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June 9, 2021


He Fought Trump’s 2020 Lies. He Also Backs New Scrutiny of Ballots.

New York Times
Brad Raffensperger, the Republican secretary of state in Georgia, earned widespread praise for his staunch defense of the election results in his state last year in the face of growing threats and pressure from former President Donald J. Trump. As Mr. Trump spread falsehoods about the election, Mr. Raffensperger vocally......

As Scrutiny of Cryptocurrency Grows, the Industry Turns to K Street

New York Times
The board of advisers at the digital chamber is stuffed with former federal regulators, including a former member of Congress and a recent chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, J. Christopher Giancarlo, who was named to the board of BlockFi, a financial services company that tries to link cryptocurrencies......

EXCLUSIVE Lilly hit by staff accusations, FDA scrutiny at COVID drug factories

File photo: An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey, March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar Eli Lilly & Co (LLY.N) employees have accused a factory executive of altering documents required by government regulators in an effort to downplay serious quality......

Elizabeth Holmes back in court for first time in 15 months, putting Silicon Valley culture under scrutiny

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pregnant Elizabeth Holmes appeared in court for the first time in 15 months for three days of hearings that will set the stage for her criminal fraud trial. At Tuesday’s session in the San Jose federal courthouse, Judge Edward......

$100 million NJ deli company was delisted for ‘irregularities’ — related firm E-Waste is under scrutiny, too

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Your Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, N.J. Google Earth The $100 million company that owns a New Jersey deli was delisted from an over-the-counter market platform because of public disclosure “irregularities,” according to the firm that booted that the mysterious delicatessen......

After the Oprah interview, scrutiny focuses on William and Harry’s relationship.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Almost 24 years ago, the world watched as a pair of brothers, age 15 and 12, walked a mile through the grounds of Windsor Castle behind a horse-drawn carriage holding their mother’s coffin. The image of the boys,......

MoneyWatch: GM under scrutiny in connection with deaths; Apple pays e-book settlement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here MoneyWatch: GM under scrutiny in connection with deaths; Apple pays e-book settlement – CBS News Watch CBSN Live General Motor’s top lawyer Michael Millikin will be questioned about the role of the company’s legal department in delaying an ignition......

Fed’s Quarles warns banks face intense regulatory scrutiny in move away from Libor

FILE PHOTO: Financial Stability Board chair and Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles addresses the Economic Club of New York in New York City, U.S., October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles warned on Monday that banks must accelerate efforts......

Prosecutor again hints at Capitol riot sedition charges and scrutiny of Trump’s role

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The federal prosecutor who recently left the nationwide federal investigation into the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 said the Justice Department was scrutinizing possible sedition charges against rioters as well as examining any criminal liability for former......

Fresno police face scrutiny after video shows man who later died pleading “I can’t breathe”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Police and first responders in Fresno, California, are facing intense scrutiny after newly released video shows a man in their custody pleading, “I can’t breathe.” He later died on the way to the hospital. Michael George reports. Source link......

Bipartisan Senate Inquiry on Capitol Riot Will Begin With Scrutiny of Security Failures

New York Times
WASHINGTON — As House leaders haggle over the formation of a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, a bipartisan group of senators is pressing ahead with a series of investigative hearings to scrutinize the security breakdowns that failed to prevent the deadly pro-Trump rampage. The......

Cuomo’s national star threatened by increased scrutiny over handling of nursing home deaths

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The upheaval follows months of simmering anger among Cuomo critics, who — while acknowledging the real public benefits of his early, hyper-engaged communication tactics — believe the governor sought to parlay his new popularity into a shield against legitimate......

Lincoln Project co-founder Reed Galen ran little known dark money group as super PAC’s dealings face scrutiny

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As co-founders of the Lincoln Project were making millions off of the super PAC they ran, one of them, Reed Galen, quietly launched a little known dark money organization that may have enriched him and his allies even further. The......

Analysis: GameStop’s ‘Reddit rally’ puts scrutiny on social media forums

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Social media services including Facebook Inc and Reddit restrict discussions about weapons, drugs and other illegal activity, but their rules do not specifically mention another lucrative regulated good: stocks. FILE PHOTO: Reddit mascots are displayed at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, California April 15, 2014.......

Google CMO: Focus on consumer is best way to fight big tech antitrust scrutiny

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alphabet and Google face multiple government antitrust cases, but the company believes continuing to serve consumers is a winning strategy. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Alphabet and Google are facing enhanced government scrutiny, including an antitrust suit......

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