Trump lawyers to respond to DOJ move to unseal search warrant

On his social media site Truth Social late Thursday night, former President Donald Trump said he won’t oppose a federal court in Florida unsealing the search warrant that authorized federal agents to search his Mar-a-Lago residence. “Not only will I not oppose the release of the documents,” Trump said in a statement late Thursday, “I … Read more

Hacker offers to sell data of 48.5 million users of Shanghai’s COVID app

A man wearing protective gear checks his mobile phone at a subway station, after the lockdown placed to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was lifted in Shanghai, China June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register BEIJING, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A hacker has claimed to have obtained … Read more

Trump investigation live updates: Pelosi slams GOP for rhetoric following raid

Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee defended former President Donald Trump while attacking the integrity of the Department of Justice and the FBI during a press conference on Capitol Hill Friday. “President Donald Trump is Joe Biden’s most likeliest political opponent in 2024 and this is less than 100 days from critical midterm elections,” … Read more

Trump Raid Documents Could Reveal Intel Sources on U.S. Payroll

In pursuing the unprecedented search for Donald Trump’s residence on Monday, the FBI was seeking to retrieve Top Secret and “compartmented” documents dealing with intelligence “sources and methods,” two federal government sources tell Newsweek—documents with the potential to reveal US intelligence sources, including human sources on the American government payroll. This greatly complicates any public … Read more

Low water on Rhine poses new threat to Germany’s economy

Water in the river has dropped to “exceptionally low” levels in some areas, disrupting shipping on the country’s most important inland waterway, German officials told CNN on Friday. A lack of rainfall in recent months means that cargo ships are now carrying lighter loads, transport costs are soaring, and economic and power supply risks are … Read more

New York judge rules criminal case against the Trump Organization and former CFO Allen Weisselberg can proceed

A New York State judge ruled Friday that a criminal fraud and tax evasion prosecution against the Trump Organization and its former CFO, Allen Weisselberg, can proceed. Weisselberg and the company asked a judge in February to dismiss all 15 counts charged against them. Judge Juan Merchan dismissed one of several tax fraud counts against … Read more

Russia-Ukraine War: Latest Crimea News

A Ukrainian artillery unit firing from a frontline position near the town of Bakhmut on Wednesday.Credit…David Guttenfelder for The New York Times BAKHMUT, Ukraine — Ukrainian soldiers scurried around the howitzer in a field one recent morning. In a flurry of activity, one man lugged a 106-pound explosive shell from a truck to the gun. … Read more

Biden senior advisor Anita Dunn has to divest investment portfolio to avoid conflict

White House senior advisor Anita Dunn is being forced to divest an investment portfolio worth an estimated $16.8 million to $48.2 million that ethics attorneys say poses significant conflicts of interest in her new role. The political and communications strategist will also have to refuse herself from myriad domestic and international issues that affect her … Read more