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Ex-Director Pleads Guilty in Mississippi Welfare Fraud Case

Ex-Director Pleads Guilty in Mississippi Welfare Fraud Case

A former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to new federal charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S. — part of the largest public corruption case in the state’s history.Read more

Press Release: Artificial Intelligence Company to Expand Headquarters in Virginia

Press Release: Artificial Intelligence Company to Expand Headquarters in Virginia

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Enabled Intelligence, Inc., a provider of secure and accurate data labeling services to enable artificial intelligence applications, will invest $1.4 million to expand its headquarters in Fairfax County. The company will add over 10,000 square feet of classified and unclassified office space to its operations located at 6400 Arlington Boulevard in Falls Church in order to increase capacity. The project will create 117 new jobs.Read more

High Inflation in Sight, Fed to Signal More Rate Hikes Ahead

High Inflation in Sight, Fed to Signal More Rate Hikes Ahead

Last month, when Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke at an economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he issued a blunt warning: The Fed’s drive to curb inflation by aggressively raising interest rates, he said, would “bring some pain” for Americans.Read more

Biden: Russia ‘Shamelessly Violated’ UN Charter in Ukraine

Biden: Russia ‘Shamelessly Violated’ UN Charter in Ukraine

President Joe Biden declared at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he summoned nations around the globe to stand firm in backing the Ukrainian resistance.Read more

‘Serial’ Case: Adnan Syed Released, Conviction Tossed

‘Serial’ Case: Adnan Syed Released, Conviction Tossed

A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed’s conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial,” a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and revolutionized the genre.Read more

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

The White House will become a concert venue Friday evening when Elton John performs. The event is called “A Night When Hope and History Rhyme,” a reference to a poem by Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.Read more

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