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Sam Bankman-Fried says he ‘never tried to commit fraud’

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of now bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, tried to distance himself from suggestions of fraud in his first public appearance since the collapse of his business. losses totaling billions of dollars. Speaking via video link at The New York Times Dealbook Summit with Andrew …

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Oath Keepers founder guilty of sedition in US Capitol attack plot

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and another leader of the right-wing group were convicted on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy to attack the U.S. Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump , an important victory for justice. Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-accusedafter three days of deliberations by the 12-member …

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Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of reviving Josef Stalin’s “genocidal” tactics as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians during the winter of 1932-1933. ‘Holodomor’ Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread breakdowns caused by airstrikes which Kyiv …

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Walmart Chesapeake shooting: Employee kills 6 and himself in Virginia

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Nov 23 (Reuters) – A Walmart employee killed six people and wounded several others before fatally shooting himself at a store in Chesapeake, Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest episode of gun violence in the United States. The shooter, who has not been identified, used a pistol in the shooting late …

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Special Report: FTX’s Bankman-Fried begged for a rescue even as he revealed huge holes in firm’s books

FTX founder sought to raise $7 billion from investors including Sequoia, Apollo, TPG, three sources say FTX also turned to Nomura and Saudi wealth fund – sources FTX and trading affiliate Alameda, nominally independent, both listed same assets on their books – investor presentations Records seen by Reuters show FTX diverted large share of fee …

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Ousted Pakistan PM Imran Khan shot in shin in ‘clear assassination’ attempt

Former cricketer Imran Khan shot in the shin ‘It was a clear assassination attempt,’ says aide Khan was leading march on Islamabad to demand snap elections Pakistan has long history of political violence LAHORE, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the shin on Thursday when his anti-government protest …

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Florida school mass shooter sentenced to life in prison

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Nikolas Cruz, who murdered 17 students and staff with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school, was formally sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after listening to hours of anguished testimony from survivors and victims’ relatives. A jury voted last month to spare Cruz, 24, the death penalty, instead …

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Trump’s company ‘deceived’ tax authorities, trial prosecutor says

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump’s real estate company misled tax authorities for 15 years, a prosecutor said on Monday in his opening statement in the Trump Organization’s tax evasion trial. , while defense attorneys countered that the company’s longtime chief financial officer acted for his benefit. The company paid certain …

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Lula defeats Bolsonaro in Brazil’s second round of elections, according to pollster Datafolha

SAO PAULO, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won Brazil’s hard-fought elections on Sunday, pollster Datafolha said, denying far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro a second term. The polling firm called the election with 95% of votes counted in Latin America’s largest country. The official count stood at 50.7% of the …

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