Greek lawmakers reject no-confidence vote

Greek lawmakers have rejected a no-confidence motion in the government brought by the main opposition party over a deal to change the name of Macedonia and end a decades-old dispute with Greece’s northern neighbor. Lawmakers voted 153-127 in the 300-member parliament Saturday against the motion to oust the left-led government over the deal renaming the

The Latest: France sends asylum team to meet rescue boat

The Latest on the influx of migrants to Europe (all times local): 7:35 p.m. France’s Interior Minister says the country’s office in charge of asylum will send a team to Spain to identify refugees from the rescue ship Aquarius who could be eligible to come to France. Minister Gerard Collomb’s statement on Saturday didn’t say

Spain’s royals hear jazz, see Mardi Gras Indians

The Latest on the visit to New Orleans by the King and Queen of Spain (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Following a red carpet arrival at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians

The Latest: USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round

The USGA has apologized for how unfair the Shinnecock Hills course was in the third round of the U.S. Open. Only three players shot under par – co-leaders Daniel Berger and Tony Finau with 66s, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat with a 68. Two others were at even par: Gary Woodland and Brian Gay. Meanwhile, there were

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New Jersey set to become latest state to enact stricter gun laws

Trump admin drops asylum protections for domestic violence victims

Fairfax County, Virginia (lawsiteblog) The Trump administration Monday overturned asylum protections for domestic violence and gang violence victims in a ruling that could potentially prevent tens of thousands of immigrants from getting protection in the US. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision sets a high bar for victims of crime to qualify for asylum protections. Not

The Importance of Inferior Voting Rights in Dual-Class Firms

Over the past several years, corporate law scholarship has carefully analyzed the effects of dual-class capital structures, which allocate superior voting rights to insiders and inferior voting rights to public shareholders. My article, The Importance of Inferior Voting Rights in Dual-Class Firms, which will be published by the Brigham Young University Law Review, adds to

Voters give clear thumbs up for reform of Swiss gambling law

Offshore casinos will be banned from offering online gambling in Switzerland. Voters on Sunday endorsed an overhaul of the country’s gambling law that also includes measures against addiction. Final results show a 73% majority approving the law amid low voter turnout. “Voters prefer to continue the current policy, only allowing gambling under restrictions,” Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga told