A loan shark who was freed from prison by Donald Trump in the last days of his presidency has been ordered to repay tens of millions of dollars to thousands of small businesses across the US. Jonathan Braun, who was serving a 10-year prison term on drug charges when Trump commuted his sentence in January 2021, is among four lenders who were ordered by a New York judge to cease all collection efforts, refund money to customers and provide a judge with a complete accounting of all funds collected over nearly a decade.
BMW has decided to stop charging car owners a subscription fee to use their heated car seats, though the German automaker remains committed to paid on-demand services. read more
After a report called out Musk's union-busting, UAW's blue check got reinstated. read more
Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu has not been seen in public for more than two weeks. read more
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena the Department of Veterans Affairs for detailed data on its year-old policy of providing abortions to veterans in certain cases. read more