Lawyer: FTX founder likely challenging new crypto charges
A lawyer for onetime cryptocurrency darling Sam Bankman-Fried is signaling that he's challenging the validity of new charges contained in rewritten indictments released in recent weeks after his client was brought to the United States from the Bahamas in December.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to be released on $250 million bail
FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is escorted out of the Magistrate's Court on December 21, 2022 in Nassau, Bahamas. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried will be released on $250 million bail in a deal designed by federal prosecutors and Bankman-Fried's defense attorneys, a New York federal judge ruled on Thursday. Bankman-Fried was indicted in the Southern District of New York on eight counts including securities fraud and money laundering. Judge Gabriel Gorenstein said that Bankman-Fried would require "strict" supervision following his release to his parents' home in California. As part of the release, Bankman-Fried would be released into the custody of his parents home.cnbc.com
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested in the Bahamas at the request of U.S. authorities. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged him with orchestrating a scheme to defraud investors. Scott MacFarlane reports.news.yahoo.com
Tropical Storm Nicole churns toward Bahamas, Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole churned toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coastline on Tuesday and was forecast to develop into a hurricane over the next couple of days, foreca[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Shark kills US tourist snorkeling in Bahamas, police say
Authorities say a shark has attacked and killed a U.S. cruise ship passenger who was snorkeling in waters around the Bahamas. Tuesday’s attack involved a 58-year-old woman from Pennsylvania and occurred at a popular snorkeling spot near Green Cay in the northern Bahamas, police spokeswoman Chief Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings told The Associated Press.
Whoopi Comes for Clarence Thomas: Your Marriage Rights Are Next!
The View’s big trip to the Bahamas to mark the daytime talk show’s 25th anniversary kicked off on a less than celebratory note on Monday as the hosts weighed in for the first time on the Supreme Court decision that removed women’s constitutional right to make decisions about their own bodies.As moderator Whoopi Goldberg explained at the start of the show, the news broke while the team was flying down from New York. Joy Behar, meanwhile, joked that she almost “jumped out of the plane.”Each co-hosnews.yahoo.com
Sandals Bahamas deaths: US tourist who survived is 'still in good condition' at Florida hospital
The U.S. tourist who was airlifted to Florida after falling ill at a Bahamas resort in an incident that left her husband and another American couple dead remains in good condition Thursday, a hospital spokesperson tells Fox News Digital.news.yahoo.com
Bahamas calls on US labs to help solve deaths of 3 tourists
Officials say samples extracted from three tourists from Tennessee and Florida who died at a resort in the Bahamas under mysterious circumstances have been sent to a U.S. lab to expedite results and help authorities understand what happenedwashingtonpost.com
Sandals Bahamas deaths: Son of American hospitalized in Miami says she woke up and 'couldn't move'
The son of a woman airlifted to a Miami hospital after falling ill at a Bahamas resort where three other Americans were found dead says she woke up and “couldn’t move,” according to a report.news.yahoo.com
Eta Becomes An Extratropical Low
Location 85 miles SE of Wilmington North Carolina Wind 45 mph Heading ENE at 21 mph Pressure 29.65 Coordinates 76.8W, 33.3NDiscussionAt 400 AM EST (0900 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Eta was located near latitude 33.3 North, longitude 76.8 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 21 mph (33 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue with an increase in forward speed through Saturday. On the forecast track, Eta is expected to gradually pull away from the southeast U.S. Coast today. Eta could intensify a little as an non-tropical cyclone during the next day or so before it becomes absorbed by a larger non-tropical cyclone on Saturday or Saturday night. Tropics Models at 8:10 Friday Morning, November 13thLand HazardsSURF: Swells generated by Eta will affect portions of the southeastern United States coast today.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Oct. 12
Today is Monday, Oct. 12, the 286th day of 2020. In 1864, Roger B. Taney, the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, died at 87; he was succeeded by Salmon Chase. Attorney General Francis Biddle announced during a Columbus Day celebration at Carnegie Hall in New York that Italian nationals in the United States would no longer be considered enemy aliens. In 1973, President Richard Nixon nominated House minority leader Gerald R. Ford of Michigan to succeed Spiro T. Agnew as vice president. In 2000, 17 sailors were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the destroyer USS Cole in Yemen.
Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas
The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina. "We are forecasting it to become a hurricane before it reaches the coast this evening," senior hurricane specialist Daniel Brown said. Authorities were getting ready in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ordering swimmers out of the water to avoid rough surf and strong rip currents. Were from Michigan, so we get snow and go through it all," Aliyah Owens, who arrived in Myrtle Beach for a summer vacation Sunday, told WTBW-TV. Anything that can move we tie down or bring inside, Philo told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach.
The Bahamas banned flights from the US and other hard-hit countries in effort to contain coronavirus spread
The Bahamian government is banning travelers from the US and other countries where coronavirus cases are surging in an effort to prevent further spread of the virus in the Caribbean nation. All international commercial flights are banned from entering the Bahamas, effective Wednesday, July 22. 49 of the cases had been identified since the Bahamas reopened its borders on July 1. However, private international flights, charters and yachts from all countries will be allowed. The better we are at this, the more our economy could open up and people could make a living, he said.
All aboard: Sail from Galveston to Royal Caribbean’s private island CocoCay beginning March
HOUSTON – Beginning March, Royal Caribbean will offer seven-day long cruises that will sail from Galveston to its private island, CocoCay, in the Bahamas for prices as low as $564. Cruise-goers will embark on an adventure on the “Enchantment of the Sea” ship, which will also make stops in Key West, Florida and Nassau, Bahamas, before reaching “Perfect Day” at CocoCay. Royal Caribbean says CocoCay has beach areas that make the island the ultimate sun-soaking escape and offers lots of activities to make the perfect beach day. The cruise’s lowest rates range from $564 to $920, with trips beginning on March 30 until Sept. 25. Here’s a list of all the dates available on the site:March 30April 6May 29June 5June 12June 19July 10July 17August 7August 14September 18September 25For more details on what the cruise offers, go here.