SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.
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By Sudhin Thanawala The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle.
Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise in a case where they asserted the animal owned the copyright to selfie photos it had shot with a photographer’s camera.
SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump’s appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court couldn’t escape discussion of the president’s travel ban and even the president during an appearance Monday at a judicial conference in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO — The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations is on hold after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to block a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban, allowing previously barred travellers to continue coming to the United States.
STANFORD, Calif. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lamented partisanship in Congress during a talk at Stanford University on Monday and said she hoped it would return to an era when “it was working for the good of the country and not just along party lines.”
STANFORD, Calif. Rising tension between Russia and the U.S., North Korea’s recent nuclear test and a lack of aggressive steps to address climate change are putting the world under grave threat, scientists behind a “Doomsday Clock” that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the NCAA’s use of college athletes’ names, images and likenesses in video games and TV broadcasts violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan allowing schools to pay athletes up to $5,000.