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  • July 22- DuPont, the world's second-largest seed maker, said its agriculture business would not improve in the current quarter as it struggles to cope with farmers' preference for soybean rather than corn, the mainstay of the business.

  • June 30- A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit against CACI International Inc, in which the defense contractor's employees were accused of directing the torture of detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad. CACI employees had conducted interrogation and other services at Abu Ghraib.

  • In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U. S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content online to paying subscribers.

  • In a majority decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court agreed with Halliburton Co that companies accused of misleading investors deserved a chance, before a class action is certified, to show that any alleged misrepresentation had no impact on the stock price. The vote in favor of Halliburton was unanimous.

  • The court held on a 9-0 vote in a case brought by Halliburton Co that defendants can, at the preliminary class certification stage, rebut the plaintiffs' presumption of reliance on an efficient market if they can show that an alleged misrepresentation did not affect the stock price.

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday imposed new curbs on securities class action lawsuits filed by investors against publicly traded companies.

  • *Seifi Ghasemi to replace John McGlade. June 18- Industrial gas producer Air Products& Chemicals Inc named Seifi Ghasemi chief executive, amid pressure from Bill Ackman to overhaul its management, sending its shares up 8 percent to a life-high.

  • May 23- For two months last summer, Stanford Law School professor Joseph Grundfest locked himself away in his home office in California's Portola Valley.

  • Writing for the majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the EPA rule a cost-effective way to allocate responsibility for emission reductions among so-called upwind states, and that the EPA need not consider each state's proportionate responsibility for the emissions in question.

  • Writing for the majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the EPA rule a cost-effective way to allocate responsibility for emission reductions among so-called upwind states, and that the EPA need not consider each state's proportionate responsibility for the emissions in question.

  • *First-qtr earnings per share $0.79 vs est. April 23- Dow Chemical Co said it expected margins to grow in almost all of its businesses in the near term, after tight cost control helped it lift margins in the first quarter.

  • April 23- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in its divisions that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products. Dow Chemical cut 5 percent of its workforce and shuttered 20 plants in late 2012..

  • Aereo realized before its case reached the Supreme Court that it was better off comparing itself to an old-school equipment provider- a sort of Radio Shack of the digital age- than bickering with broadcasters over how exactly its banks of antennas operate.

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical on Tuesday about online TV service Aereo Inc's position in a copyright dispute with major broadcasters, but several raised concerns about how a ruling against the startup could affect cloud computing services.

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical over online TV startup Aereo Inc's position in a copyright fight with major media companies, but several raised concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcasters could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices grilled a lawyer for Coca-Cola Co on Monday, asking why a juice label touting the presence of pomegranates and blueberries should not be considered misleading if the drink contained just a trace of the fruits.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina's non-U.S. assets in a case about bank subpoenas in decade-long litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina's non-U.S. assets in a case stemming from long-running litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.