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Inquiry into death of ex-Russian agent Litvinenko opens in London
Britain opened an inquiry Thursday into the death of former Russian intelligence officer Aleksandr Litvinenko. It comes eight years after he was poisoned with radioactive polonium.

31.07.2014 08:09

‘Public inquiry into Litvinenko case at time of events in Ukraine isn’t coincidence’
UK-Russian relations have reached their bottom line, with the UK government attacking Moscow on two sides - one is over eastern Ukraine and another is the Litvinenko case, Russia expert Martin McCauley told RT.

31.07.2014 12:45

Russia ordered to pay $2.5 bn to Yukos shareholders
Russia must pay $2.51 bn (€1.87 bn) in compensation to the former shareholders of Yukos, once Russia's largest private oil company, for unfair tax proceedings. The European Court of Human Rights has also ruled Russia must pay €300,000 in legal costs.

31.07.2014 12:17

Speaker Boehner gets Congress approval to sue President Obama
For the first time in American history, a chamber of Congress has authorized its leader to sue the President of the United States.

31.07.2014 01:33

NSA sued over fears that former director is selling secrets
The National Security Agency has received its fair share of lawsuits since former contractor Edward Snowden began to disclose secret documents last year, and now the NSA is being taken to court for failing to produce files about its former director.

30.07.2014 20:30

Texas woman files $123 million revenge porn suit against Facebook
A Texas woman wants Facebook to pay her $123 million —10 cents for each of its 1.23 billion users — because the social networking site failed to immediately delete “revenge porn” uploaded by an old friend.

30.07.2014 15:35

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases
Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.

30.07.2014 14:25

Jesse Ventura: 'I may criticize my government, but I have never criticized the soldier'
Jesse Ventura, the former professional wrestler-turned-governor of Minnesota, told RT on Tuesday that he was relieved that a long-standing libel case filed on his behalf against the estate of a slain Navy SEAL had finally come to an end.

30.07.2014 14:40

Pakistani man sues UK govt for complicity in decade of torture
A Pakistani citizen is suing Britain’s Ministry of Defense and Foreign Office for complicity in brutal torture and abuse he had to endure between 2004 and 2014. The man’s lawyers say the UK is responsible for his illegal rendition to an Afghan jail.

29.07.2014 19:03

Washington, DC ban on carrying handguns again in effect, being enforced by police
The ongoing saga of the constitutionality and enforceability of Washington, DC’s handgun ban added yet another new chapter today, as the federal judge who ruled it unconstitutional issued a stay. The police chief also told officers to renew enforcing it.

29.07.2014 21:06

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million in defamation suit against 'American Sniper'
A federal jury on Tuesday found in favor of former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura in the defamation case he brought against “deadliest sniper in US history.” The panel came to a decision after six days of deliberations.

29.07.2014 14:23

FISA court judges buying Verizon stock as they approve NSA surveillance
Judges who serve on the FISA court, approving the government’s collection of phone metadata, have bought Verizon stock in the last year. Although the justices have financial involvement in the company, it is not considered a conflict of interest.

29.07.2014 00:38

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