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San Diego County To pay $3.5 m to Settle Family of Man who Died in Jail

Information reaching us her it that a San Diego County in Califonia will pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a mentally ill man who died after deputies tried to forcefully remove him from a jail holding cell, a newspaper reported.

The Union-Tribune said it’s the largest settlement yet for an in-custody fatality in the San Diego County jail system.

Citigroup lawyer says another bank made bigger payment error than Revlon

Information reaching us says a lawyer of Citigroup Inc told a United States judge on Friday he was aware of another large bank that recently made a bigger payment error than Citigroup made last August when it sent $894 million of its own money to Revlon Inc lenders.

Neal Katyal, the lawyer, made the disclosure at a hearing in Manhattan federal court, where Citigroup urged U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman to extend a freeze on $504 million that it has been unable to recoup from the Revlon lenders.

Nike ends Lawsuit over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes,’ which will be Recalled

United States sports ware gaint Nike Inc said on Thursday a Brooklyn company that made “Satan Shoes” in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X has agreed to voluntarily recall the shoes, as part of a legal settlement with the athletics giant.

The settlement with MSCHF Product Studio Inc resolves a trademark infringement lawsuit that Nike filed last week over the black-and-red, devil-themed sneakers, which carry the Nike “swoosh” logo and quickly sold out at $1,018 a pair.

Lagos Court Blocks Five Customers’ Funds in 24 Banks

A Federal High Court in Lagos has barred Triton Aqua Africa Ltd, Bharat Ventures Ltd, Globus Resources Ltd, Seafood Products Ltd and Mr Ashvin Samtani from accessing their funds up to N2,193,610,859.47bn domiciled in 24 banks.

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, who presided of the suit FHCLCS/354/2021, ruled that the interim order subsisted pending the hearing and determination of the Motion and Notice filed by Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, according to a statement titled ‘N2.1bn ‘debt’: Court blocks five customers’ funds in 24 banks.’

Apple to argue it faces competition in video game market in Epic lawsuit

Information reaching has it that Apple Inc said it plans to argue that it faces abundant competition in the market for video game transactions to defend itself against antitrust allegations by “Fortnite” maker Epic Games, the iPhone maker said on Thursday.

United States Supreme Court Backs Google over Oracle in Major Copyright Case

Report just coming in our techology desk says the United States Supreme Court handed Alphabet Inc’s Google a major victory on Monday, ruling that its use of Oracle Corp’s software code to build the Android operating system that runs most of the world’s smartphones did not violate federal copyright law.

In a 6-2 decision, the justices overturned a lower court’s ruling that Google’s inclusion of Oracle’s software code in Android did not constitute a fair use under U.S. copyright law.

Nigeria Government Sued over Plans to Borrow N895bn from Dormant Bank Accounts

Information reaching us says the federal government of Nigeria has been Sued over Plans to Borrow N895bn from citzens Dormant Bank Accounts.          The Federal High Court in Abuja has been asked to restrain and stop President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government from borrowing an estimated N895bn of Nigerians’ money in the form of their unclaimed dividends and balances in dormant accounts.

George Floyd’s Family Receives $27 million Settlement from Minneapolis over his Death

The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of George Floyd over his death in police custody, a case that stirred national protests over racial injustice and police brutality.

Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died in May as Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd’s dying pleas for help were captured on widely viewed bystander video, sparking one of the largest protest movements ever seen in the United States.