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  1. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 06:00am by AP

    ... Corey Williams and Ed White in Detroit Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest US city to file for bankruptcy on Thursday, its finances ravaged ... path offers a way out,” Governor Rick Snyder said in a letter approving the move. Kevin Orr, a bankruptcy expert hired by the state in March to stop Detroit’s fiscal free-fall, made the filing ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lights out on Detroit as court lets city go broke

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Judge allows city's bankruptcy filing to proceed; union appeals but governor says it's the only way to a 'brighter future' Lights out on Detroit as court lets city go broke Detroit has won judicial approval to move forward with the largest municipal bankruptcy in United States history despite objections from city workers fearful ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Too big to jail? Inside the failed Lehman inquiry

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Canellos, who supervised the Lehman investigation as head of the SEC's New York office, to explain how executives who presided over the biggest bankruptcy in the history of the United States ... to a report by Lehman's bankruptcy-court examiner, who accused executives of using an accounting gimmick to "manipulate" the balance sheet. "There were many instances where the SEC ...

  4. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Cash-strapped US cities starting to spend again

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Bloomberg

    ... Rhode Island, and three California cities into bankruptcy. "The money is flowing back, but it's not like an open spigot," said Rob Hernandez, deputy administrator of Broward ...

  5. News - China - UNITED STATES

    US convicts two of selling DuPont trade secrets to Chinese state-owned firms

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... and Company, among other charges. After a seven-week trial, the men and the company were also found guilty of economic espionage, bankruptcy fraud, tax evasion and obstruction of justice. DuPont ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Snuggle House pushes boundaries in ultra-liberal Madison

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:51pm by AP

    ... protocols and no answers when she asked him what he would do if a snuggler was sexually assaulted. The Snuggle House's opening was delayed about a month as Hurtado, who filed for bankruptcy ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama blames ‘bad apple’ insurers for cancelled health coverage

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 12:30pm by Reuters in Boston and Washington

    ... that you received, or used minor pre-existing conditions to jack-up your premiums, or bill you into bankruptcy,” Obama said. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the national trade group for health ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    End of Graham family's reign brings new era to Washington Post

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington The end of family dynasty's reign over venerable broadsheet amid declining sales leaves devotees with a sense of sadness and uncertainty When Don Graham, whose grandfather bought the venerable Washington Post at a 1933 bankruptcy sale, announced in a letter to staff that the paper had been sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, he was closing ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Occupy Wall Street plans to mark anniversary

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 01:51pm by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... declared bankruptcy, helping catapult our global economy into a new phase of disrepair,” a statement said. “No complaints from the rich one per cent – they’re still rich. They’re insatiable unless ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Petraeus scandal's Jill Kelley a socialite who enjoys parties but has debts

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg in Tampa, Florida

    ... Petraeus and Allen in a messy custody dispute, declared bankruptcy in April with US$3.6 million in debt. Ken Walters, a neighbour of Jill Kelley, said the twins knew how to enjoy themselves. ...




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