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Lawyer accused of killing youth in road rage sent to police remand

The accused ‘drunk lawyer’, who was involved in a road rage incident that killed a 21-year old student, has been sent to one-day Police remand.The incident happened near AIIMS Trauma Centre in south Delhi on Sunday. The lawyer, Rohit Krishna Mahanta allegedly rammed his car into the bike of two people

Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration’s policies on student lending and civil rights. The National Student Legal Defense Network will partner with state attorneys general and advocacy groups to file lawsuits on

50 nations sign UN treaty banning nuclear weapons

Fifty countries on signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world’s nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. “You are the states that are showing moral leadership in a world that desperately needs such moral leadership today,”

Trump announces new economic sanctions against North Korea

Russia urged “hot heads” to calm down on Friday as the United States admitted it felt “challenged” by North Korea’s warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific and President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un traded more insults. Trump called the

California sues Trump government over US-Mexico border wall

California filed a lawsuit on Wednesday over the Trump administration’s plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president’s key campaign promises. President Donald Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall,

Puerto Rico judge advises legal issues be put on hold after Maria -source

The devastating blows dealt to Puerto Rico by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are putting the woebegone U.S. territory’s bankruptcy on the backburner, sources said on Thursday. According to a person familiar with the bankruptcy proceedings, the team of judges overseeing the case has directed parties to put legal issues on hold