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2011-06-20 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge ordered a Florida nutritional supplement company to pay more than $5.4 million to St. Louis Rams linebacker David Vobora who took a contaminated supplement that led to a four-game National Football League suspension in 2009, the player's legal team announced today. On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Rodney W. Sippel of the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that Anti-Steroid Program, LLC, also known as S.W.A.T.S, intentionally...

2011-06-07 07:39:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A class action alleging Forest Labs (NYSE: FRX) pharmaceutical sales representatives were unlawfully denied overtime pay has been certified by a New York federal court, The Ottinger Firm, P.C., announced today. U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley, of the Southern District of New York, granted the plaintiffs' motion for conditional collective action certification under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The national "opt-in" class...

2011-05-13 11:00:00

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As has been previously disclosed, Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) (the "Company" or "Thor") has been subject to a Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") review since 2007 regarding the facts and circumstances giving rise to the restatement of its previously issued financial statements as of July 31, 2006 and 2005, and for each of the years in the three-year period ended July 31, 2006, and the financial results in each of the...

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2011-05-11 05:55:00

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled a new work plan on Tuesday to help the agency clear some 250 backlogged cases of plant and wildlife species in need of protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). According to court documents filed on Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the proposal calls for reviews of pending requests to be completed within six years. "In the more than 35 years since its passage, the...

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2011-05-04 06:25:00

A national rent-to-own company has installed software on its computers that allows it to track the keystrokes, screenshots and webcam images of customers as they use the devices, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday on behalf of a Wyoming couple. In the class action suit filed in a U.S. District Court in Erie, Pennsylvania, Brian and Crystal Byrd said that Aaron's Inc. obtained remote photographs of them, spied on their email, and tracked their online activities through a leased...

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2011-03-23 09:55:00

Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd of the U.S. district court for the Northern District of California in San Jose, in a Monday filing, ordered Steve Jobs to be deposed in the class action suit filed against Apple in 2005. Jobs is currently on medical leave to focus on his health. He is a survivor of a rare form of pancreatic cancer and has undergone a liver transplant. Lloyd ruled that Jobs has "unique, non-repetitive, first-hand knowledge about Apple's software updates in October 2004 that...

2011-03-07 00:00:03

U.S. District Court Judge Roger Vinson on Thursday stayed his decision that Obamacare is unconstitutional, but also ordered the government to file an appeal to his ruling within seven days if it wants to keep the stay in place. The following comments from health care and legal experts at The Heartland Institute "“ a free-market think tank based in Chicago "“ may be used for attribution. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 06, 2011 U.S. District Court Judge Roger Vinson in Florida on Thursday...

2011-02-24 13:48:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Even after being found guilty of a decades-long conspiracy to deceive and defraud the American people, the tobacco companies still do not want to tell the truth about their deadly and addictive products. The companies are doing everything they can to delay and weaken the public...

2011-02-17 16:09:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Noe, Executive Director of the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition, released the following statement regarding today's U.S. District Court ruling in the Eastern District of Louisiana compelling BOEMRE to act within 30 days on five pending permits related to Ensco plc: "Today, a Louisiana district court judge demanded in no uncertain terms that BOEMRE break the logjam that is stalling permits for Gulf drilling. In keeping with the...

2011-02-09 10:39:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., issued the following statement today concerning the most recent U.S. District Court order: "We are pleased that the court granted our motion to lift the stay in our patent infringement action against TiVo. The patent in this case withstood two re-exam petitions by TiVo seeking to invalidate it. We look forward to the trial." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100611/LA19624LOGO) About DISH Network DISH Network...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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