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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit the former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega filed over his depiction in the company's popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game.

  • Giuliani to defend Activision in Noriega lawsuit Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani attends the symposium to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Iranian Revolution at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

    Activision-Blizzard has tapped America's favorite mayor to help defend its "Call of Duty" franchise from former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Monday he would defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega over his depiction in the company's popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game.

  • Manuel Noriega suing Activision     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision for using his likeness in "Call of Duty: Black Ops II," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Activision has hired Rudy Giuliani to serve as co-council on the defense.

  • Al Jazeera sues former VP Gore over Current TV Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    Al Gore

    Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America in 2013.

  • Uber must face lawsuit over gratuity charge -court ruling Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco said Uber must face multiple civil counts, including an allegation the company violated California's unfair competition laws. San Francisco- based Uber raised $1.2 billion from mutual funds and other investors in a June funding round, which valued the fast-growing service at $18.2 billion at the time.

  • The lenders include iCWB Services, Orion Services, Sand Point Capital and Basseterre Capital. Also on Wednesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a lawsuit against online payday lender Hydra Group, which allegedly was running a similar scam.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- New York's attorney general said on Tuesday that Barclays Plc's motion to dismiss the state's lawsuit alleging the bank lied to customers about "high-frequency" trading on its private trading platform should be denied.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- A U.S. court on Tuesday largely rejected an attempt by banking groups to limit the U.S. swaps regulator's ability to apply its rules overseas, a hotly debated issue as the agency reins in the $710 trillion global market.

  • Billionaire Paul Allen lawsuit: Where's my Panzer? Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    ThePanzerkampfwagen  IV Ausf. was widely used by the Germans in World War II.

    Paul Allen is suing a company he said agreed to sell him a World War II German Panzer but failed to deliver it, according to a report in The Register.

  • Sept 16- Allergan Inc and its suitors Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc settled their pending litigation before the Delaware Court of Chancery and agreed to hold a special shareholder meeting on the originally scheduled date, Dec. 18.

  • Sept 15- Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships.

  • Sept 15- Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships.

  • Sept 12- Pfizer Inc and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on Friday won dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor, the best-selling drug in history.

  • Andrew Madoff's $16M fortune riles father's victims Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Andrew Madoff in 2011

    Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted financier Bernie Madoff, was worth $16 million prior to his death from lymphoma on Sept. 4.

  • Crocs trying to monopolize marketplace, competitor says Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Sept 11- A family-owned, Nevada- based shoe company is taking on the giant shoe maker Crocs, accusing it of creating a monopoly by suing smaller competitors and putting them out of business. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday in federal court in Nevada, USA Dawgs said Crocs Inc was using "sham" patent lawsuits in order to "litigate its competition out of the market."

  • Judge clears Pistorius of premeditated murder Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 6:28 AM ET
    Oscar Pistorius appears for his bail hearing in the Pretoria Magistrate Court on February 20, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

    A South African Judge said the state had failed to prove that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder for the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Sept 9- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has been sued over data breach by a customer, saying the company failed to properly safeguard customer data from hackers, a lawsuit filed in a Chicago federal court showed on Tuesday.

  • Sept 9- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has been sued over data breach by a customer, saying the company failed to properly safeguard customer data from hackers, a lawsuit filed in a Chicago federal court showed on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit seeking to hold former CEO Dick Fuld and other former directors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc liable for losses suffered by the collapsed investment bank's employee retirement plan. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Tuesday vacated the October 2011 dismissal of the lawsuit by U.S.