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Canadian Minister of Immigration, Marc Miller, announced Monday that Canada will be increasing the number of temporary resident visa (TRV) applications that will be accepted. This comes after Canada addressed the crisis in Gaza which implemented special measures for extended family. These special measures were put in place for Palestinians who currently live in Gaza, [...]

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French authorities arrested and took into custody a 26-year-old male on Thursday ahead of the Olympic torch relay in Bordeaux, according to French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin. The authorities, who arrested the individual in Gironde, suspected that the man was planning a violent attack set to take place while the Olympic torch passed through the [...]

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Free speech organization Article 19 released its 2024 Global Expression Report (GER) on Tuesday showing that more than half of the world’s population is “living through a freedom of expression crisis,” unable to speak freely. In 2023, the percentage of people living in this crisis rose to 53 percent, or about 4 billion people. This [...]

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The US Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a challenge to a Maryland school district’s gender identity policy, which parents are alleging violates their rights. In John and Jane Parents v. Montgomery County Board of Education, three parents with children who attend Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) allege the school enacted policies that violated their [...]

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The Idaho Senate approved House Bill No. 710 Wednesday, which declares that a school or public library shall not promote or make available any conduct that is deemed harmful to minors. The bill, which is known as the Children’s School and Library Protection Act, could make libraries and schools subject to possible lawsuits based upon [...]

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The home of Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah was hit by rocket-propelled grenades on Sunday, in what is believed to be a targeted attack. No casualties and minimal damages were reported by an anonymous Libyan minister, and no one has currently claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack could further separate an already divided country. [...]

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A US federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that the date requirement for mail-in ballots for Pennsylvania voters did not violate the Civil Right Act’s Materiality Provision, reversing a lower court’s decision. This ballot debate has remained ongoing since the enactment of Act 77, a voter reform bill in Pennsylvania. Act 77 requires Pennsylvania voters [...]

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Brazilian police arrested three people Sunday in connection to the 2018 murder of Rio de Janeiro city council member Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes. The case has remained unsolved since 2018. The police arrested brothers Chiquinho and Domingos Brazão for ordering the murder. Police also arrested former police chief Rivaldo Barbosa for alleged [...]

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The US Supreme Court declined to hear Monday the appeal of New Mexico County Commissioner Couy Griffin, who was removed from office after his participation in the events of January 6, 2021, at the US Capitol. Griffin, the founder of Cowboys for Trump and former Otero County Commissioner, was convicted of disorderly conduct and entering [...]

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A federal grand jury indicted former Google employee Linwei Ding on Wednesday for allegedly stealing information from Google while secretly working for two Chinese technology companies. Ding has been charged with four counts of theft of trade secrets in relation to his alleged plan to steal artificial intelligence (AI) information from Google. The Department of [...]

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