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CBS ordered to disclose internal records on Viacom deal

CBS ordered to disclose internal records on Viacom deal

26.11.2019 | Tom Hals | 931

A Delaware judge on Monday ordered broadcaster CBS Corp to turn over records regarding its plan to reunite with Viacom Inc to a shareholder who wants to investigate if the deal unfairly benefits Shari Redstone, who controls both companies.

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Israel PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of fraud, bribery, breach of trust

Israel PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of fraud, bribery, breach of trust

25.11.2019 | Jesse Lamp | 727

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday on charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust.

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UN rights experts urge progress towards ending business-related rights abuses

UN rights experts urge progress towards ending business-related rights abuses

25.11.2019 | Steven Pagach | 789

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights on Thursday urged governments to improve their records on business and human rights.

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Apple and Intel file antitrust lawsuit

Apple and Intel file antitrust lawsuit

25.11.2019 | Brianna Bell | 703

Apple and Intel jointly filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Fortress Investment Group Wednesday.

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Hong Kong citizen who worked for British consulate alleges torture by Chinese authorities

Hong Kong citizen who worked for British consulate alleges torture by Chinese authorities

22.11.2019 | Andrew Hursh | 784

A former staff member of the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong issued a statement via Facebook on Wednesday describing an “illegal process” of “torture, threats, and coercion” by Chinese authorities.

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US lawmakers ask Google to elaborate on patient data sharing agreement with Ascension

US lawmakers ask Google to elaborate on patient data sharing agreement with Ascension

22.11.2019 | Jordan Ross | 732

US Senators Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy sent a letter to Google Wednesday requesting more information about their new partnership with Ascension in which Google stands to access millions of patient health records.

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Amnesty verifies death of more than 100 Iran protesters

Amnesty verifies death of more than 100 Iran protesters

22.11.2019 | Joshua Cossin | 730

Amnesty International on Tuesday verified evidence confirming the death of more than 100 protesters in Iran as the country entered its fifth day of a state-imposed communication blackout after protests erupted on Friday in response to a sharp increase in fuel prices.

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Trump’s military pardons send ‘disturbing signal’ says UN human rights office

Trump’s military pardons send ‘disturbing signal’ says UN human rights office

21.11.2019 | Tyler Gillett | 973

A spokesman for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Tuesday that he is “very concerned” by US President Donald Trump’s pardons of two US army officers and the restoration of rank of a Navy SEAL.

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UK court denies application of terminally ill man challenging assisted dying law

UK court denies application of terminally ill man challenging assisted dying law

21.11.2019 | Tate Brown | 872

A terminally ill man lost his challenge to the assisted dying law in the UK on Tuesday.

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US Senate approves Hong Kong human rights bill

US Senate approves Hong Kong human rights bill

21.11.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 944

The US Senate approved HR 3289 Tuesday in an attempt to address human rights violations in Hong Kong.

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