Apr 12, 2017

Trump Organization settles suits with celebrity chefs

The Trump Organization, the conglomerate that unites the U.S. president’s family business interests, has settled lawsuits with two celebrity chefs who refused to work at the company’s new Washington hotel. The firm announced the agreement with Geoffrey Zakarian on Monday, three days after announcing ...

Feb 14, 2017

Armstrong loses bid to stop government's $100 million lawsuit

A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government’s $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use. The lawsuit was filed by Armstrong’s former U.S. Postal Service ...

Trump to be followed into White House by raft of legal cases

/ Nov 12, 2016

Trump to be followed into White House by raft of legal cases

Donald Trump assumes the mantle of the U.S. presidency under an unprecedented cloud of litigation that could weigh on his ability to govern after this week’s shock election. Just as the newly minted president-elect visited the White House and Capitol Hill on Thursday, 2,000 ...

Okinawa appeals Futenma base landfill ruling

Sep 23, 2016

Okinawa appeals Futenma base landfill ruling

The Okinawa Prefectural Government on Friday appealed a high court ruling that said its cancellation of landfill work for the central government’s effort to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma is illegal. The ruling was the first of its kind in the intensifying ...