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Meta's VR division is reportedly under investigation by the FTC

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.AMY OSBORNE/AFP via Getty Images Meta's VR division is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, Bloomberg reports. Sources told Bloomberg the FTC has been speaking to third-party Oculus developers. Meta is already subject to intense antitrust scrutiny by the FTC. Meta's VR division is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple US states, Bloomberg reported Friday.The FTC and an undisclosed number of US states led by New York h...
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At his Arizona rally, Trump played a supercut of NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his real estate company for fraud, labeling her an 'unhinged liberal'

New York Attorney General Letitia James presents the findings of an independent investigation into accusations by multiple women that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed them on August 3, 2021 in New York City.Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a civil fraud investigation into the Trump Organization's business dealings. During his rally in Arizona, Donald Trump claimed he did not know who she was.  In December, Trump fil...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Law, Attorney General, Russia, Trends, Fraud, Arizona, Venezuela, Florence Arizona, Liberal, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Investigation, Rally


Kevin McCarthy reportedly told Republicans in a phone call last year that Trump admitted being partially responsible for the Capitol riot. Now McCarthy says he doesn't remember that call

House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Kevin McCarthy said Trump told him personally that he bore some responsibility for the Capitol riot. McCarthy made those remarks on a radio show and privately in a phone call with Republicans last year, per CNN. During a news conference on Thursday, McCarthy said he couldn't recall the phone call.  In the days after January 6, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Republicans in a private p...
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Kevin McCarthy reportedly told Republicans in a phone call last year that Trump admitted to being partially responsible for the Capitol riot. Now McCarthy says he doesn't remember that call.

House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Kevin McCarthy said Trump told him personally that he bore some responsibility for the Capitol riot. He made the remarks on a radio show and in a private phone call with Republicans last year, per CNN. During a news conference on Thursday, McCarthy said he couldn't recall the phone call.  In the days after January 6, 2021, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Republicans in a private phone...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Trends, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Donald Trump, Investigation, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, CQ Roll Call Inc


Microsoft hires external lawyers to review its sexual harassment policies, including the handling of allegations against Bill Gates

Microsoft founder Bill Gates.Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images Microsoft's board said it has hired a law firm to review its harassment and discrimination policies. The review will include misconduct allegations against Bill Gates, which the board reviewed in 2019. Shareholders demanded an independent review at the company's last annual meeting. Microsoft's board announced Thursday that it has hired an external law firm to investigate how it deals with sexual harassmen...
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The leader of the right-wing Oath Keepers was arrested and charged with seditious conspiracy in the DOJ's Capitol riot probe

Stewart Rhodes, founder of the citizen militia group known as the Oath Keepers speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington.Susan Walsh/AP Photo The head of the far-right group Oath Keepers has been arrested in the Capitol riot investigation. Elmer Stewart Rhodes and 10 others were charged with seditious conspiracy on Thursday. Thursday's arrests mark the first time prosecutors have brought sedition charges related to the riot. The leader of the right-wing extremist group O...
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January 6 committee says Trump's team has convinced Rep. Jim Jordan to 'try to hide the facts'

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH).Drew Angerer/Getty Images The January 6 commitee criticized Rep. Jim Jordan for refusing to voluntarily cooperate with its probe. "It now appears that the Trump team has persuaded him to try to hide the facts," a committee spokesperson said of Jordan. Jordan on Sunday sent a letter to the committee declining its request for information. The House select committee investigating the Capitol riot on January 6 criticized Rep. Jim Jordan on Monday for refusing to voluntarily...
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Ghislaine Maxwell's husband told her in a prison phone call that he had 'moved on' with another woman, ending their secretive marriage: report

Sources told Mail on Sunday that Ghislaine Maxwell's husband moved on with another woman whilst she was in jail.Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell's husband phoned her to tell her about another woman, sources told Mail on Sunday. Maxwell and Scott Borgerson got secretly married in 2016, and he tried to secure her release on bail. A person who was a friend of Maxwell told the Mail that their marriage was over before the trial. Ghislaine Maxwell's marriage with her husba...
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Google is under investigation in California for the way it treats Black women workers, report says

Google is reportedly under investigation.Getty Images The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing is investigating Google, Reuters reports. DFEH is talking to Black women employees who have worked for Alphabet, sources said. Emails reviewed by Reuters showed the DFEH is probing alleged harassment and discrimination. Google is under investigation for the way it treats Black women workers, Reuters reported Friday.California's civil rights regulator, the Department of Fair Emplo...
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OSHA is investigating Apple over its treatment of employees, reports say

Apple CEO Tim Cook.Apple The US Department of Labor has opened an investigation into Apple, The Financial Times reported. The department confirmed the probe has been opened to The New York Times. The probe follows a complaint from Apple whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Apple.The Financial Times first reported the probe Monday after viewing a letter sent to Apple whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik by the Department of Labor. The letter wa...
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OSHA is investigating Apple over its treatment of employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook.Apple The US Department of Labor has opened an investigation into Apple, The Financial Times reported. The department confirmed the probe has been opened to The New York Times. The probe follows a complaint from Apple whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Apple.The Financial Times first reported the probe Monday after viewing a letter sent to Apple whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik by the Department of Labor. The letter wa...
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Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's spokesperson confirms the Justice Department opened a civil 'inquiry' into sexual harassment claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images The US DOJ opened a civil case against former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo in August, his spokesperson told Insider. The New York State Comptroller's office referred Insider to a contract a law firm representing the governor's office through Sept. 2022. DOJ did not return Insider's request for comment. The US Department of Justice opened a civil inquiry into former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's alleged workplace sexual haras...
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California man who used bitcoin to launder $13 million given 3-year jail sentence

The case was under investigation by the IRS and Department of Homeland Security.NurPhoto Hugo Mejia, 50, was sentenced to three years in prison for operating an unlicensed money exchange.  Mejia exchanged $13 million in bitcoin and cash, laundering money connected to drug trafficking. Caught in a sting operation, he pleaded guilty, according to a US Attorney's Office press release. Hugo Mejia, a 50-year-old California man, has been jailed for three years after setting up an unlicensed cry...
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Activision's CEO knew for years of workplace sexual harassment and rape allegations, and in at least one instance intervened to keep an accused harasser at the company, a new report says

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2019 in Sun Valley, Idaho.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Activision CEO Bobby Kotick knew for years about claims of sexual harassment and rape at his company, the WSJ reports. In at least one case, Kotick is said to have intervened to keep a studio head who was accused of harassment. Activision said the investigation "presents a misleading view of Activision Blizzard and our CEO." Activision's longtime ...
Tags: Gaming, Lawsuit, Video Games, Entertainment, California, Trends, Blizzard, Rape, Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Board, Bunting


Healthcare professionals want culpable homicide laws reviewed

Doctors say the threat of conviction — despite their best intentions — affects their mental health The post Healthcare professionals want culpable homicide laws reviewed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Doctors, Investigation, Department of Justice and Correctional Services, Top Six, Culpable Homicide, South Africa Law Reform Commission


Denel’s plant near Macassar stays put, despite residents’ concerns

Two investigations into separate explosions at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition depot near Macassar continue The post Denel’s plant near Macassar stays put, despite residents’ concerns appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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The $62 billion company behind 'Call of Duty' just canceled its huge annual fan event amid a major misconduct investigation

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick. Blizzard is a subsidiary of Activision. Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick The game company behind "Call of Duty" and "Diablo" is being sued by the state of California. A two-year investigation into the company found a pervasive "frat boy" culture. Amid the investigation, a major annual fan event named "BlizzCon" has been cancelled. "Call of Duty" publisher Activision is cancelling its annual BlizzCon fan event next February amid ongoing sexual harassment and...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, California, Trends, Bloomberg, Blizzard, SEC, Call Of Duty, Investigation, World of Warcraft, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Misconduct, Bobby Kotick


Report: There’s Yet Another Criminal Investigation Into The Trump Org

Ex-President Donald Trump’s company is reportedly dealing with yet another criminal probe. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Criminal probe recommended against multinational UPL for chemical spill

In a statement, United Phosphorus Ltd said that it was co-operating with authorities and the government.  The post Criminal probe recommended against multinational UPL for chemical spill appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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NHTSA Resumes Inquisition of Tesla Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been keeping tabs on Tesla’s Autopilot for years, sometimes giving crashes involving the system a bit more attention than they otherwise would have. But the extra scrutiny seemed to dissipate as practically every automaker on the planet introduced their own advanced driving suites and Telsa seemed to preemptively […] The post NHTSA Resumes Inquisition of Tesla Autopilot appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Tesla, Regulators, Editorials, Autonomy, Autos, Investigation, Model S, Model X, Tesla Motors, Model 3, Autopilot, Nhtsa, Avs, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Model Y


US investigating Tesla's Autopilot over 11 crashes into emergency vehicles

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a probe into Tesla's Autopilot system. The probe was prompted by 11 incidents since 2018 where Teslas crashed into first-responder scenes. The NHTSA said it will investigate all Teslas made since 2014, giving a total of 765,000 vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into Tesla...
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US investigating Tesla's Autopilot over crashes into emergency vehicles, a report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into Tesla's driver-assist Autopilot feature, the Associated Press reported Monday.The probe will investigate reports that Teslas on Autopilot mode can struggle to identify parked emergency vehicles, and sometimes crash into these vehicles, AP reported.This is a developing story... Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected]
Tags: Transportation, News, US, Trends, Tesla, Ap, Crash, Probe, Associated Press, Investigation, Autopilot, US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Tesla CEO Elon Musk Matt Rourke AP


Top Cuomo aide Melissa DeRosa resigns

Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa listens as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters during a news conference, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in New York. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Melissa DeRosa worked for the state of New York for the last decade. Last week, New York State Attorney General's office released a report that found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women. The report said DeRosa helped the governor craft responses to multiple allegations of sexual harassmen...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Attorney General, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Wall Street Journal, Cuomo, Letitia James, Boylan, Melissa DeRosa, DeRosa, Sexual Harassment Allegations, Lindsey Boylan


Cuomo staffer describes office as a 'mix between the West Wing and the Devil Wears Prada,' NY AG report says

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The New York AG on Tuesday announced that an investigation has revealed that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple female staffers. Several staffers described Cuomo's office environment as abusive and toxic, according to the AG's report. "If you got yelled at in front of everyone, it wasn't any special day," former Cuomo aide Charlotte Bennett said. See mor...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Attorney General, New York City, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Investigation, New York State, Cuomo, Governor, Bennett, West Wing, AG, Sexual Harrassment, Letitia James


UK police seize $250 million in cryptocurrency tied to an international money-laundering operation

Suspected criminals have been using cryptocurrency in money-laundering operations. Photo illustration by Edward Smith/Getty Images UK police seize £180 million in cryptocurrency, Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. The team of detectives who seized the funds just weeks ago took hold of a then-record £114 million in crypto. A 39-year old woman was arrested on suspicion of money-laundering offenses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Police in the UK following a criminal inves...
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GOP-led Michigan committee found 'no evidence' of voter fraud in 2020 election, further discrediting Trump's false claims

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani listens to Detroit poll worker Jessi Jacobs during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on December 2, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images A GOP-led Michigan Senate committee found "no evidence" of widespread fraud in the 2020 election. Trump had attempted to overturn Michigan's election results. The investigation comes as Trump continues to falsely claims the election was stolen from hi...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Trends, Vote, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Investigation, Detroit, Rudy Giuliani, Committee


Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal

Health minister will be gone within two weeks as SIU net closes, say associates The post Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Marco Rubio slams the proposed January 6 commission as 'a partisan joke' that's 'about damaging Republicans'

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Saul Loeb/Pool via AP Sen. Marco Rubio voiced his opposition to legislation that would create a bipartisan January 6 commission. Rubio said that existing investigations are already uncovering much of what happened that day. GOP leaders Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy have also come out against the proposal. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Friday announced his opposition to an independent commission that ...
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Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend to cooperate with federal authorities in sex-trafficking probe, CNN reports

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., takes a question from reporters outside a closed door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP A former Capitol Hill staffer who used to date Matt Gaetz is cooperating with authorities, CNN reported. His ex-girlfriend is expected to help investiga...
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Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend will reportedly cooperate with the Justice Department's federal sex-trafficking investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., takes a question from reporters outside a closed door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP A former Capitol Hill staffer who used to date Matt Gaetz is cooperating with authorities, CNN reported. His ex-girlfriend is expected to help investiga...
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