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Digital Music Service Grooveshark Sued by EMI

Grooveshark has been sued by the large record company EMI Group Ltd, which accused the popular digital music service of paying no royalties since entering a licensing agreement to stream music nearly three years ago.

Washington Governor Supports Gay Rights: Will Introduce Bill to Legalize Same-Sex Marriages

The Washington Governor Chris Gregoire supports same-sex marriages and wants to legalize it. The 64-year-old democrat announced that she believes in equality and would introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in Washington. It's time, it's the right thing to do, and I will introduce a bill to do it, Gregoire said in a statement posted on her Web site. I say that as a wife, a mother, a student of the law, and above all as a Washingtonian with a lifelong commitment to equa...

Exxon wins less than expected from Venezuela dispute

An arbitration panel has awarded U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp $908 million in compensation for Venezuela's 2007 nationalization of its assets, less than 10 percent of what the company sought in a long legal battle with the OPEC nation.

U.S. court revives Celestica shareholder lawsuit

Celestica Inc was ordered by a U.S. appeals court to face a shareholder lawsuit accusing the Canadian electronics company of securities fraud for misleading investors about its financial health and restructuring costs.

FDA Warned PIP on Breast Implant Safety

As early as 2000, U.S. health authorities raised concerns about the French breast implant maker at the heart of a scandal affecting hundreds of thousands of women worldwide. That was almost ten years before the company came under scrutiny from European regulators.

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Teresa Guidice: Husband Joe Guidice Could Face 10 Years for ID Charges

A grand jury on Passaic County, N.J. on Tuesday, indicted Joe Guidice, a former developer, on charges that include wrongfully using identifying information of another and impersonation. The first charge reportedly carries as sentence of up to 10 years in prison while the second charge carries an 18-month prison term.
The suits are the latest in a series filed against the NFL in recent months by former players who say the league did not do enough to protect them from concussions.

Four Ex-Players Sue NFL Alleging Brain Damage

Four former National Football League players, including two Pro Bowl players, sued the league over brain injuries that they say left them facing medical problems years after their careers ended.
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Gay Couples Happier and Healthier if Legally Accepted [EXCLUSIVE]

In an effort to continue busting myths that surround homosexual and bisexual lifestyles, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health suggesting that same-sex marriages could cut the number of mental and physical illnesses experienced by those in these relationships.
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Barefoot Bandit to Spend 7 Years in Prison

Colton Harris Moore, better known perhaps as the Barefoot Bandit (so named after a famous crime spree that he committed barefoot), has been sentenced to 7-and-a-half years in prison, after he pleaded guilty on Friday in a Washington state court, on all 33 charges against him.
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