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Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP

(AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.

Suds, faith found at California laundromat 


(AP) — Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.

Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

(AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion.

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge 


(AP) — Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?"

California Supreme Court pick confirmed

(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee to the California Supreme Court has been confirmed.

State extends review of $25B delta plan

(AP) — State officials say more planning is needed on a $25 billion proposal to build two massive water tunnels in Northern California.

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

(AP) — Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

California high court pick up for confirmation

(AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court has been receiving strong support ahead of his confirmation hearing.

California sets ride-sharing insurance standards

(AP) — Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum amount of insurance under a compromise approved by the state Senate.

Governor, lawmakers agree on Hollywood tax credit

(AP) — California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.