CBS NEWS - WASHINGTON BUREAU INTELLIGENCE MATTERS - VICKI HUDDLESTONINTERVIEW WITH VICKI HUDDLESTONCORRESPONDENT: MICHAEL MORELLPRODUCER: OLIVIA GAZISMEDIA ID: IMHUDDLESTON.MP3MICHAEL MORELL:Vicki, welcome to the show. It is great to have you on Intelligence Matters. VICKI HUDDLESTON:I'm delighted to be here. Thank you, Michael.MICHAEL MORELL:So, Vicki, I want our listeners to know that in every job that you had in government, you were a great partner to the C.I.A. And I want people to know that your book, Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat's Chronicle of Our Long Struggle With Castro's Cuba, is absolutely terrific.VICKI HUDDLESTON:Wow, thank you.MICHAEL MORELL: And people should get on Amazon and order it. It's a great read I think for anybody interested in the State Department, anybody interested in diplomacy, and certainly anybody interested in Cuba. I'd love to start, Vicki, by taking you back to Havana when you led the U.S. intersection there, now the U.S. Embassy. And at one point, … [Read more...] about Transcript: Vicki Huddleston talks with Michael Morell on “Intelligence Matters”
Money settlement of punitive damages cases
By Nico Savidge | [email protected] and Angela Ruggiero | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 6, 2019 at 5:21 am | UPDATED: February 6, 2019 at 5:53 am The former head of an Alameda County anti-poverty agency is suing the county and a slate of local government officials for $20 million, alleging they targeted her and her husband in a “politically motivated criminal prosecution” over misspent federal grant money. Nanette Dillard, the former executive director of the now-defunct Alameda County Associated Community Action Program, and Paul Daniels, her husband who also worked for the agency, filed the federal lawsuit Monday. In 2012, county prosecutors filed 10 criminal counts against Dillard and Daniels, alleging they inappropriately covered some operating expenses of their agency with more than $400,000 from a federal grant meant to help encourage people of limited means to save money. By last spring, however, almost none … [Read more...] about Former anti-poverty agency leader suing Alameda County for $20 million
JC Reindl Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Jan 23, 2019 A startup tech company that recently won a $740-million jury verdict in Texas state court against a Detroit-based title company affiliated with Quicken Loans is now going after a bigger target — Quicken Loans itself — claiming in a federal suit that the mortgage-lending giant also is responsible for the trade secrets theft and must pay up. The title company is Amrock, formerly known as Title Source, and a sister company of Quicken Loans. “These companies are operated together as alter egos, and so it ultimately is not only going to be (Amrock) that will be liable to pay the $700 million to $800 million, it will also be Quicken Loans," Max Tribble, a Texas-based lawyer for the startup, said in a phone interview last week. "We are confident that both companies have the money to satisfy the judgement in full." Amrock says it is appealing the … [Read more...] about Startup wants Quicken Loans to pay $740M in lawsuit
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: “I can’t get in.” 911 operator: “Let me get you into Somerville. You’re outside?” Laura: “Mm-hm.” 911 operator: “Are you in the parking lot?” Laura: “Yeah.” 911 operator: “Are you in a vehicle?” Laura: “No. I’m just outside it.” 911 operator: “At the door?” Laura: “Asthma. Asthma.” 911 operator: “Are you … [Read more...] about Laura Levis died outside a Boston-area ER. The doors were locked. Why?