U.S. House Select Committee Votes to Hold Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt of Congress

The bipartisan U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol Insurrection unanimously voted to hold Steve Bannon, the chief strategist to former President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. “Mr. Bannon will comply with …

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Republican Representative Jeff Fortenberry Indicted

Republican Representative, Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska has been indicted on one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators investigating illegal contributions to his 2016 campaign. The indictment was …

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Papua New Guinea Palm Oil Abuses Linked to Nestle and Kellogg

NGO Global Witness has disclosed the extent of human rights abuses and rampant deforestation in Papua New Guinea by palm oil suppliers whose main clients are big European brands such as Kellogs and Nestle. According to an investigation by Global …

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World Leaders Deny Wrongdoing After Pandora Papers Leak

Several world leaders have denied wrongdoing after being included in one of the biggest leaks of financial documents from offshore companies. The Pandora Papers investigation involved some 600 journalists of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) from a variety …

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German Police Raid Ministry of Finance and Justice

German prosecutors have ordered a raid against the federal finance and justice ministries in Berlin to probe possible obstruction of justice in office. Osnabrueck prosecutors said they suspected that the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the finance ministry allegedly failed …

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Malaysian Authorities to Investigate Vaccine Certificate Bribery Cases

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Datuk Seri Azam Baki promised to investigate bribery reports in exchange for vaccination certificates on Tuesday. The statement from MACC came in response to reports circulating on social and local media that some unvaccinated …

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Thai Police Officers Suffocate Drug Suspect During Extortion Attempt

The Nakhon Sawan Provincial Court in central Thailand issued arrest warrants on Wednesday against a Nakon Sawan senior police officer and his six subordinates after a video of the police officers suffocating a man to death with a plastic bag …

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