The Egyptian Parliament on Monday approved a law that would protect high ranking and senior military officers from prosecution. This law is in response to the 2013 violent overthrow of former president Mohammed Morsi. With the new legislation, current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will have the power to grant immunity to those officers involved in the coup. [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Tuesday that there is sufficient evidence that Monsanto’s popular weed killer, Roundup, might be carcinogenic, allowing lawsuits to move forward. Judge Vince Chhabria’s order cites different scientific tests and testimony from multiple doctors and scientists. These reports show that the company [...]

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Myanmar prosecutors on Monday charged two Reuters  reporters with violating the 1911 Official Secrets Act by reporting on military unrest in the state of Rakhine. Thie act has been amended multiple times and is intended to protect the state from espionage and spying. Myanmar officials alleged the reporters obtained classified military documents and had the [...]

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and 16 executives Tuesday, marking the first lawsuit of its kind to attempt to hold individuals responsible for the impact of the opioid crisis in the state. The complaint alleges that Purdue executives were well aware of the dangers that opioid prescriptions carry. Despite those [...]

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