Alex Jones must face defamation case in Connecticut despite bankruptcy filing, judge rules

Chris Mattei, an attorney for the plaintiffs, praised the bankruptcy judge’s decision, "We’re grateful the bankruptcy court saw through Alex Jones’s brazen effort to block a jury from being...

Case against Alex Jones can proceed, Connecticut judge says

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.The case...

Exclusive: Inside the Alex Jones jury room: tensions, pizza and 'lizard people'

As the jury in the Alex Jones defamation trial gathered in a conference room in a Texas courthouse on Aug. 5 to decide how much the U.S. conspiracy theorist owed to two parents of a murdered Sandy...

5 cartoons about the Alex Jones verdict

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Alex Jones's Infowars Sees Surging Sales Since Sandy Hook Trial

Infowars sales have surged unexpectedly in recent weeks, lawyers for the conspiracy website said, timing that coincides with a high-profile defamation trial against its founder, Alex Jones.

House report details grisly threats to election workers

A report from the House Oversight Committee offers new details into how election misinformation has hamstrung the work of election offices and spurred a deluge of violent threats against their...

Alex Jones Lied About My Child. But I Forgave Him'

The compassion I felt for Alex Jones fueled my expression as I stated my truth for the world to hear.

Will the Alex Jones verdict tame conspiracy culture?

A Texas jury last week ruled that Infowars founder Alex Jones should pay the parents of one of the children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting nearly $50 million in compensatory and punitive...

Japan's PM to reshuffle cabinet in 'damage control' amid Unification Church furore

By Elaine Lies and Yoshifumi Takemoto TOKYO - Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will reshuffle his cabinet, removing some ministers with links to the Unification Church in a bid to stem...

Alex Jones Has $49.3M Tax Write Off, But Plaintiffs Pay IRS Tax On Verdict

A Texas jury rendered a verdict in Alex Jones’ defamation trial, ordering Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett...

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian gunmen in battle; teen killed in clashes

NABLUS, West Bank - Israeli security forces killed a Palestinian militant commander and another fighter in a gunbattle in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military said, triggering further...

After New Mexico killings, Muslims are on edge

By Andrew Hay - Albuquerque business owner Mula Akbar now carries a pistol most of the time after three Muslim men he knew were ambushed and killed in New Mexico's largest city in the last 10...

A year after Taliban's return, some women fight for lost freedoms

By Mohammad Yunus Yawar KABUL - Monesa Mubarez is not going to give up the rights she and other Afghan women won during 20 years of Western-backed rule easily. Before the hardline Islamist...

Alex Jones likely to win large cut in Sandy Hook punitive damages award

By Jack Queen - U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones could end up owing as little as 10% of the $45.2 million in punitive damages that a Texas jury awarded to the parents of a Sandy Hook victim...

Tucker Carlson 'Shitting Himself' Scared That His Alex Jones Texts May Leak

In this week’s edition of Confider, we reveal how the Fox News star is deeply concerned about his personal texts with the raving conspiracy blowhard possibly leaking.

Alex Jones’s Text Messages Turned Over to House Jan. 6 Committee

The messages only cover a period up to mid-2020, disappointing investigators who hoped they would shed light on the conspiracy theorist’s role in the events leading to the attack on the Capitol.

First on CNN: Alex Jones' texts have been turned over to the January 6 committee, source says

Approximately two years' worth of text messages sent and received by Jones have been turned over to the House panel investigating the January 6 insurrection

Marjorie Taylor Greene says it's unfair to ruin Alex Jones for defaming Sandy Hook parents, claims Infowars is right...

The far-right congresswoman again came to the defense of the conspiracy theorist after he was ordered to pay $45 million to Sandy Hook parents.

Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and James Mackenzie GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel reopened border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that...

Alex Jones lawyer could face legal consequences for phone records release

By Jacqueline Thomsen - The lawyer defending conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a Texas trial drew his own national headlines this week for accidentally handing over highly-sensitive data to his...

What the Alex Jones trial means for the future of conspiracy culture

The Texas jury's decision last week to have Alex Jones face punitive damages of more than $45 million in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis was a "reckoning...

What the Alex Jones trial means for the future of conspiracy culture

The Texas jury's decision last week to have Alex Jones face punitive damages of more than $45 million in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis was a "reckoning...

Alex Jones judgment: The cost of lies

CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman discusses the "whole world of trouble" the conspiracy theorist continues to face for his on-air rants claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in which...

Roger Stone makes donation plea for Alex Jones after verdict says he must pay $49m for Sandy Hook 'hoax' claims

Appearing on InfoWars, Roger Stone asked viewers to donate to Alex Jones after he was ordered to pay $49.3 in damages over Sandy Hook "hoax" claims.

State of Texas: ‘Taking that bullhorn away’

AUSTIN — An Austin jury ruled that InfoWars host Alex Jones must pay for falsely saying the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. Jones was ordered to pay millions in dam…

Alex Jones’ huge verdict and the future of misinformation

What does the verdict against Alex Jones mean for the larger misinformation ecosystem, a world that the Infowars conspiracy theorist helped build?

Alex Jones' $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation - The Associated Press

Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — $49.3 million in damages, and counting , for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting...

Alex Jones: What's next for Infowars host hit with $49M in damages

Alex Jones has been ordered by an Austin, Texas jury to pay Sandy Hook parents nearly $50 million in total. What is next for the Infowars host?

How Alex Jones' behavior impacts him in court

Some legal experts said they were surprised by his conduct and questioned whether it was a calculated risk to boost his appeal to fans.

White House says it is working to push assault weapons ban in Senate

LAS VEGAS - The White House said on Saturday it is having conversations about what it can do to advance a bill banning the assault-style rifles that have been used in mass shootings. White House...

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