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The Mayor of San Diego Bob Filner. ©REUTERS/Mike Blake
San Diego mayor pressed to quit over sex claims

San Diego's mayor is coming under growing pressure to resign after a former senior aide announced a lawsuit Monday alleging he sexually harassed her, the latest in string of claims.

San Diego mayor pressed to quit over sex claims
Asiana passengers file lawsuit against Boeing
Asiana passengers file lawsuit against Boeing

A group of 83 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight which crash-landed in San Francisco has filed a lawsuit seeking millions from the aircraft's manufacturer Boeing.

Asiana passengers file lawsuit against Boeing
Amazon, Apple end dispute over 'Appstore' name
Amazon, Apple end dispute over 'Appstore' name

Apple dropped its lawsuit Tuesday against rival Amazon for using the term "Appstore" for its online shop for mobile gadget applications.

Amazon, Apple end dispute over 'Appstore' name
US celebrity chef sued for counterfeit wine
US celebrity chef sued for counterfeit wine

Celebrity Chicago chef Charlie Trotter was sued Thursday for allegedly selling two collectors a large bottle of wine that was supposedly highly valuable but in fact was a fake.

US celebrity chef sued for counterfeit wine
Citigroup settles US suit over mortgage securities
Citigroup settles US suit over mortgage securities

Citigroup has settled a lawsuit by the US Federal Housing Finance Agency over the sale of home mortgage-backed securities to government-backed lenders.

Citigroup settles US suit over mortgage securities
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Hong Kong taxi driver cleared over 6 cent overcharge

A taxi driver who endured a six-month lawsuit after overcharging a passenger by six US cents has finally had his name cleared by a Hong Kong court.

Hong Kong taxi driver cleared over 6 cent overcharge
Dotcom's lawyers say prosecution threatens Internet freedom
Dotcom's lawyers say prosecution threatens Internet freedom

Lawyers for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom accused the US government Wednesday of launching a flawed prosecution against their client with "frightening" implications for all Internet users.

Dotcom's lawyers say prosecution threatens Internet freedom
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Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter

Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother will launch their case Monday for massive compensation from the promoter of his last doomed tour, at the trial over the late King of Pop's 2009 death.

Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter
British actress Parminder Nagra. ©REUTERS
'Bend it Like Beckham' star agrees palimony suit

British actress Parminder Nagra, who shot to fame in 2002's "Bend it like Beckham," has settled a palimony lawsuit after her ex-husband claimed a share of her earnings.

'Bend it Like Beckham' star agrees palimony suit
Bolivia sues Chile for access to Pacific
Bolivia sues Chile for access to Pacific

Landlocked Bolivia sued neighboring Chile in the Hague on Wednesday as it pressed a longstanding claim to recover land lost in a 19th century war and thus regain access to the Pacific.

Bolivia sues Chile for access to Pacific
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KazAgroFinance sues sick cattle supplier

KazAgroFinance has prepared the documents and is already filing the lawsuit: Kazakhstan Vice-Minister.

KazAgroFinance sues sick cattle supplier
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US suicide teen's parents sue alleged sex attackers

The family of a 15-year-old US girl who killed herself after she was sexually assaulted while drunk are suing three teenage boys accused of the attack and sharing a photo of it at their school.

US suicide teen's parents sue alleged sex attackers
US actress Sharon Stone. ©REUTERS/Paolo Bona
Sharon Stone counter-sues Filipina nanny

Sharon Stone has counter-sued her Filipina former nanny, who is pursuing the US actress for wrongful dismissal and harassment including racist abuse.

Sharon Stone counter-sues Filipina nanny
Citigroup to pay $700 million to settle suit
Citigroup to pay $700 million to settle suit

US banking giant Citigroup said Monday it will pay $730 million to settle a class-action suit by bondholders related to the 2008 financial crisis.

Citigroup to pay $700 million to settle suit
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Judge slashes $1 bn Samsung-Apple penalty in half

A judge on Friday cut $450 million from a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying a jury had wrongly calculated the damages.

Judge slashes $1 bn Samsung-Apple penalty in half
US lawsuit claims 'King of Beers' is watered down
US lawsuit claims 'King of Beers' is watered down

The makers of Budweiser faced accusations on Tuesday of watering down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class action lawsuit flatly rejected by the brewery.

US lawsuit claims 'King of Beers' is watered down
Samsung defends working practices in China plants
Samsung defends working practices in China plants

Samsung Electronics defended its working practices Wednesday after a lawsuit was filed in France against the South Korean giant over conditions at its supplier plants in China.

Samsung defends working practices in China plants
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Judge blocks Apple shareholder vote in lawsuit

A US federal judge blocked Friday an Apple shareholder vote in response to a hedge fund lawsuit that claimed the tech giant was improperly bundling questions on a ballot.

Judge blocks Apple shareholder vote in lawsuit
Greenlight sues Apple, with eye on cash pile
Greenlight sues Apple, with eye on cash pile

Apple said Thursday it is weighing ways to give shareholders more of its huge cash stockpile, after hedge fund Greenlight Capital filed suit in an effort to press it in that direction.

Greenlight sues Apple, with eye on cash pile
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau commented on miners' appeal to court

ArcelorMittal Temirtau miners have not sent an offer to negotiate collective labor agreement to the company.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau commented on miners' appeal to court