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The European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday that Hungary’s Law on the Transparency of Organisations Supported from Abroad (Transparency Law) infringed upon European Union (EU) law. In 2017, Hungary adopted a rule that organizations had to register with the Hungarian courts as “an organization in receipt of support from abroad” when donations sent to [...]

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US senators on Tuesday introduced legislation that would reform the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft certification process. The bill, titled the Aircraft Safety and Reform Act of 2020, seeks to give the FAA more authority over the aircraft certification process.  The proposed legislation is the first attempt at reform after the Boeing 737 MAX crashes [...]

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The US Departments of Treasury and State announced Wednesday that the Trump administration was imposing new sanctions on individuals and entities supporting the Assad regime in Syria. These actions were taken both under the Caesar Act and Executive Orders 13894, 13582 and 13573. According to the press release, the sanctions are intended to “hold the murderous [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit refused Tuesday to block enforcement of the Illinois COVID-19 order capping the number of individuals attending a religious service at 10. Two churches contended that Executive Order 2020-38 violates their rights under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment, as applied to the states by [...]

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The US Attorney’s Office in Nebraska on Tuesday announced the federal indictment of six Nigerian citizens for their roles in an online defrauding scheme. The individuals were involved in Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes, which are cyber crimes that involve electronic transfer payments or automated clearinghouse transfers. They posed as business executives and love interests [...]

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The Trump administration filed suit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday to stop former National Security Advisor John Bolton from publishing his memoir on his time in the White House. Bolton was the National Security Advisor from April 9, 2018, until September 10, 2019. In November 2019 Bolton entered [...]

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The Burundi constitutional court ruled Monday that president-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye should be sworn in “as soon as possible,” following the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza on June 8. Ndayishimiye was originally scheduled to be sworn in on August 20. However, because of Nkurunziza’s unexpected death, the court had to choose between an interim president or [...]

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