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Ex-prosecutor accused of sex assault sues city for wrongful arrest

A former Brooklyn prosecutor who last year beat charges of sexually assaulting a Daily News reporter has filed a $5 million wrongful arrest suit against the city, alleging that he ...

Ex-prosecutor accused of sex assault sues city for wrongful arrest

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Christian preacher accused of hate speech wins £2,500 payout from Met for wrongful arrest A preacher who was halted from expressing his Christian views and driven four miles away by police has been awarded a £2,500 payout for wrongful arrest, it was reported today....
12:17, 07/28/2019

Former Miss Black Texas sues city, ex-chief over arrest DALLAS (AP) — A beauty pageant winner has sued a Texas city and its former police chief over an evading arrest charge that was later dropped. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Carmen Ponder filed the federal civil rights lawsuit Monday in Dallas over her May 2017 arrest in Commerce. Ponder won th...
20:00, 05/22/2019

S. Carolina sheriff ordered to pay $200K for wrongful arrest LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The sheriff’s department of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been ordered to pay $200,000 to a woman wrongfully arrested and charged with shoplifting from an area Walmart. The State reports a jury ruled that former Deputy Darren Wiseman violated Sabrina Jackson̵...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have presented body camera footage that they say shows a veteran officer wrongfully chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criticized his behavior. Sgt. Ethan Newberg and a colleague have been suspended after investigators say body camera video disproved the 24...
00:00, 06/15/2019

From a wrongful arrest to a life-saving romance: the typos that have changed people's lives In our digital world, a misdirected text or simple keyboard error can trigger huge unintended consequencesOne day in May this year, Luigi Rimonti left his home in Gateshead to catch a ferry from North Shields, the first stage in a 1,000-mile drive across Europe to Italy. A dapper, energetic 81-year-...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Senator Who Came Forward as Military Assault Survivor Defends Trump Nominee Accused of Assault Earlier this year, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally shared her story of being sexually assault by a fellow member of the armed forces. On Tuesday, McSally said before the Senate Armed Services Committee that she stands by a top Air Force official accused of sexual assault....
21:17, 07/30/2019

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being convicted in a 2016 attack against another woman on campus. News outlets report 22-year-old Joseph Hardin now faces second-degree sexual assault char...
15:17, 06/11/2019

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
11:34, 08/06/2019

Cardinals cut Philon after arrest, assault charge The Cardinals released defensive tackle Darius Philon after he was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly threatening to shoot a dancer outside of a strip club....
12:00, 08/11/2019

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
13:17, 06/08/2019

Man Charged With Assault, Robbery, Resisting Arrest LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man is in jail on robbery, assault and other charges following an incident on Georgetown Street. Authorities say 35-year-old Roger Lewis Jr. was arrested just before midnight Friday. Police allege that minutes earlier, Lewis slapped and punched a woman in ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Met police arrest three men over assault on Owen Jones Force says suspects detained in north London on suspicion of violent disorder and assaultThree men have been arrested by police investigating an assault on the Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones in Islington, north London, earlier this month.The Metropolitan police said three men aged 29, 34...
22:17, 08/29/2019

Woman sues boxer Adrien Broner over assault claim in bar CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued former world champion boxer Adrien Broner, saying he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub in June 2018. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cleveland by a 35-year-old woman says Broner pinned her on a couch and began kissing her against her will. She says she t...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Woman sues cop who called her ‘bleeding heart liberal’ during arrest A Pittsburgh woman claims she was arrested by a President Trump-loving cop who allegedly teased her for being a “bleeding heart liberal,” according to a new lawsuit. Darian Balcom said she was grilled over her political views in December 2017 when she was collared in connection to taking in two negl...
01:17, 05/03/2019

Met police arrest and release three men on bail over assault on Owen Jones Force says suspects detained in north London on suspicion of violent disorder and assaultThree men have been arrested and released on bail by police investigating an assault on the Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones in Islington, north London, earlier this month.The Metropolitan police said ...
13:17, 08/30/2019

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim sues over 'lascivious conduct' The man former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is charged with sexually assaulting at a bar on the Massachusetts beach island of Nantucket three years ago has sued the Oscar-winning actor....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Australian tattooed model taunts police over assault arrest warrant: 'You'll never catch me' An Australian model whose body, face – and even eyes – are tattooed is taunting police on social media after an arrest warrant was issued for an alleged assault....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Locked Up Abroad: A$AP Rocky Reportedly Held in Swedish Solitary Confinement After Assault Arrest Hip-hop star A$AP Rocky is reportedly being held in solitary confinement after Swedish authorities arrested him for an alleged assault that was captured on video, which according to a Swedish court and an A$AP Rocky hit song, is a fucking problem....
19:51, 07/06/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
06:17, 06/27/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said “there is zero evidence” to support lo...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles        ...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for a week in April 2018 on a charge of violating prob...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Houston officer accused of assaulting man during drug arrest HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer has been indicted after being accused of assaulting a suspect during a drug arrest. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that officer Shane Privette has been indicted on a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant. Privette is acc...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Night in the Woods devs cut ties with collaborator accused of assault Enlarge / Night in the Woods gets extremely real despite its cartoonish look. A physical release for indie darling Night in the Woods has been put on hold as two of the game's creators are cutting ties with a third following allegations of abuse and sexual assault. "This week, allegations of past...
21:17, 08/30/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting white schoolgirls.Jamal Hijazi, 16, has filed pape...
14:51, 05/15/2019

President Trump Says Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His ‘Type’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with The Hill on Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll i...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wednesday against 21-year-old Alex Whipple. Police sa...
03:51, 06/06/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with The Hill on Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll is...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Whatever Happened To The Other Wall Street Millionaire Accused Of Sexual Assault? Since 2017, eight women have gone to civil court and said they were sexually assaulted by the Wall Street financier Howard Rubin. One woman has since dropped her claim, but seven remain—six are suing as plaintiffs in one lawsuit in federal court, while another woman is suing on her own in state cour...
01:34, 09/20/2019

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley in Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice, is an appro...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the UK against the company.The cases were ta...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Ardern under pressure as staffer accused of sexual assault quits New Zealand prime minister facing questions as to when she first found out about claimsPressure is growing on Jacinda Ardern to explain when she was made aware of serious sexual assault allegations in her party after the staffer at the centre of the furore resigned.The individual remains unnamed but...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges. The court ruled on Friday to keep Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, behind bars for three more months. Whelan told reporters in court that ...
15:34, 05/24/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Oro Valley Police arrest man accused of voyeurism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A man accused of taking inappropriate videos and pictures of unsuspecting women was indicted on nine counts, that included voyeurism, burglary, and attempted voyeurism. Oro Valley Police Sgt. Carmen Trevizo said 35-year-old William Nolen was caught on surveillance cameras at a Fr...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Florida RA accused of sex assault freed by judge who calls him ‘high-achieving’ A residence hall assistant at the University of Florida who was arrested for sexually assaulting a female student last month was allowed to walk free on bond after a judge deemed him to be a “high-achieving” senior. Ian Milaski, 21, was also given a break on the bond — with the sam...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Sen. Martha McSally, assault survivor, backs general accused of misconduct McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Fox News Is Pretending Trump Wasn't Just Accused of Violent Sexual Assault The president of the United States has been credibly accused of sexual assault by a high-profile writer, and has responded to this charge by saying that the woman was “not my type.” This is obviously a big deal—unless you’re Fox News....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
23:00, 07/08/2019

Florida woman accused of aggravated assault after being refused pizza slice Police in Florida say a woman was arrested this week and accused of aggravated assault when she attacked another woman who denied her a slice of pizza....
05:17, 07/21/2019

Police arrest man accused of pulling trigger in Brooklyn gang execution The accused triggerman behind a brutal gang execution in Brooklyn has been apprehended after nearly two months on the lam, the NYPD announced Monday. Donaven McDay, who was long suspected to be the man who fired the shot that killed 21-year-old Tyquan Eversley on March 19, is now in police custody, ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Kremlin protests over U.S. arrest of Russian accused of smuggling fighter jet manuals The Kremlin said on Wednesday it was deeply unhappy about the U.S. extradition earlier this year of a Russian man accused of illegally smuggling manuals for the U.S. F-16 fighter jet into Russia....
12:34, 05/15/2019

New York City Sues T-Mobile Over Sales Practices T-Mobile US’s pay-as-you-go wireless brand allegedly sold used phones as new devices and overcharged customers, a New York City agency said in a lawsuit....
18:51, 09/05/2019

New England Patriots' Antonio Brown accused of sexual assault, rape by former trainer New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown sexually assaulted and raped his former trainer in three separate incidents in 2017 and 2018, according to a federal civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida....
11:00, 09/11/2019

University of Florida RA accused of sex assault released after judge agrees he's 'high-achieving' A University of Florida residence hall assistant accused of trying to sexually assault a female student was reportedly released on his own recognizance last week after a judge agreed with the man's attorney that the 21-year-old's record as a "high-achieving student" — and the approach of Hurricane D...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Florida Cop Accused of Racism, Brutality and Sexual Assault Named Officer of the Year A Florida police chief said he will review his department’s process of handing out its annual Officer of the Year award after its most recent recipient was also named in two excessive force lawsuits and a citizen review board called his conduct “unprofessional and racist.”...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Trump's Nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff Post Accused of Sexual Assault Army Colonel Kathryn A. Spletstoser has accused Air Force General John E. Hyten—Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—of sexual assault....
06:17, 07/28/2019

New Zealand prime minister under pressure after party member accused of sexual assault New Zealand’s prime minister is facing pressure amid allegations that her party may have covered up a sexual assault complaint against one of its staffers....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Class-action lawsuit filed against UCLA gynecologist accused of sexually assault LOS ANGELES — Two women said in a federal class-action lawsuit they were sexually assaulted by a former gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles. The lawsuit states Dr. James Heaps sexually assaulted the women and made sexually inappropriate comments during their appoint...
05:00, 08/07/2019

US teen accused of killing Italian police officer was charged over an assault in California California teen accused of murdering an Italian police officer in Rome had been previously charged in an assault in the United States, according to a source with knowledge of the events following the incident....
10:51, 08/01/2019

Top Navy SEAL leaders purged after subordinates accused of drinking and sexual assault Three senior leaders of Navy SEAL Team 7 have been removed from their positions following revelations that their subordinates were engaged in misbehavior while deployed to Iraq....
19:34, 09/07/2019

Argentina police arrest gang accused of smuggling cocaine in plastic penises Police say they seized the cocaine-loaded penises at the home of a couple who managed a Peruvian restaurantPolice in Argentina have arrested members of a gang of drug dealers accused of smuggling cocaine hidden inside plastic penises.The cocaine-loaded members, of the kind found as costume adornment...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Arrest of two Americans accused of fatally stabbing an officer sparks outrage in Italy Prosecutors have reportedly identified the pair as 18-year-old Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth and 19-year-old Finnegan Lee Elder, both born in San Francisco and vacationing in Italy without family....
21:51, 07/28/2019

Green Party of Pima County sues city of Tucson TUCSON- The city of Tucson is facing a lawsuit from the Pima County Green Party. The lawsuit claims the Green Party of Pima County was illegally removed from the 2019 primary ballot. On Monday, July 1 a hearing in Superior Court was held. The judge is set to decide in the next few days if the Green ...
12:34, 07/02/2019

‘Panty-munching’ cop Victor Falcon sues NYPD, city The NYPD officer who accused his boss of shoving her filthy panties into his mouth during an argument is suing the city and a handful of higher-ranking officers, alleging they’re trying to drive him from the department because he complained. In his lawsuit, so-called “panty-munching̶...
11:34, 06/06/2019

Uber sues city to block new rules against empty vehicles Uber sued the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission on Friday, arguing its plans to mandate the amount of time app-based hacks spend without passengers are government overreach. The TLC approved new rules last month requiring that by August 2020 drivers for Uber, Lyft and their competitors spend no m...
03:00, 09/21/2019

NRA sues San Francisco over city's 'terrorist organization' label: media The National Rifle Association (NRA) sued San Francisco on Monday after the recent declaration by the city's Board of Supervisors that the NRA is a terrorist organization, media reported....
07:51, 09/10/2019

Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model....
07:35, 09/21/2019

City sues Brooklyn can collector over poor property management A quirky Brooklyn can collector who owns millions in Manhattan real estate better spare some change to fix up her dilapidated landmarked townhouse, the city said. Lisa Fiekowsky, whose trash-filled car angered her Prospect Heights neighbors, faces fines of $5,000 per day because she’s allowed 451 Co...
07:17, 07/21/2019

Antonio Brown appears to address critics after being accused of sexual assault, rape in lawsuit Embattled New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown appeared to address his critics in a video from teammate Tom Brady’s training center Thursday....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Patriots WR Antonio Brown accused of sexual assault in federal lawsuit filed in Florida The New England Patriots WR Antonio Brown is accused of three incidents of sexual assault in a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of Florida.       ...
10:00, 09/11/2019

Right-wing activists accused of orchestrating false sexual assault allegations against Pete Buttigieg A pair of notorious right-wing activists are facing accusations of orchestrating a plan for a man to falsely claim he was sexually assaulted by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Sen. Martha McSally Defends Pentagon Nominee Accused of Sexual Assault: ‘It Just Didn’t Happen’ (WASHINGTON) — The Air Force general nominated to be the nation’s number two military officer strongly denied allegations of sexual misconduct Tuesday, telling a Senate committee that he was falsely accused and did nothing wrong. “Nothing happened, ever,” Air Force Gen. John ...
23:51, 07/30/2019

FDNY fireman’s widow sues city over Ed Norton movie set blaze The widow of a firefighter who perished responding to a Harlem blaze that broke out during the filming of actor Edward Norton’s “Motherless Brooklyn” has filed suit against the city for not providing her husband with a safe work environment. Eileen Davidson — whose husband, Michael Davidson, died Ma...
03:51, 08/20/2019

Women's sex toy maker sues New York City subway, calls ad ban sexist A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women's sex toys....
19:17, 06/18/2019

Cop cleared in NYPD corruption scandal sues city over early retirement A former NYPD commander who was cleared of charges in the department’s infamous bribery case has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was wrongly forced to retire early over the scandal. James Grant filed his suit in Manhattan federal court Monday, just hours after Jeremy Reichberg, who stood tria...
03:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model....
06:52, 09/21/2019

New York City sues T-Mobile over 'rampant' customer sales abuses New York City sued T-Mobile USA Inc on Wednesday, accusing the fourth-largest U.S. mobile phone company of engaging in "rampant" sales abuses of customers for its lower-priced, prepaid wireless brand, Metro by T-Mobile....
00:34, 09/05/2019

Cincinnati family sues city after son's 911 calls failed to save him Kyle Plush died in April 2018 after becoming trapped in the Honda Odyssey he drove to school. He called 911 twice, but officers didn't see him.        ...
20:17, 08/13/2019

Afghan City Survives Third Taliban Assault, but Loses a Top Defender The war is increasingly fought as much on social media and television as it is on the battlefield. The city of Kunduz survived another siege, but a top spokesman did not....
04:17, 09/01/2019

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind bars when he’s sentenced next month for downloadin...
09:51, 06/23/2019

Woman who gave birth alone in Denver jail cell sues city authorities Lawsuit alleges prison staff and nurses ignored Diana Sanchez’s pleas while she was in labourA woman who gave birth alone in her jail cell in Denver is suing the city after deputies and nurses allegedly ignored her pleas for help during about five hours of labour.Surveillance video released by her l...
15:51, 08/30/2019

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
07:34, 09/07/2019

UW Found A Volleyball Star's Sexual Assault Allegation "Extremely Credible" But Let The Accused Official Leave Without Consequence According to a report from the Seattle Times, former University of Washington volleyball star Cassandra Strickland filed a sexual assault claim against former senior associate athletic director Roy Shick in late 2017. Shick left UW before the investigation into said claim concluded, and though the p...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to be arraigned on indecent assault charge, accused of grabbing woman's chest Despite saying in December that he was a “lucky man” following a “bad” 2018, the celebrity chef is now facing a criminal charge in connection with 2017 sexual assault allegation. ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Chipotle stock tumbles after New York City sues the company, alleging labor law violations New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill, alleging it violated a city labor law requiring predictable schedules for workers....
02:17, 09/11/2019

| WATCH | US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver A Colorado woman is suing the city of Denver for causing her "unnecessary terror, pain and humiliation" after she was left alone in her jail cell while giving birth....
18:17, 08/31/2019

| WATCH: US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver A Colorado woman is suing the city of Denver for causing her "unnecessary terror, pain and humiliation" after she was left alone in her jail cell while giving birth....
12:17, 08/31/2019

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city to paint mural Painter and musician Sheefy McFly was working on a viaduct in the Motor City's northeast side when two police officers stopped him, the Detroit Free Press reported....
00:00, 06/24/2019

Police arrest Salt Lake City man in connecting with Mackenzie Lueck case A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, who had not been seen since arriving in Salt Lake City early June 17....
04:17, 06/30/2019

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Former de Blasio administration employee sues city for unpaid wages after pleading guilty to child porn charges A former New York City employee under the de Blasio administration, who recently pleaded guilty to heinous child pornography crimes, is suing the city for unpaid wages....
16:00, 06/23/2019

The woman who accused football player Antonio Brown of raping her said he told her ‘you made me feel like a real rapist’ when she confronted him after the alleged assault Christian Petersen / Getty Images In a federal lawsuit filed in the Southern District of Florida, fitness trainer Britney Taylor accused NFL player Antonio Brown of sexual assault and rape. Taylor accused Brown of exposing himself to her, kissing her without consent, masturbating and ejaculating o...
03:34, 09/12/2019

New York City teen arrested in assault on off-duty FDNY firefighter defending elderly couple, police say Police have arrested a New York City teen in connection with a brutal assault on an FDNY firefighter over the weekend that left him with several broken teeth and a concussion....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
20:51, 08/03/2019

Florida city bar association president accused of throttling wife An attorney and head of a Florida city’s bar association was busted over the weekend after grabbing his wife by the neck, police said. Gregory J. Hoag, a partner at Masterson, Hoag & Smith in St. Petersburg, was arrested late Saturday on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery after police re...
00:34, 05/29/2019

USTA accused of cheating city out of $300K ahead of US Open What a racket! The United States Tennis Association cheated the city out of more than $300,000 in rent by under-reporting its revenues by at least $31 million, according to a blistering report by the City Comptroller released as the organization holds its famed US Open event. The undercount from 201...
11:34, 08/23/2019

Manchester City accused of being ‘disrespectful’ by Chinese state media • Xinhua news agency says tour was ‘commercial obligation’• City played matches in Shanghai and NanjingManchester City have been accused of being disrespectful and arrogant by China’s state-run press agency after their appearance at the Asia Trophy last week.City lost on penalties against Wolves in ...
06:34, 07/23/2019

Hundreds March In Mexico City to Demand Action Against Police Accused of Rape Hundreds gathered in the streets of Mexico City on Friday to protest police violence and demand punishment for police officers accused of raping minors....
13:17, 08/19/2019

Accused ‘Charging Bull’ statue smasher ordered to ‘stay away’ from city landmarks It was a landmark decision. A Manhattan judge on Sunday ordered the Texas man accused of bashing the Financial District’s Charging Bull statue to “stay away from the landmarks in this city.” “Do not go back and visit the bull,” Judge Althea Drysdale told accused bull bu...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
20:34, 04/28/2019

'We will never stop': NRA sues San Francisco over the city's 'domestic terrorist organization' resolution The NRA's lawsuit filed Monday accuses San Francisco officials of violating the gun lobby’s free speech rights for political reasons.        ...
07:51, 09/10/2019

Avenatti says he did nothing wrongful in Nike extortion case Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday said he did nothing "wrongful" in dealing with Nike Inc, and asked a federal judge to dismiss the criminal extortion case against him....
23:51, 08/19/2019

Woods dropped from wrongful death case A family's wrongful death lawsuit that was filed last month against Tiger Woods, a Florida restaurant named for him, and Woods' girlfriend, Erica Herman, the eatery's general manager, is no longer targeting the star golfer, Woods' attorney said Monday....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Tiger, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit The family of Nicholas Immesberger is suing Tiger Woods, The Woods restaurant, and Woods' girlfriend and restaurant manager Erica Herman, alleging that Immesberger, a bartender at The Woods, was over-served alcohol on the night he died in a car crash....
03:34, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods dropped from wrongful death suit Tiger Woods' attorneys announced Monday that the estate of a bartender who crashed his car and died after leaving the restaurant in December had voluntarily dismissed Woods as a defendant....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia...
13:17, 06/13/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Man wins right to sue Riddell football helmet company over son’s ‘wrongful death’ An Ohio dad suing football-helmet maker Riddell over his son’s death from apparent football-related brain injuries has been given the green light to proceed to trial. On Tuesday, an Ohio judge ruled that Riddell will have to face off against Darren Hamblin’s claims that the company’s helmets are res...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods no longer target of wrongful-death suit Tiger Woods, the famous golfer, is no longer the target of a pending wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from the death of a bartender at his Florida restaurant who reportedly had a blood alcohol content of about 0.28 when he fatally crashed his car last December on his way home from work....
05:34, 06/25/2019

Planned Parenthood whistleblower gets $3M from Arizona court after wrongful termination Mayra Rodriguez sued the Planned Parenthood in October 2017, alleging she got terminated after repeatedly reporting the "high complication rates" of one doctor....
08:51, 08/20/2019

Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief Poundmaker— known to his people as Pîhtokahanapiwiyin— nearly 130 years after the Cree leader was f...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia. Knox arrived at Milan’s Linate airport on Thursday en route to the northern city of Modena, where she...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit Tiger Woods, his girlfriend, Erica Herman, and The Woods restaurant in Jupiter, Fla., are being sued for allegedly over-serving an employee who later died in a car crash....
05:34, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parents of Nicholas Immesberger say their son, who worke...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Neil Armstrong’s family received $6M in wrongful death settlement: report Armstrong’s two sons, Mark and Rick, claimed their father's death was caused by hospital mistreatment, igniting a years-long battle with the hospital, who defended their care, before a hush-hush settlement was finally reached....
07:51, 07/24/2019

Neil Armstrong's family 'paid $6m by hospital' in wrongful death claim Settlement reportedly reveals hospital’s fears of adverse publicity over family’s allegations of botched surgery A hospital has paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6m in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to his death seven years ago, accordi...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Family of Patagonia man killed by officers file wrongful death lawsuit PATAGONIA – Family members of a Patagonia man that was shot and killed by police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday, July 22. Brent Bowdon was killed in July 2018 during an encounter with Lake Havasu City Police Officers. Authorities were responding to reports of a possible dome...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx take on wrongful convictions, racism in 'Just Mercy' Michael B. Jordan and Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx tackle the subjects of wrongful convictions and racism in 'Just Mercy,' which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday....
03:00, 09/07/2019

Heather Heyer's mother files $12M wrongful death lawsuit against James Fields Jr. The mother of activist Heather Heyer filed a $12 million lawsuit against the man convicted of striking Heyer with his car and killing her in Charlottesville....
02:00, 09/06/2019

Family of Whitey Bulger to file $200M wrongful death claim: report The family of notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger plans to file a $200 million wrongful death claim against the federal government, according to a report....
08:00, 09/22/2019

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said....
01:51, 08/18/2019

Neil Armstrong's family received a secret $6M settlement over a wrongful death dispute A hospital paid the estate of Neil Armstrong $6M in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to his death.        ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Tiger Woods faces wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and the GM of his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Family of man who killed himself after appearing on ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ files wrongful death lawsuit The family of a Kentucky man who fatally shot himself after appearing on the “The Jerry Springer Show” last year is suing the controversial talk show host and NBC....
13:17, 05/02/2019

'Bachelor' alum Chris Soules paid $2.5M in Iowa farmer wrongful death suit: report Chris Soules, a former contestant on “The Bachelor,” was ordered to pay the family of an Iowa farmer $2.5 million in a wrongful death suit settlement earlier this year, a report on Tuesday revealed....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Tiger Woods sued for wrongful death after his restaurant employee allegedly drinks at work, dies in crash Tiger Woods allegedly allowed his Florida restaurant to over-serve alcohol to an employee who struggled with alcoholism which led to his death, a new lawsuit alleged....
09:17, 05/14/2019

Attorney In Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tiger Woods Claims His Restaurant's Management Deleted Video Evidence The family of Nicholas Immesberger filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida court yesterday against Tiger Woods, his girlfriend Erica Herman, and Woods’s restaurant The Woods Jupiter, where Herman is a manager, alleging that the staff overserved Immesberger the night he died in a car crash in Decem...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend Erica Herman face wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, the GM of Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Wrongful death lawsuit against Tiger Woods faces stiff challenge because of 'habitual drunkard' law A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.        ...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Neil Armstrong's family 'paid $6 million by hospital' after wrongful death claim A hospital has paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6 million in a confidential agreement over claims that post-surgery complications led to his death in 2012, according to court documents....
11:51, 07/24/2019

Massachusetts woman mistakenly signs up for half-marathon in British city with same name as US city A woman from Massachusetts was disappointed after showing up for a half marathon last weekend only realize she accidentally signed up for a race on a different continent. ...
08:00, 09/22/2019

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Monument is usually known by another name. ...
03:51, 09/11/2019

New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision Manchester City's dominance of English football is helping their affiliate clubs to be successful around the world, using their expertise on the pitch as well as off it, New York City FC sporting director Claudio Reyna said....
05:51, 07/30/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
02:34, 09/05/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of so...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukki and a putrid display from City’s two center halv...
22:51, 09/15/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man in Norwich tonight, and here’s his match report. En...
21:17, 09/14/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
08:00, 07/15/2019

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
18:51, 07/11/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials for its role in popularizing vaping with youth, the...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the comment Thursday in response to a question about diversi...
10:34, 08/24/2019

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
00:00, 07/13/2019

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
20:34, 06/13/2019

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Blizzard Sues Shameless WarCraft Rip-Off There are a lot of mobile games out there ripping off Blizzard’s characters and series, but Glorious Saga is pretty bad even by those low standards....
06:17, 08/29/2019

US sues Edward Snowden over new book US claims Snowden broke the non-disclosure agreements he signed with the NSA and CIA. The US is now seeking to keep all the profits from Snowden's new book, launched today....
21:34, 09/17/2019

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Trump sues California over tax return law U.S. President Donald Trump sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state's primary elections....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Alf Clausen sues Fox for firing him from The Simpsons Two years ago, iconic Simpsons composer Alf Clausen—the man behind the jaunty score, not the main theme—was fired. The story at the time, according to producer Richard Sakai, was that the show was looking for a “different kind of music” going forward, even though it was obviously ridiculous to try a...
18:34, 08/06/2019

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limit the amount of time drivers can spend cruising Manhatt......
06:34, 09/22/2019

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
21:00, 08/16/2019

GlobalFoundries sues TSMC, wants U.S. import ban on some products Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries sued larger rival and Apple supplier TSMC for patent infringement, seeking to stop imports into the United States and Germany of products made with the allegedly infringed technologies....
18:34, 08/27/2019

NRA sues ex-president Oliver North, saying he harmed the NRA NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association has sued its former president, Oliver North, for what it called “conduct harmful to the NRA.” The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New York. It sought a judge’s declaration that the NRA isn’t required to pay North’s legal bil...
00:51, 06/21/2019

NRA sues San Francisco over ‘terrorist organization’ declaration The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization.” The lawsuit, filed in US District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby’s free s...
20:18, 09/10/2019

Kentucky AG sues leading insulin manufacturers FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has sued three leading insulin manufacturers, accusing them of deceptive pricing schemes that have caused hardships in a state with high diabetes rates. Attorney General Andy Beshear says his lawsuit filed Monday in state court seeks civil and ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

One-armed man sues over being handcuffed wrist-to-ankle CLAY, W.Va. (AP) — A one-armed man whose wrist was handcuffed to his ankle has filed a federal lawsuit against the sheriff’s department in Clay County, West Virginia. Former state Sen. Randy Schoonover says deputies used excessive force, subjected him to cruel and unusual punishment, and never...
15:00, 05/17/2019

LG Chem sues rival SK over battery secrets Battery maker LG Chem has sued rival SK Innovation in the U.S. for allegedly stealing trade secrets by poaching scores of highly knowledgeable employees....
21:17, 04/30/2019

US sues for Edward Snowden's income from new book The Justice Department aims to "recover all proceeds" from the whistleblower's new book. Snowden said the move shows his memoir, "Permanent Record," is "so truthful that it was literally against the law to write."...
10:00, 09/18/2019

Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated his constitutional rights to free speech and due process....
02:34, 08/09/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppose. City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court for Northern California on Thursday, hours af...
17:17, 05/03/2019

NRA sues San Francisco over 'terrorist organization' label The National Rifle Association (NRA) sued San Francisco on Monday, saying a declaration by the city's Board of Supervisors that officials should limit businesses linked to the NRA because it is a "terrorist organization" was effectively a blacklist....
00:17, 09/11/2019

NRA sues San Francisco over 'domestic terrorist' designation The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, decrying a classification it placed on the gun-rights group as a "terrorist" organization....
02:51, 09/11/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Female engineer sues Google for sex-discrimination A female engineer at Google has accused the search giant of stiffing her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by passing her over for promotions in favor of less-qualified men. Ulku Rowe had 22 years of experience in financial services, including as a managing director at JPMorgan Chase and Bank ...
01:34, 09/19/2019

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
00:17, 07/10/2019

New Epstein accuser sues estate, says she was abused at age 14 According to the lawsuit, the woman suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression as a result of sexual abuse she endured from 2002 to 2005 at Epstein's Manhattan mansion....
11:17, 09/19/2019

Nintendo sues ROM-sharing website for at least $2 million Nintendo isn't afraid of using litigation in its quest to stop piracy, recently succeeding in getting Switch piracy websites blocked in the UK. Now, it is continuing that fight by filing a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a ROM-sharing site....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says....
11:17, 06/29/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
22:00, 06/13/2019

737 Max pilot sues Boeing for 'emotional stress' An anonymous pilot is suing Boeing, alleging the company "demonstrated reckless indifference and conscious disregard for the flying public" in its development of the 737 Max....
08:51, 06/25/2019

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
05:00, 06/14/2019

CNN sues FBI for Mueller investigation witness memos CNN is suing the FBI for memos documenting what about 500 witnesses told special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI during the Mueller investigation....
04:34, 06/06/2019

SunPower sues former executive over trade secrets U.S. solar company SunPower Corp is suing a former senior executive, accusing him of stealing the company's proprietary information to help his new employer, Standard Industries, build a rooftop solar business....
22:34, 06/21/2019

Mother of son with Down syndrome sues hospital, would've had abortion A mother of a 4-year-old son with Down syndrome is suing a British hospital alleging they failed to test for the condition, otherwise, she would've had an abortion....
15:34, 07/10/2019

Australian Vegan Sues Neighbours Over Barbecue Use Perth resident Cilla Carden claimed that their neighbours' activities, among them barbecuing and smoking, as well as their noisy children, breached residential laws....
18:34, 09/03/2019

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an ad that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
23:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. sues to stop Novelis purchase of Aleris The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Novelis Inc's [NVLXC.UL] proposed $2.6 billion purchase of Aleris Corp because of concern over higher prices for aluminum sheet used to make cars....
00:34, 09/05/2019

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Facebook sues two app developers for click fraud Facebook has filed a lawsuit today against two Android app developers for infecting their users with malware that faked clicks on ads. Both the Hong Kong-based JediMobi and the Singapore-based LionMobi were a part of the social media giant's Audience......
07:34, 08/07/2019

N4T Investigators: Bicyclist sues Sun Tran after collision TUCSON – Sun Tran is facing a lawsuit after a bus hit a bicyclist at a unique intersection. Mylan “Skip” Marble was riding eastbound on Broadway Boulevard approaching 5th Avenue on October 3, 2018. To continue straight, he had to cross the streetcar tracks on his right. The streetcar tracks ar...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13)        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished....
21:00, 08/21/2019

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. New Hampshire joins a growing number of states going after the makers...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Man attacked by veteran’s support dog sues over negligence ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to San Diego is now suing the airline and the veteran. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday that Marlin Jackson is accusing the defendants of negli...
14:51, 05/29/2019

UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home UFC fighter Macy Chiasson lost her Dallas home when a crane working on an adjacent building collapsed onto her complex. She is filing a lawsuit against the apartment complex owners and crane company....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant Former UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against former assistant coach Glenn Miller, claiming Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

FedEx Sues Commerce Department Over Restrictions on Huawei FedEx, after botching some deliveries for Huawei, filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. government from requiring the package giant to enforce a crackdown on the Chinese telecommunications-gear maker....
06:51, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies which print books, magazines, and catalogs....
02:51, 06/21/2019

L.A. sues H&R Block, TurboTax maker, alleging misconduct Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer detailed suits Tuesday against tax-prep giants H&R Block and Turbo Tax, alleging the firms defrauded low-income clients into paying for services they should've gotten for free....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns....
14:00, 06/04/2019

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
21:51, 07/02/2019

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns....
21:51, 07/02/2019

SEC Sues Messaging App Kik Over $100 Million Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing anonymity-focused, Canada-based messaging service Kik Interactive, claiming the company’s Hail Mary pivot to raising money via a cryptocurrency sale in 2017 amounted to an illegal, unregistered securities offering, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read mo...
10:51, 06/05/2019

Under Wild Skies Sues National Rifle Association National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre, his wife and other top NRA officials were treated to free hunting safaris by an NRA vendor, according to a new lawsuit that raises new questions about the organization’s governance....
05:00, 09/12/2019

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eonsmoke, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo) over allegati......
19:51, 08/28/2019

Teen sues officer who held him at gunpoint near bus stop JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager is suing an off-duty officer from Colorado who pulled a gun on him as he ran to a bus stop in Jackson. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports 18-year-old Gerardo Becerra filed claims of assault, battery and false imprisonment against Vanessa Schultz in a Wyomin...
03:17, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. sues to stop Novelis purchase of Aleris The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Novelis Inc's proposed $2.6 billion purchase of Aleris Corp because of concern over higher prices for aluminum sheet used to make cars....
23:00, 09/04/2019

ACLU sues feds over bond hearings for immigrants BOSTON (AP) — A class-action lawsuit alleges that the federal government is illegally detaining immigrants without giving them a fair chance of being released on bond. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in Massachusetts and New Hampshire on behalf of seve...
00:34, 06/14/2019

FedEx sues US over mandate to monitor Huawei shipments FedEx has already been accused of diverting Huawei's shipments, and it's not keen on dealing with more complaints. The courier has sued the US Commerce Department (including Secretary Wilbur Ross and Assistant Secretary Nazak Nikakhtar) to absolve i......
18:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
06:17, 06/21/2019

Family sues after DNA kit reveals fertility clinic secret The DNA kit that an Ohio woman gave her parents as a Christmas gift last year was meant to draw the Cartellones closer together. Instead, it threw their lives into disarray....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Pastor surveilled after ministering to migrants sues U.S. government A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border....
03:51, 07/11/2019

MLS Coach Sues Former Club For Firing Him Over Homophobic Tirade Following his firing by Real Salt Lake over a homophobic tirade during a match in Utah last month, former coach Mike Petke is now suing the club for $687,500 of lost salary (a season and a half’s worth). The lawsuit, filed in the Third Judicial District Court of Salt Lake County, alleges that the cl...
01:34, 09/20/2019

FTC sues now-bankrupt Cambridge Analytica over ‘deceptive practices’ Facebook may have been slapped with a $5 billion fine for its handling of repeated data violations on the platform, but Cambridge Analytica isn’t getting off the hook either. In an administrative complaint, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiated a separate legal action against the controversia...
11:17, 07/25/2019

Andrew McCabe, Former F.B.I. Deputy Director, Sues Over His Dismissal The Justice Department engaged in a “politically motivated and retaliatory demotion in January 2018 and public firing in March 2018,” Mr. McCabe said in his lawsuit....
09:00, 08/09/2019

NRA sues San Francisco over 'domestic terrorist organization' declaration The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against San Francisco Monday over the so-called sanctuary city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization."...
13:17, 09/10/2019

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Man sues Kevin Spacey over alleged groping at island bar BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the actor. The lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries.” Spacey also faces a cri...
16:00, 06/27/2019

FTC sues 'iBackPack' founder for deceiving crowdfunding backers After a months-long investigation into the practices of the crowdfunding campaign for iBackPack, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will sue the company's founder for misusing funds provided by backers. According to the agency, proj......
02:00, 05/07/2019

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues DOJ over dismissal Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department and the FBI Thursday over his dismissal from the bureau last year, arguing that the agencies bowed to political pressure from President Trump....
04:00, 08/09/2019

As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
00:34, 09/04/2019

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that there was no legitimate legislative purpose for the ...
18:51, 07/02/2019

Ariana Grande sues Forever 21 for $10m over using 'lookalike model' Grande alleges fashion retailer used ‘uncanny’ likeness in its branding after she had declined to enter into partnershipAriana Grande is suing Forever 21 for at least $10m (£8.2m) in damages for alleging they used her likeness in a branding campaign designed to “suggest to the viewing public” an aff...
15:00, 09/04/2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sues Google over account suspension Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is suing Google over complaints that the search engine censored her presidential campaign by suspending her advertising campaign for several hours last month....
23:51, 07/25/2019

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusations of sexual misconduct against a former priest. Charles Taylor said he suffered abuse at the hands of now-deceased Father Richard Babcock in the earl...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Tennessee man sues Popeyes for running out of chicken sandwiches CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (KSDK) — The craze over the Popeyes chicken sandwich took over the Internet for days, as people sought to taste the new item menu. For some, it came easy. But, for others, not so much, as many locations across the nation couldn’t keep them in stock due to the high demand. It...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Couple sues over bug infestation, says exterminators damaged artwork The insect issues began in 2017, when the couple first noticed the unwelcome roommates — which they later identified as drugstore beetles. They discovered the bugs had rooted in their pricey upholstered sofas and chairs....
11:37, 08/12/2019

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the president. Peter Strzok claims his firing was fueled by the illegal disclosure of me...
22:34, 08/07/2019

PBA sues NYPD over benefits in line-of-duty injuries A police union head is asking a judge to force the NYPD to give written explanations when it denies officers coverage for injuries they incur on the job. Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch filed the petition in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday against the NYPD because Lynch claim...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team have been sued over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo. The lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed on Friday by lawyers for the driver in the case against Randy...
04:34, 05/18/2019

Austria's ex-vice chancellor sues over Ibiza video Heinz-Christian Strache has announced he is suing several people in connection with the video that ended his political career. He has denied that there is also footage of him taking drugs and committing sex acts....
22:51, 05/24/2019

| Japan man sues firm for 'paternity leave harassment' A Japanese man who says he was penalised for taking paternity leave has brought his case to a Tokyo court, a rare suit in a country struggling with one of the world's lowest birthrates....
14:34, 09/12/2019

Woman sues memory champ over ‘revenge porn’ A woman is suing an international memory champ from Queens for videotaping their sex romps — then posting the footage online as revenge for her getting married, according to court documents. The woman — identified as E.C. in her Queens Supreme Court lawsuit — dated Livan Grijalva, ...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach The airline is suing an artificial-intelligence company that powered a chatbot on its website, accusing it of lax cybersecurity that caused a 2017 data breach. The unusual lawsuit highlights the sensitive relations between companies that have been hacked and their business partners....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports....
09:17, 06/09/2019

Eminem’s publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile for these streams but......
00:00, 08/23/2019

Woman sues ex for claiming she ran brothel from her Bronx apartment It was ‘whore’-ible lie. A Co-op City woman claims her ex got revenge on her for breaking up with him — by claiming she was running a whorehouse. Things took a nasty turn for Vivienne Fullerton when she ended her “social” relationship with Junior Simpson, who then allegedly sent a letter to the comp...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
00:00, 05/29/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to a new lawsuit. Cynthia Taylor, 57 — who star...
02:51, 06/29/2019

Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokémon Go' cheaters It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wizards U......
13:00, 06/17/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
23:51, 05/31/2019

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
10:17, 06/22/2019

House Panel Sues U.S. Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
17:51, 07/02/2019

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unauthorized copies of his songs on Google, Apple and ...
20:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s “conscience rights” regulation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppo...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Ex-school chief sues over being outed a ‘mystery pooper’ The ex-New Jersey superintendent outed as the school’s “mystery pooper” may have defecated on campus grounds — but law enforcement were the ones that leaked, he claims in a new lawsuit. Thomas W. Tramaglini — a former head of Kenilworth Public Schools — filed a fe...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
07:17, 06/04/2019

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
10:00, 08/17/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
01:00, 06/01/2019

SEC sues Kik for running an unregistered Initial Coin Offering The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing messaging service Kik Interactive, stating that its 2017 digital token sale, which raised $100 million, was essentially an illegal, unregistered securities offering. According to Bloomberg, thi......
15:17, 06/05/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also minimizing the health risks and downplaying their po...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
12:51, 06/14/2019

Brooklyn man sues DoorDash for ‘misleading’ tipping policy Brooklyn man Alan Arkin's suit blasts DoorDash Inc. for "materially false and misleading" tipping representations on its app, which the court papers called "likely to deceive the public."...
07:51, 07/30/2019

The Latest: Pennsylvania Sues OxyContin Maker Over Opioids PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Pennsylvania’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma (all times local): 3:50 p.m.: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office says sales representatives for the company that makes OxyContin kept encouraging doctors to prescribe the powerful opioid painkiller eve...
22:51, 05/14/2019

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
01:17, 06/04/2019

Carlos Ghosn Sues Nissan-Mitsubishi In The Netherlands arlos Ghosn has launched a court case in the Netherlands against Japanese carmakers Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, who ousted him as chairman of their alliance last year on charges of......
09:51, 07/21/2019

ABC sues Australian police force after newsroom raid Australian public broadcaster ABC has begun legal action following a police raid on its Sydney headquarters earlier this month. It has demanded the return of documents seized during the operation....
18:34, 06/24/2019

Apple sues Corellium for creating virtual copies of iOS Apple this week filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a company that offers users a virtual replica of the iOS user experience from within a web browser. While Corellium touts its service as something of a security tool to better enable researchers to unearth serious vulnerabilities, Apple claims that ...
19:00, 08/17/2019

Family of suicide victim sues psychiatrists for her death Husband-and-wife Brooklyn shrinks inappropriately discussed their personal lives with a deeply troubled patient while ignoring her suicidal threats, a lawsuit claims. But while the patient, Mona Haddad, 26, eventually hanged herself, one of her own friends defended the doctors, telling The Post that...
08:00, 08/26/2019

Temple's Former Dean Sues University After Rankings Scandal The former dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business is suing the school for allegedly defaming his character by blaming him for an M.B.A. rankings scandal that involved reporting fake student-test scores....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Martin Shkreli sues over ouster from pharmaceutical company NEW YORK (AP) — Imprisoned pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has sued three executives at a company he started, saying they illegally ousted him and defrauded the company of millions of dollars. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Manhattan federal court. It seeks unspecified damages. Shkreli (...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

UC Santa Barbara sues Amazon and IKEA over LED lighting UC Santa Barbara has had enough of retailers selling its patented LED light bulb technology without authorization. This week, the university filed a lawsuit charging Amazon, IKEA, Walmart, Target and Bed Bath & Beyond with infringing its patents.......
03:51, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-GlobalFoundries sues TSMC, wants US import ban on some products Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries sued larger rival and Apple supplier TSMC for patent infringement, seeking to stop imports into the United States and Germany of products made with the allegedly infringed technologies....
12:00, 08/27/2019

A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer Eugene Donnelly was suspended again and assigned t...
23:51, 05/22/2019

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his Cook County arraignment. Thursday’s hearing in Chicago comes a week after prosecutors announced the new counts, including four aggravated criminal sexual assault ones. Each carries a maximum pr...
08:34, 06/06/2019

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
00:51, 08/13/2019

KSP Looking For Person In Burglary And Assault Case LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators with Kentucky State Police are trying to locate a man they say is connected to a burglary and assault that happened in Leslie County back in May. In the morning hours of Sunday, May 19, KSP said that an intruder gained entry to a home in the Confluenc...
22:34, 06/07/2019

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace gathering even hope the new rape kit could even be preventative....
21:34, 08/23/2019

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Ohio man sues white supremacists over 2017 Virginia rally An Ohio man has is suing white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters in federal court, saying he was severely injured during their rally in Virginia two years ago. Bill Burke of Athens, Ohio, filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court in Ohio. He says he was struck by the car driven by James Ale...
04:34, 05/18/2019

Wife of arrested Chinese ex-Interpol president sues agency The wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has sued the international police agency, accusing Interpol of failing to protect him from arrest in China and failing to protect his family...
10:51, 07/07/2019

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."...
04:00, 08/21/2019

ACLU sues Tennessee over criminalizing voter signup problems NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is facing another challenge of its new law that would fine and potentially jail voter registration workers who don’t follow new rules. The American Civil Liberties Union, Campaign Legal Center and Fair Elections Center sued in federal court Thursday, represent...
19:51, 05/09/2019

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
02:51, 05/22/2019

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher Brady, of Omaha, Nebraska, filed dozens of Digital......
06:00, 08/21/2019

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine’s attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis worsened. Attorney General Aaron Frey filed the s...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Couple sues clinic over IVF mix-up after giving birth to twins unrelated to them New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after woman gives birth to other couples’ babiesA couple from New York is taking legal action against a fertility clinic claiming their IVF treatment left them pregnant with twins who were unrelated to them or each other.According to a lawsuit ...
11:17, 07/09/2019

Visium Sues Widow of Portfolio Manager Who Died by Suicide A hedge fund that closed after securities regulators accused the firm of insider trading is seeking more than $100 million from the estate of one of its former portfolio managers....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google in Bizarre Bit of Campaign Theater Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has filed suit in California against Google over claims that the company briefly suspended her campaign’s ability to buy ads during critical post-debate hours. With this lawsuit, it seems, Gabbard hopes to buy herself more attention than Google Ads cou...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French woman whose husband was among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines airliner in March has filed a lawsuit against Boeing, manufacturer of the 737 Max 8, seeking $276 million in damages. “It is a tragedy which, by definition, could have been avoided, because it ha...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. William Littleton, 31, said he was abruptly fired...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism. Julie Tupler’s namesake “Tupler Technique” includes abdominal exercises that can help a condition called “diastisis recti,” when the vertical muscles ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Trump Campaign Sues Over California’s Requirement to Release Tax Returns Lawsuits by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee challenge a law with a new requirement for candidates to appear on primary ballots....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Couple wounded in El Paso mass shooting sues Walmart A couple wounded in the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has sued the retailer, claiming the store lacked proper security, in what their lawyers called the first lawsuit over the attack....
21:00, 09/04/2019

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad targeting (thus breaching its contract) as well as fa......
03:00, 05/12/2019

Letitia James sues to block Trump’s green card changes New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration on Tuesday, challenging a rule change that makes it easier to deny green cards and visas to immigrants seeking government financial assistance. The Manhattan federal lawsuit — filed by James and the atto...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Couple hurt in El Paso shooting sues Walmart for negligence A Texas couple injured in the El Paso shooting has filed a lawsuit against Walmart — where the Aug. 3 massacre took place — claiming it failed to protect them by not having any armed security guards at the store. “Jessica Garcia and Guillermo Garcia’s injuries would not have occurred but...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Lawyers for the MacArthur Justice Center and Uptown P...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Ariana Grande sues Forever 21 for $10 million over look-alike ad campaign The singing superstar Ariana Grande has sued Forever 21 for $10 million, accusing the fashion retailer and a beauty company started by its billionaire founders' daughters of piggybacking off her fame and influence to sell their wares....
19:34, 09/03/2019

Muslim woman sues Louisville over jail photo taken without her hijab Clara Ruplinger says in her lawsuit that "removing her headscarf in the presence of men with no familial relation violated her religious beliefs."        ...
08:51, 08/01/2019

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other clothing without permission....
00:00, 07/09/2019

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing In a new challenge to its workplace culture, Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar gel following changes to Medicaid rebate calculations, sending its shares plunging as much as 34% on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
06:34, 08/16/2019

N Carolina woman sues Project Veritas, founder for libel RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trial over a lawsuit against right-wing group Project Veritas and its founder James O’Keefe is under way in North Carolina. At issue is how a woman who was struck in the face outside a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally was portrayed in a video. Jurors in Asheville were se...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-acting FBI chief sues, saying Trump plotted to oust those he saw as disloyal Andrew McCabe sues FBI and DoJ over dismissal in 2018Says Wray and Sessions forced him out to please TrumpFormer FBI acting director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of Donald Trump’s ire, sued the FBI and the justice department on Thursday over his firing. Related: Ex-acting FBI director Andrew McC...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup on him and posted pictures on social media. By the ...
18:34, 06/28/2019

French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/21/2019

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 millioin over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages....
19:00, 05/21/2019

North Carolina sues e-cigarette maker JUUL over marketing RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a popular e-cigarette maker, asking a court to limit what flavors it can sell and ensure underage teens can’t buy it. Josh Stein is the top law enforcement official in the traditional tobacco-producing sta...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
14:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. refiner group sues Trump EPA over high-ethanol gasoline The main U.S. refining industry association said on Monday it sued to block the Trump administration's effort to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, arguing the move exceeded the administration's authority....
00:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Cryptography startup sues Black Hat conference after getting booed and heckled Tech conferences are usually civil by nature, but one cryptography startup is taking things up a notch by suing organizers of security conference Black Hat USA after being heckled and booed by attendees. The case emerged following last month’s edition of the event in which digital identity startup, ...
04:34, 08/27/2019

DOJ sues Baltimore for discriminating against black police cadet applicants The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department on Tuesday, accusing them of administering a police recruitment test that is biased against black applicant....
08:00, 08/28/2019

Wrongfully convicted man sues NYC, disgraced detective Louis Scarcella A man who spent 16 years in prison for a murder that he was charged with at age 14 — only to have the conviction overturned — is now suing the city and tarnished former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella in federal court. John Bunn said he was home sleeping at the Kingsborough Housing Project in....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption....
19:34, 08/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, Maxwell, others A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier's estate, Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff members who worked for Epstein in New York, according to a court filing....
15:00, 08/14/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop......
01:34, 05/23/2019

Mozambique Sues Billionaire in London Court Over Loan Deal The southern African country is suing Lebanese-French businessman Iskander Safa for fraud in a U.K. court, opening a new front in the country’s efforts to rid itself of $2 billion in debt raised by state-owned companies....
19:34, 08/08/2019

De Niro's company sues ex-employee for $6m for embezzlement and Netflix bingeing Canal Productions alleges Chase Robinson accrued enormous hotel and Uber bills as well as watching TV during working hours Chase Robinson, who until recently held a senior role in Robert De Niro’s film production company, has been sued by her employer for $6m.According to Variety, who have seen pape...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Wife of China's Meng, former Interpol chief, sues agency The wife of the former head of Interpol, who was detained in his native China, said on Sunday she had sued the global police cooperation agency for failing to protect his family and complicity in what she called China's "wrongful acts"....
19:00, 07/07/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company that manufactures OxyContin, one of the drugs believed to be partly responsible for the opioid crisis. Donovan alleged Tuesday that for over two deca...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Mozambique Sues Mogul in London Court Over Loan Deal The southern African country is suing Lebanese-French businessman Iskander Safa for fraud in a U.K. court, opening a new front in the country’s efforts to rid itself of $2 billion in debt raised by state-owned companies....
05:00, 08/09/2019

Ex-top Mattis aide sues Pentagon over delayed publication of memoir A top aide to former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is suing the Pentagon, alleging it has “unreasonably” delayed the publication of his memoir to benefit Mattis, whose own book is being released next week....
16:17, 08/31/2019

Apple sues company that sells “perfect replicas” of iOS without a license Enlarge / An image from Apple's lawsuit shows a real iPhone X and Corellium's service running a virtual iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Apple yesterday sued Corellium, a company that sells access to virtual machines that run copies of the operating system used in iPhones and iPads. Corellium markets iOS...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Man sues Kevin Spacey over alleged groping at Nantucket island bar A Massachusetts man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the actor.        ...
20:34, 06/27/2019

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
06:34, 07/04/2019

Boaz Weinstein Sues BlackRock Alleging Governance Failings Hedge fund Saba Capital Management has sued BlackRock, arguing the world’s largest asset manager has moved to block outsiders from gaining board seats at three of its funds and effecting change....
23:34, 06/05/2019

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
07:00, 06/09/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA security conference in Las Vegas this month has now become the subject of a federal lawsuit against the ...
19:34, 08/23/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
02:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Widow of truck driver sues over Wisconsin interstate crash MILWAUKEE (AP) — The widow of a truck driver who plunged off a Wisconsin interstate overpass to avoid a fiery collision is suing a company whose driver she says caused the crash. The Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports that Lillian Moss Johnson filed a lawsuit Thursday against Warehouse Transport Ser...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Gay U.S. Couple Sues State Dept. for Denying Their Baby Citizenship An American couple’s daughter, who was born abroad with the help of a surrogate, was denied citizenship. Her parents, two gay men, are suing for discrimination....
01:51, 07/24/2019

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on climate-warming car emissions....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Couple sues Phoenix for $10M after cops pull gun on kid who stole doll A Phoenix couple is reportedly suing that city for $10 million, alleging they were unlawfully arrested after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll from a store. During the May 29 caught-on-camera confrontation, officers drew their guns on Dravon Ames and his fiance, Iesha Harper, after being anonym...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi in the Netherlands: paper Carlos Ghosn has launched a court case in the Netherlands against Japanese carmakers Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors , who ousted him as chairman of their alliance last year on charges of embezzlement, Dutch newspaper NRC reported on Saturday....
20:17, 07/20/2019

US Sues Edward Snowden Over Memoir, Cites Non-Disclosure Agreement The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance,......
01:00, 09/18/2019

Trump sues to block House panel from getting his state tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of "presidential harassment."...
04:00, 07/24/2019

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeering lawsuit, claiming at least three of their Fred...
00:51, 07/16/2019

FTC sues entrepreneur who raised $800K for smart backpack – then used it to buy Bitcoin Serial crowdfunder Douglas Monahan will face court, accused of misusing more than $800,000 raised for a hi-tech range of backpacks to buy Bitcoin and pay credit card debt. The US federal trade commission (FTC) also claims Monahan threatened hundreds of consumers to silence criticism. He’s alleged to...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property Exxon Mobil has sued two Cuban companies in a U.S. federal court under a newly revived provision that permits legal action against companies doing business on property that was confiscated by the Cuban government....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Comcast sues Maine over a law requiring a-la-carte cable offerings Cord cutting may seem like the new norm, but plenty of people still pay for cable TV. That doesn't mean they're happy with it though. This summer, in response to complaints that customers had to purchase an entire cable package just to watch one or t......
03:34, 09/12/2019

Trump sues House panel to block it from getting his state tax returns U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns....
22:51, 07/23/2019

US government sues Edward Snowden over his new memoir 'Permanent Record' The suit claims Edward Snowden, living in exile in Moscow, violated the agreements by publishing the book without submitting for review        ...
01:34, 09/18/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Blackstone sues RCS owner directly over disputed headquarters sale U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group has launched legal action against the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a copy of the lawsuit showed....
10:34, 05/02/2019

NRA sues San Francisco for declaring group a 'domestic terrorist organization' Lawsuit accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby’s free speech rights for political reasons The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization”.The lawsuit, filed in US district court...
01:17, 09/11/2019

Trump sues Capital One, Deutsche Bank to keep them from complying with subpoenas President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records, claiming House Democrats are simply attempting to harass him....
06:34, 04/30/2019

Ghosn Sues Nissan And Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
11:51, 07/18/2019

ACLU sues Trump admin to put brakes on rescheduled ICE raids The American Civil Liberties Union and advocacy groups filed suit in Manhattan federal court Thursday to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s plan to have US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conduct a mass roundup of illegal aliens starting Sunday. According to the suit, the ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Trump Sues Banks to Stop Them From Complying With House Subpoenas The lawsuit, joined by the president’s three eldest children and his private company, seeks to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from turning over records....
05:17, 04/30/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
13:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa A U.S. man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognized in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right to stay that a heterosexual couple would get, saying he was being denied a family life....
10:34, 09/12/2019

Promoter Sues U.S. Soccer for Blocking Foreign-Club Matches A promotions company owned by New York developer Stephen Ross is suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for allegedly conspiring with FIFA and the commercial arm of Major League Soccer to block foreign-club matches from being held in the U.S....
06:17, 09/10/2019

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
01:51, 07/24/2019

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resorts, the parent company of the Majestic Elegance Pun...
17:51, 07/18/2019

JetBlue sues Walmart for trademark infringement over Jetblack service JetBlue Airways Corp has sued Walmart Inc for trademark infringement, after the world's largest retailer began using the name Jetblack for its text-based personal shopping service....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Peloton Sues Music Publishers, Alleging Anticompetitive Behavior Peloton Interactive sued a group of music publishers and an industry trade organization, alleging anticompetitive behavior to extract unfair terms for music used on Peloton’s video-streaming stationary exercise bikes....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Justice Department sues Edward Snowden over publication of new memoir The Department of Justice has sued Edward Snowden over the publication of his new memoir, arguing the book violates the non-disclosure agreements they say he signed with the CIA and National Security Agency. Snowden is a former NSA contractor who leaked secret documents about the government’s ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Resident Evil stuntwoman sues after losing arm in motorbike scene A stuntwoman who lost her arm in a motorbike accident and spent 17 days in a coma while filming Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is suing the film's producers....
07:51, 09/13/2019

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a lawsuit against Nissan and Mitsubishi after he was removed as chairman of the Alliance last year on charges of financial misconduct. Dutch newspaper NR...
15:00, 07/23/2019

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secret government anti-immigration program....
20:51, 07/24/2019

Antonio Wei sues brother over Manhattan skyscraper trust feud A Florida man turned his family’s Manhattan high-rise into a $200 million property but cruelly cut them out of the hefty profits, his brother charges in a lawsuit. The Wei family, based in Brazil, has owned 116 John St. since 1980, when they paid $4 million for the 35-story building, records show. P...
09:51, 06/23/2019

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other copyrighted material, violent videos and, perhaps most eg......
21:51, 06/18/2019

Exxon Mobil sues Cuba over property expropriated in 1960 Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday sued Cuban state-owned Cuba-Petroleo and the CIMEX corporation in U.S. federal court over a refinery, gasoline stations and other assets seized in 196O after Fidel Castro’s revolution....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
02:34, 09/07/2019

Ex-trainer sues Ohio State over sexual misconduct by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there. Michael Heifferon’s lawsuit this week ci...
12:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to block subpoenas After US lawmakers demanded Donald Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, the US president sued to stop the release. The subpoenas would serve to "ferret" for damaging material, the lawsuit says....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
07:17, 05/30/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
00:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. sues Edward Snowden for violating non-disclosure agreement with new book Whistleblower Edward Snowden's new memoir violates the non-disclosure agreements he signed while working for the government, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday....
03:51, 09/18/2019

Celeb hairstylist sues Madison Ave landlord over mold, leaks A celebrity hairstylist whose clients have included everyone from Kate Moss to Richard Gere is suing his Madison Avenue landlord for not fixing his moldy, leaky office, according to new court papers. Julien Farel — whose flagship Restore Salon & Spa is in the Loews Park Avenue Regency New York — has...
00:00, 05/29/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Clinton fixer sues over faulty Hamptons home inspection A former Clinton fixer claims he was duped into buying a Hamptons dream home that turned into a million-dollar money pit. Declan Kelly served as the US economic envoy to Northern Ireland in Hillary Clinton’s State Department and co-founded the consulting firm Teneo, which made big bucks peddling acc...
01:17, 09/22/2019

Zion sues marketing company, alleging state law violation RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state’s sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his co...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Arrest Warrant Issued for Offset Georgia law enforcement officers have issued a felony arrest warrant for rapper Offset, also known as Cardi B-minus, one-third of the Migos....
03:17, 05/03/2019

...President calls for perpetrators arrest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of those involved in a spate of attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in the country....
04:00, 09/05/2019

Police arrest man connected to fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The man wanted in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that occurred earlier this month has been arrested, police confirmed Friday. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Lang was arrested after he allegedly hit two men near Oracle and Prince roads while a driving a BMW sedan Monday, June 10. Ram...
19:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is 'concerning' The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
15:17, 06/18/2019

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
22:51, 05/24/2019

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an officer, “Are you serious? Jesus Christ.” The comments from Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Es...
06:51, 07/02/2019

UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election....
14:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are an 'assault' on Lebanon: Berri New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on the country and its parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday....
12:34, 07/10/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
21:51, 05/01/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. Investigators say Hale repeatedly punched and stran...
04:00, 05/21/2019

| Olesen arrested on suspicion of airplane 'sex assault' Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger during a first class flight from the United States to London....
09:51, 08/02/2019

A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Sweden in connection with a physical altercation that was caught on tape. In a video obtained by TMZ, the “L$D” rapper is filmed through what appears to be a shop window, milling around in a white hoodie. The video soon cuts to a rather robust fight where a man...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide. An Associated Press investigation last year showe...
06:17, 06/12/2019

A$AP Rocky to get assault verdict, but he won't be in Sweden to hear it American rapper A$AP Rocky will find out if he has been found guilty of assault over a street brawl in Stockholm when a Swedish court delivers its judgment on Wednesday....
13:00, 08/14/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15 she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and judicial process, as well as, victim support once an as...
06:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
12:17, 08/01/2019

Democrats diverge over pursuing assault weapons ban Presidential candidates favor restoring the 1994 ban, but House members set their strategy on popular, more modest measures in an effort to pressure Senate Republicans....
05:34, 09/12/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until the Bureau of Alcohol, ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant off from American suppliers and ban it from doing business in the U.S....
08:34, 05/16/2019

4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff game QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault just hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff game. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police posted surveillance images of five suspects onlin...
15:51, 05/15/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
12:34, 05/31/2019

A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Sweden UPDATE: A$AP Rocky's ongoing, headline-grabbing legal case has finally reached a conclusion. On Wednesday morning, he was found guilty of assault by a Swedish court. However, he will not serve......
17:00, 08/14/2019

Love & Hip Hop’s Remy Ma Arrested on Assault Charge in NYC Love & Hip Hop reality star Remy Ma is being shown no love by New York City prosecutors, who had her arrested Wednesday on charges she attacked her co-star Brittney Taylor last month....
11:51, 05/02/2019

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault by Swedish Court A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden on Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, a ruling that comes after President Donald Trump tried to intervene on his behalf....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Prosecutor resigns over relationship with sex assault victim A Michigan prosecutor has resigned after admitting that he had an intimate relationship with a sexual assault victim in a case he tried, the state’s attorney general said. Brian Kolodziej, an assistant attorney general who was hired last September, resigned on Friday in lieu of immediate termination...
19:01, 09/11/2019

Ariel assault: Atom 4 and the Ace motorbike driven "What the Atom and Ace share is a sense of occasion" The Ariel company returned to its roots when it built the Ace. Does it impress in the same way as the Atom? I need to level with you: I’m about as useful for reviewing motorcycles as I am for reviewing gas cookers. I use both every now and agai...
10:51, 08/19/2019

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
19:17, 05/26/2019

Sweden charges US rapper A$AP Rocky with assault American rapper Rakim Mayers was arrested three weeks ago in connection with a fight that broke out in Stockholm last month. The case of the Platinum-selling artist has drawn the attention of US President Donald Trump....
11:51, 07/25/2019

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
13:00, 06/12/2019

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that involved Border Patrol agent, Steven Charles Holmes. T...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted for stealing a 48-year-old man’s cellphone in the Financial District around 4:40 p.m. May 9 and for attacking a 22-year-old Uber driver a week lat...
23:51, 05/24/2019

Title IX report clears MSU players of sex assault A Title IX report has cleared three former Michigan State basketball players of sexual assault allegations. The woman said she plans to appeal the findings....
23:51, 06/28/2019

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women suing Lyft said they were raped by their drivers in ...
11:34, 08/22/2019

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
01:17, 09/08/2019

The Latest: Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assault case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the former University of Southern California gynecologist’s arrest in a sexual assault case (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Prosecutors say a former University of Southern California campus gynecologist has been charged with 29 felony counts in a case involving t...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual Suspects star under caution. Continue reading......
23:00, 07/06/2019

Boy, 10, charged with assault after beaning classmate with a ball It is alleged that the 10-year-old took the ball and intentionally threw it with force, causing the 9-year-old to suffer a concussion.        ...
14:17, 07/31/2019

'Miracle on Ice' forward Pavelich charged in assault A forward for the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic ice hockey team faces four felony assault charges after allegedly attacking his Minnesota neighbor with a metal pole....
00:34, 08/22/2019

Sweden charges U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault in Sweden over his alleged involvement in a street brawl and is to remain in custody pending trial, the Swedish prosecutor's office said on Thursday....
13:51, 07/25/2019

ASAP Rocky: What Comes Next in His Assault Case in Sweden An expert on Swedish criminal procedure explains why ASAP Rocky was locked up for almost one month—and what his release says about how the court is likely to rule....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fired from his talk series The Chew, and surrendering...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
03:00, 08/06/2019

A$AP Rocky Arrested for Gross Assault in Sweden A$AP Rocky was arrested for gross assault in Sweden on Wednesday. According to the Swedish Prosecution Office, the arrest took place around 1:00 a.m. The rapper is currently in......
17:51, 07/03/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said they experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact...
18:51, 05/02/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the......
15:17, 06/03/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not guilty.” There are few details available at this t...
00:34, 05/31/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cease-and-desist orders to the Sigma Chi chapter last week. The chapter is barred from taking part in s...
10:34, 06/05/2019

Teenager Who Was Punched Repeatedly by Fresno Officer Sues Police Dept. The 17-year-old, London Wallace, was in an apartment at a party when officers conducting a probation search arrived. An officer hit him several times, the lawsuit says....
14:34, 08/23/2019

Justice Department sues Baltimore for discriminating against black police applicants The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department on Tuesday, accusing them of administering a police recruitment test that is biased against black applicant....
01:51, 08/29/2019

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
04:51, 06/14/2019

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
03:34, 06/09/2019

ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are again going to court to challenge the Trump administration, this time over its policy to bar detained asylum seekers from asking a judge to grant them bond. The American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council and the...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Australia sues Sony for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games Global video game company Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd broke Australian consumer law by telling customers they could not get a refund for faulty PlayStation games, Australia's consumer watchdog said in a lawsuit....
08:34, 05/29/2019

DC AG says Marriott's resort fees are deceptive, sues hotel chain According to the lawsuit, Marriott doesn't include mandatory resort fees in the room rates it displays online up front.       ...
04:17, 07/10/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat [Updated] Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA security conference in Las Vegas this month has now become the subject of a federal lawsuit against the ...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
03:17, 05/02/2019

FedEx sues U.S. government over 'impossible' task of policing exports to China U.S. parcel delivery firm FedEx Corp on Monday sued the U.S. government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products that violated a Trump administration ban on exports to some Chinese companies....
04:00, 06/25/2019

County clerk sues Cuomo over illegal immigrants driver’s license law Erie County clerk Mickey Kearns has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for approving a controversial state law granting driver’s license privileges to illegal immigrants that would force county clerks to defy federal law. The Green Light Bill passed the Senate in a vote of 33-29 before Cuomo ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has been featured in a Givenchy ad campaign and walked the runway for labels including Fendi and Alexan...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Pastor and ‘former homosexual’ sues Vimeo for censoring conversion therapy videos Maybe he should convert to YouTube. A pastor and self-proclaimed “former homosexual” is suing Vimeo after the video-sharing website shuttered his account for posting clips lauding conversion therapy. Church United pastor James Domen’s Manhattan federal court suit says Vimeo shut do...
03:34, 09/12/2019

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out company, alleges that – in addition to binging – Cha...
18:34, 08/20/2019

Walmart sues Tesla over solar panels it says caused multiple fires About seven Walmart stores had fires due to Tesla’s solar systems as of November 2018, according to the lawsuitWalmart has sued Tesla, saying solar panels supplied by the electric carmaker were responsible for fires at about seven of its stores.The fires destroyed significant amounts of store mercha...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado received his first sales visit from a Purdue Pharma representative in September 2005. In the next five years, his prescriptions of OxyContin – the “jet fuel...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Carlos Ghosn Sues Nissan, Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
11:34, 07/18/2019

Zion Williamson sues marketing company, alleges state law violation The former Duke star is suing to terminate his contract with Prime Sports Marketing LLC, saying the agency violated North Carolina's sports agent law.       ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires Walmart Inc on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar systems and asking a court to force Tesla to remove solar panels from more than 240 of its U.S. stores....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Globalfoundries sues Apple, Nvidia, Qualcomm, and TSMC over chip patents Two of the world's leading chip manufacturers are now locked in a series of lawsuits alleging patent infringements of multiple fabrication technologies.Read More...
20:34, 08/26/2019

Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Cells That Allegedly Sparked Fires Walmart is suing Tesla, alleging that some of the company’s solar panels sparked roof fires at several of the retailer’s locations, adding to the problems the electric car maker has had with its venture to power homes and stores....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores So much for Tesla's renewed solar power efforts getting off to a good start. Walmart has sued Tesla after rooftop solar panels on seven of the retailer's stores caught fire, allegedly due to poor safety practices. Tesla supposedly didn't ground its......
06:00, 08/21/2019

North Carolina Sues Eight More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids North Carolina is aggressively going after the vaping industry for what the state sees as its role in getting kids hooked on nicotine. On Tuesday, State Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office would be filing lawsuits against eight e-cigarette companies, arguing that each purposefully ...
23:34, 08/27/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues his ex-lawyers, military nonprofit Decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was acquitted of murder in a war crimes trial this past July, has sued two of his former lawyers and a military legal defense nonprofit, according to court documents filed in Texas Friday....
06:00, 09/15/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ex-general counsel of Retrophin, accusing them of using fraud to oust him as head of the firm in 2014....
21:51, 05/31/2019