Monthly Archive: October 2018

US charges 2 ex-Goldman Sachs bankers in Malaysia bribery scandal 0

US charges 2 ex-Goldman Sachs bankers in Malaysia bribery scandal

US officials unveiled criminal charges Thursday against two former Goldman Sachs bankers over the scandal-plagued Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, raising fresh questions about corporate culture at the prestigious investment bank. The Justice Department...

US accuses China, Taiwan firms with stealing secrets from chip giant Micron 0

US accuses China, Taiwan firms with stealing secrets from chip giant Micron

China challenged the United States Friday to show evidence to support charges that Beijing backed a scheme by Chinese and Taiwanese companies to steal trade secrets from a US-based semiconductor firm. US Attorney General...

Conspiracy theorists try, fail, to smear Robert Mueller with sexual misconduct claim 0

Conspiracy theorists try, fail, to smear Robert Mueller with sexual misconduct claim

WASHINGTON — “Folks, if anyone has questions about the inflatable rat…” That was the start, courtesy of a party-crashing prankster, to an inauspicious press conference in Northern Virginia in which two conservative activists revealed...

The Latest: Funeral held for couple slain in synagogue 0

The Latest: Funeral held for couple slain in synagogue

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The son of a couple killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue attack says his parents were a...

Ethiopia appoints first woman to head Supreme Court 0

Ethiopia appoints first woman to head Supreme Court

Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday appointed the country’s first female supreme court chief, the latest post in a trend of elevating women to high offices, a top official said. Meaza Ashenafi’s appointment as president of...

New Caledonians poised to cast long-awaited vote on independence from France 0

New Caledonians poised to cast long-awaited vote on independence from France

New Caledonia, an idyllic French island territory in the southwestern Pacific, votes Sunday on whether to seek full independence from Paris, 18,000 km away Thirty years in the making, Sunday’s referendum will call 174,154...

Grim New Details About Whitey Bulger's Death Revealed 0

Grim New Details About Whitey Bulger's Death Revealed

New details are emerging about the death of notorious mob boss Whitey Bulger on Tuesday after he was transferred to the general population of U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton, one of the most dangerous prisons in...

Driver who killed 3 children at Indiana bus stop says she didn't see bus until it was too late 0

Driver who killed 3 children at Indiana bus stop says she didn't see bus until it was too late

The Indiana driver who police say plowed into four children at a bus stop, killing three of them, told authorities she didn’t spot the school bus until it was too late. Alyssa Shepherd, 24,...