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Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.<p>The amount was close to the $10 million his attorneys said …

Corruption

'This is my name': businesses called Alphabet react to Google’s rebranding

Google restructuring pushes companies’ search results right down the page – with alphabet.com, owned by BMW, reviewing ‘trademark infringement’<p>One day after Google’s reorganisation under the umbrella brand Alphabet, you have to dig through three pages of internet search results just to find a …

Google Is Now Alphabet, And That Spells Big Things For Healthcare

If you’re searching for reasons why Google has renamed itself Alphabet, here’s one: It positions the tech company to expand into health care, which could be very healthy for its long-term fortunes.<p>Google’s health care ambitions are no secret. In the past year alone, the company has teased a pill …

Autonomous Vehicle

Police: Video shows Ferguson shooting suspect with gun

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> Crowds scatter and duck for cover around him. But a man in a white T-shirt sprints forward, waving what appears to be a gun in his hand.<p>Investigators say that image, captured in a surveillance video released by the St. Louis County Police on Tuesday, shows the chaotic …

Justice

Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water

In Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, towns that are downstream from the old gold mine where contaminated wastewater spewed into a river have shut off their water supplies' connections to the spill. Two rivers will remain closed until at least Monday, officials say.<p>The spill began last Wednesday, when …

Pollution

China has unexpectedly devalued its currency in an attempt to boost exports and revive its economy

After years of steadily strengthening its currency, China has decided that it would rather use the yuan to boost its economy after all.<p>That’s the decision it made today (Aug. 11) when the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) devalued the yuan by 1.9% against the dollar. The yuan fell to 6.32 against the …

China

Even Doubled, America’s Gas Tax Would Be Low by World Standards

Eric Jaffe, City Lab<p>Aug. 11, 2015, 8:39 a.m.<p>The fed­er­al gas tax that pays for Amer­ica’s high­ways hasn’t been raised in dec­ades, but that doesn’t …

Hamas

US intervenes in lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has intervened in a lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks that have killed Americans, advising a judge that requiring a hefty bond payment in the case could financially destabilize the Palestinian government.<p>The filing comes in a case in New York City, …

Palestinian Authority

SEC says hacked news releases were used to make illegal trades

An international network of hackers gained access to computer systems of business-newswire services to pull inside information from pending merger announcements, netting more than $100 million in illicit profits, according to federal indictments and a civil complaint unveiled Tuesday morning.<p>The …

Corruption

Criminal Charges Filed In Massive Alleged Cyber Insider Trading Ring

Federal authorities announced criminal charges against a massive alleged insider trading ring that reaped tens of millions of dollars in illicit profits by gaining unauthorized access to – and subsequently trading on – news releases announcing various mergers and acquisitions in numerous …

Corruption

Global Oil Prices Drop After China Devalues Yuan

Oil fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after No. 2 consumer China devalued its currency, raising questions about its demand for crude, while a new estimate showed non-OPEC producers more resilient than expected in keeping output up despite low prices.<p>U.S. crude hit contract lows, trading less …

American Petroleum Institute

Michael Johnson: 'Everybody knows I won that fight'

Michael Johnson walked into UFC Fight Night on Saturday confident that he would get a win over another top 15 opponent and take one step closer to a title shot.<p>When the fight was over, Johnson felt even better because he beat opponent Beneil Dariush to the punch again and again during their three …

Soccer