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

US Extreme Heat: Heat in the Pacific Northwest will intensify this week while the Northeast is expected to see relief

US Extreme Heat: Heat in the Pacific Northwest will intensify this week while the Northeast is expected to see relief

CNN — After searing heat suffocated large swathes of the US this weekend, the coming days are expected to bring more temperatures moderate to areas of the Northeast, while temperatures in the Pacific Northwest will begin to intensify. The sweltering temperatures broke several records over the weekend and prompted local officials to declare heat emergencies. … Read more

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

CNN — An off-duty New York City correction officer who allegedly shot a teen in the face was formally charged Friday with murder and manslaughter, authorities said. Dion Middleton, 45, was charged in the Bronx County Criminal Court with second-degree murder, as well as first- and second-degree manslaughter, according to a spokesperson for the New … Read more

Rudy Giuliani ordered to testify before Georgia grand jury investigating Trump on August 9

Rudy Giuliani ordered to testify before Georgia grand jury investigating Trump on August 9

CNN — A New York judge has ordered Rudy Giuliani to testify next month as a witness before the Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury that’s investigating Donald Trump’s attempts to undermine the 2020 election. Giuliani, who is Trump’s former lawyer, was subpoenaed earlier this month. The order to appear on August 9 came after Giuliani … Read more