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  • Siemens, SK Engineering win U.S. appeal in Pemex bribery case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a $500 million lawsuit by state-owned Mexican oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] accusing Siemens AG and SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd [SKEC.UL] of bribing Pemex officials to...
  • Silver can't guarantee Clippers will have new owner by next season

    LAS VEGAS -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver could not guarantee the Clippers would have a new owner next season because of the possibility that the courts would not determine a clear owner of the team. “No, I cannot say it with certainty,”...
  • U.S. judge stays execution of convicted triple murderer in Missouri

    (Reuters) - A United States judge has halted the execution of a former methamphetamine dealer who was convicted of murdering three people with ties to the drug trade who he feared would inform on him to police. John Middleton, 54, met a standard for...
  • Yes, you do have a right to a Confederate flag vanity license plate

    Yes, you do have a right to a Confederate flag vanity license plate
    Specialty license plates are often silly and distracting, but they usually don’t raise constitutional issues. An exception is a plate the state of Texas refused to issue because it featured the Confederate battle flag. This week, a federal appeals...
  • Court rules Dutch state liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands is liable for about 300 of the more than 8,000 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, pinning some of the blame for Europe's worst massacre since World War Two on the Dutch state. A...
  • BofA pays AIG $650 million to settle mortgage disputes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America agreed to pay American International Group Inc $650 million to settle long-running legal disputes over defective mortgage-backed securities sold in the run-up to the financial crisis. The deal, which the parties...
  • Chris Christie's fleeting movie trailer promising pension reform

    It’s difficult to get voters to pay attention to dry topics like pension reform, so New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s team briefly tried a new tactic this week: a mock movie trailer filled with fire, explosions and a cameo by “The Rock.&...
  • Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. Swedish prosecutors...
  • How Democrats plan to lure women voters

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? “Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize,” President Barack Obama...
  • Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord

    Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday. The settlement, which would...
  • FedEx faces U.S. criminal charges over online pharmacies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - FedEx Corp was indicted on Thursday for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite repeated warnings from U.S. drug enforcement officials, according to a court filing. The 15-count indictment, handed down by a...