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Vladimir Mau, a former ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was released from house arrest Wednesday while he awaits the outcome of two fraud charges. Mau is a well-known economist who has previously spoken in support of Putin, including arguing for the invasion of Ukraine. The fraud charges are related to his time as the [...]

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A bipartisan group of Senators Tuesday proposed legislation Tuesday to codify the right to abortion, formally established in Roe v. Wade, in federal law. The bill is sponsored by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Susan Collins (R-ME) and is the first senatorial proposal to have broad bipartisan support. The [...]

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The United States House Oversight Committee Tuesday subpoenaed gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson to gather more information about the sale of its AR-15-style rifles. Smith & Wesson’s AR-15-style rifles have been used in multiple mass shootings, including a July 4 shooting in Highland Park, IL. According to the letter informing CEO Mark P. Smith of [...]

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Trial began Monday with opening remarks in the merger case United States v. Penguin Random House. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is challenging the recent purchase of publishing house Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House as a violation of US antitrust law. Penguin Random House began the purchase process of Simon & Schuster [...]

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The UK Court of Appeal Monday denied to extend a stay in the Archie Battersbee case. Battersbee, a 12-year-old boy from the UK, was found unconscious in his home on April 7. His doctors and the National Health Service (NHS) claim he is brain-dead and it is in his best interest to remove all life [...]

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US President Joe Biden released a statement Monday inviting Russia to renewed Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) talks ahead of the 10th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (TNP). This comes amid heightened Russia-US tensions due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. All countries who are party to the TNP [...]

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Monday that two vessels owned by non-profit Sea Watch may have been wrongly detained by the Italian government. Sea Watch rescues migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in vessels that are not seaworthy. Sicilian port authorities detained Sea Watch’s cargo ships in 2020 after the boats rescued [...]

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The UK Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration David Neal Thursday released his first report detailing the current migrant crisis on the British-French border. The report raised concerns and criticisms about the current UK migrant management system. Neal was first appointed to the role in March 2021 for a period of three years. As [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Tuesday published a call for India to end its controversial sedition law. The sedition law is a statute from the colonial era when India was controlled by the United Kingdom. According to HRW, the law “remains a powerful tool used by the authorities to criminalise dissent and arrest peaceful critics of [...]

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The Vatican Tuesday announced a new investment policy, and the entity will close all of its foreign investment accounts. The new policy governs the ethical standard for investments, restricting investments that don’t “contribut to a more just and sustainable world.” The guidelines require that all foreign investment accounts be consolidated into one account in APSA, [...]

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