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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service proposed Tuesday to rescind two rules enacted during the Trump administration concerning designation of critical habitats. The proposal is part of a concerted effort by the Biden administration to rewrite rules that undermine environmental protection in favor of industry interests. The first [...]

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White House Counsel Dana Remus rejected Monday a second attempt by former President Donald Trump to block the release of certain records requested by the US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. The former president sought to use the power of executive privilege to block the release [...]

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The High Court of Rajasthan Monday held that an accused who is arrested and is in custody for any other criminal offence, whether it arises out of a similar or different offence, cannot be granted anticipatory bail. The court discussed at length the issue of whether a person who is arrested in another case other [...]

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The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York (NYC PBA) announced Monday that it filed a lawsuit seeking to enjoin Mayor Bill de Blasio from enforcing his recent vaccine mandate for municipal workers. Additionally, the NYC PBA shared that it filed a request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the mandate from being [...]

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Monday signed HB 25 into law, which prohibits transgender athletes from participating on sports teams that do not align with the sex that they were assigned at birth. The law claims to “ past discrimination against girls in athletics on the basis of sex and equality of athletic opportunity between the [...]

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A Hong Kong district court found Monday that delivery worker-turned-activist Ma Chun-man was guilty of incitement to secession for his actions at over 20 protests and interviews last year. Famously named “Captain America 2.0” by news sources for dressing like the fictional character at demonstrations, Ma was the second person to be convicted under China’s [...]

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Texas voters and grassroots political organization Voto Latino filed a lawsuit Monday in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas against Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Secretary of State John Scott, challenging Texas Senate Bill 6. The groups alleged violations of the Voting Rights Act. Senate Bill 6 sets forth new congressional [...]

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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sued President Joe Biden on Monday in the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Cincinnati, seeking reinstatement of a Trump-era abortion referral ban which Biden reversed earlier this month. The Biden-era regulation which the US Department of Health and Human Services issued allows health centers to receive [...]

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The Munich Higher Regional Court Monday sentenced Islamic State (IS) woman Jennifer Wenisch to a total of 10 years in prison for membership in a terrorist organization abroad, aiding and abetting attempted murder by omission, and a crime against humanity resulting in death. The court found the defendant guilty of allowing her former husband Taha [...]

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Bhavit Sheth and Harsh Jain, the founders of online fantasy sports platform Dream11, filed a petition Monday in the Karnataka High Court seeking to quash the First Information Report (FIR) filed against them over the new state law that bans betting and gambling in online games. The move comes after an FIR was registered against [...]

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