President Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with the website's publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, Assange's lawyer said at a London court. The 48-year-old Australian faces extradition to the U.S.
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California to make state buildings available to house homeless
California will provide nearly 300 state properties for use as homeless shelters and should change its laws to make it easier for local officials to get the mentally ill off the streets, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Wednesday.
French judges step up Ghosn probe over palace party, Oman dealings
French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn, saying a judge had now been assigned to the case to launch a formal investigation.
Mexican prosecutors to issue arrest warrants in probe for young girl's murder
Mexican authorities said on Wednesday they would soon issue arrest warrants for two people wanted for the murder of a 7-year-old girl in Mexico City, the latest in a series of killings that have unleashed outrage over growing violence against women.
S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs, lifted by China stimulus hopes
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose to record closing highs on Wednesday as optimism that China would take more measures to prop up its economy eased concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic.
Virgin Galactic looks like newest cult stock as short sellers dig in
Wall Street's newest cult stock appears to be Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc , as investors drive shares of the space tourism company to sky-high levels and short sellers dig in their heels.
Jurors in Weinstein rape trial ask to review Rosie Perez testimony
Jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial appeared to take a methodical approach in their deliberations on Wednesday, asking to review testimony from a former production assistant who says Weinstein raped her as well as from actress Rosie Perez.
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