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South Africa’s High Court ruled Wednesday that some of the level 3 and 4 lockdown measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 were “unconstitutional and invalid,” ordering a 14-day period to overhaul the restrictions. At the start of the pandemic, South Africa had the most restrictive lockdown measures, including a ban on [...]

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Former Trump campaign staffer Jessica Denson filed a class action lawsuit on Monday to request release from her non-disclosure agreement (NDA) signed during the 2016 election cycle. Denson, who worked as a national phone bank administrator and Hispanic engagement coordinator, was required to sign a contract before starting her employment. The class action declares that [...]

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In a video teleconference on Monday, US President Donald Trump told US governors to target violent protesters by exercising more force, following the third night of protests across the country. In the audio clip obtained by CBS News, Trump addressed national governors, law enforcement and national security officials, accusing them of being “weak” and failing in [...]

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Germany’s Federal Court ruled against car manufacturer Volkswagen in a civil disputs on Monday. The case concerned the buyer of a second hand minivan fitted with emission cheating software. It was found that the software artificially lowered the emissions of Nitrogen Oxide, increasing the risk of harmful pollutants when used by customers. The court ordered [...]

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UK Attorney General Suella Braverman is facing calls to resign after defending Dominic Cummings, who has been accused of breaking lock down laws in the UK, on Saturday. Cummings, chief adviser to the Prime Minister and contributor to developing the laws surrounding lockdown, has been under media and public scrutiny in the past week. Cummings [...]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the press and Israel’s justice system as his trial for corruption opened on Sunday. Netanyahu is the first serving Israeli Prime Minister to face criminal charges. There are multiple charges including fraud, accepting bribes and breach of trust. The Prime minister criticized the justice system for bringing “fabricated and [...]

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The state of Michigan announced settlement Thursday in a lawsuit over the poor reading skills of Detroit school children. The case follows a federal appeals court decision affirming that Detroit students at under-performing schools have the fundamental right to a basic minimum education. In the settlement, Governor Gretchen Whitmer agreed to propose legislation to fund [...]

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Nearly 2,000 US Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials signed an open letter on Monday calling for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr, saying the decision to abandon the prosecution of Michael Flynn was “extraordinarily rare, if not unprecedented.” Those who signed include officials who served both in the Republican and Democratic administrations, [...]

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Colombian airline Avianca filed for bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York on Sunday, following financial difficulty during the COVID-19 pandemic. The second largest airline in Latin America, Avianca has been grounded since March amidst regulations set out by the president, resulting in more than 20,000 jobs under threat of furloughed leave. The company [...]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that all assault-style weapons would be banned effective immediately. Following the deaths of 22 people in a mass shooting in Nova Scotia last week, Trudeau announced that there is “no place for such weapons in Canada.” The person responsible for the attack was armed with semi automatic riffles, [...]

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