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported....
16:45, 2019-06-11

U.N. calls for independent probe into Venezuelan navy captain's death Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
21:30, 2019-07-04

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
03:30, 2019-06-07

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
01:00, 2019-07-13

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
23:45, 2019-07-12

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading        ...
09:45, 2019-05-25

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing Independent U.N. probe cites “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi...
17:15, 2019-06-19

The Latest: MH17 team wants probe on Russian line of command THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The international team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 says it wants to probe further the alleged Russian line of command behind the missile attack that...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that Allied Wallet, its chief executive Ahmad “A...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle seven-year global corruption probe Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act....
06:00, 2019-06-21

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
21:15, 2019-07-12

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil industry to not blend corn ethanol into the gasoline supply....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
18:30, 2019-05-25

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's national security....
20:45, 2019-06-07

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
05:15, 2019-07-12

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network. A mayor’s office spokesman, Lester Davis, tells The Baltimore Sun that there’s current...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, European space authorities said on Thursday....
23:30, 2019-07-11

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
04:01, 2019-05-25

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
01:00, 2019-07-13

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
06:15, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month’s attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state using divers on speed boats who planted mines on the vessels. T...
11:45, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation into Russia’s links to the campaign. Trump, leaving the White House on Friday for Japan, told...
19:30, 2019-05-24

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
06:45, 2019-06-20

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the stand-alone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
02:00, 2019-06-20

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
08:00, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired over social media posts are “premature and irre...
05:45, 2019-06-20

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Manchester City appeal to CAS against UEFA fair play probe "Premier League champions Manchester City have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over an investigation by European governing UEFA into potential breaches of financial fair play, the court said on Thursday."...
21:45, 2019-06-06

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
21:15, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started. (May 24)        ...
22:15, 2019-05-24

Canada opens probe into 250,000 GM pickups, SUVs over brake performance Transport Canada, the auto safety regulator, has opened a probe into braking issues in nearly 250,000 General Motors full-size pickups and SUVs after U.S. officials launched a similar probe last year, the agency said on its website....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Schiff: House in the dark about DOJ’s 2016 campaign spying probe The House Intelligence Committee has “very little visibility” into the three Justice Department investigations into the intelligence officials who launched the Russia probe, the panel’s chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. It’s a situation that has Schiff concerned, given his fears that the probe...
21:15, 2019-06-19

Malaysia: Dutch-led MH17 probe turns Russia into scapegoat Malaysian PM Mahathir has said the MH-17 investigative panel has offered no proof that Russians were involved in the disaster. His comments are at odds with the Malaysian representative on the team....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
21:15, 2019-06-20

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), while the surface is only about 6,000 degrees Fahrenhe...
15:00, 2019-06-07

Kraft Heinz completes internal probe into its procurement practices Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday the numbers it restated last month were accurate following completion of an internal investigation, but that the matter was under review by the U.S. Attorney's Office....
01:15, 2019-06-08

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
21:15, 2019-07-11

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

Italian prosecutors probe allegations of League oil deal: sources Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible international corruption following media reports that the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, two sources said on Thursday....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges. George Nader waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court after two FBI agents agreed to d...
00:15, 2019-06-05

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online...
20:45, 2019-06-01

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 258 people....
21:01, 2019-06-18

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
05:00, 2019-05-27

Paris prosecutor drops perjury probe into Macron officials The Paris prosecutor on Thursday dropped an investigation into alleged perjury by three current and former officials in the president's office in connection with the "Benalla affair", a saga which engulfed Emmanuel Macron's office last summer....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday. CAIR-Kentucky chair Waheed...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Michel Platini arrested over 2022 Qatar World Cup probe EX-UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested in connection with a probe into corruption over the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to reports in France....
20:15, 2019-06-18

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-16

EU opens Amazon probe to see if it used merchant data to gain an advantage On the same day that Amazon announced plans to overhaul its business terms for its third-party sellers, the European Commission (EC) has opened a formal antitrust investigation into the retailer, designed to assess whether its use of sensitive mercha......
15:15, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the territory to call for the governor’s ouster, according to a report. The arrests come just a month a...
10:30, 2019-07-11

Peter Thiel calls for CIA, FBI probe of Google over China ties Google was accused of sleeping with the enemy again this week when tech billionaire Peter Thiel called on the CIA and FBI to probe the search engine for its “seemingly treasonous” ties with China. Thiel, a venture capitalist and member of President Trump’s White House transition team, suggeste...
23:30, 2019-07-15

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
00:01, 2019-06-09

Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies President Donald Trump ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology firms, which could lead to new tariffs or other trade restrictions.Read More...
11:15, 2019-07-11

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
14:30, 2019-07-11

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
22:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
20:30, 2019-07-02

Moody's India Unit Sends CEO On Leave Amid Whistleblower Probe ICRA's board has decided to place Chief Executive Officer Naresh Takkar on leave and appointed Group Chief Financial Officer Vipul Agarwal as interim chief operating officer, the company said in an......
15:30, 2019-07-02

U.S. to probe border agents' online anti-immigrant chatter: official The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group where border agents joked about immigrants dying, he said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said......
14:30, 2019-06-08

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday....
23:30, 2019-06-20

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told The Wall Street Journal that the problem has been the focus of lengthy e...
20:45, 2019-06-19

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Read More...
21:45, 2019-07-02

Platini arrested amid probe into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday morning amid an investigation into the controversial decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup."...
12:15, 2019-06-18

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
21:30, 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka prosecutor orders probe of nine officers over Easter bombing lapses Sri Lanka's main prosecutor directed the acting police chief to carry out an investigation into nine officers who are suspected of failing to help prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, a document showed....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
05:45, 2019-06-04

Police search Renault's headquarters near Paris as part of Ghosn probe Police are searching Renault's corporate headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, which a judicial source said was related to an ongoing investigation into ex-Renault boss Carlos Ghosn and his use of Versailles for his 2016 wedding party....
13:45, 2019-07-03

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among......
18:45, 2019-07-04

2 Sikh Youth Charity Workers Arrested In Counter-Terrorism Probe In UK Two persons, including a woman -- having links with a Sikh youth group, have been arrested by Britain's counter-terrorism police in connection with an alleged fraud relating to the group's charitable......
17:30, 2019-07-04

Kushner transactions part of DOJ money laundering probe at Deutsche Bank The Justice Department has opened up a criminal investigation into potential money- laundering violations by Deutsche Bank — including transactions linked to President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, according to a report. The DOJ is investigating why the bank didn’t alert the US Treasury to pote...
05:45, 2019-06-20

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics professor and plant scientist from Turkey, resigned after...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Top California high-speed rail executive under investigation in ethics probe A top consultant for California’s controversial high-speed rail project is under investigation after he modified a multi-million contract that involved a company in which he may have held more than $100,000 in stock....
22:15, 2019-06-04

Oil companies withhold info on retail, refining margins from B.C. gas price probe As the fuel companies that supply B.C. submit their responses to a provincial gas price inquiry, several are refusing to share key data on their margins....
12:00, 2019-07-04

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory posts on Facebook groups....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 94 Lakh Of Firm In CWG Scam Nine years after the Commonwealth Games (CWG) were held in India, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of a company, which was involved in the......
23:45, 2019-07-03

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natural Resources Committee shelled out more than $48,00...
19:15, 2019-06-15

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
02:45, 2019-06-17

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a voicemail released Friday....
07:45, 2019-06-01

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
07:45, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
08:45, 2019-06-01

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
09:15, 2019-06-01

Cops making ‘important progress’ in David Ortiz shooting probe Red Sox legend David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston, then took his first steps soon after on Tuesday — as Dominican Republic cops said they have made “important progress’’ probing his shooting. “Big Papi’’ had an “exploratory’’ operation at Massachusetts General Hospital right after bein...
09:15, 2019-06-12

Robert Vadra Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency In Money-Laundering Case Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday skipped scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with money laundering case linked to purchase......
17:15, 2019-05-31

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook group....
15:45, 2019-07-03

Prosecutors suspect 70 Deutsche Bank managers in dividend tax probe: paper German prosecutors have extended an investigation into a tax-stripping scheme, with around 70 current and former executives of Deutsche Bank now being treated as suspects, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Thursday....
21:45, 2019-06-06

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
13:45, 2019-07-02

Officers arrest ex-Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over corruption probe Pakistani authorities arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari Monday as part of a corruption case in which he's accused of funneling money to two private companies....
23:45, 2019-06-10

France detains soccer great Platini in 2022 World Cup probe French police investigating whether corruption played a role in the stunning decision to award the 2022 World Cup to the desert nation of Qatar have taken soccer great Michel Platini into custody for questioning...
23:30, 2019-06-18

DOJ official Bruce Ohr awarded $28G bonus amid Russia probe, records indicate Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department official whose connection to the opposition research firm responsible for the anti-Trump “dossier” led to his eventual demotion, was awarded a $28,000 performance bonus while the Russia probe was ongoing, according to newly released DOJ documents....
21:15, 2019-06-07

Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police The Malaysian government created a special task force to reopen investigations into the kidnappings of two activists blamed on the country's police intelligence branch....
13:15, 2019-06-28

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, court documents filed on Wednesday show....
00:15, 2019-06-06

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
12:30, 2019-06-22

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
01:30, 2019-06-29

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster CCTV on Saturday, Ma Junsheng, head of State Post B...
13:00, 2019-06-03

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC News that he has been in contact with the US embassy ...
03:30, 2019-06-05

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
21:45, 2019-06-10

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough investigation was needed before they could proceed with the case....
01:00, 2019-06-14

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, according to reports, while the Federal Trade Commission seemed keen on Amazon. Read more......
21:30, 2019-06-03

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherwise offensive social media posts by current or......
08:15, 2019-06-05

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday,...
21:30, 2019-06-03

French police raid rail operator SNCF in probe into IBM contracts French police raided the headquarters of national railway operator SNCF as part of an investigation into contracts handed to U.S. computer company IBM , a spokeswoman at the company and a judicial source said on Wednesday....
10:45, 2019-06-05

Exclusive: Petrobras ignored warnings about fuel broker implicated in graft probe Brazil's Petrobras found suspicious activity in its oil trading business - and failed to stop it - six years before an alleged bribery scandal erupted in that unit in 2018, according to three people with knowledge of the situation and documents seen by Reuters....
14:00, 2019-06-13

French fiscal administration launches probe over Ghosn's wealth: Liberation The French fiscal administration has launched an in-depth probe into the wealth of former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, French daily Liberation reported on Sunday, citing sources....
02:30, 2019-06-24

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
01:30, 2019-06-14

CBI Gets 3 Months Time To Complete Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case Probe The Supreme Court today granted three months time to the CBI to complete its probe, including into the murder aspect, in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case....
12:45, 2019-06-03

Opposition Leaders Seek Probe Into Alleged Leak Of Maharashtra Budget Opposition lawmakers today staged a protest over the alleged "leak" of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter handle before presentation in the Assembly, and......
11:00, 2019-06-19

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Justice Department will subvert their efforts. An internal DOJ watchdog report on the origins of the Russia probe is expected to spotlight potential polit...
17:45, 2019-06-06

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
03:45, 2019-06-04

Atop Manhattan skyscraper, investigators probe deadly helicopter crash Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) were sifting through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper on Tuesday as they sought to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day earlier, killing the pilot....
22:15, 2019-06-11

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare infant seizure disorder and multiple sclerosis....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Los Angeles deputies probe racist video that appeared online: report The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department launched an investigation Wednesday into a California school district after a video emerged that allegedly showed several high school students applying dark face paint and saying racial slurs, reports said....
20:01, 2019-06-27

How Watch Dogs Legion and Cyberpunk 2077 probe our dystopian fears At last week’s games mecca, E3, titles like Watch Dogs Legion and Cyperpunk 2077 played on our uneasiness about tech, channelling the darkness of Netflix’s Black Mirror...
20:00, 2019-06-19

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
21:30, 2019-06-14

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
04:00, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Kraft Heinz completes internal probe into its procurement practices Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday the numbers it restated last month were accurate following completion of an internal investigation, but that the matter was under review by the U.S. Attorney's Office....
13:15, 2019-06-08

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale project management team office in Paris is still......
11:30, 2019-06-30

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett probe On Friday, a judge suggested Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx mishandled the case by appointing a top aide to handle it after she recused herself....
18:45, 2019-06-21

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
09:00, 2019-06-29

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death GENEVA (AP) — An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, citing “credible evidence.” Agnes Callamard released a 101-page report in...
12:15, 2019-06-19

"Heavily Investigated": Trump Brushes Off Calls To Probe Khashoggi Death Days after a United Nations expert called for further investigation of Saudi Arabian officials' involvement in the assassination of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, President......
03:45, 2019-06-24

Athletics: Russia assisting in doping probe into alleged forged documents Russia's athletics federation is cooperating with global athletics officials in a probe into allegations that some of its representatives forged documents in a doping case, it said on Sunday....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
00:45, 2019-06-03

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Again Over Land Grabbing Case Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra to appear before the agency on Tuesday, in connection with a land grabbing case....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
16:30, 2019-06-28

Mueller probe witness busted for child porn gets FBI escort to court A key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is getting a VIP escort to Virginia federal court — in the backseat of a vehicle belonging to one of the FBI case agents who helped secure his arrest on charges of kiddie porn possession. Convicted sex offender George Nader ...
03:30, 2019-06-05

India orders probe into Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds -document India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Thursday ordered an investigation into embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds, in another headache for the airline that halted operations in April after running out of cash....
21:15, 2019-07-04

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage parlors in South Florida, allegedly funneled camp...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Tomorrow In Corruption Case Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been called by the Enforcement Directorate, to appear before it tomorrow in a correction case....
05:45, 2019-05-29

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Florida cops launch internal probe into handling of Epstein case Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw on Friday launched an internal affairs probe into the supervision more than 10 years ago of accused perv Jeffrey Epstein by deputies while he was on work release. The office said it was investigating to “ensure total transparency and accountability” in its role...
06:30, 2019-07-20

AOC, Sanders demand probe of Amazon's 'grueling, unsafe' workplace conditions New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a group of other lawmakers, have demanded that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigate the workplace conditions of Amazon....
18:30, 2019-07-17

Robert Mueller statement: Charging Trump in Russia probe was never an option Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday put the final stamp on his role in the Russia investigation — saying the probe was complete, he was resigning his post and that his more than 450-page report should speak for itself. “I am speaking out today because our investigation is complete. The...
19:15, 2019-05-29

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
11:30, 2019-07-12

Justin Amash, Jerry Nadler say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday that it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congress,” tweeted Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amas...
19:15, 2019-05-29

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
15:15, 2019-05-22

Probe Agency Says P Chidambaram, Son Withheld Foreign Bank Account Info The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday alleged in a Delhi court that former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti "withheld information" from it and the Central Bureau of Information about......
17:15, 2019-05-30

Devin Nunes: FBI has 'something to hide' on Joseph Mifsud, a key player in Russia probe Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., accused the FBI of having "something to hide" on Joseph Mifsud, a Maltese academic who became the linchpin in the investigation into Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Mifsud allegedly told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos that Russia had damaging...
19:30, 2019-05-21

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’s action will help ensure that all Americans learn...
06:45, 2019-05-24

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
01:45, 2019-07-12

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
23:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing American customers to trade on the platform, which is ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
05:15, 2019-07-18

Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue The West Bengal government has formed a five-member committee to look into the desecration of the bust of Vidyasagar during a BJP rally in the city earlier this month, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee......
07:15, 2019-05-28

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations against him as a smear....
20:30, 2019-07-15

House Dems subpoena major Trump figures in Mueller probe The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a dozen people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including ​President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. ​The panel also approved subpoenas for docume...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
21:15, 2019-05-29

U.S. Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe -Justice Dept U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
00:15, 2019-07-12

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
21:15, 2019-05-29

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
21:15, 2019-05-30

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Scam In Ujjwala Scheme, Demands Probe Accusing West Bengal BJP leaders of being involved in a scam relating to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it needs to be probed as lot of complaints......
21:30, 2019-07-21

Special Counsel Mueller to make first public comments on Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday will make his first public comments on his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said....
17:30, 2019-05-29

I-League Clubs Urge PM To Form Panel To Probe AIFF's Functioning Six I-League clubs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to save Indian football from victimisation by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by forming an enquiry commission....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
12:30, 2019-07-21

French ex-president Hollande testified in Brazil fighter jet probe: source Former French President Francois Hollande was questioned by police in France earlier this month as a witness in a Brazilian corruption investigation into a deal to buy combat jets, a source close to the politician said....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
05:15, 2019-07-09

Cops Seek Consent To Probe Sons Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Cow Vigilantes The Rajasthan police has sought permission from an Alwar court to investigate further the case against the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was beaten to death by cow vigilantes two years ago for allegedly......
18:15, 2019-07-09

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Sir Michael Fallon welcomes police probe into Sir Kim Darroch cable leaks Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed the Met police investigation into the leak of official communications written by Britain's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
11:30, 2019-07-13

Pressure Pak To Probe Guru Nanak Palace Demolition: Amarinder Singh To PM Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pressure Pakistan government to probe the reported demolition of centuries-old Guru Nanak Palace. He also......
16:15, 2019-05-29

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
22:45, 2019-07-08

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a graphic threat against him -- and suggesting his criticism of the Russia probe might even be a factor. ...
16:45, 2019-07-17

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
06:15, 2019-07-05

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a transcript released on Monday....
06:45, 2019-07-09

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns - sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing platf......
07:45, 2019-07-20

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people....
09:00, 2019-07-20

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their eventual collapse. “Today I ordered a joint investi...
16:15, 2019-05-21

"Make Pak Probe Destruction Of Guru Nanak Palace": Amarinder Singh To PM Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mount pressure on the Pakistan government to launch a "thorough probe" into the destruction of the centuries-old......
16:15, 2019-05-29

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
21:30, 2019-06-18

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 110 Crore Assets Of Sugar Company In Fraud Case The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 110 crore of Simbhaoli Sugars Limited, one of India''s largest sugar mills, in connection with a money laundering probe against......
12:45, 2019-07-02

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
11:15, 2019-06-10

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
15:45, 2019-05-22

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
05:15, 2019-05-23

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
04:00, 2019-06-14

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address three issues, according to a committee statement re...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for allegedly transporting child pornography....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Mueller probe witness George Nader charged with trafficking child pornography George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman who cooperated with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and whose name appeared more than 100 times in Mueller’s Russia report, was arrested Monday on charges of transporting child pornography....
04:45, 2019-06-04

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.        ...
13:30, 2019-06-03

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim no investigation has been done in the case. The......
22:00, 2019-06-03

Mehul Choksi "Fugitive And Absconder", Probe Agency Tells High Court Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is a "fugitive and absconder", the Enforcement Directorate told the Bombay High Court today....
15:45, 2019-06-03

Russia investigation 'case closed,' move on to probe Comey, Strzok: Graham Robert Mueller's Russia investigation should be considered "case closed" and concentration should be put on the origins of the probe, Lindsey Graham claimed....
11:45, 2019-06-04

Dems ramp up calls for Trump impeachment after Mueller speaks out on Russia probe Democratic leaders are pushing to impeach President Trump in the immediate aftermath of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's statement recapping his investigation's findings and announcing the closing of his office....
21:30, 2019-05-29

Kamala Harris tells Colbert that Senate panel will push on with Trump probe During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop its investigation into President Trump despite what Harris described as Trump's threats to “hold America’s infrastructure hostag...
16:00, 2019-05-23

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets American companies."...
04:30, 2019-07-11

Nadler not worried that GOP could press Mueller for details on Russia probe: 'Let them waste their time' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., is looking forward to Wednesday’s testimony from Robert Mueller, and is not concerned that the whole thing may blow up in his face once Republicans are allowed to ask questions of the former Special Counsel....
23:45, 2019-07-21

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook....
01:30, 2019-06-12