Judge rejects claim that Trump can’t be sued while in office, allows lawsuit against Trump Foundation to move forward

The lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, and his children Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr., alleging misuse of charity funds, will move forward. Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York State Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday, rejecting the notion that President Trump cannot face a […]

Judge rejects neo-Nazi’s First Amendment argument in harassment case

Enlarge / Plaintiff Tanya Gersh of Whitefish, Montana. (credit: Dan Chung / Associated Press) When Andrew Anglin isn’t editing his neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, he organizes harassment campaigns against perceived enemies. One target of an Anglin harassment campaign, Tanya Gersh, sued Anglin last year. On Wednesday, a Montana federal judge dealt Anglin a significant […]

Judge rejects Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence

Matt Rourke/AP A judge rejected Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence on Tuesday. Cosby was convicted earlier this year of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.  Attorneys for Cosby want him released on bail while he looks to appeal his conviction.  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill […]

Judge rejects Lime request to block e-scooter rivals in San Francisco

Lime just lost a last-minute bid to delay the launch of San Francisco’s electric scooter pilot program. A judge has denied the company’s request for a temporary restraining order that would have blocked Skip and Scoot from launching their services in the city on October 15th. The company had wanted the San Francisco Municipal Transportation […]

Trade War Watch: Trump Rejects Auto Tariff Deal With Europe

Earlier this year, President Donald Trump took a renewed interest in European tariffs after deciding he didn’t like what he saw. He argued it was time for the United States to consider a fresh tax on vehicles manufactured in the European Union to level the playing field. “If the EU wants to further increase their already […]

Federal judge rejects Trump’s request to allow long-term detention of immigrant kids

Getty Images/Spencer Platt A federal judge rejected the Trump administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal immigrant children. Judge Dolly Gee turned down a US Justice Department motion to modify a 1997 settlement to allow the government to keep underage migrants in detention alongside their parents. The government asked to suspend a requirement that […]

FIFA rejects UK tabloid claims it covered up doping by Russian footballers

FIFA has rejected claims by UK tabloid the Mail on Sunday that it covered up cases of doping by Russian footballers. In typically sensationalist yet logic-light piece, Mail on Sunday journalist Nick Harris claimed that “FIFA had documentary proof of institutional cover-ups in Russian football 18 months ago — but have apparently done nothing to hold […]

No Russian missile system ever crossed into Ukraine: MoD rejects Dutch MH17 claims

The Russian Defense Ministry has rejected new claims that flight MH17 over Ukraine was downed by a missile from a Russian unit, urging the Dutch-led probe to focus on studying hard facts instead of social media images. “Not a single anti-aircraft missile system of the Russian Armed Forces has ever crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border,” the […]