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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

Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices have soared amid Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crunch Germany will ‘do everything possible’ to help firms Russian mobilisation triggers oil price jump BERLIN/LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalised gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain said it would halve energy … 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

Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures … Read more

U.S. bank regulators consider new rules for regional banks in times of crisis, Wall Street Journal reports

People walk wearing masks outside The Federal Reserve Bank of New York in New York City, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 18 (Reuters) – A group of bank regulators appointed by U.S President Joe Biden is considering new rules which will require … Read more

U.S. bank regulator warns of crisis risk from fintech proliferation

Representations of cryptocurrencies in this illustration taken January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The rise of fintech services and digital banking could spur financial risks and potentially a crisis over the long term, Michael Hsu, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, a … Read more

EU races to shield industry as Russia gas stoppage shakes markets

European gas price up about 400% on a year ago EU states race to support struggling power firms Disruptions hinder EU efforts to fill storage EU says Moscow weaponised gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – European gas prices surged, stocks slid and the euro sank on Monday after Russia halted gas flows … Read more

3M combat earplug lawsuits to proceed, judge rules, despite bankruptcy case

The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company 3M is shown in Irvine, California April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – 3M Co must face more than 230,000 lawsuits accusing it of selling defective earplugs to the U.S. military, after … Read more

Ripple Labs interested in bankrupt crypto lender Celsius’ assets

Celsius Network logo and representations of cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration taken, June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 10 (Reuters) – San Francisco-based blockchain payments company Ripple Labs Inc, which is embroiled in a high-profile battle with the U.S. securities regulator, is interested in … Read more

Conspiracy website InfoWars parent files for bankruptcy

July 29 (Reuters) – The parent of far-right conspiracy website InfoWars filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Friday as the company and its founder Alex Jones face up to $150 million in damages in a trial over longstanding falsehoods he perpetuated about the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. The bankruptcy filing by the InfoWars parent, … Read more