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| Tuesday, 29-Jul-2014 14:48 EDT
|IHOP drops acronym lawsuit
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The International House of Pancakes dropped a trademark-infringement lawsuit suit in Los Angeles against a Missouri-based church using the IHOP acronym.
Lawsuit challenges parental notification
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Alaska's new parental notification law is unfair to teenage girls seeking abortions and their doctors, a lawsuit says.
Widow settles suit over husband's cancer
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A Saskatchewan woman who received a lot of publicity in 2007 when she sued over her husband's death from cancer says she quietly settled the lawsuit months ago.
FBI gives reward for shooter of Pentagon
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The FBI says it is offering a $20,000 reward leading to the eventual conviction of whoever has been shooting at the U.S. Pentagon and other military targets.
Lawsuit: Archdiocese used dirty tricks
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Catholic church in St. Louis has sued the archdiocese's law firm, charging its lawyers turned the church's former attorney into their agent.
Pentagon: Military networks vulnerable
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Pentagon is "not where we need to be" in preventing cyberattacks against U.S. military networks in Afghanistan, the Army's cyber command chief says.
Obama salutes tolerance at 9/11 ceremony
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama said Saturday that Americans remain united and committed to liberty nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Judge nixes 2nd Ariz. immigration lawsuit
PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Arizona's tough immigration law, ruling a Tucson police officer did not have standing to challenge it.
Gates wants to roll back 'brass creep'
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates says his proposed budget cuts include getting rid of about one in 20 generals and admirals in the U.S. military.
Terrorism suspect may face death penalty
NASHVILLE, July 29 (UPI) -- The botched house attack and a subsequent slaying and rampage allegedly by a Nashville man was kept quiet pending an FBI investigation, a local rabbi said.
Pentagon pressured to cut budget
WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department finds itself pressured to rein in its spending for the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, officials said.
Ariz. immigration law has first court test
PHOENIX, July 16 (UPI) -- A court battle over Arizona's new immigration law began with opponents of the law urging a delay in enforcing it and backers urging dismissal of the lawsuit.
Immigration law could bring 2nd U.S. suit
WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday the U.S. government could file a second lawsuit against Arizona if its immigration law leads to racial profiling.
MJ's dad files wrongful death suit
LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) -- Joe Jackson's lawyer said he filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Los Angeles Friday against his late son Michael's personal physician, court records show.
Army shortens war zone deployments
WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army says it wants to reduce combat zone deployments from 12 to nine months and increase dwell time to three years.
Pentagon policy battle shifts to Senate
WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- The battle over defense issues moves to the U.S. Senate, where observers say they expect a struggle over the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Pentagon: Navy not 'soft on' F-35
WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- A top U.S. Navy officer says the Navy faces a shortfall of fighter aircraft and is "completely committed" to the next-generation F-35 strike fighter.
Immigration law base for class action suit
PHOENIX, May 18 (UPI) -- Several civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against Arizona's immigration law, which they say will lead to racial profiling and constitutional violations.
First suit filed over Ariz. immigrant law
PHOENIX, April 29 (UPI) -- A clergy group says it filed the first lawsuit challenging Arizona's controversial law requiring police to check people's immigration status.
Fossil bones at center of lawsuit dispute
BALTIMORE, April 5 (UPI) -- The discovery of 10-million-year-old fossil whale bones in a Maryland cliff has led to a lawsuit over ownership and property rights, parties to the suit say.