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Birth control app investigated for ‘misleading’ claims now FDA approve

“Furthermore, around 6.5 out of 100 women would become pregnant in a year if not using the app properly” writes Sabrina Barr for independent.co.uk. A birth control app that was previously investigated for its “misleading” claims over its accuracy has now been officially approved by the Food and Drugs Administration in the US. In July this year, the Advertising Standards Authority received three complaints from individuals using the Natural Cycles app, which was founded in Switzerland by couple Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl.Clinical studies found that if 100 women were…

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Tory party chairman faces backlash from own MPs as Boris Johnson is investigated over burka comments

“Boris Johnson is facing a formal investigation by the Conservatives into his burka comments amid a mounting backlash against the party’s chairman” writes Asa Bennett for telegraph.co.uk. The Conservative Party is now examining “numerous” complaints against Mr Johnson and could launch a full investigation into whether he has breached the party’s code of conduct. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen now reportedly being investigated for tax fraud

“Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for tax fraud, according to a Tuesday report from The Wall Street Journal” writes Joe Perticone for businessinsider.com. According to the report, investigators are looking into whether Cohen underreported earnings from his taxi-medallion business over the past several years, which could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars.The report also said investigators were probing financing of the taxi-medallion business by Sterling National Bank, with the possibility that Cohen overstated his assets…

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When this ice tea company stuck the word ‘blockchain’ in its name, its stock skyrocketed by nearly 500%. Now, it’s being investigated by the government.

“Long Island Iced Tea Corp. is now focused on developing and investing in globally scalable blockchain technology solutions,” the company announced last December. “[“ writes Finanzen Net Gmbh for businessinsider.com. The newly rebranded Long Blockchain Company’s foray into the cryptocurrency-inspired technology was more than just a marketing strategy.When a New York-based beverage company called Long Island Iced Tea announced that it planned to change its name to “Long Blockchain Company” during the height of the cryptocurrency craze last December, its stock jumped by nearly 500%. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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CBS chief investigated over sexual misconduct claims

“CBS said on Friday it was investigating allegations of misconduct against its chief executive, Les Moonves, in a statement that came before the reportedly imminent publication of a New Yorker report” writes Guardian Staff for theguardian.com. The Hollywood Reporter said the New Yorker piece, by Ronan Farrow, contained allegations of “unwanted kissing and touching”. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Andrea Leadsom vows to review anonymity for MP cheats over ‘step backwards for transparency’

“Ministers have vowed to review a controversial decision to grant anonymity to MPs who are investigated for breaches of House of Commons rules” writes Chief Political Correspondent for telegraph.co.uk. MPs sparked outrage on Thursday when they voted by a majority of more than three to one to stop naming MPs who are being investigated by the Parliamentary Standards watchdog.The Daily Telegraph can disclose the blanket anonymity was bitterly opposed by both Kathryn Stone, the standards watchdog, and the committee of MPs which oversees its work chaired by Labour MP Sir Kevin…

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A doomsday shelter for the 1% is being investigated by the FBI as a possible front for a Colombian money laundering scheme

“Eckerd reportedly faces two counts of money laundering and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering” writes Finanzen Net Gmbh for businessinsider.com. Called Trident Lakes, the luxury residential community is now being investigated by the FBI as a possible front for a money laundering scheme, according to Dallas news station CBS 11. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Google is being investigated in Australia over alleged collection of user data

“Responding to the latest privacy concerns surrounding Google, a spokesman for the U.S. based search engine operator said the company has users’ permission to collect data” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Transferring that information to Google means using up gigabytes of data that consumers have paid for under data packages purchased from local telecom service providers, according to the Oracle report.Earlier this year, social media giant Facebook apologized after web marketing firm Cambridge Analytica was accused of obtaining users’ data without permission for the 2016 election campaign of United States…

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The deadly knife attack Saturday evening in Paris, in which an assailant killed 29-year-old man and injured four others, is being investigated as a terrorist attack.

“The deadly knife attack Saturday evening in Paris, in which an assailant killed 29-year-old man and injured four others, is being investigated as a terrorist attack” writes Ap Photo Thibault for washingtonexaminer.com. The Islamic State also claimed responsibility for the attack. Police attempted to hinder the attacker with a non-lethal Taser, but ended up shooting and killing him as he rushed at three police officers and yelled, “Kill me, or I kill you.” An official said the man, who was not identified, was born in 1997 in the Russian republic…

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