The Sift -> House Ethics committee opens Conyers probe

The Sift -> House Ethics committee opens Conyers probe

Here’s what we’re Sifting for Wednesday, Nov. 22
Doctor to gymnasts pleads guilty to sexual abuse
A doctor charged with molesting seven girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday. Larry Nassar, 54, faces at least 25 years in prison. … MORE
Uber comes clean about massive data hack
Uber acknowledged on Tuesday it covered up a year-old hacking attack that compromised the personal information of more than 57 million riders and drivers. … MORE
House Ethics committee opens Conyers probe
The House Ethics Committee opened an investigation Tuesday into Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., based on a report claiming he sexually harassed his staff and used taxpayer funds for a settlement to cover it up. … MORE
Partridge Family heartthrob David Cassidy dies
David Cassidy, the teen heartthrob of the 1970s, diedTuesday in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hospital. He was 67. …MORE
Bosnian ex-military chief sentenced to life for genocide
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslaviaon Wednesday sentenced Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic to life in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the Bosnian War from 1992 to 1995. … MORE
U.S. Navy plane crashes into the Pacific
The U.S. Navy said it had recovered eight of 11 passengers aboard a Navy transport plane that crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday afternoon. … MORE
Lebanese prime minister suspends resignation
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday said he is putting his resignation on hold. Hariri shocked the nation by announcing his resignation three weeks ago, plunging the country into political turmoil. … MORE
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