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  • Allergan sues Valeant & Pershing Square     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Allergan has filed a lawsuit against Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square's Bill Ackman alleging a violation of federal securities laws.

  • Judge says Raimondo must be deposed on 38 Studios Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— General Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo must give a deposition in a lawsuit over the deal that gave ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company a $75 million state-backed loan, a Rhode Island judge said Friday.

  • Bondholders may sue Bulgarian government: Sources Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    The Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank) is seen on the facade of a branch in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Holders of dollar-denominated bonds at Bulgaria's Corpbank are gearing up for legal action against the government if the bond defaults.

  • House GOP votes to sue Obama over health care law Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, answers questions during a press conference on Capitol Hill, July 24, 2014, in Washington.

    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama of overstepping his authority with his signature health care law.

  • New lawsuit in destructive Chinese drywall cases Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS— Lawyers for people who say defective Chinese drywall wrecked their homes are again suing the manufacturers. District Judge Eldon Fallon held Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. and related defendants in contempt of court for ignoring court proceedings over harm done by the drywall.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:09 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter Fed widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meeting Sanctions on Russian banks, oil technology seen causing real economic damage if left in place Seeking to prevent default, Argentina officials meet in NYC to negotiate as deadline nears Obama chides House GOP for pursuing lawsuit against him for exceeding powers US stocks turn lower, erasing an early gain; Genworth Financial, Goodyear Tire& Rubber sink Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta talks about the future of room service, Wi-Fi and younger travelers Small businesses step up hiring pace as healthier economy boosts revenue Small cars fare poorly in new frontal crash tests, Mini Cooper Countryman gets top rating A close look at the EU's sanctions against Russia and their potential economic impact

  • Judge says Crystal CEO should testify in lawsuit Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    FARGO, N.D.— American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg should testify in a federal lawsuit pitting the refined sugar manufacturers against the corn syrup industry, a federal judge ruled Wednesday after presiding over a hearing in the case. Berg argued that American Crystal Sugar did not participate in the lawsuit and he could not offer relevant information.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:18 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter Fed widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meeting Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta talks about the future of room service, Wi-Fi and younger travelers US stocks turn lower, erasing an early gain; Genworth Financial, Goodyear Tire& Rubber sink Small businesses step up hiring pace as healthier economy boosts revenue Small cars fare poorly in new frontal crash tests, Mini Cooper Countryman gets top rating Toyota remains No. 1, at top in global vehicle sales after first 6 months, beating VW and GM Texas lawyer sues GM over ignition switch defects on behalf of 658 plaintiffs Republicans block Senate bill that would curb tax breaks for firms moving operations overseas Dubai, European airlines diverting flights that once flew over Iraq out of security fears

  • OkCupid dating experiment may violate FTC rules Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    OkCupid's disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. FTC inquiry.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At Noon EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter Fed widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meeting Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta talks about the future of room service, Wi-Fi and younger travelers Small businesses step up hiring pace as healthier economy boosts revenue Small cars fare poorly in new frontal crash tests, Mini Cooper Countryman gets top rating Toyota remains No. 1, at top in global vehicle sales after first 6 months, beating VW and GM Texas lawyer sues GM over ignition switch defects on behalf of 658 plaintiffs Republicans block Senate bill that would curb tax breaks for firms moving operations overseas Dubai, European airlines diverting flights that once flew over Iraq out of security fears Major markets little changed after report of stronger US growth; Twitter flies high

  • Jesse Ventura awarded $1.8M in defamation case Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Jesse Ventura

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author.

  • McDonald's, franchisees liable in worker disputes Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:17 AM ET
    A worker puts together an order of Chicken McNuggets at a McDonald's restaurant in Little Falls, N.J.

    McDonald's and its franchisees can be held liable in complaints that the company violated employee rights, an official at the U.S. NLRB said.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- A U.S. federal appeals court has upheld a $67 million jury verdict against TD Bank, part of Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank, for helping convicted former lawyer Scott Rothstein run a Florida Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $1 billion.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- A federal appeals court has upheld a $67 million jury verdict against TD Bank, part of Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank, for helping convicted former lawyer Scott Rothstein run a Florida Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $1 billion.

  • McDonald's: Regulator says it's a 'joint employer' Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    McDonald's says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named as a "joint employer" for workers in its franchise-owned restaurants.

  • An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.

  • Investor files U.S. lawsuit over Barclays "dark pool" Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:49 AM ET

    LONDON, July 29- A U.S. investor is suing Barclays Plc and current and former bosses over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the British bank of lying to customers regarding its electronic trading platform.

  • U.S. judge tosses suit vs Marriott over failed hotel Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    The plaintiff, Madison 92nd Street Associates LLC, accused Marriott and a labor organization of conspiring to control which Marriott- branded hotels unionized. Madison chose Marriott because of the assurance it received from Marriott that it was a non-union company and that Courtyard would employ a non-union workforce at the hotel, according to the lawsuit.

  • Argentina in last-ditch effort to avert default Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    But the mediator, Daniel A. Pollack, said in a statement that while the Argentines would meet him, they had not yet accepted his recommendation of face-to-face talks with the plaintiffs in the dispute, led by New York billionaire Paul Singer's NML Capital Ltd.. District Judge Thomas Griesa has forbidden Argentina to pay them unless it also pays the holdouts.

  • July 25- High-end sound system and headphone maker Bose Corp is going after the newer kid on the block, Beats Electronics, with a lawsuit accusing Beats of infringing several patents related to noise-cancellation technology. Bose was seeking unspecified damages from Beats, which Apple Inc announced this year it would acquire for $3 billion.