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A quarter of healthcare organizations say ransomware attacks lead to patient deaths

Slashdot reader storagedude writes: According to a new study from the Ponemon Institute and Proofpoint, nearly a quarter of healthcare organizations impacted by ransomware attacks experienced increased patient mortality. The report, “Cyber ​​Insecurity in Healthcare: The Cost and Impact on Patient Safety and Care,” surveyed 641 healthcare IT and security professionals and found that the […]

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Electric vehicle skepticism’s biggest points have largely been satisfied, study finds

A recent study on what would motivate EV skeptics to buy EVs shows that most of their concerns have been addressed. A survey by Parks Associates asked those who do not own an electric vehicle and do not plan to buy one in the future, what would motivate them to consider buying an electric vehicle. […]

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Phil Tank: Sask. The party lacks subtlety with checks, call for by-elections

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Saskatoon Meewasin’s by-election could hinge on whether people like or feel insulted by the government sending out $500 checks. Author of the article: Phil Tank • Star Phoenix of Saskatoon Publication date : Sep 03, 2022 • September 3, 2022 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Ryan Meili celebrates after […]

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Inside Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum – Abandoned Lake Superior Oddity

Duluth, Minnesota has many landmarks throughout the city, from the Skylift to the Enger Tower. Perhaps the most mysterious landmark is the building that sits on the shores of Lake Superior near the Duluth Lake Boardwalk. The building has several names. Some call it Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum, some call it the Nativity Scenes, some call […]

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The Daily Herald – Schotte wants child custody

Van der Dijs was filed in jail by her lawyer Marije Vaders. WILLEMSTAD – The former prime minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte, is asking for sole custody of his children because their mother is serving her sentence at the “Sentro di Detenshon i Korekshon Kòrsou” (SDKK). She thinks it’s a trick to stay out of […]

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The Democrats’ Death Wish in 2022

Democrats, backed by many mainstream liberal media outlets, take a victory lap for passing the $800 billion Cut Inflation Act of 2022, a label former Wall Street editor Gerry Baker Journal, deemed it so inaccurate that it called it an insult to used car salespeople. The political calculus seems to be that massive extra spending, […]

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Nancy Pelosi could get us all killed

The arrogance of power is particularly disturbing and despicable when a head of government risks a large number of lives in order to make a provocative gesture on the world geopolitical chessboard. Nancy Pelosi’s plan to visit Taiwan falls into this category. Thanks to her, the chances of a military confrontation between China and the […]

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The political crisis in Pakistan must end | By Dr. Muhammad Khan

The political crisis in Pakistan must end SINCE March 2022, Pakistan has been constantly undergoing political crisis and uncertainty with no hope for a positive outcome. The latest episode was the election of Chief Minister of Punjab, Hamza Shehbaz, who was elected Leader of the House. Pakistan’s Supreme Court later overturned the decision and Pervaiz […]

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Murkowski and Palin top most recent fundraising reports

This story has been updated with additional details Incumbent Lisa Murkowski has a dominant fundraising advantage over challenger Kelly Tshibaka in the U.S. Senate race, and Nick Begich III enjoys a big cash advantage despite lifting at least the top three contenders in the race. in the U.S. House, according to the most recent Federal […]

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Tesla asks Texas owners to reduce grid stress with next heatwave

Tesla is asking owners in Texas to avoid overcharging their vehicles during rush hour as a heat wave is expected to hit the Lone Star State. On Wednesday, Tesla owners in Texas received messages asking them to avoid charging their cars between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., if possible: “A heat wave is expected to […]

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A war that could change the world

Is the war in Ukraine nothing more than a cloud in an otherwise bright sky? Such seems to be the Panglossian view of some elites in Western democracies who, like French President Emmanuel Macron, are keen not to humiliate Vladimir Putin for a mere peccadillo. However, the fact is that Putin’s war has shaken the […]

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Nigeria loses $1.7 billion in oil lawsuit against JP Morgan

Nigeria has lost its court battle against JP Morgan Chase Bank for its role in transferring hundreds of millions of dollars to former oil minister Dan Etete, accused of corruption. In the lawsuit, Nigeria was seeking more than $1.7 billion for the bank’s role in the controversial deal. In 2011, Shell and Eni paid the […]

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Borrow and steal

Since the establishment of Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan (GoP) has borrowed, which began with the first request for financial assistance from the United States. Since then, we have never looked back and amassed billions of dollars in loans and debts. Currently, we have reached the stage where, even to pay the interest on accumulated […]

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Borrow and Steal – Latest News – The Nation

Since the establishment of Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan (GoP) has borrowed, which began with the first request for financial assistance from the United States. Since then, we have never looked back and amassed billions of dollars in loans and debts. Currently, we have reached the stage where, even to pay the interest on accumulated […]

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Letter: Politicians Watch the Killings Continue, Remember November | Letters

Another horrible massacre of children. No more wacky thoughts and prayers offered by stupid politicians: yada, yada, yada. Eleven more massacres in one weekend. And we continue. They too continue, these politicians, courting and accepting big bucks from the arms lobby. These same people, including Senators Burr and Tillis, speak with forked tongues about the […]

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The story of Anchorage’s most flamboyant serf

An advertisement in the Anchorage Daily Times for a lunch special that included a free bond credit card courtesy of Duke Knuth’s AAA Bonding Co. Part of a pursuit weekly series on local history by local historian David Reamer. Have a question about Anchorage’s history or an idea for a future article? Go to the […]

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Guns are all over GOP ads and social media, drawing criticism

Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick shoots for the first time the shotgun he says he used as a teenager. Pow. Then he cocks the rifle he says he used at the US Military Academy and fires. Pow. Then he points a semi-automatic assault rifle like the one he says he used in Iraq at […]

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If Angels want to talk again, Long Beach says he’ll listen • Long Beach Post News

The fallout in Anaheim, sparked by a federal corruption investigation, raised reasonable suspicion that Long Beach could benefit from Anaheim’s trial and error in stadium negotiations. In early 2019, Long Beach had initial conversations with the Angels about the prospect of moving the team to the large undeveloped plot near the Long Beach Convention Center […]

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Sheikh Khalifa’s Lasting Legacy in Afghanistan

Sheikh Khalifa’s Lasting Legacy in Afghanistan Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed during the closing ceremony of the GCC Summit at Kuwait’s Bayan Palace on December 15, 2009. (Reuters) The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan residential area in the Afghan capital of Kabul stands as a symbol of the late UAE leader’s love for Afghanistan and its […]

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Twenty-two chamber Republicans demand accountability for Biden’s $40 billion war spending – scheerpost.com

A cohort of Republicans, part of the dissenting vote on Biden’s Ukraine war package, are demanding scrutiny and details of where US money and weapons go. Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the House Chamber of the United States Capitol May 17, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo […]

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Cleveland councilman calls on FirstEnergy to end stadium rights

“Quite simply, I don’t believe the municipal stadium the Cleveland Browns play in should bear the name of this tainted society.” CLEVELAND – A Cleveland City Council member will introduce a resolution asking FirstEnergy to relinquish naming rights to the stadium in downtown Cleveland. Councilman Brian Kazy cites the scandal involving FirstEnergy and its involvement […]

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Secret political bribes in exchange for contracts is corruption!

Secret political bribes in exchange for contracts is corruption! The High Court here was told today that money given by Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd (UKSB) to former Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was a political donation. It was not for bribery purposes, said former UKSB manager Harry Lee Vui Khun during […]

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Reviews | The Supreme Court, on the side of Ted Cruz, gives the green light to political corruption

Comment this story Comment The Supreme Court sided with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) Monday in the conservative majority’s latest assault on laws meant to tackle political corruption. Their decision will allow campaign donors to pump money into candidates’ personal bank accounts, revealing a staggering indifference to the corrosive effects this could have on the way […]

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Supreme Court sides with Ted Cruz in campaign finance case

Topline The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in a campaign finance case over how campaigns can repay candidate loans, in a 6-3 decision that critics say could facilitating the corruption of political candidates. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks on the economy during a press conference at the US […]

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Ted Cruz just convinced the Supreme Court to make it easy for lawmakers to bribe

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority has been at war with campaign finance laws for more than a dozen years, going back at least as far as its decision in Citizens United v FEC (2010). On Monday, the six court-appointed Republicans escalated that war. The Court’s decision in FEC vs. Ted Cruz for Senate is a […]

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Who owns Chelsea? Who is Todd Boehly and what happened to Roman Abramovich?

Chelsea are set to play their fifth FA Cup final in the past six seasons against Liverpool on May 14 – and while they are poised to succeed on the pitch, their off-pitch situation was far more complicated in 2021-22. Longtime Russian owner Roman Abramovich decided to sell Chelsea just before the British government imposed […]

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Episode 6 – Birdie Wing – History of female golfers –

Political kickbacks, explosive assassinations, sultry femme fatales, amnesiac prodigies – just another average day in the world of Birdie Wing -Golf Girls Story-. It says a lot that even a slower episode of this series is a pleasure to watch. On the scale of the show so far, this is a relatively tame episode, mostly […]

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On peaceful resistance and why I tell the truth to Museveni

Dear Tingasiga:An online newspaper published an article about me last Tuesday, in which the author made false claims suggesting deliberate misinformation or losing the struggle with the English language. He was reacting to my Tuesday, May 3 column titled “The Tibuhaburwa Dynasty is Still Stoppable.” The author falsely alleged that (1) I wrote that the […]

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Governor Murphy wants new language in anti-corruption bill before signing it

Governor Phil Murphy has conditionally vetoed a bill aimed at clarifying New Jersey’s bribery laws applicable to candidates running for office, his proposed changes explicitly stating that a person’s position is not a defense against corruption charges. The bill that reached the governor’s desk in March after nearly a decade in legislative limbo would have […]

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Rates won’t go too high too soon, for a very bad reason

I haven’t read all of the stories written about this week’s interest rate hike, but I’ve scoured an awful lot to discover that they share a common flaw: ignoring the lackluster outlook for the Australian economy l ‘next year. As the sugar-stricken COVID stimulus craze wears off, the Reserve Bank and Treasury both predict that […]

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US to seize $63m Los Angeles mansion it says was bought with corruption money | California

The US government wants to seize a mega-mansion in an exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood it says was bought with millions in kickbacks linked to Armenia’s former finance minister and his sons. The estate, located near the former Playboy mansion, has been renovated in a French Norman style and has 11 bedrooms and 26 full or […]

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Why pursue planning policies that aggravate the homelessness crisis?

To the surprise of hardly anyone, California’s homeless crisis is getting worse, despite — or more likely because of — the programs rolled out by elected officials and the politicians who work for them. Why is it so difficult for them to understand that the planning approaches they advocate — deregulation of zoning laws and […]

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Delu Duca promises cheaper takeout and reckless tax policy

Breadcrumb Links Ontario election Ontario Columnists Publication date : April 29, 2022 • 2 days ago • 3 minute read • 101 comments Ontario Liberal Party Leader Steven Del Duca waves to candidates after speaking in Toronto, Saturday, March 26, 2022, as the party announces its first platform ahead of the provincial election. Photo by […]

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Homelessness crisis. Why do the Pols pursue planning policies that make things worse?

PLANNING WATCH — To the surprise of virtually no one, California’s homeless crisis is getting worse, despite — or more likely because of — programs put in place by elected officials and the politicians who work for them. Why is it so difficult for them to understand that the planning approaches they advocate […]

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2022 primary election: Drew Bulecza for US Senate

Drew Bulecza NORTH CAROLINA ⁠— Drew Bulecza, of Lincolnton, is a Republican running for the U.S. Senate. Bulecza must defeat 13 other Republican candidates in the primaries to secure his place in the general election. Port City Daily sent out a questionnaire to all candidates on ballots in the tri-county area, even those unopposed. For […]

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Heading down? – Weekly Blog #730

Igor Kutiaev/iStock via Getty Images In the midst of a never-ending pre-determined campaign, it’s hard to guess both the timing and the outcome. We are in this position today, and the best we can do is guess. Generally, there are two approaches to guessing. The first is to assess past contests and the second is […]

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Defense against corruption of Brian Benjamin: he obtained “no personal benefit”

Mr. Benjamin, who pleaded not guilty, has shuffled his legal team since his arrest, bringing in Mr. Berke and Kramer Levin’s Dani R. James as new attorneys. Mr. Berke represented Bill de Blasio in several investigations into the former mayor’s fundraising practices and later served as lead counsel for the two impeachments of former President […]

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Gambia joins calls for media fairness ahead of parliamentary elections

“Media organizations should ensure fair coverage and reporting of all candidates/parties running in the elections and avoid bias or prejudice in their reporting,” said executive director Marr Nyang. Thursday. Gambia Participates has deployed 65 long-term observers stationed in the 53 constituencies to monitor the nomination and political campaigns ahead of the April 9 parliamentary elections. […]

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Danny De Gracia: If you’re tired of corruption, vote smarter

In Hawaii, fighting corruption and striving to be above reproach in elected office are a lot like New Year’s resolutions. Through dereliction of duty, looking the other way, or just plain not caring, we constantly let problems get so big they can’t be ignored, and then we decide to launch into a furious kick that […]

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The largest museum of magic in the United States is in Marshall Michigan

A one-of-a-kind magical place you can only experience in Marshall, Michigan. The American Museum of Magic was founded on April 1, 1978 by Bob and Elaine Lund. Born out of passion or obsession, Bob spent decades eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to collect the treasures now housed at 107 East Michigan Avenue. Bob had […]

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FirstEnergy CEO and SVP ordered $64 million bribery scheme, shareholders say

The CEO and senior vice president of FirstEnergy “engineered and orchestrated” a $64 million bribery scheme to pay a top legislative official and utility regulator in return for official action, according to an affidavit on Wednesday from the attorneys for the shareholders suing the company. While CEO Charles “Chuck” Jones and Senior Vice President of […]

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Judge gives lawyers 24 hours to identify FirstEnergy executives who ordered political bribes

Further scuttling a proposed settlement for FirstEnergy shareholders, a federal judge asked their lawyers, within 24 hours, to answer his question about which company officials ordered what was described as the largest political corruption scheme in Ohio history. FirstEnergy and its shareholders were close to settling the shareholder derivative lawsuit, announcing an agreement in February […]

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DTE disconnections have overtaken Michigan utilities during the pandemic

UTILITIES: • DTE Energy power cut during pandemic far exceeded other Michigan regulated utilities, and its nearly 180,000 disconnections in 2021 were its highest annual total since 2016. (ProPublica)• Lawyers for FirstEnergy and its shareholders argue that they should not be required to disclose the identity of corporate executives who ordered political bribes in exchange […]

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FirstEnergy and its shareholders seek secrecy around company bribes

First Energy Corp. and its shareholders argued before a federal judge that they should not be forced to publicly disclose which executives ordered the payment of political bribes that the company admitted to in a related criminal case. Both parties are awaiting court approval of a proposed settlement in a derivative lawsuit filed by FirstEnergy […]

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Fran O’Sullivan: Did Simon Bridges’ exit reveal a Christopher Luxon blind spot?

Simon Bridges has made the sensible decision to trade politics for a career in business – and he shouldn’t look back. Photo/George Heard OPINION: If Christopher Luxon were back in his old role at Air New Zealand, his board would wonder ‘how come our CEO was so negligent that he lost a key job just […]

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Astra resumes flight and deploys its first satellites weeks after failed launch

Astra’s Rocket 3 vehicle has successfully resumed flight and deployed its first satellites into orbit just 33 days after a failed launch attempt. The 3.3 rocket – tail number LV0009 – lifted off at 12:22 p.m. EST (3:22 ​​p.m. local time) on March 15 from Kodiak Island, the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Alaska. A previous […]

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Freeway congestion: Billions have been spent on expanding freeway capacity just to increase traffic delays

Most people would think that if their freeway was congested every rush hour, adding an extra lane would reduce congestion. They would be wrong. And an uprising against the Oregon state government’s plans to widen the I-5 freeway here in Portland could end up changing how cities across the country decide to use the hundreds […]

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Who paid the bribes? Judge demands answers in FirstEnergy shareholder lawsuit

About seven months ago, FirstEnergy, as a company, admitted to federal law enforcement that it had paid two multimillion-dollar bribes: one to the former president of Ohio House and one to the main regulator of state utilities. U.S. District Judge John A. Adams — in a hearing Wednesday and related order Friday — seeks answers […]

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Federal prosecutors will be in court with political corruption case in Illinois: NPR

The state’s biggest political corruption case in a decade involves Michael Madigan, the state’s former Democratic chairman and political kingmaker. He faces 22 charges, including racketeering and bribery. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: In Illinois, another political corruption case is making its way to federal court. It revolves around a longtime kingmaker at the State House. From […]

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The Hocking Hills Bigfoot Festival

I’ve been in love with Bigfoot folklore ever since I saw the now iconic Patterson-Gimlin film of the big guy walking through a Northern California glade, then turning around and staring at the camera. The clip has been analyzed to within an inch of its life and yet no expert will say definitively if it’s […]

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For Pak Opposition, it’s now or never to table a motion of no confidence to oust Imran Khan

By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha New Delhi, March 7: As the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) once again keeps Pakistan on its ‘grey list’ of terrorist financing, Pakistan’s united opposition has even more ammunition against Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. The anti-Khan is now ready to table a no-confidence motion against the beleaguered prime […]

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Now or never

MAulana Fazal ur Rahman, leader of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, announced the Combined Opposition’s decision to requisition a session of the National Assembly in a few days to table no-confidence motions against Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Asad Qaisar and Vice President Qasim Khan Suri. PDM sources say 86 MPs signed the notices, although the […]

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Who is Roman Abramovich? Russian billionaire and Chelsea owner sells club after Ukraine invasion

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is making global headlines following his decision to put the prominent English club up for sale amid speculation over his status in the UK and potential sanctions. The 55-year-old has been notoriously secretive throughout his time in charge of the Blues, hardly ever speaking out in public despite his club’s notoriety. […]

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Former Illinois House speaker indicted on federal racketeering and bribery charges in connection with alleged bribery schemes | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO – A federal grand jury in Chicago today indicted former Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives MICHAEL J. MADIGAN on racketeering and bribery charges for allegedly using his official position to corruptly solicit and receive personal financial rewards for himself and his associates. The 22-count indictment accuses Madigan of running a criminal enterprise […]

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Can crypto bans work?

A number of countries, but especially China, have prohibited cryptocurrencythat is to say. But what does it mean in practice and will it work: There are no legal protection or remedies for holders of crypto assets. Companies cannot recognize crypto assets on their balance sheets (at least in their Chinese accounts – the ban may […]

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Nigeria sues JP Morgan for $1.7bn over Malabu oil deal

A London High Court opened hearings on February 23, 2022 in a lawsuit brought by the Nigerian government against US bank JP Morgan Chase in the controversial Malabu oil scandal. In the lawsuit, Nigeria is seeking more than $1.7 billion for the bank’s role in the controversial deal. In 2011, Shell and Eni paid the […]

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Newport tower: mill or mystery?

It could be the remains of a 17th century windmill, or it could hold the secrets of a great treasure that hasn’t been discovered for over 700 years. Newport Tower looks simple enough, but that hasn’t stopped people from finding some mystery in these stones whether they really exist or not. The 28-foot-tall tower stands […]

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Corruption in the Hawaii Legislature puts campaign donations in the spotlight

Often it is scandal that drives reform, and Hawaii’s legislature may now face one of those moments. The Legislative Assembly has been rocked by the convictions of former Democratic Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English and former House Finance Committee Deputy Chairman Ty Cullen, all of which have two pleaded guilty on Tuesday to accepting […]

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Freebies, synonymous with political bribes

Assembly elections, currently underway in five states, have once again exposed the narrow thinking of all political parties. They no longer fight elections on democratic, republican and secular principles. Instead, they try to bribe voters by giving them what are called freebies. Take the manifesto of any party from the BJP to the Samajwadi Party […]

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State Capitol corruption scandal raises new questions about legislative transparency

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — Political onlookers expressed shock Tuesday as federal prosecutors charged two former state lawmakers with taking money to influence legislation. Both later confirmed through lawyers that they would plead guilty. The corruption scandal is also prompting calls for more transparency at the state Capitol. Former Senate Majority Leader Kalani English and Ty Cullen, […]

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Prosecutors: 2 Hawaiian lawmakers took bribes to handle bills | Louisiana News

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state senator and state representative have accepted bribes, including cash envelopes, Las Vegas hotel rooms and casino chips of New Orleans in exchange for crafting legislation that would benefit a company involved in state-funded cesspool conversion projects, according to the federal […]

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Former State Rep. Luis Arroyo Deserves 4+ Years in Prison for ‘Flagrant Money-Taking,’ Feds Tell Judge | Chicago News

(WTTW News) Former state representative Luis Arroyo is expected to spend more than four years in prison for bribing a state legislator to support a bill legalizing coin-operated slot machines, federal prosecutors have asked. to a judge Friday night. Arroyo pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge before U.S. District Judge Steven C. Seeger in […]

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Moldovan communist ex-MPs detained over alleged political bribes

Communist leader Vladimir Voronin (R) and his nephew and communist deputy Artur Reshetnikov (L) during a rally in Chisinau, Moldova, February 4, 2012. Photo: PA/DUMITRU DORU Moldovan anti-corruption prosecutors and agents of the Intelligence and Security Service SIS raided the homes of 13 former Communist Party MPs, PCRM, on Wednesday and arrested four of them […]

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The Art of Distraction: Political Donations Spill Too Big to Ignore

Illustration of Rocco Political bribes data drops today, commonly referred to as the AEC’s Annual Political Donations Disclosure. It’s a great day for a distraction, but do Scott Morrison and his marketing masters even need one? Michael West with a curtain raiser for the annual AEC data dump. Amid the deadliest days of Covid, we […]

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Opposition to resist PM Imran’s visit to Lower Dir ahead of LG elections – Pakistan

LOWER DIR: Leaders of various opposition parties announced on Tuesday that they would resist Prime Minister Imran Khan’s planned visit to the district where local elections were to be held on March 27. In this regard, the Lower Dir branch of Jamaat-i-Islami organized the multi-party conference at Timergara under the chairmanship of its district leader […]

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CPI 2021 for sub-Saharan Africa: in a democratic context…

from Senegal (43) performance on the CPI has improved significantly (by 36) over the past decade, gaining 9 points from 2012 to 2016. Advances during this period include the creation of the Office for the Fight Against Fraud and Corruption (OFNAC) and passing the Asset Declaration Act, among other reforms. But the progress stopped there, […]

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Another Guilty Plea in Honolulu Enables Corruption Scheme | Hawaii News

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu Planning Department building plan reviewer pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting bribes in exchange for expediting permit application approvals. “I took money, which I shouldn’t have, to help these people get their licenses,” Jennie Javonillo told a federal judge as she pleaded guilty to […]

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Election Integrity and Voting Rights | Comments

The titles and terms were certainly impressive, whatever version they were. Such all-American, patriotic, freedom-loving titles like the Voting Rights Act or the Freedom to Vote or Election Integrity could easily have received 60 votes in the Senate after the House passed and had the President’s signature in time. It could be if everyone were […]

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Documentary exposing former deputy security minister’s corruption sparks discussion

Former Vice Minister of Public Security Sun Lijun Photo: A screenshot from China Central Television A documentary that reveals details of Sun Lijun, former deputy public security minister, receiving bribes from an interest group member who gave him “seafood boxes” with $300,000 hidden inside sparked discussions among Chinese netizens after the show aired on Saturday. […]

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Former deputy public security minister prosecuted for accepting bribes, manipulating the stock market and illegally possessing firearms

Photo by Sun Lijun: Screenshot from CCTV video via guancha.cn Sun Lijun, a former vice minister of public security, faces charges for accepting bribes, manipulating the stock market and illegally possessing firearms, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. The Changchun People’s Procuratorate filed a lawsuit after the conclusion of an investigation into Sun’s wrongdoing […]

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Indian Banks Cautious Against Sri Lanka Due To Forex Problem

As Sri Lanka grapples with a severe currency crisis, India’s major banks have become cautious and selective about their exposures to the island nation. Several institutions have reduced discount letters of credit (LC) – the basic instrument for trade finance – issued by many Lanka lenders while others provide credit to exporters based on the […]

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Death of the man who popularized Kalamazoo in a famous song

Most people who live in or around Kalamazoo, or even the rest of Michigan, are familiar with the classic 1940s song that musically references the city several times and actually helped popularize the town of Kalamazoo. But what some may not be aware of is an unsolved mystery still unresolved about the man who disappeared […]

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How corruption affects a country’s economic growth

Corruption has a detrimental effect on the social, political and economic aspects of society. While corruption is seen as evil by almost everyone, it unfortunately exists in almost every region of the world. Time and often we learn of corruption scandals in some parts of the world. It has dominated the politics of almost every […]

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How is the recklessness of the GOP coronavirus compatible with being pro-life? |

Under the intellectual and moral leadership of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., House Republicans have done their best to set a standard of deadly disinformation, poisoned fanaticism, and mental emptiness. But Republicans in the Senate – possessing greater intellectual power and fewer excuses for cowardice – recently took center stage in the GOP festival of […]

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China claims to have ‘working democracy’ ahead of Biden summit | Political news

China has embarked on a public relations campaign with the intention of subverting the global discourse on what constitutes democracy in a bid to attack the US political system, as US President Joe Biden prepares to open his US Democracy Summit later this week. China and Russia were not invited to the event, which will […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison by Burmese junta

While the Tatmadaw, as the military is called, said it had received due process, its prosecution was condemned by rights groups for lack of fairness and transparency. Loading Dr Tun-Aung Shwe, Australian representative of Myanmar’s shadow administration, the government of national unity, described the proceedings against Suu Kyi as “show trials” aimed at sidelining her […]

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Behind China’s Secret Societies and Crime Syndicates

Treasure Valley Casino in Davis, Oklahoma. (Representative image) | Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Text size: A- A + SSecret societies and criminal organizations have been part of the Chinese social and political fabric since the beginning of the 20th century. But we’re not talking about the next hit Shanghai crime syndicate film, it’s a real […]

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On The Money – Biden: America Should “Rest” on Prices

Happy Tuesday and welcome to On The Money, your evening guide to everything related to your bills, your bank account and your results. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today’s big deal: President BidenJoe Biden Australia accepts 0.5 billion tank deal with US: Jim Jordan report rejects Jan 6 panel request to cooperate with Senate Ice Change SALT […]

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Political commentators wary of motives behind $ 50 million fund for Tobago

News Paula Lindo Friday, November 19, 2021 Political scientist Dr Bishnu Ragoonath. – Four political commentators agree that distributing the $ 50 million allowance to Tobago ahead of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections on December 6 could be seen as an attempt to bribe voters. This was the dominant opinion offered to Newsday […]

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Play as a corrupt businessman elected to the highest office in This is the President

You don’t become President of the United States of America, the most powerful nation in human history, without getting your hands dirty. Maybe it was a matter of political necessity – a few crooked arms, a few sketchy campaign supporters – or maybe you were an amoral fool swollen by inherited wealth and cheap narcissism […]

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RCMP says Canadian companies now self-report corruption allegations

An RCMP officer walks past SNC Lavalin’s head office in Montreal in 2012.CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/Reuters More and more Canadian companies are self-reporting allegations of bribery and corruption to the RCMP to avoid criminal prosecution that could land executives in jail and harm their businesses. RCMP Inspector Denis Beaudoin of the National Division’s Sensitive and International Investigations […]

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Boris Johnson’s government is mired in corruption scandals, but do Britons care?

Boris Johnson’s government on Sunday morning denied new corruption charges in the second scandal to hit the Conservative Party in less than a week. But how much is too much for the British public? Voters in Britain were woken by fresh accusations of corruption against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Sunday morning as a […]

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Former Karachi mayor denounces Imran Khan, says Pakistan operates on autopilot

Karachi [Pakistan]October 29 (ANI): Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman and former Karachi Mayor Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday blasted Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying Pakistan was operating on autopilot and the system could not survive any longer. long time. He said millions of cases are pending before the courts and in order to solve Pakistan’s problems, institutional […]

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World News | Former Karachi mayor slams Imran Khan, says Pakistan runs on autopilot

Karachi [Pakistan], Oct 29 (ANI): Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman and former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday blasted Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying Pakistan was operating on autopilot and the system could no longer survive. He said millions of cases are pending before the courts and in order to solve Pakistan’s problems, institutional issues must […]

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No, the Australian politician did not quit because Pfizer was paying her

In fact, it was his close relationship with the former MP that was kept secret and given to community organizations describing his departure. Fake news linking Ms. Berezkillion to Pfizer has been circulating on Facebook and Twitter since she announced her resignation on October 1. The decryptors were able to list tweets on the subject […]

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Crime Stoppers press conference on year-missing Michigan teenager

Crime Stoppers and the family of 16-year-old Shane McLaughlin are celebrating the first anniversary since anyone saw or heard of the missing teenager. In addition to offering a $ 2,500 reward for information leading to the safe return of a missing 16-year-old, Michigan Crime Stoppers hosted a press conference showing video footage of the night […]

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Shocking bribery indictment shakes up LA, USC politics

Hello and welcome to Essential California newsletter. This is Thursday October 14. I’m Shelby Grad, replacing Justin Ray. One of Los Angeles’ biggest political figures now faces criminal charges. Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was indicted on Wednesday on federal charges of taking bribes from a former USC dean in return for backing millions of dollars in […]

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Political and trade ties to Pandora Papers rock parliaments, fight against corruption and tax authorities as global fallout swells

The political fallout from the Pandora Papers is spreading further across the globe as nations react to the involvement of political leaders in obscure offshore finance, as the investigation revealed. For a second week, the conclusions drawn from the largest offshore data breach on record shock parliaments, tax authorities and transparency groups. And in a […]

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Mexico’s anti-corruption effort takes public relations heavy blow

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican president has made cracking down on corruption the centerpiece of his political agenda, so when one of the country’s most corrupt and avowed ex-officials was pictured having dinner carefree in a luxury restaurant this weekend, it wasn’t good optics. The photographs of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of the […]

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Austrian prosecutors target Kurz in corruption investigation

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz attends a press conference, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Vienna, Austria, September 8, 2021. REUTERS / Leonhard Foeger Kurz already under investigation separately for perjury Conservatives accuse prosecutors of anti-Kurz bias Another party in the coalition, the Greens, angered by a claim of bias Kurz says he’s […]

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Chinese billionaire implicated in iron ore corruption: dealings with Australia exposed

He was embroiled in an iron ore bribery scandal ten years ago, but leaked documents reveal Australian companies that have continued to work with him. A Chinese billionaire who confessed to paying bribes for Australian iron ore continued to trade with major Australian companies for years, even after the scandal became public in 2010. The […]

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Should the US government increase the cap on H-1B?

Every year, employers register with the federal government for hundreds of thousands of H-1Bs. However, the H-1B cap means that only a relatively small percentage of businesses will be successful in obtaining an H-1B visa for a particular worker. What does this say about the H-1B system as a whole? According to the latest data […]

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Watchdog with bite: Icac claims another prime minister with the disappearance of Gladys Berejiklian | Independent Commission Against Corruption

The Prime Minister’s anger was palpable, his target familiar. Like so many politicians before her, Gladys Berejiklian blamed her untimely demise at the feet of the Independent Commission against Corruption. She accused him of suing her on “historical issues” that had already been investigated and explained, all at a time when the state was in […]

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Delivery plan of the latest basic amenities to the people of AJK on the maps: Qayyum

MIRPUR (AJK) :, Sep 25 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi said on Saturday that all resources will be used to provide basic amenities of life to the residents of urban and rural areas of the state near their doorstep. The facilities would help bring about socio-economic changes in […]

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Did Big Pharma buy enough Democrats to derail Biden’s plan?

A mobile billboard sponsored by Protect Our Care is popping up across Representative Scott Peters’ district, calling on the congressman to stand up to Big Pharma. (Jerod Harris / Getty Images for Protect Our Care) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $ 2 per month! Thank you for signing up […]

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DC expands antitrust lawsuit against Amazon

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine (D) on Monday broadened the antitrust lawsuit he filed against Amazon in May, accusing the e-commerce giant of locking owner sellers into anti-competitive deals. The amended lawsuit filed in DC Superior Court alleges that Amazon required wholesalers to guarantee that the company will make a minimum profit when […]

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Twitter will soon allow you to tip people in Bitcoin

Twitter may soon start allowing its users to tip their favorite Bitcoin content creators. The social network’s head of consumer products, Kayvon Beykpour, responded to a tweet from researcher Alessandro Paluzzi, who first spotted the new feature, with emojis suggesting the feature is coming soon. ⚡️? https://t.co/EumSmM9caR – Kayvon Beykpour (@kayvz) September 1, 2021 According […]

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Beetaloo Boondoggle: Political Bribes Beat Planet As Gas Fracking Gets Public Handouts

Road to nowhere. Image: Tamboran Resources As a bloc, the two main parties voted to give our money, public money, to companies to drill coal gas in the Northern Territory, to open up a gigantic new territory, the Beetaloo Basin, for fracking. hydraulic. The latest capitulation to corporate profits came yesterday morning as the Coalition […]

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Taliban capture three other provincial capitals in Afghanistan

The Taliban seized three other provincial capitals in Afghanistan on Wednesday, marking the last areas taken by military forces as the United States completes its withdrawal from the country. Taliban fighters completed their takeover of northeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, successfully securing nearly two-thirds of the country, according to the Associated Press. Faizabad, the capital of […]

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Testimony begins in bribery trial of former Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Testimony in the trial of the former Norfolk sheriff accused of making backstage deals began Wednesday at the Walter E. Hoffman courthouse in Norfolk. Prosecutors have started to present the case against Bob McCabe who was indicted in 2017. McCabe has served as a sheriff for more than two decades. “This […]