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Jonathan Stempel

Mar 24 2017

Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

NEW YORK A federal judge on Friday held United Parcel Service Inc liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes.

Mar 24 2017

Judge dismisses two Express Scripts claims in Anthem drug pricing lawsuit

NEW YORK A federal judge has dismissed two of the six counterclaims that pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co raised in health insurer's Anthem Inc's $15 billion lawsuit claiming it charged too much for drugs.

Mar 24 2017

Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

NEW YORK A federal judge on Friday said United Parcel Service Inc is liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes.

Mar 24 2017

Home Depot must again face lawsuit over employee's murder -US court

A federal appeals court on Friday said Home Depot Inc must face a lawsuit claiming that the retailer's negligence led to a supervisor's murdering a pregnant employee by strangulation and raping her corpse.

Mar 24 2017

Amazon.com wins $1.5 bln tax dispute over IRS

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday won a more than $1.5 billion tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over transactions involving a Luxembourg unit more than a decade ago.

Mar 24 2017

Kanye West settles with Hungarian singer over alleged song theft

Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song "New Slaves."

Mar 24 2017

Saudi Arabia faces $6 bln U.S. lawsuit by Sept. 11 insurers

NEW YORK Saudi Arabia is facing a renewed $6 billion lawsuit by dozens of insurers seeking to hold it responsible for business and property damage caused by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Mar 24 2017

Home Depot must again face lawsuit over employee's murder: U.S. court

A federal appeals court on Friday said Home Depot Inc must face a lawsuit claiming that the retailer's negligence led to a supervisor's murdering a pregnant employee by strangulation and raping her corpse.

Mar 24 2017

Kanye West settles with Hungarian singer over alleged song theft

Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song "New Slaves."

Mar 24 2017

Saudi Arabia faces $6 billion U.S. lawsuit by Sept. 11 insurers

NEW YORK Saudi Arabia is facing a renewed $6 billion lawsuit by dozens of insurers seeking to hold it responsible for business and property damage caused by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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