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Iran to end compliance with 2015 nuclear deal

Iran to end compliance with 2015 nuclear deal

13.05.2019 | Yige Wang | 2075

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Wednesday that Iran will no longer keep its enriched uranium and produced heavy water limited, ending compliance with parts of the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Florida Lawmakers Approve ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

Florida Lawmakers Approve ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

13.05.2019 | Jaclyn Belczyk | 2098

Florida’s legislature on Thursday gave approved a bill that would ban so-called “sanctuary cities,” requiring local government agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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Attorney General Barr declines to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Attorney General Barr declines to testify before House Judiciary Committee

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1816

US Attorney General William Barr declined to testify before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday morning.

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ECJ rules EU and Canada trade agreement follows EU laws

ECJ rules EU and Canada trade agreement follows EU laws

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1951

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the EU follows EU laws. The court decision was requested by Belgium and was focused on the section of CETA that concerns resolution of investment disputes between investors and states.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down state law restricting drug-induced abortion

Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down state law restricting drug-induced abortion

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1810

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a state law that restricts access to drug-induced abortions unconstitutional.

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Trump and family sue to prevent financial institutions from complying with congressional subpoena

Trump and family sue to prevent financial institutions from complying with congressional subpoena

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2299

US President Donald Trump, his family members and his businesses filed a complaint against Deutsche Bank and

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Purdue Pharmaceutical  and Sacklers to pay $275 million settlement in opioid lawsuit

Purdue Pharmaceutical and Sacklers to pay $275 million settlement in opioid lawsuit

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1981

Purdue Pharmaceutical, the makers of OxyContin, and their owners the Sackler Brothers will pay a nearly $275 million settlement in a lawsuit brought by the State of Oklahoma. Nearly $200 million from the settlement will fund a new addiction treatment and research center at Oklahoma State University.

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Alleged judicial bias in Uber case

Alleged judicial bias in Uber case

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2630

Was the senior district judge and chief magistrate (the judge) who granted Uber a licence to operate in London biased because of her husband’s financial relationship with Uber?

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Britain loses its judge on the world court for the first time ever

Britain loses its judge on the world court for the first time ever

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2316

ON NOVEMBER 21st Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, denied in Parliament that Britain’s loss of its place on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was a failure.

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Prominent Egypt rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah released from prison

Prominent Egypt rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah released from prison

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2085

Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading Egyptian pro-democracy activist, was released from prison on Friday after serving a five-year sentence, according to his family and lawyer.

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