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Daryl Hall accuses John Oates of 'ultimate partnership betrayal' in plan to sell stake in business

Nov. 29, 2023 21:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Daryl Hall has accused his longtime music partner John Oates of committing the “ultimate partnership betrayal” by planning to sell his share of the Hall & Oates duo's joint venture without the other's permission, Hall said in a court declaration supporting his...

Virginia state senator seeks dismissal of lawsuit over 'baseless' residency allegations

Nov. 29, 2023 19:31 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state senator asked a court Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges her qualification to hold office over what her attorneys called “baseless” allegations that she did not meet the state's residency requirements. Democrat Ghazala Hashmi...

Black employees file federal discrimination suit against Chicago utility

Nov. 29, 2023 19:05 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A group of current and former employees at a Chicago utility have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company discriminated against them because they're Black. The 11 plaintiffs filed the action Tuesday against Peoples Gas, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. ...

Indiana judge dismisses state's lawsuit against TikTok that alleged child safety, privacy concerns

Nov. 29, 2023 18:55 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state accusing TikTok of deceiving its users about the level of inappropriate content for children on its platform and the security of its consumers' personal information. A pair of lawsuits...

Young activists who won Montana climate case want to stop power plant on Yellowstone River

Nov. 29, 2023 18:19 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Fresh off a legal victory earlier this year in a landmark climate change case, a group of young environmental activists is trying to persuade the Montana Supreme Court to stop a natural gas power plant that's being built on the banks of the Yellowstone River. ...

An Indiana judge dismisses a lawsuit against TikTok that had accused the app of deceiving its users

Nov. 29, 2023 18:12 PM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge dismisses a lawsuit against TikTok that had accused the app of deceiving its users.

Deutsche Bank was keen to land a 'whale' of a client in Trump, documents at his fraud trial show

Nov. 29, 2023 17:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Deutsche Bank viewed Donald Trump as a “whale” of a client, was eager to land him and eagerly cultivated a relationship that grew from $13,000 worth of revenue to $6 million in two years, according to documents presented Wednesday at the former president's civil fraud trial. ...

Businesses where George Floyd was killed sue Minneapolis, saying police are not protecting the area

Nov. 29, 2023 16:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several stores at the location where George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police in 2020 have sued the city, accusing it of neglecting the area and hurting business. The lawsuit, filed in mid-November in state court, also names Mayor Jacob Frey and other...

Judge to review new settlement on ACLU of Maine lawsuit over public defenders

Nov. 29, 2023 16:29 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — State officials and a civil rights group have reached a new settlement to present to a judge for improving Maine's system for providing attorneys for residents who cannot afford them, officials said Wednesday. The same judge who rejected the original...

Residents in St. Croix sue government over water contaminated with lead and copper

Nov. 29, 2023 14:29 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of residents have sued a public utility company in the U.S. Virgin Islands after authorities there reported finding high levels of lead and copper in the tap water on St. Croix. The report caused panic and forced tens of thousands to rely on bottled water. ...