NY court upholds ex-billionaire’s conviction

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is upholding the conviction of a onetime billionaire on insider trading charges. Lawyers for Raj Rajaratnam (RAHJ rah-juh-RUHT’-nuhm) had argued on appeal that the government improperly…

Snowden said to seek asylum in Ecuador, Iceland

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’) says former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has possibly applied for asylum in other countries besides Ecuador. Assange says he cannot go into detail about Snowden’s whereabouts except to…

Neiman Marcus plans to raise up to $100M in IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus plans to raise up to $100 million from an initial public offering of its common stock. That amount is likely to change though as bankers gauge investor interest. Private equity…

Snowden pardon petition passes 100,000 signatures

WASHINGTON (AP) — A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures. The petition posted on Whitehouse.gov calls the former National Security Agency contractor a “national hero.” It says…
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Man fights off robber

A Warren man fought off a man who tried to rob him at gunpoint early Monday, reports said.…
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Affirmative Action remanded

The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.…

High court sends back Texas race-based plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued…
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Man accidentally shot

A Warren man was hospitalized during the weekend after he was accidentally shot.…

Court says no to generic drug design lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says generic drug manufacturers can’t be sued in state court for a drug’s design defects if federal officials approved the brand-name version the generic drug copied. The justices voted 5-4 to agree…

China slump, higher bond yields weigh on markets

More signs of distress in China’s economy and rising U.S. bond yields caused a big drop in U.S. stocks on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 218 points, or 1.5 percent, to 14,582, after the first half-hour…

W. Pa. worker electrocuted by line downed by tree

KARNS CITY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities saw a western Pennsylvania utility worker has been killed by a power line downed by a tree. Armstrong County Deputy Coroner Brian Mye……
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Man charged in stabbing death

A Southington man was indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury on Monday for fatally stabbing his stepfather and stabbing his mother. Click here to listen to the 911 call. …

Court makes it harder to sue businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says people must be able to hire and fire people to be considered a supervisor in a discrimination lawsuit. The justices made the 5-4 ruling on Monday as it threw out Maetta…

2 Russian astronauts tackle chores in spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two space station astronauts are taking care of a little maintenance outside their orbiting home. Russian flight engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin floated out of the International Space Station on Monday morning.…

China slump, higher bond yields weigh on markets

More signs of distress in China’s economy and rising U.S. bond yields are weighing on U.S. stocks in early trading. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 231 points, or 1.6 percent, to 14,566 in the first half-hour…

Court to decide if tribe’s casino can be closed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula can be ordered closed by a judge. The high court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from…
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Reynolds football preview

Reynolds is ready to make their first appearance in the post-season since 2005. …

China slump, higher bond yields weigh on markets

More signs of distress in China’s economy and rising U.S. bond yields are weighing on U.S. stocks in early trading. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 160 points, or 1.1 percent, to 14,639 in the first few minutes…

Court to referee union-company agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether a business and a union’s agreement is valid after the business helped the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative. The high court on Monday agreed…