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  • Allen Stanford on a hospital trolly after being assaulted by jail prisoners.

    A federal grand jury in Houston has returned a new, 14-count indictment against alleged fraudster Allen Stanford, who was already accused in 2009 of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme. But the new charges are unlikely to move the case closer to a trial.

  • Stanford: What's the Hold Up?

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals a new twist in the case against alleged ponzi schemer Allen Stanford.

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    The lawsuit that the United States has brought against Deutsche Bank, which accuses the German bank and its MortgageIT unit of misleading the US government over the quality of housing loans which received state guarantees, will dent the bank's reputation but is unlikely to deal it a significant blow, analysts told CNBC.

  • Inside Dish on TiVo

    Discussing TiVo's recent $500 million settlement against DISH Network and Echo Star, and the company's future growth prospects, with Tom Rogers, TiVo CEO.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    Real life court cases bear very little resemblance to the ones on "Law & Order," and Exhibit A is the Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial in New York.

  • Cigarette in ashtray

    Philip Morris and other major tobacco companies won a lawsuit Friday filed by 37 Missouri hospitals seeking more than $455 million for treating sick smokers.

  • Sony Plays Against the Justice Dept.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story on Sony facing more scrutiny after the Play Station security breach.

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    A federal judge has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    A jury has begun deliberating at the trial of a hedge fund founder accused of making tens of millions of dollars through insider trading.

  • Rajat Gupta

    Throughout Raj Rajaratnam’s trial, which could go to the jury as soon as Monday, there has been an elephant in the courtroom: Rajat K. Gupta.

  • Bratz Dolls

    A federal court jury has rejected Mattel Inc.'s copyright infringement claims involving MGA Entertainment's popular line of Bratz dolls and awarded MGA $88.4 million for misappropriation of its trade secrets by the Barbie-maker.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    No matter how the insider trading trial of hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam turns out, his lead attorney tells CNBC exclusively that it will be his last trial.

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    Taco Bell took a parting shot Wednesday at the law firm that questioned the beef content of the filling in the chain's tacos and burritos.

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    A top Justice Department official says a sweeping guilty verdict in a Florida mortgage fraud case adds another face to the financial crisis.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    After six weeks, testimony has concluded in the landmark insider trading trial of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam. Now, it will be up to attorneys for Rajaratnam and the government to persuade the jury in closing arguments, which are set to begin Wednesday.

  • Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

    Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the towering Olympic rowers and identical twins who you remember from The Social Network movie as the guys who gave Mark Zuckerberg the idea for Facebook, had their case against Zuckerberg thrown out of court yesterday.

  • Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Remember Paul Ceglia? He's the fellow in upstate New York who sued Mark Zuckerberg last July, claiming that, way back in 2003, Zuckerberg had agreed to give him a 50% ownership in the project that became Facebook.

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    Hospital operator Community Health Systems fired back against fraud allegations from rival Tenet Healthcare Tuesday, to claim a lawsuit levied by Tenet is "completely without merit."

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    How will Raj Rajaratnam's defense team counter all those undercover recordings of the hedge fund mogul receiving inside stock tips? By showing that the tipsters weren't telling him anything he didn't already know.

  • Football

    The federal judge overseeing the NFL players' request to lift a lockout by the owners says it will take "a couple of weeks" to rule.