Racketeering Lawsuit Against McKinsey Is Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that accused the consulting firm McKinsey & Company of intentionally filing false statements in several bankruptcy courts to win lucrative contracts to work on big corporate restructurings. It was the firm’s most notable victory in its multijurisdictional fight with Jay Alix, a retired restructuring specialist who has accused McKinsey of repeatedly defrauding the bankruptcy […]

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Volkswagen Faces Lawsuit for Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road

Rocked by a diesel-emission scandal, Volkswagen has been working to win back the trust of American consumers in recent years. Now the German company’s reputation in the United States may suffer another blow, albeit on a smaller scale. A lawsuit filed by three car buyers last month in Federal District Court in Alexandria, Va., accused the company of defrauding customers […]

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Ted Cruz threatens to regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter over charges of anti-conservative bias

SAN FRANCISCO – Republican lawmakers led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz threatened social media companies Wednesday with regulation, echoing repeated charges from President Donald Trumpand other top GOP officials that Facebook, Google and Twitter target the political speech of right-leaning users to limit their online reach. At issue is the opaque process with which these companies make decisions on what’s allowed and not […]

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Lawsuits seek over $500B in damages over college admissions scandal

Should students involved in college admissions scandal be expelled? “Kennedy” head writer Jimmy Failla, FOX News contributor Guy Benson and Townhall.com editor Katie Pavlich on how the DOJ charged 50 people in a college cheating scandal and whether students involved in the scandal should be expelled. Two lawsuits filed on Thursday seek over $500 billion in damages from top U.S. […]

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Supreme Court Weighs Core Questions of Precedent and States’ Rights

WASHINGTON — A long-running dispute between a Nevada man and California tax authorities made its third appearance at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, prompting spirited arguments about the power of precedent and the limits of state sovereignty. The question for the justices was a fundamental one: May states be sued in the courts of other states? The Supreme Court said […]

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Scott files new lawsuits as recounts underway in Florida governor, Senate races

Gov. Scott campaign files three federal lawsuits Phil Keating reports from Lauderhill, FL. More than half of Florida's 67 counties began recounting votes in the Sunshine State's historically tighter gubernatorial and Senate races Sunday as Republicans and Democrats accused each other of trying to steal the election. In the afternoon, the campaign of Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott which secured an […]

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StarKist faces $100M fine after admitting to fixing tuna prices

SAN FRANCISCO — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. Prosecutors allege that the industry’s top three companies conspired between 2010 […]

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Teachers union sues student loan giant Navient

The American Federation of Teachers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Navient, one of the country’s largest student loan servicing companies, alleging that it failed to guide eligible borrowers through a critical student loan forgiveness program. At the center of the lawsuit, brought by nine teachers financially backed by the country’s biggest teachers union, is the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. […]

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