Bipartisan US lawmakers introduced the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act Wednesday to limit the president’s power to levy import tariffs under the guise of national security. The bill amends sections of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, specifically Section 232, which gives the president the ability to impose duties for national security concerns. In 2018 [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights found Thursday that there had been numerous violations of human rights under the European Convention on Human Rights during the Amanda Knox investigation, ordering Italy to provide financial damages. Knox was accused of the 2007 murder of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, while studying abroad in Italy. The charges [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Wednesday that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not protect job applicants, extending only to current employees. In an 8-4 decision, the en banc court review divided after a three-judge panel of the same appeals court overturned the district’s court ruling in favor [...]

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Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday asked the court not to release former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and political leader Charles Ble Goude pending appeal of their acquittal earlier this week. Gbagbo was charged with four counts of crimes against humanity alleging a plan to attack supporters of current President Allasane Ouattara [...]

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The Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a challenge to the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stemming from a case involving Second amendment rights for non-violent felons. Barry Michaels, a candidate for Congress in Nevada, is appealing a Ninth Circuit decision denying his right to carry a firearm after being convicted for non-violent [...]

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