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Obama has “full faith” in DCIA who doesn’t know what CIA is up to

(Paul Mirengoff) CIA Director John Brennan is under fire from the Senate Intelligence Committee after the CIA admitted that it searched the computer files and read the e-mails of Senate investigators who were probing the agency’s use of harsh interrogation measures on terrorist in the aftermath of 9/11. Show More Summary

Merrill Lynch And Countrywide Financial: Huge Thorns In The Side Of Bank Of America

By Don Dion: Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is in the midst of negotiations with the Department of Justice (DOJ) over at least a $14 billion settlement related to DOJ's mortgage securities probes. Recently, however, BAC was fined $1.3 billion...Show More Summary

Citigroup: SEC Closes Probe into Mortgage Bonds

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images WASHINGTON -- Citigroup says it's been told by the Securities and Exchange Commission that the agency has completed its investigation of the bank's conduct regarding mortgage bonds and won't bring further...Show More Summary


17 hours agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

South Africa's animal rights body is probing the death of a giraffe that was reportedly injured as it was being transported on a motorway. Eyewitnesses say the giraffe, one of two on a truck, hit its head on a bridge on Johannesburg's N1 motorway. (For those unfamiliar with the term, FFS is defined at the Urban Dictionary. Warning - profanity).

‘Dark pool' probes suck in big two Swiss banks

``Swiss banking giants UBS and Credit Suisse have confirmed that they are among a number of banks that have come under the scrutiny of a United States-led investigation into so-called ‘dark pool' trading. ''

Trailer for the Vicious Brothers' Extraterrestrial is here to probe you

Back in May we learned that IFC Midnight had scooped up the U.S. rights to EXTRATERRESTRIAL, the new film from Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz, the duo known as The Vicious Brothers (GRAVE ENCOUNTERS), and today the new trailer has arrived...Show More Summary

Pressure probing potential photoelectronic manufacturing compound

Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of interest to scientists as a possible candidate for use in the manufacture of electronics, particularly photoelectronics. New work reveals that molybdenum disulfide becomes metallic under intense pressure.

NASA Gets Mars Probes Ready For Close Comet Flyby

NASA is preparing the probes orbiting the planet Mars for a close comet flyby in October. Great concerns for the safety of the spacecrafts orbiting the planet, including one due to arrive shortly before Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring has prompted NASA to take action. The comet’s nucleus is expected to miss Mars by about

Alderman pushes through watchdog limits week after being probed

Ald. Patrick O'Connor quickly pushed through an ordinance Wednesday that limits the ability of the City Council's watchdog to investigate aldermen's campaign finances — a week after that investigator received permission to open an ethics probe of O'Connor.

NYC principal lavishes on mistress gifts bought with school's $30G: probe

A former Bronx principal stole nearly $30,000 in school funds to shower lavish gifts upon his mistress, officials said.

'Nothing Could Be Further From the Truth'

As Washington awaits the release of the highly classified probe into the CIA's torture program, John Brennan's integrity is being questioned just when the agency needs it most.

U.S. Senator Urges White House to Mount Criminal Probe of CIA

The intelligence agency's staffers spied on a Congressional investigation into the torture of prisoners–a charge that CIA chief John Brennan had emphatically denied. 

Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said.

Six Phila. cops charged in FBI corruption probe

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Officers -- who've all been with narcotics squad -- allegedly used their guns to kidnap, rob drug dealers between 2006 and 2012

NYC principal lavishes on mistress gifts bought with school money: probe

A former South Bronx principal wining and dining his mistress swiped over $20,000 from his junior high school’s bank account, the Education Department said.

BOE Paper Probes Pension Funds, Insurers

A paper published by the Bank of England Thursday asks whether pro-cyclical tendencies are also evident among asset owners such as insurers and pension funds, and whether this behavior might have undesirable consequences for financial stability and the wider economy.

NASA’s next Mars rover will generate oxygen and collect rocks to bring back to Earth

yesterdayTechnology : GigaOM

NASA isn't done investigating Mars for its past (and present) capability of hosting life. Its upcoming 2020 rover will have added abilities like radar that can probe the planet's surface hundreds of feet down. NASA’s next Mars rover will generate oxygen and collect rocks to bring back to Earth originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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