US Justice Department sues former Trump aide for $3 million

US Justice Department sues former Trump aide for $3 million

/ Americas Issued on: 29/04/2022 – 05:33 Paul Manafort is being sued by the US Justice Department. © AFP/archive Paul Manafort, who served as former president Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman, is being sued by the U.S. Justice Department for just under $3 million for not reporting his financial interest in foreign accounts in a timely fashion. Manafort, who […]

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Texas judge grants ACLU’s request for temporary restraining order on child abuse investigation of trans child and her parents

Texas judge grants ACLU’s request for temporary restraining order on child abuse investigation of trans child and her parents

(CNN)A district court judge in Travis County, Texas, granted a temporary restraining order Wednesday to prevent the state from performing a child abuse investigation of a family seeking gender-affirming health care for their transgender child. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas and LGBTQ civil rights organization Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit Tuesday […]

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Covid-19: China confronts dilemma of lockdown in Beijing as cases hit record high

Covid-19: China confronts dilemma of lockdown in Beijing as cases hit record high

Chinese authorities are seriously considering imposing a lockdown in Beijing as confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country’s capital topped 100 on Wednesday. But after a much-criticised month-long lockdown in Shanghai, such an option could have a very high economic and political cost. At least 113 people have been infected with Covid-19 in China’s capital, health authorities […]

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