Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Mehmet Oz sue businesses over alleged false endorsements in Internet ads

Oprah and Dr. Oz sue over false endorsements

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Mehmet Oz are suing more than 50 businesses, saying they had used their names and images to sell beauty products and dietary supplements without permission.

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President of nation’s oldest black sorority accused of receiving $500,000 in 2 months

Sorority members allege more questionable payments

WASHINGTON — Members of the nation’s oldest black sorority are alleging more financial misdeeds by their president, who is already accused of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of the group’s money on questionable expenses, including a wax statue of herself.

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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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APNewsBreak: Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony alleges former business manager misappropriated funds

APNewsBreak: Anthony sues former business manager

DENVER — Carmelo Anthony is suing his former business manager, alleging he misappropriated more than $2 million of the Denver Nuggets star’s assets.

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NY AG files civil suit against Charles Schwab over sale of auction-rate securities

NY AG sues Charles Schwab over securities sales

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit Monday against the brokerage unit of Charles Schwab Corp., claiming the firm misled customers about the safety of auction-rate securities.

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Conn. hotel owner expresses sympathy after its attorneys said raped woman was careless

Conn. hotel has sympathy for rape victim suing it

STAMFORD, Conn. — The owner of a Connecticut hotel where a woman was raped at gunpoint in front of her children is expressing “regret” and “sympathy” after hotel lawyers said in court documents she was careless and negligent.

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Drug wholesalers and insurers sue Merck, saying Singulair patent is invalid and inflates price

Merck sued over patent on allergy drug Singulair

NEW YORK — The battle over the patent on Merck and Co.’s allergy and asthma drug Singulair, the best-selling drug of one of the world’s largest drug makers, continued Friday as a group of drug distributors and health insurers sued Merck.

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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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First US swine flu victim’s family to sue for $40 mn

NEW YORK - The family of the first fatal swine flu victim in New York has filed papers in court with the intention of suing the local government for $40 million, news reports said Wednesday.

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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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