NEW YORK - A woman who claimed her cancer was caused by using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder for decades said she believes justice was served after a jury found the company should pay her and 21 other women $4.69 billion in damages. Full Article
WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc "did not fully disclose facts" about aspects of its $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media , the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said in an order released on Thursday that referred the issue to an administrative law judge for a hearing. Full Article
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday denied Constitution Pipeline Co's request to rehear an earlier commission decision finding that New York environmental regulators were able to deny a water permit to the natural gas pipeline. Full Article
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BRUSSELS European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) on Wednesday and ordered it to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling which the U.S. tech company said it would appeal. | Video
WILMINGTON, Del. International Business Machines Corp on Monday asked a U.S. jury to award it $167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc of using patented technology without authorization.
AUSTIN, Texas A court hearing on a Texas law requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue opened on Monday with the state arguing the requirement was a matter of dignity, while abortion providers called it unnecessary and aimed at impeding clinic operations.
FRANKFURT Thousands of workers will walk off the job on Tuesday at Amazon warehouses in Germany to demand better working conditions, joining colleagues in Spain and Poland in taking action that coincides with a major sales promotion.
NEW YORK The New York Police Department gave an ultimatum to the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, saying it would proceed with disciplinary proceedings against the officers involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, absent action by federal prosecutors.
WASHINGTON Ford Motor Co agreed to a so-called economic loss settlement of $299.1 million covering at least 6 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, court documents filed in a federal court in Miami on Monday show.
WASHINGTON The former chief executive of Energy XXI Ltd agreed to settle civil charges that he failed to disclose to investors more than $10 million in personal loans obtained from company vendors and a candidate for the company's board, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said.
NEW YORK English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was sued on Thursday for at least $100 million for allegedly copying large parts of Marvin Gaye's classic "Let's Get It On" for his smash hit "Thinking Out Loud."
WASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday voted unanimously to propose easing its rules for approving low-risk exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in what could potentially be a major win for the $3.5 trillion market.
GENEVA Australia triumphed on Thursday in a major trade dispute over its pioneering "plain" tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organization judges rejecting a complaint brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic.
Planned Parenthood on Wednesday sought to block the Trump administration from proceeding with changes to a family-planning grant program while three of the organizations' affiliates appeal a judge's ruling earlier this week. Read more
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh visited top U.S. Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, seeking to build support among lawmakers in what promises to be a contentious confirmation battle with Democrats. Full Article
It’s not unprecedented for the Justice Department to want a say when an important class action issue comes to the U.S. Supreme Court. During the Obama administration, DOJ filed at least three amicus briefs in class action cases before the justices. In Amgen v. Connecticut Retirement Plans, the solicitor general urged the court not to raise the bar for class certification in securities fraud litigation. In Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez, Justice argued that class action defendants shouldn’t