Alex Jones must pay full $45.2 million in damages, Texas judge rules

Alex Jones must pay full .2 million in damages, Texas judge rules

London CNN Business — Alex Jones has lost a bid to water down the nearly $50 million damages award handed down by a jury earlier this year over the Infowars host’s false claims about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Texas Judge Maya Guerra Gamble on Tuesday ruled that Jones should pay the $45.2 million … Read more

Judge sets October 2023 trial for New York attorney general’s $250 million lawsuit against Trump

Judge sets October 2023 trial for New York attorney general’s 0 million lawsuit against Trump

New York CNN — A New York state judge set an October 2023 trial date for the New York attorney general’s $250 million lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, his eldest children and the Trump Organization, just as the presidential election gets underway. Judge Arthur Engoron set the trial for October 2, 2023, and laid … Read more

Biden granddaughter’s wedding offers youthful spin for president turning 80

Biden granddaughter’s wedding offers youthful spin for president turning 80

CNN — President Joe Biden is turning 80 this weekend, but the big bash at the White House is for an entirely different and more youthful occasion. Naomi Biden, Biden’s oldest granddaughter, married Peter Neal on the White House South Lawn on Saturday. One day following the nuptials, Biden will mark his spot in American … Read more

Former lawyer who threw a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle during a police brutality protest has been sentenced to 15 months in prison

Former lawyer who threw a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle during a police brutality protest has been sentenced to 15 months in prison

CNN — A US District Judge has sentenced a former lawyer to 15 months in prison after she made a Molotov cocktail and threw it at an empty New York Police Department vehicle during an anti-Brooklyn police brutality protest in 2020. Urooj Rahman, 34, was sentenced on Friday by Judge Brian Cogan after pleading guilty … Read more

Daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s is revealed to the world in first public appearance

Daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s is revealed to the world in first public appearance

Seoul, South Korea CNN — The daughter of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, was revealed to the world in a first confirmed public appearance on Friday, state media KCNA reported. Pictures shared by the state agency show his daughter standing next to the leader in a white puffer jacket, holding Kim’s hand, as they … Read more

Shipping giant Maersk settles lawsuit filed by student allegedly raped at sea

Shipping giant Maersk settles lawsuit filed by student allegedly raped at sea

CNN — Shipping giant Maersk has settled a lawsuit filed by a former US Merchant Marine Academy student who says she was raped while working on the company’s ship when she was 19 years old. The company’s US subsidiary Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announced the settlement with USMMA graduate Hope Hicks for an undisclosed amount … Read more

Allen Weisselberg: Form Trump Org. CFO toes line of allegiances while testifying under plea deal condition

Allen Weisselberg: Form Trump Org.  CFO toes line of allegiances while testifying under plea deal condition

CNN — Former CFO Allen Weisselberg appeared visibly pulled in his Friday testimony between allegiance to his employer and needing to cooperate with prosecutors to satisfy his plea agreement in the criminal trial of the Trump Organization. The defense attorneys challenged him to that effect several times Friday morning, and attorney Susan Necheles briefly grilled … Read more

Judge throws out Mary Trump’s lawsuit against Donald Trump, saying her claim was barred by prior agreements

Judge throws out Mary Trump’s lawsuit against Donald Trump, saying her claim was barred by prior agreements

CNN — A New York judge threw out Mary Trump’s lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, saying her claims are barred by an earlier settlement she reached more than 20 years ago. Mary Trump, the former president’s niece, had alleged in the lawsuit that she was defrauded of millions of dollars in a 2001 family … Read more

Judge dismisses Michael Cohen retaliation lawsuit against Trump

Judge dismisses Michael Cohen retaliation lawsuit against Trump

CNN — A federal judge dismissed Michael Cohen’s retaliation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump and others alleging he was sent back to prison because he was outspokenly critical of the ex-president. District Judge Lewis Liman was empathetic to Cohen’s position but said Supreme Court precedent bars him from allowing the case to move forward. … Read more

Wagner Group boss Yevgeny Prigozhin applauds murder of former fighter

Wagner Group boss Yevgeny Prigozhin applauds murder of former fighter

CNN — Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, whose Wagner Group is heavily involved in the fighting in Ukraine, has applauded a video in which a former member of the group is brutally murdered. The video surfaced over the weekend on the Gray Zone Telegram channel, which frequently showcases the activities of mercenary fighters of the Wagner … Read more