*By The Canadian Press*
NEW YORK — A once-powerful New York legislator convicted of lying to FBI agents has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Former state Sen. John Sampson was also fined.. CJME Also reported by •Seattle Times
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Texas-based medical device company Orthofix International has agreed to admit wrongdoing and pay more than $14 million to settle charges that.. SEC
Highlights of Today in History: Robert E. Lee born; Indira Gandhi elected prime minister of India;President Bill Clinton admits making false statements under oath;Singer Janis Joplin born; Dolly Parton.. Source: Associated Press -
01:39 One of about a dozen women who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances filed a lawsuit against him in New York on Tuesday, alleging he had made false.. Source: Wochit News -
Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators. (Jan. 13) Source: Associated Press -
Sony Music Entertainment's Twitter account was hacked, and the intruder published false statements indicting pop singer Britney Spears had died.
In a short statement, Sony Music let the social media.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
What a spectacular mess American politics is. First, on Tuesday night, there was outgoing President Barack Obama, back in elegant orator mode after spending far too much of his presidency in closed-off.. Huffington Post
CHICAGO ― Federal investigators have found the Chicago Police Department routinely violated civil rights of citizens, according to a report issued Friday. Here are some of the most concerning.. Huffington Post
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor has been indicted on charges in Virginia after authorities say tried to illegally buy a car. News outlets report a grand.. Seattle Times
Volkswagen AG, as part of a $4.3 billion (nearly Rs 28,606.8 crore) settlement with US regulators, on Wednesday agreed to sweeping reforms, new audits and oversight by an independent monitor for.. DNA
The charges are part of the government's ongoing case against VW for knowingly selling diesel vehicles that didn't meet U.S. emissions standards. All of them are charged with one count of conspiracy to.. SeattlePI.com
On Wednesday, Volkswagen announced that it will to plead guilty to three felonies as part of its settlement with the US government stemming from the company's emissions cheating scandal.
In.. Business Insider
Volkswagen AG took a major step toward resolving one of the darkest chapters in its history Wednesday, pleading guilty to an emissions-cheating scandal and agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and.. Mashable
Former Lt Col Prasad Purohit, arrested in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts case, alleged before Bombay High Court on Wednesday that Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad had fabricated evidence against him and.. DNA
QUANTICO, Va. — Three Parris Island Marine sergeants on Friday were scheduled for trial here in the coming months to face charges involving violating orders, making false statements and, in two.. Raw Story
In this “post-fact world” we live in, with fake news permeating social media feeds, the ability to sniff out what’s responsible journalism and what’s garbage is its own reward. But according.. Huffington Post
The Truth has died after a long illness.
Its exact age is unknown, but evolutionary biologists estimate that it was born perhaps 150,000 years ago when humans first began speaking. At that time some.. Huffington Post
Former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) sought to withhold his office's financial documents, claiming his Fifth Amendment privilege not to incriminate himself. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
BY: ASHLEY.. Huffington Post
If one truly believes in American values, then one must also agree that Whistleblowers must be liberated, and freed immediately from earthly bondage, whether it be prison, home incarceration,.. Eurasia Review
Fadi Fawaz has spoken out about the 'suicide tweets' from his account [Wenn] And now his partner Fadi Fawaz has spoken out after a hacker made false statements from his Twitter account yesterday. The.. OK!
WASHINGTON ― Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker said his newspaper would not refer to false statements from the Trump administration as “lies,” because doing so would ascribe a.. Huffington Post