DoJ seeks felony pleas by big banks in foreign currency inquiry: NYT marted́, 10 Febbraio 2015 - 11:00 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing some big banks to plead guilty to criminal charges that they manipulated the prices of foreign currencies, the New York Times reported, citing lawyers briefed on the matter. In the final stages of a long-running investigation into corruption in the world's largest financial market, federal prosecutors have recently informed Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Citigroup that they must enter guilty pleas to settle the cases, the newspaper reported.
Oprah Winfrey selects Cynthia Bond's 'Ruby' for book club marted́, 10 Febbraio 2015 - 06:51 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media "I thought, 'Wow, this is so good I have to wait until I actually have the time to absorb the language,'" said Winfrey, during a recent telephone interview with The Associated Press, of Cynthia Bond's novel "Ruby." "I put it down and waited until I was in bed with the flu to start reading it.
Sony makes deal to bring Spider-Man to Disney's Marvel marted́, 10 Febbraio 2015 - 02:46 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media Sony Pictures Entertainment and Disney's Marvel Studios have announced a deal that will allow them to share the beloved superhero Spider-Man. The deal means that Spider-Man will appear in a film from Marvel's highly successful Cinematic Universe franchise, which has produced blockbusters including "The Avengers" and "Guardians of the Galaxy."
Democrat Strategist UNLOADS: My Party Is T... marted́, 10 Febbraio 2015 - 12:36 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media Famed Democrat strategist Pat Caddell is one of the most unvarnished, independent critics of Washington elites. Living in Charleston, S.C., he commutes to New York for his Fox News show, " Political Insiders ," following successful careers in Washington and Hollywood.
Dolan On Doctor-Assisted Suicide: 'Real Heroes Are Those Who Die Naturally' luned́, 09 Febbraio 2015 - 08:27 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links  WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of America's most listened to radio stations providing news and information on the AM dial in New York for 45 years.
Nothing left of iconic ferry except souvenir pieces luned́, 09 Febbraio 2015 - 05:07 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media There's nothing left of the iconic Puget Sound ferry Kalakala except the pieces they saved for souvenirs. The News Tribune reports the rounded pilot house, windows and rudder are going to buyers who want to preserve a bit of Washington's maritime history.
ABC beats Brian Williams' newscast in ratings Friday luned́, 09 Febbraio 2015 - 12:53 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Brian Williams speaks at the 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, presented by New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation in New York. Williams is backing out of scheduled appearance on David Letterman's ?Late Show? on Thursday.That news from NBC came Sunday, a day after Williams said he was stepping away from NBC's ?Nightly News? as the network looks into the anchor's admission that he had told a false story about being on helicopter hit by a grenade while reporting on the Iraq war.
Free poems from Audible may get you in Valentine's Day mood luned́, 09 Febbraio 2015 - 09:48 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media With Valentine's Day fast approaching, what better way to get you in the mood than some of the world's great love poems read aloud - for free? Audible Inc., the world's largest seller of downloadable audiobooks, is offering a 30-minute collection of some the most beloved love poems narrated by Richard Armitage including "Sonnet 116" by William Shakespeare and Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress." The list includes "She Walks In Beauty" by Lord Byron, "How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "Maud" by Lord Alfred Tennyson, "Bright Star" by John Keats and "Annabel Lee," by Edgar Allan Poe.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan will fight bill for assisted suicide luned́, 09 Febbraio 2015 - 05:28 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media Dolan and the state's other bishops said they view the 'death with dignity' issue as a 'high priority.' Dolan's campaign comes as bills to permit assisted suicide is being introduced in the legislature and after three terminally ill patients sued the state to spare doctors who give 'aid in dying' from prosecution.
Cyber attacks force a defence strategy re-think at major companies domenica, 08 Febbraio 2015 - 08:59 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media The idea that every company should assume they're vulnerable to attack at all times is starting to sink in. A barrage of damaging cyber attacks is shaking up the security industry, with some businesses and organisations no longer assuming they can keep hackers at bay, and instead turning to waging a guerrilla war from within their networks.
Trailer of Amy Winehouse doc debuts at pre-Grammy brunch domenica, 08 Febbraio 2015 - 04:49 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say former Olympian Bruce Jenner was in one of the cars involved in a three-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu that killed one person. There's no indication Bruce Jenner was being chased by paparazzi who were nearby when the SUV he was driving became involved in a four-vehicle crash that killed a woman, authorities said Saturday.
Democrats leave Oregon governor isolated in controversy domenica, 08 Febbraio 2015 - 08:30 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media Few of Kitzhaber's fellow Democrats are sticking up for him as he confronts a barrage of criticism, calls for his resignation and, potentially, a recall petition. After simmering for months, influence-peddling allegations boiled over on Kitzhaber last week, when an editorial by the Oregonian newspaper calling for his resignation shined a national spotlight on the controversy.
Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily domenica, 08 Febbraio 2015 - 04:11 AM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Brian Williams speaks at the 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, presented by New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation in New York. Williams says he's temporarily stepping away from his nightly newscast amid questions about his credibility.
Williams' statement on decision to take 'several days' off sabato, 07 Febbraio 2015 - 11:56 PM - 3 Months, 1 ago - top stories - Topix Media In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions. As Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days, and Lester Holt has kindly agreed to sit in for me to allow us to adequately deal with this issue.
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