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Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

May. 25, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers and former managers of the Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid...

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

May. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western...

Duck boat crash driver accepts $2M settlement from company

May. 25, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The driver of a duck boat vehicle in the 2015 deadly crash in Seattle has accepted a $2 million settlement for his claims against the tour company. SeattlePI.com reports Eric Bishop announced the settlement Friday in response to a lawsuit he had filed against Ride the Ducks International....

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

May. 25, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his...

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May. 25, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam...

Marijuana businesses urge judge to review Nevada licenses

May. 24, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge shouldn't tip the scales as dozens of businesses that lost bids to open marijuana dispensaries push to freeze new licenses in Nevada's booming cannabis market, an attorney for the state argued Friday. Companies that didn't win the licenses are improperly asking Clark County...

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky

May. 24, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky's Noah's ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and...

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

May. 24, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed the lawsuit on...

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit

May. 24, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of "psychopathy," the Los Angeles Times reported. The confidential report was among USC...

Lawsuits say Cento isn't canning real San Marzano tomatoes

May. 24, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what's inside the can isn't the real thing. New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods called the claims "wrongful" this week and...