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The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a 5-4 decision that US President Joe Biden can end former President Donald Trump’s Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) policy, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. This overturns a US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruling that kept the MPP policy in place. The MPP, [...]

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The Department of Justice said Wednesday that Lev Parnas, a businessman involved in the Trump-Ukraine affair, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on multiple charges relating to soliciting donations from a foreign national. Parnas was convicted on charges of “conspiring to make political contributions by a foreign national along with solicitation and aiding and [...]

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Juan Francisco D’Luna Bilbao and Juan Claudio D’Luna-Mendez were charged by US authorities Tuesday after 51 migrants were found dead in a semi-truck in San Antonio, Texas, in what is believed to have been the deadliest human trafficking incident in U.S. history.  The San Antonio police department discovered a semi-truck transporting some 100 migrants across the [...]

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A federal judge in California Monday granted Tesla’s motion for a new trial in a former employee’s racial discrimination lawsuit. Plantiff Owen Diaz turned down an award of $15 million which was originally $137 million. In 2017 Diaz filed a lawsuit against Tesla for racial harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Diaz experienced constant harassment [...]

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Lawyers representing Daunte Wright’s family announced Wednesday they had reached a monetary settlement of $3.25 million with the city of Brooklyn Center for the fatal shooting of their son by a police officer. This settlement is the third largest civil rights wrongful death settlement in Minnesota. Lawyers for Daunte Wright’s family have stressed the importance [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Monday that Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) can continue their lawsuit against the University of Texas Austin (UT) for racial discrimination in their admissions process. SFFA alleges that UT’s admissions process “gives special preference to applicants who fall within racial categories that the university considers [...]

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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a Republican-backed bill banning transgender women from participating in high school or collegiate women’s sports. The “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” which was passed Tuesday by a vote of 30-20, requires sports teams to designate teams as male, female or co-ed. The bill defines “sex” as “the biological distinction between [...]

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US citizen Allison Fluke-Ekren has pleaded guilty to organizing and leading an all-female troop in Syria on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). According to prosecutors, Fluke-Ekren trained more than 100 women for the battalion known as the Khatiba Nusaybah. She served as their leader and trained them for the “use [...]

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