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Sir Kim Darroch: Police launch probe into Trump email ‘leak’

Image copyright Getty Images The Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the alleged leak of diplomatic emails from the UK ambassador in the US, which were critical of the Trump administration. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said there was a “clear public interest” in bringing those responsible to justice. Sir Kim Darroch stepped down …

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Congress Opens Probe into Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance

By Jennifer Bresnick March 18, 2019 – The House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) has opened an inquiry into short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI) plans and companies that may be acting against consumer interests by selling these health coverage options. The Democrat-led committee, which takes the harder line by labeling STLDI plan as “junk insurance,” is …

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‘Very concerning’: Senate watchdog hasn’t finished an ethics probe since 2017

The Senate ethics officer didn’t publish a single inquiry report last year, prompting some senators to wonder exactly what the office (which has a $1.2 million budget) has been up to — and why it’s taking so long to finish investigations that have been underway for months. Pierre Legault, a career public servant, was tapped by Prime Minister …

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Online personalized pricing probe, Instagram promoted Stories & more news

Greggs makes cheeky advertising decision, Facebook delays its political ads tool, Female voices favoured by under 35s and LinkedIn updating more of its Campaign Manager As well as numerous Christmas campaigns launching over the last week, there have been changes to social media platforms, more research commissioned that could affect online advertisers and research that …

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Report: Feds widen scope of Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal probe

Federal investigators have widened their investigation into Facebook’s role regarding ads targeting millions of its users by data firm Cambridge Analytica, according to a report in The Washington Post. Five anonymous sources told the Post that the FBI, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have joined the Department of Justice in …

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