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Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Apple on Friday revealed additional detail about subpoenas it received from the Trump administration's Department of Justice seeking data about members of the House Intelligence Committee.
Apple told TechCrunch reporter Zack Whittaker the DOJ's subpoenas sought metadata about 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses, but that it only disclosed "account subscriber information and did not provide any content such as emails or pictures."
Apple also told TechCrunch the subpoena was issued by a federal grand jury, included a gag order signed by a federal magistrate judge...
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Justice Dept., Congress probing Trump seizures of Dems' data

Justice Dept., Congress probing Trump seizures of Dems' data

7 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Justice Department's internal watchdog launched an investigation Friday after revelations that former President Donald Trump's administration secretly seized phone data from at least two House Democrats as part of an aggressive leaks probe. Democrats called the seizures "harrowing" and an abuse of power.
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Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The revelation that the US Department of Justice obtained records for at least two Democratic lawmakers - and critics of former President Donald Trump - shows the extent to which the legal system was perverted to serve the narrow partisan interests of the last administration, Michael Cohen told Insider on Friday.
The comments from the ex-president's former personal attorney came after reports that federal prosecutors had forced Apple to hand over communications data for Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, as well committee staff, and their relatives...
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New Videos Underscore The Violence Against Police At The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

New Videos Underscore The Violence Against Police At The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

In response to a motion filed by NPR and other media organizations, the Justice Department released new videos which prosecutors say show assaults on police officers at the... Read more ...

11 U.S. Mayors Commit To Developing Pilot Projects For Reparations

11 U.S. Mayors Commit To Developing Pilot Projects For Reparations

The local leaders have pledged to pay reparations to a small group of Black residents in their cities - saying they hope it'll set an example for how a nationwide program could... Read more ...

Juneteenth celebrations kick off with a side order of history

Juneteenth celebrations kick off with a side order of history

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Milwaukee's stolen car problem 'out of control' community activist says

Milwaukee's stolen car problem 'out of control' community activist says

For the second time this week, a person was killed Friday in a crash involving a stolen car. Read more ...

Joan Rivers' abandoned Hollywood-style PA mansion lists for $2.3M

Joan Rivers' abandoned Hollywood-style PA mansion lists for $2.3M

The seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was designed with all the Hollywood-style amenities in mind - and with Rivers envisioning a slice of Beverly Hills in the suburban area... Read more ...

Western heat wave hits 128 degrees in Death Valley

Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly. The record-breaking temperatures are a weather emergency... Read more ...

'Motherland: Fort Salem' cast talks new powers, old enemies in season 2

"It's a dark, crazy season." The witches are back and more powerful than ever in season 2 of "Motherland: Fort Salem." Read more ...

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Teenagers drank more than $17 billion worth of alcohol in 2016, a new study...

Experts fear that the COVID-19 pandemic has fanned the flames of underage alcohol consumption. Vincent Besnault A study found that young people in the US consumed more than $17... Read more ...

DCI investigates 'violent death' in Tama County

DCI investigates 'violent death' in Tama County

"The facts and circumstances indicated death appeared to be a violent death," said Special Agent Richard Rahn. Read more ...