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Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.

Drive-by Lawsuits

Dec 7
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but many business owners say they're nothing more than a shakedown.

Mother Settles JetBlue Lawsuit After Son is Flown to Wrong City

Dec 7
A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flew him to the wrong city, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Carrier Deal Will Impact How Businesses Work With the Government

Dec 5
President-elect Donald Trump's deal to keep hundreds of jobs at a Carrier factory from leaving the U.S. is being criticized for giving the company $7 million in tax incentives.

Denmark Files Charges Against Uber Over 'Illegal' Business

Dec 5
Danish prosecutors have filed charges against Uber's European regional hub in the Netherlands with "helping to commit illegalities."

Lawsuits Seek to Block or Halt Wisconsin, Michigan Recounts

By David Eggert and Scott Bauer | Dec 4
Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin's ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan's attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in his state.

Senate GOP Shies from Fight Over Medicare

By Andrew Taylor | Dec 4
Congressional Democrats are warning that Speaker Paul Ryan and President-elect Donald Trump are gunning for Medicare - and they are rubbing their hands in glee at the prospect of an epic political battle.

Tempers Flare As Campaign Aides Assess Still-Raw 2016 Race

By Lisa Lerer | Dec 4
Tempers flared and political fault-lines were inflamed, as aides to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton gathered for their first meeting since Election Day.

Death Threats and Abuse for Woman Leading Brexit Court Fight

By Danica Kirka | Dec 3
The financial entrepreneur says she has received death threats and racial and sexual abuse since she won a High Court ruling forcing the British government to seek Parliamentary approval before leaving the European Union.

Will the New Trump Administration Wage War on Marijuana?

Dec 3
Twenty-eight states have now legalized either medical or recreational marijuana. But Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's nominee to run the Justice Department, is staunchly opposed to marijuana legalization.

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