Pakistan’s Imran Khan and his wife appear in court and plead not guilty in another graft case

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife appeared in a court near Islamabad on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty in a graft case alleging they accepted the gift of land from a real estate tycoon in exchange for large sums of laundered money, officials said. The case is the second … Read more

Court documents shed new details in killing of nursing student at University of Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The suspect in the killing of a nursing student on the University of Georgia campus used an object as a weapon in the crime and he’s also accused of “disfiguring her skull,” according to newly filed arrest affidavits. Jose Ibarra, who faces multiple murder and assault charges, is also accused of dragging … Read more

Majority of countries argue Israel violated international law in last historic hearing at UN court

THE HAGUE — The United Nations’ highest court on Monday wrapped up historic proceedings into the legality of Israel’s 57-year occupation of lands sought by Palestinians for a future state, with most voices at the hearing arguing against the Israeli government. Over six days, the International Court of Justice heard from an unprecedented number of … Read more

The Supreme Court could decide the future of content moderation — or it could punt

The Supreme Court is considering the fate of two state laws that limit how social media companies can moderate the content on their platforms. In oral arguments on Monday, the justices grappled with a thorny set of questions that could reshape the internet, from social networks like Facebook and TikTok to apps like Yelp and … Read more

The US Supreme Court Holds the Future of the Internet in Its Hands

The US Supreme Court seems torn over whether to trigger a radical transformation of the internet. The nation’s highest court heard arguments Monday over state laws in Florida and Texas that restrict how platforms like Facebook and YouTube moderate speech. If the court lets them take effect, social media feeds could look very different, with … Read more

Supreme Court Will Decide What Free Speech Means on Social Media

The Supreme Court is hearing two cases on Monday that could set new precedents around free speech on social media platforms. The cases challenge two similar laws from Florida and Texas, respectively, which aim to reduce “Silicon Valley censorship” on social media, much like Elon Musk has done at X in the last year. Twitter … Read more

FBI tells court Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ gun would not fire without pulling trigger

By Andrew Hay SANTA FE, N.M. (Reuters) – The revolver actor Alec Baldwin was holding when it fired a live round that killed “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021 would not fire when fully cocked without the trigger being pulled, an FBI firearms expert testified on Monday. The testimony during the involuntary manslaughter trial of … Read more

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of blocking aid to Gazans in violation of a UN court order

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Israel has failed to comply with an order by the United Nations’ top court to provide urgently needed aid to desperate people in the Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch said Monday, a month after a landmark ruling in The Hague ordered Israel to moderate its war. In a preliminary response to … Read more

Google court filing reveals new business details of DuckDuckGo and Neeva

A court filing in the U.S. Department of Justice’s case against Google over its alleged monopoly in the search market has revealed a few notable tidbits about the state of the search market competition, including the inner workings, revenue, and, in some cases, exit prices of would-be Google competitors, like DuckDuckGo and Neeva, the latter … Read more

While eyes are on Trump, Supreme Court conservatives prepare to rewrite the rulebook

Contentious Supreme Court oral arguments this week offered a reminder that while the public focuses on the Donald Trump election cases, the court’s actions this spring will be equally consequential for an array of rules set in Washington governing American life. Supreme Court conservatives are accelerating their moves to overhaul the way the federal government … Read more