Brazilian Senate Calls for President Jair Bolsonaro to be Charged with Crimes Against Humanity Over COVID-19 Response

Brazilian senators have recommended President Jair Bolsonaro to be charged of a series of crimes, including crimes against humanity, over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed over 600,000 Brazilians. A Senate panel officially presented their 1,180-page inquiry …

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Donald Trump Sues to Keep White House Records Secret

Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in DC District Court claiming executive  privilege and seeking to prevent the House of Representatives select committee from receiving records from his presidency. The lawsuit claims that the House of Representative’s document …

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Widow of Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise Testifies Before Magistrate

The widow of slain Haitian president Jovenel Moise testified on Wednesday regarding the assassination of her husband. Former Haitian first lady Martine Moise, who was also seriously wounded during her husband’s assassination, arrived in the prosecutors’ office in the capital …

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Impeachment Inquiry into New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Nears Completion

New York state lawmakers announced on Aug. 5 that their impeachment investigation into various allegations of misconduct against Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is close to concluding. “The committee’s investigation is nearing completion and the assembly will soon consider potential articles …

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U.S. Justice Department Launches Investigation into Phoenix Police Practices

The United States Justice Department has launched a civil rights investigation into the policing practices of the Phoenix Police Department and the city of Phoenix, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Aug. 5. According to Garland, the investigation will assess …

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Germany Mulls Investigating Recent Flood Disaster for Negligence

German prosecutors said they were considering whether there were grounds to investigate negligence that might have caused at least 180 deaths in the recent floods. The public prosecutor’s office in Koblenz said that the flood and the damage it caused …

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