Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Aug 5 (Reuters) – A jury in Austin, Texas, decided on Friday that US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages. read more … Read more

Evergrande offers sweetener for debt revamp as China property crisis worsens

Evergrande offers sweetener for debt revamp as China property crisis worsens

A partially removed company logo of China Evergrande Group is seen on the facade of its headquarters, near a traffic light in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China January 10, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, July 29 (Reuters) – China Evergrande Group will offer its offshore creditors asset … Read more

Alex Jones defamation trial begins over Sandy Hook shooting

Alex Jones defamation trial begins over Sandy Hook shooting

July 26 (Reuters) – US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faced the start of a jury trial on Tuesday that will decide how much he must pay the family of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre that he falsely claimed was a hoax. Jones, founder of the Infowars radio show and webcast, had … Read more

Ukraine devalues ​​hryvnia currency by 25% against US dollar

Ukraine devalues ​​hryvnia currency by 25% against US dollar

Ukrainian 500 hryvnia banknotes and a US 100 dollar banknote are seen in this picture illustration taken in kyiv, Ukraine, October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, July 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank devalued the hryvnia currency by 25% against the US dollar on Thursday to … Read more

Argentina economy minister, IMF deal architect, quits as government crisis builds

Argentina economy minister, IMF deal architect, quits as government crisis builds

Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman poses for a picture before an interview with Reuters at the Economy Ministry, in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 10, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, July 2 (Reuters) – Argentina’s economy minister Martin Guzman, the architect of a recent major debt deal … Read more

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more

Russia in “failure to pay” credit event, investor committee says

Russia in “failure to pay” credit event, investor committee says

Woman holds Russian Ruble banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK/LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) – A panel of investors on Wednesday determined Russia had triggered a credit event after it failed to pay nearly $1.9 million in interest on a sovereign … Read more

Morning Bid: Something’s off | Reuters

Morning Bid: Something’s off |  Reuters

Raindrops hang on a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. It’s the final day of trading … Read more

Alex Jones’ InfoWars files for bankruptcy in US court

Alex Jones’ InfoWars files for bankruptcy in US court

April 18 (Reuters) – Far-right wing website InfoWars on Sunday filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in the face of multiple defamation laws. Chapter 11 bankruptcy procedures put a hold on all civil litigation matters and allow companies to prepare turnaround plans while … Read more

US stops Russian bond payments in bid to raise pressure on Moscow

US stops Russian bond payments in bid to raise pressure on Moscow

Russian ruble banknotes are seen in this illustration picture shot September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – The United States stopped the Russian government on Monday from paying holders of its sovereign debt more than $600 million from reserves held at American … Read more