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Ohio ban on Down syndrome abortion blocked by U.S. appeals court

12 Oct 2019

A divided federal appeals court on Friday said Ohio cannot enforce a 2017 law banning abortions when medical tests show that a fetus has Down syndrome.

U.S. appeals court will not disqualify judge in opioid cases or delay trial

11 Oct 2019

A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for a landmark trial over the nation's opioid crisis, rejecting a bid by eight drug retailers and distributors to disqualify the judge, and a request by Ohio and other U.S. states to delay an Oct. 21 trial.

Gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 million kickback settlement

10 Oct 2019

A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for medically unnecessary tests, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.

U.S. says gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 mln kickback settlement

10 Oct 2019

Oct 9 A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for medically unnecessary tests, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.

Former Goldman programmer fails, again, to toss theft conviction

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK A New York state appeals court on Tuesday refused to toss out a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc computer programmer's theft conviction, rejecting his claim that he was wrongly prosecuted twice for the same conduct.

Former Goldman programmer fails, again, to toss theft conviction

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 8 A New York state appeals court on Tuesday refused to toss out a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc computer programmer's theft conviction, rejecting his claim that he was wrongly prosecuted twice for the same conduct.

Jeffrey Epstein accuser expands lawsuit against estate, alleged enablers

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK A New York woman who said Jeffrey Epstein began grooming her for sex when she was 14 and later raped her expanded her lawsuit against his estate, naming several women who allegedly enabled the financier's abuses and seeking to block the estate from shielding his assets from victims.

Judge's order releasing Trump's tax returns and blasting 'repugnant' immunity claim put on hold

08 Oct 2019

NEW YORK A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns must be provided to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president's argument that he was immune from criminal investigations.

Meat industry sues California for animal protection 'overreach'

05 Oct 2019

California was sued on Friday by the largest U.S. trade group for meat packers and processors, which wants to block enforcement of a voter-approved measure requiring farmers to provide more space for animals being raised for food.

New York sues big U.S. student loan servicer for abusing borrowers

04 Oct 2019

NEW YORK New York state on Thursday sued one of the largest federal student loan servicers, whose practices the U.S. government singled out for criticism earlier this year, saying it abusively treated borrowers working in lower-paying public service jobs.

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