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  • April 26- Fox News faces renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, a week after network parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc severed ties with its biggest star over unrelated sexual harassment complaints. The lawsuit was originally filed last month by two Fox News payroll employees. A Fox News spokesperson in a statement said the network...

  • NEW YORK— A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday that the network marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity. He said former Fox host Bill O'Reilly rejected a piece Wright had prepared after racial protests in Ferguson, Missouri, because it showed blacks in "...

  • April 26- Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, a week after network parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc severed ties with its biggest star over unrelated sexual harassment complaints. The lawsuit was originally filed last month by two Fox News payroll employees. A Fox News spokesperson in a statement said the...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- A U.S. judge has ordered UBS Group AG to face a lawsuit by a former bond strategist who said he was fired in retaliation for refusing to publish misleading research reports and complaining about being pressured to do so. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan said Trevor Murray could try to prove that whistleblowing was a factor in...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- JPMorgan Chase& Co is not liable to a group of former customers of Bernard Madoff who blamed the bank for being actively involved in his Ponzi scheme and ignoring red flags of fraud, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the customers failed to show that JPMorgan had enough "control" over...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- A U.S. judge has ordered UBS Group AG to face a lawsuit by a former bond strategist who said he was fired in retaliation for refusing to publish misleading research reports and complaining about being pressured to do so. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan said Trevor Murray could try to prove that whistleblowing was a factor in...

  • Donald Trump

    Trump laid into the 9th Circuit for a ruling it never made.

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc has agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs at its Palo Alto, California, office, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday. Palantir, a privately owned data firm best known for helping the U.S....

  • BOISE, Idaho— In a story April 24 about Greek yogurt company Chobani suing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, The Associated Press erroneously reported a headline used in the defamation case. BOISE, Idaho— Greek yogurt giant Chobani filed a lawsuit Monday against right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information...

  • April 25- Apple Inc must replace faulty iPads exchanged under its Apple Care warranty program with new products rather than refurbished ones, a Dutch judge ruled earlier this month. On April 18, the court ruled that a woman who had a purchased an iPad 2 Air in 2015 and returned the device to Apple due to problems with its Wi-Fi connectivity was entitled to a new...

  • Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani

    Chobani filed a lawsuit against right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company.

  • The company filed the lawsuit in Idaho District Court in Twin Falls, where it operates the largest yogurt plant in the world. Jones has now taken aim at Chobani and the Twin Falls community. " Twin Falls is one of the two cities in Idaho with a refugee resettlement center.

  • EpiPen

    Sanofi on Monday sued Mylan, accusing the pharmaceutical company of engaging in illegal conduct to squelch competition to its EpiPen allergy treatment

  • April 24- France's Sanofi SA on Monday sued Mylan NV, accusing the pharmaceutical company of engaging in illegal conduct to squelch competition to its EpiPen allergy treatment, which has been at the center of a public debate over drug prices. In particular, Sanofi said Mylan offered rebates to insurers, pharmaceutical benefit managers and state Medicaid...

  • An employee checks the tumblers on a key cylinder during a service recall on a General Motors 2005 Saturn Ion at Liberty Chevrolet in New Hudson, Michigan.

    The justices declined to review a 2016 ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that rejected GM's bid to block customer lawsuits over the defect.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. An attorney representing hundreds of plaintiffs who are suing the company said it exposes GM to around...

  • The justices declined to review a 2016 ruling by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that rejected GM's bid to block customer lawsuits related to crashes and diminished vehicle value because the plaintiffs had not been properly notified of the defect prior to the bankruptcy filing.

  • UAL's 'overbooking issue' will be revamped: Dr. Dao's attorney

    At the end of the day, United is responsible for what occurred here, says Thomas DeMetrio, attorney for Dr. David Dao, talking about changes United Airlines will likely implement following the altercation with Dr. David Dao.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc. Inspector General John Roth described the probe in a letter to Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who had asked for an investigation due to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc. Inspector General John Roth described the probe in a letter to Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who had asked for an investigation due to...