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2008-07-02 18:00:11

By Jon Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 2--The California Public Employees' Retirement System this morning reached a $895 million settlement in a 2-year-old class-action lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group, a Minneapolis-based health insurer, over the backdating of stock options. The settlement is believed to be the largest of its kind. CalPERS and Alaska Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry Pension Trust were the lead plaintiffs in a the lawsuit filed in Minnesota federal court over...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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