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Workers sue Disney claiming they were fraudulently induced to move to Florida from California

Jun. 21, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney workers are suing their employer, claiming they were fraudulently induced to move from California to Florida to work in a new office campus only to have those plans later scrapped amid a fight between the entertainment giant and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. ...

The Supreme Court rejects a settlement in a water dispute between New Mexico and Texas

Jun. 21, 2024 12:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a settlement between Western states over the management of one of North America’s longest rivers. In a 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the water-sharing deal between Texas and New Mexico can't go through because the...

Youth in Hawaii took on the state government over climate change. A historic settlement has emerged

Jun. 21, 2024 12:41 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Thirteen children and teens in Hawaii took the state government to court over the threat posed by climate change. Now they're celebrating a settlement that emphasizes a plan to decarbonize Hawaii's transportation system in the next 20 years. It's the latest example...

New York state prisons violate solitary confinement rules, judge says

Jun. 20, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's state prison system has been holding inmates in solitary confinement for too long, in violation of state law, a state judge ruled this week. State Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant said in a decision filed Thursday that the state Department of...

Rapper Travis Scott arrested after Miami Beach police say he drunkenly yelled at people on a yacht

Jun. 20, 2024 20:25 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott was arrested in Miami Beach early Thursday on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and public intoxication after officers say they found him at the city's marina shouting obscenities at people on a yacht and disobeyed their order to leave. ...

TikTok accuses federal agency of 'political demagoguery' in legal challenge against potential US ban

Jun. 20, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

TikTok disclosed a letter Thursday that accused the Biden administration of engaging in “political demagoguery” during high-stakes negotiations between the government and the company as it sought to relieve concerns about its presence in the U.S. The letter — sent to David...

Here's what you need to know about the lawsuit against the NFL by 'Sunday Ticket' subscribers

Jun. 20, 2024 14:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The way the NFL can distribute its package of out-of-market games could be decided in federal court as the result of a class-action lawsuit. Subscribers to the NFL's “Sunday Ticket” package are claiming the league broke antitrust laws by selling its package...

Tale of a changing West

Jun. 20, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

Doug Rand is a lucky man. The 84-year-old Gallatin Gateway resident is a former assistant professor at Montana State University and lives in a home he designed and built himself over more than 50 years. Rand’s home, a storybook creation with twisting metalwork,...

American Airlines CEO says the removal of several Black passengers from a flight was 'unacceptable'

Jun. 20, 2024 12:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines put an unspecified number of employees on leave for their involvement in an incident in which several Black passengers were removed from a flight in Phoenix, allegedly over a complaint about body odor. American CEO Robert Isom wrote in a note to...

Snapchat Inc. to pay $15 million to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuit in California

Jun. 19, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Snapchat Inc. will pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by California’s civil rights agency that claimed the company discriminated against female employees, failed to prevent workplace sexual harassment and retaliated against women who complained. The...