A Tennessee Republican who opposes abortion is leading an investigation into abortion practitioners but denies the probe is politically motivated, the Tennessean reports. In a mounting controversy, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn chairs the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, which...
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) “is moving to head off a burgeoning controversy sparked by a federal probe that could have consequences for his close friend and political ally, Hillary Clinton,” The Hill reports. “McAuliffe has launched a media blitz [...]
The editorial board of the Financial Times isn't exactly stacked with bleeding-hearted environmentalists. Just a month ago, the British paper defended ExxonMobil's right to question climate change amid legal probes into whether the oil...Show More Summary
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's President Michelle Bachelet voluntarily testified earlier this week with the national prosecutor's office as part of a probe into alleged tax crimes by her daughter-in-law Natalia Compagnon, the government said late on Friday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has announced that preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers will be released Tuesday. Kane in December ordered the review...Show More Summary
Police divers were expected to begin raising the wreckage Saturday of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating...
LONDON (AP) — British police have issued a warning after wild birds in a treasured village pond were shot dead, apparently with an air rifle. The attack claimed several ducks, geese and a moorhen in the village of Hartley Wintney, 55 miles (88 kilometers) southwest of London. Police said Saturday the “disgusting” attack by an […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials are expected to begin the task of raising the wreckage of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. Authorities are expected to work Saturday at lifting the single-seat plane, a P-47 Thunderbolt that crashed Friday. The […]
ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - In Japan, ostensibly to cover Prime Minister David Cameron's talks with other G7 leaders, traveling reporters had other things on their minds -- mainly next month's vote on whether Britain should ditch its membership of the European Union.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is probing the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Exactly what led to the alleged domestic incident is unclear, but it resulted in the mayor and the city’s police chief taking the unusual step of offering statements […]
Recently we reported that Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe was under investigation by the FBI and prosecutors from the Justice Department's integrity unit regarding donations to McAuliffe's campaign during his time as a board member of the Clinton Global Initiative. Show More Summary
For several weeks now, Cenk Uygur and other supporters of independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders have been dreaming of an FBI indictment that will swoop in and hand Sanders the nomination. In...Show More Summary
At an inopportune moment, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is alleged to be the target of a federal probe into his finances, although it isn’t clear what is at stake. CNN reported that the Justice Department and the FBI are reviewing a $120,000 campaign donation to McAuliffe’s 2013 gubernatorial race from companies controlled by Chinese business […]
If this affair shows that Virginia has lax ethics laws, then, finally, fix the ethics laws.
Another top NYPD commander caught up in the gifts for favors corruption scandal has filed for retirement, police sources said Friday.
Submitted by Probes Reporter Alibaba’s SEC Probe: What’s Missing From This Disclosure? Analyst Summary : On 24-May-2016, Alibaba Group disclosed what appears to be an informal SEC investigation. This is the first time this matter has been disclosed. Show More Summary
U.S. investigators on Friday concluded two weeks of hearings into the sinking of cargo ship El Faro in a hurricane last fall that included reports the vessel had
“Eventually, the judicial bureaucracy begins to seem almost as destructive as the rapist.” Domenica Ruta writes on Emily Winslow’s Jane Doe January and Joanna Connors’ I Will Find You, two books that probe our culture’s failure to address sexual violence. Show More Summary
May 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian police said this week they were investigating local units of three international steelmakers in a massive corruption investigation involving the country’s state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras. Show More Summary