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DOJ seeks to block acquisition of airline booking agency
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint in the Delaware district court to block Sabre Corporation's $360 million dollar acquisition of Farelogix, Inc. Sabre is currently one of the largest booking service companies providing airlines (More)
Ninth Circuit upholds Montana law requiring certain nonprofit groups to register as political committees
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that certain Montana nonprofit organizations that run targeted advertisements 60 days before the election must register as political committees. The lawsuit was originally brought by the N (More)
Federal appeals court strikes down Google's class action settlement
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday struck down Google's $5.5. million settlement over its invasion of privacy of millions of users. Google settled $5.5 million for installing cookies in browsers and not paying users for their (More)
Federal judge affirms New Jersey's ban on 10-round gun magazines
US District Judge Peter Sheridan on Monday affirmed lower court's ruling on a constitutional challenge to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's ban on 10 round gun magazines. Murphy signed the ban into effect in June 2018 in order to reduce the number (More)
UN Human Rights Chief criticizes Brazil's failure to preserve indigenous lands
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet on Monday criticized the Brazilian government's policy to expand mining in the Amazon that could promote violence on indigenous lands. Emrya Wajapi, a leader of the Wajapi community in the northern region of (More)
New York governor signs revenge porn bill
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a revenge porn bill into law on Tuesday. The bill makes it a class A misdemeanor to non-consensually share and disseminate an intimate image meant to cause emotional, physical or financial harm. The law, passe (More)
HRW: India's proposed transgender protection bill falls short of international standards
India's parliament introduced the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill last week, but Human Rights Watch (HRW) expressed some concerns over the legislation Tuesday. Following a 2014 Supreme Court decision in NALSA v. India, the country (More)
DOJ will not bring charges against New York police officer for death of Eric Garner
US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Richard Donoghue, announced during a press conference Tuesday that the Department of Justice will not pursue charges against a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner. The incident (More)
House Democrats issue subpoenas against Trump organizations for violation of emoluments clause
More than 200 Congressional members joined together to issue 37 subpoenas Monday to multiple Trump organizations to investigate President Donald Trump's alleged violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause that prevents the president from receiv (More)
New York county clerk challenges law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses
New York County Clerk Michael Kearns filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday challenging New York's state law authorizing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. The new state law allows for undocumented immigrants to obtain state dr (More)
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