The Senate began work on a temporary bill to keep agencies funded, but the mechanics of how Congress works may mean it started too late.
The former president's son insisted the Trumps have run an exceptional company, and "yet today, the persecution of our family continues.”
World Bank President Ajay Banga said Tuesday that he is working to reform "dysfunctionality" in the boardroom of the development lender, and pledged to refocus its mission to better address the challenges posed by climate change. On Tuesday, Banga vowed to "fix the plumbing" at the bank, which he said suffered from "dysfunctionality" in the boardroom.
The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after publicly celebrating a Ukrainian veteran who fought for the Nazis during World War II. During a visit to parliament by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky last week, Anthony Rota hailed an elderly Ukrainian immigrant from his district as a hero, prompting a standing ovation. He hailed Hunka as "a Ukrainian-Canadian war veteran from the Second World War who fought for Ukrainian independence against the Russians" and "a Ukrainia
Candy Crush Saga, the matching game played by millions on their commute, has reached $20 billion in revenue since its 2012 launch, maker King said, adding that it would soon release levels up to 15,000 for the most dedicated players. King President Tjodolf Sommestad said Candy Crush Saga and its other titles like Farm Heroes Saga showed that mobile games could have enduring appeal. Todd Green, Candy Crush general manager, said the game was constantly updated to make it more satisfying, from optimising the tiny bounce when candies land in the grid to adding new levels, including the 15,000 milestone.
UK interior minister Suella Braverman on Tuesday questioned whether the United Nations Refugee Convention was "fit for our modern age" during a keynote speech at a think tank in Washington."It is therefore incumbent upon politicians and thought leaders to ask whether the Refugee Convention, and the way it has come to be interpreted through our courts, is fit for our modern age or in need of reform," she said.
Donald Trump and his sons Eric and Don Jr committed fraud by inflating the value of the real estate and financial assets of the Trump Organization for years, a New York judge ruled on Tuesday.In addition to finding that Trump and his sons committed fraud, the judge also revoked the business licenses that allowed the Trump Organization to operate some of its New York properties.
The House speaker wanted the New Jersey senator to resign, but he changed his mind after someone asked why he hadn't asked Santos to do the same.
India said Tuesday it was willing to examine evidence presented by Canada alleging New Delhi's involvement in the killing of a Sikh separatist near Vancouver but repeated its criticism of Ottawa.Canada has called for India to cooperate in the investigation but New Delhi has rejected the allegations and taken countermeasures, such as shutting down visa services for Canadians.
The US Senate drafted a last-ditch short-term budget proposal Tuesday as time was running out on Congress to avoid a partial government shutdown.But after Biden asked Congress for $24 billion for Kyiv, the short-term Senate measure released Tuesday allocated just $6.1 billion.
Former Officer Mark Dial fatally shot Irizarry, who was sitting in his vehicle with the window rolled up, in August.
Disgraced multimillionaire Peter Nygard went on trial in Toronto on Tuesday accused of using his power and status as a wealthy fashion designer to sexually assault five young women in allegations spanning decades.In opening remarks, prosecutor Ana Serban accused Nygard of having used his "power and status as a wealthy fashion designer to lure and sexually assault young women."
The former president’s claims shine a clear light on the misinformation now flowing between conservative fossil-fuel aligned groups, right-wing media and GOP lawmakers.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s monopoly lawsuit against Amazon.com filed on Tuesday poses perhaps the biggest legal test so far for the platoons of lawyers who have defended the technology giant for years against allegations of antitrust and consumer protection violations. The long-awaited FTC case against Amazon, joined by 17 state attorneys general, accuses the company of abusing its dominance as an online retailer to thwart competitors and harm sellers and customers that rely on its platform. Kevin Hodges, a partner at law firm Williams & Connolly, was the first member of Amazon's defense team identified in a court document in the case.
Global stock markets fell Tuesday as investors fixated on the risk US interest rates will be kept elevated for a prolonged period, denting growth."Concerns over high interest rates lingering for longer causes nervousness," noted Susannah Streeter, head of money and markets at stock broker Hargreaves Lansdown.
Joe Biden became the first sitting US president to stand on a picket line Tuesday, joining striking auto workers in Michigan in a bold pitch for blue collar votes against likely election rival Donald Trump.The White House played up the historic element, with Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stressing it was the "first time a sitting president has visited a picket line in modern times."
The former president is planning a rally he previously said would feature union workers, but the Michigan plant he's stopping at doesn't have a UAW shop.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday against a new atomic arms race bringing the threat of "annihilation" to the world, as North Korea charged that its peninsula was on the brink of nuclear war.In its own speech, one of the last of the week-long marathon of September's UN General Assembly, North Korea accused arch-rival the United States of driving the peninsula "closer to the brink of nuclear war."
(Reuters) -OpenAI, the artificial intelligence startup behind ChatGPT, is talking to investors about a possible sale of existing shares at a much higher valuation from a few months ago, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The proposed deal could value Microsoft-backed OpenAI at between $80 billion to $90 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the potential share sale. If finalized, the deal would be the second major secondary share sale by the high-profile San Francisco-based startup, marking a meteoric rise in valuation.
A Kosovo court on Tuesday remanded two suspected gunmen into custody after they were arrested at the weekend during a firefight and standoff with police near the border with Serbia. "The Basic Court in Pristina has set the measure of 30 days detention for the two arrested who are suspected of serious crimes against the constitutional order and security of the Republic of Kosovo and committing terrorist acts," Mirlinda Gashi, a spokeswoman for the court in the capital Pristina, told AFP. A third
Tom Cotton said Menendez should be judged by jurors and voters, "not by Democratic politicians who now view him as inconvenient to their hold on power.”
Recent bullish statements by Saudi and Israeli leaders have fuelled speculation that a landmark normalisation deal is in the offing, despite daunting hurdles that have yet to be cleared. Normalisation talks initially focused on other elements, but that has recently begun to change.
Russia on Tuesday rejected an appeal lodged by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny against a court decision to jail him for 19 years in a maximum security prison on extremism charges.The court on Tuesday also upheld the decision to jail 26-year-old Daniel Kholodny, technical director of Navalny's YouTube channel, who had been sentenced to eight years in prison in August.
The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after he singled out a Ukrainian veteran who apparently fought for the Nazis during World War II for a standing ovation during a visit by Ukraine's leader.He hailed Hunka as "a Ukrainian-Canadian war veteran from the Second World War who fought for Ukrainian independence against the Russians" and "a Ukrainian hero and a Canadian hero," prompting a standing ovation from members.