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E. Jean Carroll vows to spend Trump’s US$83.3 million defamation judgement to “hurt him” by working with things he hates

E. Jean Carroll, who accused former President Donald Trump of rape, has vowed to use the $83.3 million defamation settlement she won against him to "hurt him" and "give money to certain things" that he hates¹. Carroll also plans to start a fund for women who have been sexually assaulted...

Judge U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth’s rebukes lawless MAGA Republicans.

Sentencing hearings typically focus on criminal defendants, assessing their actions, remorse, and background factors for leniency or the harshest possible sentence. However, in U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth's courtroom on Thursday, the proceedings went beyond the usual script. Lamberth, appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987, wasn't solely...

Jury Orders Trump to Pay Carroll $83.3 Million following years of intentional malicious insults

Donald Trump has been ordered to pay a huge fine of US$83.3 million due to a prolonged and intentional pattern of malicious defamation against E. Jean Carroll. This legal action stems from allegations made by Carroll, and the court has ruled in her favor, deeming Trump's statements as damaging...

US President Joe Biden finally responds

President Joe Biden cautioned on Friday that the attempts by Donald Trump to regain the presidency in 2024 pose a significant threat to the nation. This warning came just a day before the third anniversary of the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol led by then-President Trump's supporters, who...

Political Maneuvers and the Noteworthy Consequences for Brittany Higgins

Even within the context of Coalition-News Corp campaigns against Labor, the conspiracy theory surrounding Brittany Higgins and her partner David Sharaz allegedly collaborating with Labor to "weaponize" Higgins' sexual assault allegations against then-defence minister Linda Reynolds in 2021 appears notably unsubstantiated and hypocritical. Upon closer examination, the accusation that then-opposition...

Special counsel asks D.C. judge to bar Trump BS at trial

Special counsel Jack Smith has submitted a motion in the D.C. federal obstruction case, requesting U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan to prevent Donald Trump's legal team from introducing what prosecutors deem "irrelevant disinformation" during the upcoming trial. The motion, known as a motion in limine, is a standard pre-trial...

Michigan’s Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling, dismissing, an attempt to prevent former President Trump, from appearing on the, 2024 primary ballot.

Michigan's Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling, dismissing, an attempt to prevent former President Trump, from appearing on the, 2024 primary ballot. This decision diverges, from a recent Colorado ruling, that excluded Trump from the state's ballot, both cases invoking the U.S. Constitution's 14th Amendment, known as, the "insurrectionist...

Rudy Giuliani has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York

In the documents submitted on Thursday to request protection from New York creditors, Rudy Giuliani disclosed a substantial debt of nearly $500 million. This includes a $148 million obligation to former Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss. Additionally, Giuliani acknowledged unspecified amounts owed to election...

Transforming Lives: First Nations Job Opportunities Flourish with Solar Farm Project

Driving past the sprawling 600-hectare solar farm in Narrandera, Bel Atkinson proudly tells her children, "I built that out there." The high-tech marvel of photovoltaic panels, poles, and torques may be inconspicuous from the highway, but its hidden impact on this small New South Wales town is profound, especially...

Colorado Supreme Court removes Trump from state’s 2024 ballot

In a groundbreaking decision underscoring the issue of criminality, the Colorado Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that former President Donald Trump is ineligible to seek the presidency, citing the Constitution's insurrection clause. This unprecedented ruling, marking the first instance of a court finding a presidential candidate disqualified under Section 3...