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Iran tanker departs after Gibraltar rejects US demand

Added: 19.08.2019 7:22 | 16 views | 0 comments

GIBRALTAR: The Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel. According to the monitoring website Marine Traffic, the supertanker -- which had been detained since July 4 off the coast of Gibraltar -- lifted anchor Sunday evening and started sailing south. Authorities in Gibraltar have not confirmed its departure. Gibraltar seized the Grace 1 on July 4 on suspicion it was transporting oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions, triggering a sharp deterioration in relations between Tehran and London. Iran has repeatedly denied any violations. Its Supreme Court ordered...

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Warning or threat? Democrats ignite controversy with Supreme Court brief in gun case

Added: 17.08.2019 1:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse draws right’s ire; he says he was cautioning the court, not threatening it.

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DOJ files brief with Supreme Court opposing workplace discrimination claims by transgender workers

Added: 17.08.2019 0:05 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department is signaling its opposition to providing federal protections for transgender employees who claim discrimination on the job.

Trans workers not protected by civil rights law, Trump admin tells high court

Added: 16.08.2019 23:19 | 25 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department filed a brief with the Supreme Court arguing that transgender workers are not protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

US states disappointment at UK for release of Iran tanker, threatens sanctions

Added: 16.08.2019 17:20 | 19 views | 0 comments

The United States (US) has expressed its disappointment at the UK for allowing the Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar to be released yesterday, and has threatened to impose sanctions on any person, bank, port, or entity which does business with the vessel or its crew. After a month under detention at the British-administered island of Gibraltar, a Supreme Court hearing ruled that the Grace 1 was innocent of its original charge...

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Jipping and von Spakovsky: Dems improperly play politics with Supreme Court, threatening its independence

Added: 16.08.2019 9:00 | 30 views | 0 comments

In an extraordinary and outrageous move endangering the constitutionally mandated independence of the U.S. Supreme Court, five Democratic senators are threatening political retaliation against the court unless it denies the Second Amendment rights of New Yorkers in its first gun case in a decade.

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India to ease clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir in next few days

Added: 16.08.2019 8:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

India will lift restrictions on people's movements and communication links in Kashmir in the next few days, the federal government told the Supreme Court on Friday.


Iranian Tanker Seized In Strait Of Gibraltar To Be Released Despite US Detention Request

Added: 15.08.2019 17:53 | 23 views | 0 comments

An Iranian oil tanker seized by the United Kingdom is set to be released on Thursday despite last-minute efforts from the United States to halt the release, according to USA Today. The Supreme Court in the British territory of Gibraltar approved the release of the Grace 1 after British authorities said they no longer wanted to detain the vessel. Gibraltar's Chief Minister said he had accepted a pledge from Iran that, were the tanker to be released, its cargo would not be taken to its suspected original destination of Syria, which would have violated sanctions put in place from the European Union. Gibraltar attorney general Joseph Triay said the US Department of Justice had applied to have...

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A time-out for the NFL in 'NOLA no-call' lawsuit

Added: 15.08.2019 11:13 | 17 views | 0 comments

Louisiana's Supreme Court has ruled that the NFL can hold off, for now, on providing documents and answering questions in a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit over referees' failure to call crucial penalties in a January playoff game won by the Los Angeles Rams.

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Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays

Added: 15.08.2019 3:41 | 15 views | 0 comments

Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children.


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