Patent holding company Klausner sues Cisco, Avaya over visual voicemail patent

Klausner sues Cisco, Avaya over voicemail patent

NEW YORK — Patent holding company Klausner Technologies Inc. said Wednesday it has sued Cisco Systems Inc. and Avaya Inc. for infringement on a visual voicemail patent.

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Buffalo DA: Grand jury charges Blackhawks star Kane with misdemeanor assault in cabbie attack

DA: Blackhawks star Kane indicted in cabbie attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A district attorney says Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has been indicted on misdemeanor assault and theft charges in connection with an attack on cab driver over a fare dispute in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Customer files lawsuit against Wells Fargo over reductions in home equity lines of credit

Wells Fargo sued over home equity lines of credit

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo is facing a lawsuit claiming the bank illegally reduced the size of customers’ home equity lines of credit.

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Microsoft seeks stay on Word sale ban

NEW YORK - Microsoft Tuesday sought stay on a court injunction which bars it from selling its popular Word document creation software in the US for violating a patent belonging to a Canadian company.

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Creditors committee for “Old Chrysler” files lawsuit over split with Daimler

“Old Chrysler” creditors sue Daimler

NEW YORK — Chrysler LLC’s creditors have filed a lawsuit against Daimler AG charging that the German automaker unlawfully stripped billions of dollars in assets from the U.S. carmaker before selling it to a private equity firm.

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NY attorney general: Debt collector went overboard with sexual threats and harassment

NY: Debt collector used sex threats, harassment

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general said Tuesday he is trying to shut down a debt collector whose employees used outrageous tactics in several states, such as threatening to sexually attack one debtor’s daughter, berating people as drunks and deadbeats, and bullying others with threats of arrest.

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Prominent racehorse breeder Ernest Paragallo arraigned on 35 counts of animal cruelty

Horse breeder arraigned on animal cruelty charges

CATSKILL, N.Y. — Horse breeder Ernest Paragallo, who was banned from racing after 177 malnourished horses were seized in a raid of his upstate New York farm, has been arraigned on 35 counts of animal cruelty.

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NY man sentenced to 25 years in prison for hate crime slaying of transgender woman

NY man gets 25 years for transgender hate killing

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — An upstate New York man has been sentenced to the maximum 25 years in prison for the hate crime killing of a transgender woman.

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NRI meeting to seek changes in Indian property laws

NEW YORK - The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will pressure the Indian government to amend property laws to protect the interests of NRIs at its annual conference here this week.

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Jury in NYC convicts former Wall Street broker in nearly $1B subprime mortgage fraud

Ex-Wall St. broker convicted in $1B subprime fraud

NEW YORK — A former Wall Street broker has been convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud after investors lost nearly $1 billion in a subprime mortgage fraud.

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