Floyd Landis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30730/all en French court throws out EDF guilty verdict in hacking case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/french-court-throws-out-edf-guilty-verdict-hacking-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Appeals court throws out 1.5 million euro fine for EDF</p> <p>* Case brought to light while probing cyclist Floyd Landis</p> <p>By Chine Labbé and Alexandria Sage</p> <p>VERSAILLES, France, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A French appeals court on Wednesday threw out a 1.5 million euro ($2 million) fine against energy giant EDF, overturning a lower court's ruling that the company had been complicit in hacking the computers of Greenpeace in 2006.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/french-court-throws-out-edf-guilty-verdict-hacking-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Électricité de France Energy Floyd Landis Human Interest Law Politics Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:16:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747816 at http://www.globalpost.com Lance Armstrong sued by U.S. government over sponsor money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130423/lance-armstrong-sued-us-government-over-sponsor-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jessica Dye</p> <p>(Reuters) - The U.S. government filed court documents Tuesday laying out its case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is accused of defrauding the Postal Service by taking millions of dollars in sponsorship money while flouting professional cycling rules by doping.</p> <p>The U.S. Department of Justice said in February it would join a whistleblower lawsuit brought in 2010 by Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis, and on Tuesday filed its formal complaint.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130423/lance-armstrong-sued-us-government-over-sponsor-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Floyd Landis Lance Armstrong Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 03:00:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5823752 at http://www.globalpost.com