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AT&T to pay $105 million to settle charges it ‘crammed’ phone bills

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc has agreed to pay $ 105 million to settle allegations that it put unauthorized charges on customers' cell phone bills, a practice known as cramming, the Federal Trade Commission said … Continue reading

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Hackers face US charges for allegedly stealing Xbox, army technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four members of a computer hacking ring were charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $ 100 million in Xbox technology, Apache helicopter training software and other intellectual property, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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EU divided over how to end mobile roaming charges

By Julia Fioretti and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Agreeing on the best way to end mobile roaming charges in Europe is proving a difficult task among EU member states who are keen to deliver on their commitment to consumers … Continue reading

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‘Jersey Shore’ star ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino indicted on tax charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, star of reality TV show “Jersey Shore,” and his brother have been charged with not properly paying taxes on $ 8.9 million in income, according to an indictment handed down on Wednesday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges in Jordan – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges in JordanTelegraph.co.ukA Jordanian military court has acquitted radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada on terrorism charges for his role in plotting attacks against Americans and Israelis. The decision was handed down in the case … Continue reading

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EU antitrust chief reverses decision, says Google must improve offer or face charges

The European Union's antitrust commissioner today said that Google will face charges unless it improves its proposal to settle a four-year antitrust probe. In a speech published Tuesday, Joaquin Alumnia said that complaints from competitors "have given us fresh evidence and … Continue reading

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Charlie Shrem to plead guilty to federal charges related to Bitcoin transactions

One of the most prominent names in Bitcoin will plead guilty to multiple federal charges in a New York court next Thursday, September 4th. According to Reuters, Charlie Shrem, an entrepreneur who's made millions off of Bitcoin, has made a plea deal … Continue reading

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Drug charges dropped against man over Seymour Hoffman’s death: New York Times

(Reuters) – The Manhattan district attorney has dropped drug-selling charges against a jazz musician and friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an accidental drug overdose in February, the New York Times newspaper reported. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Drug charges dropped against man over Seymour Hoffman’s death: New York Times

(Reuters) – The Manhattan district attorney has dropped drug-selling charges against a jazz musician and friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an accidental drug overdose in February, the New York Times newspaper reported. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on ‘Bogus’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

AsiaOne Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on 'Bogus' ChargesRadio Free Asia“The harassment, arbitrary arrest, and unjust prosecution [of the three] follow an all-too-familiar script that illustrates Vietnam's failure to comply with its international human rights obligations”, said Paris-based International … Continue reading

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