U.S. Supreme Court takes up dispute over power plant in India

U.S. Supreme Court takes up dispute over power plant in IndiaBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider reviving a lawsuit by Indian villagers seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed. The justices will hear an appeal by the villagers of a lower court ruling that the International Finance Corp was immune from such lawsuits under federal law. IFC, part of the World Bank Group, is an international institution with 184 member countries that helps secure financing for projects in developing nations.


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British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new chargeNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on Saturday, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group. On Sunday, she was allowed to speak to the British ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire.


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Texas Shooter Spared Students He Liked, Court Document Says

  1. Texas Shooter Spared Students He Liked, Court Document Says  Wall Street Journal
  2. Texas students who supported Parkland endure own shooting  MassLive.com
  3. JJ Watt offers to pay funeral expenses for victims of Santa Fe High School shooting  SB Nation
  4. 2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members  Washington Post
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