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  • LOS ANGELES, June 15- Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando to U.S. investigators probing alleged money laundering by a state-owned Malaysian investment fund, his representatives said on Thursday. In July, Hollywood production company Red Granite was accused in a U.S. civil lawsuit of using $100 million that prosecutors said had...

  • Wells Fargo under fire for alleged mortgage changes

    The New York Times' Gretchen Morgenson talks about the lawsuit against Wells Fargo claiming the banks changed mortgages without customer authorization.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 15- A woman sued Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday claiming top executives at the ride-hailing company improperly obtained her medical records after she was raped by a driver in India, according to court documents. The lawsuit, filed in a California federal court, comes two days after Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said he would take a...

  • DETROIT— A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the attack. The lawsuit filed Thursday in a California federal court seeks unspecified damages on behalf of the woman, who is identified only as Jane Doe.

  • June 15- Uber Technologies Inc was sued on Thursday by a woman who said top executives at the company improperly obtained her medical records after she was raped by a driver in India, according to court documents. The lawsuit, filed in a California federal court, came as Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick announced a leave of absence this week.

  • JONESBORO, Ark.— A group of Arkansas farmers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of the herbicide dicamba that they blame for damaging their crops. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Jonesboro, Arkansas, against Monsanto Co. and BASF Corp. In a statement, plaintiffs' attorney Phillip Duncan says his clients seek unspecified...

  • The plaintiffs argue they have standing to sue because the clause says only Congress may approve foreign gifts and payments. "The framers gave Congress a unique role, a unique right and responsibility," said Sen. Since he's become president, the Trump Organization has secured dozens of potentially valuable patents, including in China, and collected fees from...

  • Failed biofuel maker KiOR is settling lawsuits with investors for $4.5 million, but Mississippi is still seeking more than $77 million. JACKSON, Miss.— A federal judge has approved a $4.5 million settlement for private shareholders of failed biofuel maker KiOR, and a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi seeking to recover a much larger amount continues.

  • NEW YORK, June 12- Deutsche Bank AG will pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit claiming it conspired with other banks to manipulate the benchmark European Interbank Offered Rate and related derivatives. A preliminary settlement was filed on Monday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, and requires a judge's approval. It follows similar...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other banks to manipulate the benchmark European Interbank Offered Rate, or Euribor, and related derivatives. The preliminary settlement was filed on Monday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, and requires a judge's approval.

  • Brian Frosh, Maryland attorney general, speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 12, 2017. President Donald Trump's continued financial stake in his global business empire, violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on profiting from his office, Maryland and the District of Columbia said in a federal lawsuit.

    Two attorneys general accuse President Donald Trump of violating parts of the U.S. Constitution.

  • Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Two attorneys general accuse President Donald Trump of violating parts of the U.S. Constitution.

  • WASHINGTON— A unanimous Supreme Court is speeding up the time for generic biotech drugs to become available to the public in a ruling that means a loss of billions in sales to the makers of original versions. Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said the law does not require companies making biosimilars to wait an extra six months after gaining Food and...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Microsoft Corp in its bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who said the popular videogame console gouges discs because of a design defect. The court, in a 8-0 ruling, overturned a 2015 decision by the San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed console owners...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Microsoft Corp in its bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who said the popular videogame console gouges discs because of a design defect. The court, in a 8-0 ruling, overturned a 2015 decision by the San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed console owners...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is giving Microsoft Corp. another chance to stop a class action lawsuit filed by owners of the Xbox 360 video game system who claim the console has a design defect that scratches game discs. Business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, had urged the court to side with Microsoft. Microsoft has sold millions of Xbox 360...

  • Travis Kalanick.

    Edmund Lee, Recode managing editor, says in a lot of ways, Travis Kalanick is the one who created the company's culture and that a leave of absence is not a long-term fix to change it.

  • JACKSON, Miss.— A federal judge has approved a $4.5 million settlement for private shareholders of failed biofuel maker KiOR, and a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi seeking to recover a much larger amount continues. Separately, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is suing Cannon, Khosla and others in state court in Jackson, demanding repayment of $77...

  • June 9- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld an $11 million verdict against Toyota Motor Corp over a fatal 2006 car crash in Minnesota, which a jury found was caused by an accelerator defect in a 1996 Camry. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the Minnesota jury had enough evidence to conclude in 2015 that Toyota was 60 percent...

  • Earlier this week, Sears updated a blog post to reflect that it settled a dispute with One World Technologies, another Craftsman partner.