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Special Counsel Robert Mueller issues statement on investigation and closes office

Special Counsel Robert Mueller issues statement on investigation and closes office

31.05.2019 | Tim Zubizarreta | 1192

Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued a statement Wednesday at the Department of Justice reviewing the findings of his investigation and closing down his office.

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Supreme Court rules third-party counterclaim defendants cannot remove cases to federal court

Supreme Court rules third-party counterclaim defendants cannot remove cases to federal court

31.05.2019 | Tim Zubizarreta | 1395

The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday that third-party counterclaim defendants may not remove their case to federal court.

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HRW: Egypt forces and militants responsible for crimes against humanity in Sinai Peninsula

HRW: Egypt forces and militants responsible for crimes against humanity in Sinai Peninsula

31.05.2019 | Leanne Winkels | 1548

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday detailed abuses against civilians by both the Egyptian government and militants in the Sinai Peninsula, some of which the HRW has classified as war crimes. The information developed in the report was collected over a two-year investigation into the conditions facing civilians in Sinai.

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Federal judge rules against Qualcomm in antitrust lawsuit

Federal judge rules against Qualcomm in antitrust lawsuit

23.05.2019 | Tim Zubizarreta | 1926

US District Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California ruled late Tuesday against Qualcomm in an antitrust suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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Council of Europe condemns Hungary for human rights abuses

Council of Europe condemns Hungary for human rights abuses

23.05.2019 | Nicholas Chan | 1265

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović released a report Tuesday detailing the abuses by the Hungarian government towards asylum-seekers following her visit in February.

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EU adopts Annual Human Rights Report

EU adopts Annual Human Rights Report

16.05.2019 | Erin McCarthy Holliday | 2798

The Council of the European Union adopted and published its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World on Monday.

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EU court rules member states must establish methods for tracking work hours

EU court rules member states must establish methods for tracking work hours

16.05.2019 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 1975

The Court of Justice of the European Union, the highest court in the EU, ruled Tuesday that the member countries must establish detailed methods ...

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Torres Strait Islanders to file UN human rights claim against Australia over climate change

Torres Strait Islanders to file UN human rights claim against Australia over climate change

16.05.2019 | Nicholas Chan | 2270

Residents from Australia’s Torres Strait Islands plan to file a human rights complaint against the Australia government for failing to address the impacts of climate change.

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ICC prosecutor urges arrest of three Libyans for war crimes

ICC prosecutor urges arrest of three Libyans for war crimes

13.05.2019 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 1989

International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called Wednesday

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Singapore passes anti-‘fake news’ bill

Singapore passes anti-‘fake news’ bill

13.05.2019 | Erin McCarthy Holliday | 2270

Singapore’s Parliament on Wednesday passed the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill by a vote of 72-9.

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