Iran files lawsuit against US over seized assets

 Iran has filed a lawsuit against the US demanding compensation over the seizure of $2 billion worth of the country's assets by a top American court.

Facebook to face lawsuit over its face-recognition system

Facebook to face lawsuit over its face-recognition system

The lawsuit alleges that Facebook’s biometric software violates Illinois’s biometric information privacy act by violating user privacy as it creates faceprints without explicit consent, The Verge reported.

Lawsuit filed over Facebook's plan to issue new Class C stock

Lawsuit filed over Facebook's plan to issue new Class C stock

"The issuance of the Class C stock will, in effect, have the same effect as a grant to Zuckerberg of billions of dollars in equity, for which he will pay nothing," the lawsuit said.

Microsoft lawsuit against government relies on speech, privacy rights

Microsoft lawsuit against government relies on speech, privacy rights

When the U.S. Department of Justice sought permission to search a Microsoft Hotmail account in 2014, a judge rejected one condition the agency asked for - an order preventing Microsoft from ever telling its customer about the search.

Lawsuit accuses rapper Kendrick Lamar of copying Bill Withers song

Kendrick Lamar was sued ofor allegedly copying the music.

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft Corp has sued the US government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington.

US case filed against Boeing over MH370 disappearance

The family of an MH370 passenger has brought a lawsuit against Boeing in what is believed to be the first case filed in the United States against the manufacturer of the missing plane.

Marshall Islands slam India, Pakistan over ''nuke race''

The Marshall Islands has accused India, Pakistan and Britain of failing to halt the nuclear arms race and will place the matter before the UN`s highest court next week to ensure that a lawsuit is initiated against them.

US woman sues Twitter for helping IS spread globally

US woman sues Twitter for helping IS spread globally

A Florida-based woman has filed a lawsuit against the micro-blogging site Twitter, accusing the firm of supporting the global spread of Islamic State (IS) by enabling its followers to recruit on its social media platform.

Judge `shakes off` lawsuit against Taylor Swift

Judge `shakes off` lawsuit against Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's copyright lawsuit seems to have ended on a happy note as a judge dismissed it by invoking the star's own lyrics.

Young Jeezy wins USD 5 million lawsuit

 Hip-hop star Young Jeezy has emerged victorious after beating a lawsuit from a man who maintains he is responsible for his rise to fame.

Dr Dre facing lawsuit from former housekeeper

Dr Dre facing lawsuit from former housekeeper

 Rapper Dr Dre is facing a lawsuit from his former housekeeper, who has alleged that she was bullied by two of the hip-hop star's cousins.

Lawyer for train derailment victims to sue Canadian railroad

A lawyer for most of the 47 people killed in an oil train derailment in Canada described a Canadian railroad's refusal to contribute to a settlement fund as "reprehensible" and vowed to pursue a lawsuit.

Tax fraud case: Spanish prosecutor wants 18-month prison sentence for Lionel Messi's father

Tax fraud case: Spanish prosecutor wants 18-month prison sentence for Lionel Messi's father

The Spanish prosecution asked for exoneration of Barcelona's star Lionel Messi from tax fraud charges.

Indian couple in US gets lawsuit over autistic son's behavior

An Indian couple in the US has been forced to leave their house after their neighbours filed a lawsuit against them alleging their autistic son is a "public nuisance", sparking outrage among parents of children with autism, according to a media report.

Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko's US racketeering lawsuit dismissed

A Manhattan federal judge on Friday dismissed former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko`s civil lawsuit accusing her political opponents of running a US-based racketeering enterprise that led to her imprisonment.

Sony, former workers in deal to settle lawsuit over ''Interview'' hacking

Sony, former workers in deal to settle lawsuit over ''Interview'' hacking

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc has reached a settlement agreement with nine former employees who had filed a lawsuit claiming that their personal data was stolen in a 2014 hacking tied to the studio`s release of a comedy film set in North Korea, "The Interview."

UK songwriter society sues SoundCloud over copyright: Report

Britain`s largest music copyright collective PRS for Music has sued SoundCloud for copyright infringement, saying the online audio-streaming firm did not agree on a licensing deal, the Financial Times reported.

Leonardo DiCaprio wins lawsuit against French magazine

Leonardo DiCaprio wins lawsuit against French magazine

 Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has won a lawsuit against French magazine, which claimed that he was having a baby with Rihanna.

Was Taj Mahal originally a Shiva temple? Agra lawyers claim

Was Taj Mahal originally a Shiva temple? Agra lawyers claim

A bunch of lawyers from Agra have filed a lawsuit claiming the world famous 'monument of love' Taj Mahal was originally a Shiva temple and it's ownership be transferred to Hindus.