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  • Supreme Court to hear same-sex adoption funding case

    25.2.2020 | Erin McCarthy Holliday | 8

    Supreme Court to hear same-sex adoption funding case

    The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Monday in Philadelphia v. Fulton, in which a Catholic foster care agency is arguing it is allowed to refuse to work with same-sex couples on religious grounds while receiving government funding.

  • Thailand Constitutional Court Dissolves Opposition Party

    25.2.2020 | Jesse Lamp | 10

    Thailand Constitutional Court Dissolves Opposition Party

    Thailand’s Constitutional Court dissolved the Future Forward Party on Friday and banned 16 of its leaders from politics for 10 years. The party was charged with violations of election laws by taking a 191 million baht loan from the party’s billionaire leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.

  • Widow of NBA great Kobe Bryant sues helicopter operator for fatal crash

    25.2.2020 | Steve Gorman | 8

    Widow of NBA great Kobe Bryant sues helicopter operator for fatal crash

    The widow of Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against the operator of the helicopter that crashed in foggy weather last month, killing her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and all seven others aboard.

  • Mexico citizen arrested for allegedly spying on US government on behalf of Russia

    Mexico citizen arrested for allegedly spying on US government on behalf of Russia

    21.2.2020 | Valeria Negron | 24

    US officials announced Tuesday that Mexican citizen Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes was arrested in Miami, Florida, for allegedly spying on the US government on behalf of Russia.

  • Federal judge allows South Carolina lawsuit over offshore drilling to proceed

    Federal judge allows South Carolina lawsuit over offshore drilling to proceed

    21.2.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 24

    A federal judge issued an order Tuesday allowing a case filed by South Carolina against the Trump administration over seismic testing for offshore oil exploration to proceed.

  • ICC rejects appeal from accused Islamic militant

    ICC rejects appeal from accused Islamic militant

    21.2.2020 | Joshua Cossin | 25

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Al Hassan, an Islamic militant from Mali, that his charges were not severe enough to justify action in the ICC. According to a judgment summary, the court found that there was sufficient initial validity for the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity brought against Al Hassan in the pre-trial chamber.

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