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Dwight Gooden Faces Drug Charges

July 12, 2019 |

Retired baseball star Dwight Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month and charged with cocaine possession. Police pulled him over on June 7 for erratic driving and having tinted windows that were too dark, the New York Post reports. Officers said they found plastic bags with suspected cocaine in…
Newser

J&J faces criminal investigation over baby powder’s potential cancer risks

July 12, 2019 |

The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal investigation into whether Johnson & Johnson lied to the public about the possible cancer risks of its talcum powder, people with knowledge of the matter said.

The criminal probe, which hasn’t been reported previously, coincides with a regulatory…


L.A. Times – Business

Midwife Faces 20 Years in Death of Breech Baby

July 4, 2019 |

An unlicensed midwife is facing charges after she unsuccessfully tried to deliver a breech baby, who later died. Angela Hock of Nebraska Birth Keeper was paid at least $ 3,000 to assist 25-year-old Emily Noe in delivering a baby at her Omaha home, per the Omaha World-Herald and KETV . Some…
Newser

SpaceX faces daunting challenges if it’s going to win the internet space race

June 30, 2019 |

Elon Musk and SpaceX have staked their legacy on a spaceship capable of carrying a hundred passengers to Mars. But to pay for that dream, the Hawthorne company is banking on a project that is ambitious in its own way: selling broadband internet service delivered by more than 1,000 small satellites.


L.A. Times – Business

Protester Arrested at Age 13 Now Faces Execution

June 7, 2019 |

Murtaja Qureiris, who was arrested at age 13 for participating in protests in eastern Saudi Arabia, is now facing execution at age 18. Saudi authorities arrested him three years after the 2011 Arab Spring protests, CNN reports; he has spent nearly four years in pretrial detention. He was 10 when…
Newser

Google faces antitrust investigation by U.S. Justice Department

June 1, 2019 |

The Justice Department is preparing to open an antitrust investigation into Alphabet Inc.’s Google, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The move comes after the Justice Department reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that scrutiny of the company would fall to the department’s…


L.A. Times – Business

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle

May 31, 2019 |

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdleThree important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel. Trump’s adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to the region to drum up support for an economic conference in Bahrain next month. The Trump administration has said it expects to use that meeting to unveil the economic stage of his proposal, which he has dubbed the “deal of the century”.



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One Part of the Country Faces ‘Worst Flooding Ever’

May 27, 2019 |

Residents in parts of Arkansas were preparing for what meteorologists on Sunday predicted will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week, the AP reports. The National Weather Service said in the statement that levee “over topping” is likely with “significant…
Newser

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Ex CEO faces trial over wave of suicides

May 7, 2019 |

French telecom company Orange and its former chief executive have gone on trial in Paris, accused of pursuing a strategy to destabilize employees that resulted in a wave of suicides a decade ago.
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Strife-ridden Italian coalition faces showdown over graft case

May 5, 2019 |

Strife-ridden Italian coalition faces showdown over graft caseRelations between 5-Star and the far-right League have grown increasingly fraught in the run-up to EU parliamentary elections on May 26, with the two parties acting more like political enemies than cabinet allies. Siri last month was put under investigation for allegedly accepting a bribe from a wind farm entrepreneur who has been linked to the Sicilian Mafia. Siri has denied wrongdoing, but 5-Star has said he must resign for the good of the government.



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