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Northern Ireland court rejects Brexit appeal

Northern Ireland court rejects Brexit appeal

30.09.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 790

The Court of Appeals in Belfast on Friday dismissed an appeal challenging Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy.

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UN rights council to send investigators to Venezuela

UN rights council to send investigators to Venezuela

30.09.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 795

The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to launch an investigation into Venezuela regarding human rights violations within the country.

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Volkswagen executives charged in Germany for stock market manipulation related to emissions scandal

Volkswagen executives charged in Germany for stock market manipulation related to emissions scandal

27.09.2019 | Patrick Eckerd | 919

German prosecutors have filed charges against Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, Chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch and former CEO Martin Winterkorn, according to a statement Tuesday.

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US and Japan reach trade agreement

US and Japan reach trade agreement

27.09.2019 | Matthew Borges | 778

The US and Japan on Wednesday reached a trade agreement in agriculture, industrial goods and digital trade.

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UN signs agreement to open human rights office in Sudan

UN signs agreement to open human rights office in Sudan

27.09.2019 | Matthew Borges | 971

UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday signed a deal with the new government of Sudan to open a Human Rights Office in the capital of Khartoum. In addition to the capital office, there will be four field offices in Darfur, Blue Nile, Southern Kordofan and East Sudan to safeguard human rights.

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UK court rules transgender man who gave birth must be registered as child’s mother

UK court rules transgender man who gave birth must be registered as child’s mother

26.09.2019 | Tate Brown | 908

The UK’s High Court ruled Wednesday that a transgender man who had given birth to a child must be legally registered as the mother of the child.

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Canada says officials did not act improperly when Huawei CFO was arrested

Canada says officials did not act improperly when Huawei CFO was arrested

26.09.2019 | Karen Freifeld | 899

There is no evidence Canadian border officials or police acted improperly when Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained and arrested at Vancouver’s airport nearly 10 months ago, the attorney general of Canada said in a filing released on Monday.

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Boeing settles first Lion Air lawsuits for at least $1.2 million apiece: sources

Boeing settles first Lion Air lawsuits for at least $1.2 million apiece: sources

26.09.2019 | Tracy Rucinski, Jessica Damiana | 873

Boeing Co has settled the first claims stemming from the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia, a U.S. plaintiffs’ lawyer said, and three other sources said that families of those killed will receive at least $1.2 million apiece.

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UK court allows police use of facial recognition technology

UK court allows police use of facial recognition technology

13.09.2019 | Tate Brown | 960

The UK’s High Court ruled Wednesday that police use of facial recognition technology was legal and did not violate the Human Rights Act or Data Protection legislation.

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U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

13.09.2019 | Timothy Gardner, Nichoa Groom | 979

The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development.

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