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France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers

The founder of the far-right National Front was charged with embezzlement of public funds. The scandal centered around the misuse of EU money to pay for France-...

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers

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CBI Raids Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding for Mr Grover's NGO....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal Lawyers for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person said Tuesday the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes by steering them toward bribe-paying...
12:52, 07/03/2019

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli due in court in college admissions scandal case amid spat over lawyers Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are due in court Tuesday for a hearing to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case....
15:13, 08/27/2019

Ghosn's Lawyers Push for Reason Why Nissan's Saikawa Wasn't Charged Carlos Ghosn’s defense team challenged Japanese prosecutors to explain why they didn’t charge Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa over allegations that the auto maker failed to report Mr. Ghosn’s compensation properly....
17:13, 06/24/2019

Former Audi boss charged in the VW diesel scandal that won't die Nearly four years after the automaker admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests, and after Volkswagen has now spent more than 30 billion euros on fines, settlements and other costs, its diesel emissions scandal continues to take a toll....
18:52, 07/31/2019

Former Audi CEO Stadler charged over Dieselgate scandal Rupert Stadler Rupert Stadler is among four people charged with failing to prevent sale of affected cars despite being told of defeat device Former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is among four people who have been charged by German prosecutor...
04:00, 08/01/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
02:39, 05/23/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Ex-UAW official charged in widening corruption scandal Jeffery Pietrzyk, who was an assistant to former UAW-GM Vice President Joe Ashton, is the 11th person charged in an ongoing federal corruption investigation....
01:26, 09/21/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
18:13, 06/14/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of affected Audi and VW vehicles thereafter....
12:52, 07/31/2019

Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Ex-Audi boss charged with fraud over 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal Rupert Stadler, who ran Audi until 2018, was arrested last year for his involvement in the "Dieselgate" scandal. Prosecutors allege Stadler allowed the sale of vehicles after he was made aware of emissions cheating....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Ex-Goldman banker charged in 1MDB scandal released on $20M bond A former Goldman Sachs banker was released on a $20 million bond Monday following his extradition from Malaysia to face charges in a massive money-laundering scandal that helped bankroll the Leo DiCaprio movie “The Wolf of Wall Street.” R...
04:52, 05/07/2019

Rupert Stadler, Ex-Audi Chief, Charged With Fraud in Diesel Scandal Mr. Stadler, who led Volkswagen’s Audi luxury car division, was charged in Munich with fraud and illegal advertising tied to the company’s diesel emissions scandal....
11:13, 07/31/2019

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and stepson of Malaysia’s former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment fund, becoming the third person in hi...
16:39, 07/05/2019

Chinese parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday...
14:13, 09/19/2019

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with money laundering in 1MDB scandal Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of the former prime minister, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz,...
15:39, 07/05/2019

Frances McDormand alleged Oscar thief won't be prosecuted Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against a man charged with stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar statuette from a 2018 Academy Awards after-party....
16:39, 08/21/2019

The One where Friends is Analysed to Death is not an episode we need to see | Frances Ryan There are, of course, valid criticisms to be made regarding the politics of the 1990s sitcom. But why argue over its quality?Ahead of Friends’ 25th anniversary this month, the website Buzzfeed has published a new viral article arguing that the much-l...
16:13, 09/03/2019

Frances Tiafoe shows how much he loves Kevin Durant Some newfound star power is putting Brooklyn back in style. Even in Queens. First, Frances Tiafoe nearly pulled off a U.S. Open upset of No. 6 Alexander Zverev, the German pulling out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 second-round win. Then Tiafoe rocked a b...
17:52, 08/30/2019

Frances Tiafoe: ‘I want to use my story to inspire others, you can’t make it up’ | Donald McRae Frances Tiafoe used to sleep at the tennis centre where his father was janitor. Now the son of immigrants from Sierra Leone is taking on the great names in the sport“It’s a movie, man, an absolute movie. I say it all the time,” Frances Tiafoe exclaim...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Online abuse of disabled people is getting worse – when will it be taken seriously? | Frances Ryan New research shows the extent of this depressing trend. Social media platforms and MPs have to get a grip of itI’ve never liked the term “real life” to signify “not online”. In an era when social media is central to much human interaction, and a phon...
20:00, 05/10/2019

US Open: Frances Tiafoe doesn’t need full-day’s work to advance Sometimes it feels like the U.S. Open was still being played in Forest Hills, when Frances Tiafoe was first pegged as the long-awaited next American star. Soon, however, the future could finally be here. The 21-year-old from Maryland cruised to a fir...
11:00, 08/28/2019

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate to all three women being at a bit of a crossroads. ...
04:52, 07/02/2019

New-look Citi Open announces Frances Tiafoe, Sloane Stephens among early commitments Washington’s professional tennis tournament, under new management and scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 4, is aiming to host a mix of up-and-coming players and established names....
03:26, 05/21/2019

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.        ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Nintendo's Lawyers Need To Chill Here’s a taste of where we’re at in 2019: Every single time Kotaku writes about a fan game involving Nintendo characters, the first comments are never about the ambition or quality of the project. They’re about a fear of Nintendo’s lawyers....
04:13, 06/27/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers going after him for nearly $500G Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein owes his former lawyers nearly $500,000 for work they did in four cases brought against him by insurance companies, according to new court documents....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Lawyers Press Case That 9/11 Confessions Given to F.B.I. Are Tainted The defense teams for those accused of plotting the attacks say the statements are inadmissible because interrogations conducted at Guantánamo Bay are tarnished by earlier torture at C.I.A. sites....
14:26, 07/29/2019

Alex Rodriguez And His Lawyers Very Much Don't Want Anyone To See A Photo Of Him On The Toilet There’s a photo of ESPN baseball analyst and former New York Yankees pariah Alex Rodriguez using a bathroom for its intended purpose. The picture was snapped from the building adjacent to A-Rod as he sat on the toilet, but there’s nothing explicit ab...
01:26, 05/18/2019

R. Kelly judgment withdrawn after lawyers say he can't read A judge who ordered a default judgment against R. Kelly after the singer failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by one of his alleged victims now says the suit can proceed....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape said Tuesday that her initial complaint charged she was a victim of "aggression," or "physical violence," by the player, though they added th...
16:13, 06/05/2019

Sears is getting sucked dry by pricey lawyers and bankers Surprise, surprise: Fancy lawyers are making a fortune off the Sears bankruptcy — and mom-and-pop suppliers are getting stiffed. An angry group of creditors claims that white-shoe law firms and pricey financial advisers in the Sears Chapter 11 case a...
16:39, 08/30/2019

Lawyers say ‘aggression’ was initial charge against Neymar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape say her initial complaint charged she was a victim of “aggression,” or “physical violence,” by ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

R. Kelly Judgment Withdrawn After Lawyers Say He Can’t Read CHICAGO (AP) — A judge who ordered a default judgment against R. Kelly after the singer failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by one of his alleged victims now says the suit can proceed. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Cook County Judge Moira Johns...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO ask Canadian justice minister to help TORONTO (AP) — Lawyers for a top Huawei executive are calling on Canada’s justice minister to intervene and stop a U.S. extradition request. Lawyers for Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou asked Justice Minister David Lametti for help Monday a...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Here’s why lawyers suing oil companies are following the opioid cases The cases are founded on the same legal theory — that the companies’ sale of allegedly harmful products is creating a crisis for which they are financially responsible....
16:13, 09/03/2019

Lawyers name more accused New Jersey predator priests Attorneys for a man seeking to force New Jersey's five Roman Catholic dioceses to release their clergy abuse records have issued their own list of more than 300 priests accused of child sexual abuse....
22:52, 05/06/2019

|ASITHAPPENED:GordhandoubtsMkhwebane'sintegrity,legalliteracyandConstitutionalgrasp-lawyers "The judgment confirms that a review of the Public Protector's report is no more than a Constitutional entitlement that all South Africans enjoy, including Minister Gordhan," his legal team said on Monday....
00:00, 07/30/2019

Lawyers working to avoid retrial of man just off death row Prosecutors and lawyers for a Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row before his conviction was tossed said Thursday that they are trying to work out an agreement to avoid his retrial....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Lawyers are trying to figure out who to sue in the event of an asteroid impact If you or a family member were struck by an asteroid, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the law offices of Jones, Anderson, and Leibovitz to see if you qualify. It’s hard to imagine a world so litigious that an extinction-level event could ge...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Lawyers say Ghosn surprised by Renault action against him PARIS (AP) — Lawyers for former Renault chief Carlos Ghosn say they’re surprised the French automaker’s board has launched legal proceedings against Ghosn. Renault said last week that an internal audit with its partner Nissan found $12.5 ...
01:13, 06/10/2019

QuadrigaCX’s auditor EY and its lawyers will get $1.6M while victims are kept waiting A judge in Canada has approved over $1.6 million in fees for businesses seeking to recover funds lost as a result of QuadrigaCX’s demise. In a legal notice published yesterday, Nova Scotia Supreme Court Judge Darlene Jamieson said: “There being no ex...
15:13, 08/01/2019

Lawyers’ feud turns into all-out courthouse brawl Disorder in the court! A Kentucky courthouse dispute escalated to an all-out brawl between two lawyers — landing one in jail and the other in a hospital bed, according to a report. Lindsey Scott, 63, faces assault charges for allegedly hurling ...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Lawyers: Tiger's restaurant destroyed evidence Attorneys for the family of Nicholas Immesberger have alleged that Tiger Woods' restaurant has destroyed video evidence of the employee drinking at the bar for three hours prior to his fatal crash....
19:39, 05/14/2019

"Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight......
12:39, 07/22/2019

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition o...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitutional....
08:52, 09/20/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Lawyers for Michael Flynn and US government clash over his sentencing Ex-Trump adviser’s lawyers say Flynn is not ready to be sentenced for lying about his discussions with Russian ambassadorFollow the latest in US politics – liveLawyers for former US national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal governme...
00:39, 08/31/2019

Lawyers, nurses, soldier, ballerina compete for Miss USA The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical nurse and a lawyer who represents prisoners for free...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Judge says R. Kelly’s lawyers have week to answer lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for R. Kelly have one week to respond to a lawsuit alleging sex abuse or face losing the case. Kelly’s attorneys sought to put the lawsuit on hold while the singer fights sex-related felony charges. Associate Judge Moir...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Michael Flynn’s Lawyers Escalate Attacks on Prosecutors Lawyers for Mr. Flynn, the former national security adviser, said they believed prosecutors had material that could exonerate him. The government dismissed those claims....
01:00, 08/31/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein was taken off suicide watch at his lawyers’ request Millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, who apparently killed himself while in federal custody in Manhattan, was taken off suicide watch in late July at the request of his attorneys, according to a report. The disgraced money manager was found unrespo...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have staged a march to put pressure on the city’s Department of Justice over what they say are political prose...
22:39, 08/07/2019

Prosecutors accuse Kraft’s lawyers of lying in court FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s defense attorneys are being accused of lying by prosecutors in his solicitation of prostitution case. The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office filed a motion Tuesday a...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers say accuser is trying to ‘conceal’ truth Attorneys for disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein claim a Netflix producer who accused their client of rape is trying to make herself look like more of a victim — by randomly redacting court documents in their civil court case....
13:39, 08/15/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his most constitutionally dubious actionsNot everyone thinks Donald Trump poses a direct and obvious threat to the rule of law. When h...
08:39, 05/20/2019

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier's estate this week Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New York jail cell....
12:15, 08/12/2019

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
00:39, 06/18/2019

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death for which he was condemned....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system. The lawyers an...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man’s life ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn’t cause the death for which he was condemned. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. He and...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Pragya Thakur Skips Court Again; She's In Hospital, Say Lawyers Pragya Thakur, who is one of the principal accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, skipped a scheduled court appearance on Tuesday despite an exemption application for the dates June 3 to June 7......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks probe....
00:52, 06/01/2019

Julian Assange too ill to appear in court via video link, lawyers say Hearing is latest stage in possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder to US Julian Assange was too ill to appear by video link for the latest hearing in relation to his possible extradition to the US, lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder told a court.The...
14:52, 05/30/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circu...
13:39, 06/28/2019

Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Ask Again For Her Release, Say She'll Never 'Betray Her Principles' Attorneys for Chelsea Manning on Friday have once again asked the court to release the activist and whistleblower from her confinement in Virginia on the basis that she cannot be coerced to testify in the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation in...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond...
15:52, 05/27/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
14:13, 06/03/2019

Harvey Weinstein replaces lawyers again in rape case Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein switched his legal team during an appearance Thursday in a Manhattan courtroom regarding his sexual assault case....
01:13, 07/12/2019

Lawyers Write To Chief Justice Over VK Tahilramani's Transfer Madras High Court lawyers have written a letter to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ranjan Gogoi urging him to reconsider transfer of Justice Vijaya Tahilramani to Meghalaya High Court and said that......
03:13, 09/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers Say He Didn't Do the Really Bad Kind of Sex Trafficking Alleged child abuser and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s attorneys filed paperwork on Thursday requesting a pre-trial release for their client, and claiming that Epstein should be allowed to wait out his court date in his lux—and thoroughly bizarr...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago wants to fire lawyers WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort told a judge she wants to fire her attorneys and represent herself. Yujing Zhang stunned a federal court in West Palm ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Martin Shkreli's Lawyers Ask Judges to Toss Conviction A lawyer for Martin Shkreli asked a federal appeals judges to overturn the former pharmaceutical executive’s criminal conviction for securities fraud, arguing the jury had been improperly instructed before deliberations....
03:26, 06/29/2019

Huawei CFO Meng's lawyers seek stay on U.S. extradition The defense team for Huawei Technologies CO.'s chief financial officer delayed formal extradition proceedings Wednesday, saying the Canadian government is withholding evidence concerning her arrest....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Association said late Tuesday that five of six detainees interviewed reported being stripped, beaten and ...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Money Amount, In DK Shivakumar Case, "Increasing Every Day": Lawyers Congress leader DK Shivakumar may influence witnesses in the money laundering case in which he has been arrested, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday told a Delhi court, which said it will pass an......
18:39, 09/21/2019

The Latest: Dad’s lawyers blame diseased brain for 5 deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A lawyer for a father facing a death penalty trial in the slayings of his five children in South Carolina says his diseased, damaged br...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges...
05:13, 07/17/2019

Trump lawyers to appear in court over subpoenas for financial records Lawyers for House committees and two banks also to appear amid president’s battle against congressional oversightFollow the latest in US politics – liveLawyers for Donald Trump, House committees and two banks are scheduled to appear in court Wednesda...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Bar complaint against 7 lawyers could lead to challenge of Utah polygamy law A complaint filed with the Utah State Bar that claims seven attorneys should not be allowed to practice because they are polygamists could provide grounds for a constitutional challenge to the state's bigamy law....
19:39, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Telescope lawyers call petition meritless Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
04:13, 07/17/2019

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal Independence Day holiday....
16:52, 07/04/2019

| Football Leaks hacker victim of 'judicial harassment', say lawyers Lawyers for Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, said that the continued pre-trial detention of their client amounted to organised "judicial harassment"....
21:52, 07/03/2019

Doctors, lawyers portray dire conditions for child migrants CLINT, Texas (AP) — Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilities where they say sleep-deprived, flu-stricken children are languishing in filthy conditions. Doctors ...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Lawyers representing consumers in the Equifax settlement could get up to $77.5 million. Is that fair? As is often the case in a class-action lawsuit settlement, consumers — the folks who bear the brunt of whatever corporate misdeed that is uncovered — get a pittance....
23:26, 08/08/2019

| Murdered hiker lawyers list 'failures' of Morocco state Lawyers for the family of a Danish hiker murdered last year in Morocco said say that authorities had failed to monitor the activities of some suspects before the killing....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
06:52, 06/29/2019

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers want conviction tossed because jury was ‘confused’ “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli remains in a Pennsylvania prison, but his prosecutor and his lawyer were in a Manhattan appellate courtroom Friday clashing over his claim that his securities-fraud conviction should be voided because his jury was “confuse...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Cosby lawyers ask appeals court to toss #MeToo conviction A Pennsylvania appeals court questioned why Bill Cosby’s legal team never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his latest lawyers fought to have his sexual assault conviction overturned...
00:39, 08/13/2019

Epstein told lawyers that cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione ‘roughed him up’ Jeffrey Epstein told his lawyers that a hulking ex-cop inflicted the injuries that left him nearly unconscious in his cell last month, a source close to the convicted pedophile’s case told The Post. Epstein was treated for neck injuries following the...
10:00, 08/15/2019

House Panel Investigates Obstruction Claims Against Trump Lawyers The House Intelligence Committee has opened an inquiry into Michael D. Cohen’s claims that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape false testimony....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Awards Given To Lawyers In US Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial Revoked U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Wednesday revoked awards given to several military prosecutors in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner but convicted......
06:26, 08/01/2019

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all times local): 1 p.m. Differences between state and local governments on how to handle any future settl...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Lawyers: Officer who killed teen was 'ticking time bomb' Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month and their lawyers are calling for the officer to be arrested, saying he was a "ticking time bomb" because of problems he had at another department....
20:39, 05/08/2019

ICE is denying migrants rightful access to lawyers, legal group says ICE says migrant numbers drove the policy changes at a Texas detention center in Karnes, but disputes that detainees are denied legal aid.        ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Prosecutors accuse Robert Kraft’s lawyers of lying in court FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s high-profile defense attorneys lied during his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case and falsely alleged a police officer admitted to fabricating a traffic violation to stop a...
08:52, 05/08/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges....
02:26, 06/25/2019

Lawyers say Infowars host Alex Jones sent them child porn HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography as part of a defamation lawsuit against the Infowa...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Guantanamo Bay 9/11 confessions obtained by FBI should not be admissible in court, lawyers claim Lawyers representing suspected 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his four alleged accomplices now reportedly are arguing statements the suspects gave to the FBI should be ruled inadmissible during their upcoming trial....
07:39, 07/30/2019

Prosecutors accuse Kraft's lawyers of lying in court Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft's defense attorneys are being accused of lying by prosecutors in his solicitation of prostitution case        ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

House panel probing whether Trump lawyers obstructed justice The House Intelligence Committee wants to know whether four Trump family lawyers obstructed justice by advising Michael Cohen on his false testimony to Congress. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is prepared to subpoena attorneys Jay ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case A second federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Justice Department's plan to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
07:52, 07/11/2019

Lawyers for accused bodega killers say The Post spread ‘falsehoods’ Defense lawyers for the gang-bangers on trial in the murder of an innocent teen at a Bronx bodega used The Post as a prop in court on Tuesday to try and make the argument that a gag order should be lifted....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Manhattan judge denies DOJ’s bid to swap census case lawyers A federal judge in Manhattan has denied the Justice Department’s little-explained effort to swap out the attorneys representing the government in a lawsuit over the Trump administration’s plans to put a citizenship question on the 2020 US...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Lawyers still weighing options on Trump's wish for U.S. census citizenship question The Trump administration is still considering how to proceed in its effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:52, 07/05/2019

‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he i...
04:39, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Family lawyers call police shooting reckless HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the release of videos showing a fatal shooting by a Connecticut police officer on April 20 (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Lawyers for the family of a Connecticut man fatally shot by a police officer last month say ...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Michael Flynn Seeks a Delay in Sentencing as His Lawyers Try New Approach Lawyers for Mr. Flynn, the former national security adviser, said they believed prosecutors had material that could exonerate him. The government dismissed those claims....
22:39, 08/30/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corruption charges set aside because he is unpopular in the country at large....
14:26, 05/20/2019

El Chapo asks judge to fire one of his lawyers ahead of sentencing Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to “terminate” one of his own attorneys. In a surprise filing, the 62-year-old kingpin is asking Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan to ax attorney Eduardo Balar...
00:52, 05/05/2019

| Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers A victim of clergy abuse has urged other survivors to come forward as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
22:26, 09/17/2019

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
06:52, 06/08/2019

Lawyers for Epstein, his victims urge judge to investigate suicide Attorneys for both Jeffrey Epstein and his accusers implored a Manhattan judge on Tuesday to launch his own investigation into the late pedophile’s suicide death. The request came during a lengthy hearing in Manhattan federal court where Judge ...
02:13, 08/28/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South Asia for his pop music, romantic comedies and even the occasional toothpaste advert. But last weeken...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Amrapali's Lawyers Given Flats, Penthouses As Fee: Supreme Court Told In yet another startling revelation, the embattled Amrapali Group gave away flats and penthouses as fees to lawyers representing it at various judicial forums, forensic auditors informed the Supreme......
05:00, 05/03/2019

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case dismissed after their client was unexpectedly freed from custody. A military judge in San Diego relea...
07:13, 05/31/2019

| Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence - lawyers A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Lawyers for church leader say Attorney General tainted jury New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Lawyers duel in Paris over Chris Brown rape allegations Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Lawyers almost made 'click to accept TOS' boxes disappear forever Could simply visiting a website bind you to its terms of service? Luckily, not in the near future. A controversial vote of the American Law Institute on Tuesday on a sweeping change to consumer contract law was postponed after hours of heated debate....
06:39, 05/22/2019

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigated the claims for the university. The public versi...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Paul Manafort's lawyers cite double jeopardy law in N.Y. case Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said their client shouldn't have to face trial in New York on fraud charges because he was already convicted in federal court....
09:39, 09/06/2019

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment....
11:13, 05/27/2019

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 million in attorney's fees and costs, court documents show....
10:13, 09/02/2019

Mexican church leader's lawyers fault prosecutor's remarks New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
18:52, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges....
06:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:39, 07/15/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers beg for judge to drop sex abuse case: report A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. begged a judge on Wednesday to dismiss sexual abuse and forcible touching charges against the star, saying his “life has been put on hold” as a result....
19:13, 06/26/2019

Trump campaign lawyers cite Mueller report to fight DNC suit NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign say Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings should end a lawsuit alleging conspiracy between the campaign and Russia. The arguments on behalf of Donald J. T...
04:13, 06/05/2019

| Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues Sudan's deposed President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his legal team asked for his release on bail....
08:39, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his attempt to have revived corruption charges set aside because he is unpopular in the country at large....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues his ex-lawyers, military nonprofit Decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was acquitted of murder in a war crimes trial this past July, has sued two of his former lawyers and a military legal defense nonprofit, according to court documents filed in Texas Friday....
05:13, 09/15/2019

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers call on Trudeau government to end extradition proceedings Meng’s lawyers argue the extradition proceedings against the embattled tech executive are “without merit” and stopping the proceedings would be in the best interest of Canada....
20:13, 06/24/2019

Robert Kraft’s lawyers fire back at prosecutors over lying accusations Florida prosecutors in the Robert Kraft prostitution case have alleged two of the billionaire Patriots owner’s attorneys lied in court. But the lawyers William Burck and Alex Spiro fired back on Wednesday: “Unable to justify a lawless, indefensible p...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Don't Address Judges As "My Lord", Rajasthan High Court Tells Lawyers In a first, the Rajasthan High Court has asked lawyers to abandon the colonial practise of addressing judges as ''My Lord'' or ''Your Lordship'', saying they are comfortable with simply being called......
20:13, 07/15/2019

Lawyers for ex-Trump aide Manafort seek dismissal of New York case Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have filed court papers seeking to dismiss a mortgage fraud case against him in New York, arguing he has already been convicted on similar federal charges, violating double jeopardy law....
08:39, 09/06/2019

Trump’s lawyers say video proves he didn’t forcibly kiss staffer Lawyers for President Trump have released a video showing him kissing a former campaign staffer on the cheek — and arguing that it contradicts her claims that he forcibly kissed her on the mouth. The 15-second clip shows the then-presidential c...
19:00, 07/11/2019

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom storms out of court, lawyers call for mistrial Leandra Feliz, the mother of victim Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, repeatedly yelled, "You killed my son" in Spanish at cooperating witness Michael Sosa Reyes....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons....
13:26, 07/11/2019

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
14:00, 06/04/2019

House Intelligence Panel Seeks Interviews With President Trump’s Lawyers WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel’s inquiry into Russian election...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Trump lawyers to fight bank-records subpoena before Manhattan judge Lawyers for President Trump will appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday to argue that House Democrats shouldn’t be allowed to get their hands on the commander in chief’s financial records through a subpoena — a position that fail...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein case dismissed, lawyers still want judge to probe death The dismissal by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in response to a request by prosecutors was a formality, given the death of Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
23:52, 08/29/2019

Judge Blocks Justice Department From Changing Lawyers in Census Fight NEW YORK — A New York judge says the Justice Department can’t change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory rea...
05:13, 07/10/2019

Lawyers Had to Force the Border Patrol to Send 4 Sick Toddlers to the Hospital More and more horror stories are emerging about the abusive conditions migrant children are being subjected to at U.S. Border Patrol facilities. The latest news from McAllen, TX, is equally devastating, confirming once again that the U.S. government ...
20:13, 06/22/2019

Lawyers for Sandy Hook families say Alex Jones sent them child pornography Conspiracy theorist and “Infowars” radio host Alex Jones has been accused of sending child pornography to the lawyers of the Sandy Hook families — just days after he claimed to be the target of a malware attack that left kiddie porn...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a we...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Navy Seal's lawyers received emails embedded with tracking software Prosecutors in case of Navy Seal charged with killing Isis prisoner allegedly tried to track who was leaking information to the mediaMilitary prosecutors in the case of a US navy Seal charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 ins...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Vettel: Modern F1 racing rules make drivers sound like lawyers Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 is no longer the sport he grew up enjoying and drivers now sound "like lawyers", following the penalty that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Ronaldo lawyers file documents after Vegas rape case ruling Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers have filed court documents following a judge's decision not to dismiss or keep completely secret a lawsuit by a Nevada woman who accuses the Portuguese soccer star of raping her in 2009....
15:52, 08/08/2019

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killing one — should be postponed until his criminal trial concludes, city lawyers argued in new court pap...
05:26, 05/29/2019

‘All’ immigration ‘cheaters’ to face prosecution. Marriage, fraud lawyers targeted The agency in charge of granting citizenship and visas to immigrants is tired of getting duped by scammers and fraud lawyers and its new boss plans to fight back....
22:13, 08/10/2019

Uptick in Trump white collar prosecutions may ease lawyers' pain An uptick in white-collar prosecutions by the Trump administration could bring relief to high-end defense lawyers, who have been searching for work after years of declining federal prosecutions....
21:52, 04/28/2019

CBI Didn't Name Kuldeep Sengar In Unnao Teen's Father's Killing: Lawyers The counsel for the Unnao rape survivor told a court in Delhi today that the CBI did not deliberately name expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brother as accused in her father's killing....
22:13, 08/10/2019

I've seen how lawyers' sexism corrupts justice. This is how to change the industry | Charlotte Proudman We need tough sanctions for sexual harassment, gender parity in chambers, and to close the pay gap, in a radical overhaulSurprise, surprise: bullying and sexual harassment is rife in the legal profession. Yet another report, this time from the Intern...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Lawyers for ex-Trump adviser Stone deny he violated judge's gag order Lawyers for Roger Stone, a former political adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday denied accusations by prosecutors that he violated a court-imposed gag order by posting comments on social media about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Lawyers make closing arguments in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial Attorneys for both sides in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL delivered closing arguments on Monday, with prosecutors saying the defendant's own words prove his guilt, and the defense countering there was no physical evidence to support the ch...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-A-Lago club wants to fire lawyers, represent herself The Chinese woman charged with trying to illegally enter President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida surprised a federal judge Tuesday when she asked to fire attorneys and represent herself....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Bill Cosby's lawyers attempting to get his sexual assault conviction thrown out A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday questioned why actor Bill Cosby never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his lawyers asked the panel to overturn his sexual assault conviction....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
06:52, 07/08/2019

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
05:26, 07/08/2019

Clip Shows Trump Kissing Ex-Staffer. His Lawyers Claim Video Clears Him Attorneys for Donald Trump say the video of the president embracing then-campaign staffer Alva Johnson in 2016 refutes her allegations that Trump forcibly kissed her without consent. Johnson's......
18:39, 07/12/2019

Cosby's lawyers, claiming unfair trial, seek to overturn his sex assault conviction Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that deprived him of a fair trial....
13:03, 08/12/2019

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes lawyers boycotting judicial ceremony at presidential palace President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday sharply criticised Turkish lawyers who boycotted a judicial ceremony on the grounds of his presidential palace, saying their method of electing bar association members should be changed....
16:13, 09/02/2019

Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss former campaign staffer's forced-kiss claim Lawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge in Florida to throw out a lawsuit filed by a 2016 campaign staffer who claims Trump grabbed her hand and forcibly kissed her at an event during the campaign....
04:13, 06/06/2019

Accused Michigan spy Paul Whelan to lawyers: I used BorgWarner work visa to get into Russia BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
20:39, 05/10/2019

Cesar Sayoc lawyers say 'hoax devices' warrant 10 years in slammer, not life Court-appointed lawyers for Florida strip club DJ Cesar Sayoc said in a sentencing memo that their steroid-using client believed the pipe bombs he mailed to prominent Democrats he perceived as President Trump opponents were hoax devices designed not ...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequ...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal crash.       ...
03:26, 07/02/2019

Judge slams city lawyers pushing new Two Bridges high-rise buildings A Manhattan judge slammed city lawyers Wednesday after a marathon of hearings about controversial plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. Justice Arthur Engoron said city lawyers seem to thin...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Michelle Carter’s lawyers ask Supreme Court to review suicide-by-text case Lawyers for a Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter last year for pressuring her teenage boyfriend into killing himself are petitioning the Supreme Court to review the case, a report said. The attorneys for 22-year-old Michelle Ca...
00:52, 07/09/2019

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three "immigration holding centres.''...
02:52, 07/15/2019

Ex-Trump advisor Flynn's lawyers, prosecutors ask for 2-month delay in setting sentencing Federal prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump's first national security advisor Michael Flynn on Friday asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to delay his criminal sentencing for lying to the FBI for at least another 60 days....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief executive officer Meng Wanzhou, who is being detained in Canada on U.S. fraud charges, on Monday urged Canada's Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the extradition proceedings....
18:13, 06/24/2019

Lawyers for Epstein's alleged victims say they plan to sue the disgraced financier's estate following his death (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech. ...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsAttorneys representing some 2,000 US local governments said on Wednesday they have agreed to a tentative settlement with prescription...
21:52, 09/11/2019

R. Kelly judge bars lawyers from divulging new evidence in federal sex-crimes case R. Kelly's judge in federal sex-crimes case in Chicago barred lawyers from talking about new evidence in public, to ensure case not tried in media.        ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

Texas lawyers argue for end of ObamaCare in case that could decide fate of health plan One of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts heard opening arguments on Tuesday in a case that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act and seemed destined to make its way to the Supreme Court....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Lori Loughlin's lawyers reportedly seeking FBI assistance in her college admissions case As Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are seeking help from the FBI as they prepare to fight the charges against them in the ongoing college admissions scandal....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
04:26, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein lavished cash on lawyers’ charities after sweetheart plea deal Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was so thrilled with the sweetheart plea deal his legal dream team scored for him in Florida, that he donated nearly $1 million to their favorite charities, including a Manhattan prep school....
09:00, 08/04/2019

India's removal of Kashmir special status may face legal challenges: lawyers India's move on Monday to strip Kashmir of special rights is likely to face legal challenges, constitutional experts and Supreme Court lawyers said, with some questioning the legality of the route used to make the change....
11:26, 08/06/2019

'I Really Believe It's a Form of Racism': Michael Jackson Lawyers Question Ethics of Leaving Neverland Doc When it comes to an iconic music artist such as Michael Jackson and the controversies that surrounded him, you can never really leave Neverland....
19:13, 06/06/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers 'skeptical' of suicide ruling, say he wasn't 'despairing, despondent' The injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein are "far more consistent with assault" than suicide, lawyer Reid Weingarten told Judge Richard Berman in U.S. District Court in Manhattan during a hearing....
01:26, 08/28/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that two of the New England Patriots owner’s attorneys, A...
03:26, 05/08/2019

Department of Justice shifting 2020 census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, Kerri Kupec, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, without providing a reason for the shake-up....
03:13, 07/08/2019

Which cancers receive the least funding, and why? First-of-its-kind research examines how much nonprofit funding goes to different forms of cancer and finds striking disparities in funding allocation....
12:52, 07/30/2019

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the l...
19:39, 06/11/2019

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have reaped millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Saudi Arabia. But months later, some have resumed their relationships with the kingdom....
01:13, 07/11/2019

ISIS bride case: Muthana lawsuit should be dismissed, Trump administration lawyers argue The legal case turns on factual questions about when Ahmed Ali Muthana's diplomatic status ended – before or after his daughter was born.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to finance the liasons were not criminal because he was...
03:00, 06/30/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues former lawyers and veteran legal defense fund Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, acquitted of murder in July, is suing his former lawyers and a veterans legal defense fund, alleging they intentionally delayed his trial in a "money-making scheme."...
01:26, 09/17/2019

Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children....
05:13, 06/27/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe mi...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Bartender in Tiger Woods suit was stoned, stole booze before fatal crash: lawyers The bartender who had a fatal crash after working at Tiger Woods’ restaurant in Florida was high on pot and stole booze from the eatery before the accident last December, Woods’ lawyers claim. Nicholas F. Immesberger — whose family sued t...
08:52, 07/02/2019

Michael Flynn Is Due Back in Court as His Lawyers Mount an Aggressive Attack on the Mueller Probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn is due back in court for the first time in weeks as his lawyers mount an aggressive attack on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. U.S...
11:13, 09/10/2019

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
10:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the extradition proceedings....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Bill Cosby’s lawyers seek to overturn sex assault conviction, claiming trial was unfair In court papers, prosecutors have countered that the testimony proved Andrea Constand’s assault was the “culmination of a decades-long pattern of behaviour.”...
20:18, 08/12/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Lawyers for missing Connecticut mom's husband calls report of her blood-stained shirt 'speculation' Attorneys for Fotis Dulos are calling reports that investigators found a blood-stained T-shirt and bra that may be what his client's estranged missing wife, Jennifer Dulos, was wearing on the day she disappeared "sounds like desperate speculation." ...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, report says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated the court proceedings that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in site, according to a Toronto magazi...
19:13, 06/21/2019

Ex-Clinton lawyers accuses Mueller of 'abdicating his duty' in scathing assessment of special counsel Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s failure to draw a conclusion from his 2 year investigation into whether or not President Trump obstructed justice by colluding with the Russians or tried to obstruct the investigation himself was a “dereliction” of hi...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Hundreds of migrant children held in unsafe conditions at Texas facility, lawyers warn Lawyers warn of ‘inhumanity’ – kids taking care of kids, inadequate food, water and sanitation at Border Patrol stationA two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, magazine says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated fraud charges in court that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in sight, according to a Toronto maga...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Lawyers for ‘bike path terrorist’ Sayfullo Saipov demand release of wiretapped calls Lawyers for accused “bike path terrorist” Sayfullo Saipov want prosecutors to reveal intercepted calls between their client and other ISIS supporters. The attorneys argue that their client — who faces the death penalty for the Halloween 2...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Trump orders lawyers’ achievement awards revoked in Navy SEAL murder case The president took a personal interest in the case of Edward Gallagher, who was acquitted of charges that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter two years ago....
03:13, 08/01/2019

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sex abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them docume...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without ad...
06:26, 06/21/2019

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this week when it taps investors for more than £2.5bn of debt and equity funding....
21:00, 04/29/2019

India's Bigbasket gets $150 mln in fresh funding A group of investors including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group has led a fresh $150 million funding round in online grocery company Bigbasket, the Indian startup said on Monday....
12:39, 05/06/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial records from his accounting firm, the panel said in ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Jussie Smollett Case Crusader Files Court Papers Challenging Fitness of Actor’s Lawyers In a case that just won’t seem to die, lawyers for Jussie Smollett filed court papers Thursday to answer a charge that they are not legally allowed to practice in the state of Illinois and therefore shouldn’t be able to fight to block a judge’s rulin...
08:52, 07/26/2019

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
05:13, 07/10/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Grocery Start-up Bigbasket Gets $14.5 Million In Funding Bigbasket, which competes with Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc, will use the fresh funds to set up warehouses and boost its cold chain, the company said in a statement....
20:26, 07/29/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
15:52, 05/15/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband ...
06:00, 06/11/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
23:39, 08/19/2019

From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities The Federal Reserve will conclude its latest policy meeting on Wednesday buffeted by conflicting economic data, under steady pressure from the White House for steep interest rate cuts, and confronted as well with an unexpected jump in overnight borro...
08:00, 09/18/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
13:52, 05/08/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewide as teachers walked out to draw attention to education funding. (May 8)     ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
01:26, 05/24/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
21:13, 05/01/2019

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot...
16:26, 06/29/2019

Funding Won't Come In Way Of Defence Preparedness, Says Rajnath Singh Funding will not come in the way of the country's defence preparedness and there will be no compromise on it, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured the Rajya Sabha on Monday....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers on all sides alarmed. Money to care for Central Ame...
22:52, 06/05/2019

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
08:13, 06/02/2019

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
14:00, 07/12/2019

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban...
17:26, 07/19/2019

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
04:39, 08/13/2019

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a com...
04:13, 09/14/2019

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
06:26, 06/26/2019

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
13:26, 07/25/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers hold rallies to highlight classroom condi...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher’s lawyers say military prosecutors spied by hiding tracking software in emails Lawyers representing the decorated Navy SEAL accused of killing an injured ISIS prisoner of war in Iraq are now accusing military prosecutors of installing tracking software in emails in an apparent attempt to find out who is leaking information to t...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Alex Jones accused of threatening Sandy Hook lawyers after child porn found in his electronic files Electronic material that Infowars host Alex Jones turned over to families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who are suing him contained images of child pornography, according to a bombshell legal filing Monday....
01:39, 06/18/2019

Female jail workers and lawyers in Chicago allege inmates made a game of 'masturbation attacks', and they're suing A federal judge allowed two class-action lawsuits to move forward on Monday from female lawyers and jail workers alleging that Cook County failed to protect them from inmates' "masturbation attacks." The women allege that a prison gang called "Savage...
15:13, 08/17/2019

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to judge The comments come as government lawyers scramble to find a legal path to restore the controversial query, following a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's defense lawyers: Officers partied with enlisted men at Iraq base rooftop bar Defense lawyers for Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher, who stands accused of murder, have set about trying to "annihilate the government's case," suggesting some witnesses were confused after partying and drinking alcohol in a makeshift rooftop bar at...
17:39, 06/20/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their seco...
03:52, 05/16/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
07:00, 06/06/2019

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to enable the show to go on....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
03:00, 06/23/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
21:26, 06/05/2019

EU parliament postpones Farage hearing on funding to June 13 The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks....
18:52, 06/05/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
02:52, 06/28/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
05:13, 06/07/2019

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government....
06:52, 06/09/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billion....
20:13, 05/14/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
10:26, 05/17/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
11:26, 06/11/2019

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
14:39, 06/17/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized some of the cities systems almost two months ago. WBAL reports the city’s est...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committe...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The...
03:13, 06/27/2019

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
18:26, 08/12/2019

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $120 million in outside funding Elon Musk's plan to connect major cities with Hyperloop tunnels is raising the interest of investors. Boring Co. authorized the sale of $120 million in stock today, reported Bloomberg. It's the first outside investment for Musk's infra...
02:52, 07/26/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hit by funding for border wall More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:13, 09/04/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
01:39, 05/09/2019

Resale clothing company thredUP gets $175 million in funding Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received $175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers....
12:39, 08/21/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turkey planned to send a fourth ship to the area, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/16/2019

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
11:26, 07/16/2019

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The f...
15:39, 07/14/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
19:26, 04/30/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
22:39, 07/12/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding....
21:00, 07/12/2019

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with clima...
18:52, 07/26/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus...
00:39, 05/02/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
12:26, 05/06/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
09:39, 08/23/2019

"Nobody Will Be Spared": Kamal Nath On Terror-Funding Case Anti-national activities will not be tolerated in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Friday days after the arrest of four men, including former Bajrang Dal leader Balram Singh, in a......
08:00, 08/24/2019

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Morf3D Secures Additional Funding From Boeing * MORF3D, SPECIALIZING IN PRECISION MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING FOR AEROSPACE INDUSTRY, SAYS SECURED NEW ROUND OF FUNDING FROM BOEING HORIZONX VENTURES Source text for Eikon:...
15:52, 08/30/2019

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
05:00, 08/31/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers try to put pressure on lawmakers for more money. Oregon schools have ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Huawei says to spend more than $300 million a year in funding for universities Huawei plans to spend more than $300 million a year in research funding for universities, a senior company executive said on Tuesday, even as the Chinese firm fights a U.S. trade ban from that has hurt its business and academia tie-ups....
11:39, 09/03/2019

The Latest: Oregon teachers walk out to protest funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring “Proud Educator,” teachers across Oregon are staging a one-day walkout to...
18:13, 05/08/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
06:13, 09/14/2019

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
17:00, 07/05/2019

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
04:26, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
20:39, 04/29/2019

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are giving it their best shot. FarmWise seems to have impressed someone — it just raised $14.5 million to...
07:39, 09/18/2019

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
09:39, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
22:52, 04/29/2019

Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PM Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wednesday, and has so far raised the fourth-largest amount by any politician in Britain in recent years....
20:26, 07/03/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding changesVice-chancellors in Britain are united in the view that this is the most challenging time to ru...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald T...
22:39, 06/05/2019

U.S. House approves short-term funding measure The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap funding measure on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
23:39, 09/19/2019

Funding Circle shares slump on revenue warning Shares in peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle have hit record lows after the firm issued a revenue warning and said it was tightening lending criteria....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal....
00:39, 05/11/2019

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers wil...
12:26, 07/08/2019

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want to move his trial out of New York City because they say jurors may face 'intimidation' and 'pressure' in the media capital Lawyers of disgraced former mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who's public exposure by over 50 women as an alleged sexual predator sparked the #MeToo movement, are attempting to move his trial out of New York City. Weinstein's team has argued that juro...
22:26, 08/25/2019

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
10:13, 09/18/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come. Euromoney investigates the fallout for global banks and possible reforms....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
00:39, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
05:52, 08/31/2019

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
06:00, 06/07/2019

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
21:27, 08/13/2019

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
19:39, 08/15/2019

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Bolsonaro fires back after Norway, Germany suspend funding Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is taking aim at Germany and Norway after they cut donations for Brazilian forestry projects in criticism of his policies, with the far-right leader saying they should focus on their own environmental problems...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
19:13, 08/16/2019

The Latest: School funding pulled into Kansas budget impasse TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to break an impasse over the budget and Medicaid expansion by suggesting ...
22:52, 05/04/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Rocket Report: Russia to build 11 more Protons, Boeing wants EUS funding Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.15 of the Rocket Report! We're back after traveling last week, and the newsletter is packed with information about all manner o...
23:13, 09/20/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The...
15:26, 06/04/2019

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and oth...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
01:26, 06/12/2019

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year ...
01:52, 09/02/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
00:26, 05/21/2019

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
03:26, 06/04/2019

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migrants along the southern border with Mexico....
04:00, 05/01/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
17:39, 05/22/2019

'We are a country, not a county' - Jamie Murray hits out at LTA over funding in Scotland "Jamie Murray has once again vented his frustrations over Britain\u0027s tennis authorities failing to capitalise on the success of his brother Andy with proper funding for Scottish tennis."...
13:13, 09/17/2019

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
17:39, 06/01/2019

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activisio...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
10:26, 04/30/2019

Another budget fight looms in Congress over border wall funding The fight over funding for a border wall in Texas and other states appears to be heating up again in Congress this month as lawmakers near a deadline to pass a military funding bill....
00:26, 09/17/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
00:00, 05/22/2019

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to quickly find a new host....
02:52, 05/31/2019

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security....
23:13, 09/19/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
01:52, 06/06/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co raises about $117 mln in latest funding round Elon Musk's Boring Co raised about $117 million in its latest round of funding from 20 unnamed investors after offering to sell about $120 million in equity, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restri...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Trump administration restricts NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
21:26, 06/05/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
18:26, 05/21/2019

Government's Dependence On RBI Payout Leaves Budget Funding At Risk Slower economic growth has made it harder for the government to improve tax collections and the boost from the central bank and assets sale program are unlikely to be repeated....
07:00, 09/05/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
20:39, 05/21/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. Thi...
16:00, 05/31/2019

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
18:13, 08/13/2019

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
17:26, 06/13/2019

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
19:52, 06/21/2019

Ontario needs more healthcare funding, says report on serial killer nurse Ontario needs to boost funding and staffing to resolve problems that allowed a Canadian nurse to murder eight and harm six other seniors in various nursing homes, according to a public inquiry report on Wednesday which called for sweeping changes to ...
21:13, 07/31/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including from A-list celebs like Katy Perry. Perry, Serena Williams, Jay-Z and Trevor Noah were all part of t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Swiss suspend funding to UN Palestinian agency over misconduct claims The Swiss government said it was to temporarily stop payments after an ethics report revealed alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority at the highest levels. UNRWA provides vital schooling and medical services....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
11:39, 06/16/2019

Pelosi, Trump spoke by phone about reconciling border aid funding U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump on Wednesday to try to reconcile the different congressional approaches to border aid funding, a Senate Democratic aide said....
02:00, 06/27/2019

"Turbo-Charge" Brexit Plans, With "All Necessary Funding": Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government holds the first of a series of daily meetings Tuesday designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on October......
17:39, 07/30/2019

Italy PM confirms trust in Salvini in Russian funding case Italy’s prime minister has reiterated his trust in Matteo Salvini, his interior minister and head of the League party, addressing parliament on allegations the League had sought Russian funding...
19:26, 07/24/2019

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
14:26, 07/30/2019

EFL suspends Bury’s season opener against MK Dons over funding issues • League One club missed Monday’s 5pm deadline to provide info• Bolton given reprieve after PFA steps in with emergency loanThe Football League has barred Bury from starting the new season, suspending Saturday’s scheduled League One home match agains...
06:00, 07/30/2019

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
16:26, 07/06/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
02:52, 05/16/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
02:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
04:26, 06/18/2019

UK's Javid to ramp up funding for no-deal Brexit preparations: paper New British finance minister Sajid Javid plans to announce spending of around 1 billion pounds to make sure the country is properly prepared for a possible no-deal Brexit in October, a newspaper reported....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought fundin...
08:52, 07/18/2019

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
20:26, 08/01/2019

NGOs Get One-Time Exemption To Apply For Foreign Funding Registration The government on Thursday gave a one-time exemption to NGOs, whose Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registrations were cancelled for not filing annual returns, to apply for registration within......
07:13, 08/02/2019

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support,...
00:26, 07/16/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
09:52, 05/18/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
00:13, 06/29/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of about $2 billion. The development nevertheless marks a turnaround for a vaping pioneer that filed for...
02:52, 05/18/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provid...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-...
06:00, 06/13/2019

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:00, 07/24/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada...
18:39, 07/10/2019

U.S. Congress headed for border funding compromise as migrants kept in squalor Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress looked headed toward a compromise on Thursday that would allow them to approve emergency funding to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding round led by a group of investors, including venture capital firm Scientific Health Development....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
04:13, 08/07/2019

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 m...
05:39, 06/20/2019

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of experts break down what it means for the future of the admissions process....
19:26, 04/28/2019

VW to get second U.S. monitor after diesel scandal VW has reached an agreement with the EPA that qualifies the company for public-sector contracts in exchange for a new three-year monitoring process....
08:00, 09/03/2019

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
21:26, 07/02/2019

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council ta...
02:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 billion in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
14:26, 09/20/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:39, 05/24/2019

House Adds New Policy Restrictions Ahead of Border Funding Vote House Democrats pressed toward a vote on $4.5 billion in humanitarian aid to address the plight of migrants at the southern border, as leaders moved to quell a revolt....
21:13, 06/25/2019

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scanda...
03:39, 07/12/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced 80 billion yen ($738 million) bailout plan for the screen maker....
05:13, 07/12/2019

9/11's first responders say House approval of victims' funding bill is 'step in the right direction' John McLean, a retired New York City firefighter who was among one of the first at the scene on Sept. 11, 2001, and is still suffering from a multitude of illnesses related to the Wolrd Trade Center attacks says he is "hopeful" after receiving news t...
00:26, 07/13/2019

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Officials say the July...
02:39, 06/15/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 mln in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
14:39, 07/01/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
05:52, 06/27/2019