Washington PostHilton shares jump in market debut
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares jumped in initial trading Thursday as the company returns to the market in the largest hotel IPO ever. The hotelier was taken private in 2007 by the Blackstone Group. It returned as a publicly traded company Thursday, ...
Hilton Climbs in Debut After $2.35 Billion Record Hotel IPO
San Francisco Chronicle
As IPO market booms, Hilton shares jump in debut
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Hilton Gets Hospitable Reception From Street In Debut
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New York TimesJPMorgan Close to $2B Deal in Madoff Case
New York Post
JP Morgan is close to striking a deal with federal authorities over the company's ties to Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernie Madoff, in which the company would escape criminal charges while paying $2 billion in penalties, according to people familiar with the ...
What Does It Take to Get a Bank to Plead Guilty?
Bernard Madoff's Right-Hand Man: I Lied On A Daily Basis
Madoff Ex-CFO Accused by Lawyer of Lying in 2009 Guilty Plea (1)
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Washington PostUS STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends down as more signs point to Fed taper
NEW YORK Dec 12 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as retail sales rose solidly in November, adding to signs the economy is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing the pace of monetary stimulus. Based on the latest available data, ...
How the major stock indexes fared on Thursday
U.S. Stocks Drop to One-Month Low on Fed Bets After Retail Data
San Francisco Chronicle
US Stocks Slide; Dow Hits Five-Week Low
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Economic TimesVolkswagen America CEO steps down following sales slump
Detroit Free Press
Jonathan Browning, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, will be stepping down in January as the German automaker deals with a sales slump in the U.S.. Volkswagen said Browning will be replaced by Michael Horn, 51, who is head of Volkswagen Group ...
Volkswagen's US chief leaves company, Horn named replacement
Volkswagen replaces US chief after sales dip
Volkswagen's US chief Jonathan Browning leaves company
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Washington PostGLOBAL MARKETS-Fretting over the Fed; yen takes a dive
... Print. * Shares on defensive as Wall St worries on Fed tapering. * Nikkei to draw comfort from lower yen as USD hits 7-mth high. * Gold slumps to lowest since late June. * Treasury yields back up after robust retail data. By Wayne Cole. SYDNEY, Dec 13 ...
Dollar gains, world share markets slip on wary view of Fed
U.S. Stocks Drop With Gold, Silver as Dollar Gains on Fed
Gold, Silver Fall As Dollar Gains On Fed Bets
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- Apple to probe deaths at Shanghai supplier
South China Morning Post
Apple has sent independent medical experts to a Shanghai factory operated by supplier Pegatron after the deaths of some employees. "While they have found no evidence of any link to working conditions there, we realise that is of little comfort to the families ...
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- US 2012 Model-Year Vehicles Hit Record Fuel Efficiency
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The average fuel economy of vehicles sold in the United States hit a record high 23.6 miles per gallon (mpg) for the model year 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. Projections for the model 2013 year ...
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Sydney Morning HeraldFischer at Fed May Thrill Economists, Annoy Yellen
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stanley Fischer, the man credited with successfully guiding Israel's economy through the global recession, would add gravitas, leadership and insight if appointed to the No. 2 position at the Federal Reserve. It may also unnerve ...
Fed eyeing ex-Bank of Israel chief Stanley Fischer for No. 2 spot
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Fischer Tops Obama's List for Fed Vice-Chairman
Israel's got talent || America wants our 'rock star banker' Stanley Fischer
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New York TimesMerrill Lynch charged with misleading investors in 2006
Editor's note: An earlier version of the story contained an inaccurate amount for the penalty. Merrill Lynch agreed to pay $131.8 million in penalties Thursday on charges brought by federal regulators that the bank misled investors in asset-backed securities ...
UPDATE 3-BofA's Merrill to pay $132 mln in SEC case over mortgages
Bank of America to Pay $131.8 Million Penalty in CDO Deals
New York Times
Merrill Settles With SEC Over Crisis-Era Bond Deals
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BBC NewsFord to hire 11000 workers in US and Asia in 2014
As part of its efforts to expand globally, Ford announced plans to hire 5,000 workers in the US and 6,000 workers in Asia in 2014. It represents an increase of close to 7% of Ford's total workforce and the biggest hiring push the firm has made since 2000.
Ford to launch 23 new models, add 11000 jobs next year
Ford To Add 5000 U.S. Jobs, Open Three Global Factories In 2014
Ford set for most aggressive expansion in 50 years
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BBC NewsNorth Korean leader's uncle 'executed over corruption'
The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed after being purged for corruption, state news agency KCNA reports. Chang Song-thaek was dramatically removed from a Communist Party session by armed guards earlier this ...
Uncle of North Korean leader executed as 'traitor'
North Korea reportedly executes uncle of leader Kim Jong Un
Los Angeles Times
North Korea says leader's uncle was executed
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Washington PostEx-FBI agent who disappeared in Iran was on rogue mission for CIA
An American man who disappeared in Iran more than six years ago had been working for the CIA in what U.S. intelligence officials describe as a rogue operation that led to a major shake-up in the spy agency. Bob Levinson, an ex-FBI agent, traveled to the ...
Missing American in Iran was working for CIA
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AFPUkraine leader intends to sign EU deal, diplomat says
(CNN) -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych intends to sign a deal on closer European Union ties, the bloc's top diplomat has said, after weeks of mass protests that have rattled the Eastern European country. Ukrainian protesters, angry about the ...
EU Vows Help to Ukraine in Gaining IMF Loan
Voice of America
News Summary: EU promises more aid for Ukraine
Echoes of Cold War color US stand on Ukraine
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BBC NewsS Africa investigates 'fake signer' security checks
South Africa's deputy disability minister says the government is investigating how a man who faked sign language at the Mandela memorial was given security clearance. Thamsanqa Jantjie, who stood alongside world leaders at the event, has denied being a ...
Mandela memorial's interpreter tells of schizophrenic episode onstage
Los Angeles Times
South Africa admits error over 'schizophrenic' Mandela signer
'Mischievous'-humored Nelson Mandela would laugh off bogus interpreter
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NEWS.com.auBangladesh executes Islamist leader, deadly clashes on streets
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh executed Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah on Thursday for war crimes he committed in 1971, in a move likely to spark more violent protests less than a month before elections are due to be held. Mollah was ...
Bangladesh executes opposition leader convicted of war crimes
Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares
Los Angeles Times
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader and convicted war criminal Abdul Quader ...
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AFPUN confirms chemical arms were used repeatedly in Syria
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people, according to the final report of a U.N. inquiry published on ...
UN inspectors confirm Syria chemical attack
Syria chemical weapons 'likely used' in five more cases
Syria chemical weapons: UN report says evidence found in five of seven sites ...
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National PostFake signer at Mandela event says he hallucinated
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world leaders, ...
Mandela's legacy: Like America's Lincoln, India's Ghandi, Israel's Ben Gurion
Mandela Lies in State and a Rainbow Nation Pays Its Respects
South Africans Have Last Chance for Mandela Farewell in Capital
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BBC NewsSyrian refugees in Lebanon bundle up against storm
New Zealand Herald
MARJ, Lebanon (AP) A blustery storm dropped torrential rain and snow on Lebanon and Jordan on Wednesday, forcing aid agencies to scramble to distribute desperately needed winter supplies like blankets and plastic tarps to Syrian refugees who have ...
As storm hits Lebanon, aid agencies scramble to shelter Syrian refugees from ...
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AFPUS promises Japan to defy China air zone
Washington — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday assured Japan that the United States does not recognize a new air zone imposed by China and called for steps to ease tensions. A week after a trip to China, Japan and South Korea, Biden telephoned ...
Japan to hike mid-term defense spending by 5 pct - Nikkei
Japan Seeks to Strengthen Arms Industry Amid China Tensions
Japan's Cabinet approves extra budget for stimulus measures ahead of tax hike
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Montreal GazetteA Big Loss for Marriage Equality in Australia
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has a lot in common with Newt Gingrich and Liz Cheney. Like the former House speaker/Crossfire host and the Vice Presidential daughter/Senate candidate, Abbott is a proud conservative politician with a national profile.
Legal battle over gay marriage moves to the South
Australia ban on gay marriage in Australian Capital Territory
Parliament may change marriage laws to allow same-sex couples to wed ...
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