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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.
NEW YORK-- They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better? "Listen, films are big business," says Steven Kraftchick, professor at Emory University's Candler School of Theology.
CBS said Thursday that Whitaker will begin on the Sunday night show this fall. Whitaker, 62, has reported for most of CBS' newscasts and contributed profiles on the likes of Barbra Streisand, Norman Lear and Mike Tyson to " Sunday Morning.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps.
Tony To, the studio's executive vice president of production, will oversee the co-development program, which could allow for easier releases of English-language films in China. A 37- member Film Censorship Committee vets every movie in China for nudity, violence and politically sensitive scenes.
TEMPLE CITY, Calif., March 6- A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied involvement with the digital currency before leading reporters on a freeway car chase to the local headquarters of the Associated Press.
TEMPLE CITY, Calif., March 6- A reclusive Japanese American man thought to be the father of Bitcoin emerged from his Southern California home and denied any involvement with the digital currency, before leading reporters on a car chase leading to the headquarters of the Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, March 6- A top U.S. healthcare official, accused by Republicans of misleading Congress about the readiness of the Obamacare rollout, will resign from his post at the end of March, officials said on Thursday.
Last month a New Jersey teenager estranged from her parents filed a lawsuit seeking living and schooling costs from them. New Jersey is among the states that have gone furthest in deciding that they do. "New Jersey is very progressive," said Brian Schwartz, an attorney in Summit, New Jersey, and chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association's family law section.
NEW YORK, March 6- Think back to the devices you had at the turn of the 21st century. "We'll take your word for it," said Tracy Kirkham, a partner in the San Francisco firm Cooper& Kirkham, one of the plaintiffs' attorneys. It led to a series of lawsuits that were grouped together in 2007 in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.
NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.
LOS ANGELES, March 6- Crime caper "American Hustle" and financial greed tale "The Wolf of Wall Street" each landed eight nominations for the MTV Movie Awards on Thursday, edging out dystopian saga "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and comedy "We're the Millers."
DOVER, Del.-- Delaware has 17 condemned prisoners facing the death penalty, but no means of executing any of them.
SINGAPORE, March 6- A young American CEO who apparently committed suicide in Singapore was involved in the world of the bitcoin, but was also struggling with other issues prior to her death, friends and colleagues said. Autumn Radtke, chief executive of virtual currency exchange First Meta Pte Ltd, was found dead on Feb. 26.
*Posts 2013 net profit of 15.12 billion yuan vs 12.55 billion yuan yr ago. HONG KONG, March 6- China Vanke Co Ltd, the mainland's largest listed developer, said on Thursday that property prices are overheating in some Chinese cities, the latest company to sound the alarm over real estate in the world's second-largest economy.
SINGAPORE, March 6- Singapore police are investigating the apparent suicide of a 28- year-old American woman who ran a small exchange in the Asian city state trading virtual currencies. Autumn Radtke, chief executive of First Meta Pte Ltd, was found dead at her Singapore home on Feb. 26.
March 5- DirecTV is in talks with Walt Disney Co to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet-based product, DirecTV said on Wednesday. "The deal and terms are not unexpected as the Dish contract was the most recent in the Disney timeline to expire," DirecTV spokesman Darris Gringeri said on Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5- A California businessman was convicted on Wednesday of stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products.