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North Carolina actuary charged with insider trading

A North Carolina actuary accused of insider trading ahead of a merger between two energy companies has been indicted on federal fraud charges.

Man convicted for extorting several area women with fraud and obscenity

Otis Leslie Howell, 55, of Meridian, Mississippi, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to four counts of extortion and one count of attempted extortion in New Hanover County Superior Court.

Officials: Man bought more than 560 sneakers with fake card

Authorities say a North Carolina man who purchased more than 560 pairs of high-end sneakers using a counterfeit credit card has been sentenced to prison.

North Carolina sends thousands in fraudulent unemployment claims during COVID-19 pandemic

A Troubleshooter investigation into the state's unemployment system is getting results.

Charlotte tax preparer pleads guilty for filing false tax returns

A Charlotte tax preparer pleaded guilty in federal court Friday for filing false tax returns for her clients and for herself.

US charges 4 members of Chinese military for massive Equifax hack

The Department of Justice unveiled charges against four members of China's military for allegedly hacking into the credit agency Equifax and stealing the personal information of millions of Americans in 2017.

Jury rules for half of 21 plaintiffs in used body parts suit

The owner of a now-closed body donation facility was found civilly liable Tuesday for mishandling remains in about half of 21 cases filed by families of the dead.

Pain MD owner, employees accused of $38M health care fraud

The majority owner of Pain MD and three employees are charged with more than $38 million in health care fraud.

Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman reported Tuesday to a U.S. prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal, a representative said.

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Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as Kuwait’s new ruling emir

At age 83, Sheikh Nawaf is not expected to deviate from the diplomatic path charted by his predecessor, the late Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. But his accession has touched off speculation about who will become the next crown prince.

32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence

The four party leaders were accused of making inflammatory speeches that incited followers before the attack. They said the mosque’s demolition was spontaneous.

‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy, ’70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Reddy’s children announced their mother’s death Tuesday evening, saying that while they are heartbroken, they “take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever.”

First debate descends into chaos as Trump and Biden exchange attacks

The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden featured a chaotic series of bitter exchanges and name-calling, with the president repeatedly speaking over his Democratic rival and the moderator struggling to maintain control of the 90-minute affair.