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The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Monday fined accounting and auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) £1.75 million over their Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) audit of telecom company BT Group after it was discovered that the audit failed to uncover evidence of fraud. The FRC reported that BT group’s financial statements for FY17 had to be adjusted by [...]

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A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee can access former president Donald Trump’s tax returns. Trump’s lawyers intervened and challenged the request for the tax returns after the Biden administration stated they would comply with the [...]

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday that they will end implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols Program (MPP). There will be no new enrollees in the program, and migrants currently waiting in Mexico will be permitted to enter the US for their next scheduled court dates. According to DHS’s July MPP Cohort [...]

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Monday alleged that her Republican opponent Matt DePerno led a conspiracy to break into voting equipment in Richfield Township, MI. Nessel sent a request for a special prosecutor to step in to continue the investigation due to her conflict of interest.  The request states that DePerno is being investigated for [...]

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Monday announced he would not call a special session of the state legislature to pass a restrictive abortion ban. Without sufficient support in the state senate, Ricketts is unable to change Nebraska’s current 20-week abortion ban to a 12-week ban. When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, Ricketts [...]

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The FBI Monday executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago, a Florida resort that former US President Donald Trump owns and uses as a residence. In a statement, Trump labelled the unannounced action a “raid”. FBI agents reportedly entered the premises and broke open a safe. The FBI and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have [...]

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The US Senate Sunday narrowly passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that addresses climate change, drug pricing, and corporate taxes. The Inflation Reduction Act will make record investments in green energy, allow Medicare to negotiate more prescriptions, cap seniors’ prescription medicine costs, and increase the minimum corporate tax rate. The initial roll-call vote was [...]

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A federal judge Monday sentenced Travis and Gregory McMichael, two of the three men convicted in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, to life in prison for violating Arbery’s civil rights. A third defendant, William “Roddie” Bryan, was sentenced to 35 years. The McMichaels and Bryan were found guilty in February of interfering with Arbery’s rights, [...]

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US District Judge Paul Engelmayer has vacated former Deutsche Bank AG trader Timothy Parietti’s conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. The case was in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In 2016, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Parietti with conspiracy to commit wire fraud [...]

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A Texas jury has decided that conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones must pay punitive damages to the tune of USD 45.2 million to the parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim. These damages, awarded on Friday, relate to a defamation lawsuit. Jones and his InfoWars radio show declared the 2012 school shooting a hoax. [...]

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