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2010-08-23 17:39:00

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. were informed today that the U.S.

2010-06-29 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A settlement with El Dorado County, Calif., will ensure the beginning of the cleanup, at an estimated cost of approximately $7 million, of the Meyers Landfill Site, located outside of the city of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., the Justice Department and U.S.

2010-06-23 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement regarding a June 21 ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Coalition for Parity Inc. v. Sebelius et.

2010-06-03 11:16:00

CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Leonard Carder, LLP: In a ruling that could have far-reaching national implications, a Federal court judge issued the first summary judgment ruling that FedEx Ground and Home Delivery drivers in Illinois are employees of the company - not independent contractors - under that state's Wage Act. U.S.

2010-05-20 11:00:00

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc., a United States Delaware corporation, today filed an antitrust lawsuit in United States District Court against General Electric Company (GE).

2010-04-27 14:17:00

NATICK, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that the U.S. District Court in Minnesota declined to accept the plea agreement between Guidant and the U.S.

2010-04-09 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS and NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge in Louisiana has ruled that a Chinese drywall manufacturer must compensate American homeowners who used its product and are now forced to tear it out because it emits noxious fumes and corrodes household wiring and plumbing. In the critical first U.S.

2010-03-24 14:17:00

City Agrees to Resolve Significant Accessibility Concerns With JATRAN WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has reached a comprehensive settlement agreement with the city of Jackson, Miss., to improve access to public transportation for individuals with disabilities, the Justice Department announced. The settlement, in the form of a consent decree, was approved by the city last night and is subject to approval by the U.S.

2010-03-11 18:15:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal court jury today found that French Door refrigerators produced by LG Electronics do not infringe a Whirlpool Corporation patent for an ice storage bin located in the door, but found that some patent claims cover certain earlier-generation LG side-by-side refrigerators that LG is no longer making.

2010-02-18 07:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys for Consumer Watchdog will appear in a federal court today to urge Judge Deny Chinn to reject the revised Google Books settlement because it remains anticompetitive and violates both U.S. and international law. The case in U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'