In reversal, US poised to approve Abrams tanks for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what would be a reversal, the Biden administration is poised to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Tuesday, as international reluctance to send tanks to the battlefront against the Russians begins to erode. The decision could be announced as soon as Wednesday, though it could take months […]

Classified documents at Pence’s home, too, his lawyer says

NEW YORK (AP) — Documents with classified markings were discovered in former Vice President Mike Pence ‘s Indiana residence last week, his lawyer says, the latest in a string of recoveries of papers meant to be treated with utmost sensitivity from the homes of current and former top U.S. officials. “A small number of documents,” taken into FBI […]

Texas AG Paxton settles opioid lawsuit against CVS, Walgreens for $604 million, as Washington state morgues fill

Texas AG Paxton settles opioid lawsuit against CVS, Walgreens for $604 million, as Washington state morgues fill

Image: Law enforcement personnel stand outside at a home in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday, January 19, 2023. U.S. agents in southern Arizona said Thursday they seized up to 440 pounds (about 200 kilograms) of what they suspect is a precursor chemical often used to manufacture the dangerous drug fentanyl, a chilling sign that producers may […]

Justice Department sues Google over digital advertising dominance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and several states sued Google on Tuesday, alleging that its dominance in digital advertising harms competition. The government alleges that Google’s plan to assert dominance has been to “neutralize or eliminate” rivals through acquisitions and to force advertisers to use its products by making it difficult to use competitors’ […]

U.S. closer to approving ‘significant number’ of Abrams tanks to Ukraine – POLITICO

U.S. closer to approving ‘significant number’ of Abrams tanks to Ukraine  POLITICO Ukraine ‘will pay’ if Germany sends it tanks, Russia warns  CNN Germany encourages allies with Leopard tanks to begin training Ukrainian forces | DW News  DW News Germany’s Hesitation on Tanks Is Prolonging the War | Opinion  Newsweek Germany’s Tank Battle Angers Allies | Opinion  Newsweek

Decisions on charges in Trump election case ‘imminent,’ Georgia prosecutor says – Reuters

Decisions on charges in Trump election case ‘imminent,’ Georgia prosecutor says  Reuters Watch live: Trump Georgia election probe hearing in Atlanta  USA TODAY Fulton County Hearing Live-Blog – Lawfare  Lawfare LIVE: Georgia judge considers release of Trump investigation report  Reuters ‘Decisions are imminent’ on charges in Trump’s effort to overturn 2020 election in Georgia, Fulton County DA says  CNN