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  • Many highly paid CEOs end up as failures, report says

    Many highly paid CEOs end up as failures, report says
    Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims. That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
  • If Time Warner Cable won't give us CBS, can we give them a lawsuit?

    If Time Warner Cable won't give us CBS, can we give them a lawsuit?
    Like a lot of Time Warner Cable subscribers, Ruben is pretty cheesed about the ongoing spat with CBS over how much money should be changing hands between the two media giants. He's wondering: Can't we just sue Time Warner for breach of contract? Sure,...
  • Cable monopolies hurt consumers and the nation

    Cable monopolies hurt consumers and the nation
    Suppose, for the purpose of argument, that by the time you read this Time Warner Cable and CBS have settled their schoolyard dispute over transmission fees, and your CBS and Showtime shows are available again on your Time Warner cable box. Problem...
  • Bo Xilai mounts spirited defense at trial in China

    Bo Xilai mounts spirited defense at trial in China
    JINAN, China -- A combative Bo Xilai came out swinging in the opening of his long-awaited trial, denying that he had accepted $4 million in bribes, claiming that witnesses lied and that money and gifts worth millions went only to his wife. In his...
  • Angry Birds players scammed by fake 'virus detected' ads, FTC says

    A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint. Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...
  • Ex-Fox News executive Brian Lewis dismisses speculation on his exit

    Ex-Fox News executive Brian Lewis dismisses speculation on his exit
    Brian Lewis, the fired Fox News executive vice president, is declining to fire back at his former bosses who accused him of breach of contract and financial misconduct. In a brief interview, Lewis said he had a "great 20 years" working for Fox News...
  • Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks

    Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks
    After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation. The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and,...
  • Al Jazeera America sues AT&T over distribution dispute

    Al Jazeera America sues AT&T over distribution dispute
    Al Jazeera America has been on less than one day and it already has made an enemy. The new cable news channel, which launched Tuesday afternoon, filed a lawsuit against AT&T for not carrying the network on its U-verse pay-TV system. Al Jazeera America...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct. The...
  • 'Queen of the Pacific' returned to Mexico, could face more jail time

     'Queen of the Pacific' returned to Mexico, could face more jail time
    MEXICO CITY -- Sandra Avila Beltran, the so-called Queen of the Pacific, arrived in Mexico City onĀ  Tuesday, transported from the United States after serving time there for drug trafficking. She was being dispatched to another jail in central Mexico,...
  • L.A. County supervisors set to appoint new acting county assessor

    L.A. County supervisors set to appoint new acting county assessor
    Los Angeles County supervisors are slated to appoint a new acting head in the assessor’s office, which has been rocked by allegations that Assessor John Noguez and others traded bribes for lower property tax bills. Noguez, who was elected assessor...