Bankruptcy Judge Clears Way for Defamation Case in Connecticut Against Alex Jones

A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The case was filed by relatives of some victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Jones has falsely claimed the nation’s deadliest school shooting … Read more

InfoWars’ Alex Jones ordered to pay additional $45.2mn in Sandy Hook case

A Texas jury on Friday ordered far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2mn in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a child who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting. The additional damages come a day after the same jury awarded $4.1mn in compensatory damages to Scarlett Lewis … Read more

Alex Murdaugh’s Lawyer Says State Ready to Pursue Murder Charges

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! A lawyer for disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh said Tuesday that investigators have indicated they intend to pursue murder charges against him for the deaths of his wife and son, who were fatally shot outside their home more than a year ago. Lawyer Jim Griffin … Read more

Wall Street billionaire’s son Alex Lasry pledges to spend big in Wisconsin Senate race

Alex Lasry, the 34-year-old son of Wall Street billionaire Marc Lasry, has promised to spend heavily in his attempt to unseat the controversial Republican Ron Johnson as senator for Wisconsin. Lasry has already contributed $5.8mn to his own campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission and said he was willing to spend more as he … Read more

Alex Mashinsky, Celsius founder feeling the heat

Alex Mashinsky, the founder of crypto lender Celsius, has built a cult following by tapping public mistrust in mainstream financial institutions. Launched five years ago, Celsius, which offers clients high interest rates on crypto deposits, has drawn in 1.7mn customers under the slogan “#unbank yourself”. Now the company itself faces a crisis of trust after … Read more

Tropical Storm Alex Heads for Bermuda Area with Wind, Rain

Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, headed for a close pass by Bermuda on Monday after deluging parts of Florida and causing three deaths in Cuba. Alex strengthened some over the Atlantic after becoming a tropical storm early Sunday when it moved over the Atlantic following its trek across … Read more

Channel 4 head Alex Mahon: ‘It’s not for me to oppose privatisation’

The head of Channel 4 will not actively oppose government legislation to sell the state-owned UK broadcaster, leaving parliament to decide the future of a business she described as being in “rude health” and a public asset. Alex Mahon, chief executive of the commercially funded broadcaster, told the Financial Times she would remain “independent” during … Read more

Video: The BI Interview with Alex Maffeo of Boost

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Sandy Hook families’ lawyer says Alex Jones’ InfoWars bankruptcy is ‘sinister’ By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate’s Dirksen Senate office building as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 201 By Maria Chutchian (Reuters) – Families of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School … Read more