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Michael Cohen settles lawsuit against Trump’s company over legal bills

Donald Trump’s company and his former longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, have settled a lawsuit over Cohen’s claims that he was unfairly stuck with big legal bills after getting entangled in investigations into the former president. Lawyers for the two sides disclosed the settlement during a video conference with the judge on Friday, three days before […]

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The EU just backed a major nature conservation law. Here’s what it means. -National

The European Union’s parliament on Wednesday backed a major plan to protect nature and fight climate change in a cliffhanger vote that had the 27-nation bloc’s global green credentials at stake. After weeks of intense lobbying against the plan, the legislature still supported the general outlines of a European Commission bill in a razor-thin 324-312

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Special counsel argues Trump’s request for a lengthy trial delay has ‘no basis in law’

Special counsel Jack Smith’s office on Thursday urged US District Judge Aileen Cannon to reject an effort by Donald Trump’s legal team to indefinitely postpone setting a date for the former president’s trial on charges that he withheld government secrets and obstructed justice after leaving office, which he denies . “There is no basis in

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Government Mandate to Block All News in Canada?: Why Australia’s News Law Architect Recommendation Demonstrates that Canada Has Been Getting Awful Advice on Bill C-18

The implications of the legislative disaster that is Bill C-18 continues to unfold as Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez is now essentially doing exactly what he said he would not do, namely negotiating with the big tech platforms over government mandated payments for news links. Rodriguez had long claimed that the bill was designed to

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The liberal bill that would unblock Afghan aid clears the Senate, set to become law – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 15, 2023 9:22 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Senate has passed a bill intended to unblock Canadian aid in Afghanistan without amendment. The Criminal Code changes allow development workers to apply for exemptions from terrorism laws, which currently criminalize paying taxes to the

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What’s next on the debt ceiling: Selling the plan and making a deal into a law

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN World PMN Politics PMN News Author of the article: The Associated Press Mary Clare Jalonick And Kevin Freking Published May 28, 2023 • Last updated 3 days ago • 4 minute read Lights illuminate the capitol after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., announced that he and President Joe Biden and

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Children 12 and under don’t have to wear a life-jacket in Ontario, but a new law would change that

Children ages 12 and under aren’t required by law to wear a life-jacket when they’re in a boat in Ontario. But that could change thanks to a new bill. Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari has introduced a private member’s bill, called Joshua’s Law, that would make it mandatory for children ages 12 and under to wear

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Steve Maynard declared vexatious litigant after ‘long, exasperating, expensive’ legal battle with Mississippi Mills

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Published April 20, 2023 • Last updated Apr 20, 2023 • 4 minute read In a long-awaited ruling released on Tuesday, Superior Court Justice Jaye Hooper was granted the application to declare Steve Maynard (pictured above) vexatious, which was filed by Mississippi Mills solicitors in 2021. Photo by Steve

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Working Public Holidays (when rostered or contracted) will need a rethink says the Federal Court

Rostering and contracting employees to work during a public holiday is quite usual in many industries such as Mining, Aged Care, Manufacturing and Construction The Federal Court has recently declared that the current system of rostering or contracting employees to work on public holidays needs a serious rethink for Employers and Human Resources. In the

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