A federal judge Friday granted motions by Whole Foods and parent company Amazon to dismiss complaints by employees who allege Title VII violations over wearing Black Lives Matter (BLM) face masks. Plaintiffs, a group of nearly 30 employees of Whole Foods and Amazon, alleged that the defendants violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act [...]

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The Pakistani government appealed the decision to release Ahmad Omar Seed Sheikh, who was accused of beheading Daniel Pearl, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, to its Supreme Court Friday. Sheikh and three others were originally convicted of the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Pearl, but their sentences were commuted in April 2020. Friday’s [...]

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A Geneva court Friday found?Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption and forgery following a two-week trial. A former citizen of Switzerland, Steinmetz and two of his associates faced the two charges for paying $10 million as bribes to receive permits for mining iron ore in Guinea and for forging documents to mask the bribery. [...]

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The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina Friday convicted former Bosnian army commander Sakib Mahmuljin of several war crimes and sentenced him to prison for 10 years. Mahmuljin served as a commander of the 3rd Corps of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH)?during?the international armed conflict between the ARBiH and the Army [...]

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The top administrative court in France, the Council of State, gave the French government three months Thursday to show progress towards meeting its climate change commitments under the Paris climate accord. Under the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), France and [...]

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