US Attorney General William Barr announced on Monday the indictment of four members of the Chinese military charged with hacking into the computer systems of credit reporting agency Equifax and exposing nearly half of Americans’ personal data in 2017. Wu Zhiyong (吴志勇), Wang Qian (王乾), Xu Ke (许可) and Liu Lei (刘磊) were each members [...]

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On the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the US House of Representatives voted Monday overwhelmingly in favor of the Never Again Education Act — funding created to support Holocaust education across the country. The measure authorizes $10 million over the next five years to expand the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday removed an injunction imposed by a New York district court concerning a new Trump Administration immigration “public charge” rule, which would restrict immigrants who may rely on public assistance from entering the US. Solicitor General Noel Francisco filed an emergency application this month with the US Supreme Court to [...]

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US President Donald Trump’s impeachment legal team submitted a 171-page trial memorandum Monday urging his immediate acquittal, arguing that the House articles of impeachment do not identify any impeachable offense. White House Counsel contends that the president did not engage in any unconstitutional or illegal activity, calling the Articles of Impeachment “the product of an [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry that a bankruptcy court’s order unreservedly denying relief from the automatic stay constitutes a final, immediately appealable order. In bankruptcy, a creditor’s rights to collect a debt are automatically stayed once a debtor files a bankruptcy petition. The creditor must then obtain [...]

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John Bolton, former national security advisor to Donald Trump, issued a statement Monday that he is prepared to testify if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in its impeachment trial of the president. “The House has concluded its Constitutional responsibility by adopting Articles of Impeachment related to the Ukraine matter. It now falls to the [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases Monday: Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Barr and Thryv v. Click-to-Call Technologies. Guerrero-Lasprilla asks whether courts can review a request for an appeal of an immigration matter despite a statute of limitations violation, so that an individual may appeal regarding a question of law, or whether it is [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Kentucky law that requires a pregnant individual to receive an ultrasound before having an abortion. This means that the law, which was upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will stand. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the appeal on behalf [...]

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