The DOJ submitted a detailed materials list to the special master appointed by the courts to review the documents seized by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago. The list refutes Trump's lawyers' claim that the FBI planted evidence on his property.Go deeper →
Authorities in Germany, Sweden, and Denmark are investigating sudden leaks in the Nord Stream pipeline, which carries natural gas from Russia to Germany, that caused pressure in the pipeline to drop unexpectedly and raised suspicions of sabotage. Sweden's national seismic network detected two large explosions under the Baltic Sea near the leaks.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton went viral for fleeing his home to avoid being served a subpoena to appear in an abortion case.Go deeper →
Attorney Chris Kise has been sidelined from the investigation into the documents at Mar-a-Lago after being brought on to represent Trump in May. The reason for the shift is unclear, but it could mean that Kise will focus his efforts on the other investigations into Trump's business and January 6th.
Students across Virginia staged walkout protests today to protest governor Glenn Youngkin's policies toward transgender students. Earlier this month, Youngkin rewrote policies for transgender students, mandating that students must use bathrooms that align with their sex, preventing students from changing their pronouns or names at school, and forcing teachers to tell parents about students who want to transition genders.
Cloudflare announced the launch of a $1.25 billion \"Workers Launchpad\" for startups who use the platform. The launchpad will connect the startups with venture firms who have offered to invest in Cloudflare users.Go deeper →
The SEC has fined the software giant Oracle $23 million for bribing foreign officials.Go deeper →
Kyle Young, one of the January 6th rioters, has been sentenced to 86 months behind bars for assaulting D.C. police officer Mike Fanone and another officer. Young will spend more than seven years in jail for his role in the Capitol riot.
The Senate cut a proposal from Senator Joe Manchin which would speed up the permitting process for energy projects to pass a short-term funding bill. The provision was unpopular with both Democrats and Republicans. The bill also includes new aid for Ukraine.
Today the House passed Representative Liz Cheney's overhaul of the Electoral Count Act, which Trump tried to exploit to decertify the results of the 2020 election. The amendments to the act clarified that the Vice President does not have the authority to decertify electoral results and raised the threshold needed to question the validity of state electors.