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Congress alleges 'shadow' probe by Commanders owner Snyder

Jun. 22, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder conducted a “shadow investigation” that sought to discredit former employees making accusations of workplace sexual harassment, hired private investigators to intimidate witnesses, and used an overseas lawsuit as a pretext to obtain phone records and...

South Korea hits dozens with travel bans amid crypto probe

Jun. 22, 2022 04:05 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors have barred dozens of people connected to Terraform Labs from leaving the country as they expand an investigation into a $40 billion collapse of the company’s cryptocurrency that devastated traders around the world. The Seoul...

Peruvian president faces investigation in corruption case

Jun. 17, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Castillo appeared Friday before national prosecutors to face questions as part of an investigation against him in which he is accused of being the leader of an alleged criminal conspiracy that received bribes for public works contracts. ...

Vince McMahon will step down during WWE misconduct probe

Jun. 17, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

Vince McMahon is stepping down as CEO and chairman of WWE during an an investigation into alleged misconduct involving the longtime leader and public face of the organization. McMahon will continue to oversee WWE’s creative content during the investigation, World Wrestling...

McDonald's to pay France $1.3 billion in tax fraud case

Jun. 16, 2022 09:27 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — McDonald’s France and related companies have agreed to pay over 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) to the French state to settle a case in which the fast-food giant was accused of years of tax evasion. A Paris court approved the settlement Thursday, the French national...

Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

Jun. 10, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse. The temporary restraining order issued by Judge Jan Soifer...

US has over 750 complaints of Teslas braking for no reason

Jun. 03, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — More than 750 Tesla owners have complained to U.S. safety regulators that cars operating on the automaker's partially automated driving systems have suddenly stopped on roadways for no apparent reason. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed the...

Families of Uvalde, Buffalo victims to testify in Congress

Jun. 03, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde will appear before a House committee next week in an effort to bring home the devastation of America's gun violence epidemic. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., the chairwoman of the...

Amazon said to be impeding House probe of warehouse collapse

Jun. 02, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

Congressional Democrats are accusing Amazon of “obstructing” their investigation into the company’s labor practices during severe weather events. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, saying the company has failed to...

Trial of Fox executives in FIFA case reset for Jan. 12

Jun. 01, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of two former 21st Century Fox Inc. executives and a sports marketing company on charges related to a U.S government investigation of corruption in soccer was postponed again, this time to Jan. 12. U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn announced the...