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  • British actress sues Harvey Weinstein in New York alleging sex trafficking November 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - An aspiring British actress sued Harvey Weinstein in New York federal court on Monday accusing the movie producer of sex trafficking by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.
  • Hawaii, ACLU ask U.S. top court not to allow full Trump travel ban November 28, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Hawaii and the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban that would bar entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect after it was partially blocked by lower courts.
  • Trump says AT&T plan to buy Time Warner 'not a good deal' November 21, 2017
    (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his criticism of pay TV and wireless company AT&T's deal to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc, which the Justice Department has sued to stop.
  • Opioid crisis cost U.S. economy $504 billion in 2015: White House November 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Opioid drug abuse, which has ravaged parts of the United States in recent years, cost the economy as much as $504 billion in 2015, White House economists said in a report made public on Sunday.
  • Broadcom eyes big changes for Qualcomm's patent practices November 21, 2017
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers including Apple Inc.
  • New Puerto Rico utility head, same old challenges November 21, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New leadership at Puerto Rico's beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane Maria that led to delayed work, recurrent blackouts and more than $500 million in contracts with untested companies now under federal investigation.
  • White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban November 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.
  • U.S. judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities November 21, 2017
    (Reuters) - A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.
  • U.S. patent review board becomes conservative target November 20, 2017
    NEW YORK(Reuters) - In August, a dozen inventors gathered around a fire pit outside the headquarters of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and set alight patents they said had been rendered worthless by an overreaching federal government.
  • Former New York state official sued over alleged sex harassment November 20, 2017
    (Reuters) - A former New York state employee has filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was sexually harassed by a onetime political appointee of Governor Andrew Cuomo, part of a wave of such accusations leveled in recent weeks against public figures.