Alex Jones’ company files for bankruptcy amid Texas trial to award damages to Sandy Hook families

Alex Jones’ company files for bankruptcy amid Texas trial to award damages to Sandy Hook families

New York CNN Business — Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ primary company filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, an unexpected move that comes as a trial is underway in Texas to determine how much in damages he will have to pay the families of two Sandy Hook victims who sued and won a default judgment … Read more

Langley Canada shooting: 2 dead, 2 injured in shootings outside Vancouver, police say

Langley Canada shooting: 2 dead, 2 injured in shootings outside Vancouver, police say

CNN — Two people were killed and two injured in a series of shootings early Monday in Langley, near Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, police said. The four victims were shot at multiple shooting scenes, Chief Superintendent Ghalib Bhayani of the Lower Mainland District Royal Canadian Mounted Police said at a news conference Monday. Police … Read more

Tesla subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets…again

Tesla subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets…again

New York CNN Business — The Securities and Exchange Commission apparently isn’t done with Elon Musk and his tweets quite yet. Tesla (TSLA) disclosed in a quarterly regulatory filing Monday that it received a new subpoena from the SEC on June 13, related to “our governance processes around compliance with the SEC settlement.” That settlement, … Read more

Montrose, Colorado: A former funeral home operator pleads guilty to stealing human remains and selling them, prosecutors say

Montrose, Colorado: A former funeral home operator pleads guilty to stealing human remains and selling them, prosecutors say

CNN — A former Colorado funeral home operator has pleaded guilty to stealing and then selling hundreds of human bodies or body parts to people who were buying the remains for scientific, medical or educational purposes, according to prosecutors. Megan Hess, 45, admitted Tuesday to one count of mail fraud and aiding and abetting, according … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell: Prosecutors recommend Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend be sentenced to 30 to 55 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell: Prosecutors recommend Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend be sentenced to 30 to 55 years in prison

CNN — Federal prosecutors asked a judge in a court filing Wednesday to sentence Ghislaine Maxwell to 30 to 55 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor and other charges related to a sprawling conspiracy to abuse young girls with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. “Maxwell was an adult who made his own choices. … Read more

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

London CNN — Several of the United States’ Western allies responded with anger and dismay after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, condemning the decision as “horrific,” “appalling” and “a big step backwards.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the move “clearly has a massive impact on people’s thinking around the world,” … Read more

Surfside condo collapse: Judge approves billion-dollar settlement 1 year after 98 people were killed

Surfside condo collapse: Judge approves billion-dollar settlement 1 year after 98 people were killed

CNN — On the eve of the one-year anniversary of a catastrophic condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, a judge approved an approximately $1 billion settlement for those impacted by the disaster that killed 98 people, an attorney for the plaintiffs confirmed Thursday. The judge’s decision finalizes an attempted settlement that was reached last month between … Read more

Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

CNN — A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged after he allegedly assaulted two men following an NHL playoff game at Madison Square Garden this week, the New York City Police Department told CNN. Around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, following the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning game, police said two men got into a … Read more

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

CNN — In South Carolina and Texas, victims were shot at a high school graduation party. In Kentucky, funeral goers were hit outside a church. Multiple shooters sprayed a crowd with bullets in Philadelphia. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, shots rank out at a nightclub. Just America going about its normal business this weekend under the deadly … Read more

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

Washington CNN — The volume of investigations involving former President Donald Trump, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and the finances of the Trump Organization is staggering. Here’s an updated list of notable investigations and lawsuits and latest developments: Public hearings will begin on June 9 … Read more