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Embattled aerospace giant Boeing Co. is reportedly facing a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission concerning whether the company properly disclosed issues related to its 737 Max airplanes.
Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported that officials in the SEC’s enforcement…
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., accused the FBI of having “something to hide” on Joseph Mifsud, a Maltese academic who became the linchpin in the investigation into Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Mifsud allegedly told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos that Russia had damaging information about Trump’s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
The attempts to obstruct Mueller’s probe were made by people associated with the administration of President Donald Trump or with Congress, according to the filings, which were unsealed at prosecutors’ request. Flynn “informed the government of multiple instances, both before and after his guilty plea, where either he or his attorneys received communications from persons connected to the Administration or Congress that could have affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation,” Mueller wrote in a memo originally submitted under seal ahead of Flynn’s planned sentencing on Dec. 18, 2018. In some instances, the SCO was unaware of the outreach until being alerted to it by the defendant,” he wrote, using the acronym for the Special Counsel’s Office.
Dagen McDowell: Obama-era FBI, DOJ officials ‘worried’ what Barr’s review into Russia probe could findMay 18, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
Are Obama-era intelligence officials worried about what Attorney General William Barr’s investigation Ito the origins of the Russia probe will find? Fox Business’ Dagen McDowell says they are and that is why Democrats are trying to discredit Barr.
Attorney General William Barr has heeded President Trump’s call to “investigate the investigators” and assigned a prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia investigation, sources tell the New York Times and other outlets. The sources say Barr has chosen John Durham, the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut, to…
The Boeing 737-800 chartered by the U.S. military was arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba with 136 passengers and seven crew members when it slid into the St. Johns River at the end of the 9,000-foot runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville on Friday night, authorities said. Officials raised the count of people injured to 22, from 21, after a three-month-old child was admitted to a local hospital for observation, Capt. Michael Connor, commanding officer at the Jacksonville station, told a news conference.
Ford Motor Co. said Friday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into its U.S. emissions certification process.
The automaker said in a regulatory filing that the “matter currently focuses on issues relating to road load estimations, including analytical modeling and coastdown…
Cryptocurrency advocates try to get the CEO of Twitter to ban @Bitcoin and the New York Attorney General goes after the company behind Tether. This and more in the weekly video news update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel.
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This week’s show covers the latest attempts by BTC maximalists to deplatform @Bitcoin from Twitter over the account owner’s pro-BCH stance. One of them shared a private message sent to to the social media company’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, about getting the @Bitcoin account banned, to which he replied: “What do you recommend we do with it?” This might be a prelude to a new round of censorship on the platform.
Also discussed is the announcement by New York Attorney General Letitia James that her office obtained a court order against iFinex Inc., operator of the Bitfinex exchange, and Tether Limited, issuer of the USDT, in connection with activities that may have defrauded investors. “Our investigation has determined that the operators of the ‘Bitfinex’ trading platform, who also control the ‘tether’ virtual currency, have engaged in a cover-up to hide the apparent loss of $ 850 million dollars of co-mingled client and corporate funds,” said James.
Other subjects discussed in the weekly update include an investment by Samsung in hardware wallet Ledger, the growing number of bitcoin cash meetups around the world, BCH donations, new merchant solutions, new tokens and upgrades to the protocol.
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Japanese media reports say police are investigating a knife that was placed on the school desk of Emperor Akihito’s grandson.
It has been clear from the start that the collusion probe has been a stand-in for policy.