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In Amazon.com and Bezos victory, judge orders Pentagon to temporarily stop JEDI contract

A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered the Pentagon to temporarily halt work on the cloud computing 'JEDI' contract, in what represents a major win for Amazon.com and Jeff Bezos.

In granting Amazon.com’s request for a preliminary injunction, the court has effectively paused the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft's up-to-$10 billion cloud computing deal.

Amazon.com claimed ...

Top Mueller prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky resigns from Roger Stone case, quits DOJ ‘effective immediately’

BREAKING NEWS: Top Robert Mueller prosecutor Aaron S.J. Zelinsky resigns from the Roger Stone case, effective immediately, he tells the court in a filing.

[READ THE FILING: PDF LINK]

Zelinsky's filing includes this footnote:

"The Court is advised that the undersigned attorney has resigned effective immediately after this filing as a Special Assistant United States ...

California lawyer sold guns and ****, say feds who arrested her

A California lawyer was arrested by federal authorities who say she was also selling guns and distributing methamphetamine. Sadly, neither are covered under attorney-client privilege.

On Monday, feds arrested Orange County lawyer Melinda Romines, 41, for allegedly illegally selling firearms-- including to an undercover agent.

The Anaheim resident was charged with conspiracy to engage ...

Trump DoJ steps in to shorten Roger Stone’s prison sentence (which is yet to be announced)

BREAKING NEWS: High level Department of Justice officials are intervening to try to shorten Roger Stone’s still-unannounced prison sentence, multiple news agencies report on Tuesday.

The Department of Justice is backing away from its sentencing recommendation of between seven to nine years in prison for Trump confidant Roger Stone, a department official told the AP.

Impeached ...

Robocalls: Finally, DOJ seeks court enforcement action against telecoms for phone spam

Automated phone spam is a growing plague for anyone with a telephone, landline or cell.

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that they're trying to get court approval to take enforcement action against various telecommunications companies for their alleged role in facilitating robocalls.

As far as I can tell, this is the first time ...

Spain: Cops free 100s of dogs from illegal puppy farm, 5 people arrested

Police in Spain raided two puppy mills and rescued 270 small dogs, many of which were sick and stuffed inside cramped cages.

Five people suspected of running the illegal animal breeding and sales operation were arrested outskirts of Madrid on Thursday.

The puppy crime ring is identified as one of the largest distributors of Chihuahuas ...

‘El Chapo’ beer launched by murderous druglord’s daughter

“El Chapo” ran a global narcotics crime ring and escaped two maximum security prisons before being captured, extradited to the United States in 2017, found guilty in 2019, and sentenced to life in prison.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's daughter Alejandrina Guzman just launched a beer branded with her dad's name, because nothing matters.

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Florida man convicted of smuggling lizards from Philippines in electronics

In Tampa, Florida, a man pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to that trafficked live water monitor lizards from the Philippines to the United States.

The smugglers stuffed the creatures into socks, which were then stuffed inside electronics to be transported from the Philippines to the United States.

Here's more from the Department of Justice ...