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Tom Hals

Judge orders U.S. to review asylum for separated migrant families

Oct 18 2018

A federal judge ordered the U.S. government on Thursday to begin processing asylum claims for dozens of migrant parents and children that had been separated at the southern border under the Trump Administration's zero tolerance immigration policy.

U.S. wants ruling on 'Dreamers' in Supreme Court's current term

Oct 17 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday it will ask the Supreme Court to intervene if an appellate court has not ruled by Oct. 31 on whether the Trump administration can end protections for "Dreamers" who entered the country illegally as children.

Sears faces tough foe: an unforgiving bankruptcy code

Oct 16 2018

When Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, it said it would close another 142 unprofitable Sears and Kmart locations and seek to reorganize around financially healthier stores. It also triggered a "time bomb" that retailers have had a tough time surviving.

Iconic U.S. retailer Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Oct 15 2018

Oct. 15 Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping.

Empty shelves, poor customer service speed Sears' decline

Oct 12 2018

Sandy Hetrick drove 15 miles from her home to a Sears in Media, Pennsylvania on Wednesday to buy folding chairs and clothes. | Video

RPT-Empty shelves, poor customer service speed Sears' demise

Oct 12 2018

Oct 12 Sandy Hetrick drove 15 miles from her home to a Sears in Media, Pennsylvania on Wednesday to buy folding chairs and clothes.

Empty shelves, poor customer service speed Sears' demise

Oct 12 2018

Oct 12 Sandy Hetrick drove 15 miles from her home to a Sears in Media, Pennsylvania on Wednesday to buy folding chairs and clothes.

Court rules for California over Trump in sanctuary city case

Oct 05 2018

A U.S. judge on Friday blocked the Trump Administration from placing conditions on public safety grants to further its crackdown on illegal immigration, and he ordered the grant money to be released to California "sanctuary cities."

Tesla must defend lawsuit alleging abuse of foreign workers

Oct 04 2018

A federal judge has ruled that Tesla must defend itself at a trial over allegations it knew foreign workers at its California assembly plant were threatened with deportation if they reported an injury and worked long shifts that violated forced labor laws.

Tesla must defend lawsuit alleging abuse of foreign workers

Oct 02 2018

A federal judge has ruled that Tesla must defend itself at a trial over allegations it knew foreign workers at its California assembly plant were threatened with deportation if they reported an injury and worked long shifts that violated forced labour laws.

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