Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced a new proposal for governing the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland following the potential withdrawal of Great Britain from the EU. In a speech to the House of Commons, Johnson outlined five elements of his proposal. The first element of Johnson’s proposal is to continue [...]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union, issued a preliminary ruling Thursday stating that Polish courts could strike out language in foreign-held mortgage contracts that unfairly used currency exchange rates to disadvantage borrowers, even if doing so would completely annul the mortgage contract. In 2008 two Polish borrowers, Kamil Dziubak and Justyna Dziubak, signed [...]

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A partially redacted version of the whistleblower complaint that has led to an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump was released Thursday morning, detailing allegations that the president and members of his administration conspired to induce a foreign country to interfere in the 2020 US presidential election. The complaint, originally made on August 12, [...]

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The European Court of Justice held on Tuesday that Google does not need to remove personal information upon request from versions of its search engine outside of the EU. “Right to be forgotten” laws, first passed by the EU in 2014 and expanded under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, allow a person [...]

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The Trump administration announced Thursday that it is revoking California’s waiver to issue its own vehicle emission standards. California’s Clean Air Act waiver was issued by the Obama administration in 2013 and allowed the state to set emission requirements for new automobiles sold in the state independent of the federal EPA’s promulgated requirements. Since automakers [...]

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Nearly 50,000 autoworkers began to strike Monday after General Motors (GM) failed to reach an agreement for a new collective bargaining agreement with the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) labor union. Union members voted to authorize the strike in early September, with 96 percent of the ballots cast in favor [...]

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Courts in England and Northern Ireland have rejected challenges to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue, or suspend, Parliament, both holding that the act was a political matter in which the courts could not intervene. An English court released a full judgment on Wednesday for a decision rendered last week, stating that reviewing the [...]

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