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The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators

Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia...

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators

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Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
11:13, 06/06/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
18:39, 06/06/2019

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement”...
17:52, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl gains tourism popularity following release of HBOs "Chernobyl" series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
15:52, 06/05/2019

Activision Says A Call Of Duty Lawsuit Is "A Direct Attack On The First Amendment" Back in 2017 AM General, the manufacturer of the iconic Humvee, sued Activision over the military vehicle’s inclusion in the Call of Duty series. That case is still rumbling on, but Activision is now trying to have it dismissed as “nothing less than ...
12:00, 06/04/2019

‘The Communists Will Never Allow This.’ Photographer Liu Heung Shing on Tiananmen and His Life in China It may sound strange now, but when Liu Heung Shing went to China to cover the Tiananmen Square protests, he did it so he could have a rest. In 1989, he was a photographer for the Associated Press stationed in Seoul, where his daily grind was photogra...
08:39, 05/31/2019

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
11:52, 06/20/2019

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by email. (June 3)        ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to steal and publish DNC emails -- but the campaign is citing the Mueller report itself to argue they h...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, in a phone call on Tuesday, called for a ceasefire in Libya and renewal of a political process under the aegis of the United Nations, the Kremlin said in a statement....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, ...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Korea and warned against interference in Venezuela, the Russian embassy in Washington said. The leaders&...
23:39, 05/04/2019

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Who are the creators of AI-generated art — programmers or machines? Two years ago, engineers released DeepBach, a neural network that generates Baroque anthems almost indistinguishable from Bach’s, but still nobody can decide if it’s really music.  DeepBach is so skilled at replicating Bach that more than half of tho...
02:13, 05/09/2019

What We Do In The Shadows' cast and creators on what drew them to the show Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s horror comedy What We Do in the Shadows wraps up it first season finale tonight. In honor of the occasion, we caught up with the cast and creators to talk about the show....
04:52, 05/30/2019

The Witcher 3's Creators Have Imagined Geralt As A Samurai CD Projekt Red have opened a new online store, and while that’s not usually something we’d pay much notice to, there’s one item launching alongside it that caught my attention: a very fancy statue of Geralt that was designed by some of the artists wh...
04:52, 05/09/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games...
03:13, 06/18/2019

New Vampire: The Masquerade game in the works from creators of The Council BIGBEN has announced a new game within the Vampire: The Masquerade licence, developed by Big Bad Wolf, creators of the episodic adventure game The Council....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
00:52, 06/14/2019

'Deathloop' is a first-person action game from the creators of 'Dishonored' Aside from showing off the next major update to Fallout 76, dubbed Wastelanders, Bethesda has revealed a new first-person action game called Deathloop. This new title comes from studio Arcane Lyon, the creators of the Dishonored franchise. As you...
06:13, 06/10/2019

Chinese spies may have fed stolen NSA tools to Wannacry creators A group called Shadow Brokers leaked sets of hacking tools back in 2017 that led to massive security breaches around the world, including the infamous WannaCry ransomware attacks. While the group maintained that it stole the tools from the US Nationa...
11:26, 05/07/2019

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo...
06:13, 05/29/2019

'Star Wars' movie in 2022 will come from 'Game of Thrones' creators After the Skywalker saga concludes in December, Walt Disney Co's next venture into the "Star Wars" galaxy will come from the creators of HBO's global hit "Game of Thrones," the company's chief executive said on Tuesday....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops targeted at creators Razer has unveiled its Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops for creators and "prosumers" featuring the latest Intel processors and Nvidia graphics.Read More...
13:39, 05/27/2019

Game of Thrones Creators Look Back on the Show's Failed Pilot Once upon a time, Game of Thrones was almost totally dead in the water. Before it became the version we all know and love today, the HBO epic began with a pilot that HBO refused to air......
22:00, 05/03/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Creators Keep Undoing the Good Will They Had by Explaining the Movie While Avengers: Endgame is very good at drawing you into the sheer spectacle of itself as you’re watching, when you give it some distance, the movie’s narrative weaknesses become readily apparent. And that’s before the Russo Brothers started to furth...
08:52, 05/14/2019

'Game of Thrones' creators reveal what drives Daenerys Targaryen The fourth episode of “Game of Thrones'” final season, titled “The Last of the Starks,” pushed the plotline forward to King’s Landing and hinted that Daenerys Targaryen might be headed towards the mad queen plotline that some fans have speculated is ...
15:39, 05/06/2019

'Long Shot' Creators Wonder: Could 'Pretty Woman' Happen Today? In the new rom-com “Long Shot,” schlubby Seth Rogen falls for powerhouse Charlize Theron. Mr. Rogen and director Jonathan Levine talk about their raunchy, upside-down take on “Pretty Woman.”...
16:39, 04/30/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor....
21:13, 04/29/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
00:13, 06/06/2019

'Our leftover ideas? We sell them to Samsung': Black Mirror creators reveal all Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones answer Guardian readers’ questions about Doctor Who, James Bond – and what gives them nightmares‘Happy? I have my moments’ – read the interviewBarbara, Beckenham Continue reading......
22:26, 06/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' creators' Star Wars movie is coming in 2022 There's just one episode left of Game of Thrones and the creators of the HBO phenomenon are looking ahead to a project with an even bigger canvas: Star Wars. Disney CEO Bob Iger said today at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap offers creators unlimited free storage for songs and podcasts Soundtrap, the cloud-based audio recording studio acquired by Spotify back in 2017, is now offering creators an unlimited number of projects.Read More...
16:52, 06/26/2019

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies....
01:26, 06/21/2019

Crank Gaming Handheld's Creators Trying To Make Amends For Poorly Worded Email On May 22, app developer and game publisher Panic announced a new gaming handheld called Playdate that quickly became a mini-sensation online. Playdate is also the name used by a small, yearly indie showcase for experimental games, the 2019 edition o...
11:26, 05/30/2019

Paul Feig and Veena Sud added to Quibi's growing star-studded roster of creators Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service Quibi is shaping up to be a hub for some of the industry’s biggest filmmakers. (Well, let’s be real: the billion-dollar content budget probably helps.) On Sunday Katzenberg announced a f...
02:52, 06/12/2019

Ring the Bells: Disney Confirms Game of Thrones Creators Will Write a New Star Wars Movie (Bloomberg) — Walt Disney Co. picked quite a week to confirm that the first post-Skywalker Star Wars installment will be scripted by Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. After the last Game of Thrones episode polarized fans w...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Interview: Baldur’s Gate 3’s creators talk D&D, turn-based RPGs, and dreams coming true Enlarge / There aren't any screenshots of the game yet, so this screengrab from the website will have to do. (credit: Larian Studios) LOS ANGELES—Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios and Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast ...
00:39, 06/21/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Friday....
15:13, 05/10/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
21:26, 06/04/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
23:13, 06/14/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
03:00, 06/07/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think that radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
08:39, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Chernobyl’s scripts are available for download, if you dare HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, while fantastic, isn’t likely to have much re-watch value. That’s largely because it’s an incredibly harrowing, depressing, and downright terrifying watch. If, however, you’re curious what such horror looked like on the pa...
19:00, 06/05/2019

HBO’s Chernobyl Isn’t Just a Historical Drama—It’s a Warning You know you’re in for a bleak story when the hero kills himself in the first scene, as Jared Harris’ character does at the outset of HBO’s Chernobyl. Not that anyone who tunes in to a miniseries with a title like that should be sur...
21:52, 05/02/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
13:39, 06/12/2019

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
07:26, 06/04/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
02:00, 06/13/2019

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
19:13, 06/05/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the nuclear accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers around the world, this ...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
22:39, 06/13/2019

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
10:26, 06/07/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
17:39, 06/19/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
07:26, 06/05/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
10:13, 06/20/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
07:00, 05/09/2019

‘Angry Birds’ creators sue LA chicken chain ‘Angry Birdz’ for stealing logo The makers of Angry Birds are crying fowl after a Los Angeles chicken chain allegedly cribbed their name and logo. Rovio Entertainment, which owns the game, claims David and Mary Mkhitaryan are profiting off the game’s popularity after the coup...
14:13, 06/23/2019

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of t...
15:26, 06/11/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
13:39, 05/28/2019

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that......
15:39, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
17:13, 05/29/2019

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
04:52, 05/30/2019

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
00:39, 06/06/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:00, 06/08/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
05:39, 06/07/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
14:26, 06/15/2019

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game A Ukrainian computer game that brings to life a town abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may not sound like everyone's idea of fun but has attracted 60,000 people globally since its launch in October....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
22:00, 05/24/2019

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
23:52, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
19:39, 05/03/2019

Chernobyl and The Terror docu-dramas expose horror's many faces Stories of Chernobyl's nuclear meltdown and the doomed Franklin hunt for a North-West Passage terrify for very different reasons, says Chelsea Whyte in her latest column...
11:00, 06/24/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
19:39, 05/03/2019

'Chernobyl' turns the Soviet nuclear disaster into a riveting miniseries Spare, bleak and devastating, HBO's "Chernobyl" captures a moment during the waning years of the Cold War when the Soviet Union experienced a nuclear disaster, then tried to cover up the extent of the damage....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
07:39, 06/10/2019

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
20:26, 06/04/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
00:26, 06/13/2019

'Chernobyl' finale is creating Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
05:26, 06/01/2019

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
05:52, 05/31/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
23:52, 05/07/2019

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
17:00, 05/31/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
03:39, 05/07/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
01:26, 06/13/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
19:13, 06/12/2019

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
23:26, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
18:13, 06/04/2019

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
01:52, 06/20/2019

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:52, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
17:26, 05/24/2019

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange.  Former Mt. Gox traders Joseph Jones and Peter Steinmetz allege McCaleb was “fraudulent” and “neglig...
14:39, 06/26/2019

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New Yor...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

UPS will not join FedEx lawsuit against U.S. government United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would not join a lawsuit FedEx Corp filed against the U.S. government that argues FedEx should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products in violation of an export ban....
02:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing VW lawsuit U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer questioned the SEC's "lateness" in suing Volkswagen more than two years after the company settled the Justice Department's criminal probe over emissions cheating....
02:00, 05/11/2019

R Kelly failed to respond to lawsuit 'because he can't read' Sexual abuse lawsuit reinstated after lawyer argues singer did not reply to legal documents because he is illiterateR Kelly failed to respond to a lawsuit because he is illiterate, a lawyer for the singer told a judge on Wednesday. Related: The debat...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
04:26, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Lawyer says Ronaldo rape lawsuit is still on LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the status of U.S. state and federal lawsuits accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of rape (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A lawyer for a woman who has accused soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 in Las ...
20:52, 06/05/2019

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tu...
12:13, 06/19/2019

Judge allows Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution to move forward. U.S. District Judge Emmett G. Sullivan of the District of Columbia ruled Tuesday ag...
03:52, 06/26/2019

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivat...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harasse...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Duke University to pay $54M to end lawsuit over hiring limit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke University is agreeing to pay more than $54 million to settle claims that it and nearby University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill conspired to hold down salaries of medical professors by agreeing not to hire staff away fro...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation....
00:52, 05/28/2019

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific ...
22:39, 06/05/2019

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov. Cuomo last week that make it much harder for owners to raise apartment rents. The Rent Stabilization Asso...
13:39, 06/25/2019

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
22:26, 05/23/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
19:39, 05/24/2019

Baltimore withdraws lawsuit against owner of Preakness track BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has withdrawn a lawsuit against the owners of the historic city racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown series’ middle jewel. Earlier this year, Maryland’s biggest city had asked a court to g...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Lawsuit filed to stop Ohio abortion ban after 1st heartbeat COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. The dispute focused on a central Denver property, already equip...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation Bereaved and survivors seeking damages potentially worth hundreds of millions The families of 69 victims and 177 survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have launched legal action in the US against the manufacturers of the cladding and insulation us...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Ashley Massaro’s lawyer unaware of an apology to WWE over lawsuit The WWE’s claim that its former superstar Ashley Massaro had “apologized” for joining a lawsuit against the organization was news to her lawyer, he told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, died Thursday in an apparent suicide in her Smithtown, Long Is...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
20:00, 05/22/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

High court says Apple lawsuit can move ahead A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. (May 13)        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Lawsuit asks to end solitary confinement in Virginia prisons RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to end the use of solitary confinement at two of the state’s toughest prisons. The lawsuit filed Monday alleges that inmates held in solitar...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit over slain millionaire's residency A judge in New Hampshire dismissed a lawsuit Friday against a man relatives say killed his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandmother was not a resident of the state....
19:39, 05/10/2019

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
18:52, 05/30/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
01:39, 05/31/2019

Woodstock 50 files $17.8 million lawsuit against former financial partner Woodstock 50 is seeking an injunction and temporary restraining order against its former financial partner, Dentsu Aegis.        ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Duke University pays $54M to end hiring lawsuit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Duke University settling a lawsuit alleging it conspired with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to not hire medical professors away from each other (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Duke University is agree...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Teen at center of vaccination lawsuit catches chickenpox The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has reportedly come down with the chicken pox. The teen’s lawyer told the Cincinnati Enquirer that his client was diagnosed with the virus last week and that “he’s a little itchy....
18:39, 05/09/2019

Court: Lawsuit over boy’s gluten-free meal can proceed WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit alleging that a restaurant in Colonial Williamsburg forced an 11-year-old Maryland boy to leave when he brought his own gluten-free meal on a school field trip. The lawsuit say...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Lawsuit filed over display of Bible at veterans hospital A Bible on display at a memorial at New Hampshire's veterans hospital should be removed because it is a violation of the First Amendment, a U.S. Air Force veteran said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Ex-Psychiatric Hospital Chief Files Lawsuit Over Firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospita...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Florida man arrested over ‘I eat a–’ sticker prepares to file lawsuit The man arrested earlier this week for refusing to remove a sticker fastened to his vehicle that read “I eat a–” is preparing to file a lawsuit over the bogus bust, his lawyer said on Friday. The legal action would take place after ...
01:13, 05/11/2019

‘Stranger Things’ lawsuit dropped ahead of trial Charlie Kessler has dropped his idea theft lawsuit against Matt and Ross Duffer on the eve of trial, acknowledging the brothers came up with the idea for the Netflix show “Stranger Things” on their own....
15:39, 05/06/2019

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
02:13, 06/09/2019

Tiger, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit The family of Nicholas Immesberger is suing Tiger Woods, The Woods restaurant and Erica Herman, the restaurant manager and Woods' girlfriend, alleging that Immesberger, a bartender at The Woods, was overserved alcohol on the night he died in a car cr...
08:39, 05/14/2019

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Last lawsuit in Virginia boy’s septic tank drowning settled PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with the drowning of a 5-year-old Virginia boy in a septic tank has been settled with a $200,000 insurance payment to his parents and sister. The Roanoke Times reports the order entered...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Lawsuit challenges Maryland ban on broadcasting court cases COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Several journalists and community organizers in Baltimore have sued to challenge a Maryland law’s ban on broadcasting digital recordings of criminal court proceedings. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday asks the court to...
01:39, 05/29/2019

U.S. states accuse drugmakers of price-fixing in new lawsuit WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices – sometimes by more than 1,000% – and stifle competition...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
22:39, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba to pay $250 mln to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO warning on counterfeiting Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
21:26, 04/29/2019

R. Kelly Judgment Vacated: Lawsuit by Accuser to Go Forward The judge reverses course, reinstating the lawsuit after Mr. Kelly’s lawyers said he hadn’t responded because he couldn’t read the documents he was served....
22:26, 05/08/2019

Secrets lawsuit to be dropped under Mitsubishi-Bombardier deal A trade secrets lawsuit brought by Canada’s Bombardier against the aircraft unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has been "stayed" or suspended and will be dropped when a deal for the Japanese company to buy Bombardier's regional jet program close...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Yale, ex-basketball player settle lawsuit over expulsion HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University has settled a lawsuit brought by a former Yale basketball team captain who sued the university after being expelled over sexual misconduct allegations he denied. A federal judge in Hartford on Tuesday dismissed ...
00:26, 06/26/2019

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Joh...
04:39, 06/15/2019

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public opinion....
00:13, 06/23/2019

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing arguments and testimony that Mississippi puts too many mentally ill people in state hospitals and doesn&...
19:13, 06/26/2019

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
17:39, 06/22/2019

Texas settles lawsuit alleging voter intimidation Texas agreed to end an initiative that a Latino civil rights group said intimidated voters based on a false narrative of voter fraud, a settlement released Friday showed....
00:26, 04/30/2019

Alibaba to pay $250 million to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO warning on counterfeiting Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
21:26, 04/29/2019

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
19:52, 06/17/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from Gov. Jim Justice and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says it’s thought to be the country̵...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage rule for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the law from Lyft. The ruling will maintain the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award ...
09:52, 06/22/2019

Alibaba pays $250 mln to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO counterfeiting warning Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in fede...
04:13, 06/22/2019

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

Tiger Woods removed from for wrongful death lawsuit WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is no longer a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash. Attorneys for the parents of Nicholas Immesberger filed an amended complaint Friday in Pal...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
01:26, 06/13/2019

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
00:39, 06/23/2019

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Lawsuit filed challenging Arkansas’ 18-week abortion ban LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters are challenging three new Arkansas restrictions on the procedure, including one that bans abortions 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood...
03:26, 06/27/2019

Lawsuit accuses AT&T of running a "bait and switch scheme" Spotted first by Ars Technica, a class action suit was filed against AT&T last week in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs claim that the nation's second-largest carrier is using a "bait and switch scheme" by c...
01:26, 06/26/2019

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the ...
08:52, 06/22/2019

'The pepper makes the product': inside Sriracha's spicy lawsuit Underwood Ranches supplied the maker of Sriracha with chili peppers for years. When the partnership fell apart, Underwood came out with its own line of sauceFor 28 years, the chili peppers that made Huy Fong Foods’ world-famous Sriracha hot sauce cam...
05:26, 06/06/2019

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)   ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said on Thursday it would defend itself against a new class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of pension fund account holders and claiming overcharging of fees....
13:52, 05/30/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
09:39, 06/22/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal o...
02:39, 06/16/2019

Australian wealth manager IOOF hit with class-action lawsuit Australia's embattled second-largest wealth manager, IOOF Holdings Ltd, was sued on Friday by shareholders who alleged the company engaged in deceptive conduct and breached stock market disclosure......
21:00, 04/28/2019

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $385M to settle car loan lawsuit SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles...
03:39, 06/08/2019

TSA ‘humiliated’ grandma with strip search before flight home: lawsuit A Las Vegas woman has filed suit against the Transportation Security Administration alleging that airport screeners subjected her to a “humiliating” and “traumatizing” strip search on her trip home from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rhonda Mengert, 51, says in a ...
14:13, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
11:52, 06/15/2019

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
21:52, 05/30/2019

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
13:13, 06/06/2019

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
02:52, 06/15/2019

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
23:13, 05/31/2019

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected w...
00:26, 06/01/2019

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing -lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
18:26, 05/11/2019

US judge tosses lawsuit against glass artist Dale Chihuly SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who claimed to have contributed to paintings by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Michael Moi worked for years as a handyman at Chihuly’s studio, for which he was paid. Bu...
01:26, 06/21/2019

US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women’s team The U.S. Soccer Federation has formally denied allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women’s national team. Twenty-eight members of the current women’s player pool filed the lawsuit March 8 in U.S. District Cour...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate grou...
03:00, 06/05/2019

‘Stranger Things’ plaintiff drops plagiarism lawsuit before trial A plagarism case against the creators of Netflix hit Stranger Things, Matt and Ross Duffer, has come to an end after plaintiff Charles Kessler withdrew his lawsuit. A trial was scheduled to take place this week, but that'll no longer be going ah...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over t...
06:13, 06/20/2019

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma medical examiner testifies in state opioid lawsuit NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has provided tragic details of opioid-related deaths during testimony in the state’s lawsuit that alleges drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson contributed to the opioid epidemic. Among the c...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Man wins lawsuit against brewery that discounted ‘pink’ beer for females Who do you have to sue to get a cheap beer around here? Scottish brewery BrewDog temporarily rebranded their Punk IPA as Pink IPA, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, replacing their usually blue labels with pink ones. Those who &...
20:52, 06/19/2019

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Four states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Sex-toy company alleges 'sexism' and 'censorship' in lawsuit over blocked NYC subway ads A startup company that manufactures sex toys for women filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the operator of New York City's subway system, accusing the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority of sexism and illegal censorship for refusing to run it...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Just days before going to trial, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped In a development that’s so seemingly straightforward that it almost feels like the invisible hand of a massive government conspiracy has stepped in to guide events in a specific way, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped by the plai...
03:26, 05/06/2019

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
22:39, 06/01/2019

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, beat her unconscious and then drenched her body with sulfuric acid. Felicia Robinson’s medical ca...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Maryland racing authority seeks to dismiss Baltimore lawsuit Maryland's horse racing authority moves to dismiss a lawsuit filed by city of Baltimore that seeks to condemn and confiscate the Preakness Stakes, Pimlico Race Course        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court &#...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
03:39, 06/19/2019

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
04:00, 06/04/2019

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
23:39, 06/19/2019

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio’s Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a s...
23:26, 06/08/2019

LaCroix parent company's stock falls to multiyear low following lawsuit Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical....
04:52, 06/12/2019

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
23:39, 05/20/2019

North Carolina Accuses Juul of Targeting Teens in Lawsuit North Carolina officials are suing Juul Labs, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting teenagers and misrepresenting the strength and health risks from the nicotine in its products....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Usher's $20 Million Herpes Lawsuit Dismissed, Settled Out of Court It would appear that Usher’s $20 million lawsuit, in which Laura Helm accused the “Confessions Part II” singer of exposing her to herpes, is finally behind him....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks....
01:13, 06/26/2019

Family of black Indiana man killed by officer files lawsuit SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The family of a 54-year-old black man fatally shot by a white officer is suing the officer and the city of South Bend, Indiana, where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is mayor. Eric Logan&...
03:26, 06/27/2019

TurboTax Tricked Taxpayers Into Paying for Its Free Tools, Lawsuit Says Fresh off of allegations that TurboTax lied to taxpayers about its free filing program, a new class action lawsuit against TurboTax maker Intuit claims the tax service breached its agreement with the Internal Revenue Service by intentionally obscurin...
03:52, 05/14/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:26, 06/11/2019

FedEx CEO says US lawsuit is 'separate and distinct' from Huawei package mishaps FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick Smith said the recent lawsuit against the Commerce Department is "separate and distinct" from the shipping incidents involving Huawei. FedEx has said those incidents were mistakes....
01:39, 06/26/2019

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....
08:26, 05/14/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Thursday....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars when they went public with their charges years later....
14:47, 04/28/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
20:13, 05/24/2019

Sotheby's Bid To Dismiss Russian Billionarie's Lawsuit Rejected: US Judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
11:52, 06/26/2019

US lawsuit filed over deadly fire at London’s Grenfell Tower PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit filed in the United States says faulty building materials helped spread a fire at London’s Grenfell Tower in 2017. More than 200 relatives of victims and survivors joined the suit, which targets U.S. companies that...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
09:00, 06/24/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
21:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
22:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
19:52, 05/29/2019

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
08:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. judge dumps 'Pooey Puitton' lawsuit against Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton has won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a California toy company that accused the French luxury goods maker of trying to interfere with its sales of a poop-shaped toy purse for children, Pooey Puitton....
01:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. Supreme Court greenlights Apple App Store monopoly lawsuit A lawsuit accusing Apple of antitrust violations for controlling all apps on its devices - and taking 30% of the price - may proceed, said the Court.Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Trump loses bid to halt Democratic lawsuit over foreign payments A federal judge on Tuesday refused to put on hold a lawsuit by about 200 Democratic lawmakers accusing President Donald Trump of violating an anti-corruption provision of the U.S. Constitution with his private business dealings, a move that clears th...
01:00, 06/26/2019

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 parent...
18:52, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
20:52, 06/21/2019

BNP Paribas to face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide: U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's atrocities....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Texas land trust files lawsuit against Horizon Kinetic nominee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against a nominee of its investor, Horizon Kinetic, which has been seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off the firm's portfolio....
22:52, 05/21/2019

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an identically-titled song recorded two years earlier....
03:13, 06/20/2019

Paper Chase: Jay-Z and Timbaland Slapped With $2 Million Lawsuit for Uncleared Sample Timbaland and Jay-Z might have to shell out millions of dollars to soul singer Ernie Hines, who alleges the music moguls stole samples of his work....
09:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. women's soccer equal-pay lawsuit 'full-speed ahead,' lawyer says The lawyer for U.S. Women's National Team players suing U.S. Soccer says the lawsuit is "full-speed ahead," despite the team's participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Cops tried to provoke violence with profanity-laced traffic stop, lawsuit says Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by men who claim their civil rights were violated during a traffic stop.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tuesday called the former employee's death a "terrible ending."...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Loses Lawsuit Challenging Subpoena For Financial Records A US judge on Monday ruled in favour of a US House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump......
05:13, 05/21/2019

Maximum Security owners file lawsuit to restore Kentucky Derby win Gary and Mary West, owners of Maximum Security, filed a lawsuit to restore win after jockey Luiz Saez's controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide offic...
01:52, 06/03/2019

Tennis star Venus Williams settles lawsuit over fatal crash Court records show tennis star Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death lawsuit related to a 2017 fatal car crash in Florida.        ...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Israeli firm linked to WhatsApp spyware attack faces lawsuit Amnesty International fears its staff may be ‘surveilled via NSO Pegasus software’The Israeli firm linked to this week’s WhatsApp hack is facing a lawsuit backed by Amnesty International, which says it fears its staff may be under surveillance from s...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Maximum Security's owners file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby result Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the result of the Kentucky Derby, which left the horse disqualified....
18:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Democrats demand answers on Trump administration's Obamacare lawsuit reversal House Democrats are giving the Department of Justice two weeks to supply documents explaining why it reversed itself and decided to ask the courts to rule that all of Obamacare is unconstitutional....
15:52, 05/14/2019

UFC's Yoel Romero awarded $27 million in tainted supplement lawsuit Yoel Romero's name has been further cleared of wrongdoing after a 2016 drug test was proven to have stemmed from a tainted supplement.        ...
06:52, 05/30/2019

Conan O’Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Conan O’Brien has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a writer who says the talk-show host stole jokes from his Twitter feed and blog for monologues on “Conan.” Attorneys for O’Brien and writer Robert Kaseberg fil...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Trump urges judge not to fast-track his lawsuit over House subpoena U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday objected to a judge's plan to fast-track his lawsuit seeking to block a congressional subpoena for information about eight years of his personal and business finances....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul, and Trevor Paul — three iTunes users from Rhode Island and Michigan — have filed a federal law...
23:26, 05/27/2019

Despite court order, migrant fathers were separated from their children, lawsuit claims The nonprofit legal aid group RAICES filed a lawsuit saying that 13 migrant fathers were threatened and twice separated from their children.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Woodstock 50 court battle: Hearing on $17.8 million lawsuit scheduled for Monday Monday, a judge will consider Woodstock 50’s request for a preliminary injunction against its former business partners, in support of arbitration.        ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing -lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors sai...
20:00, 05/11/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
19:13, 05/29/2019

AT&T's Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog Mexico's consumer watchdog, Profeco, said on Friday it won a class-action lawsuit against the local unit of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T Inc for undue charges and poor service....
02:52, 05/11/2019

Mini rescue plan provokes lawsuit amid store closures BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Lawsuit Claims School Bus Driver Dragged Biracial Student On Purpose According to a CNN report, Brenda Mayes, a Utah mother, is suing a former driver for dragging her son from a bus approximately 150 feet. The lawsuit cites the driver’s “racial animus” and intent to harm....
16:13, 05/12/2019

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
17:13, 06/22/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
23:52, 06/21/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval....
11:13, 06/26/2019

Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action targeting other tech giants in Silicon Valley....
11:00, 05/14/2019

'Tfue' lawsuit could 'dramatically' change contracts for pro streamers and esports competitors Pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney's lawsuit against his team might be a watershed moment in player contract negotiations, experts said Monday....
06:26, 05/21/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulation...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee dies in car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
05:26, 05/27/2019

Omarosa Wants to Join Lawsuit Brought by Woman Who Says Trump Kissed Her Without Her Consent Omarosa Manigault Newman, who got bounced ignominiously from her nebulous role on #TeamTrump two years ago, wants to join a lawsuit filed by a lesser-known black Trump campaign staffer that alleges Donald Trump kissed her without asking and paid her ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
10:39, 05/03/2019

Facebook lawsuit claims Zuckerberg is liable in Cambridge Analytica scandal A Delaware lawsuit claims Mark Zuckerberg should be held liable for the scandal surrounding the political consultant Cambridge Analytica.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that G...
17:13, 06/10/2019

Lawsuit Alleges NFL Directed Insurance Carrier To Deny Disability Claims A medical clinic in Illinois is accusing the NFL of instructing its insurance carrier to deny claims made by former players under the auspices of the league’s disability plan. The allegations are outlined in a lawsuit that also accuses the league of ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big deal? Because Facebook has been trying to block t...
18:26, 06/12/2019

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging his businesses violate a constitutional ban against gifts from foreign governmen...
10:13, 05/01/2019

Clear wireless Sprint merger with T-Mobile. Lawsuit is on the wrong side. In 5G era, three strong wireless competitors are better than two leaders, Verizon and AT&T, and two also-rans: Our view       ...
01:13, 06/19/2019

Google Fails to Have Lawsuit Originally Brought by James Damore Thrown Out Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian Walsh rejected tech giant Google’s efforts to have a lawsuit originally brought by ex-Google engineer James Damore dismissed, the Mercury News reported on Friday, meaning that the case can now proceed int...
09:39, 06/09/2019

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a ...
23:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate demand obligations (VRDO), a type of tax-exempt bond....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim tenants settles lawsuit DENVER — A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an “American person … good like you and me” to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant must pay the men ...
18:26, 05/03/2019

Court tosses lawsuit from woman who claimed Trump ‘forcibly kissed’ her A lawsuit filed against President Trump by a former campaign staffer who claimed that he “forcibly kissed” her in 2016 has been thrown out of a Florida federal court. Alva Johnson, 43, an outreach director for Trump in Alabama and Florida, said that ...
02:26, 06/16/2019

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
09:39, 06/12/2019

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
09:39, 05/04/2019

Virginia woman sues Trump's DC hotel for $1 million in injury lawsuit A Virginia woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's Washington, DC, hotel and the US government, seeking $1 million over an injury she claims she suffered while staying at the property....
12:52, 06/13/2019

Pet store that allegedly sold sick, abused puppies facing lawsuit from DCA A shuttered Manhattan puppy mill that allegedly sold sick and abused dogs to unwitting customers now faces a lawsuit from the city Department of Consumer Affairs....
03:39, 05/07/2019

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against FCA alleging that he was scapegoated and had his p...
01:13, 06/06/2019

A New Lawsuit Against a Virginia Apartment Complex Shows How Modern Day Redlining Works The American Civil Liberties Union filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Virginia apartment complex Tuesday morning for its policy of banning all housing applications from people with criminal records....
04:39, 06/05/2019

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their dest...
01:52, 06/13/2019

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys...
12:13, 06/14/2019

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
06:13, 06/05/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
00:26, 06/12/2019

The 10 best TV shows of 2019 (so far), from 'Shrill' to 'Chernobyl' From "Chernobyl" to "Fleabag" and "Leaving Neverland," these are the best 10 TV series that 2019 has been able to produce, so far.        ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Did you love 'Chernobyl'? Then watch 'The Terror' next If you loved HBO's "Chernobyl," a mini-series about a historical nuclear disaster, try AMC's "The Terror," a miniseries about a plagued arctic voyage.        ...
22:26, 06/17/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit, shares essay explaining why For quite a few years, we’ve been following the story of a Twitter user named Alex Kaseberg who filed a lawsuit against Conan O’Brien, TBS, and the Conaco production company for allegedly stealing some jokes he made on social media. Just a few weeks ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
19:26, 06/22/2019

USC hints at lawsuit with Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli in massive college scheme USC has raised the possibility of a future legal dispute with actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college scandal.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Photographer threatens lawsuit against Jewish group over the 'unauthorized' use of Rep. Ilhan Omar image A professional photographer is seeking up to $150,000 in damages after the Jewish rights group The World Values Network, led by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, ran a controversial advertisement condemning Rep. Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitic remarks....
15:00, 05/02/2019

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said...
13:52, 05/31/2019

State attorney generals prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Scottie Pippen adds 5-year-old to lawsuit alleging crayon damage in mansion Scottie Pippen is officially suing a 5-year old. Yes, you read that right. Pippen added the kindergartner to a tenant lawsuit over the condition of a Fort Lauderdale home he was renting to comedian Lindsay Glazer and her husband Jacob Woloshin. He al...
18:26, 05/31/2019

Democrats press Trump administration for documents on lawsuit to dismantle health-care law Five House committee chairmen asked whether politics in the White House and Office of Management and Budget influenced the Justice Department’s decision. ...
13:26, 05/14/2019

Sergeant claims cops called him ‘sand monkey’ in lawsuit filed against NYPD An NYPD sergeant was harassed by his brothers in blue because he’s Egyptian, he claims in a lawsuit. Higher-ups at Staten Island’s 123rd Precinct allegedly harangued Kappa Farid, 54, for his Arabic accent, called him “sand monkey,” refused to let him...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton: NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
03:13, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
14:39, 05/04/2019

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
23:13, 05/24/2019

Apple Is Selling Your iTunes Listening Data Despite Its Privacy Claims, a Lawsuit Alleges (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. was sued by customers who claim the company is unlawfully disclosing and selling information about people’s iTunes purchases as well as their personal data, contrary to the company’s promise in advertising t...
18:26, 05/25/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action targeting other tech giants in Silicon Valley....
19:13, 05/13/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted people under the legal smoking age....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
09:00, 06/23/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle lawsuit with Indian farmers over their use of patented Lays potatoes PepsiCo offered to settle its lawsuit against four Indian farmers over their cultivation of patented potato varieties.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Omarosa requests to join lawsuit alleging women were underpaid by the Trump campaign A former campaign staffer who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct and pay discrimination filed a motion Monday asking for a judge to allow others, including Omarosa Manigault Newman, to join her lawsuit, filed in February....
09:26, 05/14/2019

California files 50th lawsuit against Trump administration in case over union dues California on Monday filed its 50th lawsuit against the Trump administration in a case challenging a federal rule that bans states from deducting union dues from the paychecks of hundreds of thousands of workers who provide in-home care to low income...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee’s fatal December car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
21:39, 05/14/2019

Federal procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters with lawsuit Public Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists' names and other personal information to companies with government contracts....
21:39, 05/30/2019

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery....
12:39, 06/15/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo sexual assault lawsuit changes venues, accuser seeks $200 million Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a federal lawsuit over an alleged 2009 sexual assault in Las Vegas. The suit originally was filed in Nevada.        ...
10:52, 06/06/2019

Lawsuit: Ford hid Focus, Fiesta transmission problems — then blamed customers A class-action lawsuit representing 1.9 million Ford Fiesta and Focus owners has Ford on the hook for tens of millions if not billions in penalties.        ...
15:26, 05/09/2019

BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser 'drops lawsuit' against Juventus forward A WOMAN who accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her is understood to have dropped a lawsuit against the Juventus footballer, according to reports in the US....
09:26, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
00:39, 06/22/2019

McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement....
00:39, 05/03/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: lawsuit moved to federal court, says lawyer Woman has alleged star assaulted her in Las Vegas hotel roomLas Vegas police say their investigation is still openState case has been dropped so it can be refiled, says lawyerA state lawsuit filed last September in Nevada accusing Cristiano Ronaldo o...
22:00, 06/05/2019

New Jersey yearbook adviser reportedly files lawsuit over edited pro-Trump photos A high school teacher is reportedly fighting back against a New Jersey school district, claiming in a lawsuit Monday that she was made to “take the blame” for a 2017 controversy over edited yearbook photos that originally showed support for President...
02:52, 05/08/2019

Uber class action: taxi and hire-car drivers join lawsuit against company Uber defends service, saying governments across Australia have recognised the concept of ridesharingA class action filed on behalf of thousands of taxi and hire-car drivers against Uber alleges the global rideshare company operated illegally in Austr...
07:52, 05/03/2019

Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit with Michael Cohen, former lawyer Keith Davidson Adult film actor Stormy Daniels settled her lawsuit against her former lawyer that accused him of colluding with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer while representing her....
03:39, 05/18/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could ban abortion as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's...
08:39, 06/03/2019

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....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Tesla Autopilot Malfunction Caused Crash That Killed Apple Engineer, Lawsuit Alleges Apple engineer Walter Huang was driving his 2017 Tesla Model X on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, California, the morning of March 23, 2018, when the car steered left into a concrete median, killing Huang in the resulting crash.Read more......
03:39, 05/02/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
11:52, 05/25/2019

ISIS bride case: Muthana lawsuit should be dismissed, Trump administration lawyers argue The legal case turns on factual questions about when Ahmed Ali Muthana's diplomatic status ended – before or after his daughter was born.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Tomato fight: Cento Fine Foods faces lawsuit over authenticity of its San Marzano tomatoes A federal class action lawsuit alleges New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods' products are not "authentic" San Marzano tomatoes.        ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Black student robbed of salutatorian because district feared white flight, lawsuit alleges Mississippi student Olecia James' lawsuit claims the honor of salutatorian went to a white student whose grade score appeared to be lower than hers.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Johnny Depp Claims Amber Heard ''Painted-On Bruises'' as Defamation Lawsuit Escalates The war of words between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard continues to escalate. The Pirates of the Carribean star has submitted a lengthy declaration of support for his defamation......
08:39, 05/21/2019

Lawsuit claims racial bias led to alleged strip search of 12-year-old girls at NY school The school district has not yet responded to the lawsuit, but previously, they stated there was "no evidence" that strip searches were conducted.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
04:26, 05/21/2019

Huawei lawsuit: Chinese tech company asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional Huawei filed a motion in U.S. court Wednesday challenging a a law limiting its sales of telecom equipment, the latest in the ongoing class.        ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
02:52, 06/06/2019

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.        ...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Sony faces Australian Government lawsuit for 'illegal' PlayStation Store refund policy The nature of refunds on digital marketplaces has been an ongoing area of contention for some time now, as their global availability has lead them to, on occasion, come up against the local law of certain countries.Today, Sony has been accused by the...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department fund...
01:13, 05/24/2019

State attorneys general in U.S. plan lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal: sources At least 10 state attorneys general plan to file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, according to three sources familiar with the matter, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wi...
18:52, 06/11/2019

Scottie Pippen Adds Preschooler To Pending Tenant Lawsuit, Alleging Crayon Abuses Scottie Pippen has added a 5-year-old child to a tenant lawsuit alleging that Pippen’s Fort Lauderdale, Florida home was wrecked up and defiled by, among other things, chaotic crayon and marker scribblings....
04:52, 05/31/2019

Carnival Cruise Line wouldn't let passenger off ship after 'major' heart attack, lawsuit alleges The world's largest cruise operator is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment for a heart attack....
12:13, 06/13/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Universal Music fire: Soundgarden, Tupac Shakur estate and others file class-action lawsuit The lawsuit seeks compensation for the losses of the 2008 Universal Studios fire which allegedly destroyed more than 500,000 archived master audio recordings....
13:13, 06/25/2019

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Firefighter wins $3.8M lawsuit after station didn't provide space for pumping breast milk After a five-year legal battle, a jury sided with Carrie Clark. The mom said she faced workplace retaliation after she asked for a place to pump.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Carnival Cruise Lines faces lawsuit over use of Cuba port allegedly stolen by Castro regime Carnival Cruise Lines is using port facilities that were stolen when Cuban dictator Fidel Castro took power, a pair of Cuban Americans alleged Thursday in historic lawsuits....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Apple of 'Intentionally and Unlawfully' Sharing iTunes Listening Data A new class-action lawsuit claims that Apple is “intentionally and unlawfully” disclosing its customers’ iTunes listening data to third parties in violation of state privacy laws.Read more......
11:39, 05/27/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-stealing lawsuit, blames 'tweet-saming' in defending his writers Conan O’Brien’s team decided to settle a 2015 joke-stealing lawsuit this week. But in a lengthy yet witty op-ed published Thursday, O’Brien defended his writers’ innocence by explaining the honor code of comedy writers – next to murder there’s nothin...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker Last week, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of the...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Judge in Chicago dismisses lawsuit that seeks to stop Obama’s presidential center from being built in lakefront park CHICAGO (AP) — Judge in Chicago dismisses lawsuit that seeks to stop Obama’s presidential center from being built in lakefront park....
19:26, 06/11/2019

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refu...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Yes, the South Side Can Have Nice Things: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Thrown Wrench in Obama Library Plans A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a group of environmentalists’ efforts to stop the Obama Presidential Center from being built inside a public park on Chicago’s South Side....
08:00, 06/12/2019

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
20:00, 06/11/2019

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 Imm...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Don’t Call It Tex-Mex A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border....
14:47, 04/28/2019

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state LaCroix cans were BPA free. National Beverage deni...
02:00, 06/12/2019

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.        ...
18:26, 05/14/2019

Woman files lawsuit amid E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef, says she suffered kidney failure, seizures Melissa Carmicle is seeking damages in excess of $75,000 from K2D Foods, alleging that her kidneys began to fail, and that she began having seizures, as a result of E. coli infection....
14:49, 04/28/2019

5G Is Still a Tough Call Apple’s surprise decision to settle its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm confirms the importance of 5G technology, but consumer adoption will take years....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Well, Here's Another Type Of Call That Needs To Be Reviewable Now The Boston Bruins can’t be too bent out of shape about it, because they still ended up beating the Blue Jackets 4-1 to even the series at two-all. But they did get their shutout ruined by a goal that shouldn’t have counted, and now we have another vi...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Call a Beekeeper, Not an Exterminator The San Diego Padres probably didn’t earn themselves any new fans on Sunday when they opted to call an exterminator to rid the baseball field of a pesky bee swarm. But the act did outrage enough people to serve as a good public service reminder: Call...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Call me crazy! Here is why I am shunning 5G for 3G.... at least for now Today, the first 5G network has been switched on in a few cities across the UK and yet not only do I not plan to embrace it anytime soon, I've also taken the bewildering decision to move on to 3G.A few days ago, I was at an event in central Lond...
21:39, 05/30/2019

The Fiver | Don't call it a comeback Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Yesterday, 4.10pm The last line of the Fiver reads: BANNED UNDER A FORMER REGIME, THE ‘HOW WE WORK’ FIVER CAME PERILOUSLY CLOSE TO A COMEBACK Continue reading......
17:13, 05/21/2019

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07:00, 05/21/2019

Morning News Call - India, May 27 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05272019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
09:39, 05/27/2019

Now Car Dealerships Are Getting in on the Call Spoofing Game One of the more frustrating spam calling tricks is when telemarketers, scammers, and other characters “spoof” an outgoing number to make it seem like their calls are local. Now, car dealerships have joined the fray....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Morning News Call - India, May 17 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05172019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Morning News Call - India, May 28 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05282019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
08:52, 05/28/2019

Atari doesn’t want you to call its new VCS a “console” The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, heavi...
21:39, 06/13/2019

A Musical Prodigy? Sure, but Don’t Call Her ‘a New Mozart’ At 14, Alma Deutscher is preparing to play the solo parts at Carnegie Hall for the violin and piano concertos she composed herself, when she’s not writing her next opera or climbing a tree....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Sharks’ Vlasic wants NHL to apologize after non-call San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is hot and bothered after officials failed to make an icing call Sunday night, when the visiting Colorado Avalanche won 4-3 in Game 2 to even the second-round playoff series at 1-1....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven ...
08:13, 06/23/2019

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
18:00, 06/06/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
22:13, 05/04/2019

Morning News Call - India, May 23 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05232019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
08:00, 05/23/2019

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06:00, 05/02/2019

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07:26, 05/20/2019

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09:13, 05/31/2019

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07:52, 05/06/2019

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05:39, 05/24/2019

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05:52, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Rice Energy founder to drop lawsuit against energy producer EQT Toby Rice, the co-founder of Rice Energy, which was acquired by EQT Corp in 2017, said in a statement on Sunday he would drop his lawsuit against EQT after the U.S. oil and gas producer said it was not seeking to manipulate the outcome of his board c...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the family-friendly public image of Johnson & Johnson, ...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against FDA approval of Jacobus Pharma's drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co's drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease....
16:52, 06/12/2019

R. Kelly's lawyers say he can't read; judge reinstates civil sex abuse lawsuit Cook County Judge Moira Johnson reinstated the lawsuit Wednesday after R. Kelly's attorneys said he didn't respond because he couldn't read the documents.        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019