Trump Organization found guilty in US tax fraud trial | Donald Trump News

Trump Organization found guilty in US tax fraud trial |  Donald Trump News

Donald Trump’s real estate company has been convicted of carrying out a 15-year-long criminal scheme to defraud tax authorities, adding to the legal woes facing the former United States president as he campaigns for the office again in 2024. The Trump Organization — which operates hotels, golf courses, and other real estate around the world … Read more

US Supreme Court hears arguments challenging LGBTQ rights law | LGBTQ News

US Supreme Court hears arguments challenging LGBTQ rights law |  LGBTQ News

The United States Supreme Court’s conservative majority has signaled sympathy towards an evangelical Christian web designer whose business refuses to provide services for same-sex marriages. The case pits LGBTQ rights against a claim that freedom of speech exempts artists from anti-discrimination laws. On Monday, the justices heard more than two hours of spirited arguments in … Read more

US Supreme Court hears arguments challenging LGBTQ rights law | LGBTQ News

US Supreme Court hears arguments challenging LGBTQ rights law |  LGBTQ News

The United States Supreme Court’s conservative majority has signaled sympathy towards an evangelical Christian web designer whose business refuses to provide services for same-sex marriages. The case pits LGBTQ rights against a claim that freedom of speech exempts artists from anti-discrimination laws. On Monday, the justices heard more than two hours of spirited arguments in … Read more

US Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ on democracy

US Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ on democracy

The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to … Read more

Toronto police announce results of online child exploitation investigation

Toronto police announce results of online child exploitation investigation

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 11:30 am members of the Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit, Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) section, will release the local results of Project Maverick. More than 100 people have been charged following a massive province-wide investigation into online child exploitation, the Ontario police announced Wednesday. The month-long initiative, completed in … Read more

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice

Nearly 40 years after the high-profile murders of two Toronto women, police announced they arrested and charged a man with the 1983 murders of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour — the latest cold case to be cracked using genetic genealogy. Toronto police chief James Ramer announced Monday morning that Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, … Read more

Swedish activists, including Greta Thunberg, sue state alleging climate policies violate human rights

Swedish activists, including Greta Thunberg, sue state alleging climate policies violate human rights

Hundreds of activists — including Greta Thunberg — have marched through the Swedish capital to file a lawsuit against the Swedish state for what they say is insufficient climate action. Key points: Climate activists want a court to determine if Sweden has violated human rights with its climate policies Hundreds of young people under the … Read more

Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

The police officer who killed distressed teen Sammy Yatim on a Toronto streetcar nearly a decade ago is making a last-minute effort to have the shooting considered a “suicide by cop” at a coroner’s inquest, a move blasted as “outrageous” and “distasteful ” by a succession of lawyers at a special hearing Wednesday. A long-awaited … Read more

Scottish independence referendum denied on grounds the Scots no more oppressed than Quebeckers

Scottish independence referendum denied on grounds the Scots no more oppressed than Quebeckers

A Scottish independence supporter with the flag of Scotland outside the Supreme Court in London on Nov. 23.JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images The UK’s highest court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Scottish Parliament cannot hold a second independence referendum – without the consent of the British government – ​​citing grounds that the Scots are no more oppressed … Read more

Supreme Court approves handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

Supreme Court approves handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

Former US president Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Nov. 18.Rebecca Blackwell/The Associated Press The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the imminent handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight. The court, with no noted dissents, rejected Mr. Trump’s … Read more