Samsung Board Chairman to Stay Despite Indictment for Alleged Labour Union Sabotage

Samsung Electronics Co’s said on Friday its chairman of the board, Lee Sang-hoon, will continue in his role despite an indictment for allegedly sabotaging labour union activities. Seoul prosecutors have accused Lee of involvement in a company-wide operation to dismantle a union at Samsung’s after-service unit between 2013 and 2016 when he was chief finance officer. The indictment of Lee and other company officials on Thursday is another headache for the tech giant whose vice chairman Jay Y. Lee, the heir to the Samsung Group, is appealing a conviction for bribery…

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Trump Cites ‘Nazi Germany’, Rejects Dossier on Alleged Russia Dealings

MOSCOW — The Russian government denied unverified reports that it has compromising information about Donald Trump, dismissing the claims as a “total hoax” on Wednesday. Two U.S. officials told NBC News that briefing materials prepared for Trump included damaging allegations, which have not been verified by American intelligence agencies, about his dealings with Russians. A dossier published by BuzzFeed includes claims that the Russian government has been cultivating, supporting and assisting Trump for five years — even obtaining compromising information in an effort to blackmail him. The document has not…

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Justice Dept. seeks custody of ‘pit bull-type dogs’ from alleged dogfighting ring

— The Department of Justice filed a civil forfeiture complaint to obtain six dogs involved in an alleged interstate dogfighting ring. The animals, described in a Justice Department statement as “six pit bull-type dogs,” were seized June 1 during a search of a Westville, N.J., home owned by Justin Love, 36. Love was arrested and charged with violating the Animal Welfare Act, a felony charge aimed at those who train dogs to fight. A conviction can bring up to five years imprisonment, and the law includes a provision by which…

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