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What do we get with new IRS funding? A crackdown on corporate jet abuse.: The IRS has a powerful story to tell — so long as it’s not drowned out by ...
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What do we get with new IRS funding? A crackdown on corporate jet abuse.
Quick Glance: What New IRS Funding Means: Crackdown on Corporate Jet Abuse
  • More audits of corporate jets, improved service for regular taxpayers.

  • After years of resource starvation, the IRS received an $80 billion investment to modernize IT systems and enhance tax enforcement.

  • The IRS launches a program to audit companies for corporate jet use (and abuse) to prevent tax evasion.

  • Furthermore, the IRS is investing in advanced data science capabilities for targeted audits and taxpayer-friendly tax preparation programs.
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Nikki Haley says U.S. "will have a female president" in 2024, be it her or Kamala Harris
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Nikki Haley says U.S. "will have a female president" in 2024 ...
Quick Glance: Nikki Haley Persists Despite Tough Polls
  • Difficult polls in her home state and consecutive losses to Trump spark speculation of her potential withdrawal.

  • In Greenville, South Carolina, she declares: "I'm not giving up."

  • Amid applause, Ms. Haley asserts: "I refuse to quit."

  • South Carolina primary is on Saturday, with Trump aiming for a decisive victory to solidify his lead.
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New Wisconsin District Maps Could End Years of GOP Gerrymandering: Under legal pressure to address Wisconsin’s “Swiss cheese” and oddly shaped districts ...
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New Wisconsin District Maps Could End Years of GOP Gerrymandering
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Former Obama adviser David Axelrod said the impression of the Republican party as extreme is harming it politically. "I would pay to have every American ... Show more
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Trump predicts November ‘Judgment Day’ for critics in CPAC speech: Former President Trump on Saturday painted a bleak picture of America under President Biden’s ...
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Trump predicts November ‘Judgment Day’ for critics in CPAC speech
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Live updates: Trump, Haley face off in South Carolina primary : Donald Trump and Nikki Haley are on the South Carolina Republican primary ballot in Haley’s home ...
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Live updates: Trump, Haley face off in South Carolina primary
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Trump's legal team submits cell phone analysis, Fani Willis objects it isn't 'relevant'
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Trump's legal team submits cell phone analysis, Fani Willis objects it ...
Quick Glance: Trump Submits Cellphone Records in Legal Case
  • Former President Donald Trump submitted evidence of Nathan Wade and Fani Willis' interactions before Wade's hiring.

  • The records could cast doubt on Willis and Wade's relationship timeline.

  • Trump requested disqualification of Willis and Wade over financial benefits.

  • An investigator alleges that the cellphone records reveal numerous interactions.
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Trump to speak at CPAC ahead of South Carolina primary – live: As Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland ...
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Trump to speak at CPAC ahead of South Carolina primary – live
Quick Glance: Trump’s Grim Portrayal vs. Biden
  • Former President depicts bleak America in speech.

  • Caution against Biden's re-election and pledge of freedom.

  • Forecast of chaotic future with Biden's second term.

  • Criticism of government and emphasis on general elections.
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Artemis II's Victor Glover talks about inspiring Black future astronauts: The mission will be the first flight to the moon with humans since the 1970s.
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Artemis II's Victor Glover talks about inspiring Black future astronauts
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Manchin vows to help the next president be successful, regardless of party: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) made a new pledge this week to help the next president be ...
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Manchin vows to help the next president be successful, regardless of party
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January 6 insurrection glorified at pro-Trump CPAC gathering: At an influential gathering of conservatives this weekend, the January 6, 2021 ...
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January 6 insurrection glorified at pro-Trump CPAC gathering
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For the first time since the Apollo missions ended 50 years ago, a U.S. spacecraft has touched down on the surface of the moon ... Show more
Quick Glance: Moon lander Odysseus tipped sideways on lunar surface
  • Intuitive Machines confirms the moon lander Odysseus is 'alive and well' but resting sideways on the lunar surface.

  • Although the landing was successful, engineers discovered the craft had tipped over during its final descent.

  • Communication with the lander is ongoing, with expectations of obtaining the first images from the lunar surface.

  • Most of the scientific payloads are accessible despite the sideways position, with some limitations in communication.
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Speaker Mike Johnson unveils plan to avert shutdown next week: WASHINGTON — Speaker Mike Johnson on Friday night unveiled his plan to avert a partial government ...
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Speaker Mike Johnson unveils plan to avert shutdown next week
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Before Joe, James and Hunter, there was Great-Great-Grandpa Moses: It may be hard-wired in the family DNA.
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Before Joe, James and Hunter, there was Great-Great-Grandpa Moses
Quick Glance: The Bidens: A History of Corruption
  • The Bidens have a skill at evading legal accountability.

  • Generations of Bidens exhibit scandalous patterns.

  • Joe Biden's ancestor was convicted of attempted murder.

  • Biden family members used political connections for exoneration.
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Joe Biden Has Lost His Own Voters: Only 34 percent of those who voted for Joe Biden in 2020 think the president definitely isn't too old for a second term.
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Joe Biden Has Lost His Own Voters
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Elon Musk steps in after California bakery jolted by cancelled Tesla order: A Tesla employee ordered 2,000 mini pies from San Jose’s Giving Pies ...
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Elon Musk steps in after California bakery jolted by cancelled Tesla order
Quick Glance: Tesla Cancels $16K Pie Order Last Minute
  • Tesla cancels $16K pie order last minute, leaving California bakery owner 'high and dry'

  • Voahangy Rasetarinera, owner of The Giving Pies in San Jose, received an order for 4,000 pies from Tesla, only to be canceled before delivery.

  • Rasetarinera had to cancel other orders and buy additional ingredients, resulting in a loss of over $16,000.

  • Despite moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas, Tesla maintains a presence in the Bay Area.
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The Strange Resurrection of the Two-State Solution: How an Unimaginable War Could Bring About the Only Imaginable Peace
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The Strange Resurrection of the Two-State Solution: How an Unimaginable ...
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Trump says Black voters like him more because of his indictments and mug shot: He cited the 91 felony charges he faces and compared them to unfair treatment from ...
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Trump says Black voters like him more because of his indictments and mug ...
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Biden's approval rating falls to 38% in Gallup poll: Joe Biden’s approval rating fell to 38% in Februrary, according to the latest Gallup poll released Friday.
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Biden's approval rating falls to 38% in Gallup poll
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Can Democrats Replace Biden? Here’s What to Know.: It is too late for a viable primary challenger to enter the race, and there is no mechanism for the party to ...
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Can Democrats Replace Biden? Here’s What to Know.
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Biden administration restores U.S. policy calling Israeli settlements 'illegitimate' under international law
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Biden administration restores U.S. policy calling Israeli settlements ...
Quick Glance: Blinken Condemns New Settlements in West Bank
  • Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken labels new Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal and counterproductive to peace.

  • Blinken expressed disappointment over the announcement of thousands of new residences in Palestinian territories.

  • Blinken emphasized the US government's opposition to settlement expansion, stating it weakens Israel's security.
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A cartoon by Pia Guerra and Ian Boothby. #NewYorkerCartoons See more cartoons from this week’s issue: nyer.cm/FAF15h0
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Trials against ex-presidents: Trump compares himself to black Americans: Donald Trump keeps talking about a witch hunt against him. Now he compares his legal ...
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Trials against ex-presidents: Trump compares himself to black Americans
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Judgment in Trump civil fraud case officially entered at $464 million: A clerk in New York has officially entered a more than $464 million fraud judgment against ...
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Judgment in Trump civil fraud case officially entered at $464 million
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Trump and his allies scramble to close fundraising gap with Biden: Concerns have also grown among top Republicans and other allies that Trump is spending too ...
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Trump and his allies scramble to close fundraising gap with Biden
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MLB players miffed at sport’s new see-through pants: ‘I know everyone hates them’
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MLB players miffed at sport’s new see-through pants: ‘I know everyone ...
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Former U.S. spies warned in 2020 that the Hunter Biden scandal had Russian fingerprints. They feel vindicated now.
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Former U.S. spies warned in 2020 that the Hunter Biden scandal had Russian ...
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Is this not stunning? ✨ It's the #Sun emitting a strong solar flare, caught on camera by #NASA 's #Solar Dynamics Observatory 📸 ☀️ Imagery shared by @NASA ... Show more
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U.S. imposes more than 500 new Russia sanctions after Navalny’s death: The Treasury Department on Friday announced an aggressive expansion of existing financial ...
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U.S. imposes more than 500 new Russia sanctions after Navalny’s death
Quick Glance: US Targets Russia with Over 500 New Sanctions
  • The US has announced over 500 new sanctions against Russia, including measures targeting Russia's main card payment system, financial and military institutions, and officials involved in the imprisonment of Alexei Navalny.

  • The newly-announced US measures also include nearly 100 firms and individuals who will face export restrictions.

  • Russian banks and military-industrial enterprises have adapted and developed workarounds to evade existing sanctions.

  • The EU has also announced new sanctions, targeting nearly 200 companies and individuals accused of helping Russia procure weapons or being involved in the kidnapping of Ukrainian children - something Moscow denies.
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Trump headlines CPAC ahead of expected win in South Carolina: Live updates: Donald Trump is slated to speak around noon on Saturday as part of the last day of ...
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Trump headlines CPAC ahead of expected win in South Carolina: Live updates
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Vindman: Trump’s NATO threat likely a ‘contributing factor’ in Navalny’s death: Retired Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman argued that former President Trump’s ...
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Vindman: Trump’s NATO threat likely a ‘contributing factor’ in Navalny’s ...
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Trump requests delay of $83.3 million judgment in Carroll defamation trial : The amount awarded was "egregiously excessive," Trump's lawyer said to ABC News.
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Trump requests delay of $83.3 million judgment in Carroll defamation trial ...
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Kanye West, Bianca Censori flaunt titanium teeth and nearly nude outfit at Milan Fashion Week
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Kanye West, Bianca Censori flaunt titanium teeth and nearly nude outfit at ...
Quick Glance: Censori's Bold Statement at Fashion Event
  • Bianca Censori showcased the pantless trend at Milan Fashion Week 2024.

  • The Australian partner of Kanye West sported a daring black leather bodysuit with pink boots at the Marni runway show alongside her rapper husband.

  • The 29-year-old Yeezy architect accompanied the 46-year-old Flashing Lights rapper at the designer's fall/winter 2024-2025 womenswear show in the Italian fashion capital, leaving little to the imagination in her high-cut string look.

  • Adding baby pink knee-high boots to her black ensemble, the Australian beauty made an unusual color statement and posed with West before the show.
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Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million is sold in Georgia, officials say. Here’s where
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Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million is sold in Georgia, officials say ...
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Why isn’t the Supreme Court moving faster on Trump’s immunity challenge?: When special counsel Jack Smith asked the Supreme Court to reject former President ...
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Why isn’t the Supreme Court moving faster on Trump’s immunity challenge?
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Citing presidential immunity, Trump's lawyers urge dismissal of classified documents case
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Quick Glance: Trump Seeks Dismissal of Classified Documents Case
  • Former U.S. president Donald Trump urges a Florida judge to dismiss the criminal case accusing him of illegally retaining classified documents.

  • Trump argues that presidential immunity shields him from prosecution, although this claim has failed in a separate case in federal appeals courts.

  • His lawyers claim that the charges stem from his choice to designate the papers as “personal” records under the Presidential Records Act, making them official acts during his White House tenure.

  • The case alleges Trump hoarded classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, obstructing government efforts to retrieve them.
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Biden meets Navalny's widow, sets sanctions: President Joe Biden met with the widow and daughter of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny to express his condolences ...
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Biden meets Navalny's widow, sets sanctions
Quick Glance: Biden meets Navalny's Widow and Daughter
  • President Biden offered condolences and pledged sanctions against Russia.

  • Navalny's death strengthened opposition against Putin in Russia.

  • Biden urges support for Ukraine against Russian invasion.
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Biden calls border deal ‘strongest’ in history in speech to governors: President Joe Biden called on House Republicans to take up the bipartisan border deal ...
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Biden calls border deal ‘strongest’ in history in speech to governors
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Three University of Wyoming swimmers killed and two injured in highway crash: Three University of Wyoming swimming and diving team members were killed in a car ...
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Three University of Wyoming swimmers killed and two injured in highway ...
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Beyoncé Has the Biggest Country Song in America. That Doesn’t Mean It’s the Biggest With Country Fans.
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Beyoncé Has the Biggest Country Song in America. That Doesn’t Mean It’s ...
Quick Glance: Beyoncé Tops Country Charts with 'Texas Hold 'Em'
  • Beyoncé hits No. 1 on Hot Country Songs chart with 'Texas Hold 'Em', first Black woman since 1958.

  • New album announcement follows success of 'Texas Hold 'Em' on streaming platforms.

  • Beyoncé's success in the country music industry sparks discussions among fans and critics.
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Elon Musk claims he will rival Gmail with XMail: Elon Musk has suggested he will take on Gmail, Outlook and others with his own email provider, XMail ...
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Elon Musk claims he will rival Gmail with XMail
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Fox News cuts off Trump rally speech to issue multiple fact-checks: Live: Republican presidential front-runner made announcement as he prepares for CPAC ...
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Fox News cuts off Trump rally speech to issue multiple fact-checks: Live
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Trump says he'll defend Christianity from 'radical left' that seek to 'tear down crosses'
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Trump says he'll defend Christianity from 'radical left' ...
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Soldier surprises younger brother at school after 3 years overseas: Jacob, a soldier with the U.S. Army, surprised his younger brother, Tristan ...
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Soldier surprises younger brother at school after 3 years overseas
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WATCH LIVE: NASA and Intuitive Machines hold briefing on first U.S. lunar landing since Apollo era
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Biden calls congressional Republicans "worse" than Strom Thurmond: "At least you could work with some of these guys," Biden said of Senate ...
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Biden calls congressional Republicans "worse" than Strom ...
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2 National Guardsmen dead after military helicopter crashes in Mississippi during routine training flight
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2 National Guardsmen dead after military helicopter crashes in Mississippi ...
Quick Glance: Tragedy: Two Fatalities in Mississippi Helicopter Crash
  • An Apache AH-64 helicopter crashed during a training flight in Prentiss County, Mississippi.

  • The incident occurred around 2pm in a wooded area near Boonville.

  • The Mississippi National Guard placed significant emphasis on supporting the surviving family members.

  • Recently, there have been several military aviation accidents, including an incident involving five Marines in California and an Osprey crash off the coast of Japan's Yakushima Island.
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Trump praises Scott amid VP speculation: Former President Trump on Friday piled on the praise for Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) during a rally in South Carolina amid ...
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Trump praises Scott amid VP speculation
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Progressive group preparing $30M turnout effort ahead of November: A progressive PAC is preparing a $30 million investment into a large-scale turnout effort ...
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Progressive group preparing $30M turnout effort ahead of November
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New York Judge Rejects Trump Attempt to Delay Payment of $455 Million Fine: New York Judge Arthur Engoron denied Donald Trump’s request to delay payment of the ...
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New York Judge Rejects Trump Attempt to Delay Payment of $455 Million Fine
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Until General Mark Milley, no chairman of the Joint Chiefs had confronted the possibility that the president might provoke a coup ... Show more
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Crypto Miners Fight Federal Agencies’ Demands To Reveal Energy Use: A judge has temporarily halted the Department of Energy’s attempts to force crypto companies ...
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Crypto Miners Fight Federal Agencies’ Demands To Reveal Energy Use
Quick Glance: Crypto Miners Resist Government Demands on Energy Data
  • Lawyers representing a crypto trade group secure a temporary win to halt data collection on energy usage.

  • A federal judge in Texas temporarily stops a mandatory survey for companies to disclose electricity usage.

  • The Texas Blockchain Council lawsuit against federal agencies effectively halts the case for at least four weeks.

  • Government officials at all levels express concern over the increasing energy consumption of the cryptomining industry.
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Trump New York Fraud Verdict Balloons to $454 Million With Interest: The judge who hit Donald Trump with a $355 million verdict in New York’s civil fraud lawsuit ...
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Trump New York Fraud Verdict Balloons to $454 Million With Interest
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WATCH LIVE: White House holds daily briefing ahead of National Governors Association Winter Meeting
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WATCH LIVE: White House holds daily briefing ahead of National Governors ...
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On the same day that Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker handed down an opinion declaring that fertilized frozen embryos are people ... Show more
Quick Glance: Calls for Legislation Rooted in Bible
  • Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker endorses the Seven Mountains Mandate, urging conservative Christians to shape American life based on their beliefs.

  • Parker emphasized America's Christian foundation and supported the Seven Mountains Mandate, advocating that conservative Christians should rule over key American life aspects.

  • Parker justified his ruling equating embryos to living children by referencing the Bible, highlighting the sanctity of life and creation of all humans in God's image.

  • Republican politicians increasingly embrace the idea that American laws should be rooted in a fundamentalist interpretation of the Bible, reflecting the influence of religious theology in politics.