Lawsuits

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November 02, 2018 - 10:35 am
A federal judge in Boston is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans. Much of the spotlight has been on affluent Chinese-Americans with stellar academic scores who say the college rejects Asians in...
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Deborah Cox, the Ford County, Kansas, clerk, leaves the federal courthouse after a court hearing, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order Cox to open a second polling site in the southwest Kansas town of Dodge City after she moved the only one outside town. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
November 01, 2018 - 9:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City just days before the election is not in the public's interest because it would likely create more voter confusion, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree denied the motion by the...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait in Agoura Hills, Calif. Family members of Cornell are suing a doctor who they say overprescribed drugs to the rock singer, leading to his death. His widow Vicky Cornell is the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
November 01, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of Chris Cornell on Thursday sued a doctor they say overprescribed drugs to the rock singer, leading to his death. Cornell's widow, Vicky Cornell, and their children, Toni and Christopher, are plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a successful acting career as payback for refusing his advances. The accuser,...
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October 31, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struggled Wednesday over what to do about an $8.5 million class-action settlement involving Google and privacy concerns in which all the money went to lawyers and nonprofit groups but nothing was paid to 129 million people who used Google to perform internet...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal, during the Serie A soccer match between Empoli and Juventus at the Carlo Castellani stadium in Empoli, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (Fabio Muzzi/ANSA via AP)
October 29, 2018 - 10:27 am
PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him is affecting his personal life. Ronaldo, who has denied any wrongdoing, gave an interview to France Football magazine. Excerpts were distributed Monday, with the full interview expected to run in the French weekly magazine on...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks at a news conference in Dallas. Three years ago, criminal charges against Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril. But the Republican enters November's midterm elections favored to win a second a term while remaining under indictment. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
October 27, 2018 - 4:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril. He is still under indictment, having pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of securities fraud. But now the Republican is favored to win a second term in...
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October 26, 2018 - 1:43 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker has been sued by two constituents who argue their First Amendment rights are being violated because they've been banned from commenting on the state lawmaker's Facebook page. The suit against Rep. Jim Walsh, filed in U.S. District Court in Tacoma on...
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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gestures at the end of the Champions League group H soccer match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
October 25, 2018 - 11:45 am
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is standing by Cristiano Ronaldo as the soccer superstar faces an accusation of rape in the United States. Speaking at a club shareholders meeting, Agnelli says "when there are problems I tend to look people in the eyes, ask them the questions...
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October 23, 2018 - 7:48 pm
The family that owns a drug company is now being sued over the toll of opioid painkillers in one New York county — and it's likely to be sued by hundreds more. Well over 1,000 lawsuits filed by state and local governments blame drug companies for a crisis of addiction and overdoses across the...
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