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  1. Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich asks full court to hear appealTue, 04 Aug 2015 20:45:38 GMT
    In this March 15, 2012 photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waves as he departs his Chicago home for Littleton, Colorado, to begin his 14-year prison sentence on corruption charges. On Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, lawyers for Blagojevich filed a request with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions. More...
  2. Court upholds $96M award to Chevron in dispute with EcuadorTue, 04 Aug 2015 18:35:56 GMT
    A federal appeals court has upheld a $96 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp. stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute with the government of Ecuador. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday rejected Ecuador's challenge to the 2011 award from the Netherlands-based international arbitration panel. More...
  3. 14 GOP Hopefuls Speak in Trump-Free ForumTue, 04 Aug 2015 14:26:19 GMT
    Last night, 14 Republicans running for president joined a forum in Manchester, NH, with two major differences from the upcoming official debate on Fox News on Thursday: no requirement to be in the pollsters' top 10, and no Donald Trump. Instead of debating each other, the candidates took two turns speaking over two hours, and delivered what the New York Times calls "strikingly uneven performances" in which they focused their attacks on President Obama and Hillary Clinton instead of their fellow Republicans. More...
  4. Osborne under fire for RBS 'fire sale' as he starts selling...Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:10:37 GMT
    Bankrupt 50 Cent's mansion costs him $70k a MONTH to maintain: Broke rapper's new filing reveals the extraordinary costs of his luxury life Sons of 9/11 victim grew up poor and were never told they were worth $1m: Their dad died in the kitchen of Windows on the World - then their payout bounced between bureaucrats for a DECADE 'Do you believe in love at first sight... or should I walk around you three more times?': The five cringe-worthy pick up lines that actually DO work revealed Six-year-old girl killed alongside another spectator in circus tent collapse that left another 15 injured in New Hampshire Trump wins by NOT showing up at final warmup before first GOP debate - as rivals squabble without naming him and new poll gives him 26 per cent of primary voters Democrats save Planned Parenthood from being stripped of cash - for now - after horror abortion videos as Republicans vow to ... (more) More...
  5. States' targets shift in final Obama climate change planTue, 04 Aug 2015 06:00:54 GMT
    Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. Obama's plan, which would reduce emissions 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, was met with dismay by leaders in some of those states who had supported the original proposal in June 2014. More...
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  1. Lexus Takes the Wraps Off Its Mysterious HoverboardTue, 04 Aug 2015 23:30:17 GMT
    This Lexus hoverboard may not be the "Back to the Future" style transportation many were hoping for, but it is a cool piece of technology. More...
  2. Obama Hosts Startups at White House 'Demo Day'Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:46:12 GMT
    The White House's first "Demo Day" for entrepreneurs was a little like a grown-up science fair meets 'Shark Tank.' More...
  3. Netflix to Offer 'Unlimited' Leave for New ParentsTue, 04 Aug 2015 21:39:52 GMT
    Netflix announced plans to start offering employees "unlimited" maternity and paternity leave through the first year after a child's birth or adoption. More...
  4. College Textbook Prices Have Risen 1,041 Percent Since 1977Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:54:28 GMT
    Students hitting the college bookstore this fall will get a stark lesson in economics even before they've cracked open their first chapter. More...
  5. $6 for a Dozen Eggs? Could Happen, Analyst SaysTue, 04 Aug 2015 19:08:57 GMT
    Egg sticker shock could soon get even worse, with one analyst warning that the price could hit $6 a dozen if avian flu outbreak worsens. More...
  6. Last Defendant in Bernie Madoff Case Faces SentencingTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:56:58 GMT
    The last defendant in Bernard Madoff's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme will be sentenced on Wednesday, marking the end of the long criminal case. More...
  7. Chrysler's Hacking Risk an Isolated Case: Radio SupplierTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:33:52 GMT
    Harman International said the hacking risk that led Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles last month seemed like an isolated case. More...
  8. 50 Cent Bankruptcy Filing Lists 7 Cars, MansionTue, 04 Aug 2015 16:08:50 GMT
    Rapper 50 Cent says in a new Connecticut bankruptcy filing that he owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000, including a 2010 Rolls Royce and a 1966 Chevrolet Coupe. More...
  9. Office Sets Record: Priciest Online Property SaleTue, 04 Aug 2015 15:58:26 GMT
    An otherwise unexceptional California office complex sells for $96.1 million, becoming the most expensive piece of U.S. real estate auctioned online. More...
  10. Tips for Deciding if You Should Rent or BuyTue, 04 Aug 2015 14:54:57 GMT
    More millennials are moving into the real estate market, but buying is not always the best option. Here are some tips to help with the decision. More...