Petro and Colombia’s Rule of Law

Former M-19 rebel Gustavo Petro won Colombia’s runoff presidential election Sunday with 50.5% of the vote. His opponent, businessman Rodolfo HernĂ¡ndez, received 47.3%. The rest of the votes were either left intentionally blank or annulled by electoral authorities. With nearly half of all voters declining to endorse Mr. Petro, there is no mandate for radical … Read more

‘Mind Over Murder’ Reveals How the Beatrice Six Were Brainwashed Into Confessing to Murder

True crime non-fiction can be exploitative and superficial but, at its finest, it investigates horror stories as a means of examining and understanding reality and humanity. That function is superbly carried out by Mind Over Murdera six-episode HBO docuseries (June 20) from One Child Nation director Nanfu Wang that looks into a knotty 1980s murder … Read more

Texas A&M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

Texas A&M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

Texas A&M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

FBI says fraud on LinkedIn a ‘significant threat’ to platform and consumers

SAN FRANCISCO – Fraudsters who exploit LinkedIn to lure users into cryptocurrency investment schemes pose a “significant threat” to the platform and consumers, according to Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento, California, field offices. “It’s a significant threat,” Ragan said in an exclusive interview. “This type of … Read more

1/6 panel: Plan for Pence to reject electors ‘nuts,’ ‘crazy’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump’s closest advisers viewed his last-ditch efforts pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to halt congressional certification of his 2020 election defeat as “nuts,” “crazy” and even likely to incite riots if Pence followed through, witnesses revealed in stark testimony to the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday. Gripping new evidence disclosed Trump’s … Read more

Japan: This elderly man with Alzheimer’s killed his granddaughter. He says he doesn’t remember

Tokyo CNN – It began as a family argument and ended in tragedy – a teenage girl stabbed to death by her elderly grandfather in a case that shocked a nation. In a court in western Japan Last month, Susumu Tomizawa, 88, admitted to killing his granddaughter Tomomi, 16, nearly two years ago – but, … Read more

US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

A Nevada woman has lost her bid in a US court to force international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to pay millions of dollars more than the $ 375,000 in hush money she received after claiming he raped her in Las Vegas in 2009. US District Judge Jennifer Dorsey in Las Vegas kicked the case out … Read more

Sarah Paulson and Monica Lewinsky attend Impeachment: American Crime Story FYC Event in Los Angeles

Sarah Paulson turned heads while attending an event for her series ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ at El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles on Friday. The actress, 47, dazzled in a plunging A-line long-sleeve pleated black gown that showcased her cleavage, and featured a silk panel at the waist, as she posed for photographers at the … Read more