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Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat
President Donald Trump Saturday announced Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. During the announcement in the White House Rose Garden, Barrett promised that "should I b (More)
Australia Westpac Bank to pay $1.3B fine for money laundering connected to child exploitation, terrorism
Australia's Westpac Bank agreed to pay a A$1.3 billion fine on Thursday in a proposed settlement with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) for breaching the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act of 2006 (More)
Dear the Late Ms. Taylor: Searching for the Balm in Gilead
The wanton endangerment charges did not do justice for your murder. We all know that and, from beyond the grave, we know you and all the ancestors know that. Your death is considered by the state to be unworthy of state interest.This endemic dysf (More)
Uighur Muslims: A Community on the Verge of Extinction
On September 9th, 2020, more than 100 lawmakers of the UK signed a letter addressed to the Chinese Ambassador, condemning China over the abuse of Uighur Muslims- one of the most sensitive topics of this era. China has detained around a million Uighur (More)
Federal appeals court: investors who profited from Madoff Ponzi scheme must repay earnings
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a lower court finding Thursday that Maddoff investors who profited must pay back their earnings, even if they were not aware of the Ponzi scheme.The investors involved were people who, at the (More)
Dreaming of an All-Electric Vehicle India: The Delhi Electric Vehicles Policy, 2020
Indian cities have been recognized as the most polluted ones with 21 of the 30 most polluted cities belonging to India when it comes to air pollution. While steps are being taken, both at a national and international forum to curb pollution, the adap (More)
Kosovo Special Prosecutor makes first arrest
Kosovo's Specialist Chambers announced the arrest and transfer to The Hague of accused war criminal Salih Mustafa on Thursday. Mustafa is the first person arrested and third to be indicted by the office.Established in 2015, the chambers and the S (More)
California Supreme Court rejects emergency petition for diploma privilege
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request to allow law school graduates to work as attorneys immediately, without taking the bar exam.The decision concerned an emergency petition filed on September 9 by Pilar Escontrias and Don (More)
Trump expands Cuba sanctions
US President Donald Trump expanded sanctions against Cuba on Wednesday, prohibiting US travelers from staying at Cuban government-owned properties, and further banning US citizens from importing Cuban rum and cigars.Trump announced the sanctions (More)
UN rights expert condemns Myanmar military assaults as child death toll rises
UN Special Rapporteur Thomas Andrews implored Myanmar's security forces Tuesday to immediately cease firing on villages in Rakhine State based on serious concerns about the rising death toll of children.Andrews questioned whether the innocent chi (More)