Category: Rejects

Judge rejects Tulsi Gabbard’s ‘free speech’ lawsuit against Google
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Judge rejects Tulsi Gabbard’s ‘free speech’ lawsuit against Google

Last July, Hawaii representative and longshot Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of violating her First Amendment rights to free speech when it briefly suspended her campaign’s ad account. On Wednesday, California’s Central District Court rejected the suit outright. Gabbard’s campaign, Tulsi Now, Inc., asked for $50 million…

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Judge rejects Uber and Postmates’ request for an injunction against California’s gig worker law
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Judge rejects Uber and Postmates’ request for an injunction against California’s gig worker law

A U.S District court judge has rejected Uber and Postmates’ request for a preliminary injunction against a California bill mandating how independent contractors are classified. The request was made as part of lawsuit filed by the companies, along with two ride-sharing drivers, at the end of December. The lawsuit is still in progress. Assembly Bill…

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Biden Rejects Needing Obama’s Endorsement Despite Touting His Legacy
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Biden Rejects Needing Obama’s Endorsement Despite Touting His Legacy

Joe Biden dismissed needing Barack Obama’s endorsement in his bid for the 2020 Democrat nomination, despite running on the former president’s legacy. The former vice president, who is quick to tout the Obama-Biden administration on the campaign trail, was asked about the relationship with his former running mate during an interview with Politico on Monday.…

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Powell Rejects Call for Fed to Resist Trump
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Powell Rejects Call for Fed to Resist Trump

Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell firmly rejected the idea that central bankers should allow economic conditions to deteriorate in order to avoid enabling trade policies they thing may be a drag on the economy or to influence the outcome of presidential elections. “We don’t do trade policy,” Powell said Friday. “Our obligation is to use…

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