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New York City, the District of Columbia, and 15 states filed a suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday, claiming that the rollback of protections for US waterways is “arbitrary, capricious, not in accordance with law, and without observance of procedure required by law.” The rollback came via a change in the definition [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts (ACLU) filed a complaint on Thursday seeking more transparency from the FBI over its use of facial recognition software. The ACLU filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the use of the software, but the Department of Justice did not respond to the request. The ACLU [...]

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Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced a resolution on Wednesday calling for the US to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty with Russia, which allows Russia and the United States to fly observation flights over each others’ territory. The resolution called for withdrawal on the grounds that the treaty allows Russia to [...]

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Northern Ireland’s new abortion laws took effect Tuesday after lawmakers sat in assembly Monday aiming to halt their implementation. The Speaker rejected efforts to introduce preventative legislation, citing procedural concerns. It is reasonable to say that it cannot be considered good practice to seek to take legislation through the House on a given day without [...]

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