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  • FACTBOX-Companies with interests in Michoacan, Mexico Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Jan 14- Mexico's government on Monday pledged to take control of the violent western state of Michoacan after days of fighting between masked vigilantes and members of one of the country's most powerful drug cartels. Below is a list of companies with interests in Michoacan, based on filings with securities regulators and company information.

  • A-Rod: Money he's made—and is likely spending Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Alex Rodriguez

    The Yankees third baseman has made millions over the years, with the richest contracts in baseball history.

  • But the FCC lacked legal authority to enact the regulations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on Tuesday, siding with Verizon Communications Inc that challenged the rules.

  • ROME, Jan 14- The reasons given by Italy's top court for throwing out key planks of the country's electoral law leave politicians no closer to agreeing a new system to give Italy the stable government it badly needs.

  • Judge halts $765M NFL concussion deal as too small Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    Tony Dorsett of the Dallas Cowboys in action Dec. 19, 1981

    A federal judge preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough.

  • The Federal Communications Commission did not have the legal authority to enact the 2011 regulations, which were challenged in a lawsuit brought by Verizon Communications Inc, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said in its ruling.

  • U.S. appeals court strikes down internet rules Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    The FCC did not have the legal authority to enact the 2011 regulations, which were challenged in a lawsuit brought by Verizon Communications Inc, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said in its ruling.

  • SUPREME COURT RULES FOR DAIMLER AG IN HUMAN RIGHTS CASE.

  • Cyprus probes Laiki Bank deals with Commerzbank Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Jan 14- Regulators in Cyprus are investigating transactions made by now-defunct Laiki Bank and arranged by Germany's Commerzbank.

  • Senate GOP makes new offer on jobless benefits Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    The Republican offer would pay for the jobless benefits by extending across-the-board sequester spending cuts for another year—into 2024.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 14- Three small Chinese companies have decided to sell shares at valuations much lower than those of peers just days after the securities regulator issued a new rule to prevent excessive stock pricing.

  • Nailing 'The Wolf of Wall Street': Lessons for the UK Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Jordan Belfort and Leonardo DiCaprio

    Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The FBI is not planning to file criminal charges involving the Internal Revenue Service's extra scrutiny of the Tea Party and other conservative groups, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing law enforcement officials.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge found that the company had conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.

  • Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper in Manhattan said a higher payout of $14.17 billion might be in order because Anadarko's Kerr-McGee Corp unit intended to harm Tronox creditors by saddling the spinoff with unsustainable environmental liabilities.

  • Jan 13- The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents more than 300 food companies, is preparing a petition to the chief U.S. food safety regulator and a push in Congress to require changes in oversight and labeling of new genetically modified foods, an association leader said Monday.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge's finding that the company conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.

  • Monsanto wins high court challenge on seed patents Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    A protester against Monsanto genetically modified food in New York's Bryant Park.

    The Supreme Court upheld Monsanto's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to organic farmers and critics of the company.

  • Federal judge overseeing Madoff liquidation dies Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    The federal judge presiding over the liquidation of assets related to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme has died.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monsanto Co's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to a group of organic farmers and other activists trying to stop the biotech company from suing farmers if their fields contain a few plants containing the company's genetically modified traits.

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