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InfoWars and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in the Southern District of Texas on Friday. Jones, who has been described as “the most prolific conspiracy theorist in contemporary America” was ordered to pay over $1.4 billion dollars in damages in defamation cases against victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary [...]

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US President Joe Biden Friday signed a bill to force a settlement between railway unions and their employers, making rail strikes across the US illegal. The president praised the bipartisan action in support of the bill, saying, it spares the nation a “catastrophe.” The US House of Representatives passed a joint resolution on the matter [...]

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Survivors of the mass shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers in May at elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, filed a $27 billion class-action lawsuit on Tuesday against various public officials, including the school district, law enforcement agencies and individual officers. The lawsuit, filed in th US District Court for the Western District of [...]

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The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Wednesday filed a criminal complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the “atrocious crimes” of detaining and intercepting Libyan refugees and returning refugees to Libya. Some of the accused include high-ranking officials of EU Member States such as Italy and Malta and other EU agencies. [...]

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The Australian Senate Thursday passed the Restoring Territory Rights Bill 2022, giving the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Northern Territory (NT) the option to make their own legislation on voluntary assisted dying (VAD). The bill marks the end of a 25-year campaign to restore these territory rights. The ability to make laws on VAD was [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU-MN) Wednesday reached a settlement with the city of Minneapolis over police mistreatment of civilians during 2020 protests spurred by the murder of George Floyd. The settlement includes a $600,000 payment, $50,000 to each injured protester, and numerous reforms. The 12 plaintiffs suffered injuries including bruising from less-lethal [...]

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The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) Thursday released a joint report clarifying the extent of equality and human rights protected under the Ireland-Northern Ireland Protocol. The report comes as a legal challenge to the Protocol has reached the UK Supreme Court. The Ireland-Northern Ireland Protocol was [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Thursday unanimously ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) may access documents it seized from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in August without a special master review. The DOJ asked the court to consider whether Judge Aileen Cannon was correct to establish the special master review [...]

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The US Supreme Court Thursday agreed to consider whether President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is unlawful in February 2023. In the Supreme Court’s brief order, Justice Brett Kavanaugh also declined to vacate an injunction blocking the plan from taking effect while litigation pends. On Wednesday, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [...]

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) Thursday delivered its judgment in a waterway dispute between Chile and Bolivia. The case is formally referred to as the Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala, a river which is shared by both Chile and Bolivia. The court found that the Silala River [...]

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