Tag: sues

California sues Uber, Lyft to force them to make drivers employees

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is suing Uber and Lyft over their alleged misclassification of their workers as independent contractors instead of as employees.  Becerra filed a lawsuit against the two rideshare companies on Tuesday, saying that they violated California’s new Assembly Bill 5 law that requires app-based companies to identify contractors as regular employees…

Woman who claims Jeffrey Epstein 'forcefully raped' her sues Ghislaine Maxwell, 3 others

A woman who claimed Jeffrey Epstein “forcefully raped” her when she was a teen has sued Ghislaine Maxwell — an alleged recruiter for Epstein — along with three others, claiming they conspired to make rape possible. Jennifer Araoz, now 32, filed the complaint Wednesday, alleging Maxwell and other associates of Epstein’s “conspired with each other to make possible…

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds

FILE PHOTO – California Governor Jerry Brown’s name and others are pictured on a railroad rail after a ceremony for the California High Speed Rail in Fresno, California January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $ 929 million in…

Roy Moore sues Sacha Baron Cohen over ‘defamatory’ TV prank

By The Associated Press Wed., Sept. 5, 2018 MONTGOMERY, ALA.—Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Wednesday sued comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation and emotional distress after being pranked on the actor’s television show. The lawsuit appears to be the first actually filed by one of the string of politicians who were duped and…

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic Party sued Russia, Republican President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a court filing showed. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan U.S. October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The party alleges in…