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Arian Taherzadeh Monday pled guilty in federal court to conspiracy and other charges. Taherzadeh admitted that he, along with co-defendant Hadier Ali and one other unnamed defendant, created a fake Department of Homeland Security (DHS) group. Under this guise, Taherzadeh illegally obtained money and important documents for more than two years. Taherzadeh was arrested in [...]

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Monday announced cities and counties across the state agreed to a $400 million settlement with three opioid distributors. More than 100 local governments accused AmerisourceBergen Drug Co., Cardinal Health Inc. and McKesson Corp. of fueling the opioid crisis in West Virginia. West Virginia has a long history of litigation [...]

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Trial began Monday with opening remarks in the merger case United States v. Penguin Random House. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is challenging the recent purchase of publishing house Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House as a violation of US antitrust law. Penguin Random House began the purchase process of Simon & Schuster [...]

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The United Kingdom Monday enacted legislation requiring all overseas entities to disclose their registered and beneficial owners. The provsion, part of the Economic Crime Act of 2022, requires all overseas businesses to list their owner and financial beneficiaries in a national registry. The act is part of an effort to stop the flow of illicit [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday announced it settled an employment discrimination case against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), a regional public transportation authority based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a result of the settlement, SEPTA committed to implementing anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies and providing training for its employees in addition to almost $500,000 [...]

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A Michigan Court of Appeals Monday ruled that the state Attorney General cannot enforce Michigan’s dormant abortion ban but local county prosecutors can. The case stems from a Michigan Court of Claims order from May 17. The order prohibits the AG “and anyone acting under control and supervision” from enforcing the state’s abortion ban that [...]

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The UK Court of Appeal Monday denied to extend a stay in the Archie Battersbee case. Battersbee, a 12-year-old boy from the UK, was found unconscious in his home on April 7. His doctors and the National Health Service (NHS) claim he is brain-dead and it is in his best interest to remove all life [...]

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Former Three Percenters militia member Guy Reffitt was Monday sentenced to 87 months in prison for leading a mob of rioters towards the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 while carrying a handgun. The sentence is less than half of the 15-year prison term that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) asked for. Reffitt’s prison [...]

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US President Joe Biden released a statement Monday inviting Russia to renewed Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) talks ahead of the 10th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (TNP). This comes amid heightened Russia-US tensions due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. All countries who are party to the TNP [...]

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Monday that two vessels owned by non-profit Sea Watch may have been wrongly detained by the Italian government. Sea Watch rescues migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in vessels that are not seaworthy. Sicilian port authorities detained Sea Watch’s cargo ships in 2020 after the boats rescued [...]

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