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Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally - documents

Oct 25 2021

Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters. | Video

Special Report-After Floyd's killing, Minneapolis police retreated, data shows

Sep 13 2021

MINNEAPOLIS Bullets crashed through the walls of Brandy Earthman’s house on Minneapolis’ north side one evening this summer. The shots sheared through the door of the living room where her children were playing. One severed a bone in her 19-year-old son’s arm.

Collapsed Florida tower faced years of scrutiny

Jun 29 2021

The condominium tower that collapsed near Miami in the early hours of June 24, killing at least 11 people and leaving dozens more missing in the ruins, had faced years of scrutiny over its deteriorating condition.

U.S. Capitol Police officer died of natural causes after attack -medical examiner

Apr 19 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Washington, D.C.'s chief medical examiner on Monday ruled that a Capitol Police officer died of natural causes following multiple strokes after the attack on the Capitol, a finding that will make it harder for prosecutors to charge anyone with his murder. | Video

U.S. sues Trump ally Roger Stone, alleging he owes about $2 million in unpaid taxes

Apr 16 2021

(Reuters) -The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday sued Roger Stone, saying the close ally of former President Donald Trump owes about $2 million in unpaid federal income taxes, according to a court document seen by Reuters.

Exclusive: U.S. investigations into cartels paralyzed by standoff with Mexico

Mar 30 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. efforts to battle powerful drug cartels from inside Mexico have ground to a halt since January as strained relations between the two countries have frozen attempts to corral drug kingpins, according to current and former senior officials in both nations.

Two charged for pepper-spraying police officer who died after assault on U.S. Capitol

Mar 15 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Monday charged two men with pepper-spraying three Capitol Police officers, one of whom later died, during the Jan. 6 assault on Congress by Donald Trump supporters trying to overturn his election defeat. | Video

U.S. suspends federal agent who joined crowd outside Capitol during rampage, lawyer says

Mar 03 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has suspended an agent who was outside the Capitol when a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the building, his lawyer said, in the first known case of authorities examining the conduct of a fellow federal agent during the deadly riot.

Proud Boys member in latest wave of arrests over U.S. Capitol riots

Jan 20 2021

WASHINGTON The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Florida-based member of the right-wing Proud Boys group on charges of storming the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago in a crowd of Donald Trump supporters challenging his election defeat, the Justice Department said. | Video

Fauci says 100 million vaccinations in 100 days 'absolutely a doable thing'

Jan 17 2021

WASHINGTON President-elect Joe Biden's goal of delivering 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine within the first 100 days of his presidency "is absolutely a doable thing," Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Sunday.

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