August 9, 2022: FBI searches Trump’s Florida home, China and Taiwan, Ukraine, Russia, Alex Jones
August 9, 2022: FBI searches Trump’s Florida home, China military drills, Taiwan, Ukraine, Russia, Alex Jones
1. Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump’s removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort.
2. Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of the self-ruled island.
3. Russia unleashed ground forces, air strikes and artillery as it pressed ahead with a grinding offensive designed to complete its capture of eastern Ukraine, but Kyiv said its troops were putting up fierce resistance and holding the line.
4. A week after Kansas voters firmly rejected an attempt to restrict abortion, the issue will play a key role in Wisconsin and Minnesota midterm primaries as Republican candidates for governor vow to ban the procedure if elected.
5. U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones could end up owing as little as 10% of the $45.2 million in punitive damages that a Texas jury awarded to the parents of a Sandy Hook victim last week, legal experts told Reuters on Monday.
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