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May 10- A brazen gang of cyber criminals, who stole $45 million from bank ATMs in 27 countries, exposes an Achilles heel in the global financial industry: prepaid debit cards.
RICHMOND, Va., May 10- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia, after authorities spent a week searching for a final resting place for the ethnic Chechen's remains.
RICHMOND, Va., May 10- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia, the head of an Islamic center said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, May 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's top trial lawyer, who is slated to try one of the agency's highest-profile cases stemming from the financial crisis, is testing the waters for prospective employment at leading law firms, three people familiar with the matter said.
In 2004, the average adjusted income in these sparsely populated rural communities was just under $41,000- putting them behind the rest of the state and well behind Texas and California. By 2009, however, averaged adjusted income in the four-county area had leapt to $66,000, far ahead of the rest of North Dakota, Texas and California.
LOS ANGELES-- "American Idol" finalist Angie Miller won't be tickling the ivories on this season's final showdown.
NEW YORK, May 10- As a successful Wall Street investment banker, Kathryn Swintek is skilled in the art of doing deals.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, May 9- In one of the biggest ever bank heists, a global cyber crime ring stole $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks by hacking into credit card processing firms and withdrawing money from ATMs in 27 countries, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, May 9- U.S. senators appeared close to finalizing a bill that would require pharmacies that compound and sell sterile drugs across state lines to submit to greater federal regulation.
*House, Senate panels plan to draft farm bill next week. WASHINGTON, May 9- Lawmakers are preparing for a second run at writing the new U.S. farm law that ended in a stalemate in 2012, and the biggest obstacle is not likely to be soil conservation or crop subsidies, but the billions spent mostly in cities and towns.
NEW YORK, May 9- The dollar catapulted to its highest level against the yen in over four years on Thursday as an upbeat U.S. jobless claims report suggested a stabilizing labor market in the world's largest economy.
WASHINGTON, May 9- Republican lawmakers on Thursday boycotted a confirmation vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, saying they were "completely unsatisfied" with answers provided by Gina McCarthy on several topics.
WALTHAM, Mass.-- Alere Inc. turned a first-quarter profit as acquisitions helped revenue, and the medical diagnostics company recorded a larger benefit for income taxes compared to the previous year's quarter.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- TJX Cos., parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls stores, said Thursday that revenue at stores open at least a year climbed 8 percent in April on strong customer traffic. TJX narrowed its first-quarter earnings guidance to a range of 61 cents to 62 cents per share.
Eating fish is good for your heart but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study in Italy found. Donna Arnett of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. It tested 1 gram a day of fish oil versus dummy capsules in 12,513 people throughout Italy.
WASHINGTON, May 9- Republican senators boycotted a confirmation vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, saying they were "completely unsatisfied" with answers provided by Gina McCarthy on several topics.
NEW YORK, May 9- The dollar rallied across the board on Thursday, bolstered by an upbeat U.S. jobless claims report that suggested a stabilizing labor market in the world's largest economy.
A New York- based group hacked into credit card processors' computers to steal Mastercard Inc debit card data, which they used to make approximately 36,000 transactions over a total of 10 hours in 24 countries, the Justice Department said.
TORONTO, May 8- Tim Hortons Inc named a long-time Nestle executive as its new chief on Wednesday, a job that will be no easy task given drooping demand at the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain and a push by a U.S. hedge fund for better returns.
*Whole Foods raises outlook, stock up 10 percent. *Level 3, TW Telecom rise after comments at Sohn event. Among the S&P 500' s biggest percentage gainers was Whole Foods Market Inc, whose shares jumped 10.1 percent to $102.19 a day after it reported a rebound in same-store sales and raised its full-year profit view.