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Climate Change Litigants Argue Human Rights, Consumer Harm in Suing Oil Firms
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LONDON/WASHINGTON/GENEVA — Climate change may be having its day in court. With the slow pace of international climate negotiations, lawyers from Switzerland to San Francisco are increasingly filing lawsuits demanding action. And they are getting creative — using new legal …

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Utility to Pay $56 Million to Resolve Deadly Massachusetts Gas Blasts Probe
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NiSource Inc. will pay $56 million to resolve a probe into Massachusetts gas explosions in 2018 linked to a utility it owns that killed one person and destroyed multiple buildings, the state’s attorney general said last Thursday. Massachusetts Attorney General …

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American Companies Facing Pressure to Reveal Data on Diversity of Employees
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American companies are coming under increasing pressure from investors to publicly disclose information about diversity among employees in the wake of nationwide protests against racial discrimination. Many executives have pledged to champion equality in response to the Black Lives Matter …

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Delhi High Court shouldn’t have taken up Gautam Navlakha’s plea, says Supreme Court
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The Delhi High Court had on May 28, 2020, taken a dim view of the NIA’s sudden decision to transfer Navlakha from Tihar jail to Mumbai ahead of a scheduled court hearing. It had also sought all the records relating to the NIA decision to shift him to Mumbai.

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Russian church leader says calls to turn Hagia Sophia into mosque threaten Christianity
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Make a vaccine? I'm trying to teach my kids the alphabet
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In retirement plans, ‘social responsibility’ can’t outweigh financial performance
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TikTok, the latest social media craze, has reached new levels of popularity in recent months as it keeps us entertained at home while more traditional methods of entertainment have been put on pause. Over the years, we have been entertained by and caught up in similar whims of the moment: Everyone remembers Hula Hoops in the 1950s […]

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More than 130,000 Americans have died of COVID and hospitalizations are mounting
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Good afternoon, readers. It doesn’t give me any joy (quite the opposite, in fact) to send depressing missives like this. I hope you enjoyed the Fourth of July holiday before returning to a bizarre and complicated world. On July 1, America recorded nearly 51,000 new active COVID-19 cases in a single day. That was a […]

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Fauci says average age of U.S. coronavirus patients has dropped by 15 years as sun states gets hit
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The average age of new coronavirus patients has dropped by roughly 15 years compared with only a few months ago, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said.

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