The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to unsealed court documents.
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Trump vows defense bill veto unless internet liability shield scrapped
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would veto the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act unless it includes a measure eliminating a federal law protecting tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter.
Massachusetts lawmakers approve major police reform bill
Massachusetts lawmakers on Tuesday approved a major police reform bill in the wake of protests over George Floyd's death in Minneapolis that creates a new system for officer accountability, restricts no-knock warrants and bans chokeholds.
Trump family urges U.S. appeals court to move marketing scam lawsuit to arbitration
A lawyer for Donald Trump on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to halt a lawsuit accusing the U.S. president of exploiting his family name to promote a marketing scam targeting poor and working-class people.
Treasury nominee Yellen warns of 'self-reinforcing' U.S. downturn, vows to aid needy
President-elect Joe Biden's treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the United States is experiencing a historic crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout that requires urgent action to avert a "self-reinforcing" downturn.
Salesforce to buy workplace app Slack in $27.7 billion deal
Salesforce.com Inc has agreed to buy workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc in a $27.7 billion deal, the biggest by the cloud-computing pioneer as it bets on an extended run for remote working and sharpens its rivalry with Microsoft.
Monolith or just trash? Metal sculpture in Utah appears to have been demolished
The mysterious metal column found standing inexplicably in a remote part of Utah's desert last month was knocked down and dismantled by a group of men who considered it "trash," according to a photographer who documented the object's demise.
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