Australia moves to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic, again – POLITICO

Australia moves to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic, again – POLITICO

SYDNEY – Australia’s immigration minister Alex Hawke on Friday used his personal power to cancel the visa of tennis world Novak Djokovic, to deport him for the Australian Open Grand Slam, which starts on Monday. The Australian Border Force canceled first Djokovic’s visa when he arrived in the country without the required COVID vaccines. But … Read more

Shkreli ordered to return $ 64M is excluded from drug industry

A federal judge has ordered Martin Shkreli to return $ 64.6 million in profits he and his company recovered from inflating the price of life-saving medicine Daraprim and blocked him from participating for the rest of his life to the pharmaceutical industry Because of MICHAEL R. SISAK and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press 14. January 2022, … Read more

Why Australia is lame over the deportation of Novak Djokovic – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article SYDNEY – “Rules are rules,” according to to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison – but if you’re the best tennis player in the world, the rules do not necessarily apply. The world has been waiting impatiently for Australia’s immigration minister Alex Hawke to discover whether he will use … Read more

Law Society disbars lawyer who faked divorce, married law clerk

A once prominent Ontario lawyer and legal scholar convicted of fraud and bigamy was convicted of professional misconduct and released Wednesday. Withdrawal of James Morton’s law license “in these circumstances is really the only reasonable punishment,” Barbara Murchie, chair of the three-member Law Society tribunal panel, said at the conclusion of the disciplinary hearing. Morton, … Read more

With Russian guns pointed at Ukraine, West and Moscow dive into talks – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article GENEVA — U.S., European, and NATO officials are adamant the intense week of diplomatic meetings with Russia is a dialogue, not a negotiation. But with upwards of 100,000 Russian soldiers quite literally pointing guns at Ukraine, with tanks and other heavy weaponry massed on the border, and President Vladimir … Read more

UK renews threat to halt parts of Brexit deal in Northern Ireland ahead of talks – POLITICO

LONDON – The UK would be ready to activate Article 16 and unilaterally override some trade rules for Northern Ireland if future talks with the EU fail, said the UK’s new chief negotiator Liz Truss. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, days before meeting EU Maroš Šefčovič for face-to-face talks, Truss said: “My priority is to … Read more

US Supreme Court hears oral arguments over Biden’s fax mandates | Coronavirus Pandemic News

The Biden Administration wants to require millions of workers in the United States to be vaccinated or tested regularly for COVID-19. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether the Biden Administration can require millions of workers at private companies and healthcare providers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to undergo regular coronavirus testing. The judges … Read more

Next year will be critical for the rule of law – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article 2022 may be the year that the map of the European Union is redrawn. For years, right-wing populists gained ground in the bloc’s newer member states, inspiring far-right groups across the continent and raising fears about the union’s democratic future. In Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán consolidated his … Read more

Whitmer kidnapping plot defense attempts to dismiss charge

Defense attorneys have sought to dismiss the charges against five men accused of plotting to abduct Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over what they described as “massive harassment” by federal agents and informants Because ofThe Associated Press 26. December 2021, 18:29 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Defense attorneys … Read more

Plundered Gilgamesh tablet returns to Iraq at a formal ceremony

A small clay tablet dating back 3,500 years and bearing part of the Gilgamesh epic that was looted from an Iraqi museum during the 1991 Gulf War has returned to Iraq ByAssociated Press December 7, 2021 at 12:53 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BAGHDAD – A small clay tablet … Read more