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The Israeli Supreme Court on Sunday intervened against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s alleged attempt to seize power under the guise of combating COVID-19. The Supreme Court ordered Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein to put forth a motion in Parliament. Edelstein refused to hold a vote because it would likely lead to his removal and lead to [...]

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued stay-at-home order for six counties on Monday in response to COVID-19. The order began Monday at 8 PM and will continue until April 6, 2020. The six counties affected are Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, Montgomery and Philadelphia. “To protect the public from the spread of … COVID-19[], it is [...]

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Federal Interior Minister of Germany Horst Seehofer dissolved and banned the “United German Peoples and Tribes” organization, as well as its sub-group “Osnabruck Landmark” on Thursday for its racism and anti-Semitism. Minister Seehofer stated: We are dealing with an association that disseminates racist and anti-Semitic writings and thus systematically poisons our free society. Verbal militancy [...]

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US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin issued a notice on Friday that tax day is deferred to July 15, following President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration pursuant to the Stafford Act. In an effort to reduce the economic impact of COVID-19, the current administration is seeking ways to mitigate the damage. The administration already introduced [...]

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California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide “stay at home” order on Thursday, amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The order went into effect Thursday and will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Newsom announced his enforcement will be a “social contract” agreement where people self-regulate behavior. The order explains that residents should only leave their [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion on Monday to drop all charges against two Russian shell corporations accused of interfering with the 2016 presidential election. The motion states, “the government has concluded that further proceedings promote[] neither the interests of justice nor the nation’s security.” The DOJexplained that, “sometimes in a criminal [...]

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf extended his shutdown order on Monday to nonessential businesses in all 67 counties, which began at midnight and will remain in effect for two weeks. “Ensuring the health and safety of Pennsylvanians is the highest priority as the state grapples with a growing number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, and as [...]

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo named China, Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela as some of the worst human rights violators in his remarks while presenting the State Department’s 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil and political rights in almost 200 countries and territories, including all [...]

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