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Women say sexual misconduct common in hospitality industry
December 10th, 2017. 1:41 PM

Some efforts are being made to improve working conditions for women in the hospitality industry who say sexual misconduct is widespread

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Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
December 9th, 2017. 12:09 PM

Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest

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Accusations of misconduct followed top gossip editor
December 8th, 2017. 10:39 PM

An Associated Press investigation reveals that the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer

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Media fight Kushners for names of partners in Md. buildings
December 8th, 2017. 7:01 PM

News outlets including The Associated Press are filing a motion in federal court arguing a document that reveals the names of investors in some Kushner Cos. properties in Maryland should be unsealed and available to the media

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Media fight Kushners for names of partners in Md. buildings
December 8th, 2017. 6:28 PM

News outlets including The Associated Press are filing a motion in federal court arguing a document that reveals the names of investors in Kushner Cos. properties should be unsealed and available to the media

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2 sunflower seed competitors in spitting match over slogans
December 8th, 2017. 5:54 PM

Two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas in spitting match over slogans, accuse each other of false advertising

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Turkish gold trader testifies he was attacked in US prison
December 7th, 2017. 6:13 PM

A Turkish gold trader says he was attacked in prison by a knife-wielding fellow inmate who claimed he was told to kill him for cooperating with U.S. authorities in an Iranian economic sanctions trial

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Chinese firm sues Venezuela as crisis tests ally's patience
December 7th, 2017. 4:47 AM

One of China's biggest state-run conglomerates is suing a Venezuelan counterpart in a U.S. court in a dispute over unpaid bills, a sign of Beijing's growing impatience with its crisis-wracked South American ally

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Chinese firm sues Venezuela as crisis tests ally's patience
December 7th, 2017. 12:00 AM

One of China's biggest state-run conglomerates is suing a Venezuelan counterpart in a U.S. court in a dispute over unpaid bills, a sign of Beijing's growing impatience with its crisis-wracked South American ally

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The Latest: Patagonia sues over Trump's monuments order
December 6th, 2017. 8:36 PM

More lawsuits are expected Wednesday over the Trump administration's plans to shrink several national monuments.

Ryan Zinke
Catholic Church, state clash on law barring headstone sales
December 6th, 2017. 5:28 PM

Attorneys for state, Roman Catholic archdiocese clash over church's petition seeking to end law barring private religious cemeteries from selling headstones; just to rule later

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Lawsuit cooked up over New Jersey's home baked goods ban
December 6th, 2017. 4:47 PM

A group of bakers is challenging a one-of-a-kind New Jersey rule that bans the sale of homemade baked goods

Martha Rabello
Lawsuit challenges Trump's financial bureau appointment
December 5th, 2017. 7:59 PM

Credit union sues Trump over his acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says his pick is 'trying to minimize its existence'

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Interior head says Patagonia claim about public land 'a lie'
December 5th, 2017. 6:43 PM

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is strongly disputing a claim by outdoor retailer Patagonia that President Donald Trump "stole" public land by shrinking two national monuments in Utah

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Critics sue over mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve
December 5th, 2017. 4:38 PM

Four groups are suing the federal government over mining exploration permits granted upstream of a major southeast Alaska salmon river and bald eagle preserve

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13 states launch new legal challenge to California egg law
December 4th, 2017. 7:23 PM

A dozen states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages

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Woman: Video on porn sites shows her in Forever 21 restroom
December 4th, 2017. 5:48 PM

Retailer Forever 21 says it's investigating who's responsible for secretly filming one of its workers in an employee restroom and how the footage ended up on pornographic websites

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The Latest: 13 states challenge to California egg law
December 4th, 2017. 5:39 PM

More than a dozen states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages

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Former Fox News producer claims O'Reilly broke agreement
December 4th, 2017. 4:46 PM

A former Fox News producer who settled a lawsuit with Bill O'Reilly over alleged mistreatment in 2002 sues him, claiming he violated a confidentiality agreement through comments made about cases against him

Bill O
Trials start in April for nuisance cases targeting hog farms
December 4th, 2017. 3:54 PM

Trials that could alter the operations and profitability of eastern North Carolina's pork industry will start in April

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