2 Schwab units paying $118.9M in SEC settlement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two units of Charles Schwab Corp. on Tuesday agreed to pay a total $118.9 million to settle federal regulators' civil charges of making misleading statements abou..
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Farm lobbying group cautions states on immigration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - The nation's largest farm lobbying group says if state lawmakers crack down on illegal immigrants, they should also help farmers who need seasonal labor. Delegates t..
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NTSB urges shoulder belts for small planes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal safety officials urged Tuesday that aircraft owners be required to retrofit small planes with shoulder-lap seatbelts, but stopped short of calling for the..
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Official: Jackson healthy, but doc's care lacking

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By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A coroner's official said Tuesday that Michael Jackson was mostly healthy, but the doctor charged in his death provided substandard care. Dr. Christopher Rogers ..
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Verizon big winner from having iPhone? Not so fast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner now that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U...
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US appeals court weighs Philly tour guide tests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Tour guides in Philadelphia want a federal appeals court to decide if they can be required to pass a history test and be licensed. But judges hearing arguments ..
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Doctor: Giffords breathing on her own after attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Doctors say an Arizona congresswoman is breathing on her own after being shot in the head. Dr. Michael Lemole, Giffords' neurosurgeon, says they've left a brea..
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MySpace slashes nearly half its global staff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Struggling entertainment site MySpace says it is cutting 47 percent of its staff worldwide, or about 500 people. Mike Jones, the chief executive of MySpace, said..
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Biden: U.S. willing to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 if Afghans want them to, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.
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Election woes in line for Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

No voting equipment, no election officials, no security and an election chairman indicating events are out of his control.
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Employers advertise fewer jobs in November

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Job openings dipped in November, the latest evidence that employers remain cautious about adding new workers. Employers advertised 3.25 million jobs that month, a..
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Homeless radio man briefly held by LA police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ted Williams, the Ohio homeless man whose smooth radio voice made him an Internet sensation, has had to do some quick talking to Los Angeles police. Officer Cath..
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Issue in Uzi death trial goes to Mass. high court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The trial in the death of an 8-year-old boy who shot himself with an Uzi submachine gun has been delayed while Massachusetts' highest court decides a lega..
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Titans QB Simms' statements allowed in NYC case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Tennessee Titans backup quarterback Chris Simms has lost a bid to keep an alleged admission about smoking marijuana from being used in his drugged-driving case. &nb..
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Verizon to start selling iPhone early Feb.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless says it will start selling a version of the iPhone 4 in early February, giving U.S. iPhone buyers a choice of carriers for the first time.  Si..
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Pakistan's elite silent after governor's assassination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The assassination of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer by his bodyguard last week seems to confirm many prejudices about Pakistan.
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8 dead, 72 missing in Australia flood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of people missing after flash floods swept cars off roads in the eastern Australian city of Toowoomba rose to more than 70 on Monday, with eight people confirmed dead, police reported.
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Ouattara offers deal to end Ivory Coast crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast\'s president-elect is willing to add supporters of self-proclaimed president Laurent Gbagbo to his cabinet, provided the defiant incumbent steps down, the West African nation\'s ambassador to the United Nations said Monday.
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Playboy agrees to Hefner buyout offer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The publisher of Playboy magazine has agreed to accept a sweetened buyout offer from a partnership headed by founder Hugh Hefner, allowing the original playboy to f..
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At least 19 killed in Tunisia riots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nineteen demonstrators protesting high unemployment and poor living conditions have been killed during the past two days in riots that broke out in two Tunisian cities near its border with Algeria, a government official said Monday.
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