Top CNS stories for today including the House sparring over U.S. financing of commercial planes for Iran; A federal judge telling Gawker it must face an attorney’s $100 million libel claim; a class of plaintiffs fights the president-elect’s request to delay the Trump University fraud trial, and more.
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Putting U.S. financing off-limits for Iran to buy or lease commercial Boeing aircraft was the first order of business for the House Rules Committee, on its first day back after a long recess and the presidential election of Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (CN) – The American Civil Liberties Union wants the federal government to unveil a trove of secret, sealed court records that contain crucial information about National Security Agency surveillance programs.
Football fans will no longer see a mandatory price floor for game tickets after the National Football League reached an antitrust settlement Tuesday with six attorneys general.
A Chicago attorney acquitted of abducting and sexually assaulting a woman he met via Craigslist can sue Gawker Media for defamation, the Seventh Circuit ruled.
Donald Trump’s transition team appeared to be feeling the strain of setting up a new Republican administration on Tuesday, with the departure of two advisers amidst other problems.
Wisconsin said it will plead with the Seventh Circuit to keep Brendan Dassey of “Making a Murderer” fame imprisoned pending a federal appeal of his recently overturned conviction.
Former Trump University students did not mince words in an opposition filed Monday regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s request to delay trial of the class action against his former real estate school, calling the request a “slippery slope” and arguing his election win does not change the legal standard for moving the case forward.
A federal judge tossed from the ring claims against World Wrestling Entertainment by family of Doink the Clown, the late wrestling villain who overdosed on painkillers in 2013.