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Nikola founder Milton sues Utah businessman for defamation over tweets about treatment of women

15 days ago   |   By CNBC

Nikola founder Trevor Milton has sued a Utah businessman for defamation, accusing him of a "malicious campaign to harass" and discredit the billionaire, according to the lawsuit filed Monday.
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US stocks gains as encouraging labor-market data overshadows stimulus...

US stocks gains as encouraging labor-market data overshadows stimulus uncertainty

Summary List Placement US stocks slid on Thursday as investors weighed better-than-expected weekly jobless claims against continued stimulus negotiations between House Speaker... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to US Department of Justice charges over its role in Malaysia's 1MDB... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB scandal and will reduce the pay of CEO David Solomon and top executives

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, and its Malaysia unit... Read more ...

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced she and city health officials will hold a news conference Thursday with an update on COVID-19 in Chicago. Lightfoot will join Chicago... Read more ...

Housing Boom: Sales of Million-Dollar Homes Double

Housing Boom: Sales of Million-Dollar Homes Double

The housing market is on a tear setting all kinds of records including prices. But it's also a reflection of the uneven economic recovery and more first-time homebuyers are... Read more ...

'He has blood on his hands': Columbia University study shows that Trump...

'He has blood on his hands': Columbia University study shows that Trump could have avoided over 130,000 COVID-19 deaths with a more robust pandemic response

Summary List Placement Upwards of 130,000 coronavirus deaths were "avoidable" if President Donald Trump and his administration had acted sooner and implemented widespread... Read more ...

Hong Kong slaps Goldman Sachs with record fine over looting of Malaysia's...

Hong Kong slaps Goldman Sachs with record fine over looting of Malaysia's state fund

Goldman Sachs has been fined $350 million by Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission for its role in a multibillion-dollar scandal that involved top Malaysian officials... Read more ...

Armed men showed up outside a polling place in Florida and claimed to be...

Armed men showed up outside a polling place in Florida and claimed to be with the Trump campaign

Summary List Placement Two armed men showed up outside a polling station in Florida on Tuesday and claimed to be a part of the Trump campaign, though the campaign denied any... Read more ...

Southwest Airlines will start filling planes to capacity after Thanksgiving...

Southwest Airlines will start filling planes to capacity after Thanksgiving as the airline posts a $1.2 billion third-quarter loss

Summary List Placement Social distancing in the skies is quickly vanishing. Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will no longer block seats on its aircraft as of December 1... Read more ...

‘60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl pushes back at Trump over ‘greatest economy in...

‘60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl pushes back at Trump over ‘greatest economy in history' claim

CBS News' “60 Minutes” on Thursday released a snippet of an interview with President Trump that showed veteran reporter Lesley Stahl pushing back at the president's claim that... Read more ...