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  • With no choice but Trump, voter sues over Minnesota primary

    12/22/2019 9:27:29 AM PST · by bgill · 37 replies
    kxan ^ | Dec. 21, 2019 | AP
    A Minnesota voter frustrated because President Donald Trump would be the only name on the state Republican primary ballot in March is challenging the move and muddying the launch of the state’s first presidential primary in decades. Jim Martin, of Lake Elmo, a small business operator and political independent, filed a lawsuit over the primary rules, the Star Tribune reported. Martin said he doesn’t want to participate in a “Soviet-style” election in which the political parties dictate who the voters can elect. “I want to be in an American election,” Martin said. “It’s something that sets us apart from the...
  • Trump: "We're Going to Take Look At' Suing Schiff, Pelosi"

    10/13/2019 10:20:34 AM PDT · by grimalkin · 33 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10/13/19 | Eric Mack
    Trump said "this crooked" Schiff "fraudulently mischaracterized" his July 25 Ukraine phone call to congratulate the new president "to make it sound absolutely horrible." "I'm going to go after him," Trump said. "They say, 'sir, he has immunity, because he said it in Congress he has immunity.' I don't care about immunity. He can't have immunity. He made up a phone call." Trump added his "totally congenial" phone call was twisted by a "totally terrible fraudulent thing" as Schiff was "talking to the American public, lying and cheating" and now "he has to pay a big price." Trump: Even if...
  • Injured trespasser suing rural Alberta landowner who fired warning shots

    09/25/2019 5:34:17 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 15 replies
    A southern Alberta farmer who faced criminal charges for defending his property from suspected thieves is now being sued by one of the intruders. Edouard Maurice was accused of shooting a trespasser in February 2018 after he fired off warning shots when he encountered two people rummaging through his vehicles at his property near Okotoks, south of Calgary. Now Maurice is being sued for $100,000 by Ryan Watson, whose arm was injured and required surgery after the confrontation.
  • States Sue Generic Drug Makers Over Alleged Price-Fixing Schemes

    05/12/2019 6:19:29 AM PDT · by Galatians328 · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 05/12/2019 12:00 am ET
    Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, arthritis and other medical conditions
  • 6 States And District Of Columbia Sue Over School Lunches

    04/03/2019 10:55:07 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 42 replies
    AP via WBAY ^ | 04/03/19
    <p>Six states and the District of Columbia sued the Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying it weakened nutritional standards in school breakfasts and lunches when it relaxed the requirements affecting salt and refined grains last year.</p> <p>The lawsuit in Manhattan federal court asked a judge to overturn the changes, saying they were carried out in an arbitrary and capricious manner.</p>
  • Covington Catholic lawyer adds Rep. Ilhan Omar to ‘libel,’ ‘get sued’ list

    01/24/2019 3:23:35 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 86 replies
    rollcall.com ^ | 1/24/19 | Griffin Connolly
    Rep. Ilhan Omar is the latest public figure to catch the attention of the attorney for the Covington Catholic students, Robert Barnes, who is threatening to sue just about anyone who he thinks spread “libel” against his clients. “This is libel. Retract, or get sued,” Barnes tweeted, quoting a now-deleted tweet from the Minnesota Democrat in which she claimed the teens were at fault for the confrontation Saturday at the Indigenous People’s March in Washington, D.C., between the students from the Northern Kentucky school and Native American Nathan Phillips. “The boys were protesting a woman’s right to choose & yelled...
  • Man who tried to drown himself in Fairfax, Va. pool is suing the people who pulled him out

    04/30/2018 2:05:37 PM PDT · by BBell · 34 replies
    When he was made assistant manager of a pool in Fairfax, Virginia, two years ago, Mateusz Fijalkowski spoke barely any English and did not know how to swim. In the United States from Poland on a summer program, Fijalkowski spent most of his time here hospitalized after nearly drowning in that pool. Now Fijalkowski, 23, is suing the police officers and lifeguard who pulled him out. Often police are sued for being too aggressive with mentally ill people; in this instance, they are accused of not doing enough to stop a man in the midst of a bipolar episode. Fijalkowski...
  • Eric Holder, California to Sue Trump Admin Over Reinstating Citizenship To Census

    03/27/2018 6:21:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 98 replies
    Blunt Force Truth via GP ^ | 03/27/18 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Trump administration announced Monday night it will be reinstating a citizenship question to the decennial census in 2020, prompting threats of lawsuits by prominent Democrats. Former Obama Attorney General Eric Holder and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra separately announced they will file respective lawsuits to stop the citizenship question from being asked during the census. Holder’s statement called the move by the Trump administration a “direct attack on our representative democracy.” Becerra called the decision, “illegal.” The Commerce Department, which oversees the census, issued a statement announcing the decision: Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that a question...
  • Rebel Rags files lawsuit against MSU's Leo Lewis and Kobe Jones, Lindsey Miller

    06/12/2017 3:49:23 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 6 replies
    The Clarion Ledger ^ | Published 10:26 p.m. CT June 11, 2017 | Antonio Morales
    NOTE: Ole miss is the school of Shep Smith, Thad Cochran, and Trent Lott. OXFORD – More fallout from the NCAA's probe into Ole Miss' football program continued Sunday. Rebel Rags, an Oxford-based retail clothing store specializing in Ole Miss gear, has filed a lawsuit against Mississippi State's Leo Lewis and Kobe Jones, and Lindsey Miller in Lafayette County Circuit Court. Charlie Merkel, one of the attorneys representing Rebel Rags, confirmed the suit was filed Friday afternoon and the servicing process was completed Sunday. Mississippi State had no comment on the situation.
  • Students Sue Fresno State Professor for Violating free Speech

    05/11/2017 6:34:47 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 18 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 5/11/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    Two members of Students for Life at Fresno State University have filed a lawsuit against assistant professor of public health, Greg Thatcher, for violating their right to free speech when he and his students erased their pro-life chalk messages off the sidewalk. The pro-life group claimed they had permission from Student Involvement and email as proof. In a video that surfaced, a number of students are seen scrubbing the pro-life messages off the sidewalk with their shoes. When confronted by pro-life members Bernadette Tasy and Jesus Herrera, they reply their teacher, “Thatcher,” told them to do it.
  • Buzzfeed Being Sued For Defamation Over Unproven Trump Dossier

    03/30/2017 5:49:47 PM PDT · by davikkm · 13 replies
    Buzzfeed is being sued for defamation regarding Russian interference in U.S. election. Aleksei Gubarev, a Cyprus-based businessman, is suing the tacky “news” and media outlet Buzzfeed for defamation in regards to their publishing of “an unproven dossier on President Donald Trump’s purported activities involving Russia,” along with allegations of Russian interference in the recent U.S. election. Gubarev alleges that his companies, as well as himself, were linked without validity in the dossier to the Russian hacking of Democratic Party figures. The damages Gubarev is seeking from Buzzfeed and Ben Smith, their top editor, is currently unspecified.
  • U.S. Attorney General pushes to stop suing local police [YES!]

    02/28/2017 10:57:16 PM PST · by catnipman · 17 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/28/2017 | Julia Edwards Ainsley
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday that the federal government should stop spending money to sue local police departments, signaling a sharp departure from the previous administration's policy toward law enforcement exhibiting patterns of racism or excessive force.
  • Forced to watch child porn for their job, Microsoft employees developed PTSD

    01/11/2017 5:47:03 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 25 replies
    Unsurprisingly, having to watch upsetting content like that every day takes a toll on moderators.
  • WikiLeaks To Sue CNN For Defamation

    01/04/2017 11:45:11 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/04/17 | Tyler Durden
    Moments ago, Wikileaks tweeted that as a result of a segment airing on CNN, the whiste-blowing organization announced it has "issued instructions to sue CNN for defamation." As indication of the "plot line", Wikileaks provides a link to the following McClatchy article, which lays out "the strange tale of a dating site’s attacks on WikiLeaks founder Assange" which writes the following: For an online dating site, toddandclare.com seems really good at cloak-and-dagger stuff. Disconnected phones. Mystery websites. Actions that ricochet around the globe. But the attention grabber is the Houston-based company’s target: Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, whose steady...
  • Michigan couple sues Pokemon, claims they don't feel safe on own porch

    08/16/2016 2:02:54 PM PDT · by bgill · 36 replies
    mlive.com ^ | August 15, 2016 | Benjamin Raven
    Scott and Jayme Dodich of St. Clair Shores filed a class-action lawsuit last week in northern California against San Francisco-based Niantic Inc., Pokemon Company and the Nintendo Company, alleging the game illegally places Pokestops and PokeGyms on private property without permission, according to court documents...Plaintiffs soon learned that Defendant Niantic had placed a Pokémon Gym and at least seven Pokéstops on the park, and had placed Pokémon on Plaintiffs' property as well...The plaintiffs allege Pokemon Go users were "on our lawns ... looking right into our windows to catch a Pokemon." They claim they don't feel safe "sitting on our...
  • Two Benghazi parents sue Hillary Clinton...

    08/08/2016 10:59:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    AOL News ^ | 8/8/16 | Pete Williams
    The parents of two Americans killed in the 2012 terrorist attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court Monday against Hillary Clinton. In the suit, Patricia Smith and Charles Woods, the parents of Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods, claim that Clinton's use of a private e-mail server contributed to the attacks. They also accuse her of defaming them in public statements. Smith was an information management officer and Woods was a security officer, both stationed in Benghazi. "The Benghazi attack was directly and proximately caused, at a minimum by defendant Clinton's 'extreme...
  • Keystone blowback: TransCanada sues Obama for $15 billion

    07/01/2016 6:25:46 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/01/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Seven years of foot-dragging followed by a political denial cost the company a fortune. The boss explained in detail back in November why Obama’s refusal to permit the Keystone XL pipeline was a load of crap. We’ve talked about it a lot here, and when we do, we usually focus on all the economic benefits to the United States that were lost because Obama chose to cater to his extreme leftist environmentalist base rather than govern like a serious person. But we didn’t focus quite as much on the blow this dealt to TransCanada, the company that proposed to build...
  • More Trump: I'll sue Cruz over his eligibility if he doesn't take down

    02/15/2016 6:37:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 172 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 15, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    He said the same thing last week about suing Cruz if he doesn’t play nice, which is a weirdly conditional approach to the idea of someone whom you think is constitutionally ineligible becoming president. But we’ve been over that. Read this post if you missed it on Friday. What I want to know is what he means when he says the RNC should “intervene.” Intervene in what? Ted Cruz is a totally unstable individual. He is the single biggest liar I've ever come across, in politics or otherwise, and I have seen some of the best of them. His statements...
  • WACO JUDGE AGREES TO LET MOST BIKERS GO – IF THEY SIGN A CONTRACT

    06/01/2015 8:57:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    The Washington Weekly News ^ | 05/31/15 | Staff
    WACO JUDGE AGREES TO LET MOST BIKERS GO – IF THEY SIGN A CONTRACT VOWING NOT TO SUE FOR WRONGFUL ARREST “It appears the public defenders office in McLennan County is involved in this scurrilous activity,” said Paul Looney, a Houston attorney with Looney & Conrad, P.C. “I’ve never seen anything like the lawlessness that the authorities have perpetrated on these people and now to add insult to injury they are trying to cover their own tracks in exchange for bond.”
  • This evangelist asked a gay bakery to make a traditional marriage cake. Now he may face charges.

    04/10/2015 12:33:57 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 72 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/9/15 | Kirsten Andersen
    April 9, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Joshua Feuerstein was just trying to make a point. Now, he may face legal action, as a bakery that refused to provide him with a cake opposing same-sex “marriage” threatens to sue him for taking their conversation public. The bakery owner is also threatening to press charges related to the recording of the phone call. In the wake of heated national debate over whether business owners should have the right to refuse to participate in same-sex “weddings” that violate their religious beliefs, Feuerstein, an internet evangelist, decided to see if pro-gay business owners would give...