The story behind the assassination of a Maltese investigative journalist

A Reuters investigation, in collaboration with more than 15 other media groups, sheds new light on journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s car bomb assassination in October 2017. The investigation pieces together in detail key elements of the plot to kill her. This story is the first in the Daphne Project, an investigation coordinated by Forbidden Stories,…

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Bryant to be set free following Herald-Tribune investigation

After spending about nine years in prison, Andre Bryant is being released. In 2006, Bryant was given 30 years after being convicted of robbing a deputy’s wife and her children at gunpoint. Bryant was the subject of an investigation by the Herald-Tribune that was published in September 2014. The investigation looked into evidence used to…

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Extra Extra Monday: Buffett’s mobile-home trap, Rolling Stone’s UVA failures, women incarcerated

City doesn’t track return on incentives | Cincinnati Enquirer When the Enquirer asked Cincinnati about $250 million in incentives granted to business and developers since 2008 and how return on that massive investment is tracked, city officials couldn’t provide answers. The newspaper’s reporters then created and scoured a database of seven years’ worth of deals…

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Extra Extra Monday: Injury-leave program, secret service fumbles, the cost of rape

Blacks disproportionately arrested for marijuana possession in Pinellas, Hillsborough counties | Tampa Bay Times Black people in Pinellas and Hillsborough are at least six times as likely to be arrested for marijuana possession as white people. It’s not because of who smokes pot and who doesn’t. Racial disparities in pot possession arrests is not a new…

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Relatives of China’s top leaders held secretive offshore companies

The International Consortium of International Journalists found that “Close relatives of China’s top leaders have held secretive offshore companies in tax havens that helped shroud the Communist elite’s wealth, a leaked cache of documents reveals.” ICIJ has been working since 2012 to analyze about 2.5 million leaked offshore records. The latest installment digs into documents…

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