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City-Owned Airport Can't Reject Ads Just Because They Aren't Selling A Product

If a city-owned facility is going to sell advertising space to bring in revenue, to what extent can the city restrict the content of those ads before crossing the line into government-ordered censorship? 647 more words

Alere Is Suing to Force Abbott to Complete Their $5.8 Billion Merger

Diagnostic-testing company Alere, which has agreed to be bought by Abbott Laboratories, said on Friday it filed a lawsuit, seeking to compel Abbott to obtain all antitrust approvals required to complete the deal. 201 more words

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Lawsuits Claim “100% Natural” Label On Nature Valley Granola Bars Is Deceptive

What exactly constitutes a “100% natural” food is a matter of much debate, but four new lawsuits argue that granola shouldn’t claim to be 100% natural because if contain small amounts of a common pesticide. 405 more words

Nation's Largest Privately-Owned Bank Must Return $28M To Credit Card Customers

The nation’s largest privately held bank sold its credit card customers on add-on programs intended to help cover their accounts when they faced unexpected hardships. However, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the bank deceived customers about the reality of these and other programs and has ordered it to provide nearly $28 million in relief to hundreds of thousands of affected cardholders. 874 more words

Uber offers retirement plans to drivers as legal battle continues @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

Uber drivers are being given the opportunity to save for retirement. The ride-hailing company announced today that drivers in several cities will be offered retirement plans through Betterment, an automated investment service.

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Accusing Starbucks Of Putting Too Much Ice In Iced Coffee

If you feel like you’re getting too much ice and not enough coffee in your Starbucks iced beverages, well, we’ve got some bad news for you: a judge has ruled the chain hasn’t done anything wrong. 358 more words

Judge: Starbucks is not cheating customers by putting ice in cold drinks

Alexander Forouzesh felt cheated by all the ice Starbucks was putting in his cold drinks.

It’s downright fraudulent, he argued, to say you’re serving a 12 ounce beverage when there aren’t 12 ounces of drinkable liquid in it. 291 more words

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