A grand jury report  released by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Tuesday found that the Roman Catholic Church covered up more than 1,000 sexual abuse allegations against more than 300 priests across six Pennsylvania dioceses. The report comprised the findings of the Fortieth statewide investigating grand jury , a grand jury convened in  2016 by [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  ruled  2-1 Tuesday that the Second Amendment  includes the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense purposes. The Ninth Circuit said that Hawaii’s license to carry statute  unconstitutionally restricted the plaintiff’s Second Amendment rights because it limited open carry privileges to anyone who “is [...]

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The European Commission  announced on Tuesday that it has fined  ASUS, Phillips, Denon & Marantz and Pioneer a total of €111 million (USD $129 million) in four separate cases for online price fixing in violation of EU competition regulations. The manufacturers are accused of compelling online retailers to offer their products at a minimum price under threats of [...]

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The International Court of Justice  found  on Monday, by a vote of eight judges to seven, that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) acted against the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) when it ordered all Qatari citizens to leave the country within fourteen days in June of 2017. In Qatar v. [...]

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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was sentenced to eight more years in prison on Friday following her involvement in a 2016 corruption scandal. This latest sentence stems from charges relating to interference in the the country’s 2016 Parliamentary Elections and the collection of 3.5 billion won in illegal payments from South Korea’s National Intelligence Service. In [...]

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The European Commission  fined Google €4.34 billion (USD $5.1 billion) on Wednesday for violating EU antitrust regulations. In a press release , the Commission alleged that Google illegally required smartphone manufacturers to pre-install the Google search engine and Google Chrome as a requirement to license Google’s app store, Google Play, as well as illegally paid smartphone manufacturers to [...]

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A federal judge on Monday ordered the Trump administration to temporarily cease deporting families who have been reunited after the administration dropped its policy of separating undocumented children from their parents. The American Civil Liberties Union brought a request  before Judge Dana Sabraw of the US District Court for the Southern District of California  asking that [...]

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court  found  Wednesday that a proposed bill redefining the definition of residency in New Hampshire is constitutional under both the state and US Constitutions despite the fact that it would require those who declare themselves residents in order to vote to abide by other requirements of residency such as obtaining a New [...]

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