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Former Netflix engineer and accomplice sentenced to prison for insider trading

Former Netflix engineer and accomplice sentenced to prison for insider trading

A former Netflix software engineer and his best friend were sentenced Friday for securities fraud, the US Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Washington announced. Their roles in an insider trading ring illegally generated more than $3 million, US attorney Nick Brown said. Sung Mo Jun, 49, was sentenced to two years in prison…MORE

Justice Department charges 2 men alleged to have marched with Proud Boys on January 6 and led charge at US Capitol
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Justice Department charges 2 men alleged to have marched with Proud Boys on January 6 and led charge at US Capitol

Federal prosecutors have accused two men of having ties to a Proud Boys leader and being among the first to breach the police line near the US Capitol on January 6. James Haffner, 53, of South Dakota and Ronald Loehrke, 30, of Georgia were arrested and charged this week with a felony for obstructing police…MORE

Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket and more ‘Happy Days’ memorabilia
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Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket and more ‘Happy Days’ memorabilia

Aaay! Who wants the Fonz’s leather jacket? “Happy Days” star Henry Winkler is auctioning off a treasure trove of costumes, props and other memorabilia from his acting career, on December 8 in the “TCM Presents … Hollywood Cool” sale at Bonhams auction house in Los Angeles. TCM is part of Warner Media, CNN’s parent company.…MORE

One person is dead after an accidental shooting at a 911 dispatch center in Kentucky

One person is dead after an accidental shooting at a 911 dispatch center in Kentucky

A 911 dispatcher in Kentucky died after a gun was accidentally discharged at a dispatch center on Friday. Kentucky State Police received a call around 1 a.m. from the Bell County Sheriff’s Department regarding two dispatchers in the Bell County 911 Center, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. The incident occurred when the…MORE

Biden administration still seeking return to compliance with original Iran nuclear deal while preparing for world without it
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Biden administration still seeking return to compliance with original Iran nuclear deal while preparing for world without it

The Biden administration is still seeking a return to mutual compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran but is “preparing for a world in which there is no return” to the landmark agreement, a senior State Department official said Saturday. The official’s bleak assessment following the latest round of talks in Vienna echoed strong…MORE

Texas police officer ‘hero’ shot to death while responding to disturbance

Texas police officer ‘hero’ shot to death while responding to disturbance

A police officer has died from gunshot wounds he sustained while responding to a disturbance in Mesquite, Texas, authorities said. At 1:40 p.m. Friday, officers were dispatched to a disturbance near a grocery store at the 1500 block of S. Beltline Road, police said. “During the course of the investigation, the officer was shot, and…MORE

A plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen’s Houston mega-church
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A plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen’s Houston mega-church

A plumber doing repair work at pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church found hundreds of envelopes of cash and checks hidden in a wall that police think is connected to a massive 2014 theft at the Houston mega-church. Officers were called to the church on November 10 to investigate the discovery, according to a statement from…MORE

Army Col. Edward Shames, the last remaining member of World War II’s ‘Band of Brothers,’ dies at 99
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Army Col. Edward Shames, the last remaining member of World War II’s ‘Band of Brothers,’ dies at 99

Col. Edward Shames, the last surviving officer of the historic World War II parachute infantry regiment of the US Army known as Easy Company, died Friday at the age of 99. Shames “passed away peacefully at home,” said the obituary posted by the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory. During World War II, Shames “was a…MORE

Omicron variant cases identified in at least 12 states but Delta still dominates
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Omicron variant cases identified in at least 12 states but Delta still dominates

While at least 12 states have identified cases of the Omicron coronavairus variant, US health officials remain concerned about the Delta version that accounts for practically all new infections. “We now have about 86,000 cases of Covid right now in the United States being diagnosed daily, and 99.9% of them, the vast majority of them,…MORE