Jul 18, 3:00 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Evan Niu 07/18/19 AT 12:18 AM It's been nearly two months since the U.S. Federal Trade Commission scored a landmark victory against Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) in its antitrust suit against the mobile chip giant. That loss has massive implications for Qualcomm's business model, as federal Judge Lucy Koh had ordered the company to renegotiate many of its licensing agreements and change many of its fundamental business practices, but it was always clear that the legal process would be protracted. Qualcomm secured an approval to expedite its appeal last week.The U.S. Department of Justice is now asking the courts to pause the case.Three agencies come to Qualcomm's defenseThe DOJ has filed an amicus brief asking a federal appeals court to delay enforcement of Koh's decision, citing potential national security concerns while … [Read more...] about Department Of Justice Wants To Pause Qualcomm Ruling
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close Video Trump names Army Secretary Mark Esper acting secretary of defense after Patrick Shanahan withdraws from role President Trump tweets that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will not go forward with his confirmation and is being replaced by Secretary of the Army Mark Esper; Jennifer Griffin has the details. Army Secretary Mark Esper was named the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination. Before his appointment, Esper acted as the 23rd Secretary of the United States Army since Nov. 17, 2017. His duties included the recruitment, organization, training, equipping and care of 1.4 million active duty, National Guard, Reserve Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians and their families, according to his Pentagon biography. TRUMP PUTS ARMY SECRETARY IN CHARGE OF PENTAGON AS SHANAHAN DROPS OUT OF CONTENTION FOR SECDEF Esper graduated from the United States Military … [Read more...] about Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick?
Feb 05, 6:23 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Juliana Rose Pignataro @julie_pignataro 01/12/18 AT 6:26 PM A Department of Defense police chief was arrested for indecent exposure in Virginia this week. Chad Tearne, 41, is the police chief for the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, was charged with two counts of indecent exposure, according to WTVR-TV.The Defense Logistics Agency is part of the Department of Defense. Tearne joined as chief in January 2016, according to the website. He retired from the military in October 2016 and said he hoped to “develop a more community oriented police force.”The incident in question reportedly occurred in October in the parking lot of a grocery store, authorities said. Few specifics about the alleged crime were released. Tearne was released on $1,600 bond.“This is a sensitive case,” said Hanover Sheriff’s Sgt. James … [Read more...] about Who Is Chad Tearne? Department Of Defense Police Chief Arrested For Indecent Exposure
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will take over as acting secretary on Jan. 1 to cover the accelerated departure of Jim Mattis, President Trump said Sunday in a tweet. (U.S. Army / Monica King) President Trump on Sunday said deputy defense secretary Patrick Shanahan will take over as acting secretary of the department on Jan. 1 to cover the accelerated departure of Jim Mattis -- after a string of disagreements between Trump and Mattis. “I am pleased to announce that our very talented Deputy Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, will assume the title of Acting Secretary of Defense starting January 1, 2019,” Trump wrote on Twitter Sunday morning. ”Patrick has a long list of accomplishments while serving as Deputy, & previously Boeing. He will be great!” Read on for a look at five things you should know about Shanahan. His role is unusual. Lt. Col. Joseph Buccino, a spokesman for Shanahan, said the former Boeing Co. executive will … [Read more...] about Who is Patrick Shanahan? A look at Trump’s new acting secretary of defense
David Jesse Detroit Free Press Published 12:53 PM EST Nov 16, 2018 Morgan McCaul knows what impact Betsy DeVos' proposed overhaul of campus sexual assault investigations would have on victims. In mid-January, McCaul went to a podium in a mid-Michigan courtroom and faced Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor who sexually assaulted her and hundreds of other female athletes over decades. It was incredibly stressful and traumatic, she says. But Nassar, or his lawyers, couldn't question McCaul. "I truly can’t imagine the overwhelming fear that facing him with the possibility of interrogation would bring," she told the Detroit Free Press Friday morning. "Every shred of emotion and anxiety that I felt seeing my abuser at his sentencing was under ideal circumstances. I got tremendously lucky." So when she looks at the proposed rules put forth Friday by the Department of Education, she says she knows what's behind the … [Read more...] about Sexual assault survivors pan Betsy DeVos’ rule at Depart. of Education