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In response to Thursday night’s drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial Executions Agnes Callamard said that the assassination likely violated international human rights laws. Late Thursday evening the White House revealed that President Donald Trump had authorized a drone strike against Soleimani while the general visited Baghdad. Soleimani [...]

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The Grand National Assembly of Turkey passed a bill on Thursday authorizing the government to deploy troops into Libya. The Turkish Parliament held a special session this week to decide whether to authorize President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to deploy military forces into Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA), the United Nations-recognized government [...]

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GEO Group, a Florida-based security firm that operates a number of private prions and detainment centers across the US, sued California on Monday after the state passed a law aimed at ending the use of private prisons. The California legislature overwhelmingly passed Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32) in early October, barring the state from entering [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia decided on Friday not to block Georgia from removing nearly 100,000 individuals from the state’s voter rolls. In October, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a list of more than 310,000 voters (roughly 4% of Georgia’s registered voters) that he deemed [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the District of Oregon issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on Tuesday blocking a rule issued by the Trump administration that would have prevented immigration to the US by anyone who could not demonstrate that they had health insurance coverage. The Trump administration announced at the beginning of [...]

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The three House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released the transcript of the deposition of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Laura Cooper on Tuesday in which she testified that the Pentagon was not informed of the rationale for the Trump administration’s decision to withhold [...]

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The three House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released the transcript of the deposition by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent on Thursday. The House of Representatives is currently investigating Trump for allegedly attempting to induce the government of Ukraine into publicly launching an investigation into former Vice [...]

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