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  • Greece's Papademos wins confidence vote on austerity measures

     
    Greece's new prime minister, Lucas Papademos, won a crucial confidence vote Wednesday on sharp austerity measures in exchange for more bailout funds to help the country step back from the brink of bankruptcy. The ringing endorsement is a first step toward...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • Banks agree to pay up for mortgage fouls

     
    Pennsylvania homeowners will get nearly $200 million in assistance as part of a $25 billion mortgage foreclosure settlement agreement that state and federal officials reached with big banks. State Attorney General Linda Kelly said Thursday the bulk of...
  • California lawmakers under fire in university budget battles

     
    With anger bubbling on college campuses, spending on higher education is expected to remain a flash point as California lawmakers hash out this year's state budget....
  • Interest rates hit new lows as market bets on Fed 'rescue'

     
    With U.S. Treasury bond yields crashing to new lows Wednesday, it looks like many bond buyers are making a simple bet: They’ll be able to sell to the Federal Reserve at even lower yields later this year. In other words,......
  • Report: Blue Monster could be Cadillac’s destination

     
    The “sponsor wanted” sign that's been hanging over the World Golf Championships event at Doral Golf Resort & Spa for the past seven months might finally be in the process of coming down. According to a SportsBusiness Journal report, General...
  • Federal officials announce they took in $13.5 billion from GM's IPO

     
    The Treasury Department said Thursday that it had received an additional $1.8 billion from General Motors' stock offering last month, bringing the total haul to $13.5 billion to help pay down the automaker's taxpayer-funded bailout. The additional money...
  • LAWSUIT: Lady Gaga Skimmed Money From Sales of Japan Charity Bracelets

    LAWSUIT: Lady Gaga Skimmed Money From Sales of Japan Charity Bracelets
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Pop superstar Lady Gaga is being sued over sales of her wristbands for Japan's earthquake relief efforts in a class action that claims that not all the proceeds went to victims as she had promised. Michigan legal network 1800LAWFIRM...
  • Couple says 'mortgage relief company' stole their money

    Couple says 'mortgage relief company' stole their money
    An Oak Harbor couple claims they were blindsided after a mortgage relief company said they could save their home. Instead, they said, the company allegedly took their money and ran. Larry and Bobby Lister are on a fixed income so when a mortgage relief...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • Chrysler has first profit since 2005

    Chrysler has first profit since 2005
    Chrysler Group reported its first annual profit since 2005 Wednesday, capping a comeback a little more than two years after a federal bailout, a bankruptcy filing and a takeover by Italian automaker Fiat. The automaker, which includes the Chrysler, Dodge...
  • Indiana homeowners to receive relief from settlement over claims of illegal robo-signing

    Indiana homeowners to receive relief from settlement over claims of illegal robo-signing
    Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Thursday that Indiana would be one of 49 states joining in the federal government’s settlement with the five major mortgage lending banks and servicing institutions. The settlement with Ally, Bank...