Prosecutors leading New York criminal probe into Trump resign

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Two prosecutors who had been leading the Manhattan district attorney’s criminal probe into former U.S. President Donald Trump and his business practices have resigned, the district attorney’s office said on Wednesday. A woman walks past 40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, in the Manhattan borough of New York The departures of Special Counsel Carey Dunne and Mark Pomerantz came … Continue reading Prosecutors leading New York criminal probe into Trump resign

Apple iPhone factory workers ate rotten food in rat-filled dorms: investigation

Indian women assembling Apple iPhones had to survive off worm-infested food while living in rat-filled dorms without running water — all for less than $5 a day, according to a new investigation.  News of the sickening conditions at a factory with 17,000 workers comes as Apple pays out holiday bonuses of up to $180,000 to some US engineers. The situation was thrust into the public eye … Continue reading Apple iPhone factory workers ate rotten food in rat-filled dorms: investigation

3,000-year-old lost Egyptian city discovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old “lost golden city” in Egypt — the “largest” ever found there and the most important find since the tomb of Tutankhamun. The city, called “The Rise of Aten” was unearthed by a team of archeologists led by Zahi Hawass under the sand on the western bank of Luxor, about 300 miles south of Cairo. The archaeologists first excavated the site … Continue reading 3,000-year-old lost Egyptian city discovered by archaeologists

New China swine fever strains point to unlicensed vaccines

A new form of African swine fever identified in Chinese pig farms is most likely caused by illicit vaccines, industry insiders say, a fresh blow to the world’s largest pork producer, still recovering from a devastating epidemic of the virus. Two new strains of African swine fever have infected more than 1,000 sows on several farms owned by New Hope Liuhe, China’s fourth-largest producer, as … Continue reading New China swine fever strains point to unlicensed vaccines

U.S. says Capitol rioters meant to ‘capture and assassinate’ officials – filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.” Prosecutors offered that view in a filing asking a judge to detain Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man and QAnon conspiracy theorist who was famously photographed wearing … Continue reading U.S. says Capitol rioters meant to ‘capture and assassinate’ officials – filing