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The European Commission launched new legal action against Britain on Wednesday

Accusing London of putting peace in Northern Ireland at risk by trying to overhaul the post-Brexit trade deal. “The UK government tabled legislation confirming its intention to unilaterally break international law,” EU commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said. “More precisely to break an agreement that protects peace and stability in Northern Ireland,” he said. “Opening the […]

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UK lawmakers approve investigation into whether Johnson lied to parliament

Lawmakers approved a motion calling for a parliamentary committee to determine whether Johnson’s denials of rule-breaking amounted to a contempt of the House of Commons in light of his subsequent police fine for breaching regulations. The motion was passed without any opposition after the government abandoned an earlier attempt to delay any decision on whether or

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Senate Democrats try to pass bill by unanimous consent to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey, tried to pass their bill by unanimous consent to remove Confederate statues from the US Capitol. Booker said the statues represent “hurt” and “pain” and don’t belong in the Capitol. Schumer said they honor men who are traitors and fought against the

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New Jersey to allow restaurants and bars to offer outdoor dining on June 15

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will sign an executive order Wednesday to allow restaurants and bars to begin offering in-person, outdoor dining beginning June 15. Guidance on the subject will be issued later today, he said in a news conference. Murphy announced that there were 112 new coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the statewide death toll to 11,880.

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New Jersey law school grads can temporarily practice law without taking the bar, court rules

Some law school graduate students in New Jersey will be able to temporarily practice law under the supervision of experienced attorneys. The state’s bar exam has been rescheduled for September because of the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced today. The exam is now scheduled for September 9 and 10, but that date remains

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