New York jury convicts Giuliani crony Lev Parnas on all counts
Lev Parnas, the onetime business associate of Rudy Giuliani while he was the personal attorney for then-President Donald Trump, was found guilty on six criminal counts by a jury in New York federal court on Friday.
Judge nixes Trump-era limits on regulation of water-polluting projects
A federal judge on Thursday refused to leave a contested Trump-era water pollution rule in place while the Biden administration reviews it for the next 18 months, finding that letting it stay in effect could cause long-lasting environmental harm.
Markets push higher even as earnings start to dip
Investors kept the bull market rolling this week, with two out of the three major indices setting new records even as experts predict supply bottlenecks and labor shortages may persist into 2022.
Justices set hearing on Texas abortion ban, leaving law in place for now
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear two cases challenging the near-total ban on abortions in Texas.
California sees worst jobs gain in 8 months as unemployment claims soar
Mirroring the national trend, new hires slowed considerably in California in September as the Golden State recorded it weakest jobs gain in eight months and now claims the highest unemployment rate in the nation alongside Nevada.
Kentucky couple at Capitol riot ordered to pay $10,000
A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Kentucky couple who took part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to five years of probation with a fine of $5,000 each, the longest probationary sentence and biggest fine given out to Capitol rioters yet.
France braces for presidential run of Eric Zemmour, a Trump-like figure
France is likely to see a hard-right, anti-Muslim television personality named Eric Zemmour enter the presidential campaign and challenge Emmanuel Macron for the Elysee.
Turkish state-run bank lacks immunity in US criminal laundering case
Federal prosecutors can continue to prosecute a Turkish bank in a Manhattan courthouse for allegedly evading U.S. sanctions against Iran by laundering $20 billion of that nation’s oil and gas proceeds.
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