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  • Judgement day for Oscar Pistorius Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11- After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics, will learn this week whether he will spend the next 25 years behind bars.

  • Judgment day for Oscar Pistorius Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11- After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics, will learn this week whether he will spend the next 25 years behind bars.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that the defendants included well-known companies such as Starwood Hotel& Resorts Worldwide Inc, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sankaty Advisors LLC, a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital.

  • Sept 10- Britain's Lloyds Banking Group Plc, which is based in Scotland, said on Wednesday it would set up legal entities in England as part of its contingency planning for next week's referendum on Scottish independence. Lloyds Banking Group currently employs 16,000 staff in Scotland.

  • Sept 10- Network gear maker JDS Uniphase said it would split into two separate public companies as it looks to expand in the data communication market and strengthen its network business.

  • Sept 10- Atlantic City's Casino Hotel, which closed earlier this month after filing for bankruptcy, reached a deal to sell itself to a Florida developer for $90 million in cash, according to court documents on Wednesday.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept 10- Nevada lawmakers convened in special legislative session on Wednesday to consider tax breaks and other incentives worth an estimated $1.3 billion to clinch a deal hammered out by Governor Brian Sandoval with Tesla Motors Inc. to build a massive battery factory in the state.

  • The filing, made public on Wednesday by Securities and Exchange Commission Administrative Law Judge Carol Fox Foelak, comes just a few weeks before Wedbush was set to fight the charges in an SEC court hearing in Los Angeles.

  • Sept 10- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys Inc, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its recently acquired Safeway Canada.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- The Pimco Total Return Fund, overseen by Bill Gross, decreased its U.S. government-related holdings for a third straight month in August to 41 percent from 45 percent in July, Pimco's website said on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- The U.S. government is dropping its largest security clearance contractor, US Investigations Services LLC, which carried out background checks on Edward Snowden and the man who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard.

  • Twitter to raise $1.3 billion through debt offerings Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:37 PM ET

    Sept 10- Twitter Inc said it plans to raise $1.3 billion by issuing convertible senior notes, its first debt offering since its market debut in November. Twitter will also grant initial purchasers an option to buy up to $100 million in each of the offerings. The San Francisco- based company said it would use part of the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.

  • The lengthy legal battle between Argentina and the funds that snapped up its bonds on the cheap after its record 2002 default and are suing for 100 cents on the dollar led to the Buenos Aires government defaulting again in July. Prompted by Argentina and its ally Bolivia, the U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor of such a convention.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- United Technologies Corp's Pratt& Whitney unit said the "root cause" of the June 23 engine failure on a Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet should be clear by the end of September, which would pave the way for over $1 billion in contracts for another 84 engines.

  • Sobeys-owner Empire reports higher profit Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    Sept 10- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys Inc, reported a higher quarterly profit, helped by its acquisition of Canada Safeway. Net earnings from continuing operations rose to C $123.1 million, or C $1.33 per share, for the first quarter ended Aug. 2, from C $82.6 million, or C $1.21 per share, a year earlier.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- U.S. businesses that rely on the Export-Import Bank for financing are uneasy about a Republican plan for a nine-month extension of the bank's charter, fearing uncertainty about the lender's future could put them at a disadvantage against overseas competitors.

  • Sept 10- The state of California announced on Wednesday that it had obtained a record-low yield on $2.8 billion of borrowed cash.

  • REFILE-Network gear maker JDS Uniphase to split into two Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    Sept 10- Network gear maker JDS Uniphase said on Wednesday it would split into two separate public companies as it looks to expand in the data communication market and strengthen its network business. The company's shares rose 11.5 percent after the bell.

  • MARIANO RAJOY, Spain's Prime Minister:. SORAYA SÁENZ DE SANTAMARIA, Spain's Deputy Prime Minister:. LUIS DE GUINDOS, Spain's Economy Minister:.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Executing an order in the stock market may be lightening fast but many investors do not know how trades happen while rules to ensure full transparency are lacking, a potential bonanza for businesses that can fill this hole in the marketplace.