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Commercial real estate industry fearful of Biden tax plan

The tax plan proposed by President-elect Joe Biden could have a major negative impact on the commercial real estate industry. Biden’s proposal includes the elimination of like-kind exchanges, commonly referred to as a 1031 exchange, and would apply to real ...

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Convictions tossed in 2 NYC shootings over jury-picking bias

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men who have been imprisoned for nearly a quarter-century in separate shootings are getting new trials after a judge said Thursday the original proceedings were tainted by an ex-prosecutor’s effort to keep minorities and women ...

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Another delay expected in Harvey Weinstein extradition

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Convicted former movie producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to appear briefly via video from a New York prison Friday as part of legal efforts to send him to California to face sexual assault charges. Authorities say ...

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U.S. carries out rare execution during presidential transition

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Trump administration Thursday carried out its ninth federal execution of the year in what has been a first series of executions during a presidential lame-duck period in 130 years, putting to death a Texas ...

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Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has quickly become a conservative litmus test, as 106 members of Congress and multiple state attorneys general signed onto the case even as ...

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Biden’s transition contends with probe into son’s finances

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s historically challenging transition to power is suddenly becoming even more complicated. A federal investigation into the finances of Biden’s son Hunter threatens to embolden congressional Republicans, who have already shown little willingness to ...

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Lawsuit against Amazon continues

A state Supreme Court justice in Syracuse has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against Amazon over a defective thermostat that caused a fire. Lawyers for Amazon argued that their client was not the actual seller who should be held ...

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Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Muslim men who were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants can seek to hold federal agents financially liable. The justices continued a ...

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Federal judge casts doubt on Trump’s Wisconsin lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge Thursday cast doubt on President Donald Trump’s lawsuit that seeks to overturn Joe Biden’s win in Wisconsin, saying siding with Trump would be “the most remarkable ruling in the history of this court or ...

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Judge refuses to reinstate rule for dispensing abortion pill

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland has denied the Trump administration’s request to reinstate a rule that would require women to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill during the COVID-19 ...

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Oklahoma asks court: Make J&J pay $9.3B to end opioid crisis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has asked the state Supreme Court to order Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $9.3 billion to cover the entire anticipated cost of combatting the state’s opioid crisis, arguing in its appeal that a ...

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Judge denies change to divorce agreement

A judge has denied a man’s request to reduce payments to his ex-wife required by their divorce agreement, even though the man claims she is living “high on the hog.” Frank Burgio, who is represented by attorney Charles A. Schiano ...

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