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Authorities seize crypto website Bitzlato, arrest founder for allegedly operating criminal haven

An international group of law enforcement agencies seized a Hong Kong-registered cryptocurrency website and arrested its founder for allegedly operating a haven for criminals to launder funds. → Read More

Biden signs bill to remove bust of Dred Scott decision author from Capitol

President Biden signed a bill on Tuesday that removes the bust of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who authored the court’s Dred Scott decision, from the Capitol Building. → Read More

More than 2,700 flights canceled as Southwest struggles persist

Southwest Airlines canceled nearly two-thirds of its flights on Wednesday as the carrier continued to grapple with the recent winter storm. → Read More

Hobbs asks court to sanction Lake over unproven election claims

Arizona Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs (D) and Maricopa County asked a judge to sanction Kari Lake and her attorneys on Monday after Lake unsuccessfully challenged her loss in last month’s gubernatorial race. → Read More

Judge dismisses remainder of Kari Lake’s election lawsuit following two-day trial

An Arizona judge on Saturday ruled against Kari Lake in her challenge of Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs’s (D) victory, dismissing the highest-profile case challenging the midterm election results. → Read More

FCC proposes record $300M fine for despised car warranty robocalls

“We’ve been trying to reach you about your car’s extended warranty” is probably a line you’ve heard if you received a robocall within the last year. Now, the FCC is looking to strike back against the people behind the calls. → Read More

Jan. 6 chair ‘convinced’ DOJ will charge Trump

“If the evidence is as we presented it, I’m convinced the Justice Department will charge former President Trump. No one, including a former president, is above the law,” Thompson said. → Read More

Amber Heard settles defamation case against Johnny Depp

Actress Amber Heard said she has settled the defamation case brought by her ex-husband, Johnny Depp. → Read More

National Archives releases thousands of JFK assassination records

The National Archives has released thousands of additional records related to the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy. → Read More

Musk says he’s taking legal action over Twitter account that tracks his jet

Elon Musk is threatening to pursue legal action against an individual who set up a bot account on Twitter to track the movements of the billionaire’s private jet. Musk had vowed to not ban the account last month, but Twitter on Wednesday suspended it and other jet trackers as the platform updated its doxxing policy […] → Read More

Here are all the GOP legal challenges to Arizona’s election results

Most unsuccessful Arizona statewide Republican nominees formally contested their opponents’ certified victories, pushing vast allegations to argue votes should be set aside or adjusted that would f… → Read More

Airbnb study finds guests perceived to be Black have more trouble booking stay

Airbnb says in a new report that perceived Black customers are less likely to get their reservations confirmed compared to perceived white customers. → Read More

Elon Musk no longer world’s richest person: Forbes

Musk’s wealth is largely tied to Tesla, causing him to lose billions as shares fell 6.3 percent on Monday and another 4.1 percent on Tuesday. → Read More

Musk fires back after criticism of gender pronouns tweet about Fauci

Twitter CEO Elon Musk fired back on Sunday night after facing backlash for tweeting that his pronouns are “Prosecute/Fauci” earlier in the day. → Read More

Twitter relaunching revamped subscription service, prices higher for Apple users

Twitter announced it will relaunch its subscription service on Monday, although prices will be higher for Apple users in an apparent jab at the tech giant’s fees on in-app purchases. → Read More

US diplomat says Brittney Griner’s physical health ‘seems to be just fine’

“I mean, she was full of energy,” Carstens added. “Looked fantastic. She’s in Fort Sam Houston right now undergoing some medical evaluations, but she seems to be just fine.” → Read More

Juul settles more than 5,000 lawsuits for undisclosed amount

E-cigarette company Juul announced on Tuesday it has settled more than 5,000 lawsuits for an undisclosed amount after claims mounted over Juul’s marketing practices and plagued the company’s finances. → Read More

DOJ watchdog finds series of ‘failures’ by prison officials before Whitey Bulger death

The Justice Department’s inspector general identified a series of “management and performance failures” among Bureau of Prison (BOP) employees that preceded the 2018 death of infamous mobster James “Whitey” Bulger in a West Virginia prison. Three men were charged with conspiracy to commit first degree murder over Bulger’s killing, which occurred in October 2018 just […] → Read More

Republicans divided over Trump hosting Ye, ‘associates’ at Mar-a-Lago: survey

About one-third of Republicans indicated approval of former President Trump’s recent dinner with rapper Ye and “his associates,” but disapproval shot up when asked specifically about white supremacist Nick Fuentes’s presence, according to a new YouGov-Yahoo poll. The poll found 36 percent of Republicans approved of the dinner when it was framed as hosting Ye, […] → Read More

DHS delays REAL ID deadline another two years

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it was extending the deadline by roughly two years for air passengers to use a REAL ID when traveling. → Read More