The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint in the Delaware district court to block Sabre Corporation’s $360 million dollar acquisition of Farelogix, Inc. Sabre is currently one of the largest booking service companies providing airlines and travel agencies the technological solutions to book tickets with various airlines. The DOJ is concerned that Sabre’s [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that certain Montana nonprofit organizations that run targeted advertisements 60 days before the election must register as political committees. The lawsuit was originally brought by the National Association for Gun Rights. The district court ruled that activity by the organization that promoted a candidate [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday struck down Google’s $5.5. million settlement over its invasion of privacy of millions of users. Google settled $5.5 million for installing cookies in browsers and not paying users for their information. The company was accused of exploiting loopholes in the Internet Explorer and Apple [...]

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UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet on Monday criticized the Brazilian government’s policy to expand mining in the Amazon that could promote violence on indigenous lands. Emrya Wajapi, a leader of the Wajapi community in the northern region of Brazil bordering French Guyana was reportedly killed last week by gold miners. There has been a [...]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a revenge porn bill into law on Tuesday. The bill makes it a class A misdemeanor to non-consensually share and disseminate an intimate image meant to cause emotional, physical or financial harm. The law, passed back in February, is meant to adapt to the growing reliance on technology and [...]

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India’s parliament introduced the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill last week, but Human Rights Watch (HRW) expressed some concerns over the legislation Tuesday. Following a 2014 Supreme Court decision in NALSA v. India, the country recognized the fundamental protected rights of third gender individuals. But according to HRW, the new proposed legislation does not [...]

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US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Richard Donoghue, announced during a press conference Tuesday that the Department of Justice will not pursue charges against a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner. The incident involving police officer Daniel Pantaleo and Eric Garner featured a recorded video of the [...]

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More than 200 Congressional members joined together to issue 37 subpoenas Monday to multiple Trump organizations to investigate President Donald Trump’s alleged violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clause that prevents the president from receiving gifts from foreign countries without Congressional approval. After numerous legal battles and challenges to block the lawsuit, a federal judge ultimately [...]

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New York County Clerk Michael Kearns filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday challenging New York’s state law authorizing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses. The new state law allows for undocumented immigrants to obtain state driver’s licenses, which are a crucial form of identification necessary for many services like jobs and housing, and for [...]

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