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Can Trump run for president if indicted?

All eyes are on former president Donald Trump, who recently warned he “will be arrested.” His statement comes as an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office reaches its end.

Banking giant UBS acquiring Credit Suisse for $3.2 billion

Banking giant UBS is buying its smaller rival Credit Suisse for $3.2 billion in an effort to avoid further market-shaking turmoil in global banking, Swiss President Alain Berset announced on Sunday night. Berset called the announcement “one of great breadth for the stability of international finance. An uncontrolled collapse of Credit Suisse would lead to […]

Ecuador earthquake kills at least 12, causes wide damage

A strong earthquake shook southern Ecuador and northern Peru on Saturday, killing at least a dozen people, trapping others under rubble, and sending rescue teams out into streets littered with debris and fallen power lines. The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of about 6.8 that was centered just off the Pacific […]

Trump says he expects to be arrested, calls for protest

Donald Trump claimed on Saturday that his arrest is imminent and issued an extraordinary call for his supporters to protest as a New York grand jury investigates hush money payments to women who alleged sexual encounters with the former president. Even as a Trump lawyer and spokesperson said there had been no communication from prosecutors, Trump declared in a post […]

Biden tells US to have confidence in banks after collapse

President Joe Biden on Monday told U.S. residents the nation’s financial systems are sound, following the swift and stunning collapse of two banks that prompted fears of a broader upheaval. “Americans can have confidence that the banking system is safe,” he said from the Roosevelt Room before a trip to the West Coast. “Your deposits […]

Pandemic 3 years later: Has the COVID-19 virus won?

On the third anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus is still spreading and the death toll is nearing 7 million worldwide. Yet most people have resumed their normal lives, thanks to a wall of immunity built from infections and vaccines. The virus appears here to stay, along with the threat of a more dangerous […]

Killing of Maryland high schooler solved 52 years later

More than a half-century after Maryland high school student Pamela Conyers was found strangled to death following her disappearance from a local shopping mall, law enforcement officials announced Friday that they finally solved the case. But the suspect, Forrest Clyde Williams III — whom detectives identified using DNA technology and genetics research — died in […]

Yellen: No federal bailout for collapsed Silicon Valley Bank

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the federal government would not bail out Silicon Valley Bank, but is working to help depositors who are concerned about their money. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures deposits up to $250,000, but many of the companies and wealthy people who used the bank — known for its relationships with technology startups […]