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Harvey Weinstein is sued by woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting

30 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Harvey Weinstein was sued on Friday by the former production assistant who the disgraced movie producer was convicted at trial of having sexually assaulted.

Black franchisees at McDonald's file new discrimination lawsuit

30 Oct 2020

McDonald's Corp was hit on Thursday with a potentially multi-billion-dollar lawsuit by Black franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for steering them to underperforming stores.

Black franchisees at McDonald's file new discrimination lawsuit

30 Oct 2020

McDonald's Corp was hit on Thursday with a potentially multi-billion-dollar lawsuit by Black franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for steering them to underperforming stores.

Guilty plea entered in U.S. case linked to former Giuliani associates

29 Oct 2020

NEW YORK The first of four men charged in a campaign finance case implicating former associates of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday pleaded guilty to two charges in the case.

Bezos-backed British startup run by ex-Uber executive is sued for fraud, theft

28 Oct 2020

A former Uber Technologies executive who co-founded a British startup backed by billionaire Jeff Bezos has been sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets from a California shipping and logistics company where he was once a board member.

Business partner of ex-Giuliani associate expected to enter guilty plea

28 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A business partner of Lev Parnas, the former associate of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, is expected to enter a guilty plea on Thursday after being charged with defrauding investors in an insurance startup they founded.

Bezos-backed British startup run by ex-Uber executive is sued for fraud, theft

28 Oct 2020

A former Uber Technologies executive who co-founded a British startup backed by billionaire Jeff Bezos has been sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets from a California shipping and logistics company where he was once a board member.

U.S. cannot shield Trump from rape accuser's defamation lawsuit, judge rules

28 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan department store a quarter century ago.

U.S. cannot shield Trump from rape accuser's defamation lawsuit, judge rules

27 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan department store a quarter century ago. | Video

Former New York City accountant who admitted aiding al Qaeda to be released from prison early

27 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday ordered that a former New York City accountant who admitted to scoping out the New York Stock Exchange for al Qaeda be released early from his 18-year prison sentence.

World News

U.S. early voting surges as Trump, Biden make late push

A record 90 million Americans have voted early in the U.S. presidential election, data on Saturday showed, as President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden campaigned across the country to try to sway the few remaining undecided voters.