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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo speaks during a high speed internet event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – A group of 10 Republican U.S. senators on Tuesday urged Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to direct …

Technology from a Boston based company called Viken, can scan for illicit drugs and find them in seconds.   The technology can scan things like bags, tires, cars, and like an x-ray can see where the drugs are inside the item.   CEO and President of Viken, Jim Ryan, said the tool can help law …

The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise. Washington, U.S. January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced four bills on Friday aimed at reining in the power of the tech giants, with one potentially leading to their break-up. Two of the bills address the issue of …

NEW YORK, Jun 11, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD) between June 15, 2020 and April 4, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Period”) of the important June 18, 2021 lead plaintiff deadline. SO WHAT: If you purchased Acadia securities during …

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, along with the Austin Police Department, is investigating what they are calling a “suspicious death” Saturday morning. The incident took place early in the morning just after 1 a.m. when Austin Police officers were called to a home at 110 12th Street NE. The BCA is conducting the investigation …

Over 1,000 Australians died as a result of a traffic crash in the past year, with speed being a factor in around 20-40% of crashes. Historically, many of the attempts to convince drivers to obey road rules have relied on strategies that highlight the risks associated with the offence. However, findings from a Queensland-based study …

The May 17 agreement between A360 Media LLC and the FEC characterized the $150,000 payment to model Karen McDougal as an illegal corporate campaign contribution. Federal law prohibits companies from making contributions to candidate committees. A spokesman for A360 Media and David Pecker, the former chief executive of American Media Inc., didn’t have an immediate …

The Public Utilities Commission yesterday officially approved the settlement under which Jeremey Frost of Fearless Grain Marketing will pay a $20,000 for illegally purchasing grain without a license. But Frost couldn’t let the settlement go without making more excuses for his lawbreaking: Commissioner Gary Hanson questioned why the Onida man continued to buy grain from …

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine the American Jobs Plan, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., April 20, 2021. Oliver Contreras/Pool via REUTERS U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Monday a proposed $52 billion boost in U.S. government funding for semiconductor production and research could result …

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have great potentials to bring revolutionary changes to legal practice. AI can be used to draw insights from past judicial decisions to predict future outcomes. In the criminal justice system, one essential aspect is sentencing. Much attention has been placed on how AI informs decisions about …