An Argentinian judge on Wednesday initiated the investigation process into Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman while he is in Argentina for the G-20 Summit. Federal Judge Ariel Lijo agreed to the Human Rights Watch’s request to determine whether Yemeni and Saudi legal authorities were investigating the prince for crimes against humanity, including his [...]

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Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement on Sunday confirming that the former president Alan García requested political asylum in the Uruguayan embassy just hours after a judge prohibited him from leaving the country. Garcia allegedly accepted bribes from Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction company, in exchange for government contracts to build the Metro Line [...]

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A federal judge on Thursday ruled that US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against a Russian firm accused of interfering with the 2016 presidential race can move forward. This ruling follows Concord Management and Consulting, LLC’s (Concord) indictment back in February. Concord was charged with conspiring to defraud the United States by funding an organization that entered [...]

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The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh on Monday sentenced two people to death for crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War. The two convicts, Liakat Ali and Aminul Islam, went into hiding after an arrest warrant was issued against them in May 2016 for allegedly aiding Pakistani troops and murdering over 100 people. [...]

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Abraham Edgardo Ortega, the former executive director of financial planning at Petróleo de Venezuela, SA pleaded guilty Wednesday in US federal court to conspiring to commit money laundering. In a hearing in a Florida district court, Ortega admitted to accepting over $17 million worth of bribes as payment for allowing a ring of former Venezuelan officials and [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California issued a temporary injunction on Wednesday that bars the Trump administration from discontinuing a program that gave Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to immigrants from certain countries. These protections were signed into law by former president George Bush in 1990. They allowed immigrants from [...]

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California Governor Jerry Brown  signed a bill  into law on Sunday that will require public corporations to include more women on their boards of directors. State Senators Toni Atkins and Hannah-Beth Jackson  introduced  Senate Bill 826, citing a report that one-fourth of California’s companies have no women sitting on their boards. According to their research, achieving gender parity [...]

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