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Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed

A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" ho...

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed

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D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
22:15, 2019-06-01

Judge allows former KU football coach's lawsuit to proceed A federal judge has ruled that former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty's lawsuit against the school will proceed       ...
21:00, 2019-08-09

U.S. judge calls Facebook’s views ‘so wrong’, lets class action lawsuit proceed U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could try to hold Facebook liable under various federal and state laws for letting app developers and business partners harvest their personal data without their consent on a "widespread" basis....
07:30, 2019-09-10

Judge lets Facebook privacy lawsuit proceed, calls company’s views ‘so wrong’ A federal judge on Monday night ordered Facebook to face the brunt of a privacy class action lawsuit, chastising the social network for views about privacy he called “so wrong.” While dismissing some claims, US District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could try to hold F...
23:15, 2019-09-10

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
10:15, 2019-06-20

Dems' Emoluments Clause lawsuit against Trump hits major roadblock, as judge rules law 'unsettled' A federal court judge on Wednesday ruled that President Trump has the right to immediately challenge congressional Democrats' Emoluments Clause lawsuit against him, saying the litigation raises the "unsettled" question of whether politicians have standing to sue a sitting president for running inter...
00:30, 2019-08-22

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent using facial ...
19:15, 2019-08-09

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit which cla......
07:15, 2019-08-09

Lawsuit by families of Charleston church shooting victims can proceed: court A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a lawsuit against the federal government over a faulty background check that allowed a South Carolina man to purchase a handgun that he used to kill nine people at a historically black church in Charleston can go forward....
17:00, 2019-08-31

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
01:15, 2019-09-14

Judge: Enough evidence for case against Lil Durk to proceed ATLANTA (AP) — A trial against a Chicago rapper accused in an Atlanta drive-by shooting will move forward. WSB-TV reports Durk Derrick Banks, whose stage name is Lil Durk, was in court Friday for a hearing about his alleged involvement in a Feb. 5 shooting outside a downtown Atlanta restaurant. Atla...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon drops lawsuit accusing her husband of poisoning her Author Sherrilyn Kenyon, who filed suit against her husband accusing him of orchestrating a scheme to poison her to death, has dismissed her case.        ...
00:15, 2019-08-02

Federal judge lets Alabama suit over Census proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama can proceed with its lawsuit trying to block people from being counted in the 2020 Census if they’re living in the country without documentation. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingham ruled Wednesday that the state and U.S. Rep. Mo...
22:15, 2019-06-06

How an anti-bias lawsuit is tearing the NY1 newsroom apart On June 19, a court case was filed that shook the Big Apple media scene to its core. Five veteran NY1 journalists — Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, Vivian Lee, Amanda Farinacci and Jeanine Ramirez — are suing the local cable-news channel. The women, ages 40 to 61, claim management engaged in age an...
15:15, 2019-07-21

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
01:30, 2019-07-13

Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
01:00, 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
06:30, 2019-09-10

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones on Thursday. Her lawsuit alleged ...
17:45, 2019-06-14

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said Thursday in a press briefing formally announcing ...
06:45, 2019-05-31

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
19:15, 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
17:00, 2019-05-22

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
04:45, 2019-06-22

Google's history of clashing with conservatives A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office culture is dominated by liberal politics. ...
04:45, 2019-08-07

Google not biased against conservatives -exec Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Google not biased against conservatives: executive Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
06:30, 2019-07-16

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
08:00, 2019-08-07

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing propaganda on everyone! Donald Trump throws out unsubstantiated bile on the topic left and right, while Republicans in Congress and right-wing media parro...
04:45, 2019-06-10

Google's anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China Google is getting bad press for doing business in China, and it’s only getting worse. The widespread perception that Google is anti-Trump and anti-conservative is further fueling its China problems in Washington....
12:00, 2019-08-07

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A former Google engineer claims that he was blacklisted, bullied and ultimately fired by the tech giant all because of his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
19:15, 2019-08-01

Scientists avoid gender bias when they know they’re being tested for bias Enlarge (credit: Thomas Koehler | Getty Images) When it comes to gender, science suffers from what has been called a "leaky pipeline." In some fields, like biology, women make up the majority of the individuals entering graduate school in the field. But at each successive career stage—post-doctora...
20:15, 2019-08-27

Judge Weighs Defamation Lawsuit Against Roy Moore (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Lawyers squared off in state court Monday on whether Roy Moore made defamatory statements during the 2017 U.S. Senate race against a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. Judge John E. Rochester held a hearing on Moore’s request for summary judgment in the defa...
10:00, 2019-08-27

Federal judge dismisses part of CDK lawsuit A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by dealership software provider CDK Global Inc. against a group of dealerships that alleges they improperly allowed third parties to access CDK's dealership management system. CDK has until Sept. 30 to revise and resubmit its claim that the 17 ...
06:45, 2019-09-14

AOC asks judge to toss Dov Hikind’s Twitter lawsuit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has asked a federal judge to dismiss former Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter. The Bronx-Queens congresswoman claims Hikind “lacks standing to bring the action” and says she hasn’t been properly served with ...
20:30, 2019-08-08

Judge to decide soon on sanctuary city initiative lawsuit TUCSON- A judge is expected to make a decision by Friday regarding a lawsuit filed by the Pima County Republican Party to keep a sanctuary city initiative off the November ballot. On Monday, oral arguments were heard regarding the initiative to make Tucson a sanctuary city. A judge is expected to m...
13:00, 2019-08-13

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the drugmaker should be forced to pay $17 billion for fueling the opioid epidemic....
00:00, 2019-08-22

NYC, 3 more states file lawsuit against Trump rules on immigrants receiving public aid Three more states and New York City on  Tuesday became the latest to file a federal lawsuit contesting new Trump administration rules that would deny green cards to legal immigrants if they rely on public assistance....
21:30, 2019-08-20

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)        ...
02:15, 2019-05-31

Judge dismisses lawsuit by brother of late Broncos owner A judge in Colorado has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Pat Bowlen's brother that sought to remove the trustees from the trust set up by the late owner of the Denver Broncos       ...
05:15, 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing practices fueled the opioid epidemic by flooding the market with painkillers....
20:30, 2019-08-26

Judge to rule on tossing lawsuit against Jussie Smollett in October A federal judge says she’ll rule on Jussie Smollett's request to toss the city of Chicago's lawsuit against him in October.        ...
03:00, 2019-08-21

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
03:00, 2019-08-23

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to Franklin Circuit Court. The suit claims Gov. Matt ...
00:45, 2019-06-28

Judge dismisses lawsuit to keep ‘sanctuary city’ petition off ballot TUCSON – The lawsuit that was filed against the City of Tucson in an attempt to keep the “sanctuary city” initiative off the November ballot was dismissed by a judge Friday, according to court documents. Back on July 12, the Pima County Republican Party announced the lawsuit a few ...
03:15, 2019-08-17

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be “no delay in construc...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
02:30, 2019-06-12

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
17:00, 2019-09-18

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Judge Sets May 2020 Trial Date in U.S. Women’s Soccer Lawsuit The date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics....
01:30, 2019-08-20

Judge rules NY lawmakers can get raises — and keep outside jobs New York State Legislators will be able to keep both their fat raises and outside gigs, an Albany judge ruled Thursday. It’s the second decision by a state judge knocking down a virtual ban on outside income in separate cases involving different plaintiffs. The restriction on outside income wa...
00:30, 2019-08-30

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
04:45, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:15, 2019-06-22

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible' A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has slashed an $80 million payout, Reuters reported on Monday.Read more......
10:15, 2019-07-16

Trump must face marketing scam lawsuit, escapes racketeering claims: NY judge A federal judge on Wednesday said U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children must face part of a lawsuit alleging they used their family name to promote sham marketing opportunities, but dismissed racketeering claims at the center of the case....
04:30, 2019-07-25

Judge narrows Woody Allen lawsuit against Amazon for quitting movie deal A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday narrowed Woody Allen's $68 million lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc for backing out of a four-picture production and distribution agreement and refusing to distribute a film he had already completed....
21:30, 2019-07-31

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks The DNC had claimed that Russia, which hacked the party's computers, had found in the Trump campaign "a willing and active partner in its effort."...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
09:45, 2019-08-03

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
17:30, 2019-05-22

Judge rules neo-Nazi website should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
05:15, 2019-07-16

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
22:30, 2019-06-10

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
22:30, 2019-07-10

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
08:15, 2019-08-01

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
13:30, 2019-05-22

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Sacha Baron Cohen asks federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit Baron Cohen's team say Moore signed a waiver for the "Who is America?" segment, which they argue was satire and protected under the First Amendment.        ...
11:00, 2019-09-18

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
12:45, 2019-05-24

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit claiming Michael Cohen ‘colluded’ to help Trump Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Michael Cohen and one of her former lawyers, Keith Davidson — which accused them of colluding with each other in a bid to protect President Trump — has been officially dismissed. Agreements had been made between Daniels, Cohen and Davidson back in Ma...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
23:30, 2019-07-16

Chelsea Manning Can Remain in Jail for Another Year, Judge Rules Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst-turned-whistleblower, may remain behind bars for up to another year and face nearly a half-million dollars in fines over her ongoing refusal to testify before a grand jury about her disclosure of classified information to WikiLeaks.Read more......
15:15, 2019-08-07

Judge Rules Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights A ruling on Wednesday called into question the constitutionality of a major tool the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security use for screening potential terrorism suspects....
05:00, 2019-09-05

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns while his lawsuit seeking to keep his records private ...
07:30, 2019-08-02

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statement Friday that St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stel...
22:30, 2019-05-31

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling, hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates, is not the final word on the dispute over Planned Parenthood’s lic...
05:15, 2019-06-11

Judge Rules Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Can Remain Open ST. LOUIS (CNN) – Abortion services can continue, for now, in Missouri after a judge ruled against the state, which had refused to renew Planned Parenthood’s license to continue providing the procedure. The matter will be heard in court again on Tuesday If the clinic had been forced to s...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Judge rules against FERC's jurisdiction over PG&E power contract dispute A judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has no jurisdiction over a dispute involving PG&E Corp's $42 billion worth of contracts with energy companies....
23:45, 2019-06-08

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
18:45, 2019-07-19

UK Judge Rules Boris Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Lawful A British judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in a move that will provide some respite for the beleaguered prime minister....
00:45, 2019-09-05

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has ruled....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which they say has a “chilling effect on the right to pe...
22:15, 2019-06-28

Judge rules Missouri’s last abortion clinic will remain open — for now The Circuit Court of St. Louis ruled Friday that the remaining Missouri abortion clinic can remain open, at least for now. Judge Michael F. Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood a temporary restraining order against the state until Tuesday’s hearing to consider a preliminary injunction....
05:45, 2019-06-01

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make the case....
04:45, 2019-06-04

Confederate statue that prompted Charlottesville rally must stay, judge rules A Virginia judge has blocked the city of Charlottesville's effort to remove the Confederate statue that sparked a deadly white nationalist rally.        ...
06:00, 2019-09-16

DOJ doesn't need to provide transcript of key Flynn phone call after all, judge rules In an abrupt and unexplained reversal from his previous order last month, a federal judge said Tuesday that the Department of Justice no longer has to publicly file a transcript of a fateful call between former adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the United States....
05:00, 2019-06-05

Judge rules Virginia school board’s trans bathroom ban is discriminatory A federal judge has ruled that a Virginia school board’s policy that banned a transgender student from using the men’s restroom was discriminatory. The case stemmed from transgender former student Gavin Grimm being told by the Gloucester County School Board that he was required to use ei...
01:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. judge rules terrorism watchlist violates constitutional rights: NY Times A U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that a federal government database of people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on the watchlist, the New York Times reported....
06:15, 2019-09-05

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc's 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a......
01:30, 2019-07-20

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat A judge in Sicily says the sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port must be freed from house arrest...
01:30, 2019-07-03

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was discriminatory. ...
10:30, 2019-08-10

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Trump’s now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen — and a federal judge has ordered that previously redacted materials from the case be made public on Thursday. Cohen pleaded guilty last year to m...
20:30, 2019-07-17

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump administration didn’t properly consider the envir...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Judge blocks anti-vaxxers’ bid to stop tougher immunization rules ALBANY — A state Supreme Court judge upheld a new law that repeals all non-medical exemptions for school vaccination requirements—just in time for the start of the school year....
04:30, 2019-08-27

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-07-18

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she called a...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Yes, the South Side Can Have Nice Things: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Thrown Wrench in Obama Library Plans A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a group of environmentalists’ efforts to stop the Obama Presidential Center from being built inside a public park on Chicago’s South Side....
07:15, 2019-06-12

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Publisher Andrew Anglin Must Hand Over $4.1 Million to Comedian Comedian and radio host Dean Obeidallah first sued Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin for libel nearly two years ago in a case that has dragged on largely due to Anglin’s intentional absence from the trial and the country. Finally, in Ohio’s Southern District Court today, a judge ruled the neo-Na...
22:45, 2019-06-12

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
15:01, 2019-05-21

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:45, 2019-05-29

U.S. judge rules for Regeneron, Sanofi in Amgen cholesterol drug patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that found Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which sells a rival drug....
10:15, 2019-08-29

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
05:30, 2019-07-20

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Qualcomm shares plunge after federal judge rules its practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
01:00, 2019-05-23

Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man: report Despite the lack of a paternity test, a judge in Spain ruled Wednesday that legendary singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year-old Spanish man, according to reports....
11:15, 2019-07-11

Charges filed against former Google engineer who prompted lawsuit against Uber The U.S. attorney’s office filed charges in San Jose against former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets and gave them to Uber....
09:45, 2019-08-28

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Fire NYC policeman for fatal chokehold in Eric Garner arrest: department judge rules A white New York City police officer who used a fatal chokehold on an unarmed black man during an arrest in 2014 should be fired, a police department disciplinary judge recommended on Friday....
19:15, 2019-08-02

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
13:30, 2019-07-09

Former Google self-driving engineer, who prompted a lawsuit against Uber, gets hit with criminal charges U.S. attorney’s office files charges against former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets and gave them to Uber....
01:45, 2019-08-28

Google Fails to Have Lawsuit Originally Brought by James Damore Thrown Out Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian Walsh rejected tech giant Google’s efforts to have a lawsuit originally brought by ex-Google engineer James Damore dismissed, the Mercury News reported on Friday, meaning that the case can now proceed into the discovery phase.Read more......
08:01, 2019-06-09

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G......
19:30, 2019-06-27

Judge rules law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, not to state lotteries as some feared CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Judge rules law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, not to state lotteries as some feared. The post Judge rules law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, not to state lotteries as some feared appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:01, 2019-06-04

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that fav...
06:00, 2019-08-11

Kevin Spacey's accuser must turn over phone to defense team, Nantucket judge rules The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him when he was 18 must turn over his phone to the actor's defense team by June 21, a judge ruled Friday.        ...
00:45, 2019-06-08

Tulsi Gabbard's Google lawsuit doesn't have much merit, but raises a bigger issue Everybody knows the Democratic establishment hates Tulsi Gabbard. But few of us, until now, considered that big tech could be in on the game to tilt the 2020 Democratic presidential primary against the Hawaii congresswoman....
22:00, 2019-07-31

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge for his public remarks about the federal criminal case in Washington, D.C....
19:45, 2019-07-16

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicPharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations that it drove the US opioid epidemic now claiming 130 lives a day, an Oklahoma judge has ...
22:30, 2019-07-08

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developers must request the least amount of user data their app requires to function. Apps that connect with......
03:15, 2019-05-31

Google Chrome extensions must obey new privacy rules by October 15th. Time is running out for Chrome developers to follow Google's new privacy rules. The company announced today that third-party developers have until October 15th to comply with updated restrictions on user data, or risk getting kicked off Chrome's Web......
21:45, 2019-07-24

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A company found to have violated the GDPR can be soc...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m for fueling Oklahoma opioid crisis, judge rules Oklahoma becomes first state to successfully sue an opioid manufacturer, a ruling that is sure to affect other drug companiesOpioid ruling explained – the key pointsUS drugmakers eye a booming new pain market in IndiaThe pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson ran a “false and dangerous” sales campai...
11:30, 2019-08-27

Johnson & Johnson must pay over $572 million for its role in Oklahoma opioid crisis, judge rules FILE – In this July 15, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks during closing arguments in Oklahoma’s ongoing opioid drug lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, in Norman, Okla. An Oklahoma judge is expected to deliver a judgment following a first-of-its-kind trial in...
23:00, 2019-08-26

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the...
18:30, 2019-05-25

NYC police officer who killed Eric Garner should be fired, police judge rules A white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a banned chokehold in 2014 should be fired, a police judge recommended on Friday in a case that stoked the Black Lives Matter movement and reverberated in the U.S. presidential campaign....
05:45, 2019-08-03

Oklahoma judge rules against Johnson & Johnson, orders $572M payment An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem....
06:30, 2019-08-27

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post alleges.....
19:30, 2019-08-31

2 men who lied about military service must wear sign that says 'I am a liar,' judge rules Men who lied about military service must wear signs that say "I am a liar" for eight hours on Memorial Day and Veterans Day to be eligible for parole.        ...
16:15, 2019-08-27

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-friendly. The changes govern aspects of app development like how developers handle personal data and wh...
12:45, 2019-05-30

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
17:01, 2019-07-17

Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that it is starting a formal environmental review process to replace the crumbling, 1950s-era facility with a new terminal in Manhattan. Commut...
23:45, 2019-05-23

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company was denied again in court, as Reuters reports that......
20:15, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Exxon to proceed with oil development in Argentina Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday it was going ahead with an oil development project in Argentina that could produce up to 55,000 barrels of oil-equivalent per day (boepd) within five years....
16:15, 2019-06-11

Kyrgios faces investigation after accusing ATP of being corrupt Nick Kyrgios, one of the most combustible characters in tennis who was recently fined a six-figure sum over a meltdown in Cincinnati, could be in more trouble for describing the ATP as corrupt after his opening match at the U.S. Open....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Pelosi says she prays for Trump after accusing him of cover-up U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she prays for President Donald Trump after a meeting on infrastructure between Democratic congressional leaders and the president collapsed....
20:45, 2019-05-22

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
18:15, 2019-06-19

'Not again': the online artists accusing pop stars of stealing work Chris Brown’s video Wobble Up features artwork allegedly copied without their consentMarius Sperlich says his first thought when he saw Chris Brown’s music video for his song Wobble Up was “not again”. The image of a nipple that acts as a temperature dial and another of a tropical island shaped like...
20:00, 2019-06-06

Prosecutors say tests needed before Sri Lanka sterilization case can proceed Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was no evidence to support other charges against him of links to terrorist groups or money laundering....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a full merger, Reuters reported....
02:15, 2019-05-28

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
00:45, 2019-05-28

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest....
21:15, 2019-06-12

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the country, saying no other nation or group “could plaus...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
02:45, 2019-06-12

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at the police station to continue her deposition with a new lawyer, the fourth to represent her since s...
03:45, 2019-06-19

U.A.E. Stops Short of Directly Accusing Iran Ship Attacks The United Arab Emirates said special forces from a hostile nation likely carried out coordinated attacks last month on four ships near the Strait of Hormuz, but stopped short of directly accusing Iran....
07:15, 2019-06-07

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
09:30, 2019-05-23

| Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of graft go viral Videos posted online by an Egyptian construction contractor accusing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the military of corruption have gone viral, sparking a rare debate about the army's growing economic empire....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Model accusing Neymar of rape testifies to police a second time RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified a second time to police in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he may request a face-to-face encounter between the two. Najila Trindade testified earlier this month to Sao Paulo polic...
08:30, 2019-06-19

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
07:15, 2019-05-30

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:30, 2019-06-07

Flynn lawyer at war with Mueller team, accusing prosecutors of ‘malevolent conduct’ Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s legal team on Friday stepped up their attacks on prosecutors as they accused the Justice Department of withholding documents critical to Flynn's defense and squabbled with the other side over a sentencing date....
09:00, 2019-08-31

In accusing all creeps of gaslighting, we dishonour the real victims of it | Barbara Ellen If the word is spread too thinly, it will cease to be such a powerful tool to educate and empower womenAll women need the term “gaslighting”. Well, all people really. Rebecca Humphries didn’t even realise that she needed it until she was cheated on by comedian, Seann Walsh, in the 2018 Strictly Come...
18:45, 2019-07-06

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech....
02:00, 2019-08-21

Read the full report from the Madoff whistleblower accusing GE of an Enron-like fraud Whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a new report about General Electric, saying the company is using some of the same accounting tricks as Enron....
17:45, 2019-08-16

E Jean Carroll says she received death threats after accusing Trump of rape Exclusive: advice columnist says for the first time in her life she has bullets loaded into the handgun in her bedroomE Jean Carroll, the esteemed New York journalist who has alleged Donald Trump raped her in the Bergdorf Goodman department store in Manhattan in the 1990s, now sleeps with a loaded g...
20:15, 2019-07-12

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Kevin Spacey: prosecutors drop case accusing actor of groping teen The actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man at Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016.The Cape and Islands district attorney said on Wednesday that the...
23:15, 2019-07-17

Report: Antonio Brown Sent Threatening Texts To Artist Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment In a group chat that included his lawyer, and at least one close confidant, Antonio Brown sent threatening text messages to the artist who accused him of exposing his barely covered penis to her while she worked on a mural in his home, according to Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko. Brown’s message...
11:00, 2019-09-20

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
19:45, 2019-07-17

MLB slams umpires union over tweet accusing Padres' Manny Machado of committing 'violence in the workplace' Major League Baseball and its umpire’s union are publicly feuding after the latter accused San Diego Padres star Manny Machado of committing “violence in the workplace” following his ejection over the weekend during a game against Colorado....
20:45, 2019-06-19

4 women are suing 'That 70's Show' actor Danny Masterson, accusing him of raping them and conspiring with the Church of Scientology to cover it up Four women are suing former "That 70's Show" actor Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology. They allege Masterson sexually assaulted them and then conspired with the church to intimidate them into not taking their allegations to the police. Masterson has denied the claims and says he plans to ...
23:15, 2019-08-16

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss' Pregnant Wife Granted Temporary Restraining Order After Accusing Him of Domestic Violence The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss has been accused by his pregnant wife of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion. Laura Fleiss, the estranged wife of the reality TV maker,......
10:45, 2019-07-18

What is bias in AI really, and why can’t AI neutralize it? Selection algorithms everywhere are exhibiting traits that appear to be racist, sexist, and otherwise discriminatory. Have neural networks already developed their own neuropathy? Or are people somehow the problem?...
15:30, 2019-07-17

Fed's Daly says her 'bias' is to run hot U.S. economy San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on Thursday signaled support for continued U.S. monetary policy accommodation, saying she believes the benefits of running a "hot" economy currently outweigh the potential costs....
10:15, 2019-08-29

Bury on the brink as C&N Sporting Risk announce they are 'unable to proceed' with proposed takeover Bury are now almost certain to be expelled from the English Football League after a proposed takeover by C&N Sporting Risk fell through, just 90 minutes before a league-set deadline for the deal to be completed....
18:15, 2019-08-27

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems....
10:45, 2019-07-17

US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime....
09:30, 2019-06-13

The conservatives who cried censorship For months, mainstream conservatives and far-right personalities have complained about an unfair, illegal bias in Big Tech. President Trump has openly sympathized with their concerns, even raising some of his own. But now he wants to do something about it....
20:00, 2019-08-08

Media bias is OK – if it's honest | Nathan Robinson Conservatives are more open to leftwing arguments when they come from people who don’t pretend to be perfectly objectiveMost people distrust the media, and most people are right. It’s healthy to question what you’re being told – that’s the mark of an intelligent and independent populace. And the med...
04:00, 2019-09-11

How should big tech police content while avoiding bias? "There's a thin line between disgusting and offensive speech, and political speech you just don't like," said professor Jerry Ellig.       ...
22:30, 2019-08-28

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Silicon Valley and the US Senate. Researchers from Q...
07:30, 2019-06-07

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, saying they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in federal court, is the latest round in a lo...
04:00, 2019-06-13

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. (June 12)       ...
03:45, 2019-06-13

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
14:30, 2019-06-13

Britain’s Conservatives Are on the Brink of Civil War A group of renegade Conservative lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit....
22:30, 2019-09-03

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party remains divided on how to confront the populist far-right threat....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-offs each coalition of the Right has made. No one can doubt that David French, a devout Evangelical Christian who opposes same-sex marriage as a matter of...
10:30, 2019-05-31

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
22:45, 2019-06-30

John Oliver: bias in medical care is a 'discussion that we need to have' The Last Week Tonight host examined medical bias, from dismissing women’s pain to the black maternal mortality crisisOn Last Week Tonight, John Oliver argued for an honest discussion around gender and racial bias in medical care, noting that “if you are a woman and/or a person of color in the US, yo...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
19:00, 2019-05-31

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO report, it’s not a moment too soon. In the report...
22:45, 2019-06-04

RGB, Dimmable, Bluetooth, Eight Dollars: TV Bias Lights Have Come a Long Way. Just a few years ago, when TV bias lights first came onto our radar, you were lucky to find a strip for $20. And that strip would require you to push a physical button on the strip, or at the very least, keep track of a remote. Oh, and the lights were white. Don’t like it? Too bad....
20:00, 2019-08-13

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
07:00, 2019-08-20

San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. District...
22:00, 2019-06-12

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Donations to UK PM May's Conservatives fall in first quarter of 2019 Donations to Britain's governing Conservative Party slumped in the first three months of the year as Theresa May's premiership ebbed, data from the Electoral Commission showed on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-05-30

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
17:45, 2019-08-02

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can the Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Greek conservatives on course for landslide election victory New Democracy will oust leftist Syriza and win outright majority, exit polls suggestGreece’s centre-right opposition seems poised to win a resounding victory in a snap general election after a nationwide exit poll showed it leading by double digits over Alexis Tsipras’s incumbent leftwing Syriza par...
20:01, 2019-07-07

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allies, who have criticized him on issues from theology to climate change and even called for his resignation. The pope’s response to his American critics c...
05:00, 2019-09-05

UK Conservatives start race to replace Theresa May Eleven candidates are vying for the leadership of Britain's oldest political party, and the keys to 10 Downing Street. Brexit brought down Theresa May and is expected to be the dominant debate among potential successors....
08:00, 2019-06-10

The British Conservatives who rebelled and will be expelled from party Twenty-one lawmakers in the ruling Conservative Party rebelled against Prime Minster Boris Johnson on Tuesday by backing the first step toward legislating to block a no-deal Brexit. They will be expelled from the Conservative Party....
07:15, 2019-09-04

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid in pact with far-right A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for his People's Party (PP) after forging a rightist coalition involving the anti-immigration Vox group....
15:15, 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
06:15, 2019-07-23

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
19:15, 2019-08-21

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:30, 2019-05-22

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
07:00, 2019-06-13

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
20:00, 2019-06-12

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I am directing my administration to explore all regulatory and legislation solutions to protect free speech and the free speech rights of all Americans —...
05:15, 2019-07-12

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
18:15, 2019-06-22

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action. Karle Robinson told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was “mad as hell” when he go...
22:30, 2019-06-19

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it was announced Friday. Under ex-Chancellor Carmen ...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain - likely will embolden politicians to pursue more extreme efforts free from the fear of judicial interference, experts s...
15:15, 2019-06-29

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action....
00:45, 2019-06-20

Make Your TV Look Better With a Deal On Luminoodle's True White Bias Lights HDTV bias lights are nothing new to our readers, but with 6500K true white LEDs that promise to minimize eye strain and look professional, Luminoodle is one of the most polished option out there.Read more......
19:15, 2019-09-05

This game reveals the hidden racial bias of dating app algorithms It should be no surprise that racial bias factors into swiping matches on dating apps, like Tinder — but algorithms used by these apps may also reinforce prejudice. This is why developer, Ben Berman, and designer, Miguel Perez created MonsterMatch, a game that simulates a dating app while exposing t...
13:45, 2019-05-29

Sports Media's Bias Against Men Doesn't Prevent Ed Werder From Getting His Old Job Back Remember last year when Ed Werder, who was laid off from ESPN in 2017, went on a Twitter rant about how people who encouraged women to apply for jobs in sports were “disqualifying” men from getting those jobs? Remember when he pretended that there wasn’t a massive gender imbalance in sports media in...
19:15, 2019-08-12

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an attempt to clear the air, Facebook enlisted an indep......
21:30, 2019-08-20

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
23:00, 2019-06-02

U.K. Conservatives misrepresented BBC article in Facebook ads: fact-checker UK fact-checking charity Full Fact found that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party has been funding ads on Facebook that link to a BBC article with an apparently altered headline that reads "£14 billion pound cash boost for schools."...
06:45, 2019-09-14

Conservatives’ anti-harassment policy for candidates almost complete A party spokesman said the recommended code of conduct and harassment policy aimed specifically at candidates would be ready by the time the campaign gets officially underway....
23:30, 2019-09-06

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest foray into the issue is the introduction of new leg...
23:15, 2019-06-27

Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK’s EU voting Britain’s governing Conservative Party is facing near-wipeout in an election to the European Parliament, as voters sick of the country’s Brexit deadlock flock to uncompromisingly pro-Brexit or pro-EU parties...
03:45, 2019-05-27

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalition including the far right, while the far-left won a second term in Barcelona with support from the Socialists and others....
00:00, 2019-06-16

Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the new conservative city hall, raising fears that environmental rollbacks seen in the United States may be spreading to Europe....
01:01, 2019-06-30

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Returns Indicate Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
21:15, 2019-07-07

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libertarian thinktank, arguing against climate action. But my views have changed. I now embrace decarbonization. Why? For one thing, I’ve come to better un...
10:15, 2019-06-10

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's European elections....
23:15, 2019-06-01

UK's governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election Britain's governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of "flagrant abuse" of his power....
10:30, 2019-09-08

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative support like former President George W. Bush or Mitt Romney....
16:45, 2019-08-05

PM May's successor must abandon her deal with EU and leave on Oct.31: pro-Brexit Conservatives Prime Minister Theresa May's successor should abandon her Brexit deal and commit to taking Britain out of the European Union by October 31, an influential pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers said on Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Croatians back conservatives and center-left Updated election results released by the Croatian election authorities say the ruling conservatives and an opposition center-left party have won an equal number of seats in the future European Parliament...
02:45, 2019-05-27

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Mexican president's party unseats conservatives in 2 states President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to American shores and place slavery at the center of American history. Conservatives—as they are wont to do—have been...
00:30, 2019-08-20

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Conservatives who voted against UK government will be expelled from party: spokesman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's chief whip, or parliamentary enforcer, is speaking to Conservative lawmakers who voted in favor of a move to try to stop a no-deal Brexit and they will be expelled from the party, a spokesman said....
07:15, 2019-09-04

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Conservatives take decisive lead in Greek European vote Greece's opposition New Democracy party took a commanding lead over the ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, early results showed, in a blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who is facing general elections this year....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Greek PM Tsipras ousted as conservatives win general election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat in the country's general election as conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a comfortable parliamentary majority....
06:01, 2019-07-08

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats....
16:45, 2019-05-27

PM May's successor must ditch her EU deal and leave on Oct. 31: pro-Brexit Conservatives Prime Minister Theresa May's successor should abandon her Brexit deal and commit to taking Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31, an influential pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers said on Wednesday....
17:45, 2019-06-05

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices — share one thing in common: a more aggressive government role in healthcare. What are free market propone...
20:45, 2019-07-01

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
04:45, 2019-08-17

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
02:00, 2019-07-09

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
00:30, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
22:15, 2019-08-16

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
23:30, 2019-05-29

Couple hiding baby’s gender to protect child from ‘unconscious bias’ A UK couple says they’re not revealing their child’s gender to friends and family to protect the child from “unconscious bias.” Hobbit Humphrey, 38, and Jake England-Johns, 35, said they’re raising their 17-month-old, Anoush, as gender-neutral by dressing their offsprin...
20:00, 2019-09-17

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hoping to change perceptions around everyday, gender-bi...
12:30, 2019-06-06

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death penalty – the blatant and intentional racial bias that infects the system, distorting juries and throwing inordinate numbers of African Americans on t...
21:30, 2019-08-25

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
19:15, 2019-06-04

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA applications despite documenting ex-spy's bias, documents show The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly after the November 2016 presidential election -- yet despite the red flags, continued to use his unverified dossier in multiple Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court warrant application renewals...
08:45, 2019-08-09

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious statements — says the female helpers are often depicted a...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Harris’ bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. The California Democrat’s bill would create some $150 million in grant programs to medical schools and stat...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
12:45, 2019-08-16

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in charging decisions....
21:15, 2019-06-12

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
01:00, 2019-08-15

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Texan who fought an ugly battle with Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was convinced the real-estate tycoon was actively ass...
10:45, 2019-07-09

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
20:45, 2019-06-13

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unprecedented levels,” according to critics of the coverage....
01:15, 2019-08-08

Former GOP senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator says Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns from conservatives that believe the social media website to be biased against conservatives....
17:00, 2019-08-20

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in general election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to exit polls....
19:00, 2019-07-07

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Conservatives want CSIS to investigate John McCallum for election interference McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative party get elected....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Greek Conservatives Oust PM Alexis Tsipras In Election Landslide Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat Sunday in a general election won handily by the conservative New Democracy party after over four years in opposition, his office said....
02:30, 2019-07-08

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election The opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, beating out the ruling Syriza party, according to official projections. The party's leader said he "will not fail to honor your hopes."...
07:30, 2019-07-08

Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform....
08:15, 2019-09-14

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
02:00, 2019-07-23

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled.        ...
20:00, 2019-09-16

McCallum reportedly warned China that hurting Canada ‘will help the Conservatives’ “Anything that is more negative against Canada will help the Conservatives," the former ambassador to China was quoted as saying in an interview with the South China Morning Post....
18:15, 2019-07-10

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
22:15, 2019-06-02

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
21:45, 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
20:00, 2019-06-19

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper. About 160,000 members of the governing party are choosing Brit...
17:00, 2019-07-06

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
08:00, 2019-06-17

U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of syste...
00:00, 2019-08-21

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts restaurant went before a judge Monday to explain where that cell phone is, but in an abrupt turn took the fifth. The defense sa...
13:45, 2019-07-09

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Attending Thursday’s event will be Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk, but no social mediaThe White House has invited a number of social media pundits and Republican lawmakers to discuss “opportunities and challenges” of the internet – but critics say...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
21:15, 2019-06-21

Richard Carranza leads anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of us to work toward the betterment for all of our c...
01:30, 2019-06-07

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
01:45, 2019-06-15

Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat • Argentina captain complained of ‘crazy officiating’ after 2-0 loss• Player stated ‘referee was on their side in every dispute’Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazil.The Argentina captain felt a number of decisio...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and...
19:15, 2019-05-21

‘SNL’ hired Shane Gillis to address charges of anti-conservative bias, report says Until it swiftly backfired, the recent hiring of comedian Shane Gillis was an attempt by “Saturday Night Live” to address criticism that the show was biased against conservatives, according to a report....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a drunken prank that included leaving a witch’s hat ...
00:30, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns -former senator A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of syste...
22:00, 2019-08-20

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile following his acrimonious Senate confirmation process....
04:30, 2019-06-29

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize that, uh, things might be getting a little out of con...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that illegal immigrants voted multiple times in California and other states. The president singled out Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, calling her “vicious” a...
01:00, 2019-07-24

In first post-bailout vote, Greek conservatives tipped to unseat Tsipras Greeks voted on Sunday in the first general election since the country emerged from international bailouts, with polls predicting the conservatives will return to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling Greece with more debt....
16:30, 2019-07-07

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
01:30, 2019-08-14

Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit....
03:15, 2019-09-04

UPDATE 1-Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform....
08:15, 2019-09-14

Netflix show calls 'thoughtful, compassionate' conservatives 'unicorns' in politics ABC's "Designated Survivor" reportedly attacked conservatives, suggesting in one of its episodes that it was extremely rare to see a "thoughtful, compassionate conservative."...
20:45, 2019-06-11

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Republican was booted for making racists remarks earlier this year. The cadre of hard-line conservatives, spearheaded by Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), among o...
22:30, 2019-06-03

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the governing Conservatives on Friday. The move marks a blow to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office, and reduces his...
09:30, 2019-08-02

'View' co-host Sunny Hostin slams Bethenny Frankel for accusing her of 'taking some drugs' Sunny Hostin is firing back at "Real Housewives of New York City" star Bethenny Frankel after she accused "The View" co-host of using drugs.        ...
11:30, 2019-06-22

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
23:30, 2019-08-20

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
01:45, 2019-06-15

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
04:30, 2019-07-09

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
03:15, 2019-07-07

At Risk Of Provoking Conservatives, Saudi Women Shun Body-Shrouding Robe Her high heels clacking on marble tiles, a defiant Saudi woman turned heads and drew gasps as she strutted through a Riyadh mall -- without a body-shrouding abaya. The billowy over-garment, usually......
06:45, 2019-09-13

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
23:45, 2019-05-29

The Lib Dems are set to punish the Conservatives in Britain's next election — but it could be a 'blessing in disguise' for Boris Johnson Leon Neal/Getty Images The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by Jo Swinson believes an election will happen this autumn. Party figures and MPs tell Business Insider they are confident that the Tories' embrace of Bor...
12:15, 2019-08-10

Federal Conservatives focus on boosting party’s message to counter ‘Ford factor’ in Ontario When asked by a reporter during a campaign stop on Friday what Ontario residents are supposed to make of the fact he doesn’t seem to want Ford near the campaign, Scheer called that suggestion “completely false.”...
06:45, 2019-09-14

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
21:15, 2019-07-09

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According to Oliver, several studies have shown that bias among doctors leads to a “woman-shaped blind spot in medicine.” For example, researchers fo...
00:30, 2019-08-20

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It’s not alone in its criticism. In recent weeks, a slew of prominent right-wing voices have taken similar aim at Sen. Josh...
03:15, 2019-07-13

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
03:15, 2019-07-21

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their own products. Especially basic but frequently used...
23:30, 2019-08-21

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:00, 2019-06-03

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:15, 2019-06-23

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

Google expands Wi-Fi and adds toll-free Google Assistant line in India Announcements from Google event in India include giving villages in India access to Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time and a chance to call Google Assistant on a toll-free number....
15:45, 2019-09-20

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
04:15, 2019-06-04

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:45, 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:00, 2019-06-03

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
19:15, 2019-08-02

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
00:45, 2019-06-21

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:45, 2019-07-11

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
06:15, 2019-08-09

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
22:45, 2019-07-11

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in development at Bebop, a startup Google acquired for $380 ...
10:45, 2019-08-28

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
23:15, 2019-06-27

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:30, 2019-06-03

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:45, 2019-07-11

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
03:45, 2019-09-18

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
06:30, 2019-09-20

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
08:45, 2019-08-21

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
09:30, 2019-06-21

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. President Trump has repeatedly accused tech giants and social media companies of anti-Trump and anti-Conservative bias. The Executive Order "...
09:45, 2019-08-09

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
20:30, 2019-09-19

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
03:30, 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google Maps that should further improve your commuting exp...
22:30, 2019-09-06

BBC accused of 'bias' over European election coverage - despite giving Nigel Farage prime interview slot The BBC was facing accusations of bias over its European election coverage today, with viewers saying the broadcaster "grossly under represented" the Brexit Party in its election coverage....
18:30, 2019-05-27

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there. The beauty chain Sephora recentl...
10:45, 2019-06-24

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled.        ...
02:45, 2019-09-13

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:45, 2019-07-15

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
20:30, 2019-08-13

CNN now the 'hate Trump' network, ex-contributors say: Network 'openly despises conservatives' Several conservative commentators who were previously employed by CNN are now speaking out against the network, claiming its current identity is "anti-Trump" instead of neutral, as it claims to be. One claims the network "openly despises conservatives."...
07:45, 2019-05-25

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
17:45, 2019-07-15

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
10:00, 2019-05-27

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily leaked Pixel 4, we're also expecting a new Google Home Mini, maybe a new Pixelbook, and today's sub...
22:30, 2019-09-18

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying to decide “Is it asking me to go down this street or the other one?” you’ll see an arrow literally ...
23:45, 2019-08-10

Bayer says next glyphosate lawsuit likely to be postponed Germany's Bayer said the next U.S. lawsuit scheduled to be heard over claims that its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup causes cancer would likely be postponed....
16:15, 2019-08-07

Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America....
23:00, 2019-08-07

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling AT&T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on August 2nd, and requested a 90-day stay while the FTC......
02:00, 2019-08-25

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New York Post as part of his daily “In The Papers&#...
18:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. Hits Back at Huawei Lawsuit The U.S. government issued its first public defense of a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with Huawei, saying it had ample national-security reasons for enacting it....
09:30, 2019-07-05

Google Nest Mini: here's everything we know about the Google Home Mini 2 Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini. According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest Mini will come with better sound than its predecessor, as well as a built-in wall mount.If the rumo...
17:00, 2019-09-11

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including sending her to a psychiatrist -- after she shared ...
16:45, 2019-06-04

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to push through to com...
09:15, 2019-07-02

Phillies file lawsuit to keep Phanatic as mascot The Phillies have filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Harrison/Erickson Inc., the firm they hired to help create the Phanatic, is trying to renege on an agreement and make the beloved mascot a "free agent."...
05:15, 2019-08-03

Court spikes Saints fan's lawsuit on NFC champ. The Louisiana Supreme Court cited a previous precedent, saying, "It is not the role of judges and juries to be second-guessing the decision taken by a professional sports league purportedly enforcing its own rules."...
02:30, 2019-09-07

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
04:45, 2019-06-21

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tuesday heard arguments about whether to dismiss Wil...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
05:30, 2019-08-18

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivative Securities," held by International Securities ...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
08:45, 2019-07-07

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal judge to toss a lawsuit claiming that Grubhub has...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion clinic. In all, the lawsuit filed by the American ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Rich Rod, wife dismissed from federal lawsuit TUCSON — Former University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez and his wife have been dismissed from a federal lawsuit. The suit claimed Rich Rod knew about former player Orlando Bradford’s abusive behavior toward his girlfriends and was filed by one of Bradford’s victims. In a lette...
15:30, 2019-09-04

'Nola No-call' lawsuit is no more; fan drops his fight An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will go no further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials' failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game....
14:00, 2019-09-10

Lawsuit: AT&T signed customers up for DirecTV Now without their knowledge Enlarge / AT&T logo. (credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr) AT&T supervisors encouraged sales reps to create fake DirecTV Now accounts to make the online video service seem more successful than it really was, a class-action complaint alleges. AT&T "promot[ed] and reward[ed] account fraud" such as creating...
04:45, 2019-09-18

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
04:15, 2019-05-25

Huawei drops lawsuit against U.S. over seized equipment Chinese telecom giant Huawei said Tuesday it has dropped one of its lawsuits against the U.S. government after authorities returned equipment they seized two years ago....
15:45, 2019-09-10

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
21:45, 2019-05-23

Saints fan drops lawsuit against NFL for playoff no-call NEW ORLEANS — An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will go no further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials’ failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game. The no-call helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the Saints and advance ...
18:45, 2019-09-10

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
03:15, 2019-09-13

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
02:01, 2019-07-25

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
16:45, 2019-07-09

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
05:45, 2019-08-07

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
23:30, 2019-07-03

Lawsuit over U.S. airport screener abuses is revived A federal appeals court on Friday handed a victory to fliers who object to invasive screenings at U.S. airport security checkpoints, saying screeners are not absolutely immune from lawsuits accusing them of abusive conduct....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character, whic......
18:15, 2019-06-11

Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is accused of rape by a woman who says she was his personal trainer, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Florida, multiple outlets reported Tuesday....
05:15, 2019-09-11

Boeing hit with $200M lawsuit over delayed deliveries of Max 8 A subsidiary of a Russian state-owned conglomerate has filed a lawsuit against Boeing for postponing deliveries of dozens of its Max 8 airliners, which have been grounded worldwide since March....
15:45, 2019-08-27

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
08:45, 2019-08-15

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific acts of violence and intimidation” that she ...
19:15, 2019-06-05

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggressive defense by Nike. After Leonard launched a l...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Lawsuit: Antonio Brown Raped Former Trainer Antonio Brown’s former trainer Britney Taylor is suing the wide receiver, accusing Brown of sexually assaulting her on three separate occasions—twice in June 2017 and again in May 2018....
04:30, 2019-09-11

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation....
21:15, 2019-05-27

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
10:00, 2019-08-06

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
18:30, 2019-05-25

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Brown faces lawsuit over unpaid $38K chef's bill Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is facing a civil lawsuit that alleges he failed to pay a chef's bill of nearly $40,000 during Pro Bowl festivities in 2018....
01:45, 2019-08-15

Lawsuit Over Computer Chips Invokes Trade War With China Globalfoundries has accused T.S.M.C., a competitor in Taiwan, of infringing on 16 patents in a suit that could also affect companies like Apple and Google....
01:30, 2019-08-27

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
19:30, 2019-05-30

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
18:45, 2019-05-30

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional property grab. The lawsuit — filed late Monday by two lan...
03:15, 2019-07-17

Prince’s bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of Prince spent seven hours deposing his former bodyguard. The deposition took place Wednesday at the Carver County Courthouse where the family of the late rock star filed the lawsuit. He died of an accidental overdose of fe...
18:30, 2019-05-30

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
19:30, 2019-06-17

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns - court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
01:30, 2019-08-25

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkillers led to the “worst manmade public health cr...
17:00, 2019-05-28