Law Legislation

  • *China probing Liaoning firm that trades heavily with North. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea's fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting the finances of Liaoning...

  • *China probing Liaoning firm that trades heavily with North. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea's fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting the finances of Liaoning...

  • *China probing Liaoning firm that trades heavily with North. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea's fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting the finances of Liaoning...

  • President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea's fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting the finances of Hongxiang Industrial, a Chinese company headed by a Communist Party...

  • SEATTLE— Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes. Seattle was among the first to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage, mandate sick leave for many companies and offer paid parental...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Argentina expects to issue no more than $10 billion to $15 billion in international debt next year, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said on Monday. President Mauricio Macri ended a decade-long legal battle with mostly U.S. creditors who refused to accept payment terms from a record 2002 default, enabling Argentina to issue international...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Argentina expects to issue no more than $10 billion to $15 billion in international debt next year, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said on Monday. President Mauricio Macri ended a decade-long legal battle with mostly U.S. creditors who refused to accept payment terms from a record 2002 default, enabling Argentina to issue international...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California will begin regulating greenhouse-gas emissions tied to dairy cows and landfills under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown, escalating state efforts to fight climate change beyond carbon-based gases to include methane and other pollutants. California has stoked a global reputation for its attempts to slow climate...

  • Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others have agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios. PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The Latest on former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others agreeing to a $2.5 million settlement to end their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's...

  • SEATTLE— Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance and pay workers extra for certain last-minute scheduling changes. Seattle becomes the second the second major U.S. city behind San...

  • Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others have agreed to a $2.5 million settlement to end their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios. PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others agreed to a $2.5 million settlement to end their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's...

  • For more than a decade, members of a little-known group called the Pain Care Forum have blanketed Washington with messages touting prescription painkillers' vital role in the lives of millions of Americans, creating an echo chamber that has quietly derailed efforts to curb U.S. consumption of the drugs, which accounts for two-thirds of the world's usage.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yelp.com is warning that a California lawsuit targeting critical posts about a law firm could lead to the removal of negative reviews and leave consumers with a skewed assessment of restaurants and other businesses. "There were a lot of people who were unhappy about this opinion," said Eric Goldman, co-director of the High Tech Law Institute at...

  • LAWSUIT AGAINST WELLS FARGO FOR ALLEGED FRAUD, NEGLIGENCE, INVASION OF PRIVACY, FILED IN FEDERAL COURT IN UTAH.

  • Colin Powell

    The Colin Powell hack, which may have been conducted by group with ties to Russia, makes everyone vulnerable, The New York Times reports.

  • Dakota Access LLC filed the complaint last month against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David Archambault II and others from interfering with pipeline construction north of the Standing Rock reservation. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled Friday that a previous restraining order was "simply an' obey-the-law' injunction" and he expects the tribal...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Residents near two former suburban Navy bases are suing producers of firefighting foam once used there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. New York law firm Weitz& Luxenberg filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia on behalf of seven people who lived near the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and the Naval...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Shares in Deutsche Bank AG plunged Friday after the revelation that the U.S. Department of Justice has proposed the bank pay $14 billion to settle civil claims over its handing of residential mortgage-backed securities. Deutsche's shares were down 8.1 percent at 12.04 euros in afternoon trading in Europe. German Finance Ministry...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 15- Concerns about coordinating U.S. derivatives regulation with that of other countries dominated a Senate committee's hearing on Thursday to consider two nominees for seats on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Members of both parties asked the nominees, Chris Brummer, a Georgetown University law professor, and Brian Quintenz, an...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- HSBC Holdings Plc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by former Bernard Madoff customers who accused the British bank of fueling his massive Ponzi scheme by ignoring red flags and encouraging "feeder funds" to invest with him. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in Manhattan said a federal law governing securities fraud cases prevented...