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Trump's Mar-a-Lago home raided by FBI in unprecedented move

The FBI executed a search warrant at the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump on Monday as part of an investigation into the alleged mishandling of White House records, including potentially classified material, according to two people familiar with the matter.


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Musk wants public debate with Twitter CEO instead of that upcoming court trial

That's not how this works −

Debate will happen at the Delaware Court of Chancery.


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Justice Department sues Idaho over abortion ban in first post-Roe litigation

In making the announcement at DOJ's headquarters, Attorney General Merrick Garland told reporters that Idaho’s ban violates a federal law that requires medical providers to offer emergency medical treatment.


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Citizens for Ethics tweets:

To all the fans who want the government to unseal the search warrant, remember that Trump has a copy of it and is refusing to make it public. Think about why that might be.

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A sweeping national-security bill which former President Donald Trump signed into law in 2018 could be used to punish him if he's found to have mishandled classified information after leaving office.

The bill increased punishments for those who mishandle classified information.


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Google Fiber was stalled for years but now says it’ll expand to 5 new states

The new states are Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, and Idaho. Three of those were just announced, while projects in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Mesa, Arizona, were announced in recent months.

No plan to “build the entire country”.


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Exclusive: An Informer Told the FBI What Docs Trump Was Hiding, and Where

"The raid on Mar-a-Lago was based largely on information from an FBI confidential human source, one who was able to identify what classified documents former President Trump was still hiding and even the location of those documents"


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Trump ridiculed for pleading the Fifth: 'This is exactly what the AG was hoping to achieve'

Trump previously stated that only guilty people use their Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

“You see the mob takes the Fifth,” Trump said in a speech. “If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”


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Trump invokes Fifth Amendment in N.Y. AG's civil probe of his business practices

The deposition lasted four hours, and the only question the former president answered was about his name, Trump attorney Ron Fischetti told NBC News.


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Iranian Shahram Poursafi charged in alleged plot to kill former Trump national security adviser John Bolton

Poursafi offered to pay contacts in the U.S. up to $300,000 to murder Bolton, according to court papers unsealed Wednesday. The Justice Department says the plot was likely in retaliation for the U.S. killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in January 2020.


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My Picade , running a Raspberry Pi 3b+, Sanwa controls and a 4:3 1024/768 screen.
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Trump ally Scott Perry says FBI have seized his phone following Mar-a-Lago raid

“This morning, while traveling with my family, 3 FBI agents visited me and seized my cell phone. They made no attempt to contact my lawyer, who would have made arrangements for them to have my phone if that was their wish,” Mr Perry said.


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A federal appeals court on Tuesday signed off on a House Ways and Means Committee request to obtain former President Donald Trump's tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service.

The 3-0 ruling from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals is a blow to , who has argued for years in court against releasing his tax returns to any investigators. A trial-level judge he appointed while president previously rejected his arguments in the case.


cnn.com/2022/08/09/politics/ap

Biden signs $280 billion chip funding bill

The bill, which passed Congress in late July with bipartisan support, gives $52.7 billion in funding for U.S. semiconductor production and another $200 billion for scientific research, including a technology directorate at the National Science Foundation meant to translate basic research into commercial products.


axios.com/2022/08/09/biden-chi

Almost every Ferrari sold since 2005 is being recalled

A faulty brake fluid reservoir cap might not vent properly, causing brake failure.


arstechnica.com/cars/2022/08/a

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