Alex Murdaugh trial coverage – live: Paul and Maggie’s last texts revealed as defense suggests evidence was ‘destroyed’

Alex Murdaugh: Who is the disgraced attorney and why is he on trial? Sign up to our free US news bulletin sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Sign up to our free morning US email news bulletin Alex Murdaugh’s high-profile murder trial is now in full swing with prosecutors slated to call more … Read more

In the death of Tyre Nichols, 7th Memphis police officer is ‘relieved of duty’

The fallout from Tyre Nichols’ fatal beating continued Monday when the Memphis Police Department said a seventh police officer who responded was relieved of duty. In a statement, the agency did not identify the seventh officer or say whether the person would face departmental or criminal charges. The department also confirmed that a sixth officer, … Read more

Asia’s chipmakers fall as Samsung sees worst quarterly profit in 8 years

Attendees wait in line beneath a large LED display of smart connected home products to enter the Samsung Electronics booth, during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6, 2023. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Shares of semiconductors in Asia fell as South Korean chip giant Samsung Electronics … Read more

Asia-Pacific shares, Fed, earnings, economic data

CNBC Pro: What one tech fund manager is expecting from Apple and Alphabet earnings this week Microsoft issued a disappointing revenue forecast last week, but its stock has since increased. What does that mean for the other Big Tech companies set to report earnings? Tech fund manager Jeremy Gleeson, who manages the £1.1 billion ($1.5 … Read more

Nick Saban kicks tires on Jeremy Pruitt as Alabama continues search for next defensive coordinator

Alabama coach Nick Saban has reached out to former Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt regarding the Crimson Tide’s vacant defensive coordinator position, sources tell CBS Sports. It is believed no offer has been made at this time, and Alabama would not speak on Pruitt’s candidacy when contacted for comment. Sources indicate Pruitt would face long odds … Read more

Cook County prosecutors to drop R. Kelly sex assault cases

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx will be dropping four indictments accusing R. Kelly of sexual abuse and assault, with the disgraced singer already facing decades in prison following two separate convictions on federal charges. A status hearing in Kelly’s cases in Cook County is scheduled for Tuesday, but on Monday afternoon, … Read more

Luka Doncic drops 53 in Mavs’ win while chirping with Pistons assistant

DALLAS — Luka Doncic made a detour toward the Detroit Pistons’ bench during a timeout with 7.1 seconds remaining in the Dallas Mavericks’ 111-105 win Monday night. He approached Pistons assistant coach Jerome Allen to offer a few parting thoughts, punctuating a conversation that had continued throughout the game, a final exchange that was extended … Read more