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US Justice Department to Investigate Deaths of CIA Detainees

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says it will open a full criminal investigation into the deaths of two suspected terrorists while they were in CIA custody. The investigations were announced Thursday in a statement issued by Attorney General Eric Holder. News outlets have identified the two detainees as Gul Rahman, who died in 2002 at a […]

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US Probes Google’s Business Practices

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. government has launched an investigation into whether Internet search engine Google is using its dominance to promote its products while blocking competitors. Google controls more than 65 percent of web searches worldwide and earns most of its money – billions of dollars – in search-related advertising. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says it […]

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US Probes Google’s Business Practices

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. government has launched an investigation into whether the Internet search engine Google is using its dominance to promote its products while blocking competitors. Google controls more than 65 percent of web searches worldwide and earns most of its money — billions of dollars — in search-related advertising The U.S, Federal Trade Commission is […]

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U.S. Investigating Indian Company’s Use of Visas

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities are investigating reports that a large Indian technology company misused short-term business visitor visas to send low-cost workers from India for long-term work in the United States. The allegations against Infosys Technologies were first raised in a lawsuit earlier this year by one of the company’s U.S. managers, Jack Palmer. He charged that […]

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PNG Acting Leader’s Son is Questioned in Death of Woman

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Papua New Guinea are questioning the son of acting Prime Minister Sam Abal in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at Mr. Abal’s home of in the capital of Port Moresby. Police say Mr. Abal’s son Teo was detained for questioning Wednesday. He was seen entering the compound […]

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Woman’s Body Found at Home of PNG Acting Leader

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Papua New Guinea are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found at the home of acting Prime Minister Sam Abal in the capital of Port Moresby. In a statement carried by local news outlets, Mr. Abal says “all family members living with me are immediate suspects” and pledges to cooperate […]

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