Lawsuits

In this undated image provided by nonprofit advocacy and legal group Equally American, John Fitisemanu, an American Samoan and the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the United States seeking full U.S. citizenship, poses for a photo in Salt Lake City, Utah. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in federal court in Utah seeks to grant U.S. citizenship status to American Samoans. John Fitisemanu, and others who were born in American Samoa, are asking the court for citizenship under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, which confers citizenship at birth to anyone born in the U.S. (Katrina Keil Youd/Equally American via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 12:09 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Meet John Fitisemanu, who works for a lab company in Utah, and has paid U.S. taxes and been subject to American laws his whole life. But the 53-year-old father and husband isn't considered a U.S. citizen by the federal government, because he was born in American Samoa, a U.S...
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A casket containing the body of firefighter Michael Davidson is brought into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The New York City firefighter died early Friday battling a fierce blaze on a movie set after getting separated from his fellow firefighters in the thick smoke. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2018 - 9:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic ground to a halt on Tuesday to make way for the funeral procession of a firefighter who was killed while dousing a blaze on the set of a new film starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe. The somber scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral unfolded on the...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 9:10 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In a dramatic one-two punch, leaders in California's Orange County voted Tuesday to condemn the state's sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration authorities and to join a Trump administration lawsuit that seeks to overturn it. The all-Republican...
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In this undated image provided by nonprofit advocacy and legal group Equally American, John Fitisemanu, an American Samoan and the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the United States seeking full U.S. citizenship, poses for a photo in Salt Lake City, Utah. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in federal court in Utah seeks to grant U.S. citizenship status to American Samoans. John Fitisemanu, and others who were born in American Samoa, are asking the court for citizenship under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, which confers citizenship at birth to anyone born in the U.S. (Katrina Keil Youd/Equally American via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 7:27 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — American Samoa residents living in Utah filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a second attempt to gain citizenship status for residents of the U.S. territory in the South Pacific. Lead plaintiff John Fitisemanu, and others born in American Samoa, are petitioning U.S. courts for citizenship...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of Orange County, California, voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against the state over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations. The all-Republican Board of Supervisors in the county of 3.2 million people made the...
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In this undated image provided by nonprofit advocacy and legal group Equally American, John Fitisemanu, an American Samoan and the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the United States seeking full U.S. citizenship, poses for a photo in Salt Lake City, Utah. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in federal court in Utah seeks to grant U.S. citizenship status to American Samoans. John Fitisemanu, and others who were born in American Samoa, are asking the court for citizenship under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, which confers citizenship at birth to anyone born in the U.S. (Katrina Keil Youd/Equally American via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — American Samoa residents living in Utah filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a second attempt to gain citizenship status for residents of the U.S. territory in the South Pacific. Lead plaintiff John Fitisemanu, and others born in American Samoa, are petitioning U.S. courts for citizenship...
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March 27, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a housing discrimination lawsuit filed against Facebook (all times local): 6 p.m. Facebook says a lawsuit alleging it lets landlords and real estate brokers discriminate is without merit. The Menlo Park, California-based company says in a statement Tuesday that it will...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 5:54 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of Orange County, California, voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against the state over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations. The all-Republican Board of Supervisors in the county of 3.2 million people made the...
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The Orange County board of supervisors gather during a meeting in Santa Ana, Calif. on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Orange County is considering two proposals to fight back against California's so-called sanctuary law for immigrants. The backlash to the state's effort to protect immigrants from stepped up deportations under the Trump administration comes a week after a small city voted to seek to exempt itself from the law. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
March 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal for Orange County to join a lawsuit over California's so-called sanctuary law (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Leaders in Orange County, California, have voted to join a U.S. government lawsuit against the state over its so-called sanctuary law for...
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This 2014 booking photo released by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department shows Mark "Chris" Sevier after his arrest for harassment threats against country singer John Rich. A bill scheduled for a hearing Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Rhode Island, similar to bills in many other states, would require a pornography filter on internet-capable devices. Sevier has promoted such legislation as the "Elizabeth Smart Law." Smart, who was kidnapped from her Utah home as a teenager in 2002, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to demand her name be removed from it. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 5:09 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal that would have required a filter for online pornography that could be lifted with a $20 fee was withdrawn Tuesday by a lawmaker who cited its "dubious origins." Sen. Frank Ciccone said he pulled the bill after The Associated Press reported Monday that the...
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