The Trump Organization and separate entity the Trump Payroll Corp were found guilty on all counts, marking the first time the companies had ever been convicted of crimes. The two entities were convicted of running a 13-year-scheme to defraud and evade taxes by falsifying business records. Trump himself was not charged.
“Despite the Court’s uneasiness, then, with both the circumstances of bin Salman’s appointment and the credible allegations of his involvement in Khashoggi’s murder, the United States has informed the court that he is immune,” District Judge John Bates wrote in the 25-page ruling.
With Warnock’s second runoff victory in as many years, Democrats will have a 51-49 Senate majority, gaining a seat from the current 50-50 split with John Fetterman’s victory in Pennsylvania. There will be divided government, however, with Republicans having narrowly flipped House control.
Democrat Raphael Warnock on Tuesday was projected to win a run-off reelection to represent Georgia in the US Senate against Republican challenger Herschel Walker, giving the party a slim 51-49 majority in the chamber. In a close contest that attracted national and even global attention, Warnock, a pastor in an Atlanta church, was leading Walker, …
Currently the only declared candidate for the 2024 election is Donald Trump, the Republican whom Biden defeated in 2020 — and who continues to spread invented conspiracy theories about the election having been rigged against him. At 80, Joe Biden is already the oldest president in US history and if he served a second term …
A Chandigarh-born self-proclaimed “Punjaban” is running for the top organisational leadership post of the Republican Party. Harmeet Dhillon, who serves as the Republican National Committee chairwoman from California, declared her candidature against incumbent Ronna McDaniel for the national level post on Monday.
Law enforcement officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 were honored Tuesday with Congressional Gold Medals nearly two years after they fought supporters of then-President Donald Trump in a brutal and bloody attack.
The Supreme Court is hearing the case Monday of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, a dispute that’s the latest clash of religion and gay rights to land at the highest court.
Even accounting for his off-the-wall, off-the-cuff utterances over the years, former President Donald Trump jolted the US political establishment on Saturday by calling for scrapping of the US Constitution because, he insisted, there was “massive fraud” in the 2020 presidential election, a claim that has been repeatedly disproved and rejected.
India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the Padma Bhushan, one of the country’s highest civilian Awards, to Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai in San Fransisco. After receiving the Padma Bhushan award from Sandhu, Pichai in his blog said, “It is incredibly meaningful to be honoured in this way by the …
‘Twitter Files’ released by Elon Musk detailing censorship and suppression of information at Twitter
As evening fell over the Air Force’s Plant 42 in Palmdale, the public got its first glimpse of the Raider in a tightly controlled ceremony. It started with a flyover of the three bombers still in service: the B-52 Stratofortress, the B-1 Lancer and the B-2 Spirit. Then the hangar doors slowly opened and the …
A day after President Joe Biden said he would be willing to talk with President Vladimir Putin of Russia about a possible peace agreement in Ukraine, the Kremlin offered a frosty response, and prospects for settling the brutal conflict remained as distant as ever.
The European Union reached a deal on Friday for a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil. The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union in adopting the price cap on Russian oil, aimed at significantly reducing Moscow’s income and President Vladimir Putin’s ability to continue to finance the war in Ukraine.
Right-wingers baying for action against ex-Twitter executive Vijaya Gadde after internal emails reveal Democrats’ sway
A digital lynch mob of mostly right-wing activists is baying for action against former Twitter executive Vijaya Gadde following disclosure of internal emails that suggested she was instrumental in canning the so-called Hunter Biden laptop expose that showed the President’s son in poor light.
Supervisors in San Francisco voted on Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations – following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on the politically liberal board over support for law enforcement. Opponents said the authority would lead to the further militarisation of a police force.
US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron presented a united front on Ukraine on Thursday at the White House, and Biden said he would talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin if he is willing to end the invasion. Biden has resisted talking to Putin since the Russian leader launched the invasion in February, …
Prosecutor Joshua Steinglass blasted claims by lawyers for the Trump Organization companies that former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg acted alone and was the sole beneficiary of the fraud.
The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden’s administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic.
The B-21 — which is on track to cost nearly $700 million per plane and is the first new US bomber in decades — will gradually replace the B-1 and B-2 aircraft, which first flew during the Cold War. The first B-21 flight is expected to take place next year, and the Air Force plans …