The U.S. Department of State filing recognized Mohammed bin Salman’s sovereign immunity in the lawsuit brought by the fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, Hatice Cengiz, stemming from his killing in 2018.
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The notes, which give details on the administration’s response to the 9/11 attacks, were declassified by the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel close to a decade after the appeal was initially submitted.
The Justice Department and former President Donald Trump briefed Special Master Judge Raymond J. Dearie on five global issues surrounding contested Mar-a-Lago documents, meant to lessen document review burdens.
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Justice Department Unveils Charges Against 13 Individuals for Alleged Participation in Efforts to Assist the Government of the People’s Republic of China
In three separate cases, Chinese nationals were charged with a range of activities in support of the Chinese government, including bribing a (supposed) U.S. official with Bitcoin and attempting to forcibly repatriate a Chinese national.
The application from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) calls for an emergency stay pending appeal of the Eleventh Circuit's Oct. 20 decision.
According to the Justice Department, 11 documents remain under dispute.