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New Proud Boys indictment adds Syracuse man to US Capitol conspiracy case

New Proud Boys indictment adds Syracuse man to US Capitol conspiracy case

The Justice Department has added a third person to a major federal criminal case that accuses members of the Proud Boys of breaking into the US Capitol on January 6. Matthew Greene of Syracuse, New York, is charged with seven crimes related to the insurrection. Prosecutors say he was with two others who pushed past…MORE

Companies are crucial to solving the climate crisis. 75% are falling short

Companies are crucial to solving the climate crisis. 75% are falling short

Less than a quarter of the world’s big public companies are doing their part to address the climate crisis, according to new research highlighting the shortcomings of corporate climate pledges. In an analysis published on Thursday, sustainable finance firm Arabesque assigned companies in 14 of the world’s largest stock indexes a “temperature score” based on…MORE

Ohio’s Republican governor announces police reform bill

Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that a police reform bill is in the works, one of several police reform efforts underway nationwide in the wake of Tuesday’s conviction of a former Minneapolis Police officer in the murder of George Floyd. The bill is expected to be introduced “within the next few days,” DeWine…MORE

Chronic leadership problems have plagued oversight of DHS inspector general’s office, GAO finds

Chronic leadership problems have plagued oversight of DHS inspector general’s office, GAO finds

Management and operational challenges plagued the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General for years, hurting its ability to effectively carry out its oversight mission, according to preliminary findings from the Government Accountability Office. Reports had to be recalled, allegations of improper conduct were leveled against senior leadership, and there has been frequent leadership…MORE

FDA report details flaws at Emergent facility making Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine

FDA report details flaws at Emergent facility making Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that new production of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine remains paused at the Emergent BioSolutions facility where millions of potential doses were contaminated, and the agency and the company are working through a list of potential quality issues. The FDA’s inspection of Emergent’s Bayview facility in Baltimore…MORE

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