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Two brothers of Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir were arrested Wednesday. A spokesperson for the transitional military council said the two were taken into custody as they were “symbols and leaders of the previous regime.” Sudan’s defense minister, Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf announced on state television last Thursday that Omar al-Bashir had been detained and [...]

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A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who filed a lawsuit against a recent New York City emergency vaccination order, rejecting the parents’ arguments that the forced vaccination order was not the “least restrictive means” for controlling the outbreak, among their moral and religious objections. Judge Lawurence Knipel of the Kings [...]

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Uganda’s Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Thursday to uphold a constitutional amendment to remove an age limit that had previously barred anyone over 75 from seeking the nation’s highest office. Uganda’s Parliament voted to strike down the age limit in 2017, and President Yoweri Museveni, now 74, signed the amendment into law in January 2018. The petitioners, including [...]

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Sears Holding Corp. sued its former chairman Eddie Lampert, his hedge fund ESL investments, and others including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Wednesday, claiming that they siphoned billions of dollars from the company’s holdings in advance of its bankruptcy. Lampert purchased most of Sears’ assets in February, including the DieHard and Kenmore brands, after a bankruptcy [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday unsealed charges against 60 individuals in a takedown by the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) Strike Force. The arrests span 11 federal districts and include 53 medical professionals. The defendants have been charged for “their alleged participation in the illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld a district judge’s ruling that California’s controversial “sanctuary state” law does not conflict with federal immigration law. The US government challenged three California state laws: AB 450, which requires employers to alert employees before federal immigration inspections; AB 103, which imposes inspection requirements on [...]

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The Supreme Court of Nepal on Friday issued an interim order directing authorities not to implement a ban imposed by Kathmandu’s District Court on a popular online video game called “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG).” Nepal’s Telecommunications Authority had banned the game last week pursuant to the Kathmandu District Court order. Kathmandu’s Metropolitan Crime Division had approached [...]

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US Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of the Mueller Report to Congress and the public Thursday. The Attorney General’s Press Conference The Attorney General announced late Wednesday that he would hold a press conference to explain the report before releasing it around 11:00 AM EST. Thursday morning, Congressional Democratic leaders Speaker Nancy [...]

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