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Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold
February 15th, 2019  7:54 PM

A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Racketeering lawsuit by Dakota Access developer dismissed
February 14th, 2019  9:02 PM

A federal judge has thrown out a $1 billion racketeering lawsuit that the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline filed against environmental groups and activists

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Court ruling doesn't stop untraceable election spending
February 12th, 2019  5:57 PM

Report: Outside groups spent millions on ads in closing months of 2018 election, but only 8 percent could be traced to donors

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Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort
February 7th, 2019  6:04 PM

Critics question Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s sincerity with new wildfire-prevention plan after a years-long record that includes hundreds of fires

Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort
State justice denies benefit from alleged stolen union funds
February 7th, 2019  5:17 PM

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice who is the brother of an indicted Philadelphia labor leader is denying he knowingly benefited from any money allegedly embezzled from the union

Kevin Dougherty
First Nassar accuser to question USA Gymnastics official
February 7th, 2019  2:24 PM

The first woman to publicly accuse sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse is expected to question USA Gymnastics' chief financial officer in bankruptcy court

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Pacific Gas & Electric vows to improve wildfire prevention
February 6th, 2019  9:59 PM

Up to 5 million California customers could temporarily lose power this year in the name of wildfire prevention if regulators approve Pacific Gas & Electric's $2.3 billion safety proposal submitted Wednesday

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EU court adviser: dismiss case against German car toll
February 6th, 2019  4:54 AM

A top adviser to the European Union's highest court is recommending that it reject Austria's complaint against a German highway toll for passenger cars that Vienna views as discriminating against foreign drivers

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Man guilty in $100 million fraud against Puerto Rico bank
February 5th, 2019  6:02 PM

A South Florida man has been convicted in a $100 million scheme to defraud a Puerto Rico bank

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Fans in 3 states legally bet almost $185.5M on Super Bowl
February 4th, 2019  8:34 PM

Football fans in 3 states legally bet almost $185.5 million on the Super Bowl this year

Fans in 3 states legally bet almost $185.5M on Super Bowl
Convictions issued over Hungary sludge flood that killed 8
February 4th, 2019  1:55 PM

Two former executives of an alumina plant in Hungary have been convicted and sentenced to prison for an industrial disaster that killed eight people and injured more than 220 in flooded towns and villages, a Hungarian court said

Convictions issued over Hungary sludge flood that killed 8
AP Interview: Puigdemont says Catalan trial 'vengeance'
February 4th, 2019  8:17 AM

The leader of Catalonia's failed secession bid in 2017 who fled Spain to avoid arrest says that the central government will be seeking "vengeance" instead of justice when 12 of his separatist allies stand trial next week

Carles Puigdemont
UK judge in Twitter appeal for child's return in family case
February 2nd, 2019  8:38 AM

A High Court judge has issued an appeal via Twitter to a woman who vanished with her toddler while embroiled in a family court case

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US government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline
February 1st, 2019  6:49 PM

The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Family made billions on opioid as crisis raged, filing says
February 1st, 2019  3:34 PM

The company behind OxyContin ramped up efforts to sell more of the powerful painkiller even as evidence mounted that it was helping fuel a deadly opioid crisis, according to newly public allegations in a lawsuit

Family made billions on opioid as crisis raged, filing says
Jailed Reuters reporters appeal to Myanmar's Supreme Court
February 1st, 2019  3:58 AM

A lawyer for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking to overturn their convictions

Jailed Reuters reporters appeal to Myanmar's Supreme Court
Reporters convictions appealed to Myanmar Supreme Court
February 1st, 2019  1:53 AM

Lawyers for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven-year prison terms for violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act appeal to Supreme Court to overturn convictions

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Judge refuses Nevada's latest bid for plutonium shipment ban
January 31st, 2019  9:05 PM

A federal judge denied Nevada's latest request Thursday to immediately block all future shipments of weapons-grade plutonium to a nuclear security site north of Las Vegas.

Judge refuses Nevada's latest bid for plutonium shipment ban
Federal court again blocks San Francisco warning on soda ads
January 31st, 2019  7:42 PM

A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks in a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance

Federal court again blocks San Francisco warning on soda ads
The Latest: Beverage group cheers ruling on soda ad warnings
January 31st, 2019  5:26 PM

The American Beverage Association is cheering a ruling by a federal court that blocks a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks

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