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Giacometti art trove at center of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

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  • Jul 05, 2016
ZURICH A rich trove of drawings by Alberto Giacometti and photographs of the renowned sculptor and artist has been lying in sealed storage cartons in a Swiss museum for more than two years due to a legal dispute over their rightful ownership.Swiss pros...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 25, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal in shareholder suit against BP

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  • May 03, 2016
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from shareholders seeking to revive their class action lawsuit against BP claiming the British oil company misrepresented its safety procedures prior to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Th...
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Bob Dylan turns 75, with latest tour and album in the wind

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  • May 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES Rock bard Bob Dylan, forever young in the minds of baby boomers who grew up with his music, turned 75 years old on Tuesday, a little more than a week before the start of a U.S. summer tour in support of his latest album.The biggest public e...
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LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

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  • May 08, 2016
NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 20, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Craft beer fans face squeeze with hops in short supply

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  • Dec 28, 2015
BOUGHTON UNDER BLEAN, England Fans of craft beers could soon face higher bar bills as small, independent brewers face a potentially serious shortage of a vital ingredient: hops.Last summer's hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and str...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Apr 30, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Singer Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show to protest same-sex law

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  • Dec 21, 2015
Canadian singer Bryan Adams has canceled a show in Mississippi this week to protest a new state law that lets people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the rocker said in a statement. "I cannot in good conscience perform in a ...
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Canadian oil production trickles back as wildfire threat eases

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  • May 11, 2016
EDMONTON, Alberta Oil sands companies around the Canadian energy center of Fort McMurray began to restart operations on Tuesday after an out-of-control wildfire forced a week-long shutdown.Top provincial and industry officials said production in much o...
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