The UK House of Commons voted on Wednesday to reject exiting the EU without a deal in place. The vote had a margin of 43, with 321 voting in favor of the measure and 278 voting against the measure. The vote is not legally binding. The measure was amended by a vote of 312-308 to [...]

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The Utah House of Representatives passed the Concurrent Resolution in Support of Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology on Wednesday. The resolution “supports the procurement of energy from advanced nuclear facilities as well as the construction and operation of advanced nuclear facilities within the state of Utah.” The use of the advanced nuclear facilities are deemed to be [...]

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The General Court of the EU ruled Tuesday that a 2016 European Commission decision that called the tax classification of four professional soccer clubs state aid shall be annulled. Four Spanish soccer clubs, the Fútbol Club Barcelona, the Club Atlético Osasuna, the Athletic Club and the Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, operated as sports clubs since 1990. [...]

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed a sentencing memorandum on Monday asking the court for “a sentence significantly below the statutory maximum sentence.” Manafort is currently facing a potential sentence of 188 to 235 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of “conspiracy against the United States” and one count of conspiracy [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday accused security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo of carrying out forced disappearances and killings of 34 young men and boys between May and September 2018. There are reports of 11 additional cases, but HRW has not yet been able to verify those reports. The victims, as young [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service, which will determine if the government is able to initiate review proceedings for patents. Return Mail Inc. had filed a patent infringement suit against the US Postal Service (USPS). USPS initiated a review proceeding with the Patent Trial [...]

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