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A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida Thursday dismissed former president Donald Trump’s claims against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and former FBI officials. Trump initiated the lawsuit in March, alleging that “the Defendants, blinded by political ambition, orchestrated a malicious conspiracy to disseminate patently false and [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of appeal in the District Court for the Southern District of Florida Thursday, following the court’s decision to approve former president Donald Trump’s request for a special master. The notice of appeal was followed by a motion to stay. If granted, the motion to stay would [...]

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Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko Tuesday hosted a meeting to discuss “issues related to granting citizenship,” including new legislation that proposes stripping “extremists” of their citizenship. The Minister of Internal Affairs Ivan Vladimirovich Kubrakov, who drafted the legislation, stated that the proposal was “to strip a person who is outside of Belarus of citizenship, including birthright [...]

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E-cigarette maker JUUL will pay 37 states $439 million to settle an investigation into its youth-marketing practices according to a Tuesday statement from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. In addition to the payments to 37 states, the settlement will reportedly force JUUL to comply with “strict injunctive terms severely limiting their marketing and sales practices.” [...]

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The founder of Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex was arrested in Albania Tuesday according to a press release from the Turkish Interior Ministry. Faruk Fatih Ozer, the founder of Thodex, was apprehended in Vlora, Albania. The press release states that extradition proceedings “were initiated” by Interpol. Turkey had put Ozer on Interpol’s “Red Notice” which, according [...]

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A UN Independent Expert Tuesday said that the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender diverse (LGBT) people are being “deliberately undermined” by some state governments in the United States and urged the Biden administration to strengthen and protect LGBT rights. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, [...]

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Sri Lankan security officials were given orders Wednesday to use live ammunition against protesters to prevent “anarchy” amid anti-government protests and an economic crisis in the island nation. Sri Lanka, which is facing its worst economic crisis since the country declared independence from Britain in 1948, has been “rocked” with violence amid supply shortages, a [...]

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A spokesperson for the Polish Minister Coordinator of Special Services announced Tuesday that it had arrested a Russian citizen “suspected of acting for the benefit of Russian intelligence services.” The alleged Russian spy was accused of collecting information related to “the military readiness of the Polish Armed Forces and of the NATO troops.” The arrest [...]

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Amnesty International Tuesday accused Iranian prison officials of “shocking violations of the right to life” by denying healthcare to ailing prisoners and refusing to investigate deaths in prison custody. Their report describes the acts by prison officials as “arbitrary deprivations of life” which constitute “extrajudicial execution where there is intent to kill”. At least 96 of [...]

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