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  • US woman sues Facebook over 'revenge porn' images 28 minutes ago

    New York: A woman in the US has filed a $123 million case against social networking site Facebook for not deleting "revenge porn" images uploaded by her old friend. According to the lawsuit, Facebook ignored repeated requests from Texas-based Meryem Ali to remove lewd images purported to be of her, uploaded...
  • Shocking video of Angelina Jolie from 'dark' heroin addiction days resurfaces; the actress to sue a tabloid July 14, 2014

    If reports are anything to go by Angelina Jolie has taken legal action against The Daily Mail for publishing a video which was taken about 15 years back. The man who shot the footage, a former drug dealer named Franklin Meyer, alleges Jolie was one of his clients and the...
  • Porshe sued over crash that killed Paul Walker May 13, 2014

    The widow of the man who was driving a Porsche sports car that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker sued the automaker on Monday, claiming design flaws caused both men to die in a fiery crash in November. The wrongful death lawsuit by Kristine M Rodas says her husband was driving...
  • Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, dies at 68 April 11, 2014

    London: British comic author Sue Townsend, the creator of teenage angst-ridden 'Adrian Mole', has died after suffering a stroke. She was 68. Penguin Books confirmed on Friday that Townsend died in Leicester, central England, a day earlier. Born in Leicester, Townsend left school at 15, married at 18, and by 23 was...
  • Man sues McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after he was given only one napkin with his meal March 1, 2014

    A customer has decided to sue McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after the fast food giant gave him only one napkin with his meal, The Mirror reported. The customer, Webster Lucas, said he was rebuffed by the staff of McDonald's when he visited a McDonald's restaurant in Pacoima, California, on January...
  • Chinese man becomes first to sue government over smog February 25, 2014

    A Chinese man in a smoggy northern city has become the first person in the country to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution, a state-run newspaper reported on Tuesday. Li Guixin, a resident of Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei province, has submitted his complaint to a district court, asking...
  • 17th baby of UK's biggest family expected in April next year September 16, 2013

    Britain's biggest family is just getting a little larger as it prepares to welcome their 17th baby home. Supermom Sue Radford, a baker's wife, is expecting again - just 11 months after giving birth - and she and her husband Noel will welcome the latest addition in April next year. Sue,...
  • Microsoft, Google to sue United States government September 1, 2013

    Technology firms Microsoft and Google are set to sue the US government to win the right to reveal more information about official requests for user data in the wake of revelations by Edward Snowden, the Guardian reported on Saturday. The companies announced the lawsuit on Friday after talks with the justice...
  • Mickey Arthur sues CA over dismissal: report July 16, 2013

    Sydney: Sacked national coach Mickey Arthur is seeking up to $4 million in compensation or his job back from Cricket Australia, claiming he was racially discriminated against, local media reported on Tuesday. South African-born Arthur - Australia's first foreign head coach - was fired last month before the Ashes series after...
  • US sues S&P over pre-crisis mortgage ratings February 6, 2013

    Washington: The Obama administration on Tuesday accused Standard & Poor's of refusing to warn investors that the housing market was collapsing in 2006 because it would be bad for business. The civil charges against the credit rating agency were the administration's most aggressive action to date against those deemed responsible...
  • German bank sues DGCA, Kingfisher Airlines December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Germany's DVB Bank SE has sued aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Kingfisher Airlines to have two planes it financed for the troubled carrier deregistered, a possible first step towards recouping its funds. The case underlines the problems that leasing firms and financing companies face in...
  • Samsung files lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 5 October 2, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it filed a new lawsuit against Apple Inc in a US court, contending the iPhone 5 infringed on Samsung's patents. In a statement, Samsung said: "...we have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights." Last week,...
  • Taiwan university sues Apple over Siri patents July 30, 2012

    Taipei: A Taiwan university has filed a patent infringement suit against Apple Inc in a US court over the iPhone maker's Siri speech recognition system, which lets users place calls or perform other tasks with voice commands, and is seeking undisclosed damages. Apple is also wrestling with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd...
  • Bracken sues Cricket Australia over injury February 9, 2012

    Sydney: Former Test seamer Nathan Bracken is suing Cricket Australia, alleging negligence for failing to adequately deal with a knee injury that "ruined" his career, reports said on Thursday. Bracken, who played five Tests and 116 one-day internationals for Australia, is arguing that Cricket Australia's doctors and lead physiotherapist cannot provide...
  • Ponting to sue Indian software firm January 26, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is likely to sue an Indian software firm for using his face in a mobile phone application without permission. Ponting, who scored a brilliant 221 in the ongoing fourth and final Test against India in Adelaide, was not aware that the app was using his...
  • HTC sues Citigroup in Taiwan December 13, 2011

    Taipei: HTC Corp, the world's No.4 smartphone maker, has filed a criminal complaint against Citigroup Inc's Taiwan unit, alleging the bank published false information that led to a fall in HTC's share price, a Taiwan prosecutor said on Tuesday. HTC, whose rapid rise in the cut-throat handset industry had made it...
  • Strauss-Kahn sues media and Sarkozy aide November 23, 2011

    Paris: Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was tipped as France's next president before a US sex assault scandal spelled his downfall, is suing a top French newspaper, several magazines and a government adviser over reports about him. Lawyers acting on behalf of Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair, a former...
  • Brangelina sued by former secretary November 11, 2011

    London: Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been accused of unfair dismissal by their former secretary who is suing them for 55,000 pounds. Ana Charlotiaux worked at the couple's Chateau Miraval estate in the South of France until February 2010 dealing with phone...
  • Justin Bieber to sue fan over paternity claim November 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: Teen star Justin Bieber, who is fighting allegations that he fathered a child with his fan Mariah Yeater, is reportedly planning to take a DNA test and then sue the 20-year-old. Bieber, 17, will take the paternity after he returns from Europe and will sue Yeater if the paternity...
  • Lindsay Lohan sued for unpaid transport bill October 12, 2011

    Los Angeles: Troubled star Lindsay Lohan is being sued by a limo rental company for failing to pay for their services two years ago. Elite Transportation Limo and Security Services claims that the 25-year-old star rode with them between February 2009 to May 2009 but did not pay the bills,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 23, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Lorre to bring 'Two and a...' reboot without Sheen June 16, 2011

    Los Angeles: 'Two and a Half Men' co-creator Chuck Lorre is moving ahead with a reboot of the popular show without Charlie Sheen. Lorre is planning to give Jon Cryer a significant part in the new series besides introducing a new, yet-to-be-cast character. The time is running out for the CBS presentation...
  • Aus to sue CWG organisers over unpaid bills January 20, 2011

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment for India, Australia has decided to sue Commonwealth Games organisers over the unpaid bills. Australia has decided to take strict action against Suresh Kalmadi and the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has said that the Commonwealth Games still owes "a six-figure sum"...
  • Indian American executive indicted in $31 mn fraud January 21, 2010

    Washington: A former Indian American executive of Koss Corp, accused of using her position to fraudulently obtain more than $31 million from the stereo headphone manufacturer, has been indicted on six counts of wire fraud. In what was described as one of the largest embezzlement cases in the US, a...
  • Chinese company to sue Google over name July 15, 2007

    Beijing: A Chinese company is suing Google's China subsidiary for copying its name, saying the US search engine's registered Chinese name is too similar to its own and has harmed its operations. A spokesman for Beijing Guge Science and Technology Ltd. Co. said Google's commercial name had led to the company...
  • Viacom sues YouTube for $1 bn June 16, 2007

    New York: In a clash of giants, media conglomerate Viacom is suing popular video sharing website YouTube and its parent Google for more than $1 billion, accusing the ambitious online portal of "massive international copyright violation." Though other entertainment companies too have complained against copyright violations, this is first time that...
  • Apple sued over iPhone name June 16, 2007

    San Francisco: Network giant Cisco has sued Apple for trademark infringement, saying that it owned the rights to the name iPhone – the mobile device unveiled to ecstatic reviews by Apple. Cisco on Wednesday said it had filed a suit in a federal court in San Francisco, and that it had...
  • Cancer-cola? Coke sued in US August 26, 2006

    Washington: The Coca-Cola Co was sued on Friday as part of an effort to force soft drink makers to eliminate ingredients in their products that can form cancer-causing benzene. The complaint against the soft drink giant came as two smaller companies settled a lawsuit over benzene, which is linked to leukemia. "I...