The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and the UN Human Rights Office released a joint report on Monday advising Somalia to take precautions to ensure that the human rights violations that occurred last year would not have a negative impact on their peace efforts or future elections. According to UNSOM, these violations had a direct [...]

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A federal judge on Thursday ordered the government to return two asylum seekers to the US after they were put on a flight to El Salvador. Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union filed  a lawsuit against US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on behalf of the mother and daughter and other women and children who [...]

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The Argentine Senate on Thursday rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion in a 38-31 vote after a debate  that lasted for more than 16 hours. The measure had passed in the Chamber of Deputies two months prior to the vote, making it the first abortion legislation to successfully  make it out of the lower house. [...]

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The California Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a lower court’s decision to uphold Proposition B, a San Diego pension reform initiative. The initiative was first placed on the ballot in 2010 by former Mayor Jerry Sanders after then-Councilman Carl DeMaio suggested that 401(k)-style retirement plans take the place of traditional pensions for future city employees. [...]

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In a 258-159 vote, the US House on Tuesday approved a bill to decrease some regulations that Dodd-Frank imposed on banks during the Obama administration. This vote follows an executive order President Donald Trump issued last year, ordering the dismantling of the 2010 law, which was designed to prevent banks from taking risks that would [...]

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