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  • Airlines' attorneys eager to fight U.S. over merger

    A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court. The Justice...
  • Rivals want to review new Google concessions in EU antitrust probe

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Looking to settle a nearly three-year-long probe into allegations it abuses its dominance in Europe to favor its own services, Google has offered new concessions to the European Commission. "I can confirm that the commission has...
  • Court wrestles with protecting gays from jury exclusion

    Court wrestles with protecting gays from jury exclusion
    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court grappled Wednesday with whether a prohibition against excluding jurors because of race or gender should be extended to sexual orientation. During an hourlong hearing, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Hampton, Richmond bazaars battle over vendors

    Hampton, Richmond bazaars battle over vendors
    Sandra Gardner set out two years ago to create a craft and vendor bazaar in Hampton Roads that would rival the popular Bizarre Bazaar in Richmond. And a rivalry has ensued between the two shows. Gardner's event, The Bodacious Bazaar, is hosting its...
  • Friday roundup: DOJ and Apple, John Green's commencement speech

    John Green, bestselling and prize-winning author of young adult novels including "The Fault In Our Stars" and "Looking for Alaska," gave the commencement address at Butler University on May 11. It's witty, smart, thoughtful, and going viral; if you...
  • Court appoints antitrust monitor in Apple e-book case

    A federal judge has appointed a former U.S. prosecutor as the monitor who ensures that Apple Inc. complies with a ruling from the e-book antitrust case the company lost this year. Michael Bromwich, a lawyer who previously worked in President Obama's...
  • Silicon Valley staff-poaching suit is granted class-action status

    Silicon Valley staff-poaching suit is granted class-action status
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that alleges Apple, Google and two other major Silicon Valley companies kept a lid on wages by agreeing not to poach one another's employees. Five software engineers filed the...
  • Chinese firm to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods

    Chinese firm to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods
    China is hungry. The world's most populous country has for years been on an agricultural buying binge, scooping up supplies of soybeans, palm oil, cotton and just about anything else that can be culled from the soil. Now, with 1.3 billion mouths to...
  • Patent pool abuse deserves scrutiny [Commentary]

    Patent pool abuse deserves scrutiny [Commentary]
    As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" — those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them — there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that...
  • 9th Circuit bans juror exclusion over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...