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A Chinese Intermediate Court on Thursday sentenced nine fentanyl traffickers who conspired to manufacture and sell illicit drugs in violation of the national drug management law. This case arose when defendants Wang Fengxi and Xia zengqi registered “Tang Shen Technology Bio Co., Ltd.” and “Milin Biotechnology Co., Ltd.” to carry out the sales of pharmaceutical [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may obtain disgorgement as “equitable relief” in civil enforcement actions for securities fraud violations. This case arose when Charles Liu and his wife, Xin Wang, misappropriated most of the approximately $27 million raised from Chinese investors under an EB-5 [...]

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The Kentucky Supreme Court held Thursday that a non-profit LGBTQ+ organization lacked standing to bring a suit against a print shop that refused to make Pride festival t-shirts based on religious belief. The Gay and Lesbian Services Organization (GLSO), a Kentucky non-profit organization that represents and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community, filed a complaint in [...]

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A hundred and fifty representatives hailing from the Syrian government, the opposition, and broader Syrian civil society met Wednesday in Geneva to discuss the drafting of a new constitution. According to the procedural rules of these UN-facilitated discussions, meetings of the 150-member Committee will take place in parallel with a smaller “drafting group,” made up [...]

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President Donald Trump on Thursday sought rehearing from the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit after a three-judge panel upheld a lower court ruling requiring the president’s accounting firm to comply with the subpoena issued by the Oversight Committee. Trump based his request on Federal Rule 35, which permits rehearing if [...]

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The Massachusetts Attorney General sued ExxonMobil on Thursday for repeatedly violating the state’s consumer and investor protection laws and related regulations by defrauding investors and threatening the world economy. Two claims were made against ExxonMobil in the complaint: ExxonMobil is deceiving the investors by systemically failing to disclose the risks to its business from climate [...]

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The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women on Thursday released a new report regarding mistreatment and violence against women in reproductive health services with a focus on childbirth and obstetric violence. Like the #MeToo movement, the information posted on online platforms reveals that women who are victims of obstetric violence are often silenced because [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court ruling requiring the president’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, to comply with the subpoena issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The Oversight Committee issued a subpoena to Mazars in April for records related to work performed [...]

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