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  • January 20, 2017

    Texas Justices Won't Hear Developer's Appeal Over Deed Spat

    The Texas Supreme Court Friday denied a petition from a developer seeking $9 million from a Dallas suburb for building a library on land the company sold the city, claiming the construction violated terms of the deed.

  • January 20, 2017

    General Fed Contractors Can Recoup Atty Fees: 11th Circ.

    An Eleventh Circuit panel’s unpublished opinion Friday revived a bid by a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs general contractor and its insurer sureties to recoup attorneys' fees on a dropped subcontractor suit alleging shorted payment, concluding the law doesn’t limit attorneys' fees from such suits only to subcontractors.

  • January 20, 2017

    Senate Moves Forward On CIA Director Nomination

    After objections from Democrats on Friday the Senate agreed to a Monday vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for CIA director, leaving the new administration with just two appointees approved after its first day in office.

  • January 20, 2017

    Mesa Says Windstream Award Backs Its Energy Case

    Mesa Power Group LLC, which is fighting to revive its CA$775 million ($600 million) claim against Canada over the Ontario government's allegedly unfair renewable energy regulatory process, urged a D.C. federal court on Thursday to view its case as similar to one recently won by Windstream Energy LLC.

  • January 20, 2017

    Senate Approves Defense Sec. As 1st Trump Cabinet Member

    The Defense Department will have a new head, as the Senate approved the nomination of a former Marine general hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in Friday, the first member of the new president’s cabinet.

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