Law Enforcement

(UK) PM hosts first Cabinet meeting

Prime Minster David Cameron has chaired the first meeting of his new coalition Cabinet.

Secretary-General announces new UN chief of protocol


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed today Desmond Parker of Trinidad and Tobago as the top official for protocol at the United Nations.

The U.S. House Committee Approves Comprehensive Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Aging passed a tax relief bill on March 19 that enhances tax relief for businesses and low-income families, and includes double-taxation relief for Taiwan and the United States. This will further strengthen the economic and trade partnership between Taiwan and the United States.

New York Times in Legal Battle with AI Pioneer OpenAI and Microsoft

The New York Times sued OpenAI and Microsoft for copyright infringement, mainly because AI training requires a large amount of data, and the two defendant companies used New York Times news data for AI learning without permission or payment, which may then be used to generate other news content. The New York Times is seeking billions of dollars in damages and the removal of AI models from chatbots trained on New York Times data.

Former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter Passes Away at the Age of 96

Former U.S. President Rosalynn Carter passed away a few days ago (19th) at the age of 96. The former first lady was known as an outspoken advocate for mental health, women's rights and human rights. Her death was mourned by President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, among others.

Discontent with Spanish Prime Minister's Pardon for Separatists: 170,000 People March in Madrid

Discontent with Spanish Prime Minister's Pardon for Separatists: 170,000 People March in Madrid

The Spanish Prime Minister, Mr. Sánchez, has granted an "amnesty" to Catalan independents in exchange for a second term in parliament, sparking an outcry from the right. Protests and clashes broke out in front of the Socialist Labor Party (PL), which he leads, and 170,000 people demonstrated in Madrid on the 18th.

Mississippi Landman Sentenced to Prison for Submitting False Corporate Tax Return

A Mississippi man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for filing a false corporate income tax return on behalf of his oil and gas leasing business.

South Carolina Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

A South Carolina woman was sentenced to 37 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the United States by preparing and filing false tax returns, on August 3.

Maryland Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Employment and Other Tax Crimes

Did Not Pay At Least $2.8 Million in Withholdings Owed to the IRS

A Maryland restaurant owner pleaded guilty today to willful failure to account for and pay over employment taxes and to filing a false personal tax return.

Georgia Bar and Restaurant Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

A Georgia man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for evading taxes in connection with his ownership of multiple bars and a restaurant in Georgia, as well as beer sales at a music festival.