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The Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP's request to begin construction on the Keystone XL pipeline while it appeals court orders blocking the controversial project, saying the natural gas company has not shown it's likely to prevail on the merits.
StarKist Co. announced Friday that it has agreed to a settlement with Kroger Co. and other retailers to resolve allegations of a widespread tuna price-fixing conspiracy that have been the focus of multidistrict litigation in California federal court.
Citibank has urged a California federal judge to reject a bid to certify a putative class action accusing the bank of placing debt collection calls to wrong numbers, arguing that determining who actually received the calls would require a painstaking review of individualized account records.
A California federal court judge has granted the development arm of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel's bid to nix a medical marijuana collective’s suit over a cannabis-growing contract, ruling that the court is the wrong venue for the parties’ dispute over a land use agreement.
Facebook on Thursday asked a California federal judge to kill consolidated litigation over a data breach that affected nearly 50 million of its user accounts, arguing that the users “spin a speculative tale” in their complaint, lack standing and suffered no real harm.