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  • House votes to sue President Obama over executive action

    The House Thursday passed a resolution authorizing an unprecedented congressional lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive authority to delay the employer mandate in the health insurance reform law.

  • Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The 168 juveniles recovered last month during an FBI child sex trafficking bust included some kids who had never been reported missing, a population that law enforcement encounters often and that child welfare advocates say they're especially concerned about. It's hard to...

  • Senate reprieve for highly contested border bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer. Senators voted 63-33 to advance the $3.5 billion emergency...

  • Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly. Right now it's expected to take 18 months for the state to get the medical marijuana program up and running. Many...

  • Ferguson sues man who founded dog rescue organization for not registering, providing records of spending

    Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Forks resident who allegedly raised $300,000 for a non-profit dog rescue organization without registering with the Secretary of State’s office. Stephen...

  • Military consumer lender settles with feds, states for $92M

    Schneiderman WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that a federal, multi-state coalition reached a global settlement worth approximately $92 million with a military consumer lender that allegedly exploited service members....

  • Legal practice settles with Idaho AG

    Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement on Tuesday with the owner of a legal practice that allegedly practiced law without being licensed in the state of Idaho. Ramon Martinez, the owner of Alianza Hispana Multiservice,...

  • Four reasons Harry Reid's ploy to stop a GOP border bill won't work

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.

  • What Nancy Pelosi was doing while giving a big speech against the GOP lawsuit

    Democrats Wednesday took to the House floor to protest the GOP resolution authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama as the party simultaneously worked to cash in on the matter.

  • Kan. auto dealer agrees to repay $2,000

    Schmidt LAWRENCE, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Tuesday that he recently obtained a $2,000 order against a Douglas County auto dealer that allegedly violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. Douglas County District Court Judge Robert...

  • Class action lawsuit filed against eBay over data breach

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against eBay after class members claim it failed to protect personal information when it suffered a data breach. In February or March, eBay’s files were accessed by identity thieves, without eBay’s...

  • Paul Ryan: Broader immigration reform dead under Obama

    Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.

  • Obama ‘cherry-picks’ laws to enforce, W.Va. AG’s suit alleges

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday said his office has filed a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s practice of “cherry-picking which laws his administration will enforce.” The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court...

  • Pa. AG settles with wedding videographer

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced a settlement on Friday with a Bucks County wedding videographer who allegedly failed to deliver wedding videos. Kane’s office received 83 complaints from consumers alleging they paid...

  • Brown: California willing to shelter more migrants

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to an immigration crisis that includes Mexico and Central America. "I would...



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