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The bill introduced by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., earlier this month has faced increasing headwinds from within the Republican Party. Above, Cassidy on Monday. (AP)

GOP Support Falters For Last-Minute Health Care Reform Bill

Backers of the latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act careened off track Monday as several Republican defections appear to have derailed the bill.

  • Ex-IP Partner Hits Winston & Strawn With Gender Bias Suit

    A former Winston & Strawn LLP intellectual property partner is claiming in a sex discrimination lawsuit filed in California state court that the firm reduced her salary and excluded her from big cases after the male colleague she joined the firm with resigned.

  • Menendez Friend's Atty Threatened Fed. Agency, Witness Says

    A lawyer for a Florida ophthalmologist was referring to Sen. Bob Menendez when he told U.S. Department of Commerce officials that the physician's “politically influential friends” could cause problems for the agency if the physician felt he was not being served well, a department official said Monday at the doctor and senator's bribery trial.

  • 11th Circ. Says No Error In Engle Case Jury Instructions

    The Eleventh Circuit on Monday upheld a Florida federal jury’s verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Co. in an Engle progeny suit that alleged the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking cigarettes, saying that the judge didn’t err in instructing the jury on the statute of limitations.

  • 5th Circ. Allows Part Of TX Sanctuary Ban To Take Effect

    A Fifth Circuit panel allowed limited parts of Texas’ anti-sanctuary city law, known as S.B. 4, to go into effect Monday, greenlighting a federal immigrant detainer program that enlists the assistance of local law enforcement.

  • RBS, Other Banks Escape Swiss Franc Libor-Rigging Claims

    A New York federal judge on Monday dismissed claims against banks such as Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and Credit Suisse Group AG, which were accused by investors of manipulating the Swiss franc Libor.

  • Ex-Ill. Rep. Rips Prosecutors' Zeal As Tax Evasion Trial Starts

    More than two years after he was charged with failing to file several years' worth of income tax returns, former U.S. Congressman Melvin Reynolds began his trial Monday, telling the judge the government has spared no expense prosecuting his contentious misdemeanor case.

  • Senate OKs Trump Pick Of Littler Mendelson Vet For NLRB

    The Senate has filled out the National Labor Relations Board, confirming President Donald Trump’s second pick for the agency, Littler Mendelson PC shareholder William Emanuel, on a 49-47 vote Monday.

  • Judge Sends 'Message' In Ex-Alstom Exec's Bribery Sentence

    A Connecticut federal judge on Monday sentenced a former executive at an Alstom SA subsidiary to more than a year in prison for bribing foreign officials to win power contracts, saying the 14 months he already spent in detention were not enough to deter others.

  • High Court Postpones Oral Arguments In Travel Ban Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday removed from its calendar the oral arguments set for next month in the travel ban cases, asking the parties to address whether a revised ban introduced on Sunday by President Donald Trump makes the cases moot.

  • Deloitte Says Cyberattack Exposed Limited Client Data

    Global accounting giant Deloitte on Monday confirmed it was hit by a cyberattack believed to have compromised emails and sensitive business data, but said "very few" of its clients were impacted.

  • Anthony Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Sexting Case

    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced in a New York federal court on Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting a 15-year-old girl.

  • Trump Issues New Travel Restrictions As Ban Expires

    President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Sunday laying out travel restrictions for eight countries, including five that were subject to the previous travel ban, marking the latest chapter in the administration's efforts to limit entry to the U.S. for certain foreign nationals.