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On Thursday, Jeff Schenk, a Deputy U.S. Attorney and one of the top prosecutors, summed up the government’s case simply: When Theranos was nearly strapped for cash, Ms. Holmes could have let it fail. But instead she chose to defraud investors, he said. “This choice was not only insensitive, it was criminal,” said Mr. Schenk. …

Trans people in India without caste and class privileges have been made vulnerable during the pandemic. The tough and strict public health regulations put in place by the Indian government during the first phase of the pandemic resulted in a loss of livelihoods for trans people. This has led to food and housing insecurity for …

NEWS AND REVIEWS: It’s life? Host of “Fox News Sunday” Chris Wallace announced that it had left Fox News – the country’s leading cable news provider – to become a staple of CNN + – the network’s new streaming service. Mr. Wallace, CNN and Fox News made some pretty cordial statements and that’s it. The …

We live in a time of division and uncertainty. Some people say the only way forward is to fundamentally “update” our government, including basic documents like the Bill of Rights. At first glance, this might seem like a good idea. After all, the Bill of Rights amended the original Constitution by adding 10 amendments. And …

By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press St. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Normally, giving food to wild animals is considered illegal, but the dire situation in Florida with over 1,000 manatees starving to death from human-made pollution is leading authorities to consider an unprecedented diet plan. The US Fish and Wildlife Service and state environmental officials plan …

Hello. Malting kit, the Minister of Police, was on government airwaves today mainly to talk about the government’s new 10-year drug strategy. But he also became the latest minister to take on the hellish interview challenge – defending the threadbare and inconsistent Downing Street line during last year’s No.10 Christmas parties that appeared to be …

Governments around the world are worried about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, and many have restricted travel from southern Africa in response. In the absence of unequivocal laboratory data and results, a more difficult question is what they should do about it at home? Without a definitive judgment on the severity or rate of …

VSorruption is a word used nervously in the United Kingdom. We are very happy to apply it to other countries; but in Britain even critics of the status quo can be surprisingly reluctant to label our society’s narrow and often hidden flow of power and rewards as corrupt. Part of the reason is that corruption …

PARIS – A spokesperson said the French government will allow flights carrying French and European citizens from southern Africa to resume under very strict conditions from Saturday. French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said the move would lift a suspension of flights from the region for “very few” travelers that France imposed last week as a …

At the end of the month, when officials receive their payslips, a small line at the bottom of the document connects everyone – from cleaning staff to senior officials – to the richest companies in the world. These monthly deductions go to the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), the country’s largest investment fund, valued at …