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U.S. to carry out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

 The Federal Correctional Compex in Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S. January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

The U.S. government intends to carry out the 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump's administration on Friday evening, just five days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office with a promise to try to end the death penalty.  Full Article 

The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Apple fails to overturn VirnetX patent verdict, could owe over $1.1 billion

A federal judge denied Apple Inc's bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple's total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion.  Full Article 

Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 12, 2021. The acting attorney for Washington and FBI provided an update on criminal charges related to the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. Sarah Silbiger/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

No 'direct evidence' of plot to kidnap or kill lawmakers in U.S. Capitol attack: Justice Department official

A U.S. Justice Department official on Friday said there is currently no direct evidence of efforts to capture or assassinate lawmakers in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.  Full Article 

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Factbox: U.S. president-elect Biden pledged to change immigration. Here's how

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has promised a quick and dramatic reversal of the restrictive immigration policies put in place by his predecessor President Donald Trump. While Biden pledged to undo many of Trump's policies starting the first day he takes office on Jan. 20, the layers of reforms will take much longer to implement.

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Amazon clash with Parler is latest test for Davis Wright partners

In its fight with social media platform Parler, Amazon.com Inc. has tapped a pair of internet and First Amendment lawyers whose experience includes fending off a U.S. ban on TikTok and litigating at least six previous lawsuits for Amazon.  Read more 

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Instacart goes after Uber in data-scraping war with Cornershop

The online grocery delivery company Instacart brought an action this week against Uber in federal court in San Francisco to find out what Uber knew about allegedly fraudulent data scraping by Instacart rival Cornershop. Uber announced in October 2019 that it was investing $459 million to acquire a 51% stake in Cornershop.

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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

High court revives bar on abortion pill mail delivery in pandemic

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a requirement that women visit a hospital or clinic to obtain a drug used for medication-induced abortions, lifting an order by a lower court allowing the drug to be mailed or delivered as a safety measure during the coronavirus pandemic.  Full Article 

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