U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

/ Jun 14, 2017

U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

More than 190 Democratic lawmakers sued U.S. President Donald Trump in federal court on Wednesday, saying he had accepted funds from foreign governments through his businesses without congressional consent in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The complaint said Trump had not sought congressional approval for ...

Go-kart firm seeks to dismiss Nintendo suit over 'Mario Kart' copyright

Apr 19, 2017

Go-kart firm seeks to dismiss Nintendo suit over 'Mario Kart' copyright

Tokyo-based go-kart operator MariCar on Tuesday sought to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Nintendo Co. for alleged copyright violations, the firm's lawyer confirmed. In the suit, filed with the Tokyo District Court in February, Nintendo claims MariCar is renting unauthorized costumes of Nintendo game characters ...

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 the ...

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 teammate ...