Probing reports

Reports: FBI Probing If N.Y. Post’s Hunter Biden Email Dump Was Part Of Foreign Influence Campaign

Topline Federal investigators are looking into whether a set of unverified emails purported to be to and from Joe Biden’s son Hunter that were published in a New York Post article this week were part of a foreign disinformation campaign, the Associated Press and NBC News reported. Former New York City Mayor and attorney to…

Emails Probing

FBI probing if emails part of influence operation

A New York tabloid’s puzzling account about how it acquired emails purportedly from Joe Biden’s son has raised some red flagsBy ERIC TUCKER Associated PressOctober 17, 2020, 6:44 AM• 6 min readWASHINGTON — A New York tabloid’s puzzling account about how it acquired emails purportedly from Joe Biden’s son has raised some red flags. One…

Nikola Probing

The SEC is probing Nikola Motors over brief-vendor’s claims the company misled consumers and is an ‘intricate fraud’ (NKLA)

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether electric-truck maker Nikola Motors misled investors, Reuters reported Monday and the company confirmed to Business Insider. The probe follows a detailed report last week from short-seller Hindenburg Research accusing Nikola of “intricate fraud” and “deception” by overstating the capabilities of its trucks. Nikola’s stock plummeted as…

in-custody Probing

AP: Feds probing in-custody death of Dark man in Louisiana

Federal authorities say they are investigating the death of a Black man during what Louisiana State Police described as a struggle to take him into custody following a rural police chase last yearBy JIM MUSTIAN Associated PressSeptember 14, 2020, 9:30 PM• 5 min readFederal authorities are investigating the death of a Black man during what…

Manhattan Probing

Manhattan DA probing Trump Organization for ‘insurance and bank fraud’…

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump and his company face an investigation for “insurance and bank fraud,” Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance wrote Monday, asking a judge to uphold a subpoena for Trump’s tax returns.The new filing in Manhattan Federal Court hinted at the scope of Vance’s investigation, which includes a subpoena for eight years…

allegations Probing

U.S. is probing allegations TikTok violated children’s privacy

(Reuters) — The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 agreement aimed at protecting children’s privacy, according to two people interviewed by the agencies. The development is the latest bump in the road for the short video company, which…

Business matter Probing

Probing dark matter with the Higgs boson

Figure 1: Mass of the leading two jets (x-axis) in the search region with all background processes stacked and compared to data. A hypothetical Higgs boson signal decaying to invisible final states is shown in red. Credit: ATLAS Collaboration/CERN Visible matter—everything from pollen to stars and galaxies—accounts for roughly 15% of the total mass of…

police Probing

FBI Probing Police Role in Death of Black Man in Minneapolis

The death Monday of an African American man in police custody in Minneapolis has triggered a high-priority Justice Department investigation. A video taken by a bystander showed one of the four white officers kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed 46-year-old George Floyd, who told the officer “I cannot breathe” as he was pinned to…

Business materials Probing

Probing materials at deep-Earth conditions to decipher Earth’s evolutionary tale

Researchers developed a technique that allows them to study the atomic arrangements of liquid silicates at the extreme conditions found in the core-mantle boundary. This could lead to a better understanding of the Earth’s early molten days, which could even extend to other rocky planets. Credit: Greg Stewart/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Far below the Earth’s…