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The UK has accused 2 alleged Russian intelligence officers of trying to murder a spy in England with nerve agent

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London Metropolitan Police The UK is charging two Russian men identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov over the poisoning of a former Russian spy this March. Prime Minister Theresa May said the two men are officers from Russia’s intelligence services, also known as the GRU. She said that authorisation for the attack “almost certainly” came from the senior levels of the Russian government. Sergei Skripal, the former spy, and his daughter collapsed in Salisbury after being exposed to novichok, a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Police released a detailed description of the suspects’ […]

Giuliani: ‘The American people would revolt’ if Trump is impeached

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Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, said the “American people would revolt” if the president is impeached.  Impeachment is a rare, complex procedure, and Giuliani said he believes it’s unlikely to occur in Trump’s case.  Trump had a tough week in the courts as his former personal attorney implicated him in campaign finance violations and his former campaign manager was convicted on eight counts of financial crimes. Recent polls over whether Trump should be impeached have been mixed, suggesting Americans are largely split on the issue. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, on Thursday said the “American people would revolt” if […]

Riot Taps Former Uber Executive To Help Reform Corporate Culture

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Riot Games has been the subject of a hurricane of controversy over the last month and a half. A report about a culture of toxicity and sexual harassment rocked the company, leading to a number of current and former employees speaking up about the emphasis on a “cultural fit” within the company and the harassment that trickled down from it. Recently, Riot promised to do better, and has made a highly visible hire to make progress toward that goal. Francis Frei, a former executive at the rideshare service Uber and former Harvard Business School professor, has been tapped to join […]

Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a legend of the modern auto industry, has died at 66 (FCAU, RACE)

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Thomson Reuters Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has died at age 66. He had reportedly been in a coma in intensive care at a hospital in Zurich after complications from surgery. The boards of FCA and Ferrari named his replacements following emergency meetings over the weekend. Marchionne was an auto industry legend, leading a turnaround at Fiat and taking Chrysler from bankruptcy to renewed prosperity. Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken former CEO of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ferrari, has died at age 66. FCA Chairman John Elkann said in a statement, as cited by Reuters: “Unfortunately, what […]

Michael Cohen reportedly secretly recorded a conversation with Trump about payments made to a former Playboy model shortly before the 2016 election

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Jeenah Moon/Reuters Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer, reportedly secretly recorded a conversation during which he and Trump discussed payments made to a former Playboy model, Karen McDougal, who says she had an affair with Trump. The conversation reportedly took place in September 2016, two months before the November election. Cohen is currently under investigation for bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance violations. Trump’s potential knowledge of the payments raises new questions about his role in quashing negative stories about him ahead of the election. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer, secretly recorded a conversation […]

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FBI releases documents on former Trump adviser surveillance…

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s has advice for Facebook and Google: Don’t make the mistake we did (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

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Durand/Getty Images The backlash against Silicon Valley is growing. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has some advice for the likes of Facebook and Google: Accept you’ve screwed up, and work with regulators to fix it. He urged them not to take the same combative approach that Microsoft took under his leadership when faced with a antitrust lawsuit. “Knowing what I know now, I would have resolved the issues,” Ballmer said. As Silicon Valley battles scandals and increasing regulatory scrutiny, Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has warned Facebook and Google not to make the same mistake Microsoft did. In […]

‘I am not perfect’: Malaysia’s former prime minister released a pre-recorded video hours after being arrested for corruption

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Malaysia’s former prime minister released a pre-recorded video shortly after his arrest on Tuesday. The existence and tone of the video indicates Najib knew he would soon be arrested and was preparing for that moment. “My dear Malaysians, if you are listening to this message, it means that actions have been taken against me,” Najib says in the video. Najib also admits he is “not perfect,” but denied accusations of financial misconduct. Malaysia’s former prime minister created a pre-recorded video that was released after he was arrested on Tuesday for corruption and breach of trust. Najib pleaded not guilty on […]