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  • Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city

    Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city
    Opponents of the Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the developer and the city, seeking to overturn the city’s approval of 39- and 35-story towers. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
  • Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.

    Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.
    MEXICO CITY -- The long quest to bring the Salvadoran military killers of six Jesuit priests to justice has received a significant boost, human rights activists say, with the sentencing of a former commander -- on unrelated charges in a faraway Boston...
  • Toyota executive testifies in acceleration case: 'I am not very technical'

    Toyota executive testifies in acceleration case: 'I am not very technical'
    Taking the stand in a $20-million product liability lawsuit, the top U.S. executive for Toyota Motor Corp. deflected questions on the technical details of his company's cars and the costs of installing a safety system that plaintiffs contend could have...
  • Ronald Motley dies at 68; lawyer took on tobacco, asbestos industries

    Ronald Motley dies at 68; lawyer took on tobacco, asbestos industries
    Ronald L. Motley, a crusading plaintiff's lawyer who took on the asbestos industry before targeting tobacco companies in a landmark victory for the anti-smoking movement that brought the biggest civil settlement in U.S. history, died Thursday in...
  • Judge delays setting a date for Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial

    Judge delays setting a date for Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial
    PHOENIX -- The judge overseeing the case of Jodi Arias put off setting a date for the convicted killer's sentencing phase retrial Monday to give prosecutors time to respond to a defense request for the Twitter user names of jurors. The request filed...
  • Kate Gosselin sues Jon Gosselin over alleged hacking for tell-all

    Kate Gosselin sues Jon Gosselin over alleged hacking for tell-all
    Kate Gosselin and Jon Gosselin just can't seem to disconnect from one another. Kate filed a federal lawsuit Monday against ex-husband Jon and the writer of a tell-all book, alleging that around the time of their 2009 separation her former hubby hacked...
  • Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo alleges extortion, sues former workers

    Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo alleges extortion, sues former workers
    Spanish-language radio star Eduardo "Piolin" Sotelo has filed a lawsuit against six former staff members who worked on his canceled Univision Radio program, claiming the group banded together to try to extort $4.9 million from him. Sotelo claims to be a...
  • Trump university fight: Trump blasts 'hack' N.Y. official over lawsuit

    Trump university fight: Trump blasts 'hack' N.Y. official over lawsuit
    In case you're wondering why real estate mogul Donald Trump called New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman a political hack and why he's going on a tirade on Twitter, let's recap, shall we? The drama began unfolding Saturday when Schneiderman sued ...
  • 'Patent trolls' live to sue -- but they only file 20% of patent suits

    'Patent trolls' live to sue -- but they only file 20% of patent suits
    One of Silicon Valley's favorite hobbies is complaining endlessly about the rise of "patent trolls" and how they're destroying innovation. And by patent troll, we mean a company that doesn't make anything but just owns a bunch of patents and uses them...
  • Reform of CEQA requires compromise

    Reform of CEQA requires compromise
    SACRAMENTO — California's economy is crawling back, but the state still suffers from a national reputation for being anti-business. It's a high-tax state. But even worse for entrepreneurs and investors, California is known as a "no build" zone...
  • American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit

    American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit
    American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.  On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...