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  • Court rules Catholic school wrongfully fired gay substitute

    Court rules Catholic school wrongfully fired gay substitute

    International 09/06/2021

    A gay substitute teacher was wrongfully fired by a Roman Catholic school in North Carolina after he announced in 2014 on social media that he was going to marry his longtime partner, a federal judge has ruled.   U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn r...

  • Drug trafficker says he bribed Honduras president

    Drug trafficker says he bribed Honduras president

    International 03/11/2021

    A convicted Honduran drug trafficker and former leader of a cartel testified in United States federal court Thursday that he paid now-President Juan Orlando Hernández $250,000 for protection from arrest in 2012.Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga, f...

  • More protests called in Moscow to demand Navalny’s release

    More protests called in Moscow to demand Navalny’s release

    International 02/01/2021

    Moscow braced for more protests seeking the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who faces a court hearing Tuesday after two weekends of nationwide rallies and thousands of arrests in the largest outpouring of discontent in Russia in y...

  • Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

    Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

    International 09/19/2020

    An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, potentially paving the way for her to stand trial after a six-year legal battle.Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused ...

  • Thai court allows Thai Airways to file for reorganization

    Thai court allows Thai Airways to file for reorganization

    International 09/14/2020

    Thailand’s Central Bankruptcy Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to financially ailing Thai Airways International to submit a business reorganization plan and appointed seven planners to oversee it.A press release from the airline said the plan ...

  • High Court in London backs Virgin Atlantic's rescue plan

    High Court in London backs Virgin Atlantic's rescue plan

    International 09/02/2020

    Virgin Atlantic’s 1.2 billion-pound ($1.6 billion) restructuring plan was approved Wednesday by the High Court in London, allowing the international airline to continue rebuilding its operations after the devastation caused by the coronavirus p...

  • Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

    Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

    International 08/24/2020

    A Thai court issued a new arrest warrant on Tuesday for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, a month after news of the dropping of a long-standing charge against him caused widespread anger.Assistant National Police Chief Lt. Gen. Jaruwat Wa...

  • Court OKs extradition of man linked to Venezuela's Maduro

    Court OKs extradition of man linked to Venezuela's Maduro

    International 08/03/2020

    A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved the extradition to the United States of a Colombian businessman wanted on suspicion of money laundering on behalf of Venezuela's socialist government, his lawyers said Tuesday.The court ma...

  • International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    International 03/06/2020

    International Criminal Court judges authorized a far-reaching investigation Thursday of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Afghan government forces, the Taliban, American troops and U.S. foreign intelligence operatives.The ...

  • EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

    EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

    International 12/19/2019

    EU regulators must block tech companies from transferring data outside the bloc in cases in which privacy rules are broken, an advisor to the European Union’s top court said Thursday, part of a lengthy legal case involving an Austrian privacy c...

  • Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

    Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

    International 11/10/2019

    The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.All eyes will be on Chi...

  • Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    International 09/24/2019

    The landmark British Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful did not deal directly with plans for Britain's anticipated departure from the European Union. Brexit will however be top of the agenda...

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