Articles Tagged with Domestic

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Texas authorities Monday announced a criminal investigation into Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ operation which flew approximately 50 Venezuelan migrants into Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, located in San Antonio, Texas, claims migrants were “lured under false pretenses” from the Migrant Resource Center to Florida, where they then boarded a plane chartered by [...]

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The Biden administration Friday published the “First-Ever Comprehensive Framework for Responsible Development of Digital Assets” in line with a March executive order obligating government agencies and sectoral regulators to conduct research on the effects of cryptocurrencies on consumer protection and the risks and benefits of deploying a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The framework encourages [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Friday ruled that Texas law HB 20, which prohibits social media platforms from censoring users “based on viewpoint” and requires them to release biannual transparency reports, is constitutional. Judge Andrew S. Oldham wrote the opinion, and judge Edith H. Jones concurred. HB 20 generally prohibits large social [...]

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Raymond Dearie, US District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York, was appointed on Thursday special master as part of the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into former president Trump. The court order appointing the special master will slow the DOJ’s investigation into documents held by the former president. The order granting the motion was [...]

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday announced he had sent two busloads of migrants to the Washington, DC residence of Vice President Kamala Harris in a show of frustration over the state of US immigration policy. The move comes a day after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sent two charter jets full of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, [...]

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US President Joe Biden, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and railway unions Thursday reached a tentative agreement ahead of a nationwide strike scheduled to begin this Friday. The tentative agreement contains wage increases, bonuses, easements of strict attendance policies with unpaid days off for doctor’s appointments and no increases to copays or deductibles under healthcare [...]

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New York Attorney General Letitia James Thursday rejected a settlement offer from former President Donald Trump’s legal team to end James’ civil investigation into Trump, according to an exclusive report by the NYT. James is now considering suing at least one of Trump’s children—Ivanka, Eric, Donald Jr.— in a separate civil suit. People familiar with [...]

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The Supreme Court of the United States Wednesday voted 5-4 to uphold a ruling that Yeshiva University must recognize an LBGTQ student group. The majority stated that the university must pursue a challenge to the lower court’s ruling in state court before entering into federal court. Last week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily blocked the order [...]

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California Attorney General Rob Bonta Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against ecommerce company Amazon, accusing the company of stifling competition and creating artificial pricing floors. The 84-page complaint was filed in San Francisco Superior Court and argues that Amazon’s anticompetitive practices are in violation of California’s Unfair Competition Law and Cartwright Act. The lawsuit mirrors [...]

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A federal grand jury in the district of New Jersey Wednesday indicted three Iranian nationals for an alleged computer-hacking scheme involving organizations from several countries. The indictment named Mansour Ahmadi, Ahmad Khatibi Aghda, and Amir Hossein Nickaein Ravari as defendants. The indictment alleges that the defendants engaged in a computer-hacking scheme and hacked into multiple [...]

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