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Scott London admitted giving a friend inside information about KPMG clients.

KPMG partner who gave tips to golf buddy sentenced for insider trading

A former partner with accounting giant KPMG was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for giving confidential information about his firm’s clients to a golfing buddy, who...

Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period,...

More civil lawsuits may be on the way against major Hollywood players in connection with sexual abuse allegations that have ensnared director...

Apple investors were rejoicing this week after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were far better than expected, thanks to strong iPhone...

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission strongly defended his controversial net neutrality proposal, saying critics were...

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Resurrecting a stealthy giant

Resurrecting a stealthy giant

A 2010 fire on a B-2 stealth bomber in Guam left it heavily damaged. That sparked a four-year — and largely secretive — mission to repair the costly warplane.

Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Going for laughs but devoted to accuracy, a TV satire gets high marks from Bay Area techie savants.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

No literary experience is rarer than reading a book that changes the way you see the world. "War and Peace" will change the way you look at the...

Cheerios maker gets bowled over

Cheerios maker gets bowled over

General Mills, maker of Cheerios and Wheaties, thinks it deserves credit for reversing itself after quietly trying to strip customers of their...

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IRS workers who failed to pay taxes got bonuses, report says

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Apple, Facebook post strong results

Talk of Silicon Valley losing steam was put on hold as two technology titans, Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc., tallied better-than-expected...

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Irvine bank to buy Popular branches

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Site of former department store in Beverly Hills on market again

Site of former department store in Beverly Hills on market again

One of the most desirable pieces of real estate in the country — the site of a former department store in Beverly Hills — is...

Stock close mostly lower, ending six-day rally

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