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Yesterday β€” October 19th 2018Your RSS feeds

StarKist to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Face $100 Million Fine

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

The Justice Department said the company admitted to its role in a conspiracy to manipulate the price of canned and ready-to-eat tuna.

Justice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions’s Approach

By KATIE BENNER

The attorney general was so determined to implement his agenda that he ignored dissent and warnings that he would lose some cases in court, interviews show.

Catholic Dioceses in Pennsylvania Face Federal Inquiry Into Sexual Abuse

By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON and ELIZABETH DIAS

Dioceses across the state said Thursday that they had received federal grand jury subpoenas.

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Art Review: Female Artists Strip Rape of Its β€˜Heroic’ Underpinnings

By JILLIAN STEINHAUER

At John Jay College, contemporary art-makers find a new way to talk about sexual assault. They focus on aftermath and feelings, rather than flesh or spectacle.

Poland attacks EU’s Gazprom deal in court

By Georgi Gotev

Poland's state-run gas firm PGNiG said on Tuesday (16 October) it filed a complaint with the EU's top court against a controversial deal by the European Commission to settle an anti-trust case against Gazprom, the Kremlin-backed energy giant.

Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors targeted by new work requirements

By Georgi Gotev

Romanian prosecutors said they feared for their jobs and the rule of law after a new government ordinance increasing the years of professional experience required of them was published Tuesday (16 October).

Why a Private Landowner Is Fighting to Keep the Homeless on His Property

By MITCH SMITH

Officials in Akron, Ohio, want to shut down an encampment that sprung up on private land, saying that while the effort might be altruistic, it’s also a zoning violation.

Complaints of Voter Suppression Loom Over Georgia Governor’s Race

By ASTEAD W. HERNDON

The Republican candidate, who is also the secretary of state, defended his office after a report that registrations for more than 50,000 voters had been placed on a “pending” list.

Former Top F.B.I. Lawyer Says Rosenstein Was Serious About Taping Trump

By NICHOLAS FANDOS and ADAM GOLDMAN

Congressional testimony by James A. Baker, then the bureau’s general counsel, shows that F.B.I. leaders weighed the ramifications of Rod J. Rosenstein’s suggestion before rejecting it.

Chinese Officer Is Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges of Economic Espionage

By KATIE BENNER

The Chinese intelligence official was arrested in Belgium and brought to the United States, an escalation of the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on Chinese spying.

Why Is Israel Scared of This Young American?

By BRET STEPHENS and BARI WEISS

Societies that bar their critics aren’t protecting themselves. They are advertising their weakness.

Dutch climate change ambition is insufficient, court confirms

By Sam Morgan

A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday (9 October) instructed the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions at a faster rate than planned, meaning they will have to be 25% below 1990 levels by the end of this decade.

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