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Facebook dismissed from suit involving fatal shooting video
October 18th, 2018  10:33 AM

Facebook has been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by the family of a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was recorded and shared on the social media platform

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Builder sues over $2 billion San Francisco transit center
October 17th, 2018  7:06 PM

The general contractor that managed construction of San Francisco's troubled $2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge, alleging faulty design and mismanagement led to construction delays and costs overruns

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Shareholders must vote on Musk's return as Tesla chairman
October 11th, 2018  4:33 PM

If Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to return as chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it

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Harvard, NYU law reviews accused of bias against whites, men
October 9th, 2018  5:33 PM

A group in Texas says legal journals at Harvard University and New York University illegally give preference to racial minorities and women when selecting editors and articles

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Harvard, NYU law reviews sued over alleged discrimination
October 9th, 2018  5:15 PM

A group in Texas says legal journals at Harvard University and New York University illegally give preference to racial minorities and women when selecting editors and articles

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Recovering addicts sue rehab boss for unpaid labor
October 8th, 2018  3:14 PM

A federal lawsuit says the owners of a North Carolina drug rehab program as well as adult care homes and restaurants owe recovering addicts for unpaid work they performed

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UK court blocks suit against Google on alleged iPhone breach
October 8th, 2018  5:36 AM

A British court has stopped a suit against Google on allegations that it had collected personal data on some 4 million iPhone users.

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Flint residents seek to reinstate Snyder in water lawsuit
October 7th, 2018  12:50 PM

Residents and businesses affected by the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint are asking a judge to reinstate Gov. Rick Snyder and other Michigan officials as defendants in a class-action lawsuit

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The Latest: Judge refuses to block emergency alert test
October 3rd, 2018  1:45 PM

Federal judge refuses to block the first nationwide emergency alert test for wireless phones slated for Wednesday at 2:18 p.m. EDT.

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More than 500 lawsuits against acne drug maker are dismissed
October 3rd, 2018  1:41 PM

New Jersey's Supreme Court has dismissed more than 500 lawsuits against the maker of an acne drug that caused some patients to develop a gastrointestinal disease

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Lawsuit accuses Facebook of enabling human traffickers
October 2nd, 2018  7:11 PM

A human trafficking survivor from Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media giant provides traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ... and extort children into the sex trade."

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Puerto Ricans who claim power overbilling get boost in court
October 2nd, 2018  5:47 PM

Puerto Ricans who claim that the island's power company overcharged them by more than $1 billion just got a boost in federal court

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DOJ's lawsuit may delay California's new net neutrality law
October 1st, 2018  7:31 PM

A U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit could delay the rollout of California's new net neutrality law, which is set to go into effect Jan. 1. Legal experts say it's possible a judge will put the law on hold while the litigation plays out

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More stock whiplash as Tesla rebounds after Musk settlement
October 1st, 2018  5:15 PM

A day after its biggest loss in five years, Tesla makes its biggest gain in just as long after the company says Elon Musk will remain CEO of the electric car company after it settled a lawsuit brought by securities regulators

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Little scrutiny in DeVry sale, as DeVos targets protections
October 1st, 2018  1:40 PM

The nearly completed sale of DeVry University, one of the biggest for-profit college chains in the country, has received little public scrutiny even though millions of dollars in federal financial aid are at stake

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Millions are at stake, but little transparency in DeVry sale
October 1st, 2018  12:25 PM

The nearly completed sale of DeVry University, one of the biggest for-profit college chains in the country, has received little public scrutiny even though millions of dollars in federal financial aid are at stake

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For critics of DeVos, sale of DeVry chain raises red flags
October 1st, 2018  8:03 AM

A little-known venture capitalist is on the verge of acquiring one of the largest for-profit colleges in the country

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New Tesla chair must rein in CEO Musk at key moment
October 1st, 2018  5:31 AM

Tough work: New Tesla board members to face formidable challenges

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New California internet neutrality law sparks US lawsuit
October 1st, 2018  12:39 AM

California and the Trump administration are feuding over the state's new internet neutrality law that aims to ensure a level playing field on the internet

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The Latest: US sues California over net neutrality law
September 30th, 2018  9:36 PM

The Trump administration has sued California over a new law imposing net neutrality protections

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