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Latham adds former SEC official in Washington

Signage is seen on the exterior of the building where law firm Latham & Watkins LLP is located in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Companies Law firms Michele Anderson spent 24 years in the SEC’s corporation finance division She will … Read more

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s lawyers resisted revealing whether he declassified materials seized in an FBI search of his Florida home as the judge appointed … Read more

Texas sheriff opens probe into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – A Texas county sheriff is opening a criminal investigation into flights that carried dozens of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, from Texas last week, an act that Florida’s Republican governor took credit for and which the White House dubbed a political stunt. … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. judge … Read more

Adelaide man enlists help from former South Australian senator Nick Xenophon after losing $36,000 to scammers

Former South Australian senator Nick Xenophon is preparing legal action against one of Australia’s biggest banks, alleging it failed to respond quickly enough to a scam. Key points: Michael Edwards lost $36,000 after receiving fraudulent text messages He gave his bank the scammers’ account numbers but says he has had little response NAB says recovering money … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

China plans sanctions on CEOs of Boeing Defense, Raytheon over Taiwan sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 16 (Reuters) – China will impose sanctions on the chief executives of Boeing Defense and Raytheon over their involvement in Washington’s latest arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Friday. The sanctions on Boeing Defense, Space, and Security CEO Ted Colbert … Read more

New York’s Yeshiva University halts student clubs in dispute over LGBT group

FILE PHOTO – Pride flags are used to celebrate Pride Month at the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park adjacent to The Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village section of New York City, New York, U.S., June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Yeshiva … Read more

Judge rules for Trump, blocks review of seized classified records

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to let the Justice Department immediately resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from Donald Trump’s Florida estate in an ongoing criminal investigation, siding with the former president. Federal Judge Aileen Cannon also appointed … Read more