Lawsuits

FILE--In this April 14, 2016, file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Border Patrol agent shows the path of a tunnel that crosses the U.S.-Mexico border near Calexico, Calif. The federal government has started work on a border wall in California to replace a decades-old decaying barrier. SWF Constructors, a tiny Nebraska startup, was awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump. It is the offshoot of a construction firm that was accused in a government audit of shady billing practices. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, file)
March 02, 2018 - 6:57 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of shady billing practices. SWF...
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FILE--In this April 14, 2016, file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Border Patrol agent shows the path of a tunnel that crosses the U.S.-Mexico border near Calexico, Calif. The federal government has started work on a border wall in California to replace a decades-old decaying barrier. SWF Constructors, a tiny Nebraska startup, was awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump. It is the offshoot of a construction firm that was accused in a government audit of shady billing practices. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, file)
March 02, 2018 - 3:00 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of shady billing practices. SWF...
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March 02, 2018 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who doesn't drink but was arrested on an impaired driving charge has settled his lawsuit against New York City for nearly $1 million. According to the Daily News , Oliver Wiggins says he was charged in a cover-up after an officer ran a Brooklyn stop sign and hit his car in...
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March 02, 2018 - 12:08 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems have accused the Navy of offering them less-than-honorable discharges that prevent them from getting Veterans Affairs benefits. The lawsuit filed Friday...
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March 02, 2018 - 8:00 am
Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman is suing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, claiming both organizations "knew or should have known" about abusive patterns by a disgraced former national team doctor now in prison for sexually abusing young athletes. Raisman filed the lawsuit in...
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March 02, 2018 - 7:58 am
Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman is suing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, claiming both organizations failed to properly police a disgraced former national team doctor now in prison for sexually abusing young athletes. The lawsuit alleges negligence by the USOC and USA...
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March 02, 2018 - 4:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City college is trying to evict a former student who it says is illegally squatting in her dorm room. Hunter College has filed a lawsuit against 32-year-old Lisa Palmer, saying the woman owes more than $94,000 in unpaid residence hall fees since she dropped out in 2016...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, Maria Contreras-Sweet speaks during a ceremonial swearing in as Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. A group of investors says it has revived a deal to buy assets of the Weinstein Co., potentially saving the beleaguered studio from bankruptcy. The announcement Thursday came just four days after the Weinstein Co. announced it was pulling out of the sale and would file for bankruptcy for protection. Businesswoman Contreras-Sweet is leading the investors' group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. revived a deal to sell its assets to a group of investors who want to transform the scandal-plagued film studio into a female-led entertainment venture, the latest twist in the company's tortured efforts to avoid bankruptcy following the downfall of Hollywood mogul...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, Maria Contreras-Sweet speaks during a ceremonial swearing in as Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. A group of investors says it has revived a deal to buy assets of the Weinstein Co., potentially saving the beleaguered studio from bankruptcy. The announcement Thursday came just four days after the Weinstein Co. announced it was pulling out of the sale and would file for bankruptcy for protection. Businesswoman Contreras-Sweet is leading the investors' group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 01, 2018 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. might be saved from bankruptcy after all. A group of investors, led by businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet, said Thursday that it has revived a potential deal to buy the assets of the beleaguered film and TV studio, which has been beset by lawsuits stemming from...
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March 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A medical resident recovering from gunshot wounds in a doctor's assault-rifle attack at a New York hospital has sued the institution and a gun shop. Justin Timperio sued Wednesday in Manhattan federal court, seeking unspecified damages. Authorities say a doctor who had been forced...
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