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But it also alleges Trump, Trump Jr., Giuliani and Brooks broke Washington, DC, laws, including an anti-terrorism act, by inciting the riot, and that they aided and abetted violent rioters and inflicted emotional distress on the members of Congress. “The Defendants, in short, convinced the mob that something was occurring that — if actually true …

The European Court of Justice upheld a complaint from the European Commission that the UK was not obeying air pollution rules while it was still a member. Its Luxembourg-based judges ordered Britain to pay the costs for both itself and the EU. The ECJ could have ordered Britain to pay multimillion pound fines as a …

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US Mark Majkrzak gives out water bottles to people in Austin, Texas, on Friday, February 19. Majkrzak, the founder of Rain Pure Mountain Spring Water, said he drove from Georgia to deliver the water. Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US Brendan Waldon repairs a utility pole in Odessa, …

WASHINGTON—One of the largest makers of voting machines in the U.S. on Monday sued a prominent supporter of former President Donald Trump, alleging that the businessman had defamed the company with false accusations that it had rigged the 2020 election for President Biden. Dominion Voting Systems sued Mike Lindell, chief executive of Minnesota-based MyPillow Inc., …

Police investigators gather evidence after an officer-involved shooting at the South Texas Behavioral Health Center in Edinburg on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com) A 39-year-old man shot by a McAllen police officer on Jan. 14 while he was being transported to South Texas Behavioral Health Center has sued the city and the …

Josh Stein says the chemical companies put profits over people and need “to pay for the mess they created.” By Greg Barnes North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit today saying the Chemours and DuPont chemical companies need to be held accountable for contaminating the state’s natural resources with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, …

Hilary Swank is demanding that the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists treats “all their members equally” after the organization’s board of trustees for the health plan denied her coverage. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Aug. 8 and obtained by E! News, the Million Dollar Baby actress explained that she previously sought treatment for malignant ovarian cysts …

Department of Homeland Security agents have swarmed the city in recent days, arguing that they are needed to restore order after nearly two months of demonstrations. But local officials, including Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D), have implored the agency to step down, with the mayor calling the police force …

LEBANON —  Kings Island Amusement Park has filed a lawsuit against Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Warren County Common Pleas Court, also names the Warren County Health District. Christopher Finney, a Cincinnati lawyer, and Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law in Columbus filed the …