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A California appeals court on Monday upheld an $86 million verdict against The Monsanto Company, a subsidiary of German pharmaceutical and life sciences company, Bayer AG. The decision comes amidst a number of lawsuits filed against Monsanto, which Bayer inherited as the parent company. The suit was filed in 2019 by a couple, Alberta and Alva [...]

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The Biden administration issued an executive order Monday blocking the property of individuals contributing to the authoritarian regime in Belarus. The order expands on a prior executive order from June of 2006. It draws its legitimacy from the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, National Emergency Act the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 and Section [...]

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New York state’s Nassau County Legislature Monday voted 12-6 to pass a bill that allows first responders to sue protesters for harassment and other unlawful discriminatory practices. The bill declares that it is an “unlawful discriminatory practice to harass, menace, assault or injure an individual due to such individual’s status as a first responder.” Individuals [...]

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Former executive president of Desarrollos Energéticos S.A. (DESA) Roberto David Castillo Mejía was found guilty of murder on Monday for the 2016 killing of environmental activist Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores. Castillo was a US-trained former intelligence official for the Honduran Army. The company DESA, for which he was an executive president, was working to acquire [...]

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