Warnock or Walker? Georgia’s run-off to settle last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters decide the final Senate contest on Tuesday in the country, choosing between Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican soccer legend Herschel Walker after a four-week blitz that drew a flood of outside spending toward an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than both in 2021, when wins … Read more

Mall of America settles lawsuit over boy thrown from balcony

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis said Monday it would toughen its trespassing policies as part of a settlement with the family of a boy who was seriously injured when a man with a history of disorders at the mall threw the child from the balcony of the third floor. Additional … Read more

Warnock or Walker? Georgia’s run-off to settle last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters on Tuesday are expected to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican soccer legend Herschel Walker after a four-week blitz that drew a flood of outside spending toward an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than both in … Read more

Ex-Miami U.S. Rep. David Rivera arrested in Venezuela probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Miami congressman who signed a $50 million consulting contract with Venezuela’s socialist government was arrested on Monday for money laundering and representing a foreign government without registering. David Rivera, a Republican who served from 2011 to 2013, was arrested at the Atlanta airport, said Marlene Rodriguez, spokeswoman for the U.S. … Read more

Sale revives floating offshore wind power in US waters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction of leases to develop commercial-scale, floating wind farms in deep waters off the West Coast. The live online auction for the five leases – three off California’s central coast and two off its northern coast – has generated strong interest, and 43 companies from around … Read more

Avenatti sentenced to 14 years in prison in California fraud case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Incarcerated attorney Michael Avenatti was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison in Southern California and ordered to pay more than $10 million in restitution after he admitted to cheating four of his clients out of millions of dollars. The sentence should be consecutive to the five years in prison … Read more