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China Claims Islands in NY Times Ad

Posted September 29th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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China has published an expensive, two-page color advertisement in a prominent U.S. newspaper, defending its claim to disputed islands in the East China Sea. The ad in The New York Times Friday says China has “indisputable sovereignty” over the Diaoyu islands. The tiny islands and rock formations are at the center of an ongoing dispute […]

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Reebok to Pay $25 million to Settle Deceptive Shoe Ad Case

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 1:58 pm (UTC-5)
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Shoe manufacturer Reebok has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve a U.S. government complaint that its advertising misled consumers by claiming that wearing two of its brands would help tone leg and buttock muscles. Reebok, part of German athletic apparel manufacturer Adidas, claimed in advertising starting in 2009 that its EasyTone walking shoes and […]

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