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FBI, Apple probe alleged theft of celeb's nude photos

The FBI and Apple Inc. said they are looking into reports that someone stole nude photos of celebrities and posted the racy images online. The photos, which included several of actress Jennifer Lawrence, circulated on various websites and social media platforms Sunday. Show More Summary

China Anti-trust Probes Not Protectionist, Regulator Says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's latest antitrust probes, which have hit firms such as Microsoft and Volkswagen AG, are not protectionist tools that favor domestic firms, an official of the country's price regulator told the official China Daily. Show More Summary

Asian Stocks Dip, Euro Stuck Near One-year Lows

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with momentum from prior gains fading as investors were left short of cues with the U.S. markets closed on Monday, while the euro continued to probe one-year lows in the uncertainty over the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week. Show More Summary

UN body to probe Islamic State crimes in Iraq

Human Rights Council decides to send team to investigate abuses and crimes, including massacres and forced conversions.

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Links for you. Science: NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards: US agency will assess whether grant reviewers are biased against minority applicants. “I am not a monster and I am not unreasonable:” Student attacks professor with axe after … Continue reading ?

Ex-Premier League player charged in match-fixing probe

A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing of lower-league football matches in England.

New Criminal Actions Against Volkswagen, U.S. Meat Supplier

By Doug Young: Most of the recent flood of probes against foreign firms have been of the civil variety, resulting in stiff fines for anti-competitive behavior but few or no criminal charges and prison time. But that trend could be changing,...Show More Summary

China turns up the heat in Microsoft antitrust probe

China’s anti-trust regulator has deepened its probe into Microsoft Corp., giving the company twenty days to reply to queries regarding the compatibility of its Windows and Office software products Reuters is reporting that the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) interviewed … Continue reading ?

Trouble in China: Microsoft has 20 days to explain itself in antitrust probe

Things aren’t looking all that good for Microsoft in China as it comes under close scrutiny by the government for antitrust issues. Authorities visited Microsoft’s offices in July and have targeted the company since last month for alleged monopolistic practices relating to compatibility issues for its Windows operating system and Office software. Show More Summary

There’s always another surprise

We remodeled our kitchen 16 months ago. Today, my wife decided to pull out the broiler pan.   We don’t use the broiler, obviously. It did answer the question ?Why didn’t it come with a temperature probe?! The red is plastic that was holding some nice black trim screws. So, we now have a temp […] No related posts.

How Will The Antitrust Probes Impact General Motors' Prospects In China?

By Options Calling: Over the last two years, the Chinese government has initiated investigations on foreign companies within the country mainly to lower prices of products offered by several industries, including the automotive sector. Show More Summary

McConnell Campaign Manager Quits Amid Iowa Probe

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager Jesse Benton has quit the campaign with the clock counting down to the Nov. 4 general election against Democratic Attorney General Alison Lundergan Grimes. According to POLITICO, Benton was involved in the presidential race of former U.S. Show More Summary

Niger parliament chief, facing baby-trafficking probe, 'in Belgium'

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Niger's head of parliament, who faces questioning in a probe into international baby-trafficking, has turned up in Belgium, an opposition official said Saturday, confirming a media report. Hama Amadou, who had already quietly left Niger...Show More Summary

Lebanon army probes 'jihadist beheading of soldier'

The Lebanese army is investigating pictures and video footage of the alleged beheading of a Lebanese soldier by Islamic State jihadists, a military spokesman told AFP on Saturday. IS supporters released a video showing the decapitation...Show More Summary

China Graft Watchdog Probes Another Exec At Volkswagen JV

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's anti-graft watchdog has said it is investigating a former senior executive at Volkswagen AG's Chinese venture, FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, for corruption, the latest target in a widening probe against the company. Show More Summary

Kathy Jackson’s clown show

Kathy Jackson is doing her best to deflect the media’s attention from the real issues - her bizarre financial arrangements - that are being probed…

IMF Board Stands Behind Lagarde Over French Probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe dating from 2008. Show More Summary

Comet Landing Like Trying to Put a Toy Helicopter on a Leaking Balloon

The Rosetta space probe made history this month when it became the first mission to orbit a comet. The trip took a dozen years, covered 4 billion miles, and required four gravity slingshots to control the satellite’s speed and trajectory.

After Gaza conflict, probe needed into journalist killings

By Jason Stern/CPJ Middle East and North Africa Research Associate After 50 bloody days of conflict, it looks like a ceasefire may finally take hold in Israel and Gaza. Recently Gaza has been one of the deadliest places in the world for the press. Show More Summary

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