CINCINNATI-- Deep-sea explorers can now recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and more recently has been embroiled in legal fights involving a fugitive treasure hunter, an Ohio judge has ruled in a court order obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.» Read More
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday filed a related civil lawsuit against Davis, DiCarmine, Sanders and two former Dewey finance officials, finance director Frank Canellas and former controller Thomas Mullikin.
LONDON, March 6- BP Plc said regulators from the United States and Asia have asked it for information after the European Commission's started an investigation last year into suspected manipulation of oil prices. London- based BP, Europe's second-largest oil company, made the disclosure in its annual report released on Thursday.
LONDON, March 6- The fast-growing crowdfunding sector will be subject to tighter regulation to provide more transparency and protection for investors, Britain's financial watchdog said on Thursday. Such fundraising is often hosted an online platforms such as Crowdcube, Funding Circle and Kickstarter.
March 6- Endo Health Solutions Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its thrice-rejected testosterone drug, Aveed, to treat male hypogonadism. The health regulator rejected the drug last May, saying that Endo needed a better plan to manage the risks associated with the drug.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants reams of documents and answers to a 107-point questionnaire concerning GM's last recall.
WASHINGTON, March 5- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would give publicly traded companies better defenses against securities class actions without overruling a 26- year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large settlements.
WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
Lois Lerner refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing that quickly devolved into political bickering between Democrats and Republicans.
A student who sued her parents for support had her initial request denied by a judge, who cautioned that the case could lead to a "slippery slope."
PIERRE, S.D.-- The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a measure that would further regulate amusement rides. Al Novstrup of Aberdeen, says the bill would impose regulations similar to those in other states and is supported by industry trade groups.
WASHINGTON-- A senior U.S. drug enforcement official urged Congress and others not to abandon scientific concerns over marijuana in favor of public opinion to legalize it, even as the Obama administration takes a hands-off approach in states where voters have made legal its sale and use.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to make it tougher for investors to band together to sue corporations for securities fraud.
*Justice Department says practice of closing deals is legal. WASHINGTON, March 5- Sometime soon, maybe in the next month or so, a federal judge is expected to decide whether the creation of the world's biggest passenger airline, as envisioned by two companies and the U.S. Justice Department, was really a good idea.
NEW YORK, March 4- Beleaguered Washington D.C. law and lobbying firm Patton Boggs is working with restructuring lawyers as it deals with waning revenue and continues to discuss a merger with a larger law firm, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Supreme Court ruled that whistleblower protections apply broadly, saying that employees of subcontractors should also be protected.
On second thought, the University of Chicago won't be having Fabrice Tourre teaching students.
Experts say the case could set parameters on whether parents have to pay their children's college education after they have left home.
March 4- Comcast Corp on Tuesday said its discounted Internet service for low-income families will be available indefinitely, a move that should please U.S. regulators as the company seeks approval for its $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.
PARIS, March 4- More than 400 people have signalled they would join a class action against Mt. Selachii has received over 400 expressions of interest in joining a class action, according to the law firm's co-founder Richard Howlett.
The justices were interpreting part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the 2002 Wall Street reform law passed by Congress that sets standards for all U.S. publicly traded company boards, management and public accounting firms.