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San Francisco subpoenas unauthorized COVID testing operator

Jan. 20, 2022 18:59 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's city attorney has issued subpoenas seeking records from an unauthorized COVID-19 test operator and laboratory suspected of trying to scam people out of money or personal information. City Attorney David Chiu announced the legal action Thursday...

Second case dropped against man who exposed Iowa hog deaths

Jan. 20, 2022 13:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A year after dropping charges against an activist who exposed what many viewed as the inhumane killing of hundreds of pigs at two Iowa pork plants, prosecutors have dropped a second case against him. The dismissal of the second case against Matt Johnson, an...

Minnesota attorney general sues 2 companies over COVID tests

Jan. 19, 2022 19:40 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s top law enforcement official filed suit against two Illinois-based companies Wednesday over the results of COVID-19 tests he said were often slow to arrive and not accurate. Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking an injunction and financial...

Texas sues Google over local radio ads for its smartphones

Jan. 19, 2022 19:19 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general on Wednesday sued Google, alleging the company asked local radio DJs to record personal endorsements for smartphones that they hadn't used or been provided. In the lawsuit filed in Montgomery County, Republican Attorney General Ken...

New York AG says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

Jan. 19, 2022 17:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers and other property to get loans and tax benefits. In a court...

What comes next in New York's investigation of Donald Trump

Jan. 19, 2022 17:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After investigating former President Donald Trump for several years, New York Attorney General Letitia James used a court filing Tuesday to outline much of the evidence her investigators have gathered so far. The legal memo claimed the Republican's company used “fraudulent or...

New York investigators tell court Trump's company used "fraudulent or misleading" documents to get loans, tax breaks

Jan. 19, 2022 01:14 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New York investigators tell court Trump's company used "fraudulent or misleading" documents to get loans, tax breaks.

Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70B

Jan. 18, 2022 19:23 PM EST

Microsoft is paying the enormous sum of nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo while raising questions about the deal’s possible anti-competitive effects. ...

New York mobile sports bets likely pass New Jersey for No. 1

Jan. 18, 2022 15:26 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New York likely surpassed New Jersey for the top spot in the U.S. sports betting market during the first two weekends that mobile bets were offered, according to a company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where...

US regulators aiming at illegal and anticompetitive mergers

Jan. 18, 2022 15:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. competition regulators have mounted an effort to tighten enforcement against illegal mergers, in line with President Joe Biden’s mandate for greater scrutiny to big business combinations. The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission announced...