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Government

California certifies March 5 primary election results

Governor Gavin Newsom scored a win with the passage of a mental health proposition, though the measure's fate was in limbo for the first couple of weeks after the election.

Belgium launches probe into suspected Russian interference in upcoming EU elections

Europe-wide polls are being held on June 6-9 to elect a new EU Parliament.

House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

The legislation would permit the U.S. government to collect, without a warrant, the communications of non-Americans located outside the country to gather foreign intelligence.

Former US ambassador sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as secret agent for Cuba

Rocha's prestigious career included stints as ambassador to Bolivia and top posts in Argentina, Mexico, the White House and the U.S. Interests Section in Havana.

For second time, Argentine workers call nationwide strike over Milei austerity measures

Union leaders are demanding higher wages in the face of President Javier Milei’s drastic austerity measures.

Practicing in prison

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit reversed a Texas federal court’s judgment in favor of the state’s criminal justice department, which was sued by a Muslim inmate who says he is unable to pray in peace. He has shown that Muslim inmates are given only one hour weekly for religious programming, much less than the six hours that Jewish and Native American inmates are allowed, and has proposed reasonable solutions to deficiencies in policy.

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