Biden’s First Strike and the International Law of Self-Defense

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The United States carried out airstrikes in Syria early Friday morning, killing several people and destroying several buildings. The Pentagon says that the airstrikes were a response to a rocket attack that occurred on Feb. 15, some 10 days earlier, at Erbil airport in northern Iraq, some 400 km away. That rocket attack killed a Filipino contractor, wounded four American contractors, and wounded a U.S. soldier.

It’s not clear whether the U.S. airstrikes targeted the group responsible for the rocket attack, or other groups affiliated with it. The Pentagon says “the strikes destroyed multiple facilities located at a border control

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City of Credit River Contracts with Scott Co. Sheriff’s Office for Law Enforcement |

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Credit River Township is scheduled to transition into a city this spring and their officials have decided to contract with the Scott Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement services to its nearly 6,000 residents.

The contract officially began last month, and the Sheriff’s Office has been working with Credit River Township officials to develop a customized plan for services to meet the needs of the new city. Deputy Jason Muelken has been assigned to fill this full-time role dedicated to serve Credit River.

Deputy Muelken began working at the Sheriff’s Office in August 2016. He grew up in the Credit

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Texas judge finds national eviction moratorium unconstitutional

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An eviction notice in Los Angeles.

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A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the national ban on evictions that’s been in place since September is unconstitutional.

“Although the Covid-19 pandemic persists, so does the Constitution,” U.S. District Judge John Barker wrote Thursday evening, siding with a group of property managers who argued that the ban exceeds the power of the federal government.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national eviction moratorium was first announced under former President Donald Trump in September 2020. It prohibited evicting renters who were financially struggling because of the coronavirus

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Vaccination ‘passports’ may open society, but inequity looms

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TEL AVIV, Israel — Violet light bathed the club stage as 300 people, masked and socially distanced, erupted in gentle applause. For the first time since the pandemic began, Israeli musician Aviv Geffen stepped to his electric piano and began to play for an audience seated right in front of him.

“A miracle is happening here tonight,” Geffen told the crowd.

Still, the reanimating experience Monday night above a shopping mall north of Tel Aviv night was not accessible to everyone. Only people displaying a “green passport” that proved they had been vaccinated or had recovered from COVID-19 could get

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The PRO Act Is the Most Ambitious Labor Law Reform Bill in Generations

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If you try to break it up, it has changes to the law that make it easier to form unions and then changes to the law that make unions stronger once they’re formed. It’s important when you’re talking about the bill to realize that those two things interplay with each other even if they look distinct. There are the laws that actually give the NLRB teeth when it comes to enforcing labor law violations: for example, it adds up to a $50,000 fine for each violation.

Maybe for Amazon one of those fines is not a big deal — though

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