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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…