A spokesperson for former US president Donald Trump confirmed Saturday evening that five lawyers who intended to defend the ex-president in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial would be stepping down. On Sunday evening, Trump’s office announced that two new lawyers would be joining the team just a little over a week before the trial is [...]

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The US Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it had indicted 14 of the world’s highest-ranking members of the MS-13 gang, charging them with the following: conspiracy to provide and conceal material support to terrorists, conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries, conspiracy to finance terrorism and narco-terrorism conspiracy in connection with [...]

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The US Supreme Court granted review in 14 new cases on Friday on issues ranging from the eligibility of temporary protected status immigrants to become lawful permanent residents to the application of the CARES Act to Alaska Native Corporations. The first two cases are Americans for Prosperity v. Becerra and Thomas More Law Center v. [...]

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A US federal judge in Georgia Monday granted an emergency motion to block Georgia from excluding 4,185 voters from voting in the Georgia Senate runoff election. The voters were excluded based on findings that they were no longer living in Georgia. Judge Leslie Gardner of the US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia [...]

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Following a death row inmate testing positive for COVID-19, several US senators Tuesday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s Inspector General requesting that he open an investigation into why the Trump administration resumed federal executions after a 17-year hiatus. The US federal government has executed 10 people since July, and three more are [...]

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India’s Allahbad High Court ruled Friday that no coercive action may be taken against a man accused of violating the Uttar Pradesh ordinance on Religious Conversion. The High Court also indicated that the matter will be heard with a petition challenging the constitutionality of the statute. By preventing no “coercive action,” the Court has prevented [...]

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