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The Allegheny County Medical Society has reported that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a bill to bar non-compete agreements in healthcare employment.  Click here for a copy of the Press Release, and a copy of the legislation.  There are limitations:

  • The bill is effective immediately for new restrictive covenant only after current license

The Maine legislature on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday approved several sweeping gun control measures, including increased waiting periods, background checks, expansion of court-ordered firearm forfeiture and a prohibition on selling firearms to those who aren’t legally permitted to own them.
The first bill approved by the legislature was the “Act to Strengthen

German federal prosecutors announced on Thursday the arrest of two German-Russian nationals suspected of spying and planning sabotage attacks on US military targets in an attempt to undermine military support for Ukraine. Reacting to this, German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock summoned the Russian ambassador to the Foreign Ministry for an explanation.
Two citizens, Dieter S.

The High Court of the Republic of Maldives, the country’s second-highest court, overturned on Thursday former President Abdulla Yameen’s conviction and cancelled his 11-year prison sentence. 
In an oral decision, the court found that the 2022 Criminal Court trial, which found Yameen guilty of money laundering and bribery charges, was unfair and had procedural irregularities.

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