U.S. conducting criminal probe focused on Malaysia 1MDB’s stolen funds

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is conducting a criminal probe into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and has asked for a stay on its civil lawsuits in connection with $1.7 billion in assets allegedly bought with money stolen from the scandal-hit state fund.

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Google cancels staff meeting over fears of online harassment

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(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google on Thursday canceled a company-wide meeting scheduled to discuss the controversy over a memo opposing company diversity policies, citing concerns about attacks on employees from far-right internet commenters, according to an email from Google’s chief executive that was obtained by tech news site Recode.

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