Obama’s $400 Million Cash Payment to Iran May Be Unprecedented

A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.

US President Barack Obama pauses during a press conference on the nuclear deal with Iran on July 15, 2015 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Israel was right to be concerned about Iran's behavior, but insisted a nuclear-armed …

Texas Governor Takes Issue with Alamo Dispute Settlement

A $200,000 settlement between the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and George P. Bush’s Texas General Land Office has apparently rubbed the Lone Star State’s governor the wrong way. The deal also relinquishes thousands of Alamo artifacts.

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Jameis Winston Accuser Settles with FSU for $950,000, Lawyers Get Most

Now that Florida State University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit with a woman who claimed she was raped by then Seminoles star quarterback Jameis Winston in 2012, her attorneys can rejoice. According to FSU, the woman reportedly won $250,000 in the settlement while her lawyers will divvy up $700,000.

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Report: Brady, NFL Discussed Deflategate Settlement

A league source confirmed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Tom Brady discussed a settlement to avert Brady’s attorneys from challenging his Deflategate suspension in federal court.

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Oakland Will Pay Occupy $1.36 Million–at Least $3,000 Each

A federal judge has ruled that the city of Oakland and Alameda County must pay a combined $1.36 million to 360 Occupy Oakland protesters who were jailed and held, en masse, for between 12 and 85 hours on January 28, 2012. Many Occupy Oakland demonstrators will receive $3,000 each.

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T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million to Settle Case Led by Texas AG

AUSTIN, Texas — T-Mobile has settled a nationwide investigation of illegal billing practices with Texas, 49 states, and various federal agencies this month, agreeing to fully refund customers any unauthorized charges. T-Mobile was accused of allowing “cramming,” an illegal practice where customers are enrolled in and charged for third-party services that they never authorized, such as ringtones or text message trivia subscriptions.

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