New York sues Celsius founder alleging crypto fraud | Crypto News

New York’s attorney general has sued Celsius Network founder Alex Mashinsky, claiming he defrauded investors out of billions of dollars in digital currency by concealing the failing health of his now-bankrupt cryptocurrency lending platform. Mashinsky persisted in promoting Celsius as a safe alternative to banks, paying interest as high as 17 percent on deposits, while … Read more

Buffalo, NY, area winter storm death toll rises to 27 but officials fear it will continue to climb

CNN — Dozens of Americans have died as a winter storm brought frigid temperatures and paralyzing snowfall totals across the US, and officials in the Buffalo area believe the staggering toll will continue to grow there as teams carry on with search-and-rescue missions. The nationwide death toll from the storm, which brought more than 40 … Read more

Harvey Weinstein convicted of 3 of 7 charges in sexual assault trial

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 7:46 p.m. ET] Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of three of seven charges against him, including rape, Monday in a Los Angeles sexual assault trial in which prosecutors said he used his Hollywood influence to lure women into private meetings and assault them. Jurors found … Read more

Idaho students: Food truck video of slain students offers timeline of their final hours

CNN — Two of the four University of Idaho students who were killed on Sunday were last seen alive ordering at a late-night food truck in Moscow, Idaho, at about 1:41 am, the truck’s live Twitch stream shows. In the video, Madison Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves order $10 worth of carbonara from Grub Truckers and … Read more

Stock futures rise slightly as investors weigh cross currents of latest earnings

Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stock futures ticked higher Wednesday night as investors responded to a weak outlook from retail chain Target early in the day, and results from Nvidia and Cisco that landed after the market closed. Investors are also anticipating more than half a dozen speakers from the Federal Reserve talking … Read more

UVA shooting: Football team is uniting in grief as players and staff process tragedy after fatal shooting, coach and AD say

CNN — The last 24 hours have felt like a nightmare for University of Virginia head coach Tony Elliott, the entire football team and campus, the coach said Tuesday during a news conference. “I’m ready for somebody to pinch me and wake me up and say this didn’t happen,” Elliott said, speaking publicly for the … Read more

Dow closes more than 600 points lower after indecisive midterms, crypto selloff

Stocks were lower on Wednesday — following recent market gains — as results of the midterm elections provided no clear answers about who would control Congress yet. A crypto selloff also weighed on markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 646.89 points, or about 1.95%, to 32,513.94. The decline was led by Disney, which fell … Read more

Tornadoes hit Texas, Oklahoma and Arkasas: At least 1 dead, multiple people missing

CNN — At least one person was killed, and multiple people are missing after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas late Friday, damaging homes and knocking out power for thousands as officials launch search and rescue efforts. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt issued an emergency declaration on Saturday for Bryan, Choctaw, LeFlore and McCurtain Counties after … Read more

Stock futures rise slightly following relief rally to begin October

Stock futures went up slightly following a broad rally on the first trading day of October – a sharp turn from September, which brought the worst month since March 2020 for the the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500. Futures tied to the S&P 500 increased 0.12%. Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.21%. … Read more

Hurricane Ian recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You can also text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN — Floridians are still dealing with major flooding Saturday and likely will for days as they try to recover from deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most … Read more