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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | The Latest: Lawsuit wants Scott banned from role in recount

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Two voter rights groups are suing to prevent Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for U.S. Senate, from having any role in the general election recount. Common Cause Florida and the League of Women Voters of … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | The Latest: Lawsuit wants Scott banned from role in recount

WASHINGTON | Justices hear lawsuit arising from USS Cole bombing

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court debated Wednesday whether to overturn a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the bombing of the USS Cole. The question the justices are being asked to answer is where notice of the lawsuit against Sudan should have been mailed, to its embassy in Washington or its foreign ministry … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Justices hear lawsuit arising from USS Cole bombing

SEATTLE | Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

SEATTLE  — Young activists who are suing the U.S. government in a high-profile climate change lawsuit say the case poses important constitutional questions that should fully be evaluated at trial next week. The 21 young people issued a response Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily put the trial on hold. Lawyers for the young … Continue reading SEATTLE | Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

Arkansas News: AG Rutledge Files Suit Against Jonathan Funk Photography, Jonathan and Paula Funk

Says, ‘Jonathan Funk Photography willfully chose to deceive and violate the trust of many Arkansans’ LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit yesterday against Jonathan and Paula Funk and their company Jonathan Funk Photography for violations of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. “Arkansans paying for services expect to … Continue reading Arkansas News: AG Rutledge Files Suit Against Jonathan Funk Photography, Jonathan and Paula Funk

LONDON  | EU medicines agency says dengue vaccine should be approved

LONDON  — Europe’s medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine’s wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths. The European Medicines Agency said Friday it had adopted a “positive opinion” of French pharmaceutical company Sanofi’s Dengvaxia. The vaccine … Continue reading LONDON  | EU medicines agency says dengue vaccine should be approved

SAN FRANCISCO | DOJ’s lawsuit may delay California’s new net neutrality law

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit could delay the rollout of California’s toughest-in-the country net neutrality law, which is set to take effect Jan. 1. Advocates hope California’s new law to stop internet providers from favoring certain content or websites will push Congress to enact national rules or encourage other states to … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | DOJ’s lawsuit may delay California’s new net neutrality law

Arizona News: Attorney General Tom Horne Sues Mortgage Services Company Targeting Spanish Speaking Victims

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Phoenix-based Making All Homes Affordable, LLC (MAHA), its owner and manager, Albert Figueroa, and one of its salespersons, Steve Villanueva. The complaint alleges that the company, which targets Spanish-speaking consumers who need to modify their home mortgages, misleads consumers into … Continue reading Arizona News: Attorney General Tom Horne Sues Mortgage Services Company Targeting Spanish Speaking Victims

SAN FRANCISCO | US appeals court revives drug lawsuit by players against NFL

SAN FRANCISCO  — A U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit against the NFL by former players who claim the league illegally plied them with powerful prescription painkillers to keep them on the field. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the lawsuit is not pre-empted or superseded … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | US appeals court revives drug lawsuit by players against NFL