Deputy District Attorney David Walgren (R) holds a bottle of propofol introduced as evidence as he questions Alberto Alvarez (L), one of Michael Jackson's security guards, during Dr. Conrad Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson

Judge issues gag order in Jackson death trial

The judge in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor issued a sharply worded gag order for attorneys on Friday and ordered one of them to return for a possible contempt hearing after he appeared on a TV show telling details about the case.

Judge Sets February 13 Date for AT&T Antitrust trial

  Late last year, AT&T slapped a deployed U.S. soldier with a "bill shock" of $16,000
A U.S. judge set a February 13 start for a trial over whether AT&T Inc can buy rival T-Mobile USA, a compromise between the companies' desire for a quick resolution and the Justice Department's request for more time to prepare its case.

Buying frenzy Lawsuit vs Homebuilders Revived

A Lennar model home is open for customers in a new neighborhood in the Denver suburb of Thornton
A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by homeowners who accused eight major homebuilders of causing them to overpay for their homes by marketing nearby houses to high-risk borrowers who later went into foreclosure.
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Lady Gaga accused of stealing from Japan tsunami relief funds

Lady Gaga will face $5 million lawsuit filed by a Michigan Law firm, which accuses her of scamming a Japan tsunami relief charity. Plaintiff 1-800-LAW-FIRM alleges that the pop diva pocketed undisclosed amounts of cash from the sale of We Pray for Japan wristband promoted through her online store. The pop star charges $5 for the wristband, another $3.99 for shipping and handling, and $0.60 for tax. According to the lawsuit, Lady Gaga unlawfully inflated the costs involved in shipping and...

Sony Hit With $1B Suit Over Data Breach

Sony has been hit with a class action suit in Canada, seeking 1 billion Canadian dollars ($1.04 billion) in damages, in the wake of the security breaches of the PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment.
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Yum! Brands Shares Hit New Life-Time High on Q1 Results

Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) touched a new life-time high of $54.98 on Thursday. The company's first quarter revenue exceeded Street view boosted by growth in China, which helped offset weakness in its U.S. operations.


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