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Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

Jun. 14, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity's money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to boost his political fortunes during his run for the White House. The president called the case...

Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana

May. 16, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it. Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers heard testimony Wednesday from two women with terminal illnesses challenging the state's ban on smoking cannabis. Voters...

6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

May. 15, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma minimized risks and overstated benefits of long-term use of narcotic opioids, according to a civil complaint filed...

Federal judge tells NRA it must use real names in lawsuit

May. 14, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge ruled that the National Rifle Association must disclose the names of two teenagers if it wants to use them in a lawsuit challenging Florida's new gun law. The NRA is suing to block Florida's new gun law that requires anyone wanting to buy a gun to be 21 years old....

Federal court sides with Florida in voting rights battle

Apr. 25, 2018 9:27 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With time running out, a federal appeals court late Wednesday sided with Florida in an escalating battle over the state's process for restoring voting rights for former prisoners. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker had given Florida until Thursday to create a new process after ruling...

The Latest: Federal court sides with Florida in voting case

Apr. 25, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on restoring voting rights to felons after they leave prison in Florida (all times local): 8 p.m. A federal appeals court says Florida does not have to immediately overhaul its process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners. A three judge panel of the...