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  • AT&T, Verizon win government telecom contract

    AT&T, Verizon win government telecom contract

    Business Law 03/29/2007

    [##_1L|1145417886.jpg|width="150" height="139" alt=""|_##]The U.S. General Services Administration cast Sprint Nextel Corp. <S.N> aside and picked AT&T Inc. <T.N>, Qwest Communications International Inc. <Q.N> and Verizon Commun...

  • Data Theft Believed to Be Biggest Hack

    Data Theft Believed to Be Biggest Hack

    Business Law 03/29/2007

    A hacker or hackers stole data from at least 45.7 million credit and debit cards of shoppers at off-price retailers including T.J. Maxx and Marshalls in a case believed to be the largest such breach of consumer information.For the first time since di...

  • Investors Continue to Challenge Dean Food

    Investors Continue to Challenge Dean Food

    Business Law 03/26/2007

    [##_1L|1206532251.jpg|width="90" height="119" alt=""|_##]Socially concerned investors for the second year in a row have filed a shareholder proposal asking Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) to report to shareholders how it is responding to widespread concern...

  • Recall of pet food hits close to home

    Recall of pet food hits close to home

    Business Law 03/19/2007

    More than 60 million cans of dog and cat food sold under dozens of brand names were recalled on Saturday after being linked to the deaths of 10 animals.The food was manufactured by Menu Foods, of Streetsville, Ontario, which makes wet food sold as st...

  • Downtown Los Angeles Revival Going Strong

    Downtown Los Angeles Revival Going Strong

    Business Law 02/14/2007

    Downtown Los Angeles is undergoing a real estate revival of epic proportions. And the Los Angeles Urban Redevelopment Group and its people are in the thick of it. In just the last few years, the number of downtown residents has increased by over 30%,...

  • BP Settles Suit Over 2 Refinery Deaths

    BP Settles Suit Over 2 Refinery Deaths

    Business Law 11/09/2006

    The world's third largest publicly traded oil company BP Plc, agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman whose parents died in a Texas refinery explosion, woman's lawyer said. Though the terms of the agreement were confidential, BP set aside $1.6 ...

  • Employee of U.S. Military Contractor Pleads Guilty

    Employee of U.S. Military Contractor Pleads Guilty

    Business Law 11/06/2006

    WASHINGTON - (USDOJ) A former employee of a construction company that has contracts with the U.S. Air Force in Iraq, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan to a one-count criminal information, the Department of Just...

  • Record Companies Sues Parent and Her Kids

    Record Companies Sues Parent and Her Kids

    Business Law 11/02/2006

    Five record companies, represented by the Recording Industry Association of America, filed a lawsuit in federal court in White Plains on Wednesday against Patricia Santangelo's son and daughter, accusing them of pirating songs over the Internet.The l...

  • Angelina Jolie May Sue Ex-Partner Over Funds

    Angelina Jolie May Sue Ex-Partner Over Funds

    Business Law 11/01/2006

    A lawsuit may be filed on behalf of Angelina Jolie, the Hollywood actress, against the head of a Cambodian aid group she alleges misappropriated her donations.Trevor Neilson, who is the philanthropic and political advisor for Jolie and partner Brad P...