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Cardinals rookie Marvin Harrison Jr. sued by apparel manufacturer Fanatics for breach of contract

May. 19, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Apparel manufacturer Fanatics has filed a lawsuit against Arizona Cardinals rookie receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., alleging breach of contract. The lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court on Saturday claims Harrison did not fulfill his obligations and estimated the...

Diddy admits beating ex-girlfriend Cassie, says he's sorry, calls his actions 'inexcusable'

May. 19, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs admitted that he beat his ex-girlfriend Cassie in a hotel hallway in 2016 after CNN released video of the attack, saying in a video apology he was “truly sorry” and his actions were “inexcusable.” “I take full responsibility for...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs abuse allegations: A timeline of key events

May. 19, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has apologized after newly released video showed him beating his former singing protege and girlfriend Cassie in a Los Angeles hotel in 2016. The video was aired by CNN Friday six months after the R&B singer filed a lawsuit that set off...

‘How do you get hypothermia in a prison?’ Records show hospitalizations among Virginia inmates

May. 19, 2024 02:50 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia State Police investigator seemed puzzled about what the inmate was describing: “unbearable” conditions at a prison so cold that toilet water would freeze over and inmates were repeatedly treated for hypothermia. “How do you get hypothermia in...

Video appears to show Sean 'Diddy' Combs beating singer Cassie in hotel hallway in 2016

May. 18, 2024 15:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Security video aired by CNN appears to show Sean “Diddy” Combs attacking singer Cassie in a Los Angeles hotel hallway in 2016, the latest in a monthslong series of public allegations and revelations of physical and sexual violence from the hip-hop mogul. The...

Federal judge hears challenges to NYC’s fee for drivers into Manhattan

May. 17, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s first-in-the-nation plan to levy a hefty toll on drivers entering much of traffic-choked Manhattan was the focus of a legal battle that played out in federal court Friday. A Manhattan judge heard arguments in lawsuits brought by unionized public school...

Parents of disabled children sue Indiana over Medicaid changes addressing $1 billion shortfall

May. 17, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Parents of two children with disabilities are suing an Indiana agency in federal court over changes to attendant care services they say violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and federal Medicaid laws. A state agency overseeing Medicaid has reimbursed...

Judge rejects former Delaware trooper's discrimination lawsuit against state police

May. 17, 2024 16:14 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday in favor of the Delaware State Police in a lawsuit filed by a former trooper who said she was subjected to years of discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation as she rose through the ranks. Police sergeant Nicole Oldham, 49,...

Democratic South Carolina House member has law license suspended after forgery complaint

May. 17, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A legislator in South Carolina has had his law license suspended after a former client accused him of forging his signature to reach a settlement in a lawsuit without his permission. Democratic Rep. Marvin Pendarvis cannot practice law until the state...

Latinos found jobs and cheap housing in a Pennsylvania city but political power has proven elusive

May. 17, 2024 01:25 AM EDT

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Latinos seeking jobs and affordable housing have transformed Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in recent decades, but a federal lawsuit argues the way representatives are elected to their local school board is unfairly shutting them out of power. Nearly two-thirds of...