Lawsuits

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo warms up prior to a soccer match against Udinese, in Udine, Italy. Ronaldo's new Las Vegas lawyer is calling documents cited in media reports about a woman's claim that he raped her in 2009 "complete fabrications," and says the encounter was consensual. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
October 11, 2018 - 10:06 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape challenged the international soccer star's legal team on Thursday to prove that documents cited in European media reports about their 2009 encounter in Las Vegas are false. Anything that proves that documents were...
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October 11, 2018 - 7:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he now remembers speaking with former senior White House adviser Steve Bannon in spring 2017 about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census. Government lawyers made the revelation in a Manhattan federal court document Thursday. The...
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FILE - In a March 14, 2018 file photo, Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler, accused in a lawsuit of sexually harassing one of his employees, speaks at a press conference, in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana has agreed to pay nearly $150,000 to end a sexual misconduct lawsuit against former Republican secretary of state Schedler, who resigned in May, the state’s highest public official felled by accusations during the #MeToo movement. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File)
October 11, 2018 - 6:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has agreed to pay nearly $150,000 to end a sexual misconduct lawsuit against a former Republican secretary of state who resigned in May, the state's highest public official felled by accusations during the #MeToo movement. Tom Schedler, who was Louisiana's chief...
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FILE - In this March 25, 1965 file photo, astronaut Virgil I. Grissom is reunited with his wife and sons at Cape Kennedy, Fla., after his three-orbit flight. From left: Scott (14), Mark (11), and Mrs. Betty Grissom. Betty Lavonne Grissom, the widow of astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom who successfully sued a NASA contractor after his death in the 1967 Apollo launch pad fire, has died. She was 91. Son Mark Grissom said Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 his mother had been in good health before her death Sunday at her Houston home. (AP Photo/pool, file)
October 10, 2018 - 3:10 pm
Betty Lavonne Grissom, who successfully sued a NASA contractor after her husband, Virgil "Gus" Grissom, and two other astronauts died in the 1967 Apollo launch pad fire, has died. She was 91. Mark Grissom, 63, said Wednesday that his mother had been in good health before her unexpected death Sunday...
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October 09, 2018 - 10:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh may face his first politically charged case after a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed about putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of...
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October 08, 2018 - 5:36 am
LONDON (AP) — A British court has blocked a suit against Google on allegations that it had collected personal data on some 4 million iPhone users Britain's High Court was ruling Monday on whether a mass legal action could proceed against the internet giant for allegedly collecting sensitive...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum poses for a photo at her office in Portland, Ore. Rosenblum, a Democrat who has joined more than a dozen lawsuits against the Trump administration, has concerns about Brett Kavanaugh's judicial temperament and his ability to independently weigh cases that may involve the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
October 07, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on the dozens of federal cases pitting the Trump administration against Democratic-leaning states, on issues including auto emission standards, immigration and a free-flowing internet. He lashed out against "left-wing...
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October 07, 2018 - 12:50 pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Residents and businesses affected by the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint are asking a judge to reinstate Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and other Michigan officials as defendants in a class-action lawsuit. Lawyers said Sunday that an amended complaint includes evidence not...
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Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Udinese and Juventus at the Dacia Arena Stadium, in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 06, 2018 - 5:12 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo asked his Juventus teammates to leave him alone. For all that he's embroiled in — accused of rape nine years ago — the soccer superstar wanted some space so he could celebrate his goal on Saturday all by himself in front of a TV camera. He leaped into the air...
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Juventus's forward Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates with his teammates Paulo Dybala, left, and Rodrigo Bentancur after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Juventus, at the Dacia Arena stadium in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018. (Stefano Lancia/Ansa via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's form doesn't appear affected by a lawsuit accusing him of rape. Ronaldo scored Juventus' second goal in a 2-0 win at Udinese to extend the Bianconeri's perfect start in Serie A on Saturday. Shortly before the break, Ronaldo blasted a powerful shot from 10...
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