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Justice Juan Merchan, who oversaw former President Donald Trump’s New York criminal case, partially lifted the former president’s gag order on Tuesday. This allows former President Trump to comment publicly about witnesses and jurors in the trial. Meanwhile, the D.C. Court of Appeals has suspended Hunter Biden’s license to practice law due to his felony convictions.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met his Israeli counterpart in Washington Tuesday, and urged diplomacy to resolve tensions with Hezbollah. The meeting occurred as Israel’s supreme court ruled that ultra-orthodox Jewish men are no longer exempt from mandatory military service.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to plead guilty this week to violating U.S. espionage law. The plea deal will end his imprisonment in Britain and allow him to return home to Australia, avoiding extradition to the United States.

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has declared gun violence a public health crisis. He called on the nation to ban large-capacity magazines, introduce universal background checks, restrict gun use in public spaces, and penalize gun owners who fail to safely store their weapons.