Biden announces new sanctions on Russia as attack on Ukraine unfolds
U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a new set of sanctions, clamping down on Russian banks and Russian elites and limiting access to technology commerce Thursday, in response to the Kremlin's large-scale attack on Ukraine.
Trump criminal probe at crossroads after departure of two prosecutors
Former President Donald Trump's personal attorney is advising him to breathe a sigh of relief after the departure of two prosecutors from the Manhattan District Attorney’s criminal probe.
Trump’s First Amendment lawsuit against Twitter on thin ice
A federal judge signaled a strong inclination Thursday to dismiss former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against Twitter for kicking him off its platform in 2021.
Texas high court hears challenge to near-total abortion ban
The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in the federal case against a state law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
NYC school staff who rebuffed vaccine mandate urge 2nd Circuit for relief
Already more than halfway through the academic calendar, a collection of school workers suspended for refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19 mounted an unlikely bid for an injunction at the Second Circuit.
Former cops convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
A Minnesota jury on Thursday found three former Minneapolis police officers guilty on all counts of violating George Floyd’s civil rights during his deadly arrest.
Russia attacks Ukraine, bringing war back to Europe
A major war in Europe broke out in the early hours of Wednesday when Russia launched a full-scale attack against Ukraine, bombing airports and military installations and sending in troops and tanks.
Selling tobacco to kids can cost shops their licenses
Stripping a bar of its license for two weeks was not a disproportionate penalty for selling tobacco products to underage kids, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday.
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