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Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services.

Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services.

Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. Separately, data of Parler users was posted online in a searchable database on the website ArchiveTeam.org by a lone researcher, who goes by the Twitter alias “@donk_enby.” The researcher started archiving all Parler posts on Jan. 6, the …

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With New Law, Sweden Gains Power to Impose Coronavirus Restrictions

With New Law, Sweden Gains Power to Impose Coronavirus Restrictions

With New Law, Sweden Gains Power to Impose Coronavirus Restrictions With New Law, Sweden Gains Power to Impose Coronavirus Restrictions Sweden, which has long shunned lockdowns and face mask orders as tools in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, has given its government power to act more forcefully to stem the spread of the disease. Parliament on Friday passed an emergency law …

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Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law Iran May Pass #MeToo Law After a decade of deliberation, Iran’s government approved a bill on Sunday that criminalizes violence and sexual misconduct against women and specifies punishments for perpetrators. The decision to move ahead with the bill — which, if approved, will be the first law of its kind in Iran’s penal code — …

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What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America

What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America

What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America Latin America has long been hostile terrain for abortion rights advocates, even in recent decades as legal abortion became accessible in most of Europe, North America and other parts of the world. But a grassroots feminist movement claimed a victory …

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Donald Trump signs $2.3 trillion Covid relief and government funding bill into law

Donald Trump signs $2.3 trillion Covid relief and government funding bill into law

Donald Trump signs $2.3 trillion Covid relief and government funding bill into law Donald Trump signs $2.3 trillion Covid relief and government funding bill into law The move by the outgoing president ended days of impasse after he initially refused to sign the bill, which includes $900bn in coronavirus relief. He had branded the bill a “disgrace” just days before …

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Why Hong Kong Activist, Nathan Law, Seeks Political Asylum in Britain

Why Hong Kong Activist, Nathan Law, Seeks Political Asylum in Britain

Why Hong Kong Activist, Nathan Law, Seeks Political Asylum in Britain Why Hong Kong Activist, Nathan Law, Seeks Political Asylum in Britain HONG KONG — The Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law said on Monday that he had applied for political asylum in Britain, a petition that will likely inflame tensions with China if granted. Mr. Law, 27, fled to …

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Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent

Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent

Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent Denmark toughened its rape law on Thursday by criminalizing sex without explicit consent, a long-awaited victory for assault survivors and human rights groups. In order to bring a rape charge, the law previously required proof of violence, threat or evidence that the …

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Jimmy Lai and Bloomberg Staffer Are Charged Under Hong Kong Security Law

Jimmy Lai Is Charged Under Hong Kong's National Security Law

Jimmy Lai and Bloomberg Staffer Are Charged Under Hong Kong Security Law Jimmy Lai and Bloomberg Staffer Are Charged Under Hong Kong Security Law The Chinese government bans Chinese citizens from doing independent reporting for foreign news organizations, allowing them to work only as researchers and assistants. Bloomberg News, whose lifeblood is financial and business reporting, employs many Chinese in …

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Jimmy Lai Is Charged Under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Jimmy Lai Is Charged Under Hong Kong's National Security Law

Jimmy Lai Is Charged Under Hong Kong’s National Security Law Jimmy Lai Is Charged Under Hong Kong’s National Security Law HONG KONG — Jimmy Lai, a publishing tycoon and a prominent critic of the Chinese Communist Party, was charged with colluding with foreign forces under Hong Kong’s national security law, the police said on Friday, as Beijing intensified its efforts …

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E.U. Insists on Rule of Law in Emerging Deal With Hungary and Poland

E.U. Insists on Rule of Law in Emerging Deal With Hungary and Poland

E.U. Insists on Rule of Law in Emerging Deal With Hungary and Poland E.U. Insists on Rule of Law in Emerging Deal With Hungary and Poland BRUSSELS — European Union leaders head into difficult talks on Thursday to break through a veto by Poland and Hungary holding up the bloc’s budget and a hefty stimulus package, as the two nations …

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