High Court Defers to Knesset on Nuclear Oversight

The same day the Israeli High Court ruled against draft exemptions for yeshivah students, it rejected a petition for regulatory changes in the country’s nuclear program, saying that it was…

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Judge Dismisses Charges Against Amtrak Engineer

A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against the engineer in an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, citing a lack of evidence. “Based on this evidence, I…

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NYS Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Assisted Suicide

New York’s ban on assisted suicide will stand after the state’s highest court on Thursday rejected arguments from terminally ill patients who say they should have the right to seek…

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