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Federal agents Monday arrested a Texas woman for allegedly calling and threatening US District Court for the Southern District of Florida judge Aileen Cannon. Cannon currently oversees former President Donald Trump’s legal disputes around documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago, Florida residence and appointed a special master to review documents in the case on September 5. [...]

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Steve Bannon, former strategist to former President Donald Trump, Thursday surrendered to New York authorities on financial fraud charges. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg Jr. and New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the charges against Bannon, claiming the former strategist wrongly collected more than $15 million from US political donors under a “We Build the [...]

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UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’ government Wednesday abandoned plans to proceed with a UK bill of rights. The plans, first proposed by outgoing Secretary of State for Justice Dominic Raab, would have replaced the Human Rights Act of 1998 and given legal supremacy to the UK Supreme Court, allowing it to disregard rulings from the [...]

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The Angola Constitutional Court Monday dismissed an effort by the National Union for the Total Liberation of Angola (UNITA), runner-up in the nation’s August 24 election, to declare the final vote count invalid. UNITA claimed the National Electoral Commission’s official vote count did not match their own polling-station records. UNITA leader and former presidential candidate [...]

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Israeli officials Monday announced that an investigation into the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh found a “high possibility” that an Israeli soldier accidentally shot Abu Akleh in an exchange with Palestinians. Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American journalist for Al Jazeera, died in May while covering an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) raid on the West Bank [...]

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The US House Oversight Committee Thursday announced they had reached an agreement with former president Donald Trump to obtain financial documents involved in an investigation into alleged conflicts of interest, self-dealing and foreign financial ties. The committee first requested the documents from Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, in 2019 and had been locked in court [...]

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A Saudi Arabian court Tuesday sentenced Nourah bint Saeed al-Qahtani to 45 years prison for tweeting material the court claimed impinged upon “public order and religious values.” Not many details are known about the case yet. Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), a nonprofit organization founded by Saudi Arabian journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi, [...]

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A Georgia state judge Monday held that Georgia Governor Brian Kemp must testify before a grand jury investigating possible 2020 election interference by former president Donald Trump and his allies. Because Kemp is running for reelection in the 2022 general election, the judge held that Kemp does not have to appear before the grand jury [...]

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Russian police Monday charged independent Russian journalist Andrey Zayakin with financing extremist activity for a small dollar donation Zayakin made to Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), a foundation started by Russian dissident and critic Alexei Navalny. Zayakin faces up to eight years prison for donating 1,000 rubles ($16) to FBK. Zayakin is a reporter for Novaya Gazeta, [...]

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US President Joe Biden’s administration Wednesday announced a revised student-loan forgiveness policy. For individuals making less than $125,000 per year, the policy forgives $10,000 in non-Pell Grant federal student loans and $20,000 in Pell Grant federal student loans. Biden also extended through December 31 the previous pause on federal student loan repayments, which was set [...]

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