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Former Northwest Employees Sue Delta Over Pay Discrepancy

A half-dozen Delta Air Lines flight attendants sued the carriers for what they say is discrimination in the form of smaller profit-sharing paychecks for former Northwest Airlines employees, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Former Enron CEO Denied Permission to Attend Son's Funeral

Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO of Enron, was denied temporary release from prison to attend his son%u2019s funeral, CNBC reported. John Taylor "J.T." Skilling was found dead at his home in Santa Ana, California, last week. The cause of the college sophomore%u2019s death is undetermined, pending a toxicology report.

Are Attorneys Illegally Outsourcing Foreclosure Work?

Two foreclosure middlemen, LPS Default Solutions and Prommis Solutions, are accused of illegally paying non-attorneys to practice law so banks and law firms could save on document filing costs. It's more than a money issue -- the errors these rushed non-attorneys are making may lead to another messy stage of the mortgage meltdown.

Bank of America Hit With Foreclosure Lawsuit

Bank of America Corp. (BAC) is the subject of a lawsuit that accuses the bank of hiding foreclosure problems that contributed to a drop in its share price. The suit, filed by a union benefit plan, says Bank of America concealed problems in its recording of mortgages, Reuters reported. This damaged investors when the company suspended foreclosure proceedings last year, the suit says.

Intel Settles Legal Dispute With Nvidia for $1.5 Billion

Intel Corp. (INTC) agreed to pay rival Nvidia (NVDA) $1.5 billion so that the chip giant can use Nvidia technology. The deal ends a legal battle between the two companies. Intel had previously sued Nvidia over the right to keep making an Intel-designed chip, BBC News reported. Nvidia then counter-sued.