Didn’t get a chance to read the newspaper this morning? Don’t worry about it, these are all the stories you need to know.
Loretta Lynch Indicts 14 FIFA Officials For Racketeering, Corruption & Conspiracy
In case you didn’t notice, our Attorney General Loretta Lynch has unleashed a case that could change the dealings of FIFA, the International Federation of Football Association, forever. After charging over a dozen high-profile officials in FIFA for misconduct, now a handful have been arrested and are looking at being extradited to the U.S. from Sweden with a whopping 47 counts of fraud and money-laundering. Read more at The National Journal and Bloomberg Business.
The FCC Sets Out To Provide Affordable Internet Access For America’s Lower Class
Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is campaigning for quality broadband Internet for all Americans in his latest proposal to his fellow commissioners. The proposal details a plan for a $1.7 billion subsidy program to give cutting-edge telecommunication services to people across the nation. Wheeler is looking to offer Americans a phone service, an Internet service, or a combo of both to facilitate the country’s economic growth. Read the story at the New York Times.
Johnson & Johnson Under Fire For A Surgical Device That Spreads Cancer In Women
The FBI is cracking the whip on Johnson & Johnson after it was discovered that one of the manufacturer’s surgical devices after it was discovered that cancer cells were being spread among female patients. The FBI is asking officials what they knew about the product before it was pulled off the market in 2014. Read more about the story at the Wall Street Journal.
New Study Found That Treating HIV At Diagnosis Can Reduce Chances Of Death By 53 Percent
Scientists have made another miraculous breakthrough in research around HIV/AIDS. The study was recently ended over a year early because of the obvious benefits found in treating HIV at the time of diagnosis. Findings revealed that early treatment can reduce chances of death from HIV/AIDS by 53 percent. Read the full story at The New York Times.
Freddie Gray’s Killer Cops Want Their Trial Moved Out Of Baltimore
Once again, State Attorney Marilyn Mosby is getting pushback from the defendants in Freddie Gray’s murder trial. The cops who killed him are now asking for their trial to be moved to another venue for fear of an unfair trial, civil unrest and the immense publicity around the case. Meanwhile, an Ohio Sheriff was recently fired after comparing Baltimore protestors to the film, Planet of Apes on Twitter and the city is looking at approximately $20 million dollars in damages after protests. Read the stories at CNN, the Huffington Post and FOX News.