Democratic senators urge FTC to act on Facebook ‘friendly fraud’ practices

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators called for the Federal Trade Commission to act on a complaint filed by consumer groups against Facebook Inc on Thursday that... Read more »

Jussie Smollett staged Chicago ‘hate crime’ seeking higher pay: police

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a racist and homophobic attack on him and pose as supporters of President Donald Trump because he was... Read more »

North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after ‘tainted’ vote

(Reuters) – North Carolina’s elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a... Read more »

Actor Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ hoax to advance career: Chicago police

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary... Read more »

North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House election

(Reuters) – North Carolina’s elections board on Thursday unanimously ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of... Read more »

Catalan protesters burn tires, clash with police over separatist trial

BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – Riot police briefly clashed with pro-independence Catalan protesters in Barcelona on Thursday while other activists burned tires and blocked highways across northeast Spain as part... Read more »

New Jersey sportsbook refunds bets after Duke player’s sneaker mishap

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. sportsbook has refunded wagers from fans who bet on Duke University to win a college basketball game on Wednesday evening but instead saw... Read more »

Police say actor Smollett staged Chicago attack to advance career

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary... Read more »

Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star’s shoe splits

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University... Read more »

Police say actor Smollett staged Chicago attack to advance career

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary... Read more »