Rudy Giuliani told by prosecutors he is a target in Georgia 2020 presidential election probe

Rudy Giuliani told by prosecutors he is a target in Georgia 2020 presidential election probe

CNN — Rudy Giuliani has been told by prosecutors in Georgia that he is a target of the special purpose grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies violated the law in their efforts to flip the 2020 election results in Georgia. A prosecutor from the Fulton County District Attorney’s office called … Read more

Report: $1.9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year

Report: .9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year

New York CNN Business — A staggering $1.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in hacks of various services in the first seven months of this year, marking a 60% increase from the same period in the year prior, according to a report released Tuesday from blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. The surge comes even as … Read more

Son of the suspect in killings of 2 Muslim men ordered to remain in custody on a federal charge of making false statements

Son of the suspect in killings of 2 Muslim men ordered to remain in custody on a federal charge of making false statements

CNN — The son of a man suspected of killing at least two men in a recent spate of killings that terrorized Albuquerque, New Mexico, was ordered Monday to remain in federal custody on a charge tied to his father’s case. Shaheen Syed, son of Muhammad Syed, faces a federal charge of knowingly making false … Read more

How Iran exploited Rushdie’s Satanic Verses

How Iran exploited Rushdie’s Satanic Verses

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. CNN — Nearly 10 years after he was driven underground, Salman Rushdie believed he was free. The author had been living under heavy security and highest secrecy … Read more

‘Rust’ film set shooting: Weapon could not be fired without pulling the trigger, FBI forensic testing finds

‘Rust’ film set shooting: Weapon could not be fired without pulling the trigger, FBI forensic testing finds

CNN — FBI testing of the gun used in the fatal shooting on the movie set of “Rust” found that the weapon handled by actor Alec Baldwin could not be fired without pulling the trigger while the gun was cocked, according to a newly released forensics report. Baldwin had the gun while rehearsing a scene … Read more

Haiti violence: Gangs gain the upper hand in war with police

Haiti violence: Gangs gain the upper hand in war with police

Port au Prince, Haiti CNN — The rounds bounced off the armored vehicle, as police carried a limp civilian to the sidewalk – another victim of the brutal, daily shootings that plague the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and the surrounding area. Here, inside the gang-held territory of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti’s SWAT team has driven into a gunfight … Read more

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

How the Uvalde families and law enforcement experts reacted to the leaked school video

How the Uvalde families and law enforcement experts reacted to the leaked school video

CNN — The response from the families of the Uvalde massacre victims was of anger and outrage, the reaction from law enforcement experts was that of astonishment and dismay. It followed the release Tuesday by a Texas newspaper of leaked surveillance video from inside the school, days ahead of when officials said they planned to … 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