Goldman Sachs Took Biggest Loan During Fed’s Emergency Program

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WASHINGTON – Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and European banks RBS and UBS were the biggest beneficiaries of very short-term Federal Reserve loans extended at the height More...

Bank Of America’s $8.5 Billion Mortgage Settlement Challenged By Bondholders

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NEW YORK (Jonathan Stempel) – A group of bondholders plans to challenge Bank of America Corp’s $8.5 billion settlement with holders in soured mortgage-backed securities, More...

Yankee Stadium ‘Service Fee’ Scheme Now Disclosed To Beer Drinkers

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Back in May, a group of beer and food servers at Yankee Stadium sued the concession company they worked for, accusing Legends Hospitality of pocketing their hard-earned tips. More...

Going After Michele Bachmann Ahead Of 2012 Has Its Risks

Going After Michele Bachmann Ahead Of 2012 Has Its Risks

ST. PAUL, Minn. — For Michele Bachmann, the laugh line doubled as a clear message that she thinks she’s ready for the rough-and-tumble of presidential politics. “I More...

Minnesota Shutdown Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans struck a deal Thursday to end a budget impasse that prompted the state government to shut down, with the Democratic governor giving More...

A Lesson From the World’s Richest People

A Lesson From the World's Richest People

One of the most fascinating elements of Switzerland’s success is its determination to remain neutral under unimaginable More...

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Taught?

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Taught?

Is being an entrepreneur in your DNA, or can it be taught? A new study from Babson College finds the evidence is More...

'Rescue Me' Items Head to Smithsonian, Callie Thorne Talks Final Season ‘Rescue Me’ Items Head to Smithsonian, Callie Thorne Talks Final Season

‘Rescue Me’ is fast approaching its swansong. As the cast, crew and fans start to ponder...

Emmys 2011: Nomination Snubs & Surprises Emmys 2011: Nomination Snubs & Surprises

Watching Melissa McCarthy try to keep her composure announcing the 2011 Emmy Awards nominations after learning...

My Emmy Reactions: Some Joy, Some Confusion and the Happy Dance List My Emmy Reactions: Some Joy, Some Confusion and the Happy Dance List

Every year on Emmy nomination day, as soon as the list of nominees is released, I...

Roger Federer’s Switzerland face a long trip to Australia in September’s Davis Cup play-offs.

Roger Federer's Switzerland face a long trip to Australia in September's Davis Cup play-offs

The Swiss must win the tie to return to the World Group – the top tier of the competition – in 2012. Federer More...

Shaq: Heat will be back, LeBron hate was fair

Shaquille O’Neal guarantees that the Miami Heat will return to the NBA Finals and says the harsh treatment of LeBron James..

Marco Simoncelli topped the times in the second practice German Grand Prix.

The Honda Gresini rider posted a best time of one minute 22.225 seconds, over half a second quicker than his time..

Egyptians extend protest, say army not doing enough

Egyptians extend protest, say army not doing enough

CAIRO (Reuters) – Thousands of Egyptians packed Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, keeping up pressure More...

India doesn’t let blasts derail Pakistan talks

NEW DELHI (AP) — India brushed off speculation tying the Mumbai bombings to Pakistan and said Friday it remained committed to..

3 US ships in Vietnam to train with former foe

DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Three U.S. Navy ships were welcomed Friday by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China’s irritation..
5 things I love about Manila

5 things I love about Manila

You may love your city, but do you love it enough to want to tell the world about it? iReporter Elaine Baricante does...
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For Netflix, there’s a way out of pricing mess

Netflix customers are making perhaps the most damning comparison a day after the rental service announced it was raising its prices:..
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Get in Fighting Shape with Mayweather and Mosley

Floyd Mayweather was dressed in a nice suit, standing on a stage in Manhattan in front of journalists and fans. His..