The US District Court for the Southern District of New York Friday banned disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli for life from the pharmaceutical industry for using illegal tactics to keep other Daraprim (pyrimethamine) drug manufacturers out of the market. Daraprim is used to treat toxoplasmosis, which threatens the lives of people with weakened immune systems, [...]

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Russia imposed heavy fines on Google and Meta Friday for their repeated failure to take down illegal content. A law passed earlier this year obligates social media entities to remove content deemed illegal under Russian law. Meta was fined 2 billion rubles and Google was fined 7.2 billion rubles. This is the first time a Russian court [...]

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Harper Collins settled a libel suit Wednesday with the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The book “Putin’s People,” authored by Catherine Belton, was published in 2021 in paperback format. The book dealt with KGB’s influence in Russia in the context of Putin and his influence on the West. Abramovich filed a libel suit against HarperCollins Publishers [...]

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The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) of Gambia Thursday delivered its report to President Adama Barrow. The report, while not indicting anyone specifically, recommends prosecutions for anyone who was associated with atrocities committed during Yahya Jammeh’s 22 years in the presidency. The report itself has not yet been released publicly. The report, which details systemic [...]

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The Supreme Court of the Netherlands overturned judgments of the The Hague Court of Appeal on Friday. The judgments — dated September 25 of 2018 and February 18 of 2020 — ordered Russia to pay $50 billion as part of an arbitration award to shareholders of Yukos. Yukos was a Russian company engaged in oil [...]

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