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  • Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

    The judge banned information from an investigative firm in a background check of a plaintiff who brought a price-fixing lawsuit.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- A federal judge on Monday banned Uber Technologies Inc and its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from using information obtained by an investigative firm in a background check of a plaintiff who brought a price-fixing lawsuit. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the firm, Ergo, "engaged in fraudulent and arguably criminal conduct."

  • NEW YORK— A federal appeals court has rejected a shareholder lawsuit filed against key directors at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that claimed they allowed and concealed alleged bribery in the company's Mexico division. Chief Judge William Riley wrote for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that shareholders, including the Louisiana Municipal Police Employees'...

  • July 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives and directors persuaded a federal appeals court on Friday to reject shareholder claims that they permitted and then covered up pervasive bribery by officials at the world's largest retailer's Mexico unit. By a 3-0 vote, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis upheld a lower court dismissal of a federal lawsuit...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday narrowed a $905 million lawsuit filed by the trustee seeking money for Bernard Madoff's victims against executives who ran a now-defunct Florida accounting firm that had close ties to the swindler. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein in Manhattan said Irving Picard cannot recover alleged improper...

  • A 2016 NBA Playoff game at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    The NBA just canceled plans to hold its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte over a North Carolina state law.

  • Trendon Shavers, who operated Bitcoin Savings and Trust, was also ordered by U.S. Shavers, a Prosper, Texas, resident who went by "pirateat40" online, was arrested in November 2014, two months after a federal judge in Texas ordered him to pay $40.7 million in a related U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission civil lawsuit. Prosecutors said from 2011 to 2012, Shavers,...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Jon Corzine has settled a lawsuit by the trustee for the former New Jersey governor's company MF Global Holdings Ltd, as part of a $132 million accord to end much of the remaining litigation over the brokerage's 2011 collapse. A substantial majority of the payout would be made by insurers on behalf of Corzine and other defendants, including MF...

  • DOJ halts insurer mergers

    CNBC's David Faber discusses the Justice Department's lawsuits to block two major health insurer mergers.

  • DOJ Antitrust Chief on health care mergers

    Bill Baer, Justice Department Antitrust Chief, announces two separate lawsuits against health insurance mergers.

  • DOJ objects 2 large HMO mergers

    CNBC's David Faber reports the Department of Justice has filed lawsuits to block health insurance mergers.

  • DOJ files lawsuit to block ANTM-CI deal

    The Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit to block the Anthem-Cigna deal, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Ann Coulter on Roger Ailes and Fox News

    Ann Coulter, author and columnist, weighs in on Roger Ailes and the future of Fox News.

  • The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Northern Illinois on Tuesday, alleges that horse feed produced by ADM Alliance Nutrition Inc was contaminated with monensin, a feed additive that is poisonous to horses. Plaintiffs Beth Berarov of Michigan and Annelisa Bindra of South Carolina said several of their horses died or suffered weakened heart muscles...

  • The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Northern Illinois on Tuesday, alleges that horse feed produced by ADM Alliance Nutrition Inc was contaminated with monensin, a feed additive that is poisonous to horses. Plaintiffs Beth Berarov of Michigan and Annelisa Bindra of South Carolina said several of their horses died or suffered weakened heart muscles...

  • Ailes nears exit at Fox: Ken Auletta

    Ken Auletta, The New Yorker, discusses sexual harassment allegations against Fox News' Roger Ailes, and the impact of Ailes' departure.

  • Life at Fox after Roger Ailes: Ken Auletta

    Ken Auletta, The New Yorker, discusses the impending departure of Roger Ailes amid sexual harrassment allegations, and his likely successor.

  • Can Fox maintain 'magic' if Ailes departs?

    Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company analyst, talks about the future of Fox News and the impact of a Roger Ailes's departure on 21st Century Fox's media empire.

  • A file photo of Roger Ailes from July, 2006.

    Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes' tenure may be nearing an end after Ailes was sued by former Fox Anchor Gretchen Carlson for alleged sexual advances.

  • Matthias Mueller, chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG (VW)

    Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller was party to engineering discussions 10 years ago that led to the use of illegal defeat devices, the FT reports.