The US Department of Justice (DOJ) dropped its criminal investigation involving former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe without bringing charges on Friday. The letter stated, “based on the totality of the circumstances and all of the information known to the Government at this time, we consider the matter closed.” McCabe was fired in 2018 after [...]

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The Oklahoma House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would suspend the medical license of any doctors who perform abortions. House Bill 1182 “directs the respective medical licensure boards to revoke the license of all allopathic or osteopathic physicians who perform an abortion in this state, unless necessary to save the life of the [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a Philadelphia law Thursday prohibiting employers from asking about wage history. In 2017 Philadelphia enacted the Philadelphia Wage Equity Ordinance, which sought to remedy the wage gap for women and people of color. This ordinance contained two provisions: the Inquiry Provision and the Reliance Provision. [...]

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The Allied Pilots Association filed a lawsuit on Thursday, seeking to halt American Airlines US-China service as cabin crews worldwide voiced unease about exposure to coronavirus. This lawsuit was filed the same day that the coronavirus was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Recent events relating to the outbreak of [...]

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The New York City Council introduced a new bill on Thursday that would allow green card holders and nonresident aliens with a work visa to vote in municipal elections. In order to be able to vote, an individcual must be a resident of New York City for at least 30 days before voting. Currently, about [...]

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Transparency International’s released its annual index Thursday, finding that most countries showed little to no improvement in fighting corruption since last year. Somalia was ranked as the most corrupt country, while Denmark and New Zealand were found to be the least corrupt countries in the world. The index ranks 180 countries and territories according to [...]

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US President Donald Trump approved a Puerto Rico Disaster Declaration on Thursday. This declaration acknowledges that a major disaster exists in Puerto Rico and federal assistance is necessary in order to alleviate the effects of both the earthquake and hurricane that detrimentally affected the island. Prior to this declaration, Puerto Rico was awaiting funding that [...]

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