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$800K Wells Fargo penalty OK'd in Schilling video game deal

$800K Wells Fargo penalty OK'd in Schilling video game deal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge has approved an agreement for Wells Fargo Securities to pay an $800,000 civil penalty to end a lawsuit by the U.S.
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

BRUSSELS — Europe's antitrust regulators slapped Google with a big fine Wednesday for the third time in less than two years, ordering the tech giant to pay 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for freezing out rivals in the online advertising business.
Mueller's fans venerate him  -  and nervously await report

Mueller's fans venerate him - and nervously await report

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit mysterious. She hoped their new addition could share a personality — and a name — with the man who has become her rather unlikely idol.
Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

WASHINGTON — Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 300

'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 300

CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe — Mozambique began three days of national mourning on Wednesday for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, while the death toll in neighbouring Zimbabwe rose to more than 100 from one of the most destructive storms to strike sou
Huffman's court date pushed back in admissions scam case

Huffman's court date pushed back in admissions scam case

BOSTON — A judge has granted a request to push back actress Felicity Huffman's court appearance in Boston on charges that she participated in a college admissions cheating scam.
Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes

Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes

Baltimore has ratcheted up a bitter dispute with the owners of a historic racetrack in an effort to seize a nearly 150-year-old course and block the move of one of America's premier horse races out of the city where it was first run in 1873.
UN judges increase sentence for Bosnian ex-leader to life

UN judges increase sentence for Bosnian ex-leader to life

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic, one of the chief architects of the slaughter and devastation of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, was sentenced to life imprisonment Wednesday as United Nations appeals judges upheld his co
Respecting elders: Maya Angelou clip sparks courtesy debate

Respecting elders: Maya Angelou clip sparks courtesy debate

NEW YORK — Put a handle on it. If you don't know what that means, you might not call elders by "Mr.," ''Miss" or "Mrs.," insist that your children do the same or demand it for yourself.
UK judge denies bail to fugitive Indian diamond tycoon

UK judge denies bail to fugitive Indian diamond tycoon

LONDON — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, was ordered held without bail in London on Wednesday, more than a year after Indian authorities alleged he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud.