U.S. Justice Department Indicts 12 Russian Military Officers for Election Interference

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted twelve Russians for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The charges were announced by Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein Friday in Washington, D.C. The twelve individuals identified in the indictment were all officers in Russian security services. They worked for the Russian military intelligence services, the Main Intelligence Directorate […]

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Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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Overwhelming Demand Shuts Down Build-A-Bear Promotion

Stuffed teddy bear retailer Build-A-Bear’s was forced to shut a promotion down early after an overwhelming response. On Thursday, Build-A-Bear implemented a “Pay Your Age Day” event: customers could purchase one of their stuffed animals and only pay their age. The fee for adults was capped as well, at $29. Regular price for one of […]

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Jury Awards $4.14B in J&J Talc Powder Case

A jury in St. Louis has awarded twenty-two plaintiffs $550 million in damages in a lawsuit against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson. The suit alleged asbestos contained in the company’s talcum powder gave the plaintiffs cancer. The jury also awarded $4.14 billion in punitive damages. According to the plaintiffs, the company’s powder caused ovarian […]

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Reunifications for Children Under 5 Complete Administration Says

The Trump administration has successfully reunited all eligible immigrant children under the age of 5 it was announced today. The heads of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice issued a joint statement this morning making the declaration. “Dedicated teams at the Departments of Health and Human Services, […]

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Apple Employee Accused of Stealing Information

A former employee of Apple has been charged in federal court with stealing company secrets, authorities say.  The charges were first reported by The Mercury News. Xiaolang Zhang, a hardware engineer, was charged in the U.S. District Court of Northern California. He was arrested while trying to board a last-minute flight to China at San […]

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