Corporate legal affairs

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo Cleveland Indians' Francisco Mejia connects for a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale, Ariz. Mejia is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10-percent stake in his future earnings that could end up amounting to many millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 17, 2018 - 5:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top Cleveland Indians prospect is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10 percent stake in his future earnings that could amount to millions of dollars. Catcher Francisco Mejia claims in a federal lawsuit filed in February that the agreement is...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics filed its lawsuit against...
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Adam Lange pours water while making coffee at a Philz Coffee shop in San Francisco, Friday, March 30, 2018. Coffee sellers will have to post ominous warnings in California because each cup contains a chemical linked to cancer, a judge ruled. The culprit is a byproduct of the bean roasting process that is a known carcinogen and has been at the heart of an eight-year legal struggle between a tiny nonprofit group and Big Coffee companies. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 30, 2018 - 7:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in the state should carry a cancer warning. Here are some things to know about the ruling and how it...
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March 30, 2018 - 11:09 am
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan priest accused of embezzling more than $5 million now faces a civil lawsuit filed by the insurance company for the Catholic Diocese of Lansing. Rev. Jonathan Wehrle is charged with six counts of embezzling $100,000 or more from St. Martha Church in Okemos, east of...
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March 30, 2018 - 10:19 am
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Darlington Ibekwe, a lawyer who lives in Los Angeles, poses for a photo in front of a coffee shop in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 29, 2018. A Los Angeles judge has determined that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Ibekwe said a cancer warning would be annoying but wouldn't stop him from treating himself to three lattes a week. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)
March 29, 2018 - 11:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from...
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March 29, 2018 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former top official of Major League Baseball's digital company has sued Baseball Advanced Media and BAMTech, claiming he wasn't paid for equity he was owed when The Walt Disney Co. took majority control of BAMTech. Dinn Mann was executive vice president of content at Baseball...
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Tokyo Organizing Committee CEO of the 2020 Olympics Toshiro Muto attends the Executive Board Meeting of Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympics an Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) in Tokyo Wednesday, March 28, 2018. A top Tokyo 2020 Olympic official has promised a clean games, pledging to improve water quality in the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon, and to ban four large Japanese construction companies that have been charged with colluding on bids. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 28, 2018 - 7:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo Olympic official promised a clean games on Wednesday, pledging to improve water quality in the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon, and to ban four large Japanese construction companies that have been charged with colluding on bids. Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the organizing...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2009, file photo, demonstrators block the main entrance of Chevron Corp. in San Ramon, Calif. A federal judge presiding over lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about global warming is turning his courtroom into a classroom. U.S. District Judge William Alsup has asked lawyers for two California cities and five of the world's largest oil and gas companies to come to court on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, to present "the best science now available on global warming." (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
March 21, 2018 - 7:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There were no test tubes or Bunsen burners, but a courtroom turned into a science classroom Wednesday for a U.S. judge considering lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying about the role of fossil fuels in the Earth's warming environment. Leading researchers taught U.S...
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FILE - This March 9, 2010 file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. A federal judge presiding over lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about global warming is turning his courtroom into a classroom. U.S. District Judge William Alsup has asked lawyers for two California cities and five of the world's largest oil and gas companies to come to court on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to present "the best science now available on global warming." (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
March 21, 2018 - 2:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a tutorial on climate change before a federal judge in San Francisco (all times local): 12 p.m. An attorney for oil giant Chevron says the company does not dispute the findings of an international panel of scientists that it is extremely likely humans are the...
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