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Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Published 11/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally but [more…]

Prosecutors may not get Trump tax records until after election, experts say

Prosecutors may not get Trump tax records until after election, experts say

Published 11/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York City prosecutors are very likely to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns after a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but [more…]

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential “political interference” by the [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower-court ruling that would have relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama state during the coronavirus pandemic. [more…]

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted from his job last month amid an investigation by his office [more…]

Syrian artist’s Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Syrian artist’s Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Published 01/07/2020

KOBLENZ, Germany (Reuters) - Forty-nine faceless figures stand on the lawn outside a German courthouse, facing the windows of a courtroom behind which two suspected [more…]

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Published 30/06/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Thousands of Turkish lawyers protested outside Istanbul’s main courthouse on Tuesday against a government plan to reform bar associations, saying it aims [more…]

Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Published 22/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Changes to the composition of Germany’s top court are likely to make it less confrontational towards the European Central Bank following a [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]

Australia’s High Court says former judge sexually harassed six female staff

Australia’s High Court says former judge sexually harassed six female staff

Published 22/06/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A former High Court of Australia judge was found to have sexually harassed six female staff, the court said on Monday, one [more…]