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April 02, 2018 - 6:03 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice wants to join settlement talks in federal court involving hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers. The government says it can provide information and expertise to parties in the case and facilitate requests to...
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April 02, 2018 - 4:17 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge who oversaw high-profile cases involving New York public officials has died. The district executive for New York's eastern district, Eugene Corcoran, said Monday that Judge Leonard Wexler died over the weekend. Wexler, who was based in Central Islip (EYE'-...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 02, 2018 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that car dealerships' service advisers, like car salesmen and mechanics, are exempt under federal law from overtime pay requirements. The court ruled 5-4 that service advisers, who greet customers and propose various repair services, are salespeople...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in Israel in the early 2000s. The victims are asking the high court to reinstate a $654 million verdict against the PLO and Palestinian Authority over attacks in 2002 and 2004 that killed 33 people and wounded hundreds more. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 02, 2018 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in the Middle East more than a decade ago. The justices are not commenting Monday in ending a lawsuit against the PLO and Palestinian Authority in connection with attacks in Israel in 2002 and 2004...
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India’s lower caste Dalits hold bow and arrows and shout slogans during a nationwide strike in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, April 2, 2018. Violence has erupted in several parts of north and central India as thousands of dalits, members of Hinduism's lowest caste, protest an order from the country's top court that they say dilutes legal safeguards put in place for their marginalized community. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
April 02, 2018 - 6:26 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Violence erupted in several parts of northern and central India on Monday as thousands of dalits, members of Hinduism's lowest caste, protested an order from the country's top court that they say dilutes legal safeguards put in place for their marginalized community. Caste...
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In this March 28, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley, of Missouri, speaks at his Columbia, Mo., campaign office. Hawley is among the Republican Party's most-prized recruits, but things get complicated if you ask the Missouri Republican Senate candidate about President Donald Trump. Hawley supports the president's policies but sidesteps questions about his behavior. (AP Photo/Summer Ballentine)
April 02, 2018 - 1:33 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — He is one of the Republican Party's most-prized recruits, a young U.S. Senate candidate with an outsider resume and a populist message designed to appeal equally to farmers, suburban moms and the national GOP's moneyed elite. But things get complicated when you ask Josh...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trumpx (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has "got to help us at the border." Trump says a lot of people are coming into the U.S. from Mexico because they want to take advantage of a U.S. program that protects...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in Israel in the early 2000s. The victims are asking the high court to reinstate a $654 million verdict against the PLO and Palestinian Authority over attacks in 2002 and 2004 that killed 33 people and wounded hundreds more. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 01, 2018 - 8:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite its bumpy relationship with the Palestinians, the Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in the Middle East more than a decade ago. The victims are...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2018 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eye drop users everywhere have had it happen. Tilt your head back, drip a drop in your eye and part of that drop always seems to dribble down your cheek. But what most people see as an annoyance, some prescription drop users say is grounds for a lawsuit. Drug companies' bottles...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2018 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don't roll your eyes. Major players in American's medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies' drops to treat glaucoma and...
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