Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:49:52 EDT

Judge Rules Trump Committed Fraud Amid Ex-President's Denial

A judge ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump defrauded banks and insurers for years as he built his real estate empire, a charge the former president has vigorously denied, defending the Trump Organization as a "great company" that's oft-maligned by a "politically motivated ...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:48:35 EDT

Garland: DEA Seized 55M Fentanyl Pills in 2023

Attorney General Merrick Garland disclosed Tuesday at the DEA Family Summit that law enforcement agencies have seized over 55 million fentanyl pills and 9,000+ pounds of fentanyl powder this year.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:37:07 EDT

Seminar Urges Calif. Custody Lawyers to Push Puberty Blockers

Custody lawyers should push parents of gender-confused children into accepting puberty blockers because their kids are "just going to deteriorate" without them, according to a continuing legal education course presented in California.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:20:50 EDT

Ana Navarro: Menendez Won't Resign Even If '99 Senators' Ask

Political commentator Ana Navarro told CNN on Tuesday that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., won't resign even if every other member of the Senate calls for him to step down following his indictment on bribery charges.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:07:25 EDT

US Judge: Texas Ban on Drag Acts Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled Tuesday that the state's new law limiting public drag performances was an unconstitutional restriction on speech and he permanently forbids enforcement of it.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 17:06:46 EDT

GOP Sen. Cotton Defends Menendez, Takes Swipe at DOJ

Support for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has been rare, especially within his own party, since he and his wife Nadine were indicted Friday on federal charges involving bribery, fraud, and extortion.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:41:48 EDT

IEA: Global Oil Use Could Peak This Decade

A new report by the International Energy Agency released this month estimated that greenhouse gas emissions and the global demand for fossil fuels could peak this decade.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:34:56 EDT

Judge Rules Trump Defrauded Banks, Insurers as He Built Real Estate Empire

A judge has ruled that Donald Trump committed fraud for years while building the real estate empire that catapulted him to fame and the White House.Judge Arthur Engoron, ruling Tuesday in a civil lawsuit brought by New York's attorney general, found that the former...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:26:42 EDT

Oakland Businesses Strike Over Rampant Crime

More than 200 businesses in Oakland, California, announced participation in a city-wide strike to condemn a relentless crime wave.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:17:31 EDT

McCarthy Says Biden Must Tighten Border to Avert Govt. Shutdown

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden to agree to tight border restrictions in order to prevent wide swaths of the U.S. government from shutting down for the fourth time in a decade.Republican McCarthy's proposal is not likely to resolve a...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:14:14 EDT

Calif. Gov. Newsom Signs Law Raising Taxes on Gun, Ammo Sales

California will double the taxes on guns and ammunition and use the money to pay for more security at public schools and various violence prevention programs under a new law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Tuesday. The federal government already taxes the sale of guns and ...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:09:51 EDT

Panel to Vote on Releasing Sensitive Info on Hunter

The House Ways and Means Committee will vote Wednesday on whether to release more sensitive financial information about Hunter Biden, Politico reported.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:06:16 EDT

Wall St Pounded as Investors Grapple With Higher Rates

Wall Street's main indexes ended sharply lower on Tuesday as 10-year Treasury yields held their multi-year highs, with investors still wrestling with prospects for a long period of high interest rates and the economic fallout.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:58:25 EDT

Poland May Extradite 98-Year-Old Nazi Honored by Canada

Poland may attempt to extradite the 98-year-old former soldier who fought for the Nazis during World War II and was accidentally honored by Canada's parliament last weekend, the CBC reports.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:45:44 EDT

CIA Builds AI Tool in Rivalry With China

The CIA is set to unveil a ChatGPT-style tool that will make it easier for its analysts to gain better access to mounds of open-source intelligence.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:40:16 EDT

US Restricts Imports From Three More Chinese Companies Tied to Forced Labor

The United State restricted goods from three more Chinese companies from entering the United States on Tuesday as part of an effort to eliminate goods made with the forced labor of Uyghur minorities from the U.S. supply chain. Xinjiang Tianmian Foundation Textile Co Ltd,...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:38:39 EDT

Target Closing 9 Stores Due to Rampant Theft

Target will close nine store in four states, including one in East Harlem, New York, and three in San Francisco, saying that theft and organized retail crime have threatened the safety of its workers and customers.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:31:52 EDT

Gary Sinise to Receive Honorary AARP Purpose Prize Award

Gary Sinise will receive an honorary AARP Award for his work through his foundation that supports military members and first responders.The organization announced Tuesday that Sinise will receive the honorary AARP Purpose Prize awards during a ceremony on Oct. 25. The Emmy...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:22:35 EDT

JPMorgan CEO Dimon: World Not Ready for 7% Rates

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon thinks the war on inflation is likely to get worse before it gets better-and that could mean interest rates rising to 7%, CNN reports.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 14:56:45 EDT

Remembering David McCallum: 'U.N.C.L.E.' Spy Series

As his legions of fans worldwide mourned the death of actor David McCallum, the Scottish-born actor was remembered as the quirky medical examiner Donald "Ducky" Mallard on the long-running "NCIS" television series. But McCallum...