‘Fortnite’ Creator Ducks Bulk of Boy’s Suit Over In-App Purchases

It doesn’t take long for anyone who has ever played a free online video game to realize that those games do cost money – sometimes a lot.  This is why video game companies eventually came up with the idea to call them “free to play,” denoting that there will at some point come a time when the user is compelled to pull out their credit card.

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States Sue Over White House Plans to Loosen 3D-Printed Gun Restrictions

Accusing the Trump administration of jeopardizing public safety to appease gun lobbyists, 21 attorneys general sued the federal government Thursday over new rules that make it easier to distribute blueprints for 3D-printed guns online.

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Medical Product Liability

Product liability claims against the Japan-based manufacturer of an allegedly defective colonoscope may continue, a federal court in Georgia ruled. The plaintiff claims the colonoscope permits infectious materials to be transferred from one patient to another and caused him to contract HIV, which he then passed to his wife.

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Catholic Church

A federal class action claims the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops defrauded donors to its “Peter’s Pence” collection of “hundreds of millions of dollars” by not using it for charitable causes, as promised, but putting it into “suspicious investment funds,” such as luxury condominium developments and Hollywood movies, while paying fund managers multimillion-dollar commissions.

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Emotional-Support Animals Could Be Barred From Planes

The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge.

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