Law Legislation

  • The company said the settlement represents "a good faith compromise with the EPA on areas of law we interpret differently, particularly EPA's assertion that it is illegal for anyone to modify a certified vehicle even if it will be used solely for off-road/closed-course competition. Harley was also accused of selling more than 12,600 motorcycles that were...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- Harley-Davidson Inc has settled a government lawsuit alleging violations of the U.S. Clean Air Act related to "super tuners" that lead to higher emissions from it motorcycles, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. As part of the settlement, the Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker will pay a fine of...

  • Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump

    The GOP nominee is recommitting to the dark anti-establishment message that worked in the primaries but has so far turned off the general electorate.

  • It's an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. But how often does anyone really win at the claw machine? ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— It's an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base.

  • WELLINGTON, Aug 18- ResMed Inc said on Thursday it has filed legal action to stop the alleged infringement of its patented technology by New Zealand- based medical device manufacturer Fisher& Paykel Healthcare. ResMed said in a statement it filed legal action with the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- A U.S. judge on Wednesday suggested the casino operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp ask its parent's private equity sponsors for money to fund a plan to exit its contentious $18 billion bankruptcy. Apollo Global Management LLC and TPG Capital Management LP formed the Caesars casino holding company in a 2008 buyout and the three groups...

  • NEW YORK— Shares of Lumber Liquidators rose sharply Wednesday, after a California court ruled in its favor in a lawsuit that accused the company of failing to properly warn customers that some of its flooring contained cancer-causing formaldehyde. The court ruled that the two organizations suing Lumber Liquidators failed to support their claims, the...

  • Kellyanne Conway

    Donald Trump is shaking up his campaign's leadership amid flagging poll numbers, NBC News has learned.

  • "This caused its plans and their participants to suffer hundreds of millions of dollars in losses of retirement savings," said law firm Sanford Heisler LLP, which filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Other well-known universities have also recently been sued over the management of their retirement plans, including the Massachusetts...

  • Aug 16- Columbia University was accused on Tuesday of mismanaging its retirement plan in a federal civil lawsuit that alleges $100 million in damages. The complaint says the Ivy League university based in New York retained expensive and poor-performing investment options that consistently underperformed their benchmarks. "This caused its plans and their...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline halted construction Tuesday while law enforcement and tribal leaders in North Dakota met to discuss a resolution to a protest of the project. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier says he met with tribal leaders to "negotiate peace" to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 16- A U.S. agency's plans to ban forced arbitration clauses from financial contracts faces a tough road, with early reaction pointing to a years-long battle that could take a Supreme Court test to settle. "If you see a final rule that is substantially similar or identical to the proposed rule there is a very high likelihood that there will be an...

  • Chris Christie has signed legislation that would bar the state's public pension fund from investing with companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses. "Israel is the beacon of democracy in a region that is constantly in turmoil," Christie said. Christie said New Jersey does $1.3 billion in trade with Israel every year and called the Middle Eastern...

  • "At the moment we have no plan to go for any legal action against the Fed bank or SWIFT; rather we will seek their assistance," said Subhankar Saha, the spokesman for Bangladesh Bank. A source close to the Asian central bank last month said it was preparing litigation to seek compensation, claiming errors by the New York Fed and SWIFT had made Bangladesh Bank...

  • NEW YORK— The law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate over the procedure. For most of its existence, the amendment had broad bipartisan support in Congress, but that's now changed. Even if Clinton wins, Democrats...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline sued in federal court Monday to stop protesters near an American Indian reservation in North Dakota to stop interfering with the project, alleging the safety of workers and law enforcement are at risk. Dakota Access LLC filed a lawsuit against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David...

  • Trade debate heats up

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the massive TPP trade deal still needs to clear Congress, but UPS is urging lawmakers to pass it.

  • SEATTLE— Prosecutors describe Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian lawmaker, as a master hacker who orchestrated an international scheme that resulted in about $170 million in fraudulent credit card purchases. Seleznev faces a 40- count indictment that charges him with running a hacking scheme from 2008 until his arrest in the Maldives in July 2014.

  • BOSTON— A future in which Massachusetts homes and businesses are powered by energy from ocean- and land-based wind farms, solar rays, and hydroelectricity flowing from Quebec is envisioned under a state law overwhelmingly approved by the Democrat-controlled Legislature and signed this past week by Republican Gov. The key provision in the 37- page law is a...

  • SANTIAGO, Aug 12- Swiss-based mining and trading firm Glencore said it would begin arbitration proceedings against Bolivia over the nationalization of some of its assets by the Evo Morales government. "Glencore's objective has always been to settle the dispute with the government of Bolivia amicably," the company said in an emailed statement on Friday.