Judge rejects racketeering claims against President Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has rejected claims that President Donald Trump and his three eldest children broke federal racketeering laws when people lost money in a marketing company Trump promoted, thou...

China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses

BEIJING (AP) — Travelers in China were blocked from buying plane tickets 17.5 million times last year as a penalty for failing to pay fines or other offenses. The Chinese government ...

18 from China's 'edible sanitary pad' company arrested for false advertisement, pyramid schemes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 18 people involved with Chinese health product company Quanjian Group have been arrested for false advertisement and the cultivation of pyramid schemes. The news was br...

4 Thai prostitutes arrested in northern Taiwan, John cries foul over fake bra size

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided an apartment in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, where they nabbed four Thai prostitutes and two Taiwanese customers, one of whom complained that he had been ...

Top-Rated Bingo Sites: New UK Online Bingo Industry Report Shows a Record-High GGY

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Top-Rated Bingo Sites, a leading UK online bingo sites directory has published its latest industry report and player survey, in which it outlines the recent legi...

Most cosmetic surgery clinics in Taiwan illegally promote services: CF

Over 86 percent of cosmetic surgery clinics in Taiwan promote the services they offer in ways that violate the Medical Care Act, according to the Consumer's Foundation Friday. In response to 24...

Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

ATLANTA (AP) — The playoff run by the Winnipeg Jets has ripped the bandages off some old wounds in their former home. Hockey fans in Atlanta — yes, they actually exist — are still bi...

Taiwan introduces heavier penalties for deceptive food advertising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavier fines and penalties will be imposed on food businesses found to have committed offenses involving false, exaggerated, or misleading advertising for the their food ...

Allen Matkins Elects Timothy Hutter and Kamran Javandel to Partnership

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2018--Allen Matkins, a California-based full service real estate and business law firm, announced today that litigation attorneys Timothy M. Hutter and Kamran Javand...

West Virginia reaches $2.65M settlement with Volkswagen

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has reached a $2.65 million settlement with Volkswagen AG and two of its affiliates in a lawsuit over the automaker's emissions-rigging scandal. ...

Dakotas sunflower seed competitors settle federal lawsuits

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal lawsuits between two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas who accused each other of false advertising have been settled out of court. Wahpeton, North ...

2 sunflower seed competitors in spitting match over slogans

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas are accusing each other of false advertising. Giant Snacks Inc. started the exchange last month by filing a lawsuit a...

Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Just because drought-ravaged California has spent years urging residents to conserve water doesn't mean it wants people to actually stop drinking the stuff. ...

Pineapples from Thailand found laced with kidney-damaging chemical

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After receiving a complaint from a consumer about a packaged pineapple product imported from Thailand having an unnaturally sweet taste and strange texture, the Taipei Departme...

AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Psst. Wanna hear something bad about your opponent? As any political strategist can attest, opposition research is a lifeblood of campaigning, with documents, recor...