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Blue states file appeal in legal battle over SALT tax deductions

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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland filed an appeal on Tuesday, contesting the dismissal of their federal lawsuit over the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions. Source link: Click here for more
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Texas is the latest state to defect from the lawsuit against Sprint/T-Mobile deal

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The $26 million Sprint-T-Mobile deal would shrink the number of mobile carriers from four to three. Source link: Click here for more
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GM sues Fiat Chrysler alleging bribery scheme in union negotiations

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General Motors filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler and its former executives on Wednesday, accusing the automaker of bribing United Auto Workers officials to receive more favorable terms in labor negotiations. Source link: Click here for more
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Lawsuit claims Burger King’s Impossible Whoppers are contaminated by meat

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Burger King was sued on Monday by a vegan customer who accused the fast-food chain of contaminating its meatless “Impossible” Whoppers by cooking them on the same grills as its traditional meat burgers. Source link: Click here for more
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GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits

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As flight paths changed, residents of Boston; San Francisco; Culver City, Calif.; and Washington, D.C., sued the F.A.A. over the resulting increase in noise. The city of Phoenix brought the first successful lawsuit and had the flight paths reversed in 2017. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport tallied fewer than 25...
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Gates says Trump talked to Stone about WikiLeaks, in contrast with president’s claim to Mueller

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Trump had told special counsel Robert Mueller last November in a written response, “I do not recall discussing WikiLeaks with” Roger Stone. Source link: Click here for more
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Former Villanova football player sues NCAA for minimum wage violations

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Former Villanova defensive back Trey Johnson filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA and many of its Division I member schools on Wednesday, seeking to hold the NCAA and its member schools accountable for refusing to pay student athletes. Source link: Click here for more
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Multibillion-dollar opioid settlement talks falter as first federal trial is set to start on Monday

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A landmark trial stemming from the U.S. opioid epidemic is expected to begin on Monday after last-ditch talks to strike a multibillion-dollar settlement faltered on Friday, according to an attorney for local governments. Source link: Click here for more
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‘Full halt’: Trump’s White House says it will not cooperate with House impeachment inquiry

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The White House said Tuesday that it will not cooperate with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, claiming that the proceedings amount to “baseless, unconstitutional efforts to overturn the democratic process.” Source link: Click here for more
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Trial Begins in Case of Arab Man Detained at Gunpoint by Avon Police After Hotel Employees Falsely Said He Was Pledging ISIS

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click to enlarge Avon Police body camera still An Emirati man named Ahmed Al-Menhali in June 2016 arrived at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Avon looking for a room. A hotel employee, rather than helping him book a room, instead saw a “man in full head dress with multiple...
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City of Cleveland Will Pay $225,000 Settlement to Greg Johnson, 2016 RNC Flag Burner

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click to enlarge The city of Cleveland will pay a $225,000 settlement to Gregory Johnson, the protestor who burned an American flag outside of the 2016 RNC in Cleveland. Johnson had filed a federal lawsuit against Cleveland alleging violations of his First and Fourth Amendment rights stemming from his arrest...

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