Ohio plan to sue MLS owner over team move likely to fail -experts

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Dec 9 : Ohio’s threatened lawsuit to prevent a Major League Soccer (MLS) team from leaving the state is unlikely to be successful in court, legal experts say. State Attorney General Mike DeWine said on Thursday that his office is prepared to use a never-before-applied law to block Anthony Precourt, majority […]

Canadian groups seek to overturn Quebec ban on Muslim veil

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO, Nov 8 : Two Canadian groups on Tuesday asked a court to overturn a new Quebec law that bans observant Muslim women from wearing a full-face veil when providing or receiving government services. The National Council for Canadian Muslims, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Quebec Muslim resident Marie-Michelle Lacoste […]

California to file lawsuit over Trump border wall

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 : California’s attorney general plans to file a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, the state AG’s office said, adding to the obstacles facing a key Trump campaign promise. Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building […]

Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a ‘public and personal attack’

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18 : The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company’s top investors as a “public and personal attack” without merit, according to court documents filed. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 per cent of […]

Families of San Bernardino shooting sue Facebook, Google, Twitter

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, May 5 : Family members of three victims of the December 2015 shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, have sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming that the tech giants permitted Islamic State to flourish on social media. The plaintiffs assert that by allowing Islamic State militants to spread propaganda freely […]

Twitter refuses US order to reveal user behind anti-Trump account

By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 7 : Twitter Inc filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the US government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump’s tough immigration policies. Citing freedom of speech as a basis for not turning over records, Twitter filed the lawsuit […]