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Federal Judge Expected To Approve “No Poaching” Lawsuit

Posted On March 02, 2015

(San Jose, CA) -- A federal judge is expected to sign off today on a 415-million-dollar settlement in a legal battle over so-called "no poaching" deals in Silicon Valley. The 2013 class action lawsuit covers an estimated 64-thousand tech workers. The suit claimed that Silicon Valley companies' refusal to recruit and hire each others' workers…

Justice Department Accuses Ferguson Police Of Racial Bias

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The Justice Department is accusing the police department in Ferguson, Missouri of using racial profiling when making traffic stops. A "New York Times" report shows that traffic fines were used to balance the St. Louis suburb's budget. Ferguson officials are expected to work out a settlement with the Justice Department or risk…

Jury Could Decide Fate Of Jodi Arias Today

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The jury in Arizona's Jodi Arias sentencing retrial could decide her fate sometime today. She was found guilty of first-degree murder in 2013 for the death of her ex-lover, Travis Alexander. Arias could be sentenced to death or life in prison. If she gets life in prison, the judge would then rule…

Hernandez Trial Enters Fifth Week

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Fall River, MA) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is entering its fifth week today. He's charged with murder for the 2013 shooting death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, whose bullet-riddled corpse was found a short distance from Hernandez's Massachusetts home. Lloyd's sister could take the stand…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Obamacare Subsidies Case

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Undated) -- The Supreme Court hears arguments this week in a case challenging subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. The plaintiffs argue that subsidies paid to many Americans are not legally allowed because of the way the law known as Obamacare is written. The law mentions only state-established exchanges qualifying for subsidies, and not the…