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DOJ Charges Crypto CEO In Alleged $700M Scheme

USA Today reports: The founder of the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato was arrested early Wednesday in Miami in connection with a vast money laundering operation, accused of transmitting more than $700 million in illicit funds in the past four years. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said Anatoly Legkodymov, 40, a Russian national, oversaw a major “high-tech financial hub that catered to …

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Woman Sprays ATL Staff, Cops With Fire Extinguisher

Atlanta’s ABC affiliate reports: A woman was arrested Tuesday after police said she assaulted officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and sprayed people with a fire extinguisher. At around 9:34 p.m., officers responded to concourse D at the airport in reference to a suspicious woman attempting to open secured doors inside the concourse. When officers arrived, airport security notified them …

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Arizona Republicans Lose Appeal To End Voting By Mail

Capital Media Services reports: All Arizonans will continue to be able to vote by mail despite efforts by the state Republican Party to kill the practice. The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected arguments by a lawyer for the GOP and Kelli Ward, its chair, that allowing people to vote from their own homes or anywhere other than a …

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Jared Kushner Claims He Had “Screaming Matches” With Trump Over His Lies About Election, Voter Fraud

Mediaite reports: Former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top White House adviser, Jared Kushner, described to author Chris Whipple his aggressive confrontations with then-President Trump following his loss in the 2020 election and subsequent allegations of voter fraud. Whipple’s new book, out this week, The Fight of His Life: Inside Joe Biden’s White House, includes a section in which Kushner …

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WH Blasts Committee Assignments For Far-Right Reps

Axios reports: The White House on Wednesday condemned the addition of far-right Republicans to the House Oversight Committee, including Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Scott Perry (R-Pa.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.). The White House did not explicitly name the four members, but cited examples of Greene and Gosar promoting violence against other members of Congress that led …

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JetBlue Plane Strikes Tail Of Parked Aircraft At JFK

New York City’s NBC affiliate reports: A JetBlue flight from New York to Puerto Rico bumped into another plane in the gate area on Wednesday, the second time in a matter of days that two planes experienced an unusual incident at JFK Airport. Flight 1603 “came into light contact with a parked unoccupied aircraft during pushback,” a JetBlue spokesman said …

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Dem North Carolina AG Announces Bid For Governor

The Hill reports: North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein (D) announced Wednesday that he is running for governor of the state in 2024, becoming the first major candidate to declare their candidacy for the governorship. Stein announced his bid to succeed the term-limited Gov. Roy Cooper (D) in a video posted on his Twitter account, saying that he “learned early …

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J6 Panel Found Twitter Protected Trump And Extremists

The Washington Post reports: The Jan. 6 committee spent months gathering stunning new details on how social media companies failed to address the online extremism and calls for violence that preceded the Capitol riot.But in the end, committee leaders declined to delve into those topics in detail in their final report, reluctant to dig into the roots of domestic extremism …

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Bankrupt Crypto Firm Claims Hackers Stole $415 Million

NBC News reports: Bankrupt crypto firm FTX said on Tuesday that $415 million worth of crypto was hacked from the exchange’s accounts, representing a sizeable portion of the identified assets the company is trying to recover. In a presentation titled “Maximizing FTX Recoveries,” lawyers and advisors for FTX debtors updated the total liquid assets identified for recovery, and said they’re valued at …

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Party City Files For Bankruptcy Protection [VIDEO]

CNN Business reports: Party City filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday after years of losses and weak sales. The largest party goods and Halloween specialty retail chain in the United States said in a regulatory filing that it reached an agreement with debtholders to cut its $1.7 billion debt load. The company said it secured $150 million in financing that will …

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