Malaysian police raid Deloitte office over 1MDB scandal

Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources said. Investigators seized documents and records related to the firm’s dealings with 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), one of the sources said. Deloitte confirmed that… Read More Malaysian police raid Deloitte office over 1MDB scandal

U.S. releases American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh

John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said. Lindh, who was 20 years old when he was captured, was released amid concerns about his rehabilitation. Lindh, now 38, left the prison… Read More U.S. releases American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh

Dozens dead as armed group attack villages in Central African Republic

An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack on Tuesday in Central African Republic, a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group’s leader to give up the perpetrators to the authorities. The attack was the most deadly since 14 armed groups agreed a peace deal in February that was meant to bring… Read More Dozens dead as armed group attack villages in Central African Republic

Workers groups file twenty-five sexual harassment lawsuits against McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up. The new charges and lawsuits against one of the world’s most recognizable brands were announced on Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union, the labor group Fight for $15, and the… Read More Workers groups file twenty-five sexual harassment lawsuits against McDonald’s

French widow files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 in March killed all 157 passengers and crew aboard and followed the death in October of… Read More French widow files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Google suspends business with Huawei following U.S. blacklist

Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world. Holders… Read More Google suspends business with Huawei following U.S. blacklist