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US says did everything possible to help Italy cyber investigation

“A Milan magistrate last week recommended shelving an investigation into six people who were suspected of orchestrating the 2015 data theft” reports cnbc.com. The United States has denied suggestions it undermined an investigation into a massive data breach at the Italian cybersecurity firm Hacking Team, saying it did everything it could to help in the case. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Pharma billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife found dead in their mansion

“David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies found at the home of Apotex founder Bernard “Barry” Sherman and his wife Honey” writes Lisa Rapaport for cnbc.com. But Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins said the couple had been discovered dead.Hopkinson said the deaths are not currently being treated as homicides, adding that more investigation will be necessary. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Investigation Into Prince Estate’s Voided Deal With UMG Recommends Pursuing Repayment of Legal Fees

“The UMG deal was negotiated by the estate’s former entertainment advisors Charles Koppelman and L. Londell McMillan, and approved by the estate’s first special administrator, Bremer Trust, along with the judge” writes Colin Stutz for billboard.com. The second special administrator Peter Gleekel and his law firm Larson King LLC’s findings follow an appointment from August to investigate liability in the failed deal.Read more: Judge Orders Investigation of Prince Estate’s Voided Deal With Universal Music Gleekel’s investigation said Trust acted “prudently and reasonably” in retaining the legal counsel that advised and…

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Carolina Panthers investigate workplace misconduct allegations against owner

“The Carolina Panthers say they have launched an internal investigation into workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson” writes Associated Press for theguardian.com. Drummond told The Associated Press the team couldn’t comment publicly on the specifics of the allegations because it is under review.The team announced on Friday that former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Nelly Plans Legal Action to Clear His Name After Rape Charge Is Dropped

“Now, the singer is taking legal action to clear his name, according to a statement from his lawyer Scott Rosenblum” writes Rania Aniftos for billboard.com. A sexual assault case against Nelly was dropped Thursday after the woman who accused him in October refused to testify in court or help with the investigation.As a result, Nelly is planning to proceed with litigation as the first step in restoring his reputation. “A thorough investigation did show Nelly was a victim of deceitful allegation devoid of credibility. Source: billboard.com Share This:

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Trump says Americans are ‘very, very angry’ at FBI before he pledges his support

“In his remarks to reporters, Trump repeated his claims that Clinton got off easy in the FBI investigation into her use of a private email server while she was secretary of State” writes Joseph Tanfani for latimes.com. He called the decision not to prosecute the Democratic presidential nominee as evidence of a “rigged system.” “When you look at what they did with respect to the Hillary Clinton investigation, it was rigged. Source: latimes.com Share This:

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AP poll: Most Americans believe Trump did something illegal or unethical with Russia

“Both Nanez and Stephenson, like 63 percent of Americans, say Trump has tried to impede or obstruct the investigations into whether his campaign had Russian ties” writes Chad Day for sun-sentinel.com. Four in 10 Americans think the president has done something illegal when it comes to Russia, while an additional 3 in 10 say he’s at least done something unethical.Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia — and they think he’s trying to obstruct the investigation looking…

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Mueller faces crisis in public confidence…

“Clearly these numbers indicate that there is a crisis in public confidence in both the FBI and Mueller” reports thehill.com. But that does not change the overall public assessment that the Mueller investigation is blown and that the FBI is stonewalling.Sixty-three percent of all voters believe that the FBI has been resisting providing information to Congress on the Clinton and Trump investigations.These are significant findings about a operation that was supposed to bring more objectivity and less partisanship to the Trump Russia investigation. Source: thehill.com Share This:

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PBS host Tavis Smiley denies sexual misconduct allegations, vows to fight back

“PBS host Tavis Smiley on Thursday denied all allegations of sexual misconduct and said the television network mishandled the investigation into those charges, after which PBS suspended his show” writes Anna Giaritelli for washingtonexaminer.com. PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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PBS show ‘Tavis Smiley’ suspended after sexual misconduct investigation

“PBS has suspended the “Tavis Smiley” show following an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against its host and producer, Tavis Smiley” writes Ariella Phillips for washingtonexaminer.com. An investigation by an outside law firm found “credible allegations” that Smiley engaged in sexual relationships with subordinates, according to Variety.PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr.Smiley is not the only prominent television host to face sexual misconduct allegations in recent weeks. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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