Posts Tagged ‘probe’

Wealthy Americans Targeted By US In Panama Tax-Fraud Probe

Above Photo: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters in Washington. Stefani Reynolds / Bloomberg. US authorities obtained a court order allowing them to demand financial information from banks and couriers about wealthy Americans suspected of using a Panamanian law firm to evade taxes. The Internal Revenue Service can now get information about electronic fund transfers […]

‘We have to get it right,’ Dem vows as Jan. 6 probe begins

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Bennie Thompson, didn’t realize the severity of the Jan. 6 insurrection until his wife called him. He was inside the Capitol, sitting in the upper gallery of the House, hoping for what he called a “birds-eye view of the process” and to be able to tell his […]

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker’s office as the group prepared for the first session of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Pelosi spoke of the “solemn responsibility” before […]

Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its “deadly serious” work whether Republicans participate or not. The Republicans’ House leader, Kevin McCarthy called the committee a “sham process” and suggested that GOP lawmakers who take part […]

Democrats blast FBI’s handling of Brett Kavanaugh probe, calling it ‘constrained’ by Trump White House

Democrats have blasted the fbi“>FBI’s handling of a 2018 probe of Brett Kavanaugh ahead of his confirmation as a Supreme Court justice, charging that it was controlled and limited by the Trump administration. “Your letter confirms that the FBI’s tip line was a departure from past practice and that the FBI was politically constrained by […]

China Refuses WHO Plan To Probe COVID-19 Lab Origin Theory

BEIJING (AP) — China cannot accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19, a senior Chinese health official said Thursday. Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the National Health Commission, said he was “rather taken aback” that the plan includes further investigation of the theory […]

Corrupt Federal Prosecutor Delayed Hunter Biden Probe Until AFTER 2020 Election

The investgation into Hunter Biden’s criminal tax law violations was deliberately stalled by a corrupt federal prosecutor to avoid Biden losing the 2020 election. According to a bombshell Politico report, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials led by the U.S. attorney in the Biden family’s home state of Delaware, David Weiss, stalled the investigation, delaying […]

Prosecutor Delayed Escalating Hunter Biden Probe Until After The Election

The federal prosecutor who was investigating Hunter Biden’s alleged tax law violations and dodgy overseas business dealings reportedly decided to keep the public in the dark about the probe until after the 2020 presidential election. It was to avoid impacting the race’s outcome, according to a report by Politico. Brietbart reports: According to the news […]

Bosnia Intelligence Chief Detained in Money Laundering Probe

A money laundering exhibit is displayed at Target America: Drug Traffickers, Terrorists and You, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) traveling museum exhibit in Times Square, New York City, on Sep. 16, 2004. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—Bosnian authorities have detained the head of the Balkan country’s state security agency in a probe that includes money […]

Haiti seeks five fugitives as president killing probe deepens

A former Haitian senator, a fired government official and an informant for the US government are the latest suspects identified as part of a sweeping investigation into the killing of President Jovenel Moïse. The men are among five fugitives whom police say are armed and dangerous as they continued on Wednesday to track down those […]

FDA Head Calls for Probe Into Alzheimer’s Drug Review

WASHINGTON—The acting head of the Food and Drug Administration on Friday called for a government investigation into highly unusual contacts between her agency’s drug reviewers and the maker of a controversial new Alzheimer’s drug. Dr. Janet Woodcock announced the extraordinary step via Twitter. It’s the latest fallout over last month’s approval of Aduhelm, an expensive […]

New York Assembly OKs subpoenas in Cuomo impeachment probe

Additionally, members have taken the technical step of issuing a commission to the law firm of Davis Polk, which the Assembly has retained to handle much of the probe. That step “allows our independent counsel to take testimony under oath,” Lavine said. The Assembly launched its investigation of Cuomo in March. It is probing a […]

UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1988 and the role played by President-elect Ebrahim Raisi as Tehran deputy prosecutor, Reuters reported. Javaid Rehman, in an interview with Reuters on Monday, said that over the years his […]

Virus Probe Necessary to Avoid Repeating ‘Absolute Carnage’ of COVID-19 Pandemic: Australian PM

A thorough probe into the origins of the coronavirus is necessary to avoid a repeat in future, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. Morrison joined G7 leaders to discuss health issues on Saturday in the UK coastal resort of Carbis Bay, with talks focused on the recovery from the pandemic and how the world can be […]

Trump DOJ seized data from House Democrats in leaks probe

The Justice Department under former President Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence Committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia investigation and other national security matters, according to a committee official and two people familiar with the investigation. […]

Cyprus wrongly issued passports despite warnings, probe concludes

The Cyprus government continued for at least four years to unlawfully issue passports to relatives of wealthy investors under an investment-for-citizenship programme, despite warnings by the Attorney-General that this could be in breach of the law, the head of an independent commission said on Monday. Former Supreme Court President Myron Nicolatos said that, of the […]

Google slapped with 220 Million EURO fine following French probe into anti-competitive behavior

Home » Europe, Justice » Google slapped with 220 Million EURO fine following French probe into anti-competitive behavior     Tech giant Google has been fined 220 million euros ($268 million) by the French regulator following a probe into allegations that the company’s web services were unfairly sending business to its advertising server. “The decision […]

Texas Lawmaker Demands Criminal Probe Into ‘Dr. Death’ (Fauci)

Dr. Anthony Fauci could face jail time if Texas Rep. Chip Roy’s plans for a criminal probe are approved. Appearing Friday on The Todd Starnes Show, Rep. Roy suggested that Republicans could launch a criminal review of Dr. Fauci’s mishandling of the coronavirus crisis. TRANSCRIPT: TODD STARNES: You were one of the guys who helped launch […]

Over 200 Republicans Press Pelosi to Back COVID-19 Origin Probe, ‘Hold the CCP Accountable’

More than 200 House Republicans are putting pressure on their Democrat counterparts to get down to the COVID-19 origins and hold the Chinese regime accountable for the pandemic coverup. “We request that you instruct the appropriate Democrat committee chairs to immediately join Republican calls to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its role […]

UN Human Rights Council to probe Israel-Gaza conflict as potential ‘war crimes’

Mourners pray over the bodies of Palestinians killed in overnight Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City on 16 May. Atia DarwishAPA images The U.N. Human Right Council has passed a resolution aimed to intensify scrutiny of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians, after the U.N. rights chief said Israeli forces may have committed war crimes in their war […]

US Senate Republicans block probe of January 6 Capitol riot

Republicans blocked a bipartisan panel to study the January 6 Capitol riot on Friday, with the Senate falling six votes short of the 60 needed to form a 10-member commission from both parties. Six Republicans voted with Democrats to move forward on the commission bill, and eleven senators missed the rare Friday vote, some of […]

Biden administration shuts down Trump-instigated probe into Covid links to Wuhan lab

Joe Biden’s administration has terminated the inquiry launched under the presidency of Donald Trump into whether Covid originated in a Chinese lab. The closely guarded inquiry by the State Department was ended amid “concerns about the quality of its work,” CNN reported, citing three unnamed sources. The probe had been launched last autumn on the […]

Trump grumbles about grand jury in criminal probe: ‘No other president has put up with what I have’

Donald Trump has blasted the Manhattan district attorney for convening a grand jury that will decide whether to indict him should prosecutors present the panel with criminal charges. Mr Trump accused Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr of “being driven by highly partisan Democrat prosecutors” and called the probe a “witch-hunt.” Two sources close to the […]

US Calls for New Probe Into CCP Virus Origins Amid Mounting Attention on ‘Lab Leak’ Theory

The United States on Tuesday urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to start a new investigation into the source of the CCP virus, amid growing calls to investigate whether the pandemic may have stemmed from a laboratory accident. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, in remarks to the 74th World Health Assembly, a […]

AP’s Top Editor Calls For Probe Into Israeli Airstrike Of Press Building

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press’ top editor on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media, saying the public deserves to know the facts. Sally Buzbee, AP’s executive editor, said the Israeli government has yet to […]

Trump says probe of his ex-attorney Giuliani ‘very unfair’

Former US President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the federal investigation into Rudy Giuliani and said he had no idea what US agents were looking for when they searched his former personal lawyer’s Manhattan apartment and office.Federal prosecutors have been investigating Giuliani for nearly 1-1/2 years, including a 2019 grand jury subpoena seen by Reuters […]

Turkey orders 532 arrests in military probe over links to Muslim cleric, state media reports

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FBI Releases Documents on Probe Into Death of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

The FBI has produced 68 pages relating to a Democrat National Committee (DNC) worker who was shot dead in 2016 in Washington, including an investigative summary that appears to suggest someone could have paid for his death. Seth Rich, the worker, was shot dead in the early morning hours on July 16, 2016, near his home in […]

Justice Department opens broad probe of Minneapolis police

While Garland’s predecessors in the Trump administration — Jeff Sessions and William Barr — rejected the notion of widespread abuses of Black people by police, Garland struck a decidedly different tone Wednesday and suggested that such abuses are common. “I know that nothing can fill the void that the loved ones of George Floyd have […]

British prime minister affirms opposition to ICC war-crimes probe of Israel

Browse > Home / News / British prime minister affirms opposition to ICC war-crimes probe of Israel April 18, 2021 by JNS Read on for article British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced the United Kingdom’s opposition to an International Criminal Court investigation into Israel for alleged war crimes. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers […]

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