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UK fighter appeals death sentence – Donetsk court

Shaun Pinner, a captured British citizen who had been fighting for the Ukrainian Army, has appealed his death sentence, the top court in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) told TASS on Wednesday. The court now has up to two months to review the verdict. According to TASS, Pinner’s locally appointed …

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US Supreme Court makes landmark abortion ruling

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, removing federal abortion protections and placing the responsibility for legalizing or banning the procedure upon individual states, in a decision handed down Friday. “The Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State from regulating or prohibiting abortion. Roe and Casey …

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Medvedev loses Halle Open final after court invasion (VIDEO)

Russian world tennis number one Daniil Medvedev suffered his second back-to-back grass court final defeat on Sunday when beaten in two sets by Hubert Hurkacz at the Halle Open.  Hurkacz produced what has been dubbed one of the best performances of the grass season so far by dismantling the game’s top …

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UK could leave human rights court

The British government won’t rule out leaving the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over the decision that blocked a flight that would have taken a group of asylum seekers to Rwanda, Downing Street said on Wednesday. Preparations for another flight are already underway, and it might take off before …

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European court blocks UK deportation flight

A handful of illegal migrants, whom the British government wanted to fly to Rwanda to process their asylum petitions, have been saved from deportation at the last moment. An injunction issued by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) kept their flight on the ground on Tuesday. The takeoff was …

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Oscar-winner to appear in court on sex charges

Actor Kevin Spacey is expected to appear before a British court later this week to face charges of sexual assault and non-consensual activity, the Metropolitan Police announced on Monday. The Crown Prosecution Service revealed the charges against the former Hollywood star last month. Spacey said he would travel to the …

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US Supreme Court justice targeted for assassination

A man who told the police he was seeking to kill US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was arrested in a Maryland suburb of Washington, DC on Wednesday. Nicholas Roske had a gun and other weapons in his bag and told police he targeted the conservative justice out of anger …

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Bees are fish, US court declares

Four species of bumblebees have been reclassified as ‘fish’ in the state of California so that they can be protected under its Endangered Species Act, a court ruled on Tuesday, reversing a 2020 ruling and affirming that the term ‘fish’ shouldn’t be confined to merely ‘aquatic’ invertebrates under the law. …

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European journalists to challenge RT ban in court

A coalition of Dutch journalists, internet providers and civil society groups announced on Monday that they will be challenging the EU decision to ban RT and Sputnik before the European Court of Justice. While they don’t endorse the content of either outlet, the coalition said the hastily implemented censorship was …

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White House comments on Supreme Court protests

President Joe Biden’s US government has declared that lurking outside the homes of Supreme Court justices in order to protest their presumed stance on reversing the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US is not morally conscionable. White House press secretary Jen Psaki released a statement on Monday acknowledging …

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