DAILY E-LERT

 

Friday, October 24, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

  DOJ denounces 'irresponsible' leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Canada plans to fast track controversial anti-terrorist law

EU member states claim veto over 2030 climate and energy laws

UN rights expert concerned over drone use in domestic law enforcement

New York high court upholds rule shielding foreign bank branches

 

Utah Supreme Court lifts same-sex adoption stay

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