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Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the U.S. Air National Guard, who was arrested by the FBI over his alleged involvement in leaks online of classified documents, poses for a selfie at an unidentified location.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 1, 2024
Pentagon leak defendant Jack Teixeira to plead guilty
The material allegedly leaked by Teixeira included highly sensitive U.S. military assessments, including on the war in Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden answers reporters questions as he departs for Camp David from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on Dec. 23.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 28, 2023
With vote ahead, Biden trails Trump's pace of judicial appointments
Ahead of the 2024 election, Senate Democrats are pledging to stay focused on confirming Biden's judicial nominees and adding to the 166 already approved.
Much of the focus on Meta stemmed from a whistleblower's release of documents in 2021 that showed the company knew Instagram, which began as a photo-sharing app, was addictive and worsened body image issues for some teen girls.
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 25, 2023
Lawsuits against Meta in 33 states claim Instagram harms children
Children have long been an appealing demographic for businesses, which hope to attract them as consumers at ages when they may be more impressionable.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 23, 2022
Meta to pay $725 million in Cambridge Analytica scandal settlement
Facebook's parent company admitted no wrongdoing, saying in a statement that settling was 'in the best interest of our community and shareholders.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 11, 2022
U.S. judge declares Biden's student debt relief plan unlawful
Biden's plan has been the subject of several lawsuits by conservative state attorneys general and legal groups
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 12, 2021
U.S. court clears way for extradition of Ghosn's alleged escape plotters
Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, were arrested in May after being charged with helping the former Nissan boss flee Japan.
EDITORIALS
May 19, 2011
Tepco compensation plan
The government on May 13 decided on the overall framework of a scheme to help Tokyo Electric Power Co. compensate people who have suffered losses from the accidents at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

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