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Trump golf course ordered to pay $5.7 million to ex-members

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A Florida golf course owned by President Donald Trump must immediately repay $5.7 million to 65 former members who had been denied membership refunds after he bought the club in 2012, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. District Judge Kenneth Marra ruled that Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter violated contracts the members had signed with the previous owner, Ritz-Carlton. The average payment will be about $87,000 if the ruling is upheld. Attorney Brad Edwards, who represented the members, said Wednesday…

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Still no deal in rich financier teen sex victims’ lawsuit

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Despite two intense days of negotiations, a settlement remained elusive Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by two women who claim their rights as victims were violated in a case involving abuse of numerous teenage girls and a wealthy, well-connected South Florida sex offender. U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Lee Brannon said after more than three hours of talks in West Palm Beach that the attorneys for two women known as Jane Does 1 and 2 and Justice…

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Jimmie Johnson’s win at Texas puts Brad Keselowski on the brink

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Jimmie Johnson passed Brad Keselowski with 5 laps remaining and went on to win the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Keselowski led for 312 of the race’s 334 laps, but Johnson had the best car at the end and pulled out the victory. Behind Johnson and Keselowski on Sunday were defending series champion Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards. Each is involved in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Keselowski now finds himself in a…

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