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'Legal limbo' looms for EU citizens in UK

China Daily 17 Jun 2021
Hundreds of thousands of European Union citizens currently in the United Kingdom could enter "legal limbo" on July 1, according to The Guardian newspaper, which says their right to rent a home, work, or retire in Britain could be impacted by a Brexit-related deadline.
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State to review policies as Reclaim Idaho requests updated financial analysis of education ballot initiative

Marietta Daily Journal 17 Jun 2021
After a new law caused some confusion, officials say a proposed ballot initiative to raise money for education is legal and back on track ... .
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India says Twitter knowingly not complying with local laws

Federal News Radio 17 Jun 2021
Under the new laws, social media websites and tech companies will also have to remove content within 36 hours after an administrative or legal order is issued ... Initially, Twitter expressed concern about what it called “the potential threat to freedom of expression” when the new rules came into effect late last month.
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Gebran Bassil ‘coerced’ my father to apologize, says Lebanese woman hailed for confronting MP

Arab News 17 Jun 2021
BEIRUT ... The brawl took place at a restaurant in Bassil’s home town of Batroun, northern Lebanon ... (Supplied) ... Masri said FPM supporters chased her for up to four hours around Batroun after the initial clash and would not let her leave the area ... “No, definitely not ... On whether she plans to initiate legal action, Masri said she had consulted a lawyer ... ....
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‘Govt will take care of baby girl found floating in a wooden box’

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Varanasi ... The baby has been kept in a special neonatal care unit of the Government women’s hospital in Ghazipur before being sent to a shelter home ... The Kotwali police was alerted after which police reached Chawdhary’s house to take the baby with them for initiating legal formalities as per Juvenile Justice Act ... .
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ACLED Regional Overview – Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (5 - 11 June 2021)

Reliefweb 17 Jun 2021
The Guatemalan Attorney General initiated legal proceedings against FECI, claiming that its mandate was unconstitutional after former president Jimmy Morales ended the CICIG’s mandate in 2019 (Prensa Libre, 10 June 2021).
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Wyoming advocates hopeful about pot initiatives despite odds

Billings Gazette 16 Jun 2021
Even so, they face daunting odds because of the difficulty of getting such initiatives on the ballot and failing to do so four years ago. The Legislature legalized hemp and hemp oil in 2019, but Wyoming is among a dwindling number of states that haven't approved marijuana in some form ... One petition would seek to legalize marijuana for medical use.
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Hunting groups call for more accuracy in IP 13 ballot title

The World 16 Jun 2021
Several pro-hunting conservation organizations have challenged the draft language of the ballot title and summary for Initiative Petition 13, which they contend do not adequately convey the initiative’s devastating impact to legal hunting, fishing and trapping ... If the initiative ...
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Letter: Hunting and Sports Groups Call for More Accuracy in IP 13 Ballot Title

Tillamook Headlight Herald 16 Jun 2021
Several pro-hunting conservation organizations have challenged the draft language of the ballot title and summary for Initiative Petition 13, which they contend do not adequately convey the initiative’s devastating impact to legal hunting, fishing and trapping ... If the initiative ...
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FEC okays resumption of FCT land swap

Business Day Online 16 Jun 2021
Bello disclosed that although fresh amendments were made to the original form of the initiative by establishing a legal framework to protect all parties, the FCT will provide the land, while the private investors will provide all infrastructure within the allocated districts.
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Gov. Ned Lamont threatens to veto Connecticut marijuana legalization bill if equity matter is not ...

Hartford Courant 16 Jun 2021
Ned Lamont is threatening to veto a bill legalizing and taxing marijuana because it does not go far enough in addressing the historical trauma of the war on drugs and ensuring equity in the state’s budding recreational marijuana industry ... Lamont’s announcement throws the fate of the sweeping, 300-page marijuana legalization bill into question.
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Irish Council for Civil Liberties to sue online advertising body

Irish Independent 16 Jun 2021
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) says that it intends to take legal action against online advertising practices set by the international Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The legal action is being initiated in Hamburg, where IAB’s online standard-setting affiliate, IAB Tech Lab has an office.
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Russian officials seriously consider legalising porn

Pravda RU 16 Jun 2021
The authors of the initiative categorised as illegal child pornography and “obviously offensive” pornography, such as rape.
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Celebrating 10 Years of Global Domestic Workers’ Rights

Human Rights Watch 16 Jun 2021
By now, 32 countries have ratified the Convention, and dozens have made legal changes improving domestic workers’ rights and protections ... Many had initially expressed opposition to a legally binding convention, arguing that monitoring work in private households was impractical.
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Rebuttal to ‘The filibuster is racist and needs to go’

The Lake Orion Review 16 Jun 2021
The filibuster can be used to tie up any policy initiative, not just ones involving race ... Our leftist Congress wants to permanently enact mail-in voting, and they want to make ballot harvesting legal, all things that make our elections less secure. These initiatives are created only to bolster Democrat power, not to make elections better ... Orion Twp. .
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