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Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases

People wait in line to attend the opening day of the new term of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.  Full Article 

An Apple company logo is seen behind tree branches outside an Apple store in Beijing, China December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Apple ordered to pull part of press release in Qualcomm case

Apple Inc has been ordered by a German court to stop using part of a press release claiming all iPhones would be available in the country through carriers and resellers, a copy of the ruling seen by Reuters showed.  Full Article 

The Washington offices of international law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP are seen in downtown Washington, U.S., February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Skadden law firm, linked to Manafort, settles U.S. foreign agent violations

A prominent New York law firm whose work has come under scrutiny in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe reached a settlement with federal prosecutors on Thursday, acknowledging it should have registered as a foreign agent for a 2012 report aimed at discrediting a former prime minister of Ukraine.  Full Article 

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U.S. Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases

It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.

U.S. Supreme Court scraps arguments on Trump census appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census.

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.

PBGC steps in to oversee Sears' two pension plans

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp (PBGC) is taking steps to assume responsibility for bankrupt retailer Sears Holdings Corp's two pension plans, covering about 90,000 people, the U.S. government agency said on Friday.

U.S. special counsel disputes report Trump told lawyer to lie

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal, raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours.

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Kimberly-Clark ordered to disclose documents to cities suing over 'flushable' wipes

Cities suing Kimberly-Clark Corp over damage to their sewer systems from toilet wipes they say were falsely advertised as"flushable" will gain access to previously withheld internal company documents, a judge decided.  Read more 

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As AG nominee Barr commits to defend FCA, Utah hospital asks SCOTUS to review its constitutionality

The Utah hospital chain Intermountain Health Care was already facing extremely long odds in its bid for the U.S. Supreme Court to find the False Claims Act unconstitutional under the Appointments Clause. But this week’s confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee William Barr may just be the death knell for constitutional challenges to the FCA – even though it was Barr himself who pioneered the theory that the FCA is unconstitutional.

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