Conflicts of Interest

Democrats seek probe of Trump conflicts of interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic members of the House oversight committee are asking the Republican chairman to begin a serious investigation into President Donald Trump's conflicts of interest.<p>They also want to subpoena the Trump Organization for documents requested months ago.<p>The letter was sent to …

Donald Trump

Judge to consider again whether girl's convicted murderer deserves new trial because lawyer represented BPD officers in another infamous case

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered hearings to determine whether a man convicted of killing 10-year-old Trina Persad in a Roxbury park in 2002 …

Boston

Mobile charging ban draws flak

The Public Health Ministry is facing heavy criticism for banning all staff from charging personal mobile phones at work, part of a long list of …

Mobile

Negative Google Reviews from Former Employees Are Now Against Guidelines

Google has updated its Google My Business review guidelines with more specific information about conflicts of interest.<p>According to Google’s new …

Employment

Google Maps No Longer Lets You Post Negative Reviews About Your Crappy Job

Google has updated its Maps policies to ban certain business reviews left by former employees. In a new section of the Google Maps “User Contributed …

Google

Litecoin Creator Sells Off Holdings Citing 'Conflict of Interest'

The creator of litecoin has sold off all his holdings in the cryptocurrency, citing a perceived conflict of interest.<p>Writing in a Reddit post this …

Cryptocurrency

Gowdy Slams Allegedly ‘Unbiased’ Special Counsel [VIDEO]

Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy aggressively questioned the presence of a special counsel in the Russia investigation while questioning Deputy …

Trey Gowdy

Special prosecutor appointed after lawmaker accused of bringing gun to DIA

ting a conflict of interest, the Denver District Attorney's Office announced Monday that a special prosecutor has been appointed in wake of …

Nigerian SEC chief being probed for alleged conflicts of interest - government source

LAGOS, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The head of the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is being investigated for alleged conflicts of interest and awarding of contracts to private companies related to him, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday.<p>The source said Director General Mounir …

Nigeria

Trump’s Judicial Picks Are Literally Right-Wing Bloggers

The president is remaking the federal judiciary in his own image: angry white men who are mad online.<p>Turns out, Donald Trump’s federal judge nominees …

Judges bribery case: Supreme Court is creating a dangerous aura of arrogant infallibility around itself

The matter that is commonly becoming known as the 'judges bribery case' took another turn on Tuesday as a three-judge bench dismissed Kamini …

Judiciary

De Blasio’s Corrections Commissioner Fined for Misusing City Car

Acting Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann was among nine DOC officials who were fined by the New York City Conflicts of Interest …

Corruption

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Earlier this year we began inviting public relations staff to submit their draft health care news releases to us for critiquing prior to publication. …

Health Care

Jeff Sessions: I'm not going to appoint a special counsel for Hillary just because my party wants me to

The frustration is palpable in his response to Jim Jordan, although it’s not Jordan who’s the cause of that frustration. We all know who is. POTUS …

Government

Who questions the judiciary? SC says conflict of interest no ground for asking for CJI's recusal, no FIR can be filed against sitting judges

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was "highly improper" to allege conflict of interest to seek recusal of the Chief Justice of India …

India

Extremely Inexperienced Judicial Nominee Forgot to Mention He's Married to a White House Lawyer

Brett Talley, an attorney President Trump nominated to a lifetime federal judgeship in Alabama, has never tried a case in a grand total of three …

U.S. Politics

Democratic Sen. Feinstein says judicial nominee has conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says a nominee to an Alabama federal judgeship has made a "glaring omission" by failing to disclose to the Senate that his wife works as a White House lawyer and has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>California …

U.S. Politics

Trump federal judge nominee is married to a White House lawyer

In the section headed "Potential Conflicts of Interest," the Senate asked Talley to "identify the family members or other persons ... that are likely …

Brisbane

For The Love of Cricket, Need to End This ‘Conflict of Interest’!

Conflict of interest is currently the buzzword in Indian cricket circles.<p>It was a concept that gained currency thanks to the mess that followed the …

Cricket

Gambhir’s DDCA Appointment Under Conflict of Interest Scanner

Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s inclusion as a government nominee in the Delhi & District Cricket Association's (DDCA) Managing Committee came …

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Nov 13

Nov 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for …

Canada

Finance Minister Bill Morneau being investigated for involvement in Bill C-27 by ethics commissioner

The office of the ethics commissioner is investigating Finance Minister Bill Morneau for his involvement in Bill C-27.<p>Bill C-27, which hasn’t gotten …

Canadian News

Poroshenko appoints 25 judges accused of graft, unlawful rulings to Supreme Court

President Petro Poroshenko has signed the credentials of 113 new Supreme Court judges, Poroshenko’s Deputy Chief of Staff Oleksiy Filatov told …

Ukraine

Palaszczuk spruiks regional job focus

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has hit back at accusations she's put her job above those of regional Queenslanders by opting to veto a loan to Adani, …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Take all extreme scientific claims with a pinch of salt, expert warns

Reports of scientific research into e-cigarettes should be approached with caution – especially if they appear stridently either pro or anti – one of …

Research

Editorial: RM councillors must understand conflict of interest

The provincial ombudsman who looks into issues with the governance of rural municipalities has raised real cause for concern.<p>Mary McFadyen took …

Canadian News

Online reviews are a mess

Yelp doesn’t get the best reviews these days.<p>Check the company’s own business page on its website, and you’ll find a laundry list of single-star …

Marketing

Andrew: RFU-clubs conflict of interest persists

8:00 AM GMT<p>Rob Andrew was once employed by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to maintain peace with Premiership Rugby, but he has warned that the …

Rugby Union

NDP to impose conflict of interest rules on public agencies

The Alberta government introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to quash conflicts of interest in public agencies by limiting gifts and forcing …

Canadian News

Grant recipients can still give objective advice

The US environment agency should not ban researchers it funds from its advisory boards.<p>Scott Pruitt, administrator of the US Environmental Protection …

Climate