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New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, ...

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AG provides guidance to ‘sanctuary cities’

“Sanctuary cities” in New York state are getting lots of free legal advice and support from New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Last month, in anticipation of concerns about the policies of President Donald Trump, Schneiderman’s staff prepared a ...

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New York AG joins lawsuit challenging Trump’s immigrant ban

NEW YORK — New York’s top law enforcement officer on Thursday joined a federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., arguing the policy unfairly targets followers of Islam, violates ...

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NY AG Schneiderman sues internet provider over speed claims

ALBANY — New York’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Charter Communications alleging that the cable and internet provider failed to deliver on promised internet speeds and reliability. Charter’s subsidiary, Spectrum, was previously known as Time Warner Cable. The ...

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NY’s Schneiderman might find himself questioned over climate change probe

A federal judge in Texas is giving Exxon Mobil Corp. an unprecedented chance to question a state law-enforcement officer who is investigating whether the energy company hid damaging data about climate change from investors. U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade in ...

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Attorney general to Trump Foundation: Stop fundraising in NY

ALBANY — The New York attorney general’s office has ordered Donald Trump’s charitable foundation to immediately stop fundraising in the state, saying it isn’t registered to do so. The head of the attorney general’s Charities Bureau, James Sheehan, wrote in ...

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