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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday that repeals a section of the New York penal law that led to arbitrary and discriminatory policing of transgender women and cisgender women of color. Section 240.37 of the New York penal law, sometimes known as the “walking while trans” ban, prohibited loitering “for the purpose of [...]

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The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Tuesday that Amazon has agreed to settle charges that it withheld driver tips for $61.7 million. With Amazon Flex, independent workers use their own vehicles to deliver packages for Amazon. The FTC charged in an administrative complaint against Amazon and its subsidiary, Amazon Logistics, that Amazon failed to [...]

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The Court of Appeals at the Royal Courts of Justice in London ruled Friday that convictions against 15 protesters for a deportation flight protest in 2017 must be set aside. The protesters, known as the “Stansted 15,” broke into the Stansted Airport in March 2017 to stop a plane chartered by the Home Office to [...]

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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a challenge Monday in the country’s Supreme Court seeking the cancellation of presidential election results declaring incumbent President Yoweri Museveni the winner. Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulani, asked?the International Criminal Court last month to investigate Museveni, Security Minister Elly Tumwine and eight other senior officials for sanctioning [...]

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One of the men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty, according to a plea agreement Wednesday. Six men were?charged in October with conspiring to kidnap Whitmer. Garbin, along with Daniel Harris, Kaleb Franks and Brandon Caserta, were members of the Michigan-based “militia” group Wolverine Watchmen. Ty Gerard [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday upheld a district judge’s order for an environmental impact review of the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). However, the court declined to shut the line down while the review is completed. The DAPL transports crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline [...]

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A California lawmaker introduced a bill in the state Senate on Friday that aims to change expert testimony and forensic evidence legal standards. This bill seeks to make it easier for falsely accused individuals to challenge wrongful convictions. Inaccurate expert testimony and faulty forensic science can lead to wrongful convictions. According to a report from [...]

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A Ugandan court on Monday ordered security forces to stop surrounding the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine. Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulani, has been under house arrest since the January 14 presidential election. In November Wine was detained for allegedly violating the government’s COVID-19 rules by holding political rallies. His detention sparked [...]

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Outgoing US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that directs US departments and agencies to assess security risks from drones made by “foreign adversaries” and to prioritize removing them. Trump stated that additional actions were needed for the security of US government-owner Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and “to secure the integrity of American [...]

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Outgoing US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday deferring the deportations of more than 145,000 Venezuelans for 18 months. The Trump administration also announced more sanctions targeted at the regime of Nicol├ís Maduro. Trump stated that there was a “catastrophic economic crisis and shortages of basic goods and medicine,” which forced five million [...]

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