U.S. apparel watchdog probes Jockey’s Indian partner after human rights abuse allegations

A top apparel industry watchdog has launched an investigation into underwear maker Jockey International’s Indian partner Page Industries Ltd following allegations of human rights abuses at one of its factories. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New Season … Read more…

House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Trump wanted aid to Ukraine frozen until it helped on probes of political rivals: New York Times

U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Reuters: … Read more…

Alphabet’s Board Probes Company’s Handling of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct

Google’s parent Alphabet is investigating how the company has managed sexual harassment and misconduct claims, some of which have targeted its own executives. The company’s board created an independent subcommittee to oversee the investigation. David Drummond, Alphabet’s chief legal officer, … Read more…

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla’s Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts

Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal crashes linked to the system earlier this year. Energy BEST LOAN UPDATE: Fast Funding. Lower Interest. More Personal. Up … Read more…

House Panel Probes White House Plan To Build Nuclear Reactors In Saudi Arabia

The House of Representatives’ Oversight and Reforms Committee has launched an investigation into White House efforts to transfer sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, so that they can build nuclear reactors across the kingdom. Tuesday, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, … Read more…