Glencore faces further bribery penalties in UK

Glencore faces further bribery penalties in UK

LONDON – British prosecutors are demanding over $200 million in fines from Glencore GLNCY -3.60% PLC to resolve an investigation into bribery in Africa, and they said they now want to prosecute a number of the commodities giant’s former executives. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office asked a court on Wednesday to impose the sanctions, which it … Read more

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential race over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro – CBS News Watch CBS News Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be the next president of Brazil. He defeated incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff election Sunday night, but Bolsonaro has yet to concede. Eric Farnsworth, vice president for the … Read more

The Return of Lula in Brazil

The Return of Lula in Brazil

Elected Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva speaks in Sao Paulo, Oct. 30. Photo: nelson almeida/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Brazilians elected Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva to the presidency again on Sunday, ousting incumbent Jair Bolsonaro by less than 2% of the vote. Latin America’s largest country is gambling again on left-wing populism that has … Read more

Fake billionaire Justin Costello co-defendant settles SEC complaint

Fake billionaire Justin Costello co-defendant settles SEC complaint

Zoom in iconArrows pointing outwards FBI poster for Justin Costello FBI The Securities and Exchange Commission has agreed to settle a civil lawsuit against a man accused of five separate penny stock pump-and-dump schemes, court filings revealed Friday. The man, David Ferraro, is accused of using his prolific Twitter account to help another defendant, former … Read more

Ahead of the vote in Brazil, many voters look past Lula da Silva’s graft

Ahead of the vote in Brazil, many voters look past Lula da Silva’s graft

SÃO PAULO—If Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s election this weekend, it would mark a major political comeback for the ex-president, who was convicted of money laundering and corruption five years ago, signaling that voters are mainly focused on economic issues . Sunday’s vote puts Mr. da Silva, a longtime standard-bearer for the Brazilian … Read more

Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

CNN  —  Late twists are rocking the tight Senate races that will decide the destiny of a chamber now narrowly run by Democrats – as well as the future direction of America itself – on Election Day in just 12 days. The Democrats’ best chance of snatching a Senate seat held by Republicans may have … Read more

Iraqi Parliament Elects Iran-Aligned Mohammed al-Sudani as Prime Minister

Iraqi Parliament Elects Iran-Aligned Mohammed al-Sudani as Prime Minister

BAGHDAD—Iraq’s Parliament chose Mohammed al-Sudani as prime minister Thursday, aligning Baghdad more closely with Iran amid deep public unrest over rampant corruption and a lack of jobs. Mr. Sudani and his cabinet were approved under tight security, breaking a yearlong impasse between a bloc of Iranian-backed factions that endorsed him and supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr, … Read more

Midterms are a time to choose for Republicans

Midterms are a time to choose for Republicans

Ronald Reagan delivered his famous “A Time For Choosing” speech a week before Election Day 1964. Nearly six decades later, the speech remains relevant and the parallels to the circumstances we face today are striking. The struggles against big government and Marxist do-gooders have only changed in the sense that they have intensified. Americans still … Read more

Fugitive Justin Costello denied bail in warehouse, cannabis fraud case

Fugitive Justin Costello denied bail in warehouse, cannabis fraud case

Zoom in iconArrows pointing outwards FBI poster for Justin Costello FBI Butcher wrote that the evidence itself is the least important factor in his decision to keep Costello in prison. But, he added, “when taken together with the significant [prison] Sentence the defendant faces if convicted, the Court finds that the defendant has a serious … Read more

America’s next Trump ‘circus’ | CNN politics

America’s next Trump ‘circus’ |  CNN politics

CNN — Former President Donald Trump and his movement are posing new challenges to accountability, free elections and the rule of law, ushering in a new period of political turmoil. On Saturday, Trump dropped his clearest hint of a new course in the White House at a time when he is on a new collision … Read more