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Friday, June 22, 2018

France To Probe ‘Jihadist’ Bungle

France plans to look into the series of events that led to three suspected jihadists walking free from a Paris airport on Tuesday.

September 24, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft was successfully launched and began orbiting Mars this Sunday.

September 22, 2014

EU Launches Probes Into Apple, Starbucks Tax Break Deals

Brussels (AFP) – The European Union launched a probe Wednesday to determine whether the special tax deals offered to Apple and Starbucks by authorities in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands amount to illegal state aid. “In the current context of tight public budgets, it is particularly important that large multinationals pay their fair share of […]

June 11, 2014

No Spending Limit For Law Firm In George Washington Bridge Probe

By John Reitmeyer and Michael Phillis, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. — The law firm New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hired in the wake of the George Washington Bridge controversy has no limit on what it can charge the state after already billing taxpayers $3.3 million for its first two months of work. And the […]

June 11, 2014

U.S. In Another Probe Of Credit Suisse: Report

New York (AFP) – Credit Suisse is under investigation in the United States to determine if it allowed traders use its network for improper transactions, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Wall Street’s self-regulator, is looking into the activities of several traders who may have used sophisticated computer programs improperly, […]

May 22, 2014

Federal Prosecutor-Turned-Lawmaker To Head GOP’s Benghazi Probe

By James Rosen and Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner on Monday chose Rep. Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican and former federal prosecutor, to head a special committee that will investigate the deadly September 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, and the Obama administration’s response. Gowdy has […]

May 6, 2014