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HRW urges new Tunisia parliament to focus on human rights issues

HRW urges new Tunisia parliament to focus on human rights issues

14.11.2019 | Tate Brown | 784

Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday that Tunisia’s newly-inaugurated parliament should focus on human rights issues.

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FBI releases 2018 hate crimes report

FBI releases 2018 hate crimes report

14.11.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 807

The FBI released its annual hate crimes report for 2018 on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court denies gun manufacturer’s bid to stop Sandy Hook lawsuit

Supreme Court denies gun manufacturer’s bid to stop Sandy Hook lawsuit

13.11.2019 | Matthew Borges | 721

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from Remington Arms Company attempting to block a lawsuit by the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.

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EU top court: products from Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories must be labeled

EU top court: products from Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories must be labeled

13.11.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 824

The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that products originating from lands occupied by Israel cannot be simply labeled as coming from “Israel” on the product’s packaging.

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Bolivia president resigns amid election fraud allegations

Bolivia president resigns amid election fraud allegations

13.11.2019 | Gabrielle Wast | 820

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned on Sunday and left for Mexico on Monday amid violent protests following the release of an audit by the American Organization of States, which found “irregularities” in the October election.

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UN votes 187-3 to condemn US embargo against Cuba

UN votes 187-3 to condemn US embargo against Cuba

12.11.2019 | Xi Lucy Shi | 771

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the US against Cuba.

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Supreme Court set to hear case over booking.com trademark registration

Supreme Court set to hear case over booking.com trademark registration

12.11.2019 | Rebecca Salamacha | 985

The US Supreme Court granted certiorari on Friday in case over booking.com trademark registration. The Solicitor General petitioned in July for the Supreme Court to hear the case.

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State attorneys general meet in Colorado to discuss Google antitrust probe

State attorneys general meet in Colorado to discuss Google antitrust probe

12.11.2019 | Diane Bartz, Karen Freifeld | 867

State attorneys general are meeting on Monday in Colorado to discuss their probe into whether Google’s business practices break antitrust law, according to two sources knowledgeable about the meeting.

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North Carolina governor makes changes to voting laws

North Carolina governor makes changes to voting laws

11.11.2019 | Valeria Negron | 782

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made two important changes to voter laws on Wednesday, vetoing Senate Bill 250 to remove foreign citizens from the rolls and signing Senate Bill 638 to restore Saturday early voting.

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New Zealand Parliament passes zero carbon bill

New Zealand Parliament passes zero carbon bill

11.11.2019 | Anne Bloomberg | 1079

Lawmakers in New Zealand approved a bill on Thursday that aims to reduce the country’s non-biogenetic greenhouse emissions to zero by 2050. The Zero Carbon Bill provides a framework for limiting average global temperature increase to 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels, as set forth in the Paris Agreement.

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