Former Harrah’s worker accused of cover-up in alleged Roethlisberger rape wants suit dismissed

Harrah’s worker wants Roethlisberger suit halted

RENO, Nev. — A former Harrah’s employee has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of raping another worker and alleges that managers of the Lake Tahoe hotel-casino covered up the assault.

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Allstate settles class-action suit after 10 years over medical bill review process

Allstate settles suit after 10 years

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Allstate Corp. said Monday that it has settled a class-action lawsuit over the calculations of medical expenses, nearly 10 years after the suit was filed.

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3 Ohio pension funds, shareholders to get $115M over claims against AIG

Pension funds, others to share $115M in AIG case

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former American International Group Inc. CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg and others have agreed to pay $115 million to settle fraud claims in a lawsuit filed on behalf of three Ohio state pension funds and shareholders across the country.

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AP source: Convicted priest called before grand jury in probe of LA archdiocese

AP source: Ex-priest called before grand jury

LOS ANGELES — A former Roman Catholic priest imprisoned for sexually molesting children has been called to testify before a federal grand jury investigating how the Archdiocese of Los Angeles handled claims of abuse, a person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press on Friday.

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Okla. attorney general risks political career in taking on poultry industry to save watershed

Okla. attorney general takes on poultry industry

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — It’s hard to picture the crystal-clear Illinois River that Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson remembers from his youth, how he could look to the bottom and spot a dime, no matter how deep the water.

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Microsoft ordered to stop selling Word in US

WASHINGTON/TORONTO - A US judge has ordered Microsoft to stop selling its popular Word document creation application in the country in 60 days after finding that the software contains technology that violates a patent held by a third party.

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Chicago TV judge to hear case of 5-legged puppy that was saved from Coney Island animal show

Chicago TV judge to hear 5-legged puppy case

CHICAGO — The case of a puppy that used to have five legs and was saved from a Coney Island animal show is going before a court TV judge in Chicago.

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Daughter of former Egyptian president Sadat slams US movie for naming dog after her father

Sadat’s daughter takes on Hollywood movie

CAIRO —The daughter of Egypt’s former president Anwar Sadat has filed a complaint against the makers of “I Love You Man,” a 2009 Dreamworks film, for naming a dog after her father, her lawyer said Saturday.

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Roethlisberger says he knew nothing of Nevada casino hostess’ claims he raped her a year ago

Roethlisberger says he’ll fight rape allegations

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger vowed Thursday to fight a Lake Tahoe casino hostess’ rape allegations against him, calling them “false and vicious.”

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Nevada law enforcement has no plans to investigate rape claim against Roethlisberger

Deputy: No plans to investigate Roethlisberger

RENO, Nev. — Law enforcement officials in Nevada have no intention of opening a criminal investigation into allegations Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raped a woman at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino a year ago, the sheriff’s department said Wednesday.

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