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'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal

'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal

17.10.2019 | Elida Moreno | 820

Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the center of the “Panama Papers” scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) over its new movie based on the case, accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the film’s release.

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Trump signs executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey

Trump signs executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey

16.10.2019 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 777

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday authorizing the US Department of State and Department of the Treasury to impose economic and political sanctions against Turkey in response to escalating violence in northern Syria.

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Nevada gaming regulators seek ban on Steve Wynn from state's casino industry

Nevada gaming regulators seek ban on Steve Wynn from state's casino industry

16.10.2019 | Nivedita Balu | 890

Nevada gaming regulators are seeking a ban on former Wynn Resorts Ltd chief Steve Wynn from the state’s casino industry, citing allegations of sexual misconduct that emerged a year ago, a regulatory filling showed.

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Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million Johnson & Johnson talc verdict

Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million Johnson & Johnson talc verdict

16.10.2019 | Carl O'Donnell | 975

A Missouri appeals court overturned a $110 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) in a lawsuit by a Virginia woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after decades of using of its talc-based products for feminine hygiene.

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House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

15.10.2019 | David Shepardson | 855

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to reconsider.

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UN rights expert releases new report on abuses against women in reproductive healthcare

UN rights expert releases new report on abuses against women in reproductive healthcare

15.10.2019 | Xi Lucy Shi | 815

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women on Thursday released a new report regarding mistreatment and violence against women in reproductive health services with a focus on childbirth and obstetric violence.

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Federal appeals court blocks Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban

Federal appeals court blocks Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban

15.10.2019 | Sean Rohtla | 1022

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction on Friday, blocking an Ohio law that bans abortions after an indication that the unborn child has Down syndrome.

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European Court of Human Rights rules Italy’s tough treatment of mobsters and terrorists violates human rights

European Court of Human Rights rules Italy’s tough treatment of mobsters and terrorists violates human rights

14.10.2019 | Matthew Borges | 959

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday rejected Italy’s request for referral in Marcello Viola v. Italy, making the judgement in the case final.

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New York City sues e-cigarette companies for selling to minors

New York City sues e-cigarette companies for selling to minors

14.10.2019 | Brianna Bell | 793

New York City sued 22 e-cigarette companies Tuesday for violating the Administrative Code of the City of New York by selling e-cigarettes to residents under the age of 21.

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Giuliani associates subpoenaed in impeachment investigation

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Giuliani associates subpoenaed in impeachment investigation

14.10.2019 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 866

US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was issued a subpoena on Thursday by three House of Representatives committees investigating the Trump administration for attempting to induce the government of Ukraine to interfere with the upcoming 2020 US presidential election.

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