Embattled George Santos defies New York Republicans’ call to step down

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Embattled US Representative George Santos said he had no plans to heed fellow New York Republicans’ calls to step down, a plea they made on Wednesday due to what they called “lie after lie after lie” about his career and history. Top House of Representatives Republican Kevin McCarthy said he … Read more

Market misery deals sovereign wealth funds historic setback in 2022 study

Assets managed by sovereign wealth funds fell nearly 8% Assets of public pension funds dropped almost 6% LONDON, Jan 1 (Reuters) – Heavy falls in stock and bond markets over the last year have cut the combined value of the world’s sovereign wealth and public pension funds for the first time ever – and to … Read more

FTX’s Bankman-Fried, Tom Brady and other celebrity promoters sued by crypto investors

Nov 16 (Reuters) – US crypto investors sued FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and several celebrities who promoted his exchange including NFL quarterback Tom Brady and comedian Larry David, claiming they engaged in deceptive practices to sell FTX yield-bearing digital currency accounts. The proposed class action filed on Tuesday night in Miami alleges that FTX yield-bearing … Read more

US Supreme Court endorses football coaches’ on-field prayers

Conservative justices power 6-3 decision; liberals dissent Coach’s rights to free speech, religious expression cited Critics decry “assault on church-state separation” WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court, in the latest in a spate of decisions expanding religious liberty, ruled on Monday that a Washington state public school district violated the rights of … Read more

Canada-wide warrant issued after Calgary mother of five killed in crash

Calgary police say they have issued Canada-wide warrants for a man they believe is responsible for the death of a mother of young children after a shooting led to a crash. Angela McKenzie, who was 40, was killed last week when a truck that was pursuing a sedan collided with her van and another car … Read more

Abramovich puts Chelsea soccer club up for sale as clamor for sanctions grows

Abramovich to sell Chelsea after 19 years of ownership Russian says sale in best interests of the club Calls have grown for UK to sanction Abramovich Net sale proceeds will go to victims of war in Ukraine Abramovich says he will not ask for loans to be repaid LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) – Russian businessman … Read more