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The Latest: EPA not commenting on Hudson River lawsuit

Aug. 21, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over Hudson River cleanup (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency is not commenting on a lawsuit filed by New York officials who are seeking additional cleanup of the Hudson River. The...

Alex and Ani drops $1.2 billion suit against Bank of America

Aug. 21, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jewelry maker Alex and Ani has dropped its $1.2 billion discrimination lawsuit against Bank of America that had alleged "gender bias and greed." The Providence Journal reports the Rhode Island company agreed to voluntarily dismiss the suit after reaching a confidential agreement with...

Residents sue MPCA for data on White Bear Township business

Aug. 21, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) — More than 100 residents near a White Bear Township manufacturer that's been cited for violating its permit are suing the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, saying it has refused to release data about the company. The residents' attorneys say they've been trying to get...

Lawsuits filed against operator of medical equipment cleaner

Aug. 20, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly three dozen people have sued the operator of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant they claim emits fumes that have adversely affected their health, lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Tuesday. The 32 lawsuits filed against Sterigenics LLC this week in Cook County seek...

California pension fund wants to join Facebook lawsuit

Aug. 20, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's teacher pension fund says it wants to join a lawsuit seeking to change Facebook's corporate governance practices. The California State Teachers' Retirement System said Tuesday it will ask a judge to be added to a pending lawsuit against Facebook's leadership, which...

Justice Department sues to block merger of airline IT firms

Aug. 20, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix, a rival provider of technology services to airlines. In a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday, the government says Sabre pursued the $360 million deal to eliminate a competitor that has disrupted the market with more...

2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

Aug. 20, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on the drug industry's accountability for a nationwide opioid crisis. Dublin, Ireland-based Endo Pharmaceuticals announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay the Ohio counties of Cuyahoga...

The Latest: 2nd company settles with counties in opioid suit

Aug. 20, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on litigation over opioids (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A second drugmaker has agreed to settle lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties over the opioid crisis. Frank Gallucci, a lawyer for Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County, told Cleveland.com and other media outlets that Allergan...

CEO: Refinery by Roosevelt National Park 1 year behind plan

Aug. 20, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Lawsuits from environmentalists and landowners have made investors skittish and delayed progress another year on the proposed $800 million oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, the developer's top executive said. Meridian wants to build the...

Judge rules lawsuit over oilfield waste can proceed

Aug. 20, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge says a lawsuit over oilfield waste can move forward. Jones County Circuit Court Judge Dal Williamson ruled Monday that Tae and Diedra Baucum can sue a number of companies including Petro Harvester Oil & Gas. WDAM-TV reports the Baucums allege waste buried nearby...