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  • Suit claims California hospital dumped patients

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is suing a suburban hospital it claims dumped homeless patients on skid row. The Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1twkwGE ) says the city attorney sued Glendale Adventist Medical Center on Wednesday, alleging that over the past four years it transported mentally...

  • After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'

    NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law...

  • Quinn signs legislation requiring transit review

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable. The legislation requires advance transit board and House and Senate committee review for any proposed...

  • Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights. The three...

  • Supreme Court won't take up term limits appeal

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court is refusing to take up an appeal of a lower court's ruling that prohibits a vote on term limits from appearing on the November ballot. The Supreme Court issued the order Friday afternoon shortly after the Illinois State Board of Elections...

  • Fanning the flames of racial tension

    For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative. 

  • White House tries to comply with Supreme Court ruling on birth control

    The Obama administration said for-profit companies like Hobby Lobby can avoid paying for their employees' birth control costs through the same Obamacare exemption given to religious groups.

  • Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion in multi-state, federal settlement

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Thursday a $16.65 billion multi-state and federal settlement has been reached with Bank of America and its two subsequent acquisitions to resolve allegations they unlawfully packaged securities containing toxic...

  • Indiana AG files lawsuit against ex-city employee, contractor

    WARSAW, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit Thursday against a former Warsaw city official and a pipe contractor who allegedly defrauded about $334,000 from the city. Zoeller Lacy Francis Jr., the former street superintendent for the city of...

  • Ohio AG files lawsuit against owner of garbage collection business

    EATON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday his office has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a Preble County garbage collection and disposal business who allegedly failed to deliver services after accepting upfront payments. DeWine Abraham...

  • Federal Circuit revives antitrust claims accusing company of filing sham patent infringement lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has remanded a case that accused a patent holder of filing a sham infringement lawsuit and a sham citizen petition with a federal agency. Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. and United Research Laboratories Inc....

  • Calif. car dealer sues asbestos firm, calls its attorneys ‘shakedown artists’

    VISALIA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California car dealership has filed a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution against the Keller, Fishback & Jackson law firm for refusing to release the dealership from an asbestos wrongful death case despite allegedly having no evidence proving causation...

  • Illinois term limit battle could end Friday

    Illinois Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's last chance at getting term limits on the November ballot may come to an end Friday.

  • Judge rejects plea deal for ex-W&L student

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Rockbridge County judge has rejected a plea agreement for a former Washington and Lee University student accused of killing another student and injuring others during a December crash. The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1lkXXEX ) Judge Michael Irvine rejected...

  • Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed teenager, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged. To most people, an 18-year-old unarmed man may not appear to pose a deadly threat. But a...



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    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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