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  • Time Warner -- fighting the good fight? -- gets sued anyway

    Time Warner -- fighting the good fight? -- gets sued anyway
    The folks at CBS headquarters had to be celebrating Thursday after three Time Warner Cable customers filed a would-be class-action lawsuit against the pay-TV operator for dropping CBS and Showtime. The complaint by three subscribers in Southern...
  • Michael Jackson thought his face was disfigured, Debbie Rowe says

    Michael Jackson thought his face was disfigured, Debbie Rowe says
    After 3 1/2 months of sometimes tedious testimony from medical experts and accountants, theĀ  Michael Jackson wrongful-death trial took a deeply personal turn this week as the singer’s ex-wife provided emotional testimony about his eccentric life and...
  • Airlines' attorneys eager to fight U.S. over merger

    Airlines' attorneys eager to fight U.S. over merger
    A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court. The Justice...
  • U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger

    U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger
    After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history. The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
  • US Airways-American Airlines merger bad for travelers, U.S. says

    US Airways-American Airlines merger bad for travelers, U.S. says
    The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said. Baer, who heads the Justice...
  • Appeals court deals setback to L.A. County in storm-water case

    Appeals court deals setback to L.A. County in storm-water case
    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a setback to Los Angeles County on Thursday in a long-running lawsuit over storm-water pollution. The Natural Resources Defense Council and Santa Monica Baykeeper -- now Los Angeles Waterkeeper -- sued the...
  • Jackson's reps not given copy of Murray's contract, attorney says

    Jackson's reps not given copy of Murray's contract, attorney says
    An attorney for AEG Live testified Wednesday at the Michael Jackson wrongful-death lawsuit trial that all three drafts of Dr. Conrad Murray’s contracts were sent to the concert promoter’s general counsel, but none to the pop star’s...
  • Mortgage holders sue Richmond over eminent domain plan

    Mortgage holders sue Richmond over eminent domain plan
    Wall Street firms are directing a lawsuit aimed at blocking the city of Richmond’s proposed use of eminent domain to write down mortgage loans for certain residents. Richmond last week became the first city in the country to press forward with the...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger jury seeks clarification on aiding and abetting

    'Whitey' Bulger jury seeks clarification on aiding and abetting
    BOSTON — As jurors in the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger started their second day of deliberations on Wednesday, they asked the judge for clarification on the culpability of someone who helps in the...
  • Memo alleges race was discussed in L.A. council district mapmaking

    Memo alleges race was discussed in L.A. council district mapmaking
    A high-level staffer to Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks has alleged that an aide to Council President Herb Wesson dismissed a plan for redrawing political boundaries by saying it would put “too many Mexicans” into Wesson’s...
  • Federal judge keeps blocking part of Wisconsin abortion law

    Federal judge keeps blocking part of Wisconsin abortion law
    A federal judge has extended a preliminary injunction blocking part of a new Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The order, issued Friday by U.S. District Judge William Conley, stems from a...