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JOHOR BARU: Seven Road Transport Department (JPJ) personnel under investigation for corruption have been remanded for seven days by a magistrate’s court here. Johor Baru magistrate’s court Assistant Registrar Nurmadiana Mamat issued the remand order against the suspects on Monday (Feb 22). The case is being investigated under Section 18 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors on Monday to look into “substantial” allegations of voting irregularities but urged them not to pursue “fanciful or far fetched claims.” Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump’s campaign filed a lawsuit to block Pennsylvania officials from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s state victory. “I
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – A senior U.S. official called on Saturday for a “thorough, transparent and credible” investigation into this month’s Beirut port blast that killed 172 people and injured 6,000. “We can never go back to an era in which anything goes at the port or the borders of Lebanon that had to contribute to
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WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors accused Britain’s Prince Andrew on Monday of evading their efforts to question him over his contacts with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, but lawyers for the prince accused them of seeking publicity rather than his help. U.S. investigators want to interview Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, about his friendship with
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross poses near rocket models during an interview with Reuters in his office at the U.S. Department of Commerce building in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation into whether imports of vanadium, a
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FILE PHOTO: A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children’s privacy. In their letter,
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FILE PHOTO: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during his farewell ceremony at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A key figure behind the U.S. investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week before a Republican-led
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and the State Department did not provide an “adequate response” to lawmakers’ requests for documents related to the firing of the department’s inspector general, a congressional aide said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department Inspector General Steve Linick departs after briefing House and Senate Intelligence committees at the
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr awaits the arrival of President Donald Trump to addresses the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he does not expect a Justice Department review of the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump’s move to oust the State Department’s internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against any oversight of his administration. Trump announced the planned removal of Inspector General Steve Linick in a letter to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces the start of proceedings on Wednesday that could lead to his impeachment after criticism of his handling of an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding soccer’s governing body FIFA. FILE PHOTO: Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber gives a statement after his re-election in the Swiss Federal Assembly
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FILE PHOTO: A worker from the city’s center for disease control and prevention draws blood from a man to conduct a test for antibodies against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Suifenhe, a city bordering Russia in China’s Heilongjiang province, April 16, 2020. REUTERS/Huizhong Wu SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China “resolutely opposes” any international inquiry into the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) over Amazon (AMZN.O) after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” Known as Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, the cloud computing contract
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FILE PHOTO: Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson arrives to testify at a House Intelligence Committee closed-door hearing on a whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump notified Congress on Friday that he is firing
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TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) – A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed last week due to the coronavirus, said he played a key role in securing the support of a former Olympics powerbroker suspected by French prosecutors of taking bribes to help
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Mitt Romney, the lone Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump of abuse of power following his impeachment, said on Thursday a Senate Republican investigation of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden appeared politically motivated. U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) walks to board an elevator the U.S. Capitol ahead of
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