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Biden to offer temporary legal status to thousands of Venezuelan immigrants living in U.S.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Biden administration plans to announce Monday that it will offer deportation relief and work permits to thousands of Venezuelan immigrants living in the U.S., citing the political and economic turmoil in the South American country, four congressional officials......

NFL owners keep rejecting Black men as coaches. Time for legal action?

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY For all of the noise, the initiatives, committees, research reports and even various measures of progress, there’s still so much to be desired when it comes to equal opportunity for African Americans to become NFL head coaches. Congratulations, Byron......

EU threatens legal action against the UK — again — over Northern Ireland deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen meet for a dinner during they will try to reach a breakthrough on a post-Brexit trade deal on December 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. WPA Pool | Getty......

An Old Legal Doctrine That Puts War Criminals in the Reach of Justice

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here After a decade of war in Syria, people accused of committing atrocities in the service of President Bashar al-Assad are finally facing prosecution — but in Germany and France, not Syria. Three decades after unspeakable crimes in Liberia......

Asylum seekers surge at U.S. southern border amid Biden administration’s new policies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live The number of asylum seekers crossing into the United States is expanding as the Biden administration has eased restrictions on migrations. Mireya Villareal has more. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link......

Rwanda Official Admits Legal Violations in ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Case

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here NAIROBI, Kenya — Rwanda’s attorney general inadvertently revealed that he had intercepted privileged and confidential legal materials in the ongoing terrorism case against Paul Rusesabagina, the prominent dissident whose efforts to save more than 1,200 people during the......

Nikola admits ousted chairman misled investors as legal costs mount

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CEO and founder of U.S. Nikola, Trevor Milton speaks during presentation of its new full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell battery trucks in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy December 2, 2019. Massimo Pinca | Reuters Embattled electric......

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party MPs targeted in legal barrage

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s parliament is set to consider legal bids to lift the immunity from prosecution of 21 pro-Kurdish MPs, applying more pressure on a political party targeted in a years-long crackdown and that now faces calls for its closure. FILE PHOTO: Pervin Buldan, co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’......

Palantir: NHS faces legal action over data firm contract

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-56183785 Under the Palantir deal, NHS data is anonymised – with no names, addresses, or other identifying details – and it is not kept by Palantir. The firm contributes use of its software and staff, but does not store the data itself, which remains under the control of the NHS.......

These savvy moves are perfectly legal and infuriating opponents

ESPN
ONE OF TRAE YOUNG‘S favorite moves is simple. He gets the ball, calls for a screen and turns the corner, putting his defender on his hip as the help comes over to corral the drive. Once he feels his defender behind, he brake-checks, pulling up into a quick shot. A......

Northern Ireland’s DUP to take legal action against Brexit deal

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the DUP Arlene Foster MLA speaks at the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland October 26, 2019. REUTERS/Lorraine O’Sullivan DUBLIN (Reuters) – Members of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party are set to take part in legal action challenging part of Britain’s divorce......

‘We’re not here to steal jobs’ — immigration agency’s delays jeopardize international students’ legal status

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Miami Herald | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Ji Hyun came to the United States from South Korea to pursue her dream of becoming an intensive care unit nurse.  Now, she is one of many international students whose job......

Credit Suisse swings to fourth-quarter loss, weighed down by provisions for a U.S. legal dispute

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Credit Suisse swung to a better-than-expected loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, on the back of higher provisions for legal disputes. The Swiss bank reported Thursday a net loss of 353 million Swiss francs ($392.8 million) for......

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