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US judge orders Facebook to release anti-Rohingya content for genocide case

A US judge has ordered Facebook to release records of accounts linked to government-backed violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar that it had shut down, the Wall Street Journal reported. In his ruling on Wednesday, Washington DC district court Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui criticized the social media giant for refusing to provide the records to…

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Judge Rules Man’s Claims Against Montebello School District, Former Superintendent Need Bolstering

Downtown Los Angeles on June 9, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) LOS ANGELES—A man who sued the Montebello Unified School District (MUSD) and a former superintendent—alleging the schools chief lured him into a sexual relationship earlier this year with promises of money, training, and help in getting his U.S. citizenship—will have to shore up his…

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Judge Refuses Bail for Pop Smoke’s Alleged Killer Corey Walker

A Los Angeles County judge has denied bail to Corey Walker. Walker is one of the teens accused of killing the late New York rapper Pop Smoke. 189 Views Walker’s attorney Christopher Darden requested bail for his client but prosecutors filed a response to the motion which suggested that Walker’s case was not applicable for…

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DOJ Asks Judge to Block Texas From Enforcing New Abortion Law

The Department of Justice (DOJ) late on Tuesday submitted an emergency motion seeking to block a new abortion law in the state of Texas that makes the procedure illegal if a fetal heartbeat is detectable. The filing, submitted to the U.S. District Court in Austin, Texas, comes just days after the department filed a lawsuit…

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Judge Cancels Rod Stewart’s Trial for New Year’s Eve Fight, Sets Plea Deal Hearing

The Stewarts’ battery charges have taken long to resolve because of the pandemic and settlement negotiations.The London-born singer of ’70s hits such as “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” and “Maggie May” is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2016.Stewart and his son are…

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Judge says Apple may be ‘stretching the truth’ on Mac malware concerns

During the Apple v. Epic trial, Apple software leader Craig Federighi argued that tight control over the App Store was necessary for securing the iPhone. But Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers didn’t buy it, writing in her ruling Friday that he may have been “stretching the truth for the sake of the argument.” Federighi cast heavy…

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Federal Judge Orders Apple to Ease Restrictions on App Developers

A federal judge ordered Apple to ease restrictions on app developers Friday, specifically involving payment systems.  The move, which will allow companies to circumvent Apple’s commission of up to 30 percent, could upend the economics of a $100 billion online market, a major setback for Apple, as reported by the New York Times.  Judge Yvonne…

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Judge Rules Against Florida’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — School districts in Florida can require their students to wear masks, despite the governor’s order blocking mask mandates – for now at least. A circuit court judge in Leon County ruled Wednesday that the state can’t enforce Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on school…

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Judge: Hospital Doesn’t Have to Give Patient Ivermectin

Sept. 8, 2021 — An Ohio judge ruled that a hospital does not have to give a patient the drug ivermectin as part of COVID-19 treatment because it hasn’t been proven effective, even though a doctor prescribed it. Ivermectin is used to prevent parasites in animals such as horses and cows. Some conservative media outlets…

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Ohio judge reverses decision ordering hospital to treat patient with ivermectin

An Ohio judge on Monday ruled a hospital no longer had to give a COVID-19 patient ivermectin, reversing a previous decision from another judge.“While this court is sympathetic to the Plaintiff and understands the idea of wanting to do anything to help her loved one, public policy should not and does not support allowing a…