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A New York federal judge late Tuesday halted Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game domestic violence suspension, handing the players union a temporary win that reopens the door for Elliott to stay on the field this season.
Europe’s antitrust watchdog opened an in-depth investigation on Tuesday into a planned joint venture between Texas-based specialty materials company Celanese Corp. and private equity giant the Blackstone Group over concerns it could hurt competition in the market for acetate tow.
A divided appeals court voted Monday to uphold a lifetime ban on penny stock trading and a $9.3 million penalty against a trader who was found to have violated a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule, saying the lower court had significant leeway to rule as it saw fit.
READY FOR SLOT Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Theodore Zanderson “Ted Z.” Robertson — who also served the judiciary as a probate, juvenile, district court and civil appeals judge during his lengthy legal career — recently died in his sleep at his Dallas home.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday said that General Electric Co. has agreed to make payments to the government while it continues to unload a water treatment business, a sale the company agreed to in exchange for clearance of its $32 billion deal with Texas-based Baker Hughes.