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Nov 6- A former chief executive of Bank of the Commonwealth was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years in prison and ordered to pay $333.6 million in restitution for running what federal prosecutors called a massive fraud that led to the failed Virginia lender's demise.
Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.
Dissecting Tuesday's elections for New York City's mayor, and Virginia and New Jerseys' governors, with Democratic strategist Steve McMahon, and National Review's Robert Costa.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- China's Shuanghui International Holdings, which bought U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc this year, has hired six banks for a Hong Kong IPO, seeking to raise up to $6 billion in what is set to be Asia's Pacific ex- Japan's largest offering in about four years.
Why tonight's results for Virginia governor matter, with Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore (R); Carrie Wofford, Former President Clinton Advisor; and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company CEO.
NBC News' Luke Russert reports the polls have closed in Virginia for the governor election. Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli has had a "thousand pound weight around his neck," and that's been the government shutdown.
Nov 5- As Alice and Rick Sofield of Alexandria, Virginia, recently discovered, being the parents of a teenage driver can be an expensive proposition. The Sofields' 16- year-old daughter, Charlotte, earned her driver's license last March. The result: some $2,500 damage, which insurance paid for, and dents and scratches on her mother's Chevrolet Suburban.
MIAMI, Nov 1- The attorney general of Florida, one of several states challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, said on Friday she hoped for a "timely resolution" after meeting with American Airlines' top executive.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- At least three U.S. sugar refiners, including household names Domino Sugar and Imperial Sugar, are trying to raise this season's prices by as much as a third in a bid to capture a sudden recovery in global prices from three-year lows as supplies dwindle.
*Cuts 2013 capital budget to $260 mln- $290 mln from $275 mln- $325 mln. Oct 31- Alpha Natural Resources Inc joined rival Arch Coal Inc in forecasting lower mining costs for the year as it reins in spending to cope with weak coal prices.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 30- The founder of the Lavabit encrypted email service, which shut down rather than allow potentially unlimited government interception, said he will release his programming code to the public in an effort to improve communication security.
They are UnitedHealth Group Inc, Cigna Corp, Aetna Inc, Humana Inc and WellPoint Inc.
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle related battle. Oct 29- A divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a former union lawyer picked by President Barack Obama to be the top prosecutor at the National Labor Relations Board.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Technology companies on Tuesday urged fast action on a patent reform bill in testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, including tackling what they termed the rising tide of costly lawsuits by "patent trolls."
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle wider battle. The vote to end debate on the nomination of Richard Griffin was 62-37, two more than the needed 60. It was not immediately clear when the Senate confirmation vote would be held, but it could be later in the day.
Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, aims to increase transparency and accountability in the patent litigation system.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- Lance Cothern remembers when he finally hit the tipping point with office fundraisers. "It might be popcorn for the Boy Scouts, or cookies for the Girl Scouts," says Cothern, who declined to identify his firm and also blogs about his finances at moneylifeandmore.com. " "I probably get a request like that every week or two, averaging in the $10- $20 range.
Oct 28- Consol Energy Inc said on Monday it will sell five West Virginia coal mines to privately held Murray Energy Corp amid regulatory uncertainty and as it focuses more on the growth of its natural gas operations. Civil War, is selling the mines for $850 million cash, as well as $184 million in future royalty payments for its coal reserves.
She will face Republicans eager to prove, thus far unsuccessfully, that the White House orchestrated decisions that may have stalled the system. The White House has scrambled to fix technical issues and disputes Republican allegations that political motives were behind changes in the website's function.
*Air Force may buy up to 100 bombers at up to $550 mln each. WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp will team up to bid on a new U.S. Air Force long-range bomber program, a multibillion-dollar project that U.S. Air Force officials have described as a top acquisition priority.