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Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
| November 21st, 2019  8:36 PM
California court invalidates law requiring Trump tax returns
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday. The law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squarely at Trump, violates a specification of the state constitution calling…
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California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns
November 21st, 2019  5:28 PM

California’s Supreme Court rejected a state law that would have required President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate in the state’s primary election next spring

Court: Company must pay for toxic waste on Idaho tribal land
Court: Company must pay for toxic waste on Idaho tribal land
November 19th, 2019  5:23 PM

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Philadelphia-based agribusiness company that left millions of tons of toxic waste on tribal land in Idaho must pay the tribes nearly $20 million plus $1.5 million annually

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Chief justice orders delay in House fight for Trump records
November 18th, 2019  5:24 PM

Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records

US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit
US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada plutonium lawsuit
November 18th, 2019  4:00 PM

The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas

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Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books
November 16th, 2019  3:14 PM

A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely

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Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes
November 15th, 2019  7:00 PM

Boeing is settling a few more of the lawsuits filed by families of passengers who died in two crashes involving the company’s 737 Max jet

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Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight
November 15th, 2019  3:51 PM

The Supreme Court says it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google

Court rules Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals
Court rules Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals
November 14th, 2019  7:19 PM

A federal appeals court says the Trump administration unlawfully excluded millions of tons of some of the most dangerous materials in public use from a safety review

India court rejects probe of purchase of French fighter jets
India court rejects probe of purchase of French fighter jets
November 14th, 2019  4:19 AM

India’s top court has rejected petitions seeking a probe into the government’s purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault Aviation over pricing issues

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Mexico top court rules e-cigarette sales should be allowed
November 13th, 2019  7:58 PM

Mexico’s Supreme Court has upheld a challenge to the country’s tobacco law for making it hard to sell e-cigarettes

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Justices could return cable TV race bias suit to lower court
November 13th, 2019  1:59 PM

The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn a lower court ruling in favor of an African-American media mogul who’s suing Comcast for racial discrimination

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward
Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward
November 12th, 2019  2:18 PM

The Supreme Court is letting the lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting go forward

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The Latest: Industry group confident gun-maker will win suit
November 12th, 2019  12:43 PM

A leading gun industry group says it believes the U.S. Supreme Court should have reviewed and dismissed a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

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The Latest: Sandy Hook families glad to get day in court
November 12th, 2019  12:14 PM

Parents of some of the children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting say they're glad to get their day in court against the maker of the rifle used in the massacre

Reporter goes to Australian High Court in press freedom case
Reporter goes to Australian High Court in press freedom case
November 12th, 2019  4:38 AM

A journalist has gone to Australia's highest court to overturn a search warrant that created outrage when it was executed on her home and triggered a national campaign for greater press freedom

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Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY over tax returns
November 11th, 2019  3:45 PM

A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit from President Donald Trump against New York officials aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns

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MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit
November 9th, 2019  8:01 PM

A daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has sent a letter to Comcast's CEO in which she accuses the company of trying to dismantle" a law barring racial discrimination

Latest: Judge orders bail in spy case; prosecutors appeal
Latest: Judge orders bail in spy case; prosecutors appeal
November 8th, 2019  6:02 PM

A former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia was ordered released on bond but will remain held at least temporarily because federal prosecutors say they plan to appeal

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The Latest: Saudi official declines comment on spying
November 7th, 2019  4:11 PM

A senior Saudi official in Washington has declined detailed comment on allegations by U.S. prosecutors that the country recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents of the government of Saudi Arabia

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?
Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?
November 7th, 2019  4:06 PM

The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a Montana couple rich, or they may have to share the wealth

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US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics
November 6th, 2019  11:06 PM

U.S. prosecutors say the Saudi government carried out a coordinated effort to recruit employees at Twitter to look up the private data of Twitter accounts

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US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on users
November 6th, 2019  8:45 PM

U.S. prosecutors say the Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics

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Judge keeps lawsuits against Purdue, its owners on hold
November 6th, 2019  6:27 PM

A bankruptcy judge in New York has agreed to keep lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners on hold to give more time for negotiations

Xavier Becerra
California discloses Facebook probe, sues for documents
November 6th, 2019  5:58 PM

California attorney general says he has been investigating Facebook's privacy practices since 2018

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