District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 7)

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Higher Standard Required: Supreme Court on Foreign Sovereign Immunities ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | JD Supra

    On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne, a dispute over the proper pleading standards for parties suing foreign governments in U.S. courts.

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  2. A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Credit Ratings of Anthem, Inc. and Its SubsidiariesRead the original story

    Friday May 5 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    A.M. Best has removed from under review with negative implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Ratings of A and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of "a+" of the core Blue Cross Blue Shield branded insurance subsidiaries of Anthem, Inc. [NYSE:ANTM]. The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings is stable.

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  3. Anthem to Petition Supreme Court to Review Rulings Blocking Cigna DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Wall Street Journal

    A federal appeals court last month declined to allow Anthem to buy Cigna, affirming a trial judge's earlier ruling that blocked the acquisition. A federal appeals court last month declined to allow the acquisition , affirming a trial judge's earlier ruling that blocked the deal.

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  4. Bank Loses Stay of Court Judgment Upholding Broad FinCEN DiscretionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | jdsupra.com

    "Sometimes, the third time really is the charm" wrote the District Court for the District of Columbia on April 14, 2017. In its opinion , the court upheld FinCEN's imposition of the Patriot Act's fifth special measure against FBME Bank Ltd., a Tanzanian chartered bank operating primarily out of Cyprus.

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  5. Trump Wants to Weaken Clean Air Protections, But He Will FailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Sierra

    Last week, Trump's EPA convinced the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to put a hold on a case brought by industrial polluters and their state allies that challenged a 2015 Clean Air Act rule eliminating "startup, shutdown, or malfunction" loopholes that allow fossil-fuel facilities to ignore pollution limits. The hold is likely a ploy by the Trump administration to either weaken or scrap the clean air protections to placate the suing fossil fuel interests - who are looking to avoid accountability for their unmitigated air pollution into surrounding communities.

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  6. S&P 500 Higher as Jobs Report Shores Up Chances of June Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | TheStreet.com

    Stocks were mixed on Friday after a solid April jobs report shored up the chances of a move on interest rates from the Federal Reserve next month. The S&P 500 was up 0.08%, and the Nasdaq added 0.1%.

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  7. Citizens United protesters at Supreme Court plead guilty after losing challenge to 'harangue' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | ABA Journal

    The defendants, who had been protesting the Citizens United decision before their April 2015 arrest, pleaded guilty to laws banning demonstrations and disruptions at the Supreme Court, BuzzFeed News reports. They could be sentenced to up to a year in prison.

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  8. S&P 500 Rises on April Jobs Growth, Unemployment at 10-Year LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | TheStreet.com

    Stocks moved mostly higher on Friday after the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report showed more jobs added to the U.S. economy in April than economists expected and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in a decade. The S&P 500 was up 0.21%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat, and the Nasdaq rose 0.3%.

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  9. Anthem Files Petition for SCOTUS Review of Nixed Cigna DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | TheStreet.com

    Anthem confirmed Friday that it was seeking a U.S. Supreme Court judgement concerning its failed acquisition of rival health insurance provider Cigna . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled 2-1 to nix the merger on antitrust grounds.

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  10. Stock Futures Narrowly Mixed as Wall Street Awaits the April Jobs ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | TheStreet.com

    Stock futures were mixed on Friday ahead of the release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, the most closely watched data point of the month. S&P 500 futures were up 0.06%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 0.03%, and Nasdaq futures rose 0.06%.

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  11. Let's maintain net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | The Citizens' Voice

    Access the Citizens' Voice e-Edition on your computer or smart device in its original print format. Home delivery subscribers can read it free! Digital Only Subscription Read the digital e-Edition of The Citizens' Voice on your PC or mobile device, and have 24/7 access to breaking news, local sports, contests, and more at citizensvoice.com or on our mobile apps.

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  12. Court ruling is a first step toward controlling air pollution...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Editor's note: Most livestock farming in industrialized countries takes place on large enclosed farms, known in the United States as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations , that house hundreds or thousands of animals. Many environmental and public health groups say CAFOs are major air and water polluters and should be regulated more stringently.

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  13. Federal court pauses Clean Power Plan caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | Summit County Voice

    The future of the EPA's Clean Power Plan is still up in the air, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has put a hold on legal proceeding pending the new administration's review. The Clean Power Plan developed under the Obama administration would require modest cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants with the goal of meeting global targets to cap global warming.

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  14. Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid to buy CignaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | Powhatan Today

    A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem's bid to buy rival Cigna, saying that a bigger company is not better for consumers. The 2-1 decision upholds a federal judge's ruling in February that said the proposed $48 billion acquisition would further reduce competition in the already concentrated health insurance market.

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  15. Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | Hawk Eye

    In a blow to environmental groups, a federal appeals court agreed Friday to postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era limits on carbon emissions. The limits are part of the Clean Power Plan, a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to reduce emissions from existing power plants.

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  16. Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for CignaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | The Daily Republic

    A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem's bid to buy rival Cigna, saying that a bigger company is not better for consumers. The 2-1 decision upholds a federal judge's ruling in February that said the proposed $48 billion acquisition would further reduce competition in the already concentrated health insurance market.

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  17. Medicine claims another victory in insurance mega-mergersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | PressReleasePoint

    Today Anthem suffered another setback in its determined push to overcome a district court ruling and a break-up lawsuit by its future-ex-acquisition, Cigna, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a lower court's tough-worded ruling against Anthem that blocked their proposed $54 billion mega insurance merger.

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  18. Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Jurist

    The rule in question, the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard [EPA backgrounder], has been in place for numerous years and has many coal-fired power plants have already come into compliance with its terms. Many industry groups and 15 state prosecutors, included current EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt [official profile], challenged the rule.

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  19. US Appeals Court Blocks Anthem Bid to Merge With Rival CignaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | News Max

    A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna, upholding a lower court's decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare. The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger that was opposed by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a district court judge after consumers, medical professionals and others objected to it.

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  20. Appeals Court Affirms Decision Blocking Anthem-Cigna MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Wall Street Journal

    A federal appeals court on Friday declined to allow health insurer Anthem Inc. to acquire Cigna Corp., affirming a trial judge's recent ruling that blocked the deal on antitrust grounds. The decision is another major legal blow to Anthem's effort to salvage a $48 billion transaction that already was on its last legs.

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