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September 24, 2019 | Via The Guardian

Trump Appears to Mock Greta Thunberg’s Emotional Speech

Donald Trump appears to have taken a swipe at teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, tweeting a video of an emotional Thunberg with an apparently sarcastic comment that she seems to be “very happy” and looking forward to a bright future. The president tweeted out a video with the comment showing visibly upset Thunberg as she delivered a blistering speech to world leaders at a United Nations summit.

September 24, 2019 | Via BBC

Spain Court Backs Dictator Franco’s Exhumation

Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled that the remains of dictator Francisco Franco should be exhumed. It backed the Socialist government’s plan to move the remains from a state mausoleum to a less controversial site. An appeal by Franco’s family against the exhumation and proposing an alternative site was rejected. The issue has divided opinion in Spain, which remains haunted by the Franco era.

September 24, 2019 | Via Sky News

Google Wins ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Court Battle

Google has won a court battle that could have forced it to take requests from around the world to wipe personal information from its search results. The tech giant was braced for a potentially landmark ruling from the EU Court of Justice (ECJ), which could have decided to expand the remit of the so-called “right to be forgotten” law beyond Europe.

September 24, 2019 | Via Reuters

UK Supreme Court Rules PM Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament was Unlawful

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, a humiliating rebuke that thrusts Britain’s exit from the European Union deeper into turmoil. The unanimous decision by the court’s 11 judges undermines Johnson and gives legislators more scope to oppose his promise to take Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31.

September 24, 2019 | Via The Guardian

At Least 20 Killed and 70 Injured in Day of Violence in West Papua

Graphic photos of the bloodied victims of what appear to be gunshot wounds have emerged after another day of violence in West Papua, which has seen at least 26 people killed and 70 injured. Four people were killed, including a military officer, and several others injured when Indonesian security forces opened fire on students following a protest about racism at a university in Jayapura on Monday.

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