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Trump's fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction....

Trump's fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

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Facebook's Libra Hits Extra Regulatory Roadblocks in Europe The European Union will introduce legislation aimed at preventing libra, Facebook’s proposed digital currency, from undermining Europe’s single currency and being used as a money-laundering tool—representing one of the toughest regulatory responses so far....
17:51, 2019-10-08

The Roadblocks to European Fintech Expansion “The US market is vast. There are a lot of consumers in the US that use outdated technologies, and from that perspective we see huge potential here [in the US],” announced Nicolas Kopp, US CEO of N26, during a panel at Netguru’s Disruption Forum. Over the past few years, the fintec...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
00:51, 2019-08-01

These are the biggest regulatory roadblocks holding up the global drone industry BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Drone technologies continue to improve at a rapid pace and are slowly pushing the unmanned aircraft t...
20:00, 2019-07-02

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
21:17, 2019-06-13

AFN chief says Canadians are divided on pipelines, energy policy Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde ended his two year boycott of the annual premiers meeting, but says he will keep pushing for a regular Indigenous voice at the table....
13:51, 2019-07-10

New U.S. pipelines poised to start price war for shale shippers The operators of two new pipelines in West Texas shale fields are offering discounted prices to attract shippers accustomed to high fees to move oil to export hubs, according to the pipeline companies and federal filings....
22:51, 2019-08-08

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Mexico reaches deal with firms over pipelines dispute-sources Mexico's government has reached a deal with several infrastructure companies over a dispute surrounding contracts for gas pipelines issued under the previous administration, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Dave Graham)...
16:00, 2019-08-27

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:51, 2019-06-21

Energy Transfer cuts spot rates on Permian Express oil pipelines Energy Transfer LP cut some spot rates on the Permian Express 2 and 3 crude pipelines from Midland, Colorado City and Garden City in Texas to Nederland and Sour Lake in Texas, according to a regulatory filing on Friday:...
23:34, 2019-08-30

Elizabeth May says Greens wouldn’t prop up minority government that supports pipelines That includes any party that promotes fossil fuel projects such as the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline, party leader Elizabeth May told a news conference in Montreal Thursday....
02:00, 2019-09-27

Aging Enbridge oil pipelines face setbacks over fears of Great Lakes spills WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, June 9 (Reuters) - F ears about oil spills into the Great Lakes from two aging U.S. pipelines have flared, raising doubts about their future and creating fresh headaches for operator Enbridge Inc and the Canadian energy sector....
19:17, 2019-06-09

Trump administration moves to limit state powers to block pipelines, terminals The Trump administration on Friday unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, part of the Trump administration's effort to boost domestic oil, gas and coal development....
03:34, 2019-08-10

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18:34, 2019-06-10

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to entertain.A few years previously our guest had suggest...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House jewelry ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
01:17, 2019-07-13

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
13:51, 2019-08-08

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
13:00, 2019-06-01

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
07:51, 2019-06-22

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the first day of Trump’s visit to the country, a pomp-lade...
03:17, 2019-06-04

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
02:51, 2019-06-04

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
06:51, 2019-07-08

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
19:34, 2019-08-07

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
02:34, 2019-09-19

USA coach refuses to bite after '15 Donald Trumps' remark by Eddie Jones ‘Pressure will be on England,’ says Gary Gold Eagles set to make tournament debut on Thursday Gary Gold described England as a side with no detectable weaknesses but is confident his side will expose a few when they become the final team to debut in the tournament on Thursday night at the Kobe Misak...
08:34, 2019-09-25

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
16:34, 2019-05-25

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
00:00, 2019-06-30

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
12:51, 2019-08-21

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:51, 2019-05-27

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
06:51, 2019-06-07

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night for only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
01:34, 2019-09-21

Billy Gilmour thriving on Frank Lampard trust as Chelsea youngsters come up trumps in Carabao Cup Frank Lampard's early Chelsea reign has been defined by his devotion to youth so it was fitting that the stars of the future took centre stage as he claimed a first win at Stamford Bridge since his return to the club....
13:17, 2019-09-26

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Blackmon became the first Rockies player to have three ...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

How to Find Out If Your Airbnb Is Legal In January, the city of New York filed a $21 million lawsuit against a ring of real estate brokers illegally renting out properties in the city to over 75,000 guests on Airbnb. In Barcelona, Spain, the government has shut down more than 2,000 listings and warned tourists to check the legality of the...
15:51, 2019-07-05

Some CBD extracts are totally legal, DEA confirms Enlarge / A marijuana leaf. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The US Drug Enforcement Administration cleared the air around cannabis Monday, reaffirming its plans to expand cannabis research and confirming that some products containing the popular cannabis-derived component cannabidiol (CBD) are now leg...
00:17, 2019-08-27

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will cost considerably less than the BT62....
04:17, 2019-05-29

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach speeds up 25mph, which makes them dangerous on wal...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Sex work is legal here. But only if you register with the police Due to the stigma associated with sex work in Senegal, the women CNN interviewed asked that their identities be protected. They are identified using pseudonyms....
03:34, 2019-09-21

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
06:34, 2019-08-17

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Duped by a Robocall From Overseas? It Was Legal The FCC will vote Thursday on extending a ban on faking caller information for malicious purposes—which currently applies only to calls originating in the U.S.—to calls coming from abroad....
14:00, 2019-08-01

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more clearly than the water pi...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
04:34, 2019-05-29

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-05-29

Neymar revisits Barcelona, but only for a legal dispute "Barcelona spent much of the close season trying to bring Neymar back to the club two years after he left to join Paris St Germain but on Friday the Brazilian\u0027s attempts to negotiate with his old side ended in mutual recriminations."...
22:34, 2019-09-27

Agent: Teams interested in AB, want legal info Antonio Brown's agents says he has had communication with interested teams, but people around the league believe that until the NFL's investigation into Brown is resolved, a deal is not likely to happen, a source told ESPN....
06:00, 2019-09-22

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won’t disclose the property they own or the amo...
12:51, 2019-06-10

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single driver, but rather the very legality of Surge Pricing, Uber’s flagship feature that adjusts the price...
06:17, 2019-09-20

The rights to Ms. Pac-Man are caught up in a messy legal battle Enlarge / This AtGames prototype cabinet is at the heart of a legal battle over the rights to Ms. Pac-Man. (credit: Bandai Namco court filing) The complicated rights situation behind Ms. Pac-Man is at the heart of a legal battle between Bandai Namco—which owns the Ms. Pac-Man trademark and copyrig...
05:17, 2019-09-28

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Bury consider legal action against EFL over club’s expulsion • Club say EFL ignored deadline to explain its decision• Bury insist three viable bids arrived before TuesdayRepresentatives of Bury are considering legal action against the English Football League following the club’s expulsion on Tuesday, having failed to receive a response from the league to a li...
01:00, 2019-08-31

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon dropped nearly two-thirds. Alaska’s registry ...
08:17, 2019-06-11

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
05:17, 2019-07-14

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will never give up,” Bruno Le Maire told the Guardian in a...
01:51, 2019-07-17

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
05:51, 2019-06-15

From eco benefits to legal status: everything you need to know about wearing hemp Forget rigid, dust-coloured sacks – an increasing number of fashion brands are incorporating ‘marijuana’s cousin’ into their designs thanks to its sustainability credentialsHemp could be an answer to the fashion industry’s repeated calls for sustainable materials – but is its reputation holding it b...
04:51, 2019-10-03

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
20:17, 2019-06-16

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism came after days of fruitless negotiations that st...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
09:51, 2019-06-19

Qualcomm Faces Legal, Chinese Headwinds Qualcomm is poised to report a year-over-year revenue slump and lower earnings. Investors will look for updates on the chip maker’s Federal Trade Commission case, China trade and 5G phones....
18:51, 2019-07-31

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
00:00, 2019-06-21

He Wouldn’t Use Transgender Pronouns. It Became a U.K Legal Battle. A British agency employee said he would not address clients by their preference. A tribunal found his stance to be “incompatible with human dignity.”...
04:34, 2019-10-04

Topshop's US landlords withdraw legal challenge Topshop owner Arcadia's restructuring plans are back on track, after the landlord of its flagship stores in New York withdrew its legal challenge to the process....
23:00, 2019-08-27

Elizabeth Warren Proposes a Big New Tax on Lobbyists. But Is It Legal? As part of a broad-ranging set of plans meant to address government corruption, Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposed a new tax on lobbying on Wednesday, meant to discourage major corporations from spending more than $500,000 to lobby the government. But law experts say any plan to tax lobbying would almos...
14:00, 2019-10-03

EU holds off on legal action against Italy over debt EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says Italy has answered concerns about its high debt and that Brussels believes it is no longer necessary to launch legal action...
15:51, 2019-07-03

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
12:34, 2019-07-08

Renault F1's Ricciardo subject to £10m legal claim from ex-advisor Daniel Ricciardo's former advisor is claiming more than £10million over alleged unpaid commissions relating to the Renault Formula 1 driver's contract...
17:00, 2019-07-22

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week....
01:34, 2019-07-23

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
08:51, 2019-06-24

Uber faces uphill legal fight against California law Uber's announcement that it would continue to classify its California drivers as contractors despite new state legislation classifying the workers as employees drew scoffs from labor law experts....
13:17, 2019-09-13

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the International Criminal Court to take the case....
03:51, 2019-06-03

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
02:34, 2019-06-03

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to a new lawsuit. Cynthia Taylor, 57 — who star...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said on Mo...
17:17, 2019-07-08

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said on Monday....
14:34, 2019-07-22

Ford will sell a $1.2 million supercar that won't be street-legal Ford will sell an even faster, even more powerful version of its Ford GT supercar for $1.2 million. But only 45 will be built, the automaker announced Thursday, and it won't be legal to drive them on public roads....
17:51, 2019-07-04

Snack sales jump in states where weed is legal Legal weed is apparently prompting an epidemic of the munchies in states that sell recreational cannabis, with stoners there gobbling up more candy and snacks than people who live where it remains against the law. Recent Nielsen data revealed that sales of salty and sweet snacks jumped over the year...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now faces a count of insurance fraud, punishable by u...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Euthanasia and assisted dying rates are soaring. But where are they legal? It is available in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions – but not the UK, where it remains outlawed“The main difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide is who performs the final, fatal act,” said Richard Huxtable, professor of medical ethics and law at the University of Bristol. C...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Hitler's birthplace: Legal battle finally ends Austria's government has ended its long disagreement with the building's owner over compensation. The building is now set to be completely altered from its former appearance....
11:00, 2019-08-06

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:51, 2019-06-05

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
02:51, 2019-08-18

PM braced for result of legal challenge to parliament suspension A judgement in one of several legal challenges against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend parliament is due later, as the prime minister comes towards the end of a bruising week....
08:00, 2019-09-06

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
11:51, 2019-08-23

Campaigner loses legal battle over Johnson's EU bus claim A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take his fight to the Supreme Court....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar 2022 World Cup....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection between the rate of opioid overdose deaths and a ...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Thirteen U.S. states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
03:51, 2019-09-13

Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole Even though it looked like a rifle, the gun used in the Dayton shooting was likely classified as a pistol – legally skirting laws regarding short-barreled rifles.        ...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
06:34, 2019-09-14

EU legal expert says online defamation enforceable worldwide A top EU legal adviser says social media networks like Facebook could be ordered to take down anywhere in the world any text, photo or other material that a court judges to be defamatory...
14:17, 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein's final days -- and the legal cases that won’t die with him In the final days of Jeffrey Epstein’s life, the high-flying financier who had once counted royalty and presidents among his friends was largely flying under the radar, communicating little from his eight-foot-square cell in a New York federal lockup....
21:51, 2019-08-12

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein's final days – and the legal cases that won’t die with him In the final days of Jeffrey Epstein’s life, the high-flying financier who had once counted royalty and presidents among his friends was largely flying under the radar, communicating little from his eight-foot-square cell in a New York federal lockup....
22:51, 2019-08-12

Stepsister wins legal battle over which parent died first Entitlement to co-owned estate depended on sequence of John and Marjorie Scarle’s deathsAn extraordinary inheritance dispute between two stepsisters has been resolved after the high court ruled it could not prove, despite pathology reports, which of their parents died first.John Scarle, 79, and his ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Fracking protesters 'priced out' of Cuadrilla legal challenge Judge denies costs protection over injunction restricting protests at Lancashire siteAn environmental group has been forced to withdraw its legal challenge to a wide-ranging injunction by the fracking firm Cuadrilla after being “priced out of court”.Three fracking protesters are facing court action ...
02:00, 2019-09-02

Gearbox And Former Lawyer Agree To End Their Bitter Legal Battle The messy legal battle in which Gearbox Software and its CEO Randy Pitchford have been embroiled with the company’s former lawyer Wade Callender for almost a year has come to an end, with both sides agreeing to apologize, drop the matter, and never speak of it again....
21:34, 2019-10-03

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to disclose a public record. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters this week that freelancer Bryan Carmody conspired to steal a confiden...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Families in canceled NYC wedding drama end legal feud You may now kiss-off the bride! The years-long legal battle over a canceled big-bucks Manhattan wedding has finally reached a resolution. Bradley Moss of Long Island and Amy Bzura of New Jersey were all set for a lavish, $378,000 wedding at the Pierre Hotel when the groom’s parents put the kibosh on...
04:17, 2019-09-29

Cuomo: Mobile sports betting could be legal by next month Mobile sports betting could be poised for a 9th-inning win in New York, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying Tuesday that state legislators could approve wagering before the session ends next month — despite long saying that it could take years because of legal hurdles. “It’s possible,” C...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
08:17, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Business group may take legal action vs tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it’s looking into possible legal action to block President Donald Trump from imposing a 5% tariff on imports from Mexico if t...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Attorney for pizza guy detained by ICE sues Legal Aid Society A former Legal Aid Society lawyer who helped secure the freedom of a pizza-delivering Ecuadorian immigrant detained by ICE is suing her ex-employers — claiming she was fired after requesting an investigation into an unethical boss. Sarah Gillman, who narrowly helped Pablo Villavicencio avoid deporta...
02:00, 2019-10-09

VW faces Germany's largest-ever legal claim for Dieselgate Proceedings begin on group civil action with more than 400,000 owners reported to be claiming compensation from Volkswagen Proceedings in the largest legal claim in German history begin against Volkswagen today in relation to the Dieselgate scandal, with owners seeking compensation for either bein...
23:51, 2019-09-30

EU still awaits 'legal and operational' Brexit ideas from UK: Barnier The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday that Britain had yet to provide "legal and operational" proposals that could break the Brexit impasse....
09:51, 2019-09-26

Legal action by players should be the next step for online abuse | Eni Aluko If stadiums begin to be closed because of racist chanting, that could bring about the end of abuse for players in grounds at leastAt the end of last week the bookmaker Paddy Power published a tweet which contrasted the £10,000 fine given by the Football Association to Millwall in August for their fa...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Legal Team Says It Represents a Second Whistle-Blower Over Trump and Ukraine The new whistle-blower, who is said to have firsthand knowledge of the president’s dealings, has been interviewed by the intelligence community’s inspector general’s office....
22:34, 2019-10-06

Begum lawyer says legal ploy could stop her return to Britain Citizenship appeal for UK Isis teenager being ‘deliberately delayed’Shamima Begum’s attempt to overturn the decision to revoke her UK citizenship is being deliberately delayed, according to her lawyers, to give police time to charge the former Islamic State member with a terrorism offence.Almost six...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
13:17, 2019-06-06

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-possession misdemeanors and reduces fines for pot pos...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to not make public certain information contained in the record of the country's corruption watchdog because it was obtained unlawfully, the Presidency said on Saturday....
08:34, 2019-08-11

New Trump rule would target legal immigrants who get public assistance U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that would limit legal immigration by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
18:34, 2019-08-12

Ultima unveils road-legal 1200bhp V8-powered RS supercar British firm's fastest model yet packs Chevrolet V8 and Porsche gearbox, with a claimed 250mph-plus top speed Leicester-based sports car manufacturer Ultima has revealed the new RS supercar, its fastest road-legal model yet and featuring up to 1200bhp. Based on the firm’s limited-run Evolution, the...
14:51, 2019-06-10

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
00:51, 2019-08-13

Hammond takes legal advice on Johnson's 'purge' of 21 Tory MPs Philip Hammond has revealed he is taking legal advice on Boris Johnson's decision to throw him and 20 other Tory MPs out of the party for trying to avoid a no-deal Brexit....
03:34, 2019-09-08

Sportsman who bit head off live chicken faces legal action Animal rights activists say video of Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde is sickeningAnimal rights campaigners say they will sue a sporting champion for animal cruelty after he was filmed biting the head off a live cockerel during a dinner with friends.The Brigitte Bardot foundation said the actio...
01:51, 2019-08-13

U.K. lawmakers prepare legal action to enforce Brexit delay An opposition bill which would force Johnson to ask the European Union for an extension to Britain's departure to avoid an Oct. 31 exit without a transition deal was approved by parliament's appointed upper chamber, the House of Lords, on Friday....
17:00, 2019-09-07

High court rejects legal challenge over UK suspension of Parliament The High Court of England has said Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament is lawful. A similar legal challenge is also being heard in Northern Ireland....
18:00, 2019-09-06

California boat fire to put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability by invoking a 19th-century law that has shielded vessel owners from costly disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
06:00, 2019-06-19

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
06:34, 2019-06-06

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
22:17, 2019-06-20

Mexico vows to take legal action against U.S. after deadly El Paso shooting Mexico on Sunday threatened to take legal action against the United States for failing to protect its citizens after this weekend’s mass shooting in the border city of El Paso. Of the 20 people gunned down at a Walmart at the Cielo Vista Mall, at least three were Mexican citizens, and Foreign ...
16:17, 2019-08-05

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
03:51, 2019-06-20

Trump firm 'refusing to pay' legal bill for windfarm case Scottish government says US president’s company has not accepted bill of tens of thousands of poundsDonald Trump’s family firm is refusing to accept a legal bill worth tens of thousands of pounds after he lost a lengthy court battle against a windfarm near his Aberdeenshire golf course, according to...
21:51, 2019-10-08

A legal loophole is setting accused military rapists free The tension and anticipation were palpable as the three women, victims of sexual assault, gathered for the first time. But then, their anxiety gave way to a sense of relief and familiarity....
01:00, 2019-10-08

A timeline of Antonio Brown's lawsuits and legal problems USA TODAY Sports tracks New England Patriots WR Antonio Brown's legal incidents off the field in the past year via lawsuits and public record.       ...
18:51, 2019-09-11

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn...
00:17, 2019-06-05

New Jersey wins legal challenge to PennEast natgas pipeline A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday barred PennEast Pipeline Co from using a federal law to seize properties controlled by the state of New Jersey in order to build a proposed $1 billion natural gas pipeline....
10:00, 2019-09-11

City, county leaders to vote on raising legal age to buy tobacco PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – County and city leaders are set to vote Tuesday on raising the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 in Pima County. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The initiative is called Tobacco...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Video: Renault F1 driver Ricciardo's £10m legal battle explained Daniel Ricciardo faces a £10m lawsuit from his former advisor Glenn Beavis, who claims he is owed commission for his involvement in Ricciardo's move to the Renault Formula 1 team...
14:17, 2019-08-04

Rudy Giuliani Seems to Think Any Paper You Grab off the Printer Is Legal Document Rudy Giuliani’s brain must be melting as he had not one but two meltdowns in an interview with his hometown favorite network, Fox News. In an interview on Sunday morning, Giuliani defended his role in the growing impeachment scandal by holding up printouts of a rightwing site and calling them “affid...
07:34, 2019-10-07

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020 A key act passed by the state legislature is now in effect, and that means the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy is in a position to complete final adoption of marijuana rules....
08:34, 2019-10-07

California boat fire may put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California killing 34 people, may seek to limit its liability by invoking a 19th Century law that has shielded vessel owners from costly disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic....
13:34, 2019-09-06

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us Inc, to crack down on unwanted robocalls, according ...
19:17, 2019-08-22

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Lance Armstrong: 'It wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' ‘We did what we had to do to win,’ says 47-year-oldInterview with former cyclist to be aired next weekFormer cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an in...
05:34, 2019-05-24

CITES: Elephant ivory ban upheld, but legal loopholes remain The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly mammoth could help protect the endangered animals....
14:51, 2019-08-23

A Last Ditch Legal Effort to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Has Failed A new president is looking more and more like advocates’ only way of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Nebraska Supreme Court approved the pipeline route that cuts through the state, which environmental advocates argued was illegal.Read more......
22:51, 2019-08-23

Why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein's estate The wealthy financier's last will and testament, dated Aug. 8, indicates he held more than $577 million in assets. Attorneys predict a lengthy legal battle will follow....
18:17, 2019-08-24

Netanyahu faces new legal battle -- just as his political hopes fade Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's legal and political problems collided Wednesday morning, with the Israeli leader's hopes of forming a government slipping away as pre-indictment hearings in his ongoing corruption probes began....
12:34, 2019-10-03

Facebook Suffers Legal Blow in EU Court Over Hate Speech Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU's top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide....
03:34, 2019-10-04

Here's why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein's estate The wealthy financier's last will and testament, dated Aug. 8, indicates he held more than $577 million in assets. Attorneys predict a lengthy legal battle will follow....
02:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
12:34, 2019-06-13

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
21:51, 2019-06-11

Green's Arcadia resolves legal objections to restructuring plan Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Tuesday it could now push ahead with its restructuring plan after two U.S. landlords dropped their opposition to the planned Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA)....
13:00, 2019-08-27

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
16:00, 2019-06-12

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that “we stand ready to take into account any ne...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close ally of President Donald Trump after his wife, who ...
11:17, 2019-06-14

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to rule on the scope of the right to bear arms....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure compliance and be onboarded more quickly....
10:00, 2019-09-06

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law tha...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
10:17, 2019-08-14

British Land mounts legal bid to derail Monsoon rescue The FTSE 100 property company British Land is pursuing a legal challenge against a rescue restructuring of Monsoon Accessorize, the latest in a series of battles between high street landlords and struggling retailers....
20:34, 2019-09-05

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s been conditionally released....
15:34, 2019-06-15

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
17:17, 2019-06-09

Ukraine has taken no legal action against Burisma people so far: prosecutor's office Ukraine's top prosecutor's office said on Friday that no legal action has been taken so far against people linked to the gas company Burisma, where former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's son served on the board until earlier this year....
15:51, 2019-10-04

Jeffrey Epstein Raked In $200 Million After Legal and Financial Crises A guilty plea and the recession dented Mr. Epstein’s wealth and reputation in 2008. But the financier bounced back in a big way in the Virgin Islands....
04:34, 2019-10-04

Centre Issued Notice Over Plea To Equalise Legal Age Of Marriage The Delhi High Court today sought response from the Centre on a public interest litigation seeking that the legal age of marriage for men and women be equalised....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Assam To Give Legal Aid To Underprivileged People Excluded From NRC List The Assam government will provide legal aid to underprivileged people who have been excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens or NRC, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs....
09:51, 2019-09-03

Legal Tussle Prevents $2.5 Billion Gas Pipeline to Mexico From Opening Mexico’s state-owned power utility is seeking nearly $900 million from delays in construction of a $2.5 billion natural-gas pipeline from Texas, preventing the finished project from opening despite energy shortages in some parts of the country....
21:00, 2019-08-19

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The consultancy Hanway Associates aims to bring North ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Facebook’s new legal team scores early victory in war against fraud A new Facebook initiative to fight fraudulent app developers and advertisers in federal court notched an early victory this month, when the tech giant reached a settlement with a New Zealand company that had peddled fake likes on Instagram....
04:17, 2019-10-03

Man considering legal action after Starbucks employee labels drink 'Isis' Niquel Johnson said when he ordered at a Philadelphia store he gave his Islamic name, AzizA Philadelphia man has said he is considering legal action against Starbucks after an employee asked for his name to label his drink but ended up writing the title of the Islamic State.Niquel Johnson, 40, told ...
03:51, 2019-09-02

If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. How great would it be to have a street version of the racing version of the sporty version of a luxury car? Very great is my answer. ...
07:17, 2019-06-12

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
16:17, 2019-06-21

Kesha Suffers Another Legal Setback in Dr. Luke Defamation Lawsuit Kesha is facing yet another setback in her attempt to void her contract with Dr. Luke. The New York Court of Appeals 1st Department confirms to E! News: "On the 26th of September, she......
04:17, 2019-10-11

| Artists refusing to make gay wedding invitations win US legal battle Two Arizona artists who refused to create invitations to same-sex weddings due to their Christian beliefs were within their legal rights, the US state's top court has ruled....
16:51, 2019-09-17

Legal & General to sell annuities to Prudential pensions savers British insurer Legal & General will offer annuities to Prudential pension savers in a deal it expects will increase its 2020 annuity sales by 15%, L&G said on Friday....
11:34, 2019-09-20

The legal collectives that help German football fans fight their case Match-going fans in Germany used to stand alone against authorities if they had a brush with the law. But with relations between fans and police 'in a bad place' legal collectives have been set up to help supporters....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Legal eagles at Mishcon plot bumper City float Mishcon de Reya, one of London's most prominent law firms, has kicked off secret preparations for a flotation or stake sale that would value it at several hundred million pounds....
18:51, 2019-07-20

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian God Whips Up A Sand Storm Of Legal Battles On July 4th, Christie’s auction house in London will sell a rare 3,000 years old, , statue of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s head, portrayed as the god Amun, which according to Christie’s listing “exudes strength and serenity”.  ...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Daniel Ricciardo and ex-advisor settle £10million legal dispute Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has settled his legal dispute with former advisor Glenn Beavis, which will avoid the £10million claim needing to go to court...
18:51, 2019-10-10

U.S. says revamping census legal team is justified: Maryland filing The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday rejected the contention that replacing its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census was unjustified or prejudices the case....
17:51, 2019-07-10

Bayer, Battling Roundup Legal Claims, to Sell Dr. Scholl's Bayer, the German pharmaceuticals and chemicals group battling legal claims over its Roundup herbicide, will sell its Dr. Scholl’s foot-care business to Yellow Wood Partners for $585 million....
21:00, 2019-07-22

Fast broadband roll-out held up by legal requirement on landlords Thousands of central London residents are being "locked out" of the quickest broadband by a legal requirement for landlords to give permission before fibre can be installed....
20:00, 2019-09-27

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, June 4, 2019, on 11 criminal charges related to his...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Rugby World Cup storm row blows up as Scotland consider legal action It is still unclear whether Sunday's vital Pool A clash between hosts Japan and Scotland will become the third World Cup match to fall foul of Typhoon Hagibis, which is hurtling towards Tokyo, but both sides today named their teams and declared their desperation for the match to go ahead as schedule...
15:51, 2019-10-11

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Trump says former Rep. Trey Gowdy can't join his legal team until January Gowdy was fired as a contributor to Fox News, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC on Wednesday before Trump's lawyer announced the legal team addition....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Judge rules NRA doesn’t have to pay Oliver North’s legal bills The National Rifle Association won a round in its ongoing dispute with former president Oliver North when a judge ruled Thursday the gun group doesn’t have to foot the bill for his legal fees. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joel Cohen said after issuing the ruling, “In a nutshell with the fac...
01:17, 2019-10-11

Ed Buck case may pose challenge for prosecutors, legal analyst says Prosecutors assigned to the case of Ed Buck, the Democratic megadonor who was arrested Tuesday after a third man overdosed inside his Hollywood home, may face hurdles in court due to the key witness’ credibility, a legal analyst said....
11:34, 2019-09-19

Philadelphia preparing for first-in-nation supervised injection site after legal win A recent ruling could clear the way for Philadelphia to have the first supervised injection site in the nation -- much to the chagrin of the federal government....
08:51, 2019-10-11

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Antonio Brown clears one legal hurdle in trainer accusations New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. Britney Taylor is bringing a civil lawsuit against Brown for an alleged incident in June 2017. “Our offi...
23:34, 2019-09-18

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Legal setback for Trump administration plan to speed some deportations A federal judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security to set aside a plan that would make more people vulnerable to expedited deportation until a court can rule on the matter....
18:51, 2019-09-28

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
02:51, 2019-06-03

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says company director Andreas Zielke. It’s small, relatively cheap and, most importantly, road-legal, making it...
22:34, 2019-07-04

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Road legal Radical Rapture track car launched at Goodwood News 4 Jul, 2019 The British track car manufacturer has launched the Radical Rapture, a new street legal sports car with engine from the old Ford Focus RS...
23:51, 2019-07-04

Massive jury award against J&J highlights risks of its legal strategy A jury award that hit Johnson & Johnson with $8 billion in punitive damages for a case involving its anti-psychotic drug Risperdal highlights the risks of the drugmaker's all-or-nothing legal strategy, several legal experts told Reuters on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-10-10

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission opened an investigation, and the carriers promised to...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump has no plans to add legal firepower for impeachment fight: lawyer President Donald Trump has no plans to add fresh blood to his legal team to respond to the fast-moving U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, one of his lawyers said, a stance some legal experts questioned, especially if the showdown culminates in a Senate trial over removing Trump from ...
06:17, 2019-09-30

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-related cases, including President Trump’s push to have a citizenship question added to next year’s survey. Agency officials confirmed the move...
10:00, 2019-07-08

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Iran says legal steps for British tanker release completed An Iranian government spokesman said on Monday that all legal steps had been completed for the release of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero but that he did not know when the vessel would be released, Iranian media reported....
12:17, 2019-09-23

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
14:51, 2019-05-28

Mexican activists take to streets demanding safe, legal abortions Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions, many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America....
06:51, 2019-09-29

Qualcomm's Results Muddled by Smartphone Slump, Legal Woes Qualcomm reported a 12.5% slump in adjusted revenue in its latest quarter, as it was beset by a fall in smartphone sales while also grappling with legal uncertainty from an adverse ruling in a landmark antitrust case....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Reserve our banking system for legal businesses, including marijuana Coloradans know better than most that the legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion in recent years. In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Since then, the District of Columbia and nine additional states ...
07:51, 2019-09-30

| Neymar, Barcelona legal battle goes to court after talks collapse Lawyers for Brazilian footballer Neymar and Spanish champions Barcelona failed Friday in their bid to avert a multi-million-dollar court battle over a tangled contact dispute....
17:00, 2019-09-27

Vivendi set to widen legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy: sources Vivendi is taking steps to widen its legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy, in a move that indicates the French media group has not liquidated its stake in the Italian broadcaster, two sources close to the matter said....
22:51, 2019-09-22

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the council over a programme to fell thousands of street trees are taking legal advice to get their convictions quashed.The move follows a 15-month investigat...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Vivendi set to widen legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy-sources Vivendi is taking steps to widen its legal battle against Mediaset beyond Italy, in a move that indicates the French media group has not liquidated its stake in the Italian broadcaster, two sources close to the matter said....
21:51, 2019-09-22

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Youngsters Shunning Legal Profession A Colossal Damage: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday observed youngsters are reluctant to join the legal profession due to "scary career prospects and uncertain future", which he said is a "colossal damage"......
03:51, 2019-08-19

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
03:51, 2019-08-19

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
01:00, 2019-06-15

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
00:00, 2019-07-06

Amber Portwood Arrested for Domestic Battery: See Her Many Legal Scandals Through the Years Amber Portwood is no stranger to controversy. After her rapid rise to fame on Teen Mom, the star quickly became the subject of headlines with her antics. Her run-ins with the law began in......
05:00, 2019-07-06

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
19:34, 2019-06-11

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
09:34, 2019-07-08

Latest legal fight to end Affordable Care Act lands in U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court will hear arguments from 18 states and the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday in a case that has the potential to derail the Affordable Care Act, nearly a decade after it came into force....
13:34, 2019-07-09

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Scotland weigh up legal action as war of words with World Rugby intensifies • SRU ready to challenge decision if Japan game called off• World Rugby calls SRU reaction ‘disappointing’Scotland will consider legal action against the World Cup organisers if their match against Japan in Yokohama on Sunday is called off and not rescheduled for Monday.But that sparked an angry res...
22:17, 2019-10-11

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Audible forced to defend the legal difference between audiobook transcripts and, uh, "books" Today, in the exciting world of niche legal battles over publishing giant turf wars: Amazon-owned Audible is being sued by a number of major publishers over its decision to include auto-captioning services with some portions of its library of audiobooks. And honestly, we love this sort of shit, beca...
23:51, 2019-08-24

Facebook Suffers Legal Blow In European Union Over Hate Speech Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU's top court, which said that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide....
20:34, 2019-10-03

Globalfoundries Launches Legal Battle Against Taiwan Semiconductor, Also Targets Manufacturers Chip maker Globalfoundries has launched a legal attack on several fronts against larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor, including a request that the U.S. government impose an import ban that could hit items such as iPhones, Lenovo laptops and other electronic devices....
01:17, 2019-08-27

| Frenchman at heart of legal dispute dies after life support ends A Frenchman at the centre of a bitter right-to-die legal feud that has raged for a decade passed away in hospital on Thursday after doctors removed his life support, his family said....
08:17, 2019-07-12

Mexico court rules recreational cocaine use legal in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing the case told DW it is a step toward ending the "war on drugs."...
02:51, 2019-08-21

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Kolkata Man Sends Legal Notice To Producers Of Film On 'Gumnami Baba' A day after the teaser release of acclaimed Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's latest venture 'Gumnaami', based on the recluse 'Gumnami Baba', who many believed was the freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra......
17:34, 2019-08-16

French carmaker Peugeot to seek European company legal status French carmaker Peugeot said it would be looking to take up the formal legal status of being a European company, which it said would better reflect the business and the integration of the Opel/Vauxhall businesses....
17:51, 2019-07-23

Why can some people cure a cannabis vomiting syndrome by switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
12:51, 2019-08-09

Bhim Army To Give Free Legal Aid To Families Of 10 Killed In Sonbhadra The Bhim Army said on Tuesday that it will provide free legal aid to the families of 10 tribals who were killed in the Sonbhadra massacre in Uttar Pradesh....
09:17, 2019-07-24

Trump's new asylum border rule clears initial legal hurdle The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back an initial legal challenge to a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexican border when a federal judge in Washington rejected a request to block it....
18:34, 2019-07-24

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Australia Court Rules Sperm Donor Be Recognised As Legal Father A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday. The court said because the man was......
14:51, 2019-06-19

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
21:17, 2019-08-07

Is it legal to require adult supervision of children at a condo swimming pool? Pool management company wants to prevent kids without an adult companion from swimming, but communities should be wary of rules that limit conduct of a particular age group....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Fox News terminates Trey Gowdy as he joins Trump's legal team Former Rep. Trey Gowdy was fired as a Fox News contributor, a spokesperson for the network told CNBC on Wednesday, as he joins President Donald Trump's outside counsel amid an impeachment inquiry into the president....
04:17, 2019-10-10

Scotland seeks legal advice as typhoon threatens World Cup progress Scottish rugby officials have sought legal advice on whether its crucial Rugby World Cup clash with host Japan can be canceled because of the threat of Typhoon Hagibis....
13:51, 2019-10-11

The Ford Shelby GT500 is the most powerful street-legal Mustang ever — here's a closer look (F) Ford The 760-horsepower Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang is the most powerful street machine the car maker has ever built. Its powertrain is derived from both the Le Mans-winning Ford GT supercar and Ford's GT4 racers. In a first, the GT500 will have a dual-clutch, seven-speed transmission when it goes on...
00:51, 2019-08-06

Mexico to pursue legal action after seven citizens killed in El Paso shooting Foreign minister described the shooting as ‘an act of terrorism’ against Mexican-Americans and Mexican nationals in the US Mexico has promised to explore pursuing terrorism charges in the US legal system over the shooting in El Paso, Texas, which claimed the lives of seven Mexican citizens and left ...
10:00, 2019-08-05

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come too late for five men scheduled to die starting in ...
21:00, 2019-07-31

After El Paso shooting, Mexico to take legal actions to protect Mexicans in U.S. -official Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that Mexico will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States, following a shooting in El Paso, Texas, that left 20 dead, including three Mexicans....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Parents are exploiting this legal loophole to get their kids more need-based college financial aid Some parents are exploiting a legal loophole so that their children can declare themselves financially independent from them, likely enhancing their eligibility for federal, state and university aid, according to ProPublica....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Trey Gowdy joins Trump legal team to fight impeachment Ex-GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina has signed on to President Trump’s outside legal team in his fight against impeachment by the House. Gowdy was the chairman of the House Oversight Committee and led one of the congressional investigations of Hilary Clinton and the 2012 Islamic terrorist attac...
22:00, 2019-10-09

Wells Fargo boosts estimate for possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday that it boosted its estimate for a possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion for the quarter ending June 30, from $3.1 billion earlier this year, according to a regulatory filing....
01:34, 2019-08-03

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle: reports Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to seal financial records held by the country's corruption watchdog because they were obtained unlawfully, online news site Times Live reported on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Why do some victims of a cannabis vomiting syndrome avoid it after switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
22:17, 2019-08-09

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

John Paul Stevens Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader of the court’s liberal wing....
09:34, 2019-07-17

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
22:17, 2019-06-15

Australian farmer brings legal action vs Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he claims was caused by its weedkiller, the Australian Broadcasting Commission reported on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-10-11

San Francisco sues Trump administration over rule to limit legal immigration The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Exclusive: Citgo to appoint new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a company facing legal attacks and working under U.S. sanctions against parent Petroleos de Venezuela (PD...
18:17, 2019-08-13

Top House lawyer takes center stage in legal battles against Trump Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff are the public faces of the House Democrats’ battles with Donald Trump, appearing on TV regularly to harangue the president for his resistance to their investigations.But the job of fighting the president in federal court — and, lately, winning — has been left to a lesse...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Ukraine to review legal cases amid Trump claims over Bidens General prosecutor distances audit from US president’s call for investigation into Biden tiesUkraine’s highest prosecutor has said he is holding a broad review of investigations closed under his predecessors, including more than a dozen linked to the Ukrainian energy company where Joe Biden’s son se...
22:51, 2019-10-04

Exclusive: Citgo chooses new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a company facing legal attacks and working under U.S. sanctions against parent Petroleos de Venezuela (PD...
08:00, 2019-08-13

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
04:34, 2019-08-13

Dirty legal tactics could wind up costing Bowery Hotel owners up to $50M Owners of the trendy Bowery Hotel so infuriated a NY judge with their delay tactics that she has refused to hear their defense in a multimillion-dollar fraud case. Now it’s time for them to pay up. The epic legal struggle over the Lower East Side hot spot — known for entertaining A-listers Gigi Hadi...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein: What His Death Means for His Alleged Victims' Legal Options Jeffrey Epstein's death shifts the criminal case against him to his alleged co-conspirators, although his victims may still attempt to recover in civil court....
01:17, 2019-08-13

Prince Harry Begins Legal Action Against Tabloids Over Phone Hacking The prince has begun legal proceedings against the owners of The Sun and The Daily Mirror, a new front in his combative campaign against Britain’s “bullying” tabloids....
02:17, 2019-10-05

Queens pol’s brother connected to frat hazing death may have to pay legal fees Chun “Michael” Deng, 19, was forced to run, blindfolded and loaded down with a backpack filled with 30 pounds of sand, while other members of Pi Delta Psi repeatedly tackled him to the ground in a hazing ritual dubbed “Glass Ceiling.”...
07:00, 2019-10-06

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Australian farmer launches legal action against Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal case against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of leukaemia, the Australian Broadcasting Commission reported on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-10-10

Marcel Berlins, the Guardian's 'brilliant, humane' legal columnist, dies at 77 Colleagues remember a ‘deeply intelligent and kind’ journalist who brought clarity to the lawThe Guardian journalist Marcel Berlins has died at the age of 77. The writer, lawyer and academic wrote about the law and crime fiction for the title and others, including the Times, during his career.He was...
21:51, 2019-08-01

Wade Callender, the former Gearbox lawyer who has been in a sprawling legal battle with the Borderla Wade Callender, the former Gearbox lawyer who has been in a sprawling legal battle with the Borderlands studio and boss Randy Pitchford since late last year, has joined... the National Rifle Association. Yes, really....
15:00, 2019-09-07

U.S. utilities file legal challenge to Trump power plant rule Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants, which replaces a much tougher Obama-era rule....
22:17, 2019-09-16

More Cubans seek asylum in Mexico amid clampdown on legal path to US US-bound Cubans used to encounter far fewer obstacles on the migration passage, but that’s changed due to crackdownsYatsel Jerez Ramón has been in Mexico for six weeks, and so far, nothing has gone well for the Cuban migrant trying to reach the United States.On his first night in Tenosique, a small ...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Legal briefs: Suspended judge pleads in underwear-theft case CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A suspended New York judge has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbor’s home to steal her underwear. Robert Cicale pleaded guilty Friday in Suffolk County court. Prosecutors say the 50-year-old Cicale had several pairs of worn women’s unde...
03:51, 2019-09-15

Judge Rules That Supervised Injection Site Planned in Philly Is Legal On Wednesday, a federal judge struck down the U.S. government’s attempt to stop the development of the country’s first supervised injection site in Philadelphia—a move heralded by many public health experts worried about the opioid and drug overdose crisis. Read more......
01:34, 2019-10-03

Teacher drove to school drunk, was 4 times over legal limit: cops A high school teacher in Michigan arrived at work drunk and epically failed a Breathalyzer, blowing more than four times the legal limit, police said. The 44-year-old teacher showed up to work at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Lakeland High School in White Lake Township, and administrators immediately suspecte...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. A St. Louis judge during a Tuesday hearing will weigh whether the physicians will be forced to testify. The stat...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement After an employee accused Google of stifling free speech, the company settled with the U.S. National Labor Relations board and will post a list of worker rights....
13:34, 2019-09-14

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
05:51, 2019-05-25

Teen Egyptian girl’s case puts legal system under spotlight The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape her has reignited debate over the treatment of women in Egypt’s legal system, including the practice of virginity tests and blaming victims of sexual violence...
12:00, 2019-09-14

Migrant Children May Lose School, Sports and Legal Aid as Shelters Swell Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
01:17, 2019-06-06

City joins legal fight to block Trump green card changes The de Blasio administration is suing to block the White House from imposing a rule change that makes it easier to deny green cards and visas to immigrants seeking government financial assistance. City lawyers filed papers in Manhattan federal court Monday seeking a preliminary injunction to block c...
04:17, 2019-09-11

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Surveillance system interferes with privacy rights but is still lawful says judgePolice use of automatic facial recognition technology to search for people in crowds is lawful, the high court in Cardiff has ruled.Although the mass surveillance system interferes with the privacy rights of those scann...
16:51, 2019-09-04

John Oliver Got Personal Talking About Legal Immigration on Last Week Tonight “Immigration is the system that brought you Albert Einstein, Yo Yo Ma and me,” said John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. Immigration is one of the issues that President Donald Trump campaigned on, claiming that “the country is full” and arguing for a border wall. ...
10:51, 2019-09-17

Microsoft boss: tech firms must stop 'if it's legal, it's acceptable' approach Exclusive: Brad Smith says firms must help define and live by standards before they are forced on themTech companies should stop behaving as though everything that is not illegal is acceptable, says Microsoft’s second-in-command. Instead, they should focus on defining – and living by – the standards...
00:00, 2019-09-21

No 10 borrows Vote Leave tactics by teeing up Brexit legal fight Far from being decided by the public or parliament, it now seems a judge could make the final call as to whether the UK leaves the European Union at the end of October....
12:34, 2019-09-09

Unclucky! Holiday home owner loses legal fight against cockerel A noisy cockerel who has pitted rural and metropolitan France against each other can continue his dawn chorus despite complaints from neighbours, a judge has ruled....
00:34, 2019-09-06

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the country. “They’re there every day all da...
12:34, 2019-06-09

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Authorities Consider Taking Legal Action Against Facebook Over Storm Area 51 Event No one is sure what will happen later this week in Rachel, Nevada—the location of a planned Aliengate festival that evolved out of a viral Facebook event—but local authorities are already considering taking legal action to cover $250,000 the county plans to spend to prepare for the potential onslaug...
14:34, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-New Jersey wins legal challenge to PennEast natgas pipeline A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday barred PennEast Pipeline Co from using a federal law to seize properties controlled by the state of New Jersey in order to build a proposed $1 billion natural gas pipeline....
21:00, 2019-09-10

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president said in a Twitter post Saturday....
03:00, 2019-06-02

Former Trump adviser Flynn to dismiss legal team-court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the legal team that represented him in his dealings with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Justice Department Backs Legal Effort Against California's Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
17:51, 2019-09-18

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Trump lawyer says no plans to expand legal team during impeachment fight Under the U.S. Constitution, the House has the power to vote to impeach a president for "high crimes and misdemeanors." The Constitution calls for the Senate then to hold a trial on whether to convict and remove the president from office. No president has even been removed from office by impeachment...
03:51, 2019-09-30

Brexit: PM Johnson faces mounting legal, political, diplomatic challenges Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plan was facing mounting legal, political and diplomatic challenges on Friday as Ireland accused Britain of being unreasonable and former British leader John Major sought to stop the suspension of parliament....
16:34, 2019-08-30

Jackie Robinson’s name dragged into Lenny Dykstra, Ron Darling legal fight The ghost of Jackie Robinson is getting dragged into a legal fight between former Met legends Lenny Dykstra and Ron Darling. Darling’s book “108 Stitches: Loose Threads, Ripping Yarns, and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game,’’ not only hurt Dykstra’s reputation but also diminished Robi...
03:51, 2019-10-01

Cuomo clears up legal weed plan in wake of vaping deaths Legal weed may be in New York sooner rather than later, as Gov. Cuomo announced a plan to clear up gray areas surrounding vaping and marijuana. Cuomo said he wants to create a tri-state “regional symmetry” with Connecticut and New Jersey, declaring plans to get the ball rolling with Connecticut Gove...
18:51, 2019-09-24

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound Gary Mendez to various pubs. Most other cabbies r...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
17:51, 2019-06-07

Antonio Brown expected to set off legal battle for $61M in NFL-record filings: report Antonio Brown, the embattled former receiver, is set to embark on a legal battle to recoup more than $61 million he believes he’s owed from the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots, according to reports on Sunday....
16:00, 2019-09-30

Brooklyn man claims legal loophole makes red-light cameras illegal If you were slapped with a red-light camera ticket in the city since 2013, take note. A Brooklyn man is suing the city over the cameras, using a legal loophole to claim that the Department of Transportation has been illegally issuing tickets with their help. The plaintiff, Monroe Street, filed his M...
23:00, 2019-08-30

2020 Dems jump into abortion fray as legal battle heats up The divisive issue of abortion has rocketed to the center of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination -- and with a lawsuit filed Friday against Alabama's law, legal proceedings could easily keep the debate hot going into the 2020 general election. ...
03:34, 2019-05-25

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to be overturned on appeal, some legal experts said....
13:34, 2019-05-31

Mexican government vows legal action against US in response to El Paso mass shooting The Mexican government on Sunday threatened legal action against the United States for its response to Saturday's mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas that left 20 people dead, including six Mexican nationals. ...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Former Rep. Trey Gowdy has been tapped to aid Trump's legal team, despite being critical of the president in the past Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster Former Rep. Trey Gowdy will be joining President Donald Trump's legal team as outside counsel amid the House impeachment inquiry, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. Gowdy will not formally join the White House staff but will help formulate Trump's defense strategy agai...
10:34, 2019-10-09

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
01:51, 2019-09-13

Just Mercy review – star power lifts sturdy, emotive legal drama Full-blooded performances from Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx add weight to a powerful, if by-the-numbers, fact-based taleIt’s hard to fault either the intention or the emotion behind the fact-based legal drama Just Mercy, a sturdy retelling of one of the influential lawyer and social justice activ...
07:34, 2019-09-08

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Legal weed faces its first crisis as vaping deaths spark health scare Cannabis vape sales sink amid questions over illness apparently associated with THC and nicotine productsMore than 800 Americans have fallen ill and, as of Friday, at least 13 had died from a severe respiratory illness apparently linked to vaping. The mysterious illness left one Illinois teenager wi...
14:00, 2019-09-30

Trey Gowdy joins President Donald Trump's personal legal team Former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy is leaving his job at Fox News to join President Donald Trump's legal team, the president's personal lawyer announced Wednesday....
08:51, 2019-10-10

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal action....
23:51, 2019-08-12

Trey Gowdy to join Trump's legal team on impeachment inquiry: report Former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., is joining President Trump’s legal team as outside counsel for the House's expanding impeachment inquiry, according to a report....
13:00, 2019-10-09

Pima County investigating Legal Services Building after reports of falling bricks TUCSON -The Pima County Facilities Management Department is launching an investigation into the condition of the Legal Services Building in downtown Tucson. The investigation comes after reports of several pieces the building’s terra cotta brick facade fell off the building at 32 N Stone Ave. ...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. McGahn refused to comply with ...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Scottish court rejects legal bid to force PM Johnson to seek Brexit delay A Scottish court on Monday rejected a bid by campaigners seeking an order to force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask for a Brexit delay if he has not struck a deal with the European Union in less than two weeks' time....
15:34, 2019-10-07

Trump, RNC file legal challenges to Calif. law seeking release of the president’s tax returns The measure, signed late last month by Gov. Gavin Newsom, requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to disclose tax returns to qualify for the primary ballot....
23:51, 2019-08-06

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
21:00, 2019-06-19

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt. The post European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:51, 2019-06-05

Walmart Faces Major India Test Over Flipkart's Legal Spat With Goqii An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers....
15:00, 2019-06-04

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on their personal views. The suit, filed Tuesday in Manha...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Cuba Gooding Jr., Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and more celebrities in legal trouble Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged March 12 in a huge college admissions bribery case. Check out more celebrities in legal trouble this year.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Dems see Hope Hicks testimony as huge gift in legal battle with Trump House Democrats are planning to file a lawsuit within days to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify on Capitol Hill — and they say Hope Hicks’ reluctant testimony Wednesday will help deliver them a crucial win in court. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Hicks’ blanket ...
13:34, 2019-06-21

‘Urgent Resolve’ to Fight Domestic Terrorism Faces Tall Legal Obstacles American law enforcement has far more latitude to investigate foreign terrorists than domestic ones. A shift would mean rethinking that strategy — and weathering the political blowback....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

Taylor Swift Threatened Legal Action Against Microsoft Over Racist and Genocidal Chatbot Tay Taylor Swift tried to block Microsoft from using the moniker Tay to a chatbot that turned into a depraved racist troll vessel, according to a new book from Microsoft President Brad Smith....
03:51, 2019-09-11

As Biden calls for impeachment, Trump adds legal muscle, lashes out at whistleblower U.S. President Donald Trump added muscle to the legal team defending against an impeachment investigation led by congressional Democrats on Wednesday, after 2020 re-election rival Joe Biden called for the first time for his impeachment....
09:51, 2019-10-10

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers of unaccompanied children are arriving at the bor...
09:17, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
02:51, 2019-06-19

'We're Not Playing Games': SisterSong's Monica Simpson On a New Legal Challenge to Georgia's Abortion Ban Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp challenging the constitutionality of HB 481, which effectively bans abortion after six weeks, before most people know they are pregnan...
09:17, 2019-07-02

BCCI GM Saba Karim Gets Legal Notice From Bihar Cricket Association Chief The BCA chief has pulled up Saba Karim for interfering in the process of the AVP (age verification programme) Medical Examination of the players selected for the U-16 age group by the committee of BCA......
18:51, 2019-09-02

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Judge blocks justice department's legal team change in US census cases A US district judge called the request ‘patently deficient’ after it was announced that nine lawyers would be replacedA federal judge in New York ruled the US Department of Justice can’t replace nine lawyers on the legal team arguing the controversial dispute over whether the administration can add ...
06:34, 2019-07-10

President Trump Again Claims He Can Abolish Birthright Citizenship – But Legal Precedent Isn’t on His Side (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was looking “very seriously” at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil. Trump spoke to reporters as he departed the White House for a speech in Louisville, Kentucky. He said birth...
03:17, 2019-08-22

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begi...
00:00, 2019-06-11

A Complete Timeline of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Ongoing Legal Battle It's been three years since Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp. Since then, the two have made headlines over Heard's allegations of abuse against Depp, which he has denied, and......
02:17, 2019-07-04

Euro Papers: Legal threats force Barca to pursue Neymar over Griezmann "FC Barcelona want PSG megastar Neymar back at the club, as the Camp Nou distance themselves from Antoine Griezmann following news that Atletico Madrid are set to launch legal action against the Catalan club..."...
17:00, 2019-06-01

California’s dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deaths from California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting criminal charges to stick in the 2016 fire that killed 36 partygoers at the Oakland warehouse has p...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Celebrate Wedding Anniversary After Making Marriage Legal The celebrations continue for now-legally married Vanderpump Rules' stars Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz. The two had had a second wedding and submitted a signed marriage certificate......
23:17, 2019-08-18

Alphabet legal chief, already in hot water over past relationship, married an employee this weekend The marriage comes as Drummond, who made more than $47 million in 2018, toes the line of company policies discouraging employees from dating subordinates, a source of significant employee discontent at the tech giant....
04:17, 2019-09-04

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Michael Cohen's lawyer vows to subpoena Trump in fight over legal bills Michael Cohen faciliated nearly $300,000 in hush money payments to two women, porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claim to have had sexual affairs with President Donald Trump more than a decade ago....
19:00, 2019-08-30

Adani coalmine: federal government loses legal challenge on water assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows ministers haven’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was lodged with the federal court.The Australian Conservation...
11:34, 2019-06-12

Whistleblower's legal team, in statement, supports releasing full complaint to lawmakers The legal team for the whistleblower who alleged that President Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Trump’s opponent, presidential candidate Joe Biden, wrote a statement Tuesday urging acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire to release the complaint ...
13:00, 2019-09-25

Philadelphia Supervised Injection Site Wins Legal Fight Against Justice Department A plan to create a space where people can inject heroin and other drugs under medical supervision does not violate a federal law intended to crack down on drug houses, a federal judge ruled....
17:34, 2019-10-03

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk annuities – benefit pension schemes sold by compan...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Chief Minister Assures People On Assam Citizens List, Promises Legal Aid Ahead of the publication of final National Register of Citizens or NRC, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked people today not to panic and said the state government will take all possible......
12:34, 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Vivendi keeps Mediaset stake, prepares to step up legal fight - sources Vivendi has kept its stake in Mediaset after a deadline to sell it expired at the weekend and is preparing to step up its legal action against the Italian broadcaster's overhaul plan, two sources close to the matter said....
12:51, 2019-09-23

Pro-life group promises legal aid to those hurt by California's college 'abortion pill' law The pro-life group Students for Life of America (SLA) said Friday it would offer legal assistance to any students or health care workers whose “conscience rights” were threatened by a new California law that requires all public universities in the state to supply students with the “abortion pill” at...
17:00, 2019-10-12

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
18:51, 2019-07-08

New Trump family detention rule faces legal challenges, tight space A coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia, led by California and Massachusetts, said on Monday they will sue the Trump administration to stop a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United States....
21:17, 2019-08-26

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Harvey Weinstein introduces new legal team including anti-#MeToo attorney Ex-producer’s new team includes Donna Rotunno, who previously argued the movement has done a disservice to womenHarvey Weinstein introduced his third set of defence lawyers to a New York court on Thursday ahead of the start of his trial on rape and sexual harassment charges.The new legal team includ...
22:00, 2019-07-11

Unpaid legal costs add to Haas F1 team sponsor Rich Energy's saga Whyte Bikes, which was involved in a copyright-infringement case with Haas's title Formula 1 sponsor Rich Energy, is considering taking steps to recover legal costs that are now overdue...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Why James Franco Is Now Involved in the Legal Drama Between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Johnny Depp's legal team reportedly plans to subpoena James Franco in relation to the defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. According to The Blast, The Deuce star is......
07:51, 2019-07-03

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
14:00, 2019-06-01

Trey Gowdy, Who Led Republicans in Investigating Benghazi, Joins Trump Legal Team Mr. Gowdy, a former prosecutor who served four terms in the House before resigning in January, is expected to be a presence on television defending the president....
02:17, 2019-10-10

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory, the summit's final statement said....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Couple face £1m legal bill after losing battle over noisy wooden floor A couple who were sued by their neighbour over noise from the wooden floor in their Kensington home have been left facing a legal bill of up to £1 million....
15:51, 2019-07-02

NCAA's $208.7 million in legal settlement money finally reaching athletes' mailboxes More than 43,000 athletes are receiving money from a $208 million settlement of a lawsuit against the NCAA and 11 conferences.       ...
21:34, 2019-10-04

President Donald Trump: Trey Gowdy's addition to legal team delayed President Donald Trump said Thursday that former Rep. Trey Gowdy must wait a "couple months" before joining his personal legal team one day after his new role was announced....
04:17, 2019-10-11

Justice Department joins legal battle to block release of Trump’s tax returns The US Department of Justice is wading into a legal battle to quash subpoenas from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office seeking President Trump’s corporate and personal tax returns. In a brief letter to Manhattan federal Judge Victor Marrero filed late Monday, the chief of the US Att...
21:51, 2019-10-01

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
12:51, 2019-07-12

Barr rips 'legal analysis' in Mueller report: 'It did not reflect the views of the department' Attorney General Bill Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he does not agree with the “legal analysis” inside Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and said it does “not reflect the views” of the Justice Department, the latest break between President Trump's attorney general and leader...
17:17, 2019-05-31

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
16:51, 2019-07-03

Harry and Meghan reunited for final day of Africa tour after launching legal fight Prince Harry and Meghan were today reunited for the final leg of their African tour hours after their emotional statement on media coverage and the launch of a High Court legal action against a tabloid newspaper....
15:34, 2019-10-02

Atletico say Barcelona owe extra €80m for Antoine Griezmann and threaten legal action against the Catalan club Atletico Madrid say Barcelona owe an extra €80million for Antoine Griezmann and vowed to take legal action after the French forward moved to the Catalan club for €120m on Friday....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues former lawyers and veteran legal defense fund Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, acquitted of murder in July, is suing his former lawyers and a veterans legal defense fund, alleging they intentionally delayed his trial in a "money-making scheme."...
05:51, 2019-09-17

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
21:17, 2019-06-03

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli to stick with legal team in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to share legal representation in their fight against fraud charges related to a college admissions scandal....
04:34, 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-British Airways loses legal bid to halt pilot strikes; plans to appeal British Airways has lost a legal bid to stop its pilots from going on strike over pay in the busy summer holiday season but said it plans to appeal the decision....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Pl Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight | Kotaku Socialist Twitch Streamer Says He’s Changing Minds | Lifehacker What to Do If You Miss Your Flight | The Takeout Chick-fil-A defends its charitable donations...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Trump administration aims to expand fast-track deportations across US, legal fight expected The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to extend the power immigration officers have to deport migrants before they appear at court, a move the White House said could mean less time for migrants in detention while cases wind their way through the legal system....
08:00, 2019-07-23

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy.       ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Darren Sharper’s last-ditch legal effort denied by judge after serial rape plea A federal judge has rejected an attempt by former NFL star Darren Sharper to overturn his 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence for drugging and raping at least nine women in four states. Sharper, who retired in 2011 after a 14-year career and a Super Bowl win with the New Orleans Saints, filed...
02:34, 2019-08-02

Court of a-peel: nasty split over banana costume leads to legal monkey business Judge found a full-body banana costume sold by Arizona company may be too similar to one originally sold by a New Jersey costumer In an a-peel of a case that could have slippery implications, a federal court ruled on Thursday a banana costume may be protected by copyright law.A full-body banana cost...
01:51, 2019-08-02

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, magazine says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated fraud charges in court that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in sight, according to a Toronto magazine....
00:17, 2019-06-22

Bankruptcy Judge Pushes Purdue Into Talks With States Over Sackler Family Legal Shield A bankruptcy judge granted a brief legal reprieve to the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, shielding them from answering in court for their alleged role in feeding the nationwide opioid crisis....
02:17, 2019-10-12

Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint The Post has reported that the complaint was prompted by President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader. Trump has denied doing anything improper....
05:17, 2019-09-20

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
14:01, 2019-06-04

Meek Mill's legal battles show unjust probation system must change Unlike Meek Mill, most Americans don't have a network of celebrities and lawyers. We can help them by ending the probation trap across the country.       ...
11:00, 2019-08-01

Germany: Fair legal process must result in release of German rescue ship captain The German government believes that the only possible outcome of a fair legal process for the German captain of a rescue ship who defied Rome's ban on docking to bring migrants ashore can be her release, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-07-01

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Legal expert Dagmar Valcarcel to join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board: report Dagmar Valcarcel, a legal expert, will join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board, German newspaper Handelsblatt said on Wednesday without naming its sources....
22:17, 2019-07-10

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
13:51, 2019-08-01

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, announced Tuesday that he was donating the $70,000 raised for his legal expenses to victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks. A day after the Christchurc...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Quebec climate activists seek donations to help cover arrested protesters’ legal costs Extinction Rebellion Quebec says it is devoted to putting pressure on both the provincial and federal governments to adopt rigorous environmental policies....
05:17, 2019-10-12

Jussie Smollett: Still in legal peril after judge affirms special prosecutor to reexamine his case Bad news for Jussie Smollett, Chicago top prosecutor: Judge will not reconsider appointing special prosecutor to probe case, maybe revive charges.        ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, report says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated the court proceedings that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in site, according to a Toronto magazine....
18:34, 2019-06-21

Kroger joins Walmart: Asks customers not to openly carry guns in stores even where legal Retail giants Kroger and Walmart are asking customers to stop openly carrying firearms in their stores, even in areas where it is legal to do so. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:17, 2019-09-04

Michael Avenatti files claim against Stormy Daniels for over $2M allegedly owed in legal fees Attorney Michael Avenatti filed a lien claim Thursday against his former client, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, seeking more than $2 million "for legal services rendered and costs and expenses advanced"  in connection with the pair's lawsuit against President Trump and other matters....
04:34, 2019-10-04

Fox News legal analyst: Investigators need to find Jennifer Dulos' body to make their case As an estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty in the disappearance of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin has argued that the case is far from over....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post alleges.....
00:00, 2019-08-31

College Gameday Hedged Maurice Washington's Child Porn Charges As "Some Legal Issues" ESPN’s College Gameday took a brief step away from pregame analysis of Nebraska-South Alabama to mention what’s been happening with Cornhuskers running back Maurice Washington. The sophomore is currently facing a felony child pornography charge for sending a video from 2016 of his then-15-year-old e...
05:51, 2019-09-01

Mysterious Grecian benefactor footing legal fees for Jennifer Dulos’ accused hubby The estranged hubby of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos is having his legal fees covered by mysterious benefactor in Greece, lawyers for her family claimed this week. Richard Weinstein, an attorney representing Jennifer’s mother, Manhattanite Gloria Farber, demanded in a Thursday court m...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Todd Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Breaks Silence on Family's Legal Drama The Chrisley family isn't as united as one may think. Just one day after Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were indicted for tax evasion and other financial crimes (accusations they......
07:34, 2019-08-15

NFL football season starts as more states offer legal sports betting. How your winnings are taxed More than a dozen states allow sports betting, which means your win could be subject to taxes even before it reaches you, depending on how big it is....
23:34, 2019-09-05

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her as a potential buyer. The Archdiocese of Los Angel...
02:34, 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
18:00, 2019-08-10

This Hysterical Demi Moore, Justin Hartley Legal Skit Is The Perfect Mid-Week Pick-Me-Up Demi Moore and Justin Hartley are the dynamic duo we didn't know we needed. The two were guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday and starred in a hilarious skit of......
21:17, 2019-09-25

BBQ protest near home of vegan who complained about neighbors grilling fish canned over legal threats After thousands of people signed up for a community barbecue outside the home of a Australian vegan who took her neighbors to court because she could smell them grilling fish, the group’s organizer canned the event because of reported threats from the woman’s legal team. ...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Trump loses legal challenge to shrink Bears Ears National Monument in Utah A federal judge sided with Utah native tribes who are fighting an attempt by the Trump administration to shrink the size of the Bears Ears National Monument....
18:51, 2019-10-01