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Police respond to the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion leveled two apartment buildings, and sent flames and billowing black smoke above the skyline. (AP Photo/Jeremy Sailing)

1st lawsuit filed in deadly NYC blast

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York City woman has sued Con Edison over the explosion that leveled two apartment buildings last week. The New York Post (http://bit.ly/1dk2CgK ) reports that 46-year-old Michelle Nelson of […]

03/18/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

Lawsuit says California mortgage money mishandled

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three community assistance organizations sued Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials on Friday, alleging the state improperly diverted nearly $370 million that was intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures. […]

03/14/2014

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Teen’s feud with her parents headed to court

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey honor student who says her parents kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 is now suing them, asking a court to make them support […]

03/04/2014

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Apple, Samsung fail to settle before March trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have failed to settle their latest patent dispute despite a daylong meeting between top Samsung executives and Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted by […]

02/22/2014

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San Diego sued over stinky sea lion waste

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego’s La Jolla Cove stinks, and the culprit is sea lion poop. That’s according to a lawsuit filed last week by a hotel and restaurant. U-T San Diego reports the suit […]

12/27/2013

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LA city attorney sues Bank of America over lending

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles city attorney is suing Bank of America for mortgage discrimination it claims led to a wave of foreclosures that cost the city a fortune in extra expenses and […]

12/07/2013

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Octavia Spencer and Sensa embroiled in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A weight loss company wants a judge to dismiss half the claims in a lawsuit by Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer, who alleges the company is blaming her for an unsuccessful advertising […]

10/14/2013

Father sues after new phone reveals porn seen by underage son

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A father is suing Sprint Corp. and Nextel of California Inc. after a phone he bought allegedly had pornography images on it that were later seen by his underage son. Arsen […]

10/02/2013

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Rite Aid to pay more than $12 million to settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rite Aid Corp. was ordered today to pay more than $12.3 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged employees at about 600 California stores unlawfully handled and disposed of hazardous materials, […]

09/24/2013

Abercrombie settles Calif. suits over head scarves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California. The lawsuits […]

09/23/2013

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Judge dismisses AEG execs from Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against the promoters of his planned comeback concerts. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled Monday that […]

09/09/2013

Calif. doctor sued for unconscious patient prank

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California anesthesiologist’s decision to decorate an unconscious patient’s face with stickers and a photo taken by a nurse’s aide has prompted a state investigation and civil lawsuit against the […]

09/04/2013

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