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But in a victory for Cohen, Wood did order the government to create a database of what was taken from Cohen and share it with his legal team, according to ... A "taint team" is a separate team of prosecutors tapped to take a first pass at seized documents to filter out those that are subject to ...
U.S. President Donald Trump's request to review documents seized from his lawyer would set a "dangerous precedent" that might hinder future ... Prosecutors want a separate group of government lawyers to review the material first and determine what's covered by the attorney-client privilege. "In the ...
A government watchdog agency concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal laws in spending more than $43,000 to install a ... The EPA spent more than $43,000 to install a "secure phone booth" in Pruitt's office last year, according to agency documents obtained by ...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has refused to release a document that, according to sources, likely shows that an aide to Gov. ... The move may bring into question Koike's pledge to improve access to public documents as well as the assembly's role of providing a check against the governor.
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's request to review documents seized from his lawyer would set a "dangerous precedent" that might hinder ... Prosecutors want a separate group of government lawyers to review the material first and determine what's covered by the attorney-client privilege.
Following an FBI raid on his home, hotel room and office, President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen filed for a temporary restraining order from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to prevent federal investigators from reviewing material seized in the raid. Cohen is ...
Paxton that records could be kept secret if their release would put the government or businesses at a competitive disadvantage. .... Though the ruling hasn't been invoked much yet, open records activists say it could allow governments to farm out more public work to outside agencies while skirting the open ...
The cross-party House of Commons Science and Technology Committee (STC) has just published its report on “Brexit, science and innovation.” It is a dispiriting, sometimes shocking, and, in a characteristically British way, rather angry document. The government, it implies, is failing dismally to safeguard ...
Wisconsin's open government laws were meant to strengthen our democracy by ensuring an informed electorate. But sometimes transparency is ... Krug and Brostoff should stop stalling and move into the 21st century by releasing electronic copies of government documents. And when La Crosse County ...
The same goes for public records. inewsource works often with primary documents from government agencies, but even the information in those documents can be wrong. We check elements ... Then, the reporter must prove to the colleague that each fact is true by producing the primary document behind it.
The criticism comes about a week after Trump-appointed FBI Director Christopher Wray assigned 54 FBI staff to work from 8 a.m. to midnight collecting and reviewing documents requested by various congressional investigations. The president could expedite the release of the documents on his own by ...
The ministry admitted last month it had falsified its documents on the heavily discounted sale of government land to Moritomo Gakuen, a nationalistic school operator with ties to Abe's wife, Akie, raising the question of whether Abe or his wife or other politicians played any role in the falsification. Koji Yano ...
The 24 primary sources chosen for study in AP U.S. Government and Politics represent some of the most important documents in American history. For this reason, it is ... Before you enroll in AP U.S. Government and Politics for the next school year, review these updates to the course. Doing so will help you ...
There is clearly a compelling case for a wholesale review of the government's management of public documents based on this basic principle. ... Any decision to destroy a state secrets document designated to be preserved for more than one year has to be checked by both the Inspector General for Public ...

The nonprofit works with local governments to review how documents are stored, including temperature, humidity and the amount of ultraviolet light, said preservation specialist Gillian Marcus. ... It wasn't until 1720 that — at the urging of the Colony of New York — a formal town government was established.
New government rules for managing public documents took effect Sunday, the first day of fiscal 2018, obliging agencies and ministries to start adopting them even as the Moritomo document-tampering scandal spurs calls for further measures. Among other things, the new rules call for administrative ...
In February 2017, Laura Silber of Open Society Foundations reportedly condemned “illiberal governments” in the Balkans, such as Macedonia, Albania and Romania, for working against the Soros NGOs (Non-Government Organizations). In Romania, in March 2017, the leader of the governing party ...
In the circular, he revealed that in defiance of the rules in force, government institutions and companies' confidential document and information were regularly disclosed to an unauthorized public. He further informed that because of the vulgarization of the internet and new electronic communication tools, ...
The district has also failed to monitor for a host of contamination, including asbestos, according to the court document. But Beaverhead ... There were also failures to produce a consumer confidence report telling its customers of the issue and failures to monitor, according to court documents. McGinley said ...
A few weeks ago the Treasury Department published the most important 256-page document that you've probably never heard of—the annual Financial Report ... Ink Run Amok,” legendary Washington Post columnist David Broder called this publicly-released document “one of the most secretive documents in Washington.
According to ECHO's Form 990, a tax-exemption document every non-profit completes for the government, from 2014 to 2016, TenBarge's salary at ECHO Housing increased from $59,387 to $67,708 to $76,250 dollars per year. On page 6, a question asks if the salary for an agency's leader is reviewed and ...
Media groups and the U.S. government later intervened in the case, which discussed issues surrounding government data practices, a constitutional right to privacy, and property rights of FBI files. Per the judge's Thursday order, Stearns County must return some tens of thousands of documents that ...
Pages of briefing notes provided to Heritage Minister Melanie Joly over the course of 2017 detail how certain governments around the world have required foreign-based streaming services to register with the government in order to collect and pay taxes, rather than imposing new taxes on the services.
Trump Campaign Aide Talked Frequently With Alleged Russian Ex-Spy, Documents Say ... The court document says Gates had frequent phone calls in September and October 2016 -- weeks before the November election -- with the Russian man, who the document says the FBI believes had active links to ...
The advocates maintain that the existence of the “Race Paper,” and other documents confirm that the government has used targeted surveillance on many Black activists and organizers. The groups also said the document will confirm there was a violation by the government regarding the basic activity of ...
It turns out that the Government has produced altered versions of at least some of the material, the defines says. It appears that the Government deleted entire portions of text from original documents without making it clear on the face of the document that any alteration was applied. Moreover, the ...
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has charged a former Minneapolis FBI agent with leaking confidential documents to a news organization, ... after the Intercept posted a redacted U.S. intelligence document that involved Russian government efforts to use hacking techniques against employees of a ...
Emails released Tuesday following a CNN Freedom of Information Act request show conversations between Ivanka Trump's private attorney and the Office of Government Ethics that polices the White House. It's not clear from the emails who first raised questions about the book, but the exchanges in the ...
The suit, under the Freedom of Information Act, says U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has provided only a small fraction of the documents in holds from 2012 onward on the Border Patrol's treatment of immigrants who may have been eligible for asylum. Asylum requires proof that an immigrant ...
He denied any connection between the powerful personnel body and the Finance Ministry's falsification of public documents related to the nationalist school ... In the document falsification scandal, the Finance Ministry deleted the name of Akie Abe and related descriptions from some of the papers on ...
NAGOYA – Documents have been found showing that review panels at three prefectural governments authorized the forced sterilization of people from the ... by the central government in 1953, discussions on whether to approve sterilization should be carried out “promptly,” and simple document screening ...
WASHINGTON — Once-secret U.S. government documents show that Western powers have quietly worried for more than a decade about the mysterious and deadly ... A State Department document dated June 20, 2006 — labeled “SECRET” and sent to unknown recipients — followed a meeting of the group in Paris days ...
His predicament is shared by Elijah Wangila, an indigenous Kenyan who lives without an ID card and has never applied for the mandatory document, even ... Moreover, she notes, the governments of host countries for refugees do not necessary issue identity documents, but instead provide temporary ...
Politico received documents from the Project On Government Oversight that show Zinke used a security detail on a two-week wedding anniversary ... The inspector general office issued a memo in November showing Zinke has failed to properly document his travel, which stymied the agency's probe.
A Magistrate Court 18 sitting in Abuja has sentenced a civil servant, Aminu Maru, to one year in prison for leaking sensitive government documents. The court, however, gave Mr. Maru the option of paying a fine of N100,000. The conviction followed his guilty plea on Tuesday. Mr. Maru was a staff of the ...
The bill would hold government agencies accountable for failing to properly document individuals' criminal histories in the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System. As of Tuesday, Cornyn's office said, the legislation had 77 co-sponsors in the Senate. “The calls from the American people to ...
OSAKA – Internal documents related to the government's so-called secret funds have revealed that some 90 percent of such expenditures were disbursed without receipts under the discretion of chief Cabinet secretaries, a lawyers' group said Tuesday. The documents mark the first public release of details ...
In response, the government released a trove of documents including emails, reports and memos showing that FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have been tracking the activities of people involved with Black Lives Matter since the Ferguson uprisings, even issuing memos to on the nonexistent ...
Tokyo, March 12 (Jiji Press)—Following the Japanese Ministry of Finance's recognition on Monday of alterations to documents related to a controversial state land sale to private school operator Moritomo Gakuen, experts in related areas warned of a deepening crisis of public trust in the government.
Japan's Finance Ministry acknowledged Monday that it doctored documents in a widening scandal linked to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife that has rattled ... It said one document originally noted that the school operator was involved with a powerful pro-Abe political lobby, Nippon Kaigi, of which Abe was ...
The Department of Social Services has confirmed it lost government documents for several days containing the personal details of its employees, including security clearances, that were stored in a filing cabinet sold to a second-hand furniture store. The documents were found by a Canberra resident, who ...
A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur, Kurian Joseph and Deepak Gupta said this when the ministry of women and child development (MWCD) came up with an over 700-page document. "Why do you file such a big affidavit," the bench asked the counsel representing the Centre. To this, the counsel ...
As a result of the new policy, government lawyers will no longer be able to rely on guidance documents, or noncompliance with guidance documents, ... the January 2018 memorandum explains that a party's noncompliance with an agency guidance document should not establish that the party violated the ...
Melanie Ann Pustay, the OIP director, told reporters following the portal's launch that the new FOIA.gov benefits both the people filing requests for government documents and the FOIA officers who process them. “Given the diverse universe of agencies and offices, and the high number of FOIA requests, we ...
Anti-Brexit campaigners have seized on a bleak Whitehall assessment of the economic impact of leaving the European Union, published following a battle over government secrecy. MPs voted in January for the document to be released in full, but its publication was resisted by the Brexit secretary, David ...
The document states the service was running out of The Oaks building, opened in 1982, which was in a “very old condition” and the layout did not meet care needs. The Weatherill Government considered privatising the service in 2016, according to leaked documents. “This building has reached its end of ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the government rather than fund the Gateway Tunnel project, according to a published ... Trump said he would veto legislation funding the government through Sept. ... Transportation Department documents reflected the 50-50 split.


 

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