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Turn in your smartphones! How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probe

March 22, 2019 |

Turn in your smartphones! How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probeOperating in secrecy in a nondescript glass-and-concrete office, the team of prosecutors and investigators since May 2017 has unearthed secrets that have led to bombshell charges against several of President Donald Trump’s aides, including his former national security adviser, campaign chairman and personal lawyer, who have pleaded guilty or been convicted by a jury. To protect those secrets from prying ears, the whole of the office suite in southwest Washington has been designated a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF), U.S. spy speak for an area that has restrictions to ensure secret information stays secure. The restrictions, while not surprising given the team was investigating whether a hostile foreign power tried to help Trump win the 2016 election and whether his campaign conspired in the effort, have not been previously reported.



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AP FACT CHECK: Trump attacks Russia probe as biased

March 21, 2019 |

AP FACT CHECK: Trump attacks Russia probe as biasedWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by falsely claiming it was biased and conflicted.



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The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines: Probe of recorders begins

March 15, 2019 |

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:05 a.m.
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Here’s the Latest Sign Mueller Probe May Be Wrapping Up

March 14, 2019 |

A top prosecutor on Robert Mueller’s team is stepping down from the special counsel’s office and the Justice Department, the latest sign that the Russia probe may be nearing its end, NPR reports. Andrew Weissmann, who took the lead on Paul Manafort’s prosecution, will go back to teaching at New…
Newser

U.S. criminal probe of Facebook is said to extend to grand jury

March 14, 2019 |

A Facebook Inc. investigation by the U.S. Justice Department has broadened to include a grand jury, according to a person familiar with the matter, signaling an escalation in the ongoing federal probes of the company’s data-sharing practices.

A federal grand jury in New York subpoenaed records…


L.A. Times – Business

Ted Baker CEO Resigns After Misconduct Probe

March 8, 2019 |

Ray Kelvin, the founder and chief executive of British fashion retailer Ted Baker, has resigned with immediate effect following an investigation into his alleged misconduct.
WSJ.com: US Business

Strip-joint extortion probe nets Chicago-area mayor’s relatives, consultant, 2 police officers

March 7, 2019 |

Six people — including police officers, a trusted consultant and relatives of the embattled mayor of a Chicago suburb — were charged Wednesday amid a federal probe into the alleged shakedown of a strip-club owner other various forms of corruption.  
FOX News

Giants CEO Takes Leave as MLB, Cops Probe Video

March 5, 2019 |

The president and CEO of the San Francisco Giants is stepping away from the baseball team as both MLB and the San Francisco Police Department investigate the recent video that surfaced showing Larry Baer and his wife in a physical altercation. The team’s board of directors said Monday that Baer…
Newser

Kraft Heinz Discloses SEC Probe, Misses Earnings Forecasts

February 22, 2019 |

Kraft Heinz on Thursday wrote down the value of its Kraft and Oscar Mayer brands by $ 15.4 billion, disclosed an investigation by federal securities regulators and slashed its dividend, sending its shares plunging after hours.
WSJ.com: US Business

Gowdy challenges McCabe’s claim congressional leaders didn’t object to Russia counterintelligence probe

February 20, 2019 |

Former congressman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy disputed former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s claim Tuesday that congressional leaders didn’t object to the bureau’s counterintelligence investigation over President Trump’s Russia ties.
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