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Fox News allowed to pursue claims that voting firm's defamation suit is anti-free speech

Jan. 24, 2024 15:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge refused this week to toss out Fox News' claims that voting technology company Smartmatic is suing the network to suppress free speech. The ruling means that both Smartmatic's multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuit and the network's counterclaims can continue toward an...

A diverse coalition owed money by Rudy Giuliani meets virtually for first bankruptcy hearing

Jan. 20, 2024 12:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of people and businesses who say they are owed money by Rudy Giuliani gathered virtually Friday for the first court hearing since he declared bankruptcy last month after losing a defamation suit to two Georgia election workers. During a two-hour Zoom...

Transcript: Biden's first campaign speech of the 2024 election year

Jan. 05, 2024 19:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transcript of President Joe Biden’s campaign speech delivered Friday, Jan. 5, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, as prepared by the AP. — Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Please, thank you. ...

AP Week in Pictures: Global | Dec.15-Dec.21, 2023

Dec. 21, 2023 22:58 PM EST

Dec. 15 - 21, 2023 A U.N. report finds that more than half a million people in Gaza are starving because not enough food is entering the territory since the outbreak of war more than 10 weeks ago. Rivers and fountains of red-gold volcanic lava lit up the dark skies near a small...

AP-Week in Pictures-North America

Dec. 21, 2023 22:22 PM EST

DECEMBER 15 - 21, 2023 The flag-draped casket of retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor arrives at the Supreme Court in Washington. A jury awards $148 million in damages to two former Georgia election workers in their lawsuit against former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani....

Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy days after being ordered to pay $148 million in defamation case

Dec. 21, 2023 17:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, acknowledging severe financial strain exacerbated by his pursuit of former President Donald Trump's lies about the 2020 election and a jury’s verdict last week requiring him to pay $148 million to two former Georgia election...

Feds raided Rudy Giuliani’s home and office in 2021 over Ukraine suspicions, unsealed papers show

Dec. 20, 2023 12:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal agents raided Rudy Giuliani’s home and office in 2021 because they suspected the former New York City mayor had sought the removal of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine partly because of the prospect of a financial reward from a Ukrainian official, according to documents...

Georgia election workers ask for court order barring Rudy Giuliani from repeating lies about them

Dec. 18, 2023 21:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former Georgia election workers who won a $148 million defamation judgment against Rudy Giuliani asked Monday for a court order barring him from continuing to repeat the lies he spread about them following the 2020 election. The new lawsuit points to comments...

$148 million damages verdict adds to Rudy Giuliani's financial woes as he awaits his criminal trial

Dec. 16, 2023 16:59 PM EST

A criminal trial awaits Rudy Giuliani in Georgia. He is an alleged unnamed co-conspirator in a federal indictment against Donald Trump. And now he's been ordered to pay a sum he surely cannot afford. The $148 million verdict in a defamation case brought by two former Georgia...

Jury awards $148 million in damages to Georgia election workers over Rudy Giuliani’s 2020 vote lies

Dec. 15, 2023 19:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A jury awarded $148 million in damages on Friday to two former Georgia election workers who sued Rudy Giuliani for defamation over lies he spread about them in 2020 that upended their lives with racist threats and harassment. The damages verdict follows emotional...