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Petition for the Modification of Excessively Restrictive Parking Regulations in Brisbane

Brisbane residents are pushing for a change in street parking restrictions to improve traffic flow, parking availability, and safety in the city. The current rule prohibits drivers from parking on nature strips, leading to fines and warnings being issued to those who violate the regulation. This crackdown has spurred the formation of a community group, […]

Biden criticizes Trump’s reaction to hush money court decision

President Joe Biden condemned former President Donald Trump’s reaction to his conviction on criminal hush money charges in New York as “reckless” and “dangerous.” Biden emphasized that it is irresponsible for anyone to claim the trial was rigged simply because they disagree with the verdict. Trump, who was found guilty of 34 felony counts related […]

Jury ordered to reconsider David Pecker testimony

In the criminal hush money trial of former President Donald Trump, the jury is entering its second day of deliberations in New York City. The trial centers around the testimony of key witnesses, including David Pecker, the former supermarket tabloid publisher, who helped suppress negative stories about Trump during the 2016 campaign. Additionally, jurors will […]

BP executive’s husband sentenced to prison for buying stocks

The ex-husband of a former BP mergers and acquisitions manager was sentenced to two years in federal prison for insider trading that netted him $1.76 million after eavesdropping on her work calls about the oil giant buying another company. Tyler Loudon, the ex-husband, was also sentenced to one year of supervised release and fined $10,000 […]

Former Facebook and Nike DEI Manager Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

Former Facebook and Nike Diversity Manager Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $5 Million Barbara Furlow-Smiles, a former diversity manager at Facebook and Nike, has been sentenced to five years and three months in prison for stealing more than $5 million from the companies that was intended for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Furlow-Smiles, a […]

Calls for Justice to withdraw from Trump election lawsuit

The controversy surrounding Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and the upside-down U.S. flag that flew outside his home has sparked calls for his recusal from cases related to the 2020 election. The flag, displayed in that manner more than a week after the January 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol, has raised ethical concerns about […]

Federal authorities claim a New York crypto personality used a ‘Seinfeld’ joke in a fraud scheme

A New York man has been convicted of swindling more than $1.3 million from friends, neighbors, and investors in a cryptocurrency fraud scheme. Thomas John Sfraga, 55, posed as the owner of multiple businesses, including Vandelay Contracting Corp. and Build Strong Homes LLC, named after a joke from the classic TV comedy “Seinfeld.” Sfraga, who […]

Trump’s lawyer berates Michael Cohen during cross-examination

In a dramatic turn of events during former President Donald Trump’s criminal hush money trial, defense attorney Todd Blanche confronted prosecution witness Michael Cohen about a crucial phone call from 2016. Cohen, who served as Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, was questioned about his conversation with Trump regarding porn star Stormy Daniels and her allegations […]

Michael Cohen testifies in Trump hush money trial

Former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Testifies at Hush Money Trial In a riveting turn of events, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen took the stand at Donald Trump’s criminal hush money trial in New York City. Cohen detailed his interactions with Trump regarding payments made to silence porn stars and playboy models to protect Trump’s presidential […]

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