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Divorce hearing testimony of Giuliani associate sheds light on campaign donations

Divorce hearing testimony of Giuliani associate sheds light on campaign donations

Igor Fruman, the Soviet-born South Florida businessman at the center of a federal campaign finance probe involving the President’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, said he put more than $300,000 in political donations on company credit cards in hopes of jump-starting a new business, according to a court hearing transcript obtained by CNN. Fruman, testifying with…MORE

Troubled tuna seller Bumble Bee files for bankruptcy

Troubled tuna seller Bumble Bee files for bankruptcy

Bumble Bee Foods filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, blaming its “recent and significant legal challenges.” Taiwanese fish supply chain company FCF Co. plans to put in a $925 million bid for the assets. The deal is expected to be completed within 90 days. Bumble Bee CEO Jan Tharp said in a statement that “it’s been…MORE

Singing cops use karaoke to fight crime in West Philadelphia

Singing cops use karaoke to fight crime in West Philadelphia

On a recent Friday afternoon in West Philadelphia, two police officers arrive at the corner of 52nd and Market Streets. A loud commotion ensues, attracting the attention of passers-by. A crowd gathers, some taking photos and video with their phones. This interaction might not be what you think — there’s music, laughter, dancing and a…MORE

Angry savers emailed Janet Yellen: We’re getting crushed by low rates

Angry savers emailed Janet Yellen: We’re getting crushed by low rates

Rock-bottom interest rates have pumped up stock prices, knocked down mortgage rates and supported the creation of countless unicorns in Silicon Valley. Savers, on the other hand, have been crushed by near-zero rates. Some of those savers penalized by the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies have made their displeasure known directly to the central bank’s…MORE

Trump signals he’s open to Pompeo running for Kansas Senate seat

Trump signals he’s open to Pompeo running for Kansas Senate seat

President Donald Trump suggested Friday that he’s open to his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, leaving the administration to pursue a Senate seat in Kansas “if he thought that there was a chance of losing that seat.” Trump told “Fox and Friends” that he spoke to Pompeo about the seat, calling him “an incredible guy…MORE

A Marvel comic book just sold for a record $1.26 million

A Marvel comic book just sold for a record $1.26 million

It’s rare to find an almost-perfect copy of Marvel Comics’ first comic book, aptly named “Marvel Comics 1.” But one in near-mint condition just sold for a record $1.26 million. It’s the “finest known copy” of the comic book, according to Heritage Auctions, which handled the bidding. It’s also the most anyone has ever paid…MORE