Lawsuits

December 22, 2017 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against the Trump administration in its effort to put on hold a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting on Jan. 1, setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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December 22, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is being fined $25,000 per day for missing a court-imposed deadline to produce evidence in a government lawsuit that alleges mobile chip supplier Qualcomm has been imposing unfair licensing terms on the makers of smartphones. The fine imposed Thursday by a federal...
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December 22, 2017 - 5:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier...
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December 22, 2017 - 3:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Apple iPhone owners from several states are suing the tech giant for not disclosing sooner that it had issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer. Lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday in Chicago federal court on behalf of...
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December 22, 2017 - 3:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Apple iPhone owners from several states are suing the tech giant for not disclosing sooner that it had issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer. Lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday in Chicago federal court on behalf of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, members the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) hold a news conference outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. While there are key differences, the sexual harassment detailed in today’s headlines shares the same well-worn themes that made it so hard for hundreds of clergy abuse victims to come forward more than a decade ago: fear of retribution and disbelief, impossible power dynamics and confidential settlements that bury complaints. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
December 22, 2017 - 2:49 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When stories of sexual misconduct by powerful men began to fill the news this fall, Manny Vega immediately flashed back to his childhood. He saw strong similarities between the recent allegations against producers and politicians and his own abuse as a child by his parish...
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December 22, 2017 - 12:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts by a former Ohio State and NFL football star to expand his antitrust lawsuit over alleged improper use of ex-players' images are futile and the complaint should be tossed out, talent management company IMG said in a court filing. The dozens of colleges and universities...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2013, file photo, Michael Duran, a plaintiff in a sex abuse settlement with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, holds up pictures of himself when he was a child during a news conference to announce details of a nearly $10 million settlement of their lawsuits against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. While there are key differences, the sexual harassment detailed in today’s headlines shares the same well-worn themes that made it so hard for Duran and hundreds of other clergy abuse victims to come forward more than a decade ago: fear of retribution and disbelief, impossible power dynamics and confidential settlements that bury complaints. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)
December 22, 2017 - 4:00 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When stories of sexual misconduct by powerful men began to fill the news this fall, Manny Vega immediately flashed back to his childhood. He saw strong similarities between the recent allegations against producers and politicians and his own abuse as a child by his parish...
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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 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says in a letter he was not aware of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse allegations before law enforcement got involved, and that he had no knowledge of a settlement between USA Gymnastics and 2012 Olympic champion McKayla Maroney in a case involving the now-...
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December 21, 2017 - 8:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sharply divided California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that pharmaceutical companies can be held liable for warning labels on generic versions of drugs they once made even after they've sold the drugs to other companies and stopped manufacturing them. The 4-3 decision was a...
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