MUMBAI, March 8- Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, reeling under a flurry of regulatory rebukes due to poor quality, has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after doseage mix-up was detected.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- Privacy advocates have asked U.S. regulators to halt Facebook Inc's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp until there is a clearer understanding of how the company intends to use the personal data of WhatsApp's 450 million users.
WASHINGTON, March 6- President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered sanctions on people responsible for Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine, including travel bans and freezing of their U.S. assets, and said a referendum by the Crimea region to join Russia would violate international law.
KINGSTON, March 6- More than 150 years after European colonial powers abolished slavery, a coalition of Caribbean nations is considering legal action to seek a formal apology and monetary compensation. The European states targeted are Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Last month a New Jersey teenager estranged from her parents filed a lawsuit seeking living and schooling costs from them. New Jersey is among the states that have gone furthest in deciding that they do. "New Jersey is very progressive," said Brian Schwartz, an attorney in Summit, New Jersey, and chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association's family law section.
HOUSTON, March 6- Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without "putting the brakes on business," U.S. "We don't have to choose between a healthy environment and a healthy economy," said McCarthy, who has run the EPA for nearly a year.
WASHINGTON, March 6- ADT Corp has settled with U.S. regulators who accused the home security company of paying safety experts to endorse its products without disclosing the arrangement, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.
"You always do in the last hours," the law firm's executive director Stephen DiCarmine replied to the Dec. 29, 2008 email from chief financial officer Joel Sanders, according to investigators.
Former top executives of Dewey law firm were charged with fraud and theft for concealing from banks,investors and other lawyers.
OTTAWA, March 6- Canada will not recognize any referendum held in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea as long as Russia maintains its "illegal military occupation" there, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday. "Russia's invasion of Ukraine is an act of aggression, a clear violation of Ukraine's sovereignty, and of international law.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr described the former executives of "concocting and overseeing a massive effort to cook the books" at the law firm.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday filed a related civil lawsuit against Davis, DiCarmine, Sanders and two former Dewey finance officials, finance director Frank Canellas and former controller Thomas Mullikin.
LONDON, March 6- BP Plc said regulators from the United States and Asia have asked it for information after the European Commission's started an investigation last year into suspected manipulation of oil prices. London- based BP, Europe's second-largest oil company, made the disclosure in its annual report released on Thursday.
LONDON, March 6- The fast-growing crowdfunding sector will be subject to tighter regulation to provide more transparency and protection for investors, Britain's financial watchdog said on Thursday. Such fundraising is often hosted an online platforms such as Crowdcube, Funding Circle and Kickstarter.
March 6- Endo Health Solutions Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its thrice-rejected testosterone drug, Aveed, to treat male hypogonadism. The health regulator rejected the drug last May, saying that Endo needed a better plan to manage the risks associated with the drug.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants reams of documents and answers to a 107-point questionnaire concerning GM's last recall.
WASHINGTON, March 5- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would give publicly traded companies better defenses against securities class actions without overruling a 26- year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large settlements.
WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
Lois Lerner refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing that quickly devolved into political bickering between Democrats and Republicans.
A student who sued her parents for support had her initial request denied by a judge, who cautioned that the case could lead to a "slippery slope."
PIERRE, S.D.-- The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a measure that would further regulate amusement rides. Al Novstrup of Aberdeen, says the bill would impose regulations similar to those in other states and is supported by industry trade groups.