News Roundup 09/25/2019

Trump Impeachment

A whistleblower complaint led to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi launching a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The inquiry comes after a phone call in which President Trump suggested Ukraine President Volodymyr investigate Joe Biden and his son.

"The actions of the Trump presidency revealed dishonorable facts of the president's betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections," Pelosi said on Tuesday. 

An outline of the phone call has since been released by the White House. 


Apple Warning

After releasing iPhone 11 and iOS 13, Apple has issued a warning concerning security and third-party keyboards. In the warning, it is explained that there is a bug in the new software that runs both iPhone and iPad which may allow third-party keyboards to be granted "full access" without users' approval. The issue can be avoided on older devices by not updating to iOS 13, but the new iPhone and iPad come with the faulty software already installed.


Melvin Gordon Returns

As reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport, the Chargers running back, who has been holding out for a better contract since training camp, will return to the team. The top-teir running back has not received a new contract, but in his return will be a free agent at the end of the season. Gordon is not expected to play in Sunday's matchup with Miami, but should be both fresh and prepared to play against the Broncos in Week 5.

FDA enlists DEA for help Investigating Vaping Effects

Last week the Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal probe in response to the illnesses and deaths caused by vaping. Going a step further, they have now asked the Drug Enforcement Agency to help investigate and enforce the tampering of e-cigarettes. 

β€œTo be clear, if we determine that someone is manufacturing or distributing illicit, adulterated products that caused illness or death for personal profit, we would consider that a criminal act,” FDA Commissioner said.


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