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  • Egg execs to be sentenced for salmonella outbreak Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:42 AM ET
    Owner of Wright County Egg, Austin 'Jack' DeCoster and his son Peter testify September 22, 2010 in Washington.

    Two former egg industry executives are scheduled to be sentenced for their roles in a salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of people.

  • NEW YORK, April 13- A U.S. appeals court on Monday refused to reconsider its April 2014 revival of a European Union lawsuit accusing R.J. By an 8-5 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York let stand a ruling by a three-judge panel allowing the EU to pursue claims that R.J. Reynolds is now part of Reynolds American Inc, the 2nd- largest U.S. tobacco company,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Sprint Communications has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the telephone carrier overcharged the U.S. government to collect and deliver information gathered under court-ordered wiretaps. The settlement announced late Thursday revolves around a dispute about how Sprint Communications Inc. billed the FBI, Drug...

  • Misidentified as a mistress, techie can sue mag Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:28 PM ET
    Sergey Brin and wife Anne Wojcicki attend the 23 and Me Spit party at the IAC Building in New York.

    Woman mislabeled as mistress of Google co-founder sues People magazine for libel. New York judge determined case will move forward.

  • WASHINGTON— Two former employees of a helicopter company owned by a prominent Wall Street financier allege that she exploited a connection with an Army colonel to charge the U.S. government inflated prices for rotorcraft. In documents filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Alabama, the whistleblowers said Lynn Tilton offered the officer, Norbert Vergez, a...

  • Deutsche Bank near deal in LIBOR case: NYT   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:53 PM ET
    Deutsche Bank near deal in LIBOR case: NYT

    According to the NYT, Deutsche Bank is near a deal in the LIBOR case. The bank would pay more than $1.5 billion in the settlement, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • The age discrimination lawsuit was sparked by Boeing's sale in 2005 of its Wichita commercial operations to the parent company of Spirit AeroSystems. The workers sued Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems alleging the new owners did not hire the older workers to prevent them from gaining pension benefits. The unusually harsh exchange stems from Melgren's...

  • Suit claims AIDS foundation scammed Medicare for $20M Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 1:34 AM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— One of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court. Three former managers of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a suit last week alleging the company paid...

  • Tama firm may get trial in lawsuit against Pella Corp. Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:24 PM ET

    DES MOINES, Iowa— A Tama designer and builder of equipment used in factories to make products should get a trial to determine whether window manufacturer Pella Corp. stole trade secrets, the Iowa Court of Appeals said Wednesday. Deimco Finishing Equipment of Tama alleged in a 2008 lawsuit that Pella Corp. engineers disassembled Deimco-designed industrial...

  • Suit claims AIDS foundation scammed Medicare for $20M Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:30 PM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12- states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court. Three former managers of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a suit last week alleging the company paid...

  • CANBERRA, Australia— Australia's ANZ Banking Group Ltd. has won an appeal against a court decision that late payment fees charged on credit cards were exorbitant and unlawful. Gordon's ruling meant one of Australia's largest banks was liable for a multimillion dollar payout to thousands of customers. A lawyer representing customers in the class action law...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Getty Images has dropped its lawsuit against Microsoft Corp over alleged "massive" copyright infringement, announcing on Tuesday a plan to amicably bring Getty's photos to Microsoft's Internet search engine and devices. Getty sued Microsoft last September in federal court in Manhattan, claiming the software company's online photo tool, the...

  • April 7- Uber asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an alleged rape victim in India's capital, saying the ride-sharing company could not be held legally responsible for the driver's acts. Nor does California law govern a dispute involving an alleged wrong committed by one Indian citizen against another Indian citizen, in India, "Uber said in the filing.

  • April 7- Uber asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an alleged rape victim in India's capital, saying the ride-sharing company could not be held legally responsible for the driver's acts. Nor does California law govern a dispute involving an alleged wrong committed by one Indian citizen against another Indian citizen, in India, "Uber said in the filing.

  • Hollywood studios defeat animators' hiring lawsuit Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    April 6- A federal judge has thrown out an antitrust lawsuit accusing major Hollywood animation studios of trying to drive down animators' wages through an illegal anti-poaching conspiracy. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California said the four-year statute of limitations ran out long before the animators in September sued Walt Disney Co and its...

  • April 3- Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against Google Inc on Friday withdrew their case accusing the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google's own applications the default option. The lawsuit argued that Google requires Android handset manufacturers such as Samsung...

  • 'Gutted like a carp': Whistleblower sues PE firm Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 6:01 PM ET
    SEC Securities and Exchange Commission

    Whistleblower accused TPG of ignoring his warnings that the firm may have violated securities regulations.

  • April 2- A federal judge has rejected Google Inc's request to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the technology company of invading the privacy of users of its Google Wallet electronic payment service by sharing their personal information with outside app developers. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose, California said Google must face claims it...

  • Crackdown eases on China-bound luxury car buyers Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 4:50 PM ET
    Porsche Cayenne Diesel Platinum Edition SUV.

    Prosecutors have settled with companies buying luxury cars in the United States and reselling them overseas, reports the New York Times.

  • NEW YORK, April 1- Barrick Gold Corp has lost its bid to dismiss a U.S. lawsuit that accuses the world's largest gold producer of concealing problems at a troubled South American mine and of fraudulently inflating the company's market value by billions of dollars. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that shareholders can pursue...