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Families of young children from the Democratic Republic of Congo who have been injured or killed while mining cobalt launched a lawsuit against Apple, Google, Tesla, Dell and Microsoft on Sunday. Cobalt is used in batteries for the electronic devices that technology companies manufacture and is abundant in the Congo. The complaint details the dangerous [...]

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The recent subject of a Supreme Court case regarding racial bias in jury selection, Curtis Flowers was released  on bail Monday after 23 years of incarceration. Flowers was tried six times for the 1996 murders of four people in the Tardy Furniture store in Winona, Mississippi. While the Supreme Court overturned his latest conviction and [...]

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Judge Paul Malloy of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, ruled for Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) Friday to purge voter registrations of 234,000 voters. The complaint filed in November claimed the Wisconsin Election Commission risked Wisconsin’s election integrity by allowing voter registrations from old addresses to remain active. The Commission sent a letter in October [...]

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The Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases on Friday in addition to taking up appeals surrounding President Donald Trump’s financial records. The issue in McGirt v. Oklahoma is whether the prosecution of an enrolled member of the Creek Tribe for crimes committed within the historical Creek boundaries is subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction. The [...]

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The European Commission proposed a Green Deal Plan aimed at sustainability for the European economy on Tuesday. The plan to tackle climate change is to “transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic [...]

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Former Mexican Secretary of Public Security Genaro Garcia Luna was arrested in the US Tuesday for accepting multimillion-dollar bribes to permit “El Chapo’s” Sinaloa Cartel to operate. Garcia Luna was essentially head of Mexican law enforcement from 2006-2012. He was apprehended in Dallas, Texas, and will face charges of three counts of cocaine trafficking conspiracy [...]

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Apple and Intel jointly filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Fortress Investment Group Wednesday. The allegations filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California are that Fortress has stockpiled patents and sued on those patents demanding as much as $5.1 billion from Apple. The firms connected with Fortress have filed 25 [...]

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The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation regulating e-cigarettes on Thursday. The regulation bans the sales of flavored e-cigarette products and levies a 75 percent excise tax on e-cigarettes. If signed into law by Republican Governor Charlie Baker, it will be the strictest regulation on e-cigarettes in the country. E-Cigarette use has greatly increased, especially among young [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday reversed, in part, a decision barring two religious schools in Florida from conveying prayers over a loudspeaker before a state championship football game. In 2015 Cambridge Christian School and University Christian School faced off in the Division 2A State football game. The football game was [...]

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