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LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Nov 18 (Reuters)- Linda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense's accounts.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a sixth day of gains, following another batch of rosy economic data out of China and as expectations eased about a Western military strike against Syria.
Sept 10- At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive and have urged the technology giant's board to consider Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences Corp CEO Mike Lawrie for the job, several sources familiar with the matter said.
FRANKFURT, Aug 29- German insurer Allianz is nearing a deal to outsource large parts of its in-house information technology services in a deal that a German newspaper said could be worth more than 500 million euros. We are currently in the final phase of selection, "an Allianz spokesman said.
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 3- Silicon Valley has tried to distance itself from the controversial U.S. surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden, but there is a long history of close cooperation between technology companies and the intelligence community.
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U.S. mortgage finance company Freddie Mac is suing more than a dozen banks for losses from the alleged manipulation of the benchmark interest rate known as Libor.
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Stocks finished higher Tuesday, wiping out most of the previous session's losses, boosted by a batch of encouraging earnings reports and positive economic data from Europe.
StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.
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NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, the last day of trading before the U.S. election results came to a close, as investors looked forward to a resolution to the drawn-out race for the White House. ``The market just wants to wake up tomorrow and know for sure that there's a winner,'' said Linda Duessel, senior equity strategist at Federated Investors.
FALLS CHURCH, Va.-- Computer Sciences Corp., which provides information technology services to a wide range of industries, said Friday it won a $54 million task order to conduct background investigations for the U.S. The order has a one-year base period and four option years, for a total value of $54 million. Shares fell 15 cents to close at $30.59.
HONG KONG, Oct 12- China's state-owned insurer PICC Group is tentatively looking to start pre-marketing its proposed up to $3 billion Hong Kong initial public offering in mid-November, IFR reported on Friday citing sources. PICC is planning to raise as much as $6 billion through a dual listing in Hong Kong and Shanghai, sources previously told Reuters.
MOSCOW, Oct 11- MegaFon said the make-up of its board would reflect its focus on good corporate governance, as it sought to attract investors for its planned initial public offering after Goldman Sachs dropped out as an underwriter.
At the same time, Fitch affirmed the ratings of Credit Suisse's subsidiaries and holding company and of its issues. The rating actions on Credit Suisse have been taken in conjunction with Fitch's Global Trading and Universal Bank periodic review.
LONDON, Oct 10- Global household wealth will grow by nearly 50 percent in the next five years to $330 trillion, with the Chinese overtaking the Japanese as the world's second richest people, Credit Suisse said in a report on Wednesday.