Lawsuits

FILE- This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. The state of Washington announced Thursday, Dec. 21, that it is expanding a lawsuit against cable and internet provider Comcast and accusing the company of discarding recorded customer service calls that the attorney general claims is evidence of the company's alleged deceptive sales practices. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 21, 2017 - 6:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The state of Washington announced Thursday that it is expanding a lawsuit against cable and internet provider Comcast and accusing the company of discarding recorded customer service calls that the attorney general claims is evidence of the company's alleged deceptive sales practices...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The state of Washington announced Thursday that it is expanding a lawsuit against cable and internet provider Comcast and accusing the company of discarding recorded customer service calls that the attorney general claims is evidence of the company's alleged deceptive sales practices...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015, file photo, rapper Nelly approaches the stage for a concert in Irbil, northern Iraq. Prosecutors in Washington state say they cannot proceed with a rape case against the rapper Nelly because the accuser is not cooperating. The woman said Nelly raped her on his tour bus in October in a Seattle suburb, and police arrested him. Prosecutors said Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, that they've reviewed the investigation, but without the woman's help, they can't move forward with the case. (AP Photo/Seivan M. Salim, File)
December 20, 2017 - 9:42 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman has sued the rapper Nelly, claiming he sexually assaulted her on his tour bus and later damaged her reputation by refuting her account. The Seattle Times reported Wednesday that Monique Greene's lawsuit against Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes Jr., seeks unspecified...
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December 20, 2017 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A major New York City landlord who was accused of bullying tenants out of rent-regulated apartments has agreed to pay them $8 million to settle a lawsuit — while he's in jail after pleading guilty to mortgage fraud. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) on...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. A federal judge in San Francisco will hear arguments Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, to determine whether to block Trump's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation or throw out lawsuits by California and other plaintiffs that oppose the move. The judge is also considering a request by the Trump administration to throw the lawsuits out. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 20, 2017 - 7:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge grilled an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday over the Trump administration's justification for ending a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, saying many people had come to rely on it and faced a "real" and "palpable"...
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December 20, 2017 - 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A major New York City landlord who was accused of bullying tenants out of rent-regulated apartments has agreed to pay them $8 million to settle a lawsuit — while he's in jail after pleading guilty to mortgage fraud. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn)...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2013 file photo McKayla Maroney smiles after competing on the floor exercise during the U.S. women's national gymnastics championships in Hartford, Conn. Maroney says the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts forced her to sign a confidential settlement to keep allegations of sexual abuse by the team's doctor secret. Maroney filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Los Angeles, against the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics. The suit also seeks damages from Michigan State University, where the team's doctor, Larry Nassar, worked for decades. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola,File)
December 20, 2017 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney was forced to sign a confidential settlement with the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts to keep allegations that she was sexually abused by team doctor Larry Nassar a secret, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Maroney, who won a...
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December 20, 2017 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A major New York City landlord who was accused of bullying tenants out of rent-regulated apartments has agreed to pay them $8 million to settle a lawsuit — while he's in jail after pleading guilty to mortgage fraud. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the agreement...
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December 20, 2017 - 4:17 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old boy who died when a log fell on his head during a preseason high school football drill in suburban New York has filed a $15 million lawsuit. Joshua Mileto and four other players were carrying a 400-pound log when it fell and killed him. Newsday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2013 file photo McKayla Maroney smiles after competing on the floor exercise during the U.S. women's national gymnastics championships in Hartford, Conn. Maroney says the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts forced her to sign a confidential settlement to keep allegations of sexual abuse by the team's doctor secret. Maroney filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Los Angeles, against the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics. The suit also seeks damages from Michigan State University, where the team's doctor, Larry Nassar, worked for decades. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola,File)
December 20, 2017 - 3:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney was forced to sign a confidential settlement with the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts to keep allegations that she was sexually abused by team doctor Larry Nassar a secret, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Maroney, who won a...
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