Reuters/Fuji TV/AP The trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to continue. A court ruled Thursday there was enough evidence presented by prosecution to mount a case. The women have been asked to enter their defense. They face death penalty on charges. KUALA […]
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) The Department of Justice’s attempt to reverse the AT&T/Time Warner merger received some help yesterday from an unexpected source: the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC previously allowed AT&T to buy Time Warner without having to undergo a lengthy public-interest review, despite pushback from Democrats in the Senate and FCC. The DOJ […]
Will the court ruling against Monsanto open floodgates to more lawsuits? RT’s Boom Bust takes a look
Published time: 14 Aug, 2018 14:47 A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay $ 289 million to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. RT’s Boom Bust discusses possible future lawsuits against the GMO giant. In other news, Russia has sold off nearly all of its holdings of […]
The FCC has hit a snag in its plan to curb broadband subsidies for low-income homes. A DC appeals court has issued a stay order temporary blocking the regulator from limiting the $ 25 monthly Lifeline subsidy in tribal lands, arguing that native groups and small carriers are likely to win their case opposing the […]
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure can harm babies’ brains.
California appeals court tosses ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s bid to overturn sexual assault conviction
Reuters/Stephen Lam An appeals court on Wednesday rejected a former Stanford University swimmer’s bid for a new trial and upheld his sexual assault and attempted rape convictions. The three-judge panel of the 6th District Court of Appeal in San Jose ruled Wednesday that there was “substantial evidence” that Brock Turner received a fair trial. In […]
A court in Sudbury, Ont., has awarded an embryo to a woman in a case involving her ex-husband, in what is being called a precedent-setting decision because the embryo has no biological connection to the couple.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has lent his support to President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite saying as late as last week that he was “honestly undecided” on the judge. “After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination,” Paul tweeted on Monday. Paul’s support is crucial to […]
Quebec’s highest court has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of men who took medication for hair loss and then allegedly suffered various problems, including erectile dysfunction.
Enlarge / Mylan Inc. CEO Heather Bresch holds up a two-pack of EpiPen as she testifies during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee September 21, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a unanimous decision, an appellate court has resoundingly rejected the legal claim that sovereign […]