Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers

  FTC Smells Scam With Social Media Influencers Social networking influencers for the first time Thursday, setting a new precedent: influencers need to unambiguously disclose their connections to brands and companies they are promoting. Thursday’s settlement specifically requires two YouTubers — Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Thomas “Syndicate” Cassell — to clearly disclose relationships with brands […]

Freshman Lawmaker Has Questions For Amazon

Two lawmakers are raising concerns about the most recent version of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker, which is designed especially for children. On Friday, Senator Ed Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, and Congressman Joe Barton, a Republican from Texas, sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with several questions about the new Echo Dot Kids […]

Police Officer Promotions Are For Sale In Nigeria Scam

Nigerian Police Promotion Scam The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has set up a Special Investigation Panel to probe the alleged corruption at the continuing police promotion exercise. The panel was set up, after complaints and allegations imputed To the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Misau, who had promised that […]

“Miami Rail Funds Never At Risk” Says Trump

Justice Department lawyers say Miami-Dade had nothing to fear over losing federal transportation funds if the county didn’t back President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown earlier this year, writing in a court filing that just security and crime-fighting federal aid would be withheld from “sanctuary” communities. Mayor Carlos Gimenez mentioned the Possibility of getting billions of […]

Judge agrees to delay Cosby retrial into 2018

A Montgomery County judge on Tuesday agreed to delay Bill Cosby’s Full Trial Coverage Kennedy Center rescinds Honors, Twain awards given to Bill Cosby Bill Cosby’s name removed from the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame The rift in the black community across the Cosby verdict Bill Cosby jury releases formal statement on its guilty verdict […]

Trump still hearing complaints about Charlottesville comments a week later

WASHINGTON — More than half of Americans in a recent poll opposed President Donald Trump’s comments of last Tuesday placing “blame on both sides” for the violent white supremacist march in Charlottesville earlier this month. In an ABC News/Washington Post poll released seven days after his comments, 56 percent of Americans said they opposed the […]