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2015-01-12 16:21:07

The $27.5 Million Fine is the Largest Penalty Ever Assessed Against a Property and Casualty Insurer by the California Insurance Commissioner SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan.

2014-12-19 12:29:15

Settlement Requires Company To Pay Fines to States and FCC WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-16 16:24:13

First-ever "Map of Great Places to Eat" designed as shortcut to Michelin-recommended dining in New York, San Francisco and Chicago NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-11-25 12:31:19

FTC Also Charges Los Angeles Ad Agency with Promoting Console through Deceptive Twitter Endorsements WASHINGTON, Nov.

telemarketing scam
2014-11-20 09:19:29

At the behest of the US Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has ordered a pair of telemarketing firms to be shut down, accusing them of scamming customers out of $120 million by providing bogus technical support.

2014-11-19 00:20:20

Consumer Federation of California today called on Uber to fire Senior Vice President Emil Michael, after news reports revealed that Mr. Michael recently suggested at a dinner attended by journalist that the $18 billion corporation should spend a million dollars on an investigation to dig up dirt on reporters who run uncomplimentary news stories.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.