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Taser maker tumbles on news of SEC probe

A year after Michael Brown, the body cam business is booming Axon Enterprise, the company that makes body cameras for police officers and the Taser line of stun guns, is having its financials looked at by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock fell 6% Friday on the news. Axon disclosed in an SEC filing late Thursday that regulators were reviewing the company’s 10-K annual report from 2016 and its 10-Q filing for the first quarter of 2017. Axon used to be known as Taser. The company changed its name ...

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Mnuchin travel probe: No legal violation but White House cut corners in approving trips

See Trump’s bill you’re paying for A probe of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s use of government planes found no evidence of wrongdoing but faulted the Trump administration for cutting corners in approving the trips. “I see no violation of law in these requests and uses,” Treasury Department Inspector General Eric Thorson wrote in a report Thursday. The review, however, raised sharp questions over the process followed by the administration in justifying the use of government air travel. “Every penny we spend comes from the taxpayer,” the report stated, which reviewed ...

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Watchdog probe of Mnuchin's travel is nearly complete

Mnuchin: Plane request was about national security, not personal travel Aninvestigationinto Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s use of government jets could be completed and made public as early as Friday, an official at the Treasury Department’s inspector general office told CNN on Wednesday. This is the first time a Treasury secretary has ever been investigated by the inspector general for use of military aircraft for travel — personal or otherwise. Richard Delmar, counsel to the inspector general, told CNN the office hopes to post its report about its investigation on its ...

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Feds' probe likely to make coaches, programs very uneasy

7:31 PM ET Some of college sports’ most high-profile athletic administrators and basketball coaches, and even players and recruits, are likely to soon face pressure unlike anything they have ever encountered as a federal corruption and fraud case that was announced Tuesday expands and continues, lawyers and former federal investigators say. A harsh reality of such cases, said Guy Lewis, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, is the desire of federal investigators to determine how high up the alleged corruption and fraud go, meaning whether the ...

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NASA’s New Horizons Probe Wakes Up to Study Kuiper Belt

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. More than three and a half billion miles away, NASA’s New Horizons probe has woken up from its long slumber, ready to take on a new mission in the outer reaches of the solar system. New Horizons was launched with the intention of studying Pluto up close for the first time, but it had only a brief window of time to check out the former ninth planet. Now it’s on toward other Kuiper Belt objects ...

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NASA’s Cassini Probe Will Collide With Saturn This Friday

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’re mere days away from the end of NASA’s Cassini mission. The spacecraft has been exploring Saturn and its entourage of moons for more than a decade, but the time has come to execute the “Grand Finale.” In the early morning on Friday (September 15th), the final signals will be sent by Cassini as it falls into Saturn’s atmosphere. All the pieces are in place to track Cassini during its final maneuver, including a giant ...

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Astronomers Will Photograph Asteroid Probe During Earth Flyby

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe is currently on its way to an asteroid to do some very cool science, but it has to make a quick stop by Earth first. As the probe executes a flyby of its home planet in the next few weeks, astronomers around the world will be watching the sky to get one last look at OSIRIS-REx before it heads off to the asteroid Bennu. If you’ve got access to a telescope, you ...

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Astronomers Will Photograph Asteroid Probe During Earth Flyby

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe is currently on its way to an asteroid to do some very cool science, but it has to make a quick stop by Earth first. As the probe executes a flyby of its home planet in the next few weeks, astronomers around the world will be watching the sky to get one last look at OSIRIS-REx before it heads off to the asteroid Bennu. If you’ve got access to a telescope, you ...

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Sources: Magic focus of PG-13 tampering probe

4:13 PM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News The possibility of impermissible contact between Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and four-time All-Star Paul George is at the crux of an NBA probe into possible tampering, league sources tell ESPN. The Indiana Pacers filed tampering charges with the NBA against the Lakers, and the league issued a statement Sunday saying that a probe is underway. The Lakers are denying the allegations filed by ...

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Cassini Probe Dips Its Toes in Saturn’s Atmosphere

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Cassini probe has been studying Saturn and its moons since 2005, and it’s almost time for the spacecraft to call it a day. The probe is running low on fuel, but scientists intend to get the most out of Cassini before it’s no longer capable of doing science. Earlier this year, mission managers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) kicked off the Grand Finale, which will eventually send Cassini spiraling into the clouds of ...

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