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Citing a BuzzFeed News article on Thursday, lawyers for five defendants in the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer are seeking information about an FBI agent with a previously undisclosed relationship with a cybersecurity firm. The article revealed that Special Agent Jayson Chambers is the registered owner of an “Internet intelligence company” called …

A group of Afghans who worked for The New York Times, along with their families, landed safely early Wednesday – not in New York or Washington, but at Mexico City’s Benito Juárez International Airport. The arrival of the 24 families was the latest stage in a heartbreaking escape from Kabul. And Mexico’s role in rescuing …

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, Greece, Nikos Dendias, and Israel, Yair Lapid, on Friday affirmed in Jerusalem the close ties of their countries, based on shared values. Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias noted that the whole region is experiencing “extremely worrying developments” in recent times, namely religious fanaticism and spoke of an “arc of fundamentalism” …

The Union of Academic Staff of Universities has advised the federal government to protect the University of Jos from attacks and killings of its staff and students before the school next reopens. The Union made the request in a statement on Sunday following a breach of security in Jos and other parts of Plateau state …

The federal government has announced plans to create proof of vaccination for international travel by early fall. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said this afternoon that Ottawa was working with the provinces – which hold the immunization data – to develop consistent benchmarks. The minister said the government is also working with other countries to recognize …

ST. LOUIS— Emily Breedlove joined the St. Louis Development Corporation as the first Executive Director of TechSTL. She is responsible for launching the regional initiative to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by taking advantage of technological opportunities and making innovation more inclusive in the MSA St. Louis. As the founder of 6x technology, Breedlove brings over …

A man walks through a single-family home neighborhood in Los Angeles last week. The CDC announced a new temporary deportation ban a few days after the previous one expired. // AFP via Getty Images, Frédéric J. Brown For many Americans, COVID-19 has turned their lives upside down: they lost their jobs, and with it, the …

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican government on Wednesday sued U.S. arms manufacturers and distributors in U.S. federal court, arguing that their negligent and illegal business practices sparked massive bloodshed in Mexico. The unusual lawsuit was filed in US federal court in Boston. Among those prosecuted are some of the biggest names in guns, including: …

McCarter & English Welcomes Michael Maitland and Expands Government Affairs Practice to DC Former Chief of Staff of U.S. Representative Donald Norcross joins the Practice of Government Affairs in DC Washington, DC, August XX, 2021 – McCarter & English, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael J. Maitland, formerly Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative …

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A former technology coordinator who worked for the Blue Ridge Community School District in Farmer, City, Ill., Joshua Raymer, 45, was sentenced on July 22, 2021 to 30 months in federal prison, followed by a three-year supervised release sentence, in connection with a scheme that defrauded the district of approximately $ 336,276 …