Twitter is walking into a minefield with its political ads ban

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey at an Entrepreneurial Refugee Network event in the UK. | Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images Twitter just released the first iteration of its policies banning political ads — and appears to have changed course on CEO Jack Dorsey’s declaration it would ban issue ads. Twitter’s public honeymoon after its announcement of a ban on political ads is over. The social media company now faces the task of actually fleshing its…

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Did Trump just commit witness tampering? I asked 7 legal experts.

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrives for the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on November 15, 2019. | Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images Probably not, but here’s why it likely doesn’t matter anyway. When Marie Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine, testified on Capitol Hill Friday morning during the second day of impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump, it didn’t take the president long to send…

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California and nearly two dozen other states sue Trump administration for the right to require more fuel-efficient cars

California and nearly two dozen other states on Friday sued the Environmental Protection Agency, arguing that the Trump administration doesn’t have the legal authority to strip the nation’s most populous state of its longstanding authority to set strict fuel-efficiency standards on cars and trucks.Washington Post coverage of climate and environment-related issues. Powered by WPeMatico

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Brother of missing ‘Cryptoqueen’ swindler agrees to help detectives find her

The younger brother of missing Cryptoqueen Dr Ruja Ignatova has agreed to inform on fellow members of his sibling’s crime gang after striking a deal with prosecutors that may keep him out of jail. Konstantin Ignatov, appearing at New York Southern District Court this week, pleaded guilty to a string of charges related to the OneCoin multi-billion crypto fraud. The younger brother of missing Cryptoqueen Dr Ruja Ignatova has agreed to inform on fellow members…

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Pound US dollar exchange rate steady as hopes for US-China trade deal increase

The pound to US dollar exchange rate is holding steady again today with the pairing currently trading around $1.288 after China lifted its nearly five-year ban on US poultry imports. The move weakened safe-haven demand on heightened hopes of a US-China trade deal. The pound to US dollar exchange rate is holding steady again today with the pairing currently trading around $1.288 after China lifted its nearly five-year ban on US poultry imports. The move…

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