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Biden vows to nominate Black woman to U.S. Supreme Court by end of February

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Biden vows “rigorous” search for Breyer’s successor President wants Senate to “move promptly” on nominee WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said he plans by the end of February to nominate a Black woman to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a historic first......

Court dismisses claims Robinhood wrongly restricted “meme stock” trades

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The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, U.S., July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 27 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court on Thursday dismissed......

Dubai regulator fines Abraaj founder Naqvi $136 million

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Arif Naqvi, founder and Group CEO, Abraaj Capital, and Co-Chair of the Governors Meeting for Investors 2010 attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Dubai’s financial regulator......

Top U.S. oil states vie for carbon capture oversight to speed up permits

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Jan 26 (Reuters) – Top U.S. oil-producing states are trying to wrest oversight of carbon capture wells from federal regulators, hoping to speed the oil industry’s preferred approach to combating climate warming amid calls for limits on fossil fuel production. Companies are proposing carbon capture and storage (CCS) hubs to......

Crowell opens health care consulting firm to address changing sector

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Washington, D.C.-founded law firm launches Crowell Health Solutions Trio of Crowell lawyers to lead the subsidiary The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We welcome......

Intel scores major win as court scraps $1.2 bln EU antitrust fine

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Jan 26 (Reuters) – Intel on Wednesday won its fight against a 1.06-billion-euro ($1.2 billion) EU antitrust fine that the U.S. chipmaker was handed 12 years ago for stifling a rival, in a major setback for EU antitrust regulators. The judgment by Europe’s second-top court in support of Intel’s arguments......

Untangling Vanessa Bryant’s Agonizing Legal Battle in the Aftermath of Kobe and Gianna’s Deaths – E! Online

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Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, started off normally enough for Kobe Bryant and his family. The retired NBA star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, who already dreamed of playing ball for… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Credit Suisse issues fourth-quarter profit warning as legal costs rise

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Credit Suisse logo in the window of a Credit Suisse Group AG bank branch in Zurich, Switzerland. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Credit Suisse announced on Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings are set to be “negatively impacted” by......

Three U.S. states, D.C. sue Google over location-tracking

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WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect......

Google faces lawsuits over location-tracking practices from U.S. states

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WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy......

Roe v. Wade marks 49th anniversary as Supreme Court decision looms

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Roe v. Wade marks 49th anniversary as Supreme Court decision looms – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Forty-nine years after its landmark inception, Roe v. Wade’s status is being questioned as the Supreme Court mulls over a decision on......

Chief Justice John Roberts created the legal landscape that doomed the voting rights bill, author says

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed to prevent local and state governments from adopting laws that denied citizens the equal right to vote based on race. The Shelby decision gutted the law by allowing states with a history......

UK lawmaker says she was sacked from ministerial job for her ‘Muslimness’

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MP Nusrat Ghani speaks during a session in Parliament in London, Britain May 12, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK’s first Muslim minister says her faith......

Confused Tsitsipas beats Paire without realising it

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MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Stefanos Tsitsipas staved off the incendiary Benoit Paire to reach the Australian Open fourth round on Saturday after a tough 6-3 7-5 6-7(2) 6-4 but was oblivious that he had won after converting match point. Paire dunked a forehand into the net on the first......

U.S. charges Texas man for threatening Georgia election officials

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Charges mark first case brought by federal task force created to fight wave of intimidation against election workers Election threats task force was formed after Reuters reported deluge of death threats in Georgia and other battleground states Suspect’s targets included Georgia Gov. Kemp, Secretary of State Raffensperger – source WASHINGTON,......

Amazon could face claims by U.S. agency over union supporter’s firing

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A labor board official found merit to claims that firing was unlawful Complaint will be issued unless Amazon settles Company was accused of interfering with Alabama union election Jan 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc may soon face claims from a U.S. labor board that it unlawfully fired a vocal union......

Federal judge Tarnow dies following distinguished legal career

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — U.S. District Judge Arthur Tarnow, who oversaw landmark and lurid cases during a 24-year career on the federal bench, handling everything from civil rights and sex discrimination matters to permanently sealing a black book listing thousands of sex ring customers,......

U.S. judge blocks Biden federal employee COVID vaccine mandate

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WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – A judge in Texas ruled on Friday that President Joe Biden could not require federal employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and blocked the U.S. government from disciplining employees who failed to comply. It was the latest setback to White House efforts to require......

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