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But it also alleges Trump, Trump Jr., Giuliani and Brooks broke Washington, DC, laws, including an anti-terrorism act, by inciting the riot, and that they aided and abetted violent rioters and inflicted emotional distress on the members of Congress. “The Defendants, in short, convinced the mob that something was occurring that — if actually true …

The European Court of Justice upheld a complaint from the European Commission that the UK was not obeying air pollution rules while it was still a member. Its Luxembourg-based judges ordered Britain to pay the costs for both itself and the EU. The ECJ could have ordered Britain to pay multimillion pound fines as a …

A person holds a smartphone in front of ‘Available on the App Store’ words and the Apple logo. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images LONDON — The U.K.’s competition regulator on Thursday launched an antitrust investigation into Apple. The Competition and Markets Authority said it would investigate Apple over complaints from …

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is sticking by Defence Minister Linda Reynolds after she called alleged rape survivor Brittany Higgins a 'lying cow’. The PM confirmed he would not sack her and said she had apologised to staff over her comments, which Ms Reynolds claims was not related to the rape allegation. “She apologised to the …

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak takes part in a national “clap for carers” to show thanks for the work of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) workers and frontline medical staff around the country as they battle with the coronavirus pandemic, on the steps of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on April 16, …

Here are some of the biggest developments Monday: The U.S. is recording at least 67,300 new Covid-19 cases and at least 2,010 virus-related deaths each day, based on a seven-day average calculated by CNBC using Johns Hopkins University data. The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University: Global cases: More than 114.22 million Global …

The subject is sure to come up when the former acting director of national intelligence and Trump ally meets with the former President at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, but the two men are expected to discuss a range of topics, the source told CNN on Saturday. CNN previously reported that Newsom’s opponents, angry over the Democratic …

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration plans to allow a sweeping Trump-era rule aimed at combating Chinese technology threats to take effect next month, over objections from U.S. businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. The rule, initially proposed in November, enables the Commerce Department to ban technology-related business transactions that it determines pose a national security …

The strikes mark the military’s first known action under President Joe Biden. The site was not specifically tied to the rocket attacks, but were believed to be used by Iranian-backed Shia militias operating in the region. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the strikes took place “at President Biden’s direction” and were authorized not just …

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs and Senate Rules committees are holding an open hearing during which they will likely grill former US Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund, former House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving, former Senate Sergeant at Arms Michael Stenger, and acting Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee about how such a catastrophic …