The Federal Court of Australia ruled on Monday that The Australian Federal Police'(AFP) raid on the national broadcasting company, ABC, was lawful. In early June 2019, the AFP executed a search warrant on the ABC’s premises and seized documents pertaining to “the Afghan Files stories,” a series of stories the ABC had posted on its [...]

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The Italian Senate voted Wednesday to lift former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s parliamentary immunity over his treatment of asylum seekers. Under Italian law, Salvini had immunity from criminal prosecution over actions he had taken while serving as interior minister. But, at the request of prosecutors in Catania, Sicily, the Senate voted 152-76 to strip Salvini [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed in a court filing late Friday that it has in its possession two dozen emails regarding President Donald Trump’s involvement in the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative debacle. The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) filed suit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30 against [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that Arizona’s out-of-precinct (OOP) policy and House Bill 2023 violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and the Fifteenth Amendment. Arizona’s policy is to completely discard OOP ballots, rather than counting or partially counting those ballots. HB 2023 criminalizes the collection of another [...]

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