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Chow Hang-tung, the vice-chair of the pro-democracy group Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, was released on bail on Saturday after her Friday arrest relating to Hong Kong’s annual candlelight vigil commemorating the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Police had warned people not to attend the annual event Friday [...]

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Nevada’s governor on Wednesday signed a bill into law expanding voter access at a time when legislatures across the country are restricting access. The new law mandates that county and city clerks send mail ballots to all registered voters in the state no later than fourteen days before an election. Governor Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, [...]

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US President Joe Biden signed an executive order Thursday expanding a Trump-era ban on investments into a collection of Chinese companies allegedly tied with China’s military. Last November then-president Donald Trump issued an executive order forbidding US investors from conducting “any transaction in publicly traded securities, or any securities that are derivative of, or are designed to [...]

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Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law the CS/CS/SB 1028 Bill on Tuesday, which includes a controversial provision on transgender athletes. Section 1006.205, titled the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” bans transgender women athletes from women’s sports. The insertion of Section 1006.205 shall now require the designation of all public secondary school or post-secondary [...]

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Paul Hodgkins of Tampa, Florida, became the second person charged in connection with the storming of the Capitol on January 6 to plead guilty Wednesday. Hodgkins originally faced charges for five offenses including disorderly conduct in a Capitol building and entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds. However, he pleaded guilty to the lone [...]

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Legal education in India has frequently come under fire for insisting on academic rigor and meritocracy without duly acknowledging the impact that cut-throat competition can have on the mental health and physical wellbeing of undergraduate students. The clamor grows harder with every year as more law students in India’s top universities come from diverse social [...]

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The African Union (AU) on Tuesday suspended Mali from the organization, following the military coup that occurred last week and threatened sanctions if the country fails to restore a civilian government. The military coup, led by Assimi Goïta, resulted in the ouster of president Bah Ndaw. Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned amid pressure, [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a Ninth Circuit rule that required courts reviewing immigration decisions to assume that testimony from petitioners was credible and true unless the immigration judge (IJ) made an explicit adverse credibility determination. This consolidated case involved two asylum seekers whose initial testimonies were later undermined by new facts that [...]

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