(CN) - The husband of a former Bollywood starlet appears on a blockbuster indictment that busts a globe-hopping narcotics ring whose exploits allegedly came to an end after U.S. informants embedded in a Kenyan crime family.
(CN) - Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group said Thursday that they agreed to settle a dispute about online sales, apparently ending, for a few years anyway, a struggle that caught worldwide attention.
LAS VEGAS (CN) - Kickbacks from strip clubs are a way of life for Las Vegas cab drivers - they even have a website to tell them how much the clubs are paying - and Uncle Sam takes a cut.
MANHATTAN (CN) - On their way to trial in a minimum-wage dispute, Rick's Cabaret strippers will have $10.8 million in their G-strings before their trial even starts, thanks to a Friday ruling that endorses their expert witness and their view on "Dance Dollars."
MANHATTAN (CN) - Scoffing at the idea that Paramount pulled a fast one on high-powered insurers and hedge funds that invested in a slate of films that flopped a decade ago, a federal judge had three pointed words.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The First Amendment protects the National Geographic Channel from a legal battle between a documentary producer and actor David Hasselhoff over two films about the Berlin Wall, a judge ruled.
PASADENA, Calif. (CN) - A federal judge made the right move in dismissing Stan Lee Media's claims that comic book legend Stan Lee infringed on intellectual property rights by licensing characters Lee created, a panel for the 9th Circuit ruled.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" publisher Activision was dismissed Monday, when a judge ruled that the video game is a protected under free speech rights.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The Goo Goo Dolls' longtime drummer claims the band wrongfully fired him as he took a tour break for the birth of his twins last year.
NASHVILLE (CN) - Country singer Tim McGraw and his daughter Gracie were sued for a car collision that occurred nearly a year ago.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Aided by two prominent law firms, the family of Betty Boop creator Max Fleischer filed meritless trademark lawsuits to scare off competitors, a Nevada company claims in court.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) - A man who claims he invested $20,000 in the "LMAO All-Star Comedy" show but never saw any of the profits when it sold to a third party has sued the show's creator in state court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A writer-director who planned to release a Danny Trejo vigilante flick called "Vengeance" just two weeks before Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills," claims that Rodriguez's camp sabotaged a mobile application tie-in with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - R&B singer Keyshia Cole attacked Birdman's personal assistant in a jealous rage that injured her hands, face and mouth, the assistant claims in a $1 million lawsuit.
DENVER (CN) - TV personality Nancy Grace defamed a man by claiming he left "a textbook serial killer's calling card" at a woman's home, though he was nowhere near the place, the man claims in court.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Marvel asked a federal judge to subpoena Google regarding the leak of the film "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Family members in a long battle over John Steinbeck's works filed competing lawsuits over stage rights to "Of Mice and Men" and movie adaptations of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden."
LOS ANGELES (CN) - An intellectual property firm asked a judge to rule on a legal dispute between Jimi Hendrix's stepsister and a former bassist for Earth, Wind and Fire over ownership of Hendrix's Black Widow acoustic guitar.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (CN) - "Howard's End" director James Ivory says in a federal lawsuit that a former associate made off with nearly $1 million Merchant Ivory Productions should have received from the sale of a Parisian apartment and office.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - An extra who played the "spindly porter" in James Cameron's "Titanic" has dropped his remaining claims against the director's Lightstorm Entertainment.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CN) - As Tom Cruise took on careless reporting, Radar Online doubled down by lying about his former bodyguard, a federal complaint alleges.
(CN) - CBS says producer Three Lions Entertainment owes it nearly $2.5 million for airing the program "Fashion Rocks" in September.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A shooting game mobile app is a "slavish" copy of a rival's game, except for changing the prey from deer to people, the maker of "Deer Hunter" claims in court.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Bravo is screwing two creators of "Real Housewives" out of royalties for the hit series and its spinoffs, a lawsuit in New York County Supreme Court alleges.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Since he published the only firsthand account on the Osama bin Laden raid two years ago, Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette has been trailed by controversy and federal agents, and the warrior blames his publisher's lawyers for the aggravation.
MANHATTAN (CN) - In a city where landmarks routinely shutter to make room for condominiums, an septuagenarian art dealer who discovered Jean-Michel Basquiat and other giants has another gripe about development run amok.
PHOENIX (CN) - "Poolhall Junkies" director Mars Callahan and his business partner threatened to shoot the CEO of an online distribution company in the head after they were fired for looting corporate funds, the company claims in court.
(CN) - The proposed $375 million merger of leading cinema advertisers will eliminate important competition, a Monday federal lawsuit by the Justice Department alleges.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The movie "American Hustle" defamed science writer Paul Brodeur by falsely attributing pseudoscience to him in a scene, the former New Yorker staff writer claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Citing Casey Kasem's children's belief that their mother may have been "involved" in his death, MetLife asked a judge to decide who gets his $2 million life insurance policy.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - FilmOn.com, a video content streamer, claims in court that online ad tracker DoubleVerify cost it "millions of dollars" by defaming it as a copyright violator and "adult content" distributor.
Onion Inc., owner of the satirical news site the Onion and the entertain- ment site the A.V. Club, has hired a financial adviser for a possible sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Read more from Bloomberg.
CBS alerted viewers that Dish Network could pluck out the Eye in certain markets, in the latest dispute to hit the pay-TV biz. Read more from Variety.
"High Maintenance," a web series on Vimeo about the many customers of a Brooklyn marijuana dealer, has won a devoted following and plenty of critical acclaim. But will viewers pay to watch it? Read more from The New York Times.
Subscriber defections begin to hit satellite TV; price of bills cited. Read more from The Wall Street Journal.
Amid a boycott and bicoastal culture clash, Amazon has created a new model of publishing. Where does that leave authors? Read more from Seattle Weekly.
President Obama on Monday called for the government to aggressively regulate Internet service providers such as Verizon and Comcast, treating broadband like a public utility as essential as water, phone service and electricity. Read more from The Washington Post.
AMC Networks has turned "The Walking Dead" into a bullhorn for airing its grievance with DirecTV. The cabler sounded the alarm during Sunday's episode that its carriage agreement with the satcaster is due to expire at year's end - before the zombie drama's fifth season closer airs next year. Read more from Variety.
Here's a spooky/scary mystery for TV executives: Where did all my viewers go? Bernstein Research's Todd Juenger thinks he knows: Reed Hastings has them. Read more from Re/Code.
Universal Studios is the first advertiser to pay for ad space within Snapchat. Read more from Re/Code.
Fundraiser for Anonabox far exceeded expectations, but raised security questions. Read more from Ars Technica.
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, said he's buying shares of Netflix because the online-streaming service will probably be acquired. Read more from Bloomberg.
Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist cultural critic who has become a target of harassment by gamers, canceled a public speech scheduled for Wednesday after the college holding the event received threats of violence. Read more from The New York Times.
Ghanaian actor Van Vicker has revealed he will sue the website responsible for a recent false publication about him. Read more from Ghana Web.
Universal Studios said on Monday it had sealed an agreement to open a $3.3 billion theme park in Beijing, the culmination of a 13-year effort to enter China's fast-growing entertainment market. Read more from Reuters.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. and Apollo Global Management finalized an agreement to create a TV-production venture, combining the makers of "The Biggest Loser" and "Big Brother." Read more from Bloomberg.