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  • Novartis

    India’s mass production of generic versions of drugs patented elsewhere helps poor people with treatment that would otherwise be too costly, but drug companies say the knockoffs stifle innovation. The New York Times reports.

  • Allen Stanford

    Tuesday's conviction of Texas financier Allen Stanford on 13 out of 14 counts provides a small measure of vindication for investors in the $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

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    Allen Stanford has been found guilty of 13 out of 14 counts in one of the biggest financial frauds in US history.

  • Allen Stanford Guilty on 13 of 14 Counts

    Allen Stanford was found not guilty of wire fraud, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

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    The jury in the Allen Stanford fraud trial said Monday it is deadlocked, but the judge told the jury to continue deliberating.

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    Big oil continues to dominate the headlines this week between the rising price at the pump and BP’s impending Gulf oil spill trial. A former Shell oil executive shares his insights with CNBC into the pain at the pump, as well as the upcoming trial.

  • Google Search

    Citing concerns that recent changes to Google's privacy policy heighten the risk of identity theft and fraud, 36 Attorneys General have sent the company's chief executive a letter outlining their issues with the new guidelines.

  • Cisco Suing to Stop Skype Deal

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Cisco suing in Europe to stop Microsoft's acquisition of Skype.

  • Kodak Theater

    After the now bankrupt Kodak asked to have its name removed from the theater that hosts the Oscars, it is being dragged into court by the theatre owner over its sponsorship contract.

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    It took more than a year to strike a deal, but here it is, the biggest government-industry settlement in history, surpassing even big tobacco.

  • Romney Debate Coach Dumped?

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports, according to Politico, Mitt Romney's debate coach was dumped due to internal tensions; Micron Technology's CEO, Steve Appleton died when the experimental plane he was piloting crashed; New York's AG is suing three big banks for an using electronic mortgage registry to fake documents in foreclosure proceedings; and the Susan G. Komen Foundation has reversed its decision to cut funding of Planned Parenthood.

  • SocGen Implicated in Stanford Trial

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details on Societe General preparing to take center stage in the $7 billion dollar Ponzi trial of Allen Stanford.

  • Gavel

    "I was best friends with my partners for 25 years. I mourn the loss of that friendship," Don Drapkin, the head of Casablanca Capital, said of his former business partner at MacAndrews & Forbes, financier Ron Perelman.

  • Donald Drapkin Awarded $16M

    Discussing his lawsuit against former friend and colleague Ronald Perleman for breach of contract, with Donald Drapkin, former MacAndrew & Forbes vice chair.

  • Cruise Ship to Offer Money to Those Injured

    Insight on two U.S. law firms preparing to launch a class action lawsuit against both Costa and Carnival, with Marc Bern, Napoli Bern Ripka.

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    A movement pushing for changes to alimony laws in several states in growing across the country. USA TODAY reports.

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    Macy's is suing Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for breach of contract by agreeing to sell certain products through J.C. Penney that Macy's considered exclusive.

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    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects.

  • Sinking cruise ship in Giglio Porto, Italy

    Unregistered passengers might have been aboard the stricken cruise liner that capsized off the Tuscan island of Giglio, a top rescue official said, raising the possibility that the number of missing might be higher than previously announced.

  • Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!