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March 20, 2019

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Lawsuits hot new option for Wall Street investors

Lawsuits hot new option for Wall Street investors

Lawsuits can provide big payoffs. And betting on the outcome of a lawsuit is becoming a hot new way for Wall Street investors to cash in.Investment companies specializing in financing legal proceedings are moving in to capitalize on the new business line, allo

NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.Prime Minister Jacinda Arde

New Zealand mosque massacre puts spotlight on gun laws

New Zealand mosque massacre puts spotlight on gun laws

New Zealand's gun laws are under intense scrutiny in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacres, with the arms dealer who supplied guns to the killer saying he feels no responsibility for the tragedy.The slaughter by an avowed white supremacist of 50 Musli

French govt admits security 'flaws' in violent Paris riots

French govt admits security 'flaws' in violent Paris riots

The French government admitted Sunday its security measures had been "insufficient" to stem an arson and looting rampage by black-clad anarchists during a "yellow vest" protest along the famous Champs-Elysees in Paris.Police appeared overwhelmed Saturday a

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand's prime minister vowed Saturday to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch's mosque attacks had legally bought the five weapons, including two semi-automatic rifles, used in the massacre. The nation