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CORRECTS TO REMOVE INCORRECT POPULATION FIGURE - McKinney Mayor George Fuller poses for a photo outside his office in McKinney, Texas, Thursday, April 2, 2020. Even though he conflicted with county officials, the suburban Dallas mayor defended his order that residents shelter at home to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Then he learned that his 19-year-old daughter had tested positive for COVID-19. Fuller said even as he worked to keep the city's residents safe from the virus, it seemed impossible that someone in his own family could be infected. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

As Texas mayor orders closures, daughter gets COVID-19

Apr. 2, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As a suburban Dallas mayor defended his order that residents shelter at home to combat the spread of the coronavirus, he learned that his 19-year-old daughter had tested positive for COVID-19. McKinney Mayor George Fuller said even as he worked to keep the city's 200,000 residents safe from...

Judge tosses shareholder suit over Lululemon CEO's departure

Apr. 2, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit against sports apparel maker Lululemon Athletica over its decision to give a $5 million severance package to its former CEO rather than fire him for misconduct. The judge ruled Thursday that the shareholder failed to comply with a...

Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Mar. 30, 2020 7:43 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has granted the DuPont Co.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that it massively downplayed the cost of environmental liabilities imposed on spinoff company Chemours. Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III ruled Monday that he has no jurisdiction to hear the case because...

Judge clears way for New Mexico suit over kid privacy claims

Mar. 25, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. district judge has rejected an effort to derail New Mexico's lawsuit against Twitter, Google and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children. The judge concluded in a ruling Tuesday that the court has jurisdiction over the case, clearing the way...

Judge declines to dismiss proposed SIG class-action suit

Mar. 25, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit against New Hampshire based gun manufacturer SIG Sauer. Judge Joseph Laplante found Monday that Derick Ortiz, who filed the lawsuit in September, had adequately proved his standing for litigation, New Hampshire Public Radio...

Target subsidiary to pay over $2M in class action lawsuit

Mar. 25, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Target Corp. subsidiary will pay nearly $2.3 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed by a Massachusetts woman who alleged it engaged in illegal debt collection practices, court records show. Target Enterprise Inc. will pay $7,500 to Gabrielle Carlson, of Clinton, and about...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2019, file photo, Cindy Parlow Cone, then-vice-president of U.S. Soccer,  attends a meeting of the organization's board of directors in Chicago. The newly installed president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation used their first news conference to say that settling a lawsuit filed by women's national team players is their priority. “A lot of damage has been done, and I think we are going to have to rebuild that trust and rebuild the relationship, and it's not going to happen overnight,” President Cindy Parlow Cone said Tuesday, March 24, 2020. 
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

New US Soccer leadership: Settling women's lawsuit priority

Mar. 24, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The newly installed president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation used their first news conference to state that settling a lawsuit filed by women's national team players is a top priority. “A lot of damage has been done, and I think we are going to have to...

In this March 16, 2020 photo, people walk outside the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court sided unanimously Monday with North Carolina in a copyright fight with a company that has documented the salvage of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the state's coast.  Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that the company's copyright infringement lawsuit, which she called “a modern form of piracy,

North Carolina wins court piracy case over Blackbeard's ship

Mar. 23, 2020 12:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided unanimously Monday with North Carolina in a copyright fight with a company that has documented the salvage of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the state's coast. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that the company's copyright infringement lawsuit, which she...

Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

Mar. 20, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings Playbook" stemming from a ruling in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case. The judge on Friday upheld the bankruptcy court's decision in a lawsuit filed against producer Bruce Cohen by...

South Dakota gets $3.4 million in 911 call system lawsuit

Mar. 19, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials announced on Tuesday the state will receive $3.4 million in a settlement with the company that used to provide its 911 call system. After a series of alleged 911 call failures, the state decided to switch its emergency call system last year and sued Comtech...