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Appeals court deals blow to Trump’s Medicaid work rules

Appeals court deals blow to Trump’s Medicaid work rules

Health
The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care has suffered a serious setback after a federal appeals court ruled it goes beyond what's allowed by lawBy RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JILL BLEED Associated PressFebruary 14, 2020, 9:22 PM4 min readWASHINGTON -- The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care suffered a serious setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled it goes beyond what's allowed by law. The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit means President Donald Trump will have little to show for one of his major health care initiatives ahead of the November elections. The case involves Ark...
Eddie Stobart suitor appeals to watchdog over DBAY bid

Eddie Stobart suitor appeals to watchdog over DBAY bid

Business
A bitter fight for the future of one of Britain's biggest distribution companies will draw in the City mergers watchdog on Monday just days before shareholders vote on a controversial takeover bid.Sky News has learnt that advisers to Andrew Tinkler, the former boss of Eddie Stobart Logistics during its ownership by Stobart Group, will lodge an appeal with the Takeover Panel aimed at preventing DBAY Advisers from voting on 6 December in favour of its own rescue bid. Sources said on Sunday evening that Mr Tinkler's vehicle, TVFB, had acquired a 6.5% stake in Eddie Stobart Logistics on Friday in an effort to build momentum behind his own refinancing proposal.The developments represent the latest twists in an unexpectedly complex battle for control of a company which has been mired in financia...
Facebook appeals against Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook appeals against Cambridge Analytica fine

Technology
Facebook has appealed against a fine imposed on it by the UK's data watchdog after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.The social network says that because the regulator found no evidence that UK users' personal data had been shared inappropriately, the £500,000 penalty was unjustified.Last month, the watchdog said Facebook's failure to make suitable checks on apps and developers amounted to a "serious breach of the law".It has acknowledged the appeal.This was the last day on which the US firm could challenge the Information Commissioner's ruling.The affair stems from the discovery that an academic at the University of Cambridge - Dr Aleksandr Kogan - used a personality quiz to harvest up to 87 million Facebook users' details.Some of this was subsequent...
Appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant policy

Appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant policy

World
A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision to phase it out was arbitrary because it was based on a flawed legal theory. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously kept a preliminary injunction in place against Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Lawsuits by California and others challenging the administration's decision will continue in federal court while the injunction stands. The U.S. Supreme Court could eventually decide the fate of DACA, which has protected some 700,000 people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visa...
Seoul appeals court rules heavier sentence against ex-President Park

Seoul appeals court rules heavier sentence against ex-President Park

World
SEOUL, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- An appeals court in Seoul ruled Friday heavier sentences against ousted former President Park Geun-hye for her role in one of the biggest political scandals that has rocked the nation. Park has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and a fine of $ 17 million on charges of bribery extortion and influence-peddling in a ruling by a Seoul High Court, according to Yonhap. Her lawyers sought an appeal to the ruling of her first trial in April. She was sentenced to 24 years in prison and a fine of $ 15 million. Park, 66, was convicted of coercing and demanding bribes worth more than $ 21 million from major South Korean conglomerates, including Samsung, Lotte and SK, in collusion with her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil. "Park severely violated freedom in corporate manag...