Georgia district attorney investigating Trump hires lawyer with expertise in racketeering cases

(CNN)A lawyer with deep expertise in racketeering cases has been retained by the Atlanta-area district attorney’s office investigating former President Donald Trump.John Floyd is expected to assist the district attorney’s office on multiple cases in the white collar, gang and public corruption units, said Jeff DiSantis, a spokesman for Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.Two…Continue Reading

1 new coronavirus-related death and 87 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide -Advertiser

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death and 87 new infections, bringing the state’s totals since the start of the pandemic to 444 fatalities and 27,838 cases. No further information was immediately available regarding the latest death, which Blagiardi said in a tweet today was reported on Oahu. The state’s official…Continue Reading

Cuomo’s inner circle: What to know about embattled NY governor’s senior administration

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come in the spotlight for allegations of chronic sexual misconduct and accusations that some of his top aides deliberately pressured the state health department to undercount Covid-19 nursing home deaths. One of Cuomo’s accusers, former staffer Lindsey Boylan, has said the governor’s top aides “normalized” his inappropriate behavior. Here’s a…Continue Reading

Despite palace fears, Meghan Markle has only ‘kind words’ for Kate Middleton in Oprah interview

March 6, 2021 | 7:10pm Enlarge Image Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle chat in the royal box at Wimbledon on July 13, 2019. Simon Bruty/Anychance/Getty Images Buckingham Palace is terrified that Meghan Markle will say nasty things about Kate Middleton on Sunday’s interview with Oprah Winfrey — but sources assure The Post that the duchess…Continue Reading

Denver Broncos placing franchise tag on safety Justin Simmons, source says

The Denver Broncos are placing the franchise tag on safety Justin Simmons for the second consecutive season, it was announced Friday.Simmons, who was poised to become an unrestricted free agent, becomes the first player to be tagged this offseason. The Broncos now have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal.”Designating Justin with the…Continue Reading

Nasdaq staging biggest intraday comeback in over a year as stock market rebounds from Friday rout

Market Extra Last Updated: March 5, 2021 at 5:12 p.m. ET First Published: March 5, 2021 at 3:51 p.m. ET A street artist soars above a mobile trampoline in Prague. Michal Cizek/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images In a frenetic trading session, the Nasdaq Composite forged a comeback for the history books on Friday. The technology-laden index had…Continue Reading

The short-term, middle-term, and long-term future of the coronavirus

This story originally appeared on STAT, a health and medicine website that provides ambitious coverage of the coronavirus. Go here for more stories on the virus. Try STAT Plus for exclusive analysis of biotech, pharma, and the life sciences. And check out STAT’s COVID-19 tracker. When experts envision the future of the coronavirus, many predict that it will become a seasonal pathogen…Continue Reading

Federico Klein, former Trump appointee charged in Capitol riot, wants jail cell without cockroaches

WASHINGTON — A former Trump political appointee charged with battling police during the Capitol riot told a federal judge his jail cell is crawling with insects.Federico Klein, 42, was arrested Thursday and was held at the Washington, D.C., jail. During a brief court appearance by telephone Friday afternoon, he was advised of the six charges…Continue Reading

More Gov. Cuomo staffers bail as nursing home, sex harass scandals spiral

March 5, 2021 | 3:24pm | Updated March 5, 2021 | 5:16pm Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s staff was hit with more resignations Friday as the embattled three-term executive struggles to hang onto his powerful post amid growing calls for his ouster over allegations of sexual harassment and the nursing home deaths cover-up. The governor’s office confirmed…Continue Reading

Shields vs Dicaire preview: Is ‘sexist’ boxing ready for this all-female PPV?

Claressa Shields (10-0, 2 KOs) returns to the ring tonight after struggling to get a spot in Showtime’s broadcasting schedule in 2020. The event is an all-female PPV which will see Shields attempt to unify a third weight class. Standing in her way will be Marie-Eve Dicaire (17-0), the IBF super welterweight champion. Shields had…Continue Reading