EU Extends OSCE Satellite Monitoring Mission

EU Extends OSCE Satellite Monitoring Mission

On Friday, March 24, 2017, the European Union (EU) decided to extend its support for the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission’s (SMM’s) use of satellite surveillance in the Ukraine conflict. This support will come in the form of 3 million euros ($3.2 million US funds) and will be distributed through the […]

Westminster Magistrates Hear National Gallery Vandalized Painting Case

Westminster Magistrates Hear National Gallery Vandalized Painting Case

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Westminster Magistrates heard a case involving a man accused of vandalizing a painting in the National Gallery. Keith Gregory, 63, was observed complaining about tourists taking pictures of a Gainsborough painting titled, “Mr and Mrs William Hallett,” before attacking it. The painting is also commonly known as, “The Morning Walk.” A […]

Judge Joseph Wapner, of ‘The People’s Court’ Fame, Perishes at 97

Judge Joseph Wapner, of ‘The People’s Court’ Fame, Perishes at 97

Retired California Judge Joseph A. Wapner, whose affable yet no-nonsense style of resolving disputes on TV’s “The People’s Court” made him famous and helped spawn an entire genre of courtroom-based reality television with fellow jurists, such as “Judge Judy,” “Judge Joe Brown,” and “Judge Mills Lane,” perished on February 26 at his home in Los Angeles, […]

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