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KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty ImagesWednesday marks six months since George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Floyd died May 25 at age 46 during his arrest for allegedly attempting to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at a nearby grocery store.  Floyd was handcuffed and lay face-down on the street, during which time former […]

By early October, Kaneadsha Jones was near giving up. It had been seven months since she or her husband had regular work. Seven months since her three school-age kids, together with a 14-year-old daughter with autism who’s blind, nonverbal and immunocompromised, had been to high school. 4 months since a taking pictures on her block […]

GENEVA (Reuters) – International international direct funding (FDI) plunged by 49% within the first half of 2020 from the identical interval a yr in the past and is on track to fall by as much as 40% for the yr, pushed by fears of a deep recession, the United Nations stated on Tuesday. FDI flows […]

The COVID-19 pandemic that slammed the financial system this spring may generate extra M&A offers within the months forward. Gross sales involving distressed firms, asset gross sales and even liquidations may rise towards the top of the 12 months and into 2021, in line with M&A and turnaround professionals. They describe a panorama practically eight […]

Along with the canceled reveals by Instrument and Judas Priest, a number of different occasions that had been on the world’s calendar this yr, together with by Elton John and Michael Bublé, have been rescheduled for 2021 and 2022. Underneath Ticketmaster’s typical enterprise preparations, the ticketing cash from these reveals additionally would have been forwarded […]

Federal prosecutors mentioned Friday a San Francisco man has been sentenced to 100 months in jail, after he was discovered responsible by a jury of stealing bank cards with a purpose to pay for fancy holidays that included first-class flights and stays at luxurious motels. Again in February 2018, a jury discovered 54-year-old Marcus Felder […]

Kuzma/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY and KATE HODGSON, ABC News(BOSTON) — Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli was sentenced Friday to five months in prison for his role in what the judge called “a breathtaking crime on the nation’s higher education system.” Giannulli and his wife, Full House actress Lori Loughlin, paid $500,000 to scheme mastermind Rick Singer to […]

ABC NewsBY: AARON KATERSKY (HONOLULU) — Actress Lori Loughlin should spend two months in prison for cheating her daughter’s way into the University of Southern California, federal prosecutors said Monday in a memo to the judge ahead of her sentencing Friday. Loughlin’s husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, should spend five months in prison and the […]

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy ELLA TORRES, STEPHANIE WASH and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — More than 150 days after the killing of Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker fatally shot in Louisville, Kentucky, by plainclothes officers who were executing a no-knock warrant, it’s still unclear whether any police will face charges, attorneys for Taylor’s […]

crisserbug/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A community college in Ohio has had no reported cases of COVID-19 traced to the school since reopening for in-person classes three months ago. As of Wednesday, the school, Stark State College, said it hasn’t had any confirmed cases across its multiple locations. The news is somewhat […]