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Russian court bans ‘Memorial’

A court in Moscow has ordered the liquidation of a prominent NGO dedicated to preserving the memory of those who died under communist rule, after prosecutors said the group was seeking to rewrite the history of the Soviet Union. In a ruling issued on Tuesday, a judge decreed that Memorial, …

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Trump asks Supreme Court to block Jan 6 docs release

In an emergency petition filed on Thursday by his lawyers, Trump argued that releasing White House documents and communications with senior staff set a bad precedent – a legal argument his team had unsuccessfully made in the lower court in the past.  The petition is seeking a review of the …

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Court reinstates Biden vaccine mandate

In its ruling on Friday, the Sixth US Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio upheld the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce the mandate, which it called an “important step” in curtailing coronavirus transmission. Vaccination and medical examinations are both tools that OSHA historically employed …

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Musk’s tweets on stock sales land Tesla in court

Tesla investor David Wagner filed a lawsuit with the Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday, calling for access to Tesla’s internal documents relating to Musk’s tweets that mention the company. Most notably, the investor wants access to records on Musk’s November 6 poll in which he asked his followers whether …

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EU court sides with LGBT couple in ‘huge’ development

The landmark decision, made on Tuesday, saw the European court declare that member states must all guarantee the same right, regardless of domestic policies, to guarantee the child’s freedom of movement across the bloc. Bulgarian Kalina Ivanova and British Gibraltar-born Jane Jones launched the case after Bulgarian authorities wouldn’t grant …

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Supreme Court allows abortion law challenge

The justices on Friday ruled 8-1 to let lower courts hear a lawsuit brought by abortion providers against state licensing officials who would determine if the clinics violated the law – formally known as Texas’ Senate Bill 8 (or SB 8). It prohibits abortions once cardiac activity is detected in …

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Top state court strikes down school mask mandate

Acting state health secretary Alison Beam not only lacked the legal authority to impose the mandate, but failed to follow state laws about enacting such regulations, including a requirement that an existing disaster emergency have been declared by Governor Tom Wolf, the Court ruled on Friday, upholding a lower court’s …

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China takes Ukraine to The Hague court

Beijing Skyrizon Aviation, along with several other Chinese investors, has submitted the application to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. The plaintiffs have demanded compensation for unfair treatment of Chinese investors by Ukraine, which has resulted in significant losses in both Ukraine and China, Skyrizon announced in a …

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