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Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation

Bereaved and survivors seeking damages potentially worth hundreds of millions The families of 69 victims and 177 survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have launched legal action...

Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation

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Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-12 00:32

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
2019-06-15 02:00

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-14 22:16

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks ...
2019-06-28 21:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
2019-06-15 01:32

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
2019-05-24 23:01

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-14 22:00

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County...
2019-07-19 06:00

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide offic...
2019-06-03 04:16

Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The post Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state appeared first on LEX18....
2019-05-24 17:00

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
2019-06-11 20:16

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
2019-07-17 00:00

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this monthSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.22pm BST Dr. Yashica Robinson, owner of Alabama Women’s Center and...
2019-05-24 16:32

Teens Allegedly Attacked by Mall Cop and Security ‘Attack Dog’ Plan to File Lawsuit [Corrected] Lawyers representing a group of five black men ranging from 15 to 20 years old announced plans to file a lawsuit against the owners of an Alabama mall and security company after their clients say a security officer profiled them, slammed them against...
2019-07-04 02:32

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Iron Maiden file $2m lawsuit over 'Ion Maiden' video game Heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a gaming company for trademark infringement over a video game named "Ion Maiden."...
2019-05-30 23:32

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster g...
2019-06-11 19:32

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, wh...
2019-06-14 04:16

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
2019-06-12 06:16

Fire chief Dany Cotton: Response to Grenfell has been horrifying London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said she is "absolutely horrified" that building safety is "not being taken seriously" two years after the Grenfell Tower fire....
2019-07-04 14:32

Britain Vowed Big Changes After Grenfell Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
2019-05-29 18:48

Hundreds of people march through London demanding justice for Grenfell Tower tragedy Hundreds of people marched through London to demand justice over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a day after commemorations to mark the two-year anniversary of the disaster....
2019-06-16 07:16

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refused to work with her....
2019-07-02 13:32

Grenfell Tower fire anniversary: Commemoration events to take place on Friday to mark two years since fatal blaze A series of events are taking place in the heart of the Grenfell community in north Kensington to mark the second anniversary of the blaze which claimed the lives of 72 people....
2019-06-11 22:48

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
2019-06-14 11:48

Grenfell survivors beam damning message onto Parliament: 'This building still hasn't kept its promises' Survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire have projected a damning message on to the Houses of Parliament two years on from the devastating blaze....
2019-06-18 10:16

The FBI just released its Bigfoot file Today, June 5, 2019, at precisely 12 p.m. CT, the Federal Bureau of Investigation published the details of perhaps its most important investigation. Yes, the FBI Records Vault, which publishes FBI files that have been requested under the Freedom Of I...
2019-06-06 00:16

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
2019-06-27 20:32

FBI releases 'Bigfoot file' from the 1970s The federal government took rare action this week on a subject that's typically relegated mostly to Internet forums and conspiracy circles -- the existence of Bigfoot....
2019-06-06 21:32

Overcome Imposter Syndrome With a 'Brag File' Some day I’ll leave my job at Lifehacker (fired for being too good), and as I apply for a new gig, I will need to assemble a portfolio and update my résumé. It won’t take long, because I’ve collected my best work as it came out. And whether or not yo...
2019-05-30 20:16

Best free file recovery software 2019 At some point most people learn the hard way the importance of backups. Chances are you already have something set up, perhaps using a cloud-based program such as Google Drive, Dropbox, or Microsoft's OneDrive. You might have everything routinel...
2019-06-03 22:01

Horns will 'file away' jabs by Bradshaw, Mayfield Texas coach Tom Herman said outside criticism of Sam Ehlinger was "irrelevant," but "our guys file certain things away," and he is sure his QB "will use this to crank it up a notch."...
2019-07-17 05:00

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around it entail.       ...
2019-06-16 21:48

Judge now says US doesn’t have to file Flynn call transcript WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says prosecutors don’t have to publicly file a transcript of the call between former adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the United States. The decision Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sull...
2019-06-05 00:32

MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges Inquiry expected to name first four suspects over downing of flight that killed 298 in 2014Dutch prosecutors are to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over east Ukraine which killed 298 people i...
2019-06-18 19:00

Is Dropbox Transfer Better Than Other Free File-Sharing Services? Sharing files over the internet is nothing new, but the process has evolved since the halcyon days of finicky FTP servers and dodgy P2P programs. Now, it’s easy to send large files with a simple web app or cloud service, like Dropbox, and the latter ...
2019-07-11 00:00

How to share files with another Mac using macOS Bluetooth File Exchange When you need to send a file to another Mac user, there are multiple options. Follow these steps to accomplish the task using macOS' integrated Bluetooth File Exchange....
2019-06-22 00:16

Can't Show I Cast My Vote For Me, Will File Complaint: TTV Dhinakaran Tamil Nadu state legislator TTV Dhinakaran said he would file a complaint with the Election Commission over non-registration of votes for his party, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), during......
2019-05-26 18:00

File Your Credit Card Travel Insurance Claim Right Away It’s one thing to know that your credit card offers insurance for travel mishaps like delayed baggage or airlines that suddenly shut down. It’s another thing to know how to access those benefits when you’re on the road....
2019-06-27 18:48

Android will have an equivalent to Apple's AirDrop file sharing Ask iPhone users about the creature comforts they like and there's a good chance they'll mention AirDrop -- it's an easy way to share a photo with a nearby Apple device owner. Android users should soon have an equivalent, though. The...
2019-06-30 21:32

NFL notebook: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans and the NFL opened an investigation, according to multiple reports Wednesday, regarding Houston's attempts to hire New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio as its new general manage...
2019-06-13 11:32

Chinese authorities to file case for FedEx investigation Bejing authorities have moved to file a case to probe FedEx over allegedly violating Chinese clients rights, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported Saturday....
2019-06-01 23:16

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
2019-05-22 17:16

Jussie Smollett’s Case File Is Unsealed by Judge A group of media organizations, including The New York Times, asked the court to unseal the records regarding the actor’s case, citing a need for more transparency....
2019-05-23 19:16

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
2019-05-23 00:00

Sources: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges Wednesday against the Houston Texans for the attempted general manager hire of Nick Caserio, league sources told ESPN....
2019-06-13 14:00

The Latest: Unsealed file contains Smollett bail conditions CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a judge’s order unsealing the file from actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The file that a judge unsealed in Jussie Smollett’s criminal case includes documents from when t...
2019-05-24 00:48

Oil-Field Services Company Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy Weatherford International, a Swiss-based oil-field services company, said it would file for bankruptcy protection after bondholders approved a restructuring agreement that will reduce its total debt by about 70%....
2019-07-01 03:32

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
2019-06-20 17:00

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Hey Dropbox users, how has Drop...
2019-07-18 20:16

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
2019-07-03 02:16

Chrome 75 arrives with Web Share API file support and numeric separators Google Chrome 75 brings hint for low latency canvas contexts, files supported in the Web Share API, numeric separators, and more developer features.Read More...
2019-06-05 03:48

New England Patriots file tampering charges against Houston Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans on Wednesday for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as the team's next general manager....
2019-06-13 06:00

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships....
2019-06-19 04:48

Justice Department: Omarosa didn’t file financial disclosure The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her post...
2019-06-27 23:32

Huawei P30 Lite, Y9, More Phones to Get GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS File System Huawei's budget phones like the P30 Lite, P20 Lite, Nova 3i, and Huawei Y9 are all going to get GPU Turbo 3.0 and the new file system EROFS in the future....
2019-07-18 04:48

Blue states file suit against IRS over rules on SALT workarounds Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey is suing the IRS and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, responding to new, final rules from the IRS that would largely block states' attempts to get around a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions....
2019-07-17 18:48

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
2019-06-10 18:16

Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich and Jacob Trouba file for arbitration The July 5 restricted free agent frenzy began for the Rangers with Pavel Buchnevich and Jacob Trouba filing for salary arbitration. If things go according to plan, both will have the opportunity to address a third-party arbiter when a date is set for...
2019-07-06 14:16

No Mention Of File Number: Madhya Pradesh Government Tells RTI Applicant The Madhya Pradesh government has asked an RTI applicant to provide details like file number and date to get information on appointments of non-government officials in the chief minister's office. The......
2019-06-09 22:00

Rep. Green to file articles of impeachment against Trump despite pushback from Democratic leaders The Texas Democrat said in an interview with The Washington Post that he would file the articles Tuesday night, citing the president’s racist remarks. ...
2019-07-16 22:16

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
2019-05-24 00:32

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wan...
2019-06-11 23:32

Microsoft to make OneDrive differential sync available for all file types later this year Microsoft is adding new features to SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Stream video, and is continuing to push ahead with its 'SharePoint Spaces' mixed-reality technology....
2019-05-21 18:32

Block associations file suit to stop 14th Street bus plan An attorney representing West Village and Chelsea block associations filed a lawsuit against the city Friday, charging that the city’s plan to give buses priority on 14th Street will cause “horrific traffic jams” in the surrounding ...
2019-06-22 09:00

Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report The defending-champion Patriots have alleged the Texans violated the NFL's anti-tampering policy in connection with Houston's GM vacancy.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Argonne scientists perform huge file transfers to model the makeup of the Universe A team led by Argonne National Laboratory scientists moved 2.9 petabytes of data -- in a single file transfer -- as part of a project involving some of the largest-ever cosmological simulations....
2019-07-09 00:00

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat state rose to 20, with students attending coaching classes accounting for all those killed....
2019-05-25 11:32

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal The Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case....
2019-07-19 01:48

Judge lets Jeffrey Epstein file financial disclosure under seal for sex traffic bail bid Defense lawyers said they feared that information in the financial disclosures would further fuel a media frenzy about the case against Epstein, a former friend of President Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
2019-07-12 17:48

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
2019-06-20 06:16

TurboTax promoted a 'military discount' that charges service members who are eligible to file for free Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images Service members making under $66,000 are supposed to be able to file on TurboTax for free. On the TurboTax Military landing page, some were charged as much as $150, ProPublica reported. Like many other...
2019-05-24 01:00

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
2019-05-28 19:48

All Big Little Lies families are unhappy in their own way This season of Big Little Lies appears to be a bit less subtle than the first one. In case you were busy stripping furniture or a similar skill while you viewed this episode, or watching another channel, the theme of the second episode in season two ...
2019-06-17 04:16

Boeing to pay $100 million to 737 MAX crash families Boeing has pledged $100 million to help families affected by the fatal crashes of its 737 MAX passenger planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The funds, however, will not go directly to the families....
2019-07-04 06:48

Why are many of America’s military families going hungry? _____ SAN DIEGO — Dozens of people formed a line outside Dewey Elementary School on a recent Monday, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding San Diego truck that gives out free groceries every other week. The vast majority weren’t homeless or even...
2019-07-15 00:32

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership...
2019-06-03 09:32

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
2019-07-06 21:48

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 02:32

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling them "unsuccessful."...
2019-07-14 21:16

South Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Where Families Are Out in Force These days you can’t walk far without spotting a new Montessori school or a child’s hair salon. So much for the area’s reputation for grimy authenticity....
2019-06-20 09:48

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80,000) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 p...
2019-07-03 21:16

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an even harder crackdown than the Department of Homeland Security requested....
2019-06-21 22:00

Pima County searching for more foster families TUCSON – Arizona is in desperate need of foster families as more children enter the system. “Being able to have our son is big for me,” Michael, a Tucson foster parent said. “Being a father…Just like my dad.” Micha...
2019-07-03 04:32

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
2019-07-16 20:48

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 23:00

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
2019-05-27 23:32

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
2019-07-03 23:32

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
2019-05-22 18:48

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
2019-07-18 06:32

Kid-friendly Grand Canyon: Here are the 6 best activities for families at the South Rim Ride a bike or a mule, stay up late and look for shooting stars, take a kid-friendly hike down the South Kaibab Trail or become a Junior Ranger.        ...
2019-06-27 19:16

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan....
2019-05-27 14:16

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
2019-07-17 16:00

Boeing to give $50 million to families of crash victims Boeing announced Wednesday that it will be tasking Kenneth Feinberg, who is known for managing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and Camille Barrows to distribute its fund to the family of victims of the 737 Max crashes. CNBC's Phil L...
2019-07-17 18:00

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college entrance odds.       ...
2019-06-14 23:16

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people....
2019-07-03 20:32

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
2019-07-13 16:48

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Okl...
2019-06-15 03:16

More families demand information on Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — More families who lost loved ones in the Virginia Beach mass shooting are calling for an independent investigation. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that three victims’ families also want the city to release more ...
2019-06-18 22:16

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
2019-07-13 03:16

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a dela...
2019-07-13 01:00

How China intimidates Uighurs abroad by threatening their families Uighurs living in the US and Europe have told DW that Chinese authorities are going after family members still living in China to suppress activism by the Uighur community living abroad....
2019-07-11 20:32

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides to and from local National Veteran Cemeteries on Monday, May 27. Just enter “MEMORIALDAY2019” in the ...
2019-05-24 19:48

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
2019-06-05 04:32

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
2019-06-05 20:32

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
2019-07-15 17:16

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 10:32

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
2019-07-18 01:32

Boeing to pay $100M to families, communities of 737 crash victims Airplane manufacturer Boeing on Wednesday said it will pay $100 million to families and communities impacted by two recent, deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes. The airline will donate the money to local governments and nonprofit org...
2019-07-04 09:32

Two families suing after disfigured patient is mis-ID'd, taken off life support Two Chicago families filed a lawsuit against both the Chicago Police Department and Mercy Hospital Wednesday after an unconscious, facially disfigured man was misidentified by the agencies and eventually taken off life support by a family that was no...
2019-07-04 13:48

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
2019-06-29 01:32

FC Tucson with big soccer promotion for families at Friday’s game TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team is back home at the Kino Sports Complex this Friday against Orlando City B. Families are excited about the big promotion.  If you buy tickets online at WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/FCTUCSON , you can get a Sonoran...
2019-05-29 06:00

ICE Is Expanding Its Bullshit DNA Testing to Find 'Fraudulent Families' U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding its pilot program testing the DNA of immigrant families to prove their relationship and detect so-called “fraudulent families,” according to documents posted to the Federal Business Opportunities ...
2019-05-30 05:16

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
2019-07-03 17:48

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
2019-07-02 14:16

Boeing Promises $100 Million To Help Families Affected By 737 MAX Crashes Boeing on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
2019-07-03 21:32

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
2019-05-22 16:16

Lokpal Disposes Off 480 Cases, Asks People Not To File Non-Graft Cases Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has disposed of 480 complaints received by it till May this year, some of which were not related to graft, officials said today....
2019-07-02 13:16

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants....
2019-07-15 06:16

Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Families Of 10 Shot Dead In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped in Uttar Pradesh on Friday on her way to a village in Sonbhadra where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute....
2019-07-19 11:16

UPDATE 6-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
2019-07-18 01:48

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP To Meet Families Of Sonbhadra Shootout Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh today to meet the family of those who were killed in firing over a land dispute on July 17. Apart from meeting......
2019-07-19 08:16

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
2019-06-06 20:48

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21 20:32

Families hide as U.S. launches small scale immigration raids Immigrants and their advocates were on standby for mass arrests, but by early evening there were reports of only a few low-profile operations in cities including New York, Denver and Miami....
2019-07-15 03:48

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
2019-06-14 10:32

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
2019-07-18 00:32

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane make...
2019-07-17 19:32

Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes to financial relief for the families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired to oversee the ...
2019-07-17 16:32

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral p...
2019-06-13 15:32

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
2019-06-13 17:32

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
2019-05-25 01:32

Trump announces delay in planned Ice raids on migrant families President had told reporters operation would begin soonPelosi: faith leaders must ask Trump to stop ‘brutal action’Donald Trump appeared to announce he a delay in planned raids on undocumented immigrants, six days after he took the unusual step of an...
2019-06-22 23:32

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
2019-07-10 13:32

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official spokesperson said Wednesday....
2019-07-03 23:00

ICE: Mass raids targeting undocumented families launches Sunday NBC NEWS – Immigration authorities are planning a massive roundup Sunday of undocumented families that have received deportation orders, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The raids will take place in several cities across the ...
2019-06-22 06:01

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical...
2019-07-04 05:16

Boeing Pledges $100 Million to Families, Communities Hurt by 737 MAX Crashes Boeing pledged $100 million in financial support to families and communities affected by two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX plane, part of the company’s effort to restore its reputation shaken by the tragedies....
2019-07-03 21:16

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
2019-07-04 18:32

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft tissue in his left cheek. “I thought my whole world came crashing down,” Evan’s mom M...
2019-06-03 15:32

Tent facility for migrant families, kids, to open at border YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Border officials were expected to unveil the newest outdoor facility meant to detain immigrant children and families who cross the U.S. border near Yuma, Arizona. The number of families and children who travel unaccompanied spiked ...
2019-06-28 10:16

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
2019-06-22 03:00

UT-Austin to offer free tuition to students whose families make less than $65K Somewhere, Bernie Sanders is smiling. The University of Texas at Austin is going to be offering free tuition next semester to in-state students whose families make less than $65,000 a year. The move was announced Tuesday after the school’s Syst...
2019-07-11 04:32

ICE Will Reportedly Begin Raids to Deport Thousands of Families on Sunday Less than a week after President Donald Trump threatened to deport “millions” of people on Twitter, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of raiding cities with large immigration populations with the intention of arresting and de...
2019-06-21 23:48

Trans Mountain approval comes too late for some: ‘Many families didn’t survive this’ "There will be a lag time between when the construction starts and job hiring happens, and that's really worrisome because how do you sustain people through this time of transition?"...
2019-06-19 15:32

Larry Gatlin on how he's helping military families by selling sneakers Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin, aka The Gatlin Brothers, are always thinking about how they can use their platform to help those in need, especially military families. ...
2019-07-12 15:16

Kane Brown dedicates his song 'Homesick' to military families Country singer Kane Brown says his new single "Homesick" may have been written about his experience traveling on the road and being away from his loved ones, but military families have connected to the song....
2019-07-05 22:48

| Embattled Boeing to give $100m to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing, under scrutiny after two crashes that claimed 346 lives, announced Wednesday it would give $100 million to communities and families affected by the 737 MAX disasters....
2019-07-03 22:48

Captain arrested in Hungary boat accident as families arrive BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with and sank a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists on the Danube River in Budapest. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven have been...
2019-05-31 10:00

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
2019-05-26 07:16

Planning for retirement? Here's why you shouldn't file early for Social Security benefits Many seniors who filed for Social Security benefits earlier in life say they wish they would've filed later. You may end up feeling the same way.        ...
2019-06-06 17:48

Back-to-school sales tax holidays: These 16 states are giving families a tax break Sixteen states have sales tax holidays with Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee having tax-free days in July. Thirteen other states have their holidays in August.       ...
2019-07-18 13:01

UPDATE 1-Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
2019-07-04 22:48

Bihar To Give Jobs To Families Of Personnel Killed In Pulwama Attack The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided to give government jobs to the families of martyrs of Pulwama and Kupwara terrorist attacks who belong to the state....
2019-06-12 00:32

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
2019-07-05 20:00

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under a controversial US government proposal that would...
2019-07-01 17:32

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
2019-06-28 10:00

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their home countries, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights sai...
2019-06-27 20:32

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids that began Saturday night, including whether or not families would be separated by Immigration and Cu...
2019-07-14 17:32

Lawyers for Sandy Hook families say Alex Jones sent them child pornography Conspiracy theorist and “Infowars” radio host Alex Jones has been accused of sending child pornography to the lawyers of the Sandy Hook families — just days after he claimed to be the target of a malware attack that left kiddie porn...
2019-06-18 00:48

Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The post Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indo...
2019-06-17 11:32

Profit over safety? Boeing under fire over 737 Max crashes as families demand answers Relatives are demanding clarity and believe they should be consulted on when or if the 737 Max flies againOn 10 March, 24-year-old Samya Stumo was on her way to start a healthcare job in Kenya when, along with 156 other passengers on an Ethiopian Air...
2019-06-17 10:48

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
2019-06-22 03:48

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of inter...
2019-07-16 23:16

Donald Trump Orders Immigration Sweep Targeting 2,000 Families: Report US President Donald Trump has ordered border agents to begin a mass roundup as early as Sunday of some 2,000 migrant families that have received deportation orders, US media reported Friday....
2019-06-22 07:00

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “sham...
2019-06-22 08:48

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives wh...
2019-05-27 11:32

University of Texas at Austin to give free tuition to families making less than $65K Seeking to make college more affordable, the University of Texas will use some of its oil money to dramatically expand the financial aid it offers to low- and middle-income undergraduates on its flagship Austin campus....
2019-07-10 08:00

New UN report on families in a changing world puts ‘women’s rights at their core’ While women’s rights have advanced over the decades, gender inequalities and other fundamental human rights violations within families persist, according to a flagship study released on Tuesday, from the UN’s gender empowerment agency....
2019-06-27 20:00

Iranian diplomats, families living in New York face U.S. travel curbs The United States has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a U.S. diplomatic note to sent to the Iran mission to the United Nations and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 01:32

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
2019-05-22 18:16

Palantir has no place at Berkeley: they help tear immigrant families apart | Marisa Franco Why is Palantir, a data-mining company, sponsoring a conference at Berkeley on privacy? This week, Berkeley Law School is hosting its annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference, a gathering of academics, advocates, government officials, lawyers, business...
2019-05-31 19:01

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
2019-05-23 19:32

New Mexico hot spot: Riviera Nayarit caters to families with new resorts and attractions Family-friendly activities in the laid-back Riviera Nayarit region on the Pacific coast include whale watching, zip lining and horseback riding.        ...
2019-06-05 03:16

A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope Parents in the UK are banding together to buy a generic cystic fibrosis drug from Argentina because the NHS and a drug manufacturer cannot agree on a price...
2019-06-07 17:16

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.&#...
2019-05-27 22:16

Mike Pence honors vets, Gold Star families on Memorial Day Vice President Mike Pence on Monday laid a traditional wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day and praised those Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice, along with those they left behind. “Today on Memorial Day, we honor ...
2019-05-27 20:48

Mamata Banerjee Can't Face Families Of Killed BJP Workers: Dilip Ghosh West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is skipping the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because she cannot look eye-to-eye with families of BJP workers who were killed in the......
2019-05-30 16:01

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" l...
2019-06-05 23:16

High school student skips graduation party to help homeless families A Houston high school student skipped out on her own graduation party — to celebrate a homeless shelter for women and children. Leanne Carrasco, who graduated from Waltrip High School on Saturday, marked her personal milestone the next day by serving...
2019-06-04 20:48

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Friday Kazakhstan’s repatriation of 231 of its citizens from conflict sites in Syria and ...
2019-05-21 14:32

New Zealand families receive handwritten letters claiming to be from dead loved ones Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t....
2019-06-06 23:00

For military families living on the financial edge, money matters are complicated Personal finance can be tricky for military families dealing with frequent moves and lower income, not mention the stress of deployment to often dangerous areas. Here's what help's out there to aid troops in managing their money....
2019-05-23 20:32

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
2019-05-21 14:48

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
2019-05-22 14:32

Families of 737 Max crash victims say Boeing has not contacted them, offered support, or apologized since the disasters (BA) Jemal Countess/Getty Images Several families of the victims of the two Boeing 737 Max crashes say that Boeing has not contacted them to offer support, condolences, or an apology. Boeing has apologized publicly, but the parents of a woman killed in t...
2019-07-03 03:48

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.       ...
2019-06-18 22:48

Trump to help Japan bring abductees home from North Korea, but families wary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago, but family members warned him not to be duped....
2019-05-27 11:32

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
2019-06-03 01:16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
2019-06-27 20:00

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash last month....
2019-07-14 02:16

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
2019-05-23 16:16

Border Patrol apprehended record number of migrant families in May as Trump threatens Mexico U.S. Border Patrol apprehended in May 84,542 members of family units crossing the southwest border with Mexico, according to data released Wednesday.        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

DHS Officials Say Massive Deportation Raids Will Start This Weekend; More than 2,000 Undocumented Immigrants, Including Families, Targeted Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities on Sunday. The Donald Trump-sanctioned operation had been postponed weeks ago, though the president r...
2019-07-11 22:00

Google ramps up efforts to make the Play Store a safe and positive place for kids and families While Google is constantly exploring new ways to keep its Play Store safe for every type of Android user against threats ranging from ad fraud to misleading app ratings, shopping addiction, and different forms of malware, the search giant is also foc...
2019-05-30 15:48

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
2019-06-11 21:00

Marshae Jones' lawyers file motion to dismiss manslaughter case, say charge makes 'no rational sense' Lawyers defending a woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound to the stomach killed her fetus say the charges should be dismissed.        ...
2019-07-01 21:00

Ultimate find for families: Queen's Park scheme fuses new school and apartments with rooftop gardens In the heart of this family-friendly neighbourhood, The Avenue is a new housing scheme of 68 apartments on the site of a new school and close to the park....
2019-07-01 09:16

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 38 Australians, authorities are still searching for answers. The Australian government used the annive...
2019-07-17 08:48

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
2019-05-21 14:38

4 Episodes Of ‘Full House’ Where Uncle Jesse Explained That Most Families Don’t Work Like This, And For Good Reason Too Because This Whole Setup Is Honestly Weird Full House is a beloved family sitcom about two grown men who move into their friend’s house to help raise his three young daughters after his wife passes away. The episodes end with thoughtful life lessons for the characters and viewers alike, and s...
2019-06-04 21:48

MTA is biased against sex toy advertisements: lawsuit You won’t see ads for this Toy Story sequel in the subways. Women’s sex-toy company Dame Products is suing the MTA for refusing to run its sexy train ads while putting up similarly racy ads for male-enhancement pills, according to a new lawsuit...
2019-06-18 23:00

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New Yor...
2019-06-20 18:48

U.S. Hits Back at Huawei Lawsuit The U.S. government issued its first public defense of a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with Huawei, saying it had ample national-security reasons for enacting it....
2019-07-05 20:16

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
2019-05-21 15:16

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation....
2019-05-27 20:48

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion ...
2019-06-27 22:32

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
2019-07-03 21:32

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including ...
2019-06-04 14:16

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. H...
2019-07-09 06:32

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
2019-06-18 23:48

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
2019-07-07 06:32

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. Presi...
2019-07-02 01:16

Huawei Revs Up Its U.S. Lawsuit, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
2019-05-29 10:48

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
2019-06-21 07:48

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the age...
2019-06-20 04:48

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggr...
2019-07-19 16:00

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tu...
2019-06-19 13:48

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
2019-06-22 09:00

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal...
2019-06-04 12:48

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
2019-07-09 19:32

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
2019-05-24 01:48

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivat...
2019-05-22 07:00

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harasse...
2019-05-25 04:16

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 02:32

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in fede...
2019-06-22 01:32

USC gynecologist class-action lawsuit gets initial approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has given preliminary approval to a $215 million settlement of a federal lawsuit against the University of Southern California stemming from sexual abuse allegations against a gynecologist who worked there for decades. The ...
2019-06-14 02:48

Michael Jackson’s estate and former manager settle lawsuit SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a former manager of Michael Jackson and his estate. The settlement announced Thursday with Tohme Tohme (TOH’-mae TOH’-mae) ends one of the last remaining legal...
2019-05-23 22:32

Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box....
2019-05-22 01:00

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
2019-05-30 18:48

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
2019-05-30 17:32

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they we...
2019-07-16 12:00

New lawsuit claims Boeing Max suffered from faulty design A new lawsuit says Boeing’s design of the 737 Max was faulty and the company was able to rush the plane into production because it faced little oversight from regulators. The lawsuit says the plane could crash if a single part malfunctioned, th...
2019-05-22 01:00

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religious high schools....
2019-06-11 19:48

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
2019-05-24 01:01

Ex-Psychiatric Hospital Chief Files Lawsuit Over Firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospita...
2019-06-03 01:48

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
2019-07-17 00:00

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
2019-06-28 00:00

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
2019-06-22 15:32

Parkland parents accuse FBI of ignoring tip about shooter in lawsuit The parents of a victim of the 2018 Parkland school shooting sued the federal government Friday, accusing the FBI of ignoring a warning about the accused gunman....
2019-06-29 04:32

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
2019-06-13 01:32

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public opinion....
2019-06-23 01:48

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award ...
2019-06-22 10:48

Square Faces Lawsuit Over Misfired Medical Receipt A California man accused Square of violating privacy laws after the payments company mistakenly forwarded a digital receipt containing details of his medical history to one of his friends....
2019-07-01 17:48

US lawsuit filed over 2017 deadly London fire A lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania says faulty building materials helped spread a devastating fire at London's Grenfell Tower in 2017. More than 200 relatives of victims and survivors have joined the suit. (June 11)       ...
2019-06-11 21:32

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
2019-05-23 07:48

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a lawsuit filed on M...
2019-07-01 22:16

Baltimore withdraws lawsuit against owner of Preakness track BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore announced Wednesday that it has withdrawn a lawsuit against the owner and operator of the historic city racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown series’ middle jewel and the second-oldest track in A...
2019-06-12 22:01

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
2019-06-22 16:32

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
2019-06-18 14:00

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture....
2019-05-29 02:16

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addre...
2019-06-27 21:48

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Joh...
2019-06-15 04:16

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
2019-06-15 04:48

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
2019-05-24 20:48

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-07 01:48

Sriracha maker loses lawsuit to its former jalapeno grower The maker of Sriracha hot sauce lost its legal battle with its former jalapeno supplier after a California jury awarded the pepper grower $23.3 million Wednesday....
2019-07-05 22:16

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
2019-07-12 20:00

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are "serious." (June 5)        ...
2019-06-06 14:32

Anchor says NY1 refusing to let her cover USWNT parade over lawsuit Veteran NY1 anchor Roma Torre was denied her request to cover Wednesday’s victory parade for the US women’s soccer team in “retaliation” for her and her colleagues’ gender- and age-discrimination suit, she claims in an o...
2019-07-09 23:32

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-05 08:16

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a...
2019-06-28 00:48

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of Alabama abortion...
2019-05-24 17:00

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
2019-06-09 00:16

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circu...
2019-06-28 13:16

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-04 22:48

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
2019-06-20 23:16

1 lawsuit dropped accusing Ronaldo of rape, another active LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit filed last September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a 2009 Las Vegas hotel penthouse encounter. But a f...
2019-06-05 19:48

Boeing admits cockpit warning system 'mistake' before apologising to families of victims who died in 737 Max plane crashes The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people....
2019-06-17 12:32

Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists say U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields. WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Monday ...
2019-06-03 19:48

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
2019-05-21 21:16

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
2019-07-19 06:48

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the pla...
2019-06-22 14:00

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
2019-06-28 02:01

FedEx CEO says US lawsuit is 'separate and distinct' from Huawei package mishaps FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick Smith said the recent lawsuit against the Commerce Department is "separate and distinct" from the shipping incidents involving Huawei. FedEx has said those incidents were mistakes....
2019-06-28 00:32

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most me...
2019-06-28 14:32

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to ...
2019-06-28 00:48

Novartis CEO sets aside $700 million to settle doctor bribery lawsuit Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan set aside $700 million to settle a U.S. doctor bribery lawsuit, as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to close the chapter on allegedly aggressive business practices that exposed it to litigation risks....
2019-07-18 08:32

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
2019-06-01 23:16

A mother gave birth to other couples' babies because of an IVF mix-up, lawsuit claims A couple from New York is suing a fertility clinic after a woman gave birth to other couples' babies because of an IVF mixup, according to a federal lawsuit filed in US District Court....
2019-07-08 17:48

Sapphire stolen two decades ago in Italy now at center of Manhattan lawsuit The sleight of hand was as stunning as the stolen sapphire. No one knows how the 65-carat gem, inlaid in a dazzling art-deco diamond-and-sapphire Cartier bracelet, disappeared 22 years ago from a sparkling showcase in an Italian hotel where 50 people...
2019-07-07 01:00

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original construction when rains hit the area. Court document...
2019-05-24 20:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-05 01:32

Samsung faces lawsuit for claiming smartphones are water resistant SYDNEY — Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics’ Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable for use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smar...
2019-07-04 23:48

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in its bid to secure the deal and a loss to competitor Oracle Corp....
2019-07-15 02:00

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
2019-07-04 20:32

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software secu...
2019-07-04 06:16

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said on Thursday it would defend itself against a new class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of pension fund account holders and claiming overcharging of fees....
2019-05-30 12:16

Deutsche Telekom loses lawsuit over all-you-can-watch video product Deutsche Telekom has lost a legal battle to continue offering an all-you-can-watch mobile video product after a court sided with the German regulator, saying it violated European rules on roaming and network neutrality....
2019-07-16 02:00

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
2019-05-30 21:16

Philip Morris responds to Brazil lawsuit over health costs A multinational tobacco company issued a response on Thursday after Brazil’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-related illnesses...
2019-05-23 23:32

Family of Las Vegas shooting victim files lawsuit against gunmakers Family of a woman killed in the 2017 massacre filed wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers, including ColtThe family of a woman killed by the gunman who sent bullets raining down on a large crowd from from a Las Vegas hotel in 2017 have filed...
2019-07-03 21:16

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
2019-07-03 02:16

Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge’s dismissal of their wrongful death lawsuit. Tim O’Keeffe said Thursd...
2019-05-23 18:16

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
2019-05-30 08:48

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected w...
2019-06-01 05:32

N4T Investigators: Former Sabino coach claims investigation was “botched,” is considering lawsuit TUCSON – The day after Sabino High School’s baseball team won the 2018 3A state championship, the father of one of its players sent an email to the Arizona Interscholastic Association, accusing the coaching staff of cheating. Subsequent i...
2019-07-09 07:16

Activision Says A Call Of Duty Lawsuit Is "A Direct Attack On The First Amendment" Back in 2017 AM General, the manufacturer of the iconic Humvee, sued Activision over the military vehicle’s inclusion in the Call of Duty series. That case is still rumbling on, but Activision is now trying to have it dismissed as “nothing less than ...
2019-06-04 05:32

The Latest: Alex Jones Sanctioned In Sandy Hook Lawsuit HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A Connecticut judge has imposed sanctions on conspiracy theorist Alex Jon...
2019-06-19 01:48

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court &#...
2019-06-05 19:32

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio's Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident....
2019-06-09 10:16

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
2019-06-22 10:16

Climate change lawsuit vs. US government faces court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
2019-06-04 20:48

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
2019-06-04 22:48

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the ...
2019-06-22 06:16

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 22:16

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $385M to settle car loan lawsuit SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles...
2019-06-08 03:32

TSA ‘humiliated’ grandma with strip search before flight home: lawsuit A Las Vegas woman has filed suit against the Transportation Security Administration alleging that airport screeners subjected her to a “humiliating” and “traumatizing” strip search on her trip home from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rhonda Mengert, 51, says in a ...
2019-06-07 10:32

US judge tosses lawsuit against glass artist Dale Chihuly SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who claimed to have contributed to paintings by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Michael Moi worked for years as a handyman at Chihuly’s studio, for which he was paid. Bu...
2019-06-21 02:16

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
2019-06-19 01:00

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
2019-06-05 04:00

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
2019-06-17 14:16

Sex-toy company alleges 'sexism' and 'censorship' in lawsuit over blocked NYC subway ads A startup company that manufactures sex toys for women filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the operator of New York City's subway system, accusing the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority of sexism and illegal censorship for refusing to run it...
2019-06-19 14:32

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid immigrant families. The lawsuit against several members of Patriot Movement AZ and AZ Patriots was file...
2019-06-04 20:48

LaCroix parent company's stock falls to multiyear low following lawsuit Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical....
2019-06-11 23:32

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
2019-06-04 10:00

Man wins lawsuit against brewery that discounted ‘pink’ beer for females Who do you have to sue to get a cheap beer around here? Scottish brewery BrewDog temporarily rebranded their Punk IPA as Pink IPA, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, replacing their usually blue labels with pink ones. Those who &...
2019-06-20 05:32

'The pepper makes the product': inside Sriracha's spicy lawsuit Underwood Ranches supplied the maker of Sriracha with chili peppers for years. When the partnership fell apart, Underwood came out with its own line of sauceFor 28 years, the chili peppers that made Huy Fong Foods’ world-famous Sriracha hot sauce cam...
2019-06-05 21:48

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
2019-06-04 18:32

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
2019-06-20 01:16

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season...
2019-06-20 00:48

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 18:32

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
2019-06-11 20:48

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
2019-06-06 17:00

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an identically-titled song recorded two years earlier....
2019-06-19 23:00

Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit The man that accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed last week against the former House of Cards star....
2019-07-05 20:32

Despite court order, migrant fathers were separated from their children, lawsuit claims The nonprofit legal aid group RAICES filed a lawsuit saying that 13 migrant fathers were threatened and twice separated from their children.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit The man that former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is accused by prosecutors of sexually assaulting in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed against the Oscar-winning actor only last week....
2019-07-05 17:01

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big deal? Because Facebook has been trying to block t...
2019-06-12 18:48

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against FCA alleging that he was scapegoated and had his p...
2019-06-06 03:32

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a ...
2019-06-18 19:00

Clear wireless Sprint merger with T-Mobile. Lawsuit is on the wrong side. In 5G era, three strong wireless competitors are better than two leaders, Verizon and AT&T, and two also-rans: Our view       ...
2019-06-19 01:48

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul, and Trevor Paul — three iTunes users from Rhode Island and Michigan — have filed a federal law...
2019-05-27 17:16

Appeals court dismisses emoluments lawsuit involving Trump’s D.C. hotel The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia alleged the president’s business with foreign governments violated anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution....
2019-07-10 21:32

Air Force vet had 57-inch metal wire running through body after angioplasty: lawsuit An absent-minded cardiologist left a 57-inch metal wire inside the body of a decorated Air Force veteran who didn’t even realize something was wrong until 10 years later, a lawsuit claims. German “OT” Ortiz, 70, moved to Las Vegas after spending 22 y...
2019-06-13 22:00

Virginia woman sues Trump's DC hotel for $1 million in injury lawsuit A Virginia woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's Washington, DC, hotel and the US government, seeking $1 million over an injury she claims she suffered while staying at the property....
2019-06-13 08:48

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their dest...
2019-06-13 02:48

'Tfue' lawsuit could 'dramatically' change contracts for pro streamers and esports competitors Pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney's lawsuit against his team might be a watershed moment in player contract negotiations, experts said Monday....
2019-05-21 20:00

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
2019-07-18 13:32

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
2019-06-12 01:48

Federal lawsuit: Arkansas voting system dilutes black rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the lawsuit Monday. It says that...
2019-06-11 23:16

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
2019-06-11 23:48

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
2019-06-13 22:16

Exclusive: U.S. state AGs prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
2019-06-11 16:16

Appeals Court Orders Dismissal Of Lawsuit Involving Trump Hotel (RICHMOND, Va.) — A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel, handing Trump a significant legal victory on Wednesd...
2019-07-11 00:32

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 23:48

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t afford the litigation. William Jordan Blackmore sued auto dealer scion Andi Potamkin in May, accusin...
2019-07-13 03:32

Court tosses lawsuit from woman who claimed Trump ‘forcibly kissed’ her A lawsuit filed against President Trump by a former campaign staffer who claimed that he “forcibly kissed” her in 2016 has been thrown out of a Florida federal court. Alva Johnson, 43, an outreach director for Trump in Alabama and Florida, said that ...
2019-06-16 01:16

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with t...
2019-07-14 20:32

Google Fails to Have Lawsuit Originally Brought by James Damore Thrown Out Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian Walsh rejected tech giant Google’s efforts to have a lawsuit originally brought by ex-Google engineer James Damore dismissed, the Mercury News reported on Friday, meaning that the case can now proceed int...
2019-06-09 07:32

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that G...
2019-06-10 22:00

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys...
2019-06-14 08:00

McDonald's in Florida discriminated against Jewish man, wanted him to shave his beard, lawsuit says “Employers should never force applicants to choose between their sincerely held religious beliefs, which can be reasonably accommodated, and earning a living,” said EEOC attorney Robert Weisberg....
2019-07-19 17:16

Family of teen fatally shot by Chicago officer files lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago police officer earlier this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and officer. The lawsuit filed Thursday claims 17-year-old Michael Elam Jr. was unarmed and not a threa...
2019-06-21 10:16

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
2019-05-31 20:16

UPDATE 2-Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 20:48

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser 'drops lawsuit' against Juventus forward A WOMAN who accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her is understood to have dropped a lawsuit against the Juventus footballer, according to reports in the US....
2019-06-05 14:32

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
2019-06-22 00:00

Mini rescue plan provokes lawsuit amid store closures BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
2019-06-24 07:00

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
2019-06-22 15:48

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department said on Friday....
2019-06-29 05:32

Motel 6 hotel chain to settle lawsuit over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday...
2019-06-30 04:00

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulation...
2019-06-22 12:16

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
2019-06-22 00:16

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
2019-06-05 09:48

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
2019-05-31 23:16

A New Lawsuit Against a Virginia Apartment Complex Shows How Modern Day Redlining Works The American Civil Liberties Union filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Virginia apartment complex Tuesday morning for its policy of banning all housing applications from people with criminal records....
2019-06-05 00:48

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade. T...
2019-06-30 21:32

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married....
2019-07-04 01:48

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
2019-06-04 05:32

UFC's Yoel Romero awarded $27 million in tainted supplement lawsuit Yoel Romero's name has been further cleared of wrongdoing after a 2016 drug test was proven to have stemmed from a tainted supplement.        ...
2019-05-29 20:16

U.S. women's soccer equal-pay lawsuit 'full-speed ahead,' lawyer says The lawyer for United States Women's National Team players suing U.S. Soccer says the lawsuit is "full-speed ahead," despite the team's participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup....
2019-06-21 11:48

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundreds of children, a lawsuit by a Ugandan advocacy group said....
2019-06-27 20:32

UPDATE 1-Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 17:48

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
2019-05-30 02:48

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
2019-06-27 19:00

UPDATE 1-Four more U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 18:16

Restrictive Georgia abortion law target of ACLU, Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging the Georgia abortion ban.        ...
2019-06-28 20:00

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
2019-05-29 18:32

Lawsuit Alleges Trump Evaded Taxes on Panama Hotel Project President Trump’s property-management company allegedly failed to pay taxes in Panama on millions of dollars in fees it collected for managing a high-rise hotel there, according to new legal filings....
2019-06-04 06:16

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal crash.        ...
2019-07-02 04:48

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
2019-07-19 23:01

Scottie Pippen adds 5-year-old to lawsuit alleging crayon damage in mansion Scottie Pippen is officially suing a 5-year old. Yes, you read that right. Pippen added the kindergartner to a tenant lawsuit over the condition of a Fort Lauderdale home he was renting to comedian Lindsay Glazer and her husband Jacob Woloshin. He al...
2019-05-31 21:16

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery....
2019-06-15 12:16

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the...
2019-07-02 20:16

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
2019-07-17 21:32