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Trump administration proposes to scale back environmental law

Trump administration proposes to scale back environmental law

13.01.2020 | Erin Napoleon | 659

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed scaling back an environmental law to reduce the time it takes to assess the environmental impact of major federal projects.

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Brazil top court rejects attempt to remove LGBT movie from Netflix

Brazil top court rejects attempt to remove LGBT movie from Netflix

13.01.2020 | Keegan Boyle | 698

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a lower court’s decision to remove a Netflix comedy that displayed Jesus Christ in a gay relationship.

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Trump administration announces additional sanctions on Iran

Trump administration announces additional sanctions on Iran

13.01.2020 | Jessica Lusamba | 698

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced additional sanctions on Iran Friday.

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Federal appeals court rules Missouri cannot ban restaurants from advertising alcohol specials

Federal appeals court rules Missouri cannot ban restaurants from advertising alcohol specials

10.01.2020 | Tate Brown | 844

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Wednesday that laws banning restaurants from advertising their specific alcohol specials violate the First Amendment.

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Malta court overturns conviction of German captain who rescued migrants

Malta court overturns conviction of German captain who rescued migrants

10.01.2020 | Joshua Cossin | 730

On Tuesday, a Maltese court overturned the conviction of a Claus Peter Reisch, a German captain of a private ship who was convicted of entering Maltese waters without a permit and for having improper ship registration.

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UK House of Commons passes Brexit deal

UK House of Commons passes Brexit deal

10.01.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 957

By a vote of 330-231 on Thursday, the UK House of Commons approved the latest iteration of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s legislation regarding leaving the EU.

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IKEA reaches settlement with family of child killed by furniture

IKEA reaches settlement with family of child killed by furniture

9.01.2020 | Gabrielle Wast | 736

IKEA has settled a suit with the family of a child who was killed under the weight of a MALM dresser in 2017 for $46 million.

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Sonos sues Google for patent infringement

Sonos sues Google for patent infringement

9.01.2020 | Jacob Dougherty | 697

Wireless speaker maker Sonos sued tech giant Google on Tuesday claiming that Google’s recent audio products, including Chromecast Audio, Google Home products and Pixel devices, infringe on Sonos’s patents.

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Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

9.01.2020 | Tina Bellon | 773

Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its rides in response to a new law that makes it harder to qualify its drivers as contractors.

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First Solar agrees to settle $350 million shareholder lawsuit

First Solar agrees to settle $350 million shareholder lawsuit

8.01.2020 | Austin Koltonowski | 704

First Solar, an Arizona based solar panel manufacturer, announced on Monday that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pay $350 million in claims for a class action lawsuit filed in 2012.

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