Quick Glance: Trump found liable for fraud in New York civil lawsuit
- The court determined that the documents presented here contain fraudulent valuations that the defendants used in their business.
- Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Mr. Trump last September, accusing him, his two adult sons, and the Trump Organization of lying about his net worth and asset values between 2011 and 2021.
- Mr. Trump previously denied any wrongdoing and dismissed the New York case as another politically motivated "witch hunt" brought by a biased prosecutor.
- As part of the Tuesday decision, the Trump Organization was instructed to cancel its business licenses in New York and propose independent monitors within 10 days to oversee the process.
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Quick Glance: Trump fails to delay New York civil fraud trial
- Trump and his adult children will be called as witnesses.
- Judge Engoron ruled that Trump is liable for business fraud.
- The Trump Organization is accused of inflating the value of their properties.
- Trump's legal team attempted to delay the case.
Quick Glance: Donald Trump held accountable for fraud in New York civil case
- Engoron also ordered the cancellation of certificates that allowed some of Trump's businesses, including the Trump Organization, to operate in New York, and appointed a receiver to manage the businesses' dissolution.
- The judge described how Trump, his adult sons Donald Jr. and Eric, the Trump Organization, and other defendants fabricated valuations and inflated Trump's net worth to meet their business needs.
- Christopher Kise, a lawyer representing Trump, stated, 'Today's scandalous decision is completely detached from the facts and the applicable law.'
- James expressed anticipation in presenting the remaining aspects of her case in court.
Quick Glance: US General Milley Criticizes Trump Upon Retirement
- US General Mark Milley retires after a four-year tenure.
- Milley emphasizes that US troops take an oath to the Constitution and not to a 'wannabe dictator'.
- Milley made the statement during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Washington.
- Milley handed over command to General Charles Q. Austin.
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Quick Glance: Trump urges RNC to fight election interference and Pennsylvania scam instead of hosting debates
- Trump calls on the RNC to stop hosting debates and focus on combating 'election interference and the Pennsylvania voter registration scam.'
- The debates should be ended as they are detrimental to the Republican Party!
- Trump referred to Chris Christie as a disaster and a Trump-obsessed lunatic.
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Quick Glance: Trump Faces Fraud Charges: New York Judge Holds Him Accountable
- Former US President Donald Trump suffered a major legal defeat.
- Judge Arthur Engoron ruled that Trump and his company can be held liable for fraud.
- Trump manipulated the value of his Trump Organization for years, committing fraud.
- Trump is accused of inflating his wealth by up to $3.6 billion to obtain loans more easily.
Quick Glance: Judge Chutkan denies Trump's request for her recusal in Jan. 6 case
- Judge Tanya Chutkan denied former President Trump's motion to recuse herself from overseeing his prosecution on charges related to his efforts to stay in power after losing the 2020 election.
- "Recusal motions can be wrongfully deployed as a form of "judge shopping,"" Chutkan wrote.
- Chutkan also noted she had never made any comments on Trump's culpability - his own attorneys had drawn that conclusion.
- Chutkan's decision comes after a September 11 request from Trump asking her to step aside from the case, citing comments she had made during the sentencing hearings of two defendants from January 6.
Quick Glance: Former Trump Aide Hutchinson Criticizes Matt Gaetz Over Dating Rumors
- In an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Hutchinson denies having a relationship with Rep. Matt Gaetz.
- Hutchinson emphasizes that she has higher standards in men and that she only had a friendly working relationship with Gaetz.
- According to Hutchinson's upcoming book, Gaetz allegedly tried to seduce her at Camp David but was scolded by Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
- Hutchinson also accuses Rudy Giuliani of groping her on January 6, a claim which Giuliani denies.
Quick Glance: Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court
- Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court.
- Judge Jones denies defendants' requests to move their cases.
- Judge Jones rules that 'fake electors' were not federal officials.
- Judge denies defendants' argument of acting under the direction of other federal officers.
Quick Glance: Biden and Trump compete for the favor of workers in Michigan
- President Biden and former President Trump emphasize the importance of the working class in Michigan.
- Trump won the battleground states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania in 2016, which Biden reclaimed in 2020.
- Biden won the union vote in Michigan with 62% in 2020.
- In 2012, Obama won nonwhite working-class voters by a large margin.
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Quick Glance: Biden warns: Trump's movement threatens American democracy
- President Joe Biden issues a strong warning about ongoing existential threats to US democracy in a significant address on Thursday.
- Biden sharpens the central argument for a potential rematch with Donald Trump and urges voters to prioritize the health of American institutions.
- Many senior Democrats believe that once voters see the 2024 election as a contest between Biden and Trump, the significance will be clearer and the current president's standing will improve.
- Make no mistake: Donald Trump and his MAGA Republicans are determined to destroy American democracy.
Quick Glance: Biden warns: 'MAGA' movement threatens American democracy
- President Biden warns of the threat to American democracy posed by Trump and the 'MAGA' movement.
- Biden highlights the distinction between himself and his likely opponent in the 2024 elections.
- The president emphasizes the importance of the Constitution as the defining feature of democracy.
- Biden acknowledges that the Republican Party is influenced by extreme 'MAGA' Republicans.
Quick Glance: Trump Family Claims Mar-A-Lago Worth Over $1 Billion Despite Judge's Criticism. Here's the Real Value.
- Former president criticizes Judge Arthur Engoron, calling him 'unhinged' and a 'political hack judge' on Truth Social. Mar-A-Lago is praised as 'the most spectacular parcel of real estate in Palm Beach, and perhaps all of Florida,' arguing it is worth 'perhaps, 100 times more than he values it.'
- Eric Trump also decries the ruling, speculating the property is 'worth over a billion dollars, making it arguably the most valuable residential property in the country,' while Don Jr. writes, 'If Mar-A-Lago is worth $18 million.'
- Engoron's determination that Trump inflated the value of the estate cites an appraisal by the Palm Beach County Assessor, finding the market value between $18 million and $27.6 million.
- Forbes estimated the property is worth $325 million, after reviewing its financial history and consulting eight real estate experts.
Quick Glance: Farewell to Megan Rapinoe: Soccer icon departs U.S. national team
- In her final game for the national team, Megan Rapinoe bids farewell as an international soccer player.
- She became both a hero and a villain at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
- Rapinoe's soccer career is not yet over.
- She will finish the season with her club team, OL Reign.
Quick Glance: GM and Ford CEOs Clash with UAW as Union Expands Strikes
- GM and Ford CEOs criticize United Auto Workers (UAW) as the union escalates the strike.
- UAW chief Shawn Fain responds by expanding the strike against the Detroit Three.
- Fain orders walk-offs at Ford's Chicago assembly plant and GM's Lansing, Michigan, assembly plant.
- Ford is reconsidering the size and scope of the $3.5 billion Marshall battery plant due to uncertainty over labor costs.
Quick Glance: First co-defendant pleads guilty in Trump Georgia case
- A co-defendant in an extensive case of election interference in Georgia, involving former President Trump, has admitted guilt and become the first to do so in the case.
- Scott Hall, the owner of a bail bond business, has acknowledged five charges of conspiracy to deliberately interfere with election duties.
- While on probation, he is also barred from engaging in 'polling activities,' and is required to write an apology letter to Georgia citizens and provide truthful testimony in future proceedings.
- The other 18 defendants, including Trump, have entered not guilty pleas.
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Quick Glance: Republicans initiate Biden impeachment inquiry over son's business dealings
- Republicans hold first hearing on impeachment inquiry, revealing foreign payments to Biden family members but no evidence of personal benefit to the president.
- Hearing reviews Republican evidence of Hunter Biden's foreign business ventures, alleging that Biden's family sold access.
- Biden accused of lying about family's business dealings and failing to separate them from his official duties.
- Republicans claim Biden and his family profited from policies pursued during Obama administration.
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Quick Glance: Trump's Threats to Milley: Vengeance in Second Term?
- Former President Trump's violent rhetoric toward Gen. Mark Milley raises fears of seeking revenge in a second term.
- The threat came after Milley warned of vengeance if Trump wins the presidency in 2024.
- The threats have a chilling effect on public actors' ability to do their jobs for a functional democracy.
- Last week's death threat is related to reports of Milley reassuring Chinese officials about no threat from Trump's administration.
Quick Glance: Paul Ryan warns Republicans about impending shutdown
- Internal conflicts within the House GOP have been occurring for weeks.
- Ryan, however, is uncertain if House Republicans will be able to accomplish it in time.
- Ryan served as Speaker of the House during the 2018 government shutdown, which lasted a record-breaking 35 days.
Quick Glance: Trump warns of automatic voter registration in Pennsylvania
- Former President Donald Trump warns of the impact of automatic voter registration in Pennsylvania.
- Pennsylvania will introduce automatic voter registration ahead of the 2024 election.
- 23 other states already use automatic voter registration.
- Trump calls on the Pennsylvania Republican Party to fight against this process.
Quick Glance: Trump asserts freedom of speech as protection against 'insurrection' cases to prevent his candidacy
- Attorneys for former President Donald Trump argue that an attempt to exclude him from the 2024 ballot under a rarely used clause of 'insurrection' in the Constitution should be dismissed as a violation of his freedom of speech.
- The lawyers have made this argument in a filing published by a Colorado court on Monday, which represents one of the most significant challenges to Trump's candidacy under the clause of the 14th Amendment from the Civil War era.
- Trump will also argue that the clause does not apply to him because 'the Fourteenth Amendment applies to someone who was involved in insurrection or rebellion,' not to someone who merely 'instigated' an action,' Blue wrote.
- A second liberal group, Free Speech For The People, has also submitted a challenge to Trump's candidacy in Minnesota, which is scheduled to be heard by the state's Supreme Court on November 2.
Quick Glance: Kari Lake to Launch Campaign for Contested U.S. Seat in Arizona
- Republican Kari Lake, an ally of Trump and election denier, will soon announce her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by Kyrsten Sinema.
- The Arizona race is a key target for Republicans aiming to regain the Senate majority.
- Lake will compete against Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb in the Republican primary.
- Other potential Republican candidates have held off from entering the race while Lake considered her plans.
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Quick Glance: Martin Scorsese Speculates on Retirement
- Martin Scorsese considered ending his career after Raging Bull.
- He is thinking about making one or two more films.
- There might be a second Jesus film supported by the Pope.
Quick Glance: Lawsuit Filed Against eBay for Sale of Harmful Products
- The U.S. government is suing eBay for violating environmental laws by allowing the sale of harmful products.
- EBay allowed the sale of over 343,011 illegal 'defeat' devices that bypass emissions controls.
- Additionally, over 23,000 unregistered pesticides were sold, violating a US Environmental Protection Agency order.
- EBay is defending itself against the lawsuit and removing over 99.9% of the cited products from its website.
Quick Glance: The 'Taylor Swift Effect' Boosts Football Spending
- The connection between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce has fans excited for the Kansas City Chiefs vs New York Jets game.
- Swift's appearance in Kansas City has led to a surge in Jets ticket sales.
- Official NFL e-commerce partner Fanatics saw a nearly 400% increase in sales of Travis Kelce jerseys.
Quick Glance: US agency sues Tesla over alleged harassment of black factory workers
- A U.S. civil rights agency has sued Tesla Inc, claiming the electric carmaker has tolerated severe harassment of black employees at its Fremont, California, assembly plant.
- Tesla has failed to investigate complaints of racist conduct and has retaliated against workers who reported harassment, according to the lawsuit.
- The California Civil Rights Department alleges that Tesla discriminated against black workers in pay, promotions, and work assignments.
- Tesla is also facing a class action lawsuit in California state court over the alleged mistreatment of black factory workers, with about 240 workers joining.
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