US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, filed suit in the New York Supreme Court against the Trump Organization Thursday. Cohen alleges that the Trump Organization failed to meet its obligations under the indemnification clause of their contractual agreement and should have to pay for the legal fees in connection with the work he performed [...]

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The UN Human Rights Council released a Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Thursday, finding potential crimes against humanity committed by Israel. The report focuses on May 30, 2018-December 31, 2018, when the Gaza protests known as the “Great March of Return and the Breaking of [...]

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Michael Cohen was disbarred from the practice of law Tuesday. Cohen, most notably a former lawyer for President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty in November to lying to Congress and evasion of income tax liability and was sentenced in December to three years in prison and to pay $1 million dollars in restitution. The Attorney Grievance [...]

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed revisions Wednesday to “Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans” to rescind rule requirements in an effort to increase consumer access to credit. According to the Bureau, the Obama-era rules reduced competition, and there was insufficient evidence and legal support for the stricter regulations. The current rules require lenders [...]

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The Supreme Court of Venezuela on Wednesday prohibited opposition leader Juan Guaidó from leaving the country. It has also frozen his Venezuelan bank accounts. These precautionary measures were solicited by the Attorney General Tarek Saab, who hours previously announced criminal investigations against Guaidó. Last week Guaidó declared himself acting president of Venezuela, despite Nicolás Maduro also claiming the presidency. US [...]

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On Iowa judge on Tuesday struck down legislation banning abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is often as early as six weeks. The legislation, signed into law by Republican Governor Kim Reynolds last May, prohibits doctors from performing an abortion after a fetus’ cardiac activity is detectable, which occurs before a fetus becomes [...]

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