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Pennsylvania attorney general ordered to face perjury trial

Pennsylvania attorney general ordered to face perjury trial

Published 25/08/2015

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Pennsylvania's attorney general, accused of illegally leaking grand jury information to embarrass a political foe and then lying about it, was ordered on [more…]

Packers’ receiver Nelson out for season with knee injury

Packers’ receiver Nelson out for season with knee injury

Published 24/08/2015

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, a favorite target of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, will miss the upcoming season due to a right knee injury, [more…]

Wall St. suffers worst day in four years, S&P confirms correction

Wall St. suffers worst day in four years, S&P confirms correction

Published 24/08/2015

Investors rattled about China sent U.S. stock indices almost 4-percent lower on Monday in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally [more…]

DOJ hits back at Senator Menendez in court filings

DOJ hits back at Senator Menendez in court filings

Published 24/08/2015

WASHINGTON Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department on Monday filed a stinging rebuke to U.S. Senator Robert Menendez's bid to have political corruption charges against [more…]

GE cutting 262 more Lufkin oil unit jobs in Texas

GE cutting 262 more Lufkin oil unit jobs in Texas

Published 24/08/2015

General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Monday it was cutting 262 more jobs at its Lufkin oil unit in Texas and closing a foundry as [more…]

In Toshiba scandal, the ‘tough as nails’ target setter

In Toshiba scandal, the ‘tough as nails’ target setter

Published 24/08/2015

TOKYO Tom Scott, a former U.S. executive at Toshiba Corp (6502.T), remembers his former boss Atsutoshi Nishida as an aggressive leader who could motivate staff [more…]

Jeb Bush says ‘anchor babies’ term not derogatory, describes fraud

Jeb Bush says ‘anchor babies’ term not derogatory, describes fraud

Published 24/08/2015

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Monday said his use of the term "anchor babies" to describe U.S.-born children of non-citizen parents was taken [more…]

Former Virginia governor gets Supreme Court reprieve from prison

Former Virginia governor gets Supreme Court reprieve from prison

Published 24/08/2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday temporarily allowed former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to remain out of prison as he fights his corruption [more…]

Investor confidence lags recovery of stock markets

Investor confidence lags recovery of stock markets

Published 24/08/2015

NEW YORK Confidence among affluent investors was already slipping before the stock market rout in China sent U.S. markets plunging last week and on Monday, [more…]

U.S. presidential candidates blame China, the Fed, Obama for stocks rout

U.S. presidential candidates blame China, the Fed, Obama for stocks rout

Published 24/08/2015

WASHINGTON Jostling for position in the U.S. presidential race, candidates on Monday blamed Wall Street elites, the Federal Reserve, exposure to China, and President Barack [more…]