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McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees, lawsuit claims

McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees, lawsuit claims

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp has been sued by 52 Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination by steering them to [more…]

Lawsuit says McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees

Lawsuit says McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has been sued by 52 Black former franchise owners who accuse the fast-food giant of racial discrimination by steering them [more…]

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Monday fined Google 1.5 million roubles ($20,350) after finding it guilty of failing to block content banned in [more…]

Ardent Leisure pleads guilty in Australian court over Dreamworld fatal accident

Ardent Leisure pleads guilty in Australian court over Dreamworld fatal accident

Published 29/07/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Ardent Leisure Group Ltd (ALG.AX) entered a guilty plea in an Australian court on Wednesday to charges related to a fatal accident [more…]

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Michigan governor over coronavirus orders

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Michigan governor over coronavirus orders

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s since-rescinded executive orders requiring that residents stay home and most businesses [more…]

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - A special committee of WeWork board members filed a motion in Delaware on Monday to prevent it from being disbanded, as it pursues [more…]

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Published 23/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit [more…]

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

Published 21/12/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should reverse a lower court verdict finding Bayer AG [more…]

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 07/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly [more…]

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Published 07/12/2019

((This December 6 story is refiled to fix typo in quote in paragraph nine)) By Tom Hals (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s daring has left its [more…]