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Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City
February 22nd, 2018. 8:40 PM

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City

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Judge lets ads run in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City
February 22nd, 2018. 6:28 PM

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City

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Eyewear website operator sentenced to 2 more years in prison
February 22nd, 2018. 4:20 PM

Eyewear website operator who was convicted of threatening customers with rape and murder and served time in prison has been sentenced to 2 more years by angry judge who says he violated probation

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California law that blocked posting actors' ages struck down
February 20th, 2018. 8:55 PM

A federal judge has struck down a California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors

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Judge grants $300M loan for Puerto Rico power company
February 19th, 2018. 4:13 PM

A judge has approved a $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power company that officials say will help keep the agency operating until late March

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Judge orders ex-Pilot Flying J president on house arrest
February 16th, 2018. 4:55 PM

A judge has ordered the former president of the Pilot Flying J. truck stop chain to wear an electronic monitoring device and be placed on house arrest while he awaits sentencing on his conspiracy and fraud conviction

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Lawyer: 13-year-old oil leak remains 'long-term problem'
February 16th, 2018. 3:53 PM

A government lawyer says a 13-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico remains a "long-term problem" without a clear solution for eliminating chronic slicks that often stretch for miles off Louisiana's coast

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Business Highlights
February 15th, 2018. 5:28 PM

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Brothers convicted in fake airplane loan scheme
February 14th, 2018. 9:22 AM

Two brothers have been convicted of using stolen identities to obtain about $2 million in fraudulent airplane loans from several banks across the nation

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Romania: Court nixes law that could politicize state firms
February 13th, 2018. 11:36 AM

Romania's constitutional court rules that a law that could lead to major state companies coming under political control is unconstitutional

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Interior to replace Obama-era rule on methane emissions
February 12th, 2018. 6:59 PM

The Interior Department says it is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands

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Federal judge upholds Montana prohibition on most robocalls
February 12th, 2018. 4:50 PM

A federal judge has upheld the constitutionality of Montana's prohibition of most robocalls after a political consulting firm argued the law violated their right to free speech

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Ohio court to hear online charter school's funding case
February 12th, 2018. 3:01 PM

The survival of one of the nation's largest virtual charter schools is on the line when the Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case that could affect accountability for other e-schools

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India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives
February 11th, 2018. 8:23 PM

As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, heavyweights China and India are vying for strategic dominance in the Indian Ocean nation

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Kushner company moves lawsuit venue to keep partners secret
February 9th, 2018. 5:11 PM

The family real estate company once run by presidential adviser Jared Kushner is shifting a federal court case to a new venue so it won't have to reveal the identities of foreign partners behind some of its real estate projects

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Court rejects jury's verdict in civil case against Arab Bank
February 9th, 2018. 3:56 PM

Federal appeals court rejects jury verdict in civil case brought by American victims of suicide bombings against Jordan-based Arab Bank, triggering already reached settlement

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Attorney calls for sanctions in Dakota Access pipeline suit
February 9th, 2018. 2:49 PM

Attorneys for a Florida-based environmental publication want a federal judge in North Dakota to sanction the Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in a dispute over whether the publication can be sued

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Kushner firm shifts court venue to keep partner names secret
February 9th, 2018. 2:15 PM

The company once run by Jared Kushner is moving a court case to a new venue so it won't have to reveal the identities of investors backing some of its real estate projects

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Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, US arms
February 9th, 2018. 10:30 AM

The Philippine president has ordered the cancellation of a deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and says purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of too many imposed conditions

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Judge hears testimony on pipeline's environmental impact
February 8th, 2018. 8:50 PM

A federal judge has heard testimony about the environmental impact of a crude oil pipeline that's getting built in a Louisiana swamp

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