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Headsup: Crime, Genius, and The Final Frontier

Disclaimer: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment requests that we note it provided a free copy of Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, Young Sheldon: The Complete Fourth Season, and Mare of Easttown for review purposes. The opinions I share are my own. “Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms picks up shortly after the explosive finale of Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, the 2020 blockbuster hit that initiated these animated films – which are based on one of the most popular ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Television, Musicals, Navy, Iraq, Time, Los Angeles, Earth, Star Trek, Fbi, Afghanistan, Marine, Pennsylvania, Middle East, New Orleans

NAR is fighting a losing battle against the feds

Now is the time to unwind the messy set of industry practices at the crux of this fight and bring transparency, fairness and clarity to real estate transactions.
Tags: Opinion, Regulations, Radio, Lawsuits, Rex, Department Of Justice, Columns, NAR, Brad Inman, National Association of Realtors, Jack Ryan, Select, MLS & Associations, DOJ vs. NAR

Monrovia settles with DOJ to provide more wheelchair-accessible transportation

Monrovia has settled with the Department of Justice following a federal review that found the city’s GoMonrovia transportation program did not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The program offered reduced-fare Lyft rides to residents 24 hours a day and seven days a week, but because Lyft did not offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles, the city limited individuals with disabilities to a separate dial-a-ride service, which did not operate after 10 p.m. or on certain holidays, accordin...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, News, Sport, Soccer, CalTrans, Department Of Justice, City Council, Local News, Ada, Doj, Monrovia, Amtrak, Metro, Oceanside, Laguna Niguel

The FAA says airlines must crack down harder on unruly passengers - and is giving them 1 week to respond

PROSPEROUS BAY, SAINT HELENA - OCTOBER 21: An air stewardess waits for the steps to be placed at the aeroplane door on the runway at St Helena airport on October 21, 2017 in Prosperous Bay, Saint Helena. Following the introduction of weekly flights to the island, resident St Helenians, known locally as 'Saints', are preparing for a potential influx of tourists and investment as well as enjoying the possibilities brought by much faster transport links with South Africa. Previously, trav...
Tags: Transportation, News, Air Travel, America, Trends, South Africa, Violence, Airlines, Department Of Justice, Faa, Nelson, Federal Aviation Administration, St Helena, Flight Attendant, Reuters, South Atlantic

Justice Department sues American Airlines and JetBlue over their alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and reduced choice for air passengers traveling to and from major cities in the United States' Northeast region.
Tags: News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Jetblue, Justice Department, American Airlines, United States Northeast

DOJ sues American Airlines and JetBlue over their alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and reduced choice for air passengers traveling to and from major cities in the United States' Northeast region.
Tags: News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Doj, Jetblue, American Airlines, United States Northeast

American Airlines and JetBlue sued by DOJ over their airline alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and...
Tags: Department Of Justice, Doj, Jetblue, American Airlines

GOP Operatives Face Campaign Finance Charges After Taking Notes On A Criminal F***in’ Conspiracy

Just send it all by email, no one will ever find out.
Tags: Crime, Law, Government, Department Of Justice, Election Law, GOP Operatives Face Campaign Finance

Sending a better clemency message while shooting the messenger

This new New Republic commentary, fully headlined " Biden’s Conservative Vision on Clemency: Thousands of incarcerated people went home early thanks to a Covid relief program. Why would the Biden administration send them back to prison?," continues the annoying tendency of blaming the Biden folks for threatening to send the home confinement cohort back to prison when it is the law passed by Congress (as interpreted by two Justice Departments) that has created the problem.  Here are excerpts (wit...
Tags: Law, Congress, Politico, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Booker, Trump, New Republic, Hill, Durbin

Former Rand Paul aide, pardoned by Trump, charged with funneling Russian money into 2016 election

Jesse Benton, spokesman for the Ron Paul campaign, speaking to reporters in the spin room after the CNN Debate on January 1, 2012. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Jesse Benton worked as a campaign staffer for former Rep. Ron Paul, as well as Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell. In 2016, he was convicted of campaign finance crimes related to his role on the Ron Paul campaign. Trump pardoned him before leaving office. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Politics, Law, Kentucky, Russia, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, Mitch McConnell, Philadelphia, Ron Paul, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Benton, Trump

Two notable new Forbes pieces on the state of federal sentencing and clemency practices

Though both piece merit their own posts, a busy time means I have to combine my coverage of two recent Forbes piece that are worth full reads.  I will be content with a link and a paragraph to whet appetites: From Brian Jacobs, "The U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Inadequate Response To Covid-19": For the past 18 months, federal courts have grappled with the impact of Covid-19 on sentencing proceedings, and a curious disparity has emerged.  On the one hand, anecdotal evidence suggests that federal...
Tags: Law, Department Of Justice, Biden, Forbes, Douglas A Berman, U S Sentencing Commission, Brian Jacobs, Amy Povah, Walter Palvo Biden

Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues

Recent cyberattacks at the department of justice and the space agency highlight the extent of our naïveté The post Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Cybersecurity, Hack, Ransomware, South Africa, National, Department Of Justice, Sansa, Pravin Gordhan, Transnet, Sci-tech, Main, Security Breach, Information Regulator, Haroon Meer, South African National Space Agency

Alexander: Gymnastics scandal reveals degrees of difficulty with accountability

The world according to Jim: • As the editors at Sports Illustrated sit down select their Sportsperson(s) of the Year for 2021 … well, maybe the process should have started and ended this week. When Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the coverup of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of the athletes under his care, they represented an entire generation of U.S. female gymnasts whose trust was betrayed by the people i...
Tags: California, Cowboys, Sports, NFL, Sport, Star, Fbi, Gymnastics, Soccer, Olympics, San Diego, Chargers, Tokyo, Tom Brady, Time Magazine, Department Of Justice

Man Who Unlocked Nearly 2 Million AT&T Phones Gets 12 Years In Prison

A man who the Department of Justice says unlocked AT&T customers' phones for a fee was sentenced to 12 years in prison, in what the judge called "a terrible cybercrime over an extended period," which allegedly continued even after authorities were on to the scheme. The Verge reports: According to a news release from the DOJ, in 2012, Muhammad Fahd, a citizen of Pakistan and Grenada, contacted an AT&T employee via Facebook and offered the employee "significant sums of money" to help him secretly ...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, US, Tech, Grenada, Pakistan, Department Of Justice, Doj, AT T, Bothell Washington, Fahd, Frank Zhang, Muhammad Fahd

Perkins Coie Partner Indicted Because He Forgot To Bill To ‘Professional Reading’

Inconsequential billing code issue turned into smoking gun.
Tags: Crime, Law, Department Of Justice, Biglaw, Perkins Coie, John Durham, Michael Sussmann, Governement

United States: False Claims Act Spotlight (3 Of 3): Changing Landscape Of The FCA In The Courts - Proskauer Rose LLP

Over the past few weeks, we have covered recent updates to the False Claims Act ("FCA"), first discussing the recent recension of the "Brand Memo" and the resulting restoration of the Department of Justice's...
Tags: News, United States, Fca, Department Of Justice, Proskauer Rose LLP

The White House is reportedly getting ready to roll out measures to combat the use of crypto in ransomware attacks

The hacking group REvil has launched ransomware attacks against hundreds of companies. Chris Collins/Getty Images The US government is preparing measures to make it more difficult for hackers to use crypto to profit from ransomware attacks. The Treasury Department is planning sanctions against specific targets. The actions come after high-profile ransomware attacks this year against Colonial Pipeline and meat packing company JBS. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US go...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, Markets, Cyber Attacks, Department Of Justice, Biden, Cryptocurrencies, Wall Street Journal, Cryptocurrency, Treasury Department, JBS, Carla Mozee, Ransomware Attacks, Colonial Pipeline, MI Exclusive

Federal judge in Texas set hearing date for Biden administration's request to block the state's new abortion law

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about voting rights at the Justice Department in Washington, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Tom Brenner/The New York Times via AP A Texas federal judge will hear the Justice Department's bid to block the state's new abortion law. US District Judge Robert Pitman set a hearing date for October 1. The DOJ filed an emergency motion late Tuesday, seeking to block the Texas law. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal judge on W...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Abortion, Bill, Ban, Department Of Justice, Biden

Special counsel John Durham's office charged a lawyer connected to the DNC's law firm with lying to the FBI

John Durham. AP A lawyer who worked for a law firm that represents the DNC was charged with lying to the FBI. Michael Sussmann is accused of lying about the "capacity in which he was providing" allegations involving Trump Org. and a Russian bank. Prosecutors allege that he presented himself as a regular citizen and not as a paid Democratic-linked operative. See more stories on Insider's business page. A grand jury on Thursday charged a lawyer who was previously listed as working for th...
Tags: Politics, News, Russia, Dnc, Trends, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Baker, Justice Department, Durham, Trump, Jim Baker, Trump Organization

AG Bill Barr privately shot down Trump's fraud allegations after publicly pushing election conspiracy theories for months, book says

President Donald Trump with Attorney General Bill Barr on May 15, 2019. AP Photo/Evan Vucci A new book says Bill Barr privately shut down election-fraud claims after pushing them for months. Barr also was said to have expertly explained voting machines and central-count systems to Trump. Barr had previously floated a conspiracy theory about foreign interference with mail voting. See more stories on Insider's business page. Attorney General William Barr forcefully shut down President Do...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, New York Times, Anderson Cooper, Michigan, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Detroit, Wall Street Journal, Trump, AG, Wayne County

Afghan resistance leader hires DC lobbyist in bid for continued US financial and military support

Ahmad Massoud, son of late Afghan commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, delivers a speech next to a portrait of his father in Paris, France on March 27, 2021. Christophe Archambault/Pool/AP Ahmad Massoud, the leader of an anti-Taliban group based in the Panjshir valley, has hired a DC lobbyist. The Taliban last week said it conquered Panjshir, but Massoud's group rejected this assertion and vowed to keep fighting. Massoud hired Robert Stryk, who has a history of representing authoritarian clie...
Tags: Politics, UK, Washington Post, Washington, India, US, International, America, Trends, BBC News, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Un, Venezuela, Fox News

NAR vs. DOJ: A timeline of the battle as it stretches into 4th year

An analysis of the association's petition offers a step-by-step timeline of the events leading up to the DOJ's launch of a new probe into NAR rules.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Antitrust, Department Of Justice, Zillow, Doj, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Richard Powers, Select, Commissions, Makan Delrahim, Consent Decree, Rex Real Estate, Sitzer, Pocket Listings

ExpressVPN Knew 'Key Facts' of Executive Who Worked For UAE Spy Unit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: ExpressVPN, a popular VPN company, said it was aware of the "key facts" of its chief information officer Daniel Gericke's previous employment before hiring him. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice disclosed in court records that Gericke worked on Project Raven, a surveillance operation for the United Arab Emirates government that involved hacking of Americans, activists, and heads of state. "We've known the key facts relating to Daniel's ...
Tags: Tech, United Arab Emirates, Motherboard, Vpn, Department Of Justice, Ryan Adams, Uae, Reuters, Daniel, Gericke, Kape Technologies, Daniel Gericke, Marc Baier, UAE Spy Unit

Employee or contractor classifications and other employment tax tips for businesses

One of the biggest challenges for any business, whether new or established, small or larger, is hiring. It's also a challenge for the Internal Revenue Service, especially when companies don't understand or intentionally avoid employment taxes. Money lost from unpaid payroll taxes, both unreported or underreported, is huge, notes a recent Kiplinger's Tax Newsletter, accounting for a large portion of the overall federal Tax Gap. This is the amount of money the IRS is owed, but hasn't been able to...
Tags: Taxes, Social Security, Department Of Justice, Irs, Control, Internal Revenue Service, Kiplinger, FICA, Medicare Tax, Small Business Administration the IRS, Kiplinger s Tax Newsletter

Olympians, senators call for prosecution of former FBI agents for lying about the Larry Nassar case

Two and a half hours into a Senate judiciary committee hearing into the FBI’s mishandling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) offered FBI director Christopher Wray some advice. The hearing was in response to the July release of a Department of Justice Office of Inspector General’s report that found the FBI failed to act in its Nassar investigation “with the urgency that the allegations required.” Specifically the Inspector General’s investigation found ...
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Senate, US, Sports, California News, Sport, Indiana, Indianapolis, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Connecticut

Does The Biden Administration’s Assault On The Second Amendment Amount To Treason?

Opinion The Meaning Of ‘Treason’ What is the Meaning Of ‘Treason’?   ..   IMG iStock-Sergei-Q New York – -( “A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a...
Tags: New York, Isis, Guns, Congress, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, House, New York Times, Treason, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Senate, IMG

10 Things in Politics: Newsom survives California recall

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a recall attempt in CaliforniaThe warden of Leavenworth federal prison left following an Insider investigationAmerica's top general reportedly went behind Trump's back to warn ChinaWi...
Tags: South Korea, Florida, New York, Texas, Congress, California, North Korea, White House, China, Boston, US, America, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap

The US Justice Department is asking for a temporary restraining order to block the restrictive new abortion law in Texas

Pro-choice activists protest during outside the US Supreme Court on March 4, 2020, as the Court heard oral arguments on a challenge to a Louisiana abortion law. Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP A restrictive abortion law went into effect on September 1 in Texas. Last week, the US Justice Department sued over the law, which bans abortions after six weeks. On Tuesday, the DOJ asked a federal judge to temporarily stop that law from being enforced. See more stories on Insider's business page. The...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Court, US, Trends, United States, Abortion, Louisiana, Department Of Justice, Doj, Justice Department, US supreme court, Wade, John Roberts, Roberts

DOJ files for immediate injunction to halt enforcement of Texas abortion law

Following their lawsuit, the Department of Justice filed for an immediate injunction to halt Texas' enforcement of their law banning...
Tags: Texas, Department Of Justice, Doj

DOJ asks federal judge to halt enforcement of Texas abortion law

In its boldest move to date, the Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Tuesday to issue a temporary restraining order to block enforcement of a controversial Texas law that bars abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Department Of Justice, Doj