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Parties to pay $22.6M to settle whistleblower suit

JACKSON, Miss. — The Justice Department said two companies and three individuals have agreed to pay $22.6 million as part of a whistleblower lawsuit that accused them of rigging a contract at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The 2009 lawsuit, ...

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4th Circuit hears ex-SEC lawyer’s appeal

RICHMOND, Va. — A former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer’s conviction in a series of multimillion dollar pump-and-dump stock fraud schemes should be thrown out because of improper testimony by expert witnesses at his trial, the man’s attorney told a ...

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Federal court tosses lawsuits over health reform

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court in Virginia dismissed two lawsuits Thursday that had claimed President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was unconstitutional, though it remains likely the U.S. Supreme Court will eventually decide whether the government can force ...

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AT&T, T-Mobile pledge to bring 5,000 jobs to U.S.

WASHINGTON — AT&T Inc. is pledging to bring 5,000 wireless call center jobs, currently based abroad, back to the U.S. if it is allowed to proceed with its proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA. The company is also promising ...

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Appeals court strikes health insurance requirement

ATLANTA — A federal appeals court panel on Friday struck down the requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul package that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties. The divided three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit ...

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