Man shot Warnock election worker

jimmy paiz Source: Chatham County Sheriff’s Office CNBC Politics Learn more about CNBC’s political coverage: “According to the preliminary investigation, the teenager was campaigning for Raphael Warnock for the upcoming run-off election when the incident occurred,” police said. “While outside the front door of one of the Hartridge Street residences, the suspect fired a shot … Read more

Joel Greenberg, associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, sentenced to 11 years for sex trafficking of a minor

A former Florida tax collector whose arrest led to a federal investigation into U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor and other misdemeanors. Joel Greenbergformer Seminole County tax collector, was charged with stalking a political opponent, public bribery, forging licenses and conspiring to submit false … Read more

Jeffrey Epstein estate settles Virgin Islands sex trafficking case for over $105 million

Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 1984. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images The estate of deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and related entities have agreed to pay the U.S. Virgin Islands more than $105 million as part of a settlement in a child sex trafficking and exploitation case, it said on Wednesday. … Read more

‘Hate has no place’: US man who punched elderly Asian woman 125 times sentenced

A New York man who was filmed punching an elderly Asian woman 125 times earlier this year has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison in connection with the hate crime attack, officials said Tuesday. During the brutal assault, he called the Filipina woman an “Asian bitch” and she suffered brain bleeds and … Read more

How Agatha Christie used her own experiences to shape her murder mysteries

Agatha Christie is the bestselling novelist of all time. She is said to have sold more than a billion books in English and a billion internationally. Her books are outsold only by Shakespeare’s plays and the Bible. The late author wrote more than 80 books throughout her life, mostly crime novels. Now historian, broadcaster and author Lucy Worsley’s new biography … Read more

Rangers sued for cancelling Sydney games

A decision by Rangers to end an Old Firm football clash in Sydney earlier this year saw the Scottish club sued for millions of dollars. Sports promoters TEG Live and Left Field Live are seeking more than $4.5 million in compensation from Rangers in Federal Court over lost ticket sales and refund claims after their … Read more

Opinion: Will Smith shouldn’t be defined by his most public mistake

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  What does it look like to atone for a … Read more

Buffalo supermarket shooter expected to plead guilty: Live updates

BUFFALO, NY (AP) – The white shooter who slaughtered 10 black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty on Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton Gendron, 19, pleaded Monday at a courthouse about two miles from the grocery store where … Read more

Ex-US pilot was wrongly classified: lawyer

The lawyer for a former US military pilot arrested in Australia and facing extradition to the US claims his client was wrongly classified as an ‘extremely high risk’ prisoner and asked the prosecutor general to release him. Former US Marine pilot Daniel Edmund Duggan was arrested in New South Wales in October at the request … Read more

US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup

Doha, Qatar — The United States Soccer Federation briefly displayed the Iranian national flag on social media without the Islamic Republic emblem, saying the move supported protesters in Iran ahead of Tuesday’s two-nation World Cup match. The Iranian government responded by accusing America of removing God’s name from its national flag. The USSF decision added … Read more