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Pfizer settles New York probe into 'deceptive' copay coupons

12 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Pfizer Inc on Thursday settled charges by New York's attorney general that it misled consumers in its drug copayment coupon program into thinking they would pay far less to fill prescriptions than they ended up having to shell out.

Injunction blocking Lynyrd Skynyrd movie is overturned

10 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd cannot block the release of a movie created with help from a former drummer, and which depicted the plane crash that killed the southern rock band's lead singer, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

Trump seeks dismissal of Stormy Daniels hush money lawsuit

08 Oct 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss adult film actress Stormy Daniels' lawsuit challenging the validity of a $130,000 hush money agreement over a tryst she claimed they had more than a decade ago.

'Despondent' Musk's Tesla resembles Lehman, Greenlight's Einhorn says

05 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Hedge fund manager David Einhorn lambasted Tesla Inc and its "despondent" Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday, comparing the electric car company to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, where he had flagged accounting problems several months before its 2008 collapse.

Tesla's Musk mocks SEC as judge demands they justify fraud settlement

05 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Tesla Inc's Elon Musk on Thursday mocked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, just hours after a federal judge ordered him and the regulator to justify their securities fraud settlement, which let Musk remain chief executive.

Heisman Trophy administrator sues website over name

03 Oct 2018

NEW YORK The administrator of the Heisman Trophy, given annually to U.S. college football's most outstanding player, on Wednesday sued the operators of the Heisman Watch website and related social media accounts, alleging copyright and trademark infringement.

Heisman Trophy administrator sues website over name

03 Oct 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 3 The administrator of the Heisman Trophy, given annually to U.S. college football's most outstanding player, on Wednesday sued the operators of the Heisman Watch website and related social media accounts, alleging copyright and trademark infringement.

U.S. court to reconsider shielding airport screeners from abuse claims

03 Oct 2018

A federal appeals court decided to revisit its recent decision that made it difficult for travelers to sue U.S. airport screeners over claims of abuse at security checkpoints.

U.S. court to reconsider shielding airport screeners from abuse claims

03 Oct 2018

Oct 3 A federal appeals court decided to revisit its recent decision that made it difficult for travelers to sue U.S. airport screeners over claims of abuse at security checkpoints.

Och-Ziff reaches $29 million shareholder accord over Africa bribery probes

02 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC has reached a $28.75 million class-action settlement with shareholders who said the company misled them about U.S. probes into its involvement in alleged bribery in five African countries.

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