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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Ex-Blue Angels Commander Ousted Amid Lewd Conduct Allegations

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO—A former commanding officer of the famed Blue Angels aerial demonstration team was relieved of duty amid allegations of “lewd speech, inappropriate comments, and sexually explicit humor” and pornography, the Navy said Wednesday. Last week the Navy announced that Capt. Gregory McWherter had been relieved of duty as executive […]

April 24, 2014

Report: FBI Is Investigating Murdoch

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI has opened an investigation into allegations that media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims, a law enforcement official said Thursday. The official spoke Thursday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. […]

July 14, 2011

Clemens trial begins Wednesday with jury selection

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens, one of the most imposing and accomplished pitchers in baseball history, is going on trial Wednesday to fight allegations that he used drugs to enhance his power on the mound. Like other players who have been indicted in baseball’s steroids era, Clemens has not been charged with drug crimes but […]

July 6, 2011

JP Morgan To Pay $153 Million For Screwing Investors

As goes Goldman, goes the nation: JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $153 million to settle allegations that it misled investors when it created and marketed a risky mortgage investment shortly before the housing market collapsed. The Securities and Exchange Commission accused JP Morgan of securities fraud, saying the bank failed to tell investors […]

June 21, 2011