The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday revived a Title VII action against Ford Motor Company alleging a discriminatory hiring scheme excluding Hispanic and Latino individuals. The plaintiffs allege that this discrimination has resulted in a lack of Hispanic and Latino line workers at Ford’s Chicago assembly plant that does not [...]

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The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on Monday announced plans to continue to expand marijuana research and confirmed that some products containing cannabidiol (CBD) are now legal. The DEA plans to allow more applications from those who applied to manufacture marijuana for research, and they anticipate that this will increase the variety of marijuana available [...]

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The Guatemala Constitutional Court granted an injunction Sunday to stop the country’s President, Jimmy Morales, from entering into a proposal with the US that would require migrants from El Salvador and Honduras to apply for asylum in Guatemala instead of in the US. Morales canceled a trip to Washington, DC, earlier Sunday to let the [...]

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a notorious Congolese rebel commander known as “The Terminator,” of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity. These crimes were committed in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), from 2002-2003. Ntaganda was found guilty of “murder and attempted murder, rape, sexual slavery, [...]

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