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Legal news from Monday, December 30, 2013
by Bradley McAllister

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issued a report on Monday describing horrific attacks against children that have occurred in the Central African Republic (CAR) in the last month. The UNICEF report stated that at least 16 children have been killed and 60 injured since the outbreak of extreme violence …

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by Bradley McAllister

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Monday the selection of six locations that will serve as research and testing sites for non-military applications of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones. In February 2012, Congress ordered the agency to research the use of drones as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2012 …

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by Laura Klein Mullen

Egyptian authorities on Sunday detained four journalists working for the Al Jazeera English news channel. The journalists have been accused of broadcasting illegally, spreading false information and information aimed at inciting the public, and meeting with members of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group that was recently classified as a terrorist organization …

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by Laura Klein Mullen

The French Constitutional Council on Sunday approved a controversial tax of up to 75 percent on companies paying salaries over 1 million euros ($1.375 million USD). The super tax had been a campaign promise of French President Francois Hollande, and this decision of the council is supported by the …

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