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Dairy Queen loses lawsuit against bottled water company

Jun. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — American Dairy Queen Corp. has lost a federal lawsuit accusing a Massachusetts company of trademark infringement for attaching the name “Blizzard” to its bottled water. The Star Tribune reported Friday that U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson in St....

Estate of man who died in police custody sues city, officers

Jun. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a man who died in custody after being shot with a stun gun filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Indianapolis and six police officers. The estate of Herman Whitfield III is seeking compensatory and punitive damages following the...

Co-owners sue Georgia Power in $695M Vogtle contract dispute

Jun. 21, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The owners of a majority share of a nuclear power plant being expanded in Georgia are suing lead owner Georgia Power Co., claiming the company is trying to bilk them out of nearly $700 million by unilaterally changing a contract. The lawsuits, filed in recent days in...

Facebook and US sign deal to end discriminatory housing ads

Jun. 21, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will change its algorithms to prevent discriminatory housing advertising and its parent company will subject itself to court oversight to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday. In a release, U.S. government officials said it...

Parents of Albuquerque kids injured in crash sue car driver

Jun. 19, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The parents of three children injured in a crash involving an Albuquerque Public Schools bus four months ago have filed a lawsuit against the driver of the speeding car involved and his insurance company. The Albuquerque Journal reported Sunday that the 2nd...

New Jersey sues Ford over mining that tainted tribal land

Jun. 16, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials sued Ford Motor Co. on Thursday, alleging that the automaker contaminated the ancestral homeland of a Native American tribe by dumping paint sludge and other pollutants into a former mine. The action in state court seeks unspecified...

Mo'Nique, Netflix reportedly settle her suit alleging bias

Jun. 16, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mo'Nique and Netflix reportedly have settled her lawsuit that accused the streaming service of racial and sexual discrimination for allegedly making her a lowball offer for a proposed comedy special. The matter has been “amicably resolved,” Michael Parks, an...

Orioles release statement from Georgia Angelos rebuking suit

Jun. 15, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles released a statement from Georgia Kousouris Angelos on Wednesday that sternly rebuked the lawsuit last week that named both her and Orioles CEO John Angelos as defendants. John Angelos is Georgia's son. They were sued by his brother Lou...

Judge declines to open Tenn. Judicial Conference to public

Jun. 14, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday declined to order a meeting of the Tennessee Judicial Conference to be opened to the public, ruling after an attorney for the state testified the group would only engage in continuing legal education and make no policy decisions. ...

New York's lawsuit against NRA can move forward, judge rules

Jun. 10, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general's lawsuit against the National Rifle Association is no mere “witch hunt,” a New York judge ruled Friday in dismissing the gun rights advocacy group's claims that the case is a political vendetta. Manhattan Judge Joel M. Cohen's...