Brian Stelter’s revised book ‘Hoax’ tanks with less than 2,000 copies sold in its first week

CNN‘s Brian Stelter’s revised book ‘Hoax’ has delivered ’embarrassing’ sales in its two weeks on the shelves, data obtained by shows.  Stelter originally released his book Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth in August 2020, but on June 8 released an updated version with new chapters on the January … Read more

Fugitive stole $1.2 million yacht and claimed he was ‘water-testing’ it after being caught by cops

A fugitive stole a $1.2 million yacht from upstate New York, sailed it across Lake Champlain for two days, then claimed he was ‘water-testing’ the vessel after being tracked down by a Border Patrol helicopter.  Robert Morris, 56, of Jericho, nabbed the luxury boat, a Jeanneau Prestige 500 dubbed ‘Volans,’ from Rouses Point Marina on … Read more

DOJ probes banks in collapse of hedge fund Archegos

The DOJ is reportedly expanding its probe into the collapse of Bill Hwang’s fund U.S. investigators who focus on corporate collusion are examining how global banks handled multibillion-dollar trades with Bill Hwang’s Archegos Capital Management, according to a new report. At least a part of the probe is being handled by the U.S. Department of … Read more

US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy recovers

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week, a sign that layoffs declined and the job market is slowly improving. The Labor Department said Thursday that jobless claims declined just 7,000 from the previous week to 411,000 for the week ending June 19, with 3.4 million Americans collecting continuing benefits.  The number … Read more