LISBON, Portugal— After he left office three years ago, former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates' home address was a smart apartment in Paris' classy 16th arrondissement. On Tuesday, he spent his first day in prison after a Lisbon judge ordered him detained while the ex-leader fights accusations of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.» Read More
In the same way that brides consult 1,000 people along their path to bliss, from cake makers to DJs, divorcing couples have a ton of people to meet as they disembark from their marital joy ride. Enter "Start Over Smart," a divorce expo. It's like a bridal expo, only with less cake and more lawyers.
CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down the details of the dispute regarding Lloyd Blankfein's participation in a human rights PSA for same-sex marriage.
"When the history books are written about Goldman Sachs," wrote Greg Smith in his very public resignation, "they may reflect that the current chief executive officer, Lloyd C. Blankfein, and the president, Gary D. Cohn, lost hold of the firm’s culture on their watch." But Blankfein and Goldman are creating another split—between groups supporting gay marriage.
The Washington state House of Representatives approved a Senate-passed bill to legalize gay marriage in a vote on Wednesday, moving the state another step closer to becoming the seventh to recognize same-sex nuptials.
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Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is stepping onto a prominent and politically charged stage, the New York Times reports.
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A movement pushing for changes to alimony laws in several states in growing across the country. USA TODAY reports.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
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Divorced couples sometimes have to see each other at work. Some share ownership of a business but communicate only through lawyers and underlings. Others go on 300-day international stadium tours together.
Divorce lawyers have full coffers thanks to the dissolution of celebrity unions. What are some notable May-December celebrity divorces?
Why more women in China are delaying marriage, in a society that still places a high premium on young brides and mothers. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
However long they were married, the price of breaking the contract was huge -- sometimes even reached nine figures.
In many Asian countries, divorce rates have been rising as women become more economically independent and more willing to challenge traditional, socially conservative values. The FT reports.
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In tough times, some strained marriages crack. Others try to hold on until they just can’t hold on any longer. One thing’s for sure: Bad economies are good times for the cheating business — and other freaky stuff couples do to survive.
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
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Long the home of gold lovers, demand is higher than ever, with buyers fearful prices will rise further, ahead of the traditional October-November wedding season.