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The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump continued on its 19th day, with the focus on his alleged involvement in hush money payments to women who claimed to have had affairs with him. The prosecution argued that Trump’s actions were an abuse of power and an attempt to cover up his actions, while the defense maintained that the payments were not illegal and did not warrant impeachment. The trial is expected to continue for several more days.

Source: https://apnews.com/live/trump-trial-updates-day-19-hush-money

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has won a high court victory in his case against extradition to the United States. The court ruled that the US government’s appeal against a decision to block Assange’s extradition must be dismissed, citing concerns about his mental health and the risk of suicide if he were to be extradited. This decision marks a significant win for Assange and his legal team, who have been fighting against his extradition for years.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/media/article/2024/may/20/julian-assange-wins-high-court-victory-in-case-against-extradition-to-us

A cyberattack on a Florida water treatment plant has raised concerns about the vulnerability of critical infrastructure to hacking. The attack, which was traced back to a computer in Russia, was able to briefly manipulate the levels of chemicals in the water supply before being caught by plant operators. The incident has prompted the EPA to issue a warning to all water utilities to review their cybersecurity measures.

Source: https://apnews.com/article/water-utilities-cyberattack-epa-russia-1435b3e6a569aa046e05c7947f0a0f3d