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Rudy Giuliani has been suspended from practicing law in Washington, D.C., according to a court filing released Wednesday.

Driving the news: This comes two weeks after a New York court ruled that he cannot practice in the state temporarily for making "demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public" while working for former President Trump to try and overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

  • His license in D.C. is suspended pending the result of disciplinary proceedings in New York, the filing says.

Worth noting: "When he was suspended Wednesday, Giuliani was an inactive member of the District of Columbia bar in good standing, according to bar records," CNBC writes.

What to watch: While the court states he shall be suspended until New York resolves his case, Giuliani could potentially be suspended for longer depending on how the court decides to proceed on the matter, Politico reports.

Go deeper: Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in New York

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Updated Oct 9, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Appeals court temporarily reinstates Texas abortion ban

Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday temporarily reinstated Texas' controversial abortion ban, hours after the state requested an emergency intervention.

Why it matters: The three-judge panel's decision will allow Texas to once again enforce the ban despite a lower court judge's earlier ruling that the law is unconstitutional.

Thousands without power as "hazardous" winter storm lashes East Coast

Winter view from Charlotte as winter storm Izzy creates dangerous conditions in Charlotte, N.C. on Jan. 16. Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend.

The big picture: Heavy snow and ice accumulations were "likely to produce hazardous travel," downed trees and more outages from the Mid-South to the Northeast, per the National Weather Service. Some parts of the U.S. can expect to see up to a foot of snow through Monday.

Updated 4 hours ago - Science

Volcanic eruption in Tonga caused "significant" damage

This satellite image of the eruption on Jan. 15 taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). Photo: NICT via AP

Significant damage has been reported in Tonga following an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday, which covered the Pacific nation in ash and cut off communication lines.

Driving the news: The eruption triggered tsunami warnings across Tonga's islands and in other regions, including the West Coast of the U.S. and New Zealand.