Prince Andrew, in disgrace, settles underage sex case with Epstein victim
A month after his ouster from royal life, Britain's Prince Andrew agreed Tuesday to settle a New York civil lawsuit over allegations that he sexually abused a teenage girl trafficked by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
With Build Back Better on back burner, Dems fire up environmental justice
Facing the all-but-certain death of the $1.85 trillion Build Back Better Act, Democrats are pushing to get parts of their climate agenda formalized into law.
No defamation: Palin loses suit against NY Times
The New York Times prevailed Tuesday against defamation claims that Sarah Palin brought over an old editorial that improperly connected her to inciting mass murder.
Newsom chooses Justice Patricia Guerrero for California Supreme Court
Extolling her keen legal mind, experience and integrity, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that he will nominate Fourth Appellate District Justice Patricia Guerrero to replace departing Associate Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar on the state Supreme Court.
LA set to launch long-planned overhaul of taxi regulations
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to completely rewrite the city's taxi regulations in an effort to level the playing field with ride-hail apps like Uber and Lyft.
Cyberattacks, Russian drills heighten panic as US warns of Ukraine invasion
With United States intelligence sources and top officials claiming Russia may invade Ukraine on Wednesday or before the Winter Olympics end on Sunday, tensions soared even higher on Tuesday as Ukrainian websites were allegedly hit by a powerful cyberattack and Russia's parliament voted to recognize Russia-backed breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.
Russian energy and Chinese materials drive $11 billion trade deficit in EU
Imported energy and raw materials, as well as trade with China and Russia, drove the European Union’s 10 billion euro ($11.3 billion) trade deficit last year, according to data published by the EU's statistics agency Eurostat on Tuesday.
Lawyer accused of bribing witnesses for Kenyan official put on trial
The criminal trial of a Kenyan lawyer accused of bribing witnesses began before the International Criminal Court on Tuesday.
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