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Law Legislation

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform. The 2014 telecom industry reform, one of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's signature...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform. The 2014 telecom industry reform, one of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's signature...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- The Mexican Supreme Court on Wednesday found unanimously that billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging its rivals interconnection fees, a setback to a sweeping reform intended to curb the firm's dominance. The 2014 telecom industry reform, one of Mexican President...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- The Mexican Supreme Court on Wednesday found unanimously that billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging its rivals interconnection fees, a setback to a sweeping reform intended to curb the firm's dominance. The 2014 telecom industry reform, one of Mexican President...

  • WASHINGTON— The government will make this month's payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday. A White House spokesman said "the August payment will be made," insisting on anonymity to discuss the decision ahead of the official announcement.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- The Mexican Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously found billionaire Carlos Slim's telecom firm America Movil SAB de CV should not be barred by law from charging its rivals interconnection fees, in a setback to a reform intended to curb the firm's dominance. The 2014 industry reform, one of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's signature...

  • NEW YORK— Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners— they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open. McMahon's observations matched owners' self-assessments in surveys...

  • DOVER, Del.— A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday temporarily halted the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators. Judge Brendan Shannon ordered the 90- day stay after hearing arguments last week on Takata's request to halt...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon said on Wednesday in the Wilmington, Delaware courtroom. Takata and TK Holdings Inc, its U.S. unit, said they faced tens of billions of dollars in liabilities when they filed for bankruptcy protection in June, including claims from automakers that used its airbags and individuals who filed class-action lawsuits.

  • Aug 15- Residents of a building owned by the Kushner Cos on Tuesday sued the real estate company belonging to the family of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, alleging the it overcharged them for rent in violation of New York law. Nine current and former residents of 89 Hicks Street, a residential building in Brooklyn the Kushner Cos purchased in...

  • The Department of Justice filed legal papers this week on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration, asking a judge to block the city from enforcing a law requiring some stores serving prepared foods to post calorie information where the foods are sold. "FDA intends to utilize the authority given to it by Congress to craft uniform national standards for food...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- The top tax law writer in the U.S. House of Representatives insisted on Tuesday that tax reform will happen this year, despite concerns among some experts that a tax code overhaul could drag into 2018, or even collapse altogether. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, a Texan, is scheduled to deliver a speech on the issue on...

  • St. Louis' hospitality industry says it's starting to see lost business that's perhaps tied to the NAACP's travel warning to would-be visitors to Missouri. The NAACP also cites reports that African-Americans are more likely than whites to be stopped by Missouri law enforcement officers, as well as other current and past issues of racial conflict in the state.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo Inc of publishing an online profile about him that was filled with mistakes. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 in favor of Thomas Robins, 15 months after the U.S. Supreme Court asked it to more closely assess whether he suffered the "concrete and...

  • WASHINGTON— Premiums for a popular type of individual health plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to stop "Obamacare" payments to insurers, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. The nonpartisan number crunchers also estimated that cutting off payments that...

  • BOSTON— The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014:. Federal prosecutors say they still believe four Teamsters acquitted of attempting to extort jobs from a company filming the "Top Chef" TV show "crossed the line" and broke the law.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- The top tax law writer in the U.S. House of Representatives insisted on Tuesday that tax reform will happen this year, despite concerns among some experts that an overhaul of the tax code could drag into 2018, or even collapse altogether. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, a Texan, is scheduled to deliver a speech on the issue on...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo Inc of publishing an online profile about him that was filled with mistakes. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 in favor of Thomas Robins, 15 months after the U.S. Supreme Court asked it to more closely assess whether he suffered the "concrete and...

  • Jack Reed says the passage of bipartisan legislation to expand college aid for military veterans is a remarkable example of the good Congress can do when its members work together. Reed discussed the bill's benefits with veterans and education leaders attending a conference in Providence on Tuesday for the National Association of State Approving...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The Latest on disputes surrounding the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota:. John Hoeven says North Dakota will receive $10 million from the federal government to help pay state law enforcement bills related to months of protests over the Dakota Access pipeline. North Dakota is facing a $38 million bill for protest-related costs, and...