Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms are going to legal war over a mask mandate as COVID-19 continues to spread in the state.
After three trials and two convictions, the 37-year-old is currently being held at the Palm Beach County Jail. Her defense team is hoping to get a new trial.
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The first day of legal marijuana sales in Illinois boasted over 77,000 transactions across the state.
One father was separated from his three daughters because he is HIV positive.
In a letter obtained by ABC News, White House attorney Emmet Flood wrote to Attorney General Bill Barr in mid-April regarding the special counsel’s report.
A document unveiled by the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office on Thursday has revealed that iFinex, the company behind both Tether (USDT) and Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, is coming under legal pressure. Bitcoin Loses 2% As Tether Debacle Comes To Light In a press release posted earlier this hour, the NYAG’s office revealed that iFinex may be violating “New York law” in relation to activities that “may have defrauded” local investors that trade cryptocurrencies. The office even wrote that it is attempting to expose “ongoing fraud” being perpetrated by Bitfinex and Tether, which are two startups that have long been under fire from cryptocurrency’s demographic of skeptics and conspiracists. The suit has also revealed that Bitfinex purportedly sent $850 million to a Panama-based company, failed to secure the funds later, and went on to raid Tether’s cash reserves to satisfy its customers later. According to the official document released by the New York AG's office, Bitfinex sent $850 million to a company based in Panama, didn't get it back, and granted itself access to $900 million Tether cash reserves. Official document: () — Joseph Young (@iamjosephyoung) It isn’t clear how this monumental legal situation is developing behind closed doors, but as analyst Moon Overlord quipped: Bitfinexed, a long-standing, extremely staunch critic of iFinex’s businesses, is likely in “complete euphoria.” Bitfinexed in complete euphoria — Moon Overlord (@MoonOverlord) As a result of this news, Bitcoin has dropped by 5% in a span of under thirty minutes. BTC is currently trading at $5,150 on Coinbase, which is dramatically lower than the $5,520 seen just one hour ago. Altcoins are posting similar losses. Some analysts expect for cryptocurrencies to fall further in the coming hours, and even lower if the suit reveals damning criminal evidence about the operations of Bitfinex and Tether. Featured Image from Shutterstock The post appeared first on .
Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, was interviewed on "This Week" about the White House's immigration proposals.