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  • November 17, 2017

    Judge Won't Rethink Injunction In Sanctuary City Funds Row

    An Illinois federal judge on Thursday shot down Chicago’s bid to reconsider an order that partially denied the city's request for an injunction against anti-sanctuary city conditions for certain grants, unmoved by a new letter to a city official from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • November 17, 2017

    7th Circ. Backs Toss Of Rail Workers' Rule Change Suit

    The Seventh Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a suit brought by the union representing Union Pacific Railroad Co. workers and send the dispute over the railroad's modification of disciplinary rules to arbitration instead.

  • November 17, 2017

    Ch. 7 Trustee Accuses Chicago Cab Co. Of Stashing Assets

    Insiders of a now-bankrupt Chicago cab company offloaded its revenue stream to another entity in anticipation of a $26 million personal injury judgment, and also misappropriated $160 million in profits from medallion transactions using the cab company’s money, according to a new suit by a bankruptcy trustee on Thursday.

  • November 17, 2017

    Kraft Sues Mexican Distributor Over $2M In Late Payments

    The exporting arm of packaged food giant Kraft Inc. filed suit against Mexican distributor Kbasa SA de CV on Thursday, alleging Kbasa has failed to pay more than $2 million it owes Kraft for products the company bought.

  • November 17, 2017

    15 States Tell 4th Circ. Travel Ban 'Imperiling' Industries

    Fifteen states and the District of Columbia urged the Fourth Circuit to preserve a Maryland federal court’s block on President Donald Trump’s travel ban preventing nationals of several predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S., saying the restrictions hurt tourism and recruitment of international talent.

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