Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Environmental groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast. Continue Reading Below The lawsuit filed in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, claims the National Marine Fisheries Service violated the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental […]

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Barclays not liable to buyers of U.S. IPO before 2008 crisis – appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Barclays Plc (BARC.L) is not liable to investors who bought its U.S.-listed stock a few months before the 2008 financial crisis and accused the British bank of hiding its risky debt exposure and a capital shortfall, a U.S. court ruled on Monday. In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld […]

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Fox News, CBS News and other outlets back CNN in legal fight against White House

Last Updated Nov 14, 2018 2:30 PM EST Fox News has filed a “friend of the court” brief in federal court in support of CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration for revoking correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” which gives holders expanded access to the White House complex. Acosta’s pass was suspended last week, hours after he sparred with the president in a […]

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Bob Woodward: The Media Has Become ‘Emotionally Unhinged’ About Trump

Bob Woodward is no fan of Donald Trump, but he’s not exactly supporting CNN’s lawsuit against the president, either. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist spoke out against the lawsuit Tuesday at the Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida. Suing to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials is just playing into the spotlight-loving president’s hands, he said. “It’s actually a negative,” Woodward […]

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Pro surfer sues Monster energy drink over unpaid sponsor fees

Dude — this lawsuit is alleging some majorly bogus behavior on the part of a beverage-maker. Two-time world surfing champ John John Florence has sued Monster Beverage, claiming that the energy-drinks giant hasn’t shelled out any of the hundreds of thousands of dollars he says he’s owed for using his growing notoriety and curly blond locks in its ad campaigns. […]

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U.S. sues UBS, alleges fraud in mortgage securities

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Thursday filed a civil fraud lawsuit accusing UBS Group AG (UBSG.S), Switzerland’s largest bank, of defrauding investors in its sale of residential mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 global financial crisis. UBS was accused of misleading investors about the quality of billions of dollars of subprime and other risky mortgage loans […]

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New York lawsuit against Exxon a 'shakedown': Judge Napolitano

NY lawsuit against Exxon a shakedown? Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on the New York attorney general suing ExxonMobil alleging the company defrauded shareholders by downplaying the risk of climate change regulations to its business. A New York state lawsuit against Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading investors by downplaying the risk climate-change regulations would have on its […]

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Harvard admissions lawsuit is a threat to America’s diversity and strength

Questions about the value of diversity will be very visibly on the line this week in a case against Harvard’s admissions policy brought by legal activist Edward Blum, who has frequently challenged civil rights measures and race-conscious admissions. It would be bad for students and the nation if this lawsuit succeeded. It would strip the freedom and flexibility that Harvard — and other universities — […]

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McDonald’s sued over hot water allegedly burning a customer

A teenager was badly burned after being served hot water at an “unreasonably dangerous temperature” at a McDonald’s restaurant in Oregon, according to a lawsuit by the teen’s mother. The suit filed last week seeks nearly $1.6 million for an incident that allegedly occurred last summer at one of the fast-food chain’s restaurants in Madras, Oregon.  Fourteen-year-old Christina Thomas suffered […]

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Trump seeks to dismiss Stormy Daniels lawsuit over hush money agreement

(Reuters) – A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit challenging the validity of a $130,000 hush money agreement over a tryst she claimed they had more than a decade ago. In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Trump’s lawyer said the lawsuit […]

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