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Internal memo: Satya Nadella promises Microsoft HR overhaul following new sexual harassment complaints

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is pledging to take action as women at the company share a growing number of allegations of sexual harassment and …

Technology

Ex-Porsche dealer lived high life on $2.2 million he made selling fancy cars that didn't exist, feds say

A former vice president at a respected Pompano Beach Porsche dealership was jailed Tuesday, facing federal charges after he convinced customers to …

Prime Voice

<i>#VarsityBlues (continued)</i><p>College Scandal https://t.co/eUfcM3lAkO<p>— Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) April 3, 2019<p>Since the Ides of March, our …

Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin signs autographs for fans in Boston ahead of college admissions scandal court hearing

Lori Loughlin put on a happy face for fans ahead of a court hearing for her alleged role in a nationwide college admissions scandal.<p>Loughlin, 54, signed autographs and chatted with fans in Boston's Logan International Airport on Tuesday.<p>The former Hallmark Channel star also posed for photos with …

College & University

Palo Alto couple charged in college admissions scandal denies allegations of money laundering

Gregory Colburn and his wife, Amy Colburn, “completely deny” federal allegations that they paid William Rick Singer to have a proxy take the SAT for …

Student Journalism

Yale rescinds admission of student implicated in nationwide admissions scandal

After authorities charged at least 50 people, including celebrities and coaches of Division I sports, with paying or accepting bribes to help admit …

Student Journalism

USC at forefront of national college admissions scandal

USC announced it denied admission to applicants and admitted students connected to the alleged scheme. (Daily Trojan file photo)<br>Freshman Tahrima …

Student Journalism

Prime Predicament!

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College Admissions Scandal

Man stole $122m from Facebook and Google by sending them random bills, which the companies dutifully paid

Last week, Evaldas Rimasauskas of Lithuania plead guilty to US wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering charges, admitting that he …

Technology

The Dirty Secret of El Chapo’s Downfall

As the Mexican cartel leader’s trial draws to an end, one thing is clear: drug kingpins reign as long as they make their partners money. When they stop, they end up in jail.<p>It’s the trial of the century, right?<p>The satisfying third act in the dramatic rise-and-fall story of a celebrated Mob boss who …

From ‘master coach’ to a bribery probe: A college consultant who went off the rails

He offers his services as a “master coach” in a college counseling business called “The Key” that aims to help teenagers develop a “personal brand,” helping them stand out from tens of thousands of others seeking admission to elite schools.<p>A website promoting the California-based business claims …

Lithuanian man pleads guilty to scamming Google and Facebook out of $123 million

Man posed as hardware vendor to trick Google and Facebook into sending payments to his bank accounts.<p>A Lithuanian man admitted today to defrauding …

Technology

The Story of That Gambino Mob Boss's Killing Just Got a Lot Weirder

On Saturday, police in New Jersey arrested Anthony Comello, a 24-year-old who lives with his parents and might have had a thing for Frank Cali's niece.<p>Almost as soon as a powerful mob boss was shot and killed—seemingly assassinated—in front of his Staten Island home last week, the temptation to …

Ex-Pimco chief out on bond after $25 million U.S. college entrance scam exposed

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin appeared in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday to face charges of taking part in a scheme in which dozens of wealthy parents are accused of paying for their children to cheat their way into prestigious U.S. universities.<p>U.S. …

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Lori Loughlin taken into custody in college cheating scandal

Actress Lori Loughlin was released on $1-million bail Wednesday after being taken into custody as part of a sweeping college admissions corruption scandal.<p>She appeared Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Los Angeles. The court agreed that she will be allowed to continue filming in Vancouver.<p>She …

Court case centers on Native American kids in foster care

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children is facing the most significant legal challenge since it was enacted more than 40 years ago.<p>A federal judge in Texas ruled the Indian …

Treated Like a ‘Piece of Meat’: Female Veterans Endure Harassment at the V.A.

WASHINGTON — Corey Foster spent her Army career caring for wounded troops, both as a flight medic in the Iraq war and at Walter Reed hospital, so she looked forward to one of the most celebrated benefits of military service — health care for life from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Then she …

The Pentagon Blew $22 Million of Taxpayer Money on Lobster Tail Last Year

In the same period, government agencies also spent $17,118 on “various sweet sauces” including honey and white chocolate sauce.<p>On Monday, President Donald Trump released his $4.7 trillion budget proposal, one that unsurprisingly asks for $8.6 billion to construct a wall on the southern border of …

Elite college cheating scandal arrests 'the tip of the iceberg:' Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz

Famed Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said a nationwide college admission cheating scandal will go down as one of the “great scandals of the 21st Century” and that Tuesday’s news is just the “tip of the iceberg.” <br>“This is the worst scandal involving elite universities in the history of the …

Harvard Law School

A Silicon Valley investor is implicated in a college admissions scandal

“The way the world works these days is unbelievable.”<p>One of Silicon Valley’s most prominent private equity investors — and one of the tech sector’s leading proponents of how to invest ethically and for social impact —has been forced out of his firm in the wake of the explosive college admissions …

Tech Industry

College Admissions Scandal: Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged

A teenage girl who did not play soccer magically became a star soccer recruit at Yale. Cost to her parents: $1.2 million.<p>A high school boy eager to enroll at the University of Southern California was falsely deemed to have a learning disability so he could take his standardized test with a …

'Colony of hell': Amazon employee suicide threats tied to ‘dehumanizing’ workplace conditions at warehouses

Newly revealed recordings show dozens of emergency calls made from Amazon warehouses for employees threatening suicide — and many of them blamed …

A professor is accused of stealing a student's invention to make millions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The University of Missouri-Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against a former professor, alleging that he stole and sold his graduate student's research for $1.5 million.<p>The suit, filed this week, says Ashim Mitra swiped a "groundbreaking" drug formulation from the student and stands to gain …

Bill Baroni, former N.J. official convicted in Bridgegate case, gets 18 months in prison

Bill Baroni, the aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who was convicted in the Bridgegate case in 2016, was sentenced to 18 months in …

The hidden liar inside us: embracing and growing from our inner conflict

I was reading in Cafe Think when one of my favorite professors sat down in front of me. We chatted for awhile and he suddenly asked, “So, Raina, was …

Celebrities, Politicians React to Jussie Smollett Arrest: ‘This Story Is Pathetic’

Following the arrest of Jussie Smollett on Thursday, with the “Empire” star facing charges of filing a false police report and disorderly conduct …

Empire’s actor Jussie Smollett arrested for filing false report

<i>Empire’</i> actor Jussie Smollett was arrested early Thursday, accused of falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime attack in …

230,000 Died in a Dam Collapse That China Kept Secret for Years

Workers stood along the top of Banqiao Dam, some 150 feet above the valley’s floor, desperately trying to repair its crest as rain from Typhoon Nina …

Saudi Arabia defends app that allows men to monitor wives, daughters

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia on Saturday defended a mobile app that allows men in the kingdom to track female relatives after rights groups …