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A once celebrated young Massachusetts mayor urged a court on Tuesday to throw out a jury's verdict convicting him of fraud and corruption, accusing prosecutors of carrying out an “unfair smear campaign in the courtroom." Lawyers for former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia said in court papers asking the judge to acquit him that the evidence against Correia was “remarkably shallow" and that his convictions cannot stand. “When a precocious young mayor is accused of defrauding investors and extorting small business owners as well as betraying the voters and cheating on his taxes, the jury can be forgiven for jumping to the conclusion, without sufficient evidence, that he must be guilty," attorneys Daniel Marx and William Fick wrote.
Who should be the top fantasy pick? How will Aaron Rodgers' follow up his MVP-winning season? Our analysts examine the draft landscape with their rankings.
France's financial crimes unit said Tuesday it had charged prominent rightwinger Rachida Dati, a former cabinet minister and close ally of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, over her dealings with disgraced former Renault chief Carlos Ghosn. She is accused both of "passive corruption by a person holding an elective mandate" and of "benefiting from abuse of power" in relation to consulting work she did for Ghosn from 2010 to 2012, when she was also an MP in the European Parliament.According to a sourc
Diving offers hope of more gold, while there are also potential podium opportunities across cycling, rowing and swimming.
The infamous "Pharma Bro" purchased the only copy of "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" for $2 million in 2015 to “keep it from the people.”
Patrick Mahomes has become part of MLS club Sporting Kansas City's ownership group. The Chiefs quarterback and 2018 NFL MVP had his stake in the soccer team announced Tuesday. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the city I love,” Mahomes said in a statement.
Ahead of the CDC announcement on changing guidance for mask-wearing, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that the health agency is changing guidance for vaccinated individuals because of the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced later that all individuals should wear masks indoors in areas with a high level of coronavirus infections.
PBS led all networks in nominations for the 42nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, landing 52 overall — thanks to the strength of signature series “Frontline,” “Independent Lens,” “POV,” “Nova,” “PBS News Hour” and “Nature.” The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced this year’s nominees on Tuesday morning, noting that more than […]
LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2021--SHAREHOLDER ACTION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Oatly Group AB.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck enjoyed a tour of the Mediterranean on a yacht for the singer's 52nd birthday
Audiences will be rooting for a working-class family to get away with manslaughter in “Sheep Without a Shepherd,” a gripping Chinese crime thriller set in small-town Thailand. Centered on an ordinary guy whose extraordinary film knowledge holds the key to keeping his family out of jail, this cleverly scripted item marks an auspicious feature debut […]
EXCLUSIVE: Hopper Penn (Flag Day) and Brian D’Arcy James (Spotlight) have signed on to star in The Rightway, a short film from Destry Spielberg and Owen King, which will soon go into production in New York. Writer/novelist King (son of prolific author Stephen King) penned the script for Spielberg’s second short. With the project, Spielberg continues to follow […]
Jennifer Lopez and Michael B. Jordan have teamed up to celebrate friendship with their new Coach campaign. The superstars are fronting the imagery for the New York-based brand's fall 2021 collection, with the With Friends campaign spotlighting "the moments of unexpected joy that are only possible when friends and communities come together". For her photoshoot, helmed by Renell Medrano, Lopez is seen posing in a red dress and grey jacket on a busy city street, while Jordan is depicted sporting a
DUBLIN, Ireland, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- João Pedro Matos Fernandes, the Portuguese Minister of Environment and Energy Transition, and João Galamba, the Portuguese Secretary of State for Energy, attended an event earlier today hosted by Fusion Fuel Green PLC (NASDAQ: HTOO) ("Fusion Fuel", or "the Company") at its H2Évora green hydrogen demonstration plant in Évora, Portugal. Also in attendance were the Mayor of Évora, Carlos Pinto de Sá, as well as the Moroccan Ambassador to Portugal,
A nightclub owner in Malta has said he is investigating claims that bouncers brutally threw to the ground two women for sharing a kiss.
James Liu, Clearnomics Founder & CEO joined Yahoo FInance Live to break down the latest market action and how U.S. GDP will recover.
A viral TikTok is sparking plenty of questions about McDonald's refill policy. The post A viral TikTok claims that McDonald’s gives ‘free refills’ on fries — but it’s not that simple appeared first on In The Know.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich has tested positive for the coronavirus and is showing mild symptoms. Yelich and utilityman Jace Peterson were placed on the COVID-19 injured list, Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns said Tuesday, adding that Peterson was sidelined due to contact tracing and hasn't tested positive.
Alexa Swinton joins the cast of the HBO Max series.
Raisman tells PEOPLE that she texted with her 2016 teammate after Biles' surprising exit from the women’s gymnastics team finals