Biden administration changes student loan guidance, as Republican-led states file lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration changed its guidance on who qualifies for federal student loan forgiveness on Thursday, as seven Republican-led states filed a challenge to its student debt cancellation program. President Joe Biden said in August that the U.S. government will forgive $10,000 in student loans for millions of debt-saddled former … Read more

U.S. says ex-Army major and wife tried to leak military health data to Russia

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – A former U.S. Army major and his anesthesiologist wife have been criminally charged for allegedly plotting to leak highly sensitive healthcare data about military patients to Russia, the Justice Department revealed on Thursday. Jamie Lee Henry, the former major who was also a doctor at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, … Read more

Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 26 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s tendency to dish out insults while being questioned under oath will be tested anew this week, when lawyers for Twitter Inc (TWTR.N)are expected to interview the Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO about his abrupt decision in July to ditch his $44 billion deal for the social media … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Trump nominee Claver-Carone voted out at IDB, threatens legal action

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday voted to fire … Read more

Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Political activist James O’Keefe, currently CEO of Project Veritas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor near Washington, U.S., March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – A federal jury has found Project Veritas, a conservative group … Read more

Alex Jones lashes out at critics at trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 22 (Reuters) – Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ignited a courtroom shouting match on Thursday, railing against critics as he testified in a trial to determine how much he owes families of victims who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting, which he … Read more

Why Amazon may have the upper hand in antitrust suits

(Reuters) – If there’s one thing I hate when shopping, it’s buying something and then finding the item offered for less somewhere else. Keen to spare its customers such aggravation, Amazon.com says it “constantly compares” its prices to make sure they’re “as low or lower than all relevant competitors.” It sounds great, at least in … Read more

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department can resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home pending appeal, a federal appellate court ruled on Wednesday, giving a boost to the criminal investigation into whether the records were … Read more

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s lawyers resisted revealing whether he declassified materials seized in an FBI search of his Florida home as the judge appointed … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more