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Denmark’s sixth impeachment trial in history began on Thursday over former minister Inger Stojeberg’s aggressive immigration policies. During Stojeberg’s term as Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing from 2015 to 2019, she imposed more than 100 new amendments limiting the rights of immigrants and asylum seekers. Her proposals included a plan that would send refugees [...]

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New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo resigned on Monday, following an inquiry that found multiple accounts of sexual harrassment. The 168-page report released by the New York Attorney General Office, found that Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women, including state employees. Accounts included that the governor engaged in non-consensual touching, offensive comments, “creating a hostile environment for [...]

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New York state Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday formally announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women. The announcement comes at the end of a five-month investigation led by former federal prosecutor Joon Kim and employment attorney Anne Clark. The investigation, which included interviews with 179 people, revealed that “Cuomo’s administration was a [...]

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The Switzerland Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on Tuesday dropped a decade-old money laundering investigation exposed by Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who died under suspicious circumstances in a Russian jail in 2009. The investigation was opened in March 2011 against unknown individuals on suspicion of money laundering committed in Switzerland between 2008 and 2010 [...]

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US Senate Republicans blocked the creation of a bipartisan inquiry into the January 6 Capitol insurrection Friday, using their filibuster power for the first time this year. The result ends efforts by Democrats and moderate Republicans to account for the circumstances surrounding the deadliest event at the Capitol building in 200 years. Trump supporters, after [...]

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US President Donald Trump’s former ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, filed suit against former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the State Department in the District of Columbia on Monday. Sondland is seeking $1.8 million in legal fees, claiming that Pompeo backed out of their previous agreement that had promised the government would cover [...]

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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of the murder of George Floyd last month, filed a motion for a new trial on Tuesday. The motion for a new trial alleges that the court abused its discretion in a number of instances. According to the motion, Chauvin challenges the court’s denial of [...]

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday legalizing the adult use of marijuana, making it the fifteenth state to fully legalize the drug. The bill passed Tuesday by wide margins in both the state senate, by a 40 to 23 vote, and the state assembly, with 100 votes in favor to [...]

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