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Wisconsin judge throws out 234,000 voter registrations

Wisconsin judge throws out 234,000 voter registrations

17.12.2019 | Brianna Bell | 709

Judge Paul Malloy of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, ruled for Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) Friday to purge voter registrations of 234,000 voters.

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Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects second insurance payment

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects second insurance payment

16.12.2019 | Laura Sanicola | 713

Insurers of Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) have indicated they will make a second payment of $15 million from its property policy in connection to the June fire and subsequent shutdown of the plant, court documents showed.

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Uber submits appeal to regain London taxi license

Uber submits appeal to regain London taxi license

16.12.2019 | Costas Pitas | 754

Uber submitted an appeal on Friday against a decision by London’s transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its right to operate in one its most important markets, setting up a potentially lengthy legal process during which it can continue to take rides.

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T-Mobile CEO takes the stand in T-Mobile/Sprint merger trial

T-Mobile CEO takes the stand in T-Mobile/Sprint merger trial

16.12.2019 | Sheila Dang | 744

T-Mobile US Inc Chief Executive John Legere testified on Friday that he believes U.S. regulators considered Dish Network’s history of attempting to build a wireless network when they approved the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp.

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Weinstein accuser pushes back on proposed $25 million settlement

Weinstein accuser pushes back on proposed $25 million settlement

13.12.2019 | Brendan Pierson | 770

A lawyer for one of the women who brought lawsuits accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct said Thursday that a proposed $25 million settlement for most of the Hollywood producer’s alleged victims was unfair and designed to pressure her into accepting it.

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U.S. labor board approves McDonald's bid to settle case by franchise workers

U.S. labor board approves McDonald's bid to settle case by franchise workers

13.12.2019 | Daniel Wiessner | 806

A U.S. labor board on Thursday approved McDonald’s Corp’s proposed settlement allowing the fast-food company to avoid a ruling on whether it is a “joint employer” of franchise workers and could be made to bargain with unions.

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National Defense Authorization Act passes House

National Defense Authorization Act passes House

13.12.2019 | Brianna Bell | 753

The US House passed a $736 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 bill on Wednesday. It will be voted on by the Senate next week and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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Exxon Mobil prevails in New York climate risks fraud case

Exxon Mobil prevails in New York climate risks fraud case

12.12.2019 | Yaroslav Pavliuk | 701

A Manhattan trial court ruled Tuesday that Exxon Mobil did not mislead investors on climate change risks.

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Pakistan court indicts Hafiz Saeed on terrorism financing charges

Pakistan court indicts Hafiz Saeed on terrorism financing charges

12.12.2019 | Varun Nambiar | 720

A court in the Pakistani city of Lahore indicted Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned group Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT), on terrorism financing charges Wednesday. Saeed is the alleged mastermind of the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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ICJ begins hearings over Myanmar treatment of Rohingya

ICJ begins hearings over Myanmar treatment of Rohingya

12.12.2019 | Joshua Cossin | 825

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday started its first round of hearings in The Gambia’s case against Myanmar for alleged genocide of the Rohingya minority.

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