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The Biden Administration Tuesday adopted two new rules that set stricter energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) rules will help conserve energy and also help consumers save money on their energy bills. The first rule “establishes a revised definition of general lamps” and the second rule “implements the minimum standard [...]

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Seven residents of Llano County, Texas Monday filed a federal lawsuit against elected officials and library leaders regarding restricted access to and removal of library books. The plaintiffs alleged that defendants violated the First Amendment “by ordering the restriction and removal of library books that they subjectively disagreed with or disliked” and the Fourteenth Amendment [...]

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A judge in the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida Monday ruled that the Biden Administration’s public transit mask mandate is “unlawful,” overturning the initiative to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle “declare unlawful and vacate the Mask Mandate.” Judge Mizelle further stated, “the Mandate exceeded the CDC’s statutory [...]

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Paramount Global and former chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves Friday settled with CBS Corporation shareholders and agreed to pay $14.75 million in a class action case related to sexual misconduct claims against #MeToo movement comments by Moonves. CBS shareholders initiated the class action in 2018 regarding: aterially false and misleading statements and/or omissions regarding the Company’s policies [...]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Tuesday publically criticized pending antitrust regulation in the US and Europe while speaking at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit 2022 General Session in Washington DC. Security is the foundation of privacy. Cook warned these pending regulations could put “privacy and security at risk.” Apple is in favor of privacy [...]

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak received fines from UK Metropolitan Police Tuesday for breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules. UK Metropolitan Police announced that they have made “over 50 referrals for fixed penalty notices (FPN) to the ACRO Criminal Records Office for breaches of Covid-19 regulations who following the referral issue [...]

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