Bitcoin-backed fund takes off at launch, likely faces regulatory scrutiny
The first-ever exchange-traded fund linked to Bitcoin debuted with a rousing success on Tuesday, though heightened scrutiny by regulators is sure to come.
Capitol rioters face trial delays caused by court backlog, mass of evidence
A federal judge acknowledged on Tuesday that there could be constitutional problems with the length of time that Capitol rioters have to wait for their trial, as the mass of discovery from the Jan. 6 insurrection is enormous and growing by the day.
FDA expected to greenlight mix-and-match Covid boosters
The Food and Drug Administration is reportedly planning to let Americans mix and match booster shots as all are relatively effective at boosting immunity regardless of patients’ original vaccination series.
Judge won’t release identifying documents in lawsuit alleging San Diego police bias at Trump rally
The city of San Diego does not have to disclose the identity of a suspect who allegedly threw an incendiary device at anti-Trump demonstrators at a Pacific Beach “Patriot March” on Jan. 9 where Trump supporters clashed with counter-protesters.
California misses water conservation mark for 2nd month as state records driest year since 1924
Slogging through one of the hottest and driest stretches in state history, Californian cities and water districts combined to slash water usage by 5% in August compared to August 2020.
Sheriff charged with false reporting in relation to confrontation with Black newspaper carrier
The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed misdemeanor criminal charges against Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer on Tuesday, on suspicion he followed a Black newspaper carrier in his neighborhood and told police 911 dispatchers the man threatened to kill him.
Polish leader accuses EU judges of activism and ‘creeping revolution’
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Tuesday escalated a conflict between his right-wing nationalist government and the European Union by accusing the bloc's leaders of “blackmail” and its courts of a “creeping revolution” by expanding the EU's supranational powers.
Rights court condemns secret Russian terrorism trial
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday condemned Russia for holding a flawed secret trial against nine men convicted of carrying out terrorist attacks in 2009.
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