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UK court rules for India in decades-old legal battle with Pakistan over 1 million pounds

UK court rules for India in decades-old legal battle with Pakistan over 1 million pounds

4.10.2019 | Raven Moore | 797

A UK High Court judge on Wednesday resolved a legal battle between India and Pakistan that has lasted more than 70 years. The dispute revolved around the 1 million pounds that Nizam VII, then-monarch of Hyderabad, transferred to a British bank in 1948 to support the newly-established Pakistan.

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Georgia’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban

Federal judge temporarily blocks Georgia’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban

3.10.2019 | Tate Brown | 844

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday that temporarily prevents the state from enforcing a fetal heartbeat abortion ban that was signed into law earlier this year

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Proposed Safe Injection Site in Philadelphia Clears Legal Hurdle

Proposed Safe Injection Site in Philadelphia Clears Legal Hurdle

3.10.2019 | Max Mitchell | 779

U.S. District Judge Gerald A. McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday denied a motion for declaratory judgment on the pleadings filed by U.S. Attorney William McSwain of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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EU court strikes down order for Starbucks to pay €30m in back taxes to Netherlands

EU court strikes down order for Starbucks to pay €30m in back taxes to Netherlands

2.10.2019 | Matthew Borges | 838

The General Court of the European Union on Tuesday struck down an order from the European Commission for Starbucks to pay €30m in back taxes to the Netherlands.

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India Supreme Court orders state government to compensate rape survivor

India Supreme Court orders state government to compensate rape survivor

2.10.2019 | Varun Nambiar | 763

India’s Supreme Court on Monday directed the state government of Gujarat to pay 5 million Indian rupees (US$ 70,000) in two weeks as compensation to Bilkis Bano, a 40-year-old woman who was raped by a mob during an anti-Muslim pogrom in 2002.

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Two U.S. officials will give depositions in House impeachment probe

Two U.S. officials will give depositions in House impeachment probe

2.10.2019 | Patricia Zengerle, Lisa Lambert | 920

Two officials who had been asked to testify in the impeachment investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions, an official with a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday.

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DOJ announces interim policy for use of forensic genetic genealogy

DOJ announces interim policy for use of forensic genetic genealogy

1.10.2019 | Stephanie Sundier | 752

The US Department of Justice on Tuesday released an interim policy regarding the use of investigative methods that involve DNA analysis and genealogical research to create leads for unsolved crimes.

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Lawyers for Huawei CFO detail record requests to prove her rights were violated

Lawyers for Huawei CFO detail record requests to prove her rights were violated

1.10.2019 | Moira Warburton | 817

Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou detailed a list of emails, notes and other records they are seeking to prove that her rights were violated before her December arrest at Vancouver’s airport, according to a court document released on Monday.

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Poland proposes coal mine expansion while lawsuit challenges largest European coal plant

Poland proposes coal mine expansion while lawsuit challenges largest European coal plant

1.10.2019 | Stephanie Sundier | 1011

The Law and Justice party (PiS) of Poland on Wednesday indicated that it plans to unveil legislation to allow the government to expand coal mine operations.

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U.S. environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move

U.S. environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move

30.09.2019 | David Shepardson | 1057

Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions and electric vehicle requirements.

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