MAY
24

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections

The landmark Affordable Care Act passed during the Obama administration, otherwise known as Obamacare.

MAY
24

Japan enacts law calling for ´national movement´ to slash 6 million tons of food wasted annually

Under the legislation, sponsored by a cross-party group of lawmakers.

MAY
24

Australia´s TPG Telecom challenges block on $10 billion merger with Vodafone JV

The parties will seek orders to quicken the proceedings.

MAY
24

Poland files complaint with EU´s top court over copyright rule change

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under copyright rules

MAY
24

Tearful Theresa May Quits as Brexit Breaks Her Premiership: UK

May will stay on as PM while Conservatives elect new leader

MAY
23

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send scrap back to source

Now Malaysia has begun sending back the waste to its country of origin, said Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister of energy.

MAY
23

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws

Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigated

MAY
23

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism

The measures, due now to be considered by Switzerland’s parliament, are part of an evolving national action plan against violent extremism

MAY
23

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress: US

In a decision read from the bench after hearing arguments, U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in New York said Congress has the legal authority to demand the records

MAY
23

Lawyer for Ghosn says ´outrageous´ bail rules on seeing wife violate Japan´s Constitution

Ghosn applied for permission shortly after his release, but was denied.

MAY
22

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal

The Justice Department is expected to make a final decision in about a month

MAY
22

India Supreme Court dismisses plea for stringent election norms

India follows an electronic voting-based system, and the VVPAT mechanism was introduced recently to bring greater transparency and accountability in the vote-counting process

MAY
22

Swedish prosecutor requests detention of Assange

Assange is currently in prison serving 25 weeks of a 50-week sentence in the UK after hiding in the Embassy of Ecuador in London for almost seven years.

MAY
22

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm

The United States stuck Huawei Technologies on a trade blacklist last week, effectively banning U.S

MAY
22

Qualcomm Shares Drop After Company Loses U.S. Antitrust Ruling

Judge Koh, in San Jose, found Qualcomm also charged high royalties for its patents.

MAY
21

American Airlines asks court to block disruptive ´slowdown´ by mechanics unions

The unions did not immediately return a request for comment.

MAY
21

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban

The U.S. government said it imposed the restrictions because of Huawei’s involvement in activities contrary to national security

MAY
21

US House passes Equality Act to protect LGBTQ individuals from discrimination: US

The Equality Act now heads to the Senate and if passed there will head to President Donald Trump.

MAY
21

Bayer Hires Lawyers as Monsanto Spying Probe Widens: Germany

It first emerged in France, where a Paris prosecutor opened a preliminary inquiry this month into the company’s alleged efforts to suppress criticism of its products

MAY
20

Japan seeks arbitration with South Korea over wartime labor compensation

South Korea has violated a 1965 bilateral pact that was designed to settle all such issues involving Japan’s 1910-1945 colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula

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