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  • A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

  • DALLAS— Southwest Airlines Co. is suing a major union and its leaders, charging that they did nothing to stop mechanics from boycotting overtime assignments. Dallas- based Southwest, the nation's fourth-biggest airline, says it relies on mechanics working consistent overtime hours to keep up with maintenance work, and that a boycott has driven up costs by...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— In a story Feb. 16 about a discrimination lawsuit against Tiffany& Co., The Associated Press erroneously reported the timing of when the employee alerted the company she would have to take leave for her fourth surgery. A former employee of Tiffany& Co. says the jewelry maker pushed her out of the New York- based company after she had her breasts and...

  • Feb 16- The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc that claims the country's largest health insurer and its units and affiliates overcharged Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars, a law firm representing the whistleblower said on Thursday. The lawsuit, filed in 2011 and unsealed on Thursday, alleges...

  • Feb 16- The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc that claims the country's largest health insurer and its units and affiliates overcharged Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars, a law firm representing the whistleblower said on Thursday. The lawsuit alleges UnitedHealth Group overcharged Medicare...

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, January 18, 2017.

    A watchdog group has sued EPA nominee and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for dodging its requests for emails and other documents.

  • Fox News under investigation for Ailes settlement payments

    Federal prosecutors are investigating whether 21st Fox sufficiently disclosed information about sexual harassment claims against Roger Ailes. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • NEW YORK— Federal prosecutors recently subpoenaed a former Fox News employee to testify before a grand jury investigating how 21st Century Fox Inc. handled a sexual harassment scandal, according to her lawyer. Attorney Judd Burstein disclosed the subpoena Wednesday at a court hearing in a lawsuit filed by former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros, saying it had...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A former employee of Tiffany& Co. says the jewelry maker pushed her out after she had her breasts and ovaries removed to avoid getting cancer. Lisa O'Rourke alleges in a federal lawsuit that the New York- based company discriminated against her because she carries a gene mutation that put her at high risk for developing cancer, and she was...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- Sirius XM Holdings Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a New York copyright lawsuit over the satellite radio company's playing of older songs by the 1960 s band The Turtles and other artists, reducing the size of a related settlement between both sides in November. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York accepted a Dec. 20 ruling by the...

  • Roger Ailes in July, 2006.

    Federal prosecutors may be investigating Fox News parent 21st Century Fox, USA Today reports.

  • In separate rulings, federal judges struck down both deals as anticompetitive, at the request of the Justice Department. Cigna also filed a lawsuit in Delaware, seeking legal sanction for its decision to end the deal and approval for $13 billion in damages for its shareholders who did not receive the takeover premium. Anthem's lawsuit, which was also filed in...

  • Feb 15- Shmaltz Brewing Co said on Wednesday it agreed to stop selling beer carrying the "MANNAge a Trois" name to settle a lawsuit in which California's Sutter Home Winery Inc accused it of infringing its "Menage a Trois" trademark. In a Nov. 28 complaint in San Francisco federal court, Sutter Home had said MANNAge a Trois was "confusingly similar" to Menage a Trois, a...

  • Cigna also filed a lawsuit in Delaware, seeking legal sanction for its decision to end the deal and approval for $13 billion in damages for its shareholders who did not receive the takeover premium. President Donald Trump and Republicans have vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare, the national healthcare reform law that created new individual insurance and...

  • Cigna also filed a lawsuit in Delaware on Tuesday, seeking legal sanction for its decision to end the deal and approval for $13 billion in damages for its shareholders who did not receive the takeover premium. Anthem in its lawsuit, which was also filed in Delaware, is seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent Cigna from ending the deal, arguing there is...

  • Feb 15- Anthem Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit seeking a temporary restraining order to enjoin Cigna Corp from terminating its $54 billion deal. Cigna said on Tuesday it had notified Anthem that it had terminated its merger and that Anthem was required to pay a $1.85 billion breakup fee. Cigna also filed a lawsuit in Delaware on Tuesday, asking a judge...

  • CHICAGO— Competitors of Chicago- based Exelon Corp. filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday opposing legislation that provides billions of dollars in subsidies to the power giant. The legislation approved in December provides as much as $235 million per year to Exelon to keep unprofitable nuclear plants running in Clinton and the Quad Cities.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- A U.S. judge has rejected Deutsche Bank AG's bid to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it delayed foreign exchange trades to get a "last look" at how prices were moving, enabling the German bank to extract more profit at customers' expense. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan said investors led by Axiom Investment Advisors LLC may pursue breach of...

  • David Ganek

    David Ganek talks about his suit against U.S. authorities alleging improper conduct that led to the closure of Level Global Investors.

  • Level Global fights back in FBI battle

    Level Global Investors co-founder David Ganek discusses his court case against the government for an improper investigation and raid on his firm as part of an insider trading probe.