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

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

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

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

Judge rules for Elon Musk in $13 billion lawsuit over Tesla-SolarCity deal

Judge rules for Elon Musk in  billion lawsuit over Tesla-SolarCity deal

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk did not unjustly enrich himself when he guided the electric vehicle maker in 2016 to acquire SolarCity Corp, where Musk was chairman and the largest shareholder, a Delaware judge ruled on Wednesday. Tesla (TSLA) shareholders had accused Musk of coercing Tesla (TSLA)’s board into buying SolarCity, a struggling rooftop … Read more

During court testimony, Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted with social media posts advocating violence against Democrats

During court testimony, Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted with social media posts advocating violence against Democrats

CNN — Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia was confronted in court on Friday over past social media posts advocating violence against Democrats. At the hearing in Atlanta, to determine if Greene is constitutionally barred from running for re-election because of her alleged role in the January 6 insurrection, the congresswoman repeatedly said she … Read more

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

CNN — As the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court has ignited a discussion about the historic lack of diversity on the nation’s highest court, her ancestry has also renewed focus on the absence of Black judges on the federal judicial’s lower courts. Of the 3,852 people who have been confirmed as … Read more

The mystery gap in Trump phone logs has many possible explanations

The mystery gap in Trump phone logs has many possible explanations

Washington CNN — In the seven hours during which White House records show no phone calls to or from then-President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, among the calls that are conspicuously absent is one Trump made to then-Vice President Mike Pence that morning from the Oval Office. While the call is not specifically noted … Read more

Trial for ISIS member accused in deaths of several Americans gets underway

Trial for ISIS member accused in deaths of several Americans gets underway

CNN — The trial of an ISIS fighter accused of assisting in the kidnapping, torture and death of several Americans, Europeans and other foreign nationals from 2012 to 2015 began Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia, with opening statements from each side. El Shafee Elsheikh, raised in London, is accused of being a member of a group … Read more