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  • 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...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff
    American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • Qualcomm is focus of antitrust investigation in China

    Qualcomm Inc., the world's largest maker of chips for smartphones, said the Chinese government was investigating the company related to an anti-monopoly law. China's National Development and Reform Commission has advised that specific details of the...
  • Jamie Donaldson holds three-stroke lead in Nedbank Challenge

    Jamie Donaldson holds three-stroke lead in Nedbank Challenge
    Jamie Donaldson kept his three-shot lead through the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, South Africa. The Welshman had six birdies and a bogey in a five-under 67 to stay ahead of American Ryan Moore and Denmark's Thomas Bjorn....
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • NBA can impose a variety of penalties for Donald Sterling

    NBA can impose a variety of penalties for Donald Sterling
    Here’s a look at the possible sanctions the NBA could impose on Donald Sterling in the wake of racist remarks allegedly made by the Clippers owner: 1. A fine. It’s safe to assume Sterling will be opening his checkbook as part of any...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal
    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Attorney says forced sale of Clippers could prompt antitrust lawsuit

    Attorney says forced sale of Clippers could prompt antitrust lawsuit
    Cari Grieb, a professor of sports law at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, said Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no recourse to fight the lifetime ban issued by the NBA on Tuesday because of language that exists in his franchise agreement with...
  • Donald Sterling could tie Clippers sale up in court

    Donald Sterling could tie Clippers sale up in court
    If NBA owners ultimately vote to oust Donald Sterling and the embattled Clippers boss decides to fight back, the resulting litigation could drag on for years and set a precedent for American professional sports, legal experts said Wednesday. While...
  • How your rising cable bill is making sports teams and star players rich

     How your rising cable bill is making sports teams and star players rich
    Imagine famous football coaches and professional athletes taking a 50% salary cut. University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's annual salary would be a mere $3.5 million or so. Angels baseball star Albert Pujols would earn just $8 million a year....