- Lawsuit alleges scheme to benefit from trust fund Updated: Dec-10-13 5:42 pm
- 2 Oklahoma weather companies settle lawsuit Updated: Dec-10-13 9:13 am
- Indonesian politician given 16-year term for graft Updated: Dec-09-13 12:02 pm
- Suit alleges Wis.-based Epic Systems owes overtime Updated: Dec-07-13 1:15 pm
- US to allow eagle deaths - to aid wind power Updated: Dec-06-13 3:24 pm
- Chief justice: Financial disclosures unnecessary Updated: Dec-06-13 2:17 pm
- Correction: NY Corruption Commission story Updated: Dec-06-13 1:56 pm
- Unilever to pay $4.5M for water act violations Updated: Dec-06-13 1:05 pm
- For wind power, US extends permit for eagle deaths Updated: Dec-06-13 10:01 am
- Forfeitures of bonds after convictions upheld Updated: Dec-06-13 7:40 am
- Jos. A. Bank subpoenaed by Ohio attorney general Updated: Dec-05-13 6:52 pm
- Railroads to offer health care to same-sex spouses Updated: Dec-04-13 6:19 pm
- US court: Negligence not cause of 3rd WTC collapse Updated: Dec-04-13 5:02 pm
- Feud at Atchison company ends; CEO ousted Updated: Dec-04-13 11:53 am
- Russian tycoon sues Montenegro over smelter Updated: Dec-04-13 9:31 am
- 2 same-sex couples sue BNSF over health benefits Updated: Dec-03-13 8:30 pm
- Hotfile ordered to pay $80M in copyright suit Updated: Dec-03-13 7:22 pm
- Oregon food safety sleuth praised as pioneer Updated: Dec-03-13 7:02 pm
- Supco rules in favor of state for Bresnan taxes Updated: Dec-03-13 2:42 pm
- NC court rebuffs company on virtual charter school Updated: Dec-03-13 2:31 pm
- French court orders trial for EADS, Daimler execs Updated: Dec-02-13 12:44 pm
- Daughters sue over SC man's wheelchair death Updated: Dec-02-13 9:40 am
- Idaho company appeals order to pay nearly $1M Updated: Dec-01-13 2:26 pm
- Local gas drilling laws get a key airing in Ohio Updated: Dec-01-13 2:03 pm
- US law didn't halt cigarette flow from NY tribes Updated: Dec-01-13 1:41 pm
DENVER - An heir to the Cargill agribusiness fortune and his multimillion-dollar trust fund are at the center of a court battle between a Colorado attorney and the Swiss bank UBS over allegedly pirated emails and accusations of a smear campaign.
NORMAN, Oklahoma - Two private weather data companies in Norman have settled a lawsuit over alleged copyright infringement.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's corruption court sentenced a former top leader of an Islamic-based political party on Monday to 16 years in jail for corruption and money laundering.
MADISON, Wisconsin - A former employee at Verona-based Epic Systems has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the health care software company of failing to pay overtime wages to him and about 1,000 other employees.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
HELENA, Montana - Montana Supreme Court justices should not have to publicly disclose their personal financial interests or those of their families because the high court already follows a strict code to avoid potential conflicts, the chief justice said.
ALBANY, New York - In a story Dec. 4 about New York's corruption commission, The Associated Press erroneously reported a power given to the governor under the Moreland Act. It authorizes creation of a commission to investigate the executive branch, not the legislative branch.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Unilever has agreed to pay $4.5 million after pleading guilty to two felony environmental violations at its former health and beauty products manufacturing plant in Clinton.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
PHOENIX - A new court ruling says bail-bond companies in Arizona are still on the hook for defendants who skip after a court allows them to remain free even after they're convicted but facing time behind bars.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. disclosed Thursday that Ohio's attorney general is looking into some of its advertising and marketing practices.
SEATTLE - The nation's largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
NEW YORK - Negligence was not the cause of the collapse of a third World Trade Center tower several hours after the twin towers were destroyed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a federal appeals court said Wednesday, absolving a developer and others of responsibility in the destruction of the 47-story building.
ATCHISON, Kansas - A battle for control of MGP Ingredients in Atchison apparently has ended, with an agreement to oust the CEO and drop all lawsuits filed by feuding board members, the company announced.
PODGORICA, Montenegro - Russian aluminum baron Oleg Deripaska's company has launched a 100 million-euro ($1362 million) lawsuit against Montenegro over the handling of its aluminum smelter in the Balkan country.
SEATTLE - Two workers sued one of the nation's largest rail companies Tuesday, saying their same-sex spouses have repeatedly been denied health benefits even though voters in Washington state legalized gay marriage last year.
WASHINGTON - Hollywood studios have won a copyright case against Hotfile Corp. after a Florida judge on Tuesday ordered the file-hosting website to pay $80 million in damages.
PORTLAND, Oregon - The first reports of illness trickled in, just as they always do, to the offices of William "Bill" Keene, Oregon's top food safety sleuth. The outbreak involved a potentially deadly strain of E. coli. Keene and his colleagues sprang into action, interviewing victims on the phone. What had they eaten? Where? When?
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the state Revenue Department in a dispute over how Bresnan Communications property is assessed for tax purposes.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals on Tuesday unanimously rejected a bid by a company to establish an online-only charter school for students whose parents opt out of existing public school classrooms.
PARIS - A French court on Monday ordered a trial for carmaker Daimler AG and industrial conglomerate Lagardere SCA as well as executives for Airbus parent EADS in an insider trading investigation dating back to 2006.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Two daughters of a Columbia man in a wheelchair who was struck and killed by a dump truck last year have sued the truck driver and the company for which he was working.
BOISE, Idaho - A south-central Idaho company is appealing a ruling in bankruptcy court saying it must pay nearly $1 million after breaching a cattle-feeding contract.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A closely watched lawsuit in Ohio is asking a question that's burning in cities and towns throughout shale country: Can regulations in states eager for the jobs and tax revenues that come with gas and oil drilling trump local restrictions that communities say protect them from haphazard development?
NEW YORK - When Congress passed a law in 2009 effectively banning mail-order deliveries of cigarettes, it was expected to snuff out entrepreneurs on New York's Indian reservations who were selling millions of cartons, tax-free, to consumers in high-tax states.