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Judge blocks Bonneville County GOP from endorsing candidates

May. 13, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge late on Friday banned the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee and its executive team from endorsing candidates following a lawsuit filed by the Idaho Republican Party and Chairman Tom Luna. Fourth District Judge Jason Scott issued the...

Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume

May. 13, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — The Sandy Hook families' lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting a hoax appear poised to resume soon, based on agreements revealed Friday in the bankruptcy cases of some of Jones' companies. ...

Lawsuit: NYC companies violated school bus idling laws

May. 12, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three companies that operate more than 600 school buses in New York City are being sued by the state attorney general's office on allegations they repeatedly violated bus idling laws and polluted the city's air since 2019. Attorney General Letitia James announced...

Final ex-eBay employee in cyberstalking case pleads guilty

May. 12, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former eBay Inc. executive pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included the delivery of live spiders and other disturbing items to their home. David Harville, eBay’s former director of global...

Weyerhaeuser settles suit for $600K over water violations

May. 12, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Timber company Weyerhaeuser will pay $600,000 after reaching a settlement with conservation group Columbia Riverkeeper, despite denying allegations it had broken Washington state water quality laws. The Daily News in Longview reported Riverkeeper in March...

Arkansas sues drug companies over high insulin prices

May. 11, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Wednesday sued several drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers over the cost of insulin for diabetes, accusing the companies of conspiring to inflate the price of the medication. The lawsuit filed in state court accuses manufacturers...

Judge won't make Sen. Warren retract letter about COVID book

May. 10, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has declined to order Sen. Elizabeth Warren to retract statements she made criticizing a book that promotes misinformation about COVID-19 and suggesting that companies that sold it might face liability. U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein...

Facebook sued in Kenya over work conditions for moderators

May. 10, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A man who says he is “destroyed” after working as a content moderator for Facebook has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of human trafficking Africans to work in an exploitative and unsafe facility in Kenya. The case against Meta Platforms, the Menlo...

Mississippi sues Favre, wrestlers, over welfare misspending

May. 09, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre and three former pro wrestlers along with several other people and businesses to try to recover millions of misspent welfare dollars that were intended to help some of the poorest...

Face-scanner Clearview agrees to limits in court settlement

May. 09, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has agreed to restrict the use of its massive collection of face images to settle allegations that it collected people's photos without their consent. The company in a legal filing Monday agreed to permanently stop selling...