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U.S. top court curbs human rights claims against companies

U.S. top court curbs human rights claims against companiesForeign corporations cannot be sued in American courts for human rights abuses committed overseas, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, refusing to revive a lawsuit claiming Jordan-based Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories. The 5-4 decision ended a lawsuit by some 6,000 non-U.S. citizen plaintiffs, including survivors and relatives of people killed in attacks, filed under a 1789 U.S. law called the Alien Tort Statute that accused Arab Bank of being the "paymaster" to militant groups.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-supreme-court-rules-arab-bank-over-human-142856367--finance.html

French, American first ladies take in Cezanne on museum outing

French, American first ladies take in Cezanne on museum outingMelania Trump and Brigitte Macron split off from their husbands on Tuesday after a colorful welcoming ceremony at the White House to visit a Paul Cezanne exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. Trump and Macron, both dressed in white, were accompanied on the tour by Mary Morton, who co-curated the exhibit and heads the museum's department of French paintings. "Paul Cezanne's work is a celebration," Melania Trump said in a statement released by the White House.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/french-american-first-ladies-cezanne-museum-outing-185957452.html



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