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  • Montana Catholic diocese files bankruptcy to settle sex abuse claims

    Montana Catholic diocese files bankruptcy to settle sex abuse claims
    HELENA, Mont. — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15-million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church covered it up....
  • Study: Nearly half of people in California are in chronic financial stress

    Study: Nearly half of people in California are in chronic financial stress
    Nearly half of California households are in chronic financial stress and have little to no savings for emergencies, according to a report Thursday. The study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development paints a generally dreary picture of the...
  • Fans may strike out in battle over Dodgers' new TV home

    Fans may strike out in battle over Dodgers' new TV home
    Clayton Kershaw's arm and Yasiel Puig's antics aren't the only things Dodgers fans will be worrying about come opening day. Hundreds of thousands could miss out on watching their team on television this season because of a skirmish between its new TV...
  • No jail for 2 cantaloupe farmers guilty in deadly listeria outbreak

    No jail for 2 cantaloupe farmers guilty in deadly listeria outbreak
    DENVER -- Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers linked to the nation's deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in a quarter-century were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home detention, but the judge said he wasn't sending them to prison so that they could...
  • Sbarro files for second bankruptcy in three years

    Sbarro files for second bankruptcy in three years
    Sbarro filed for bankruptcy for the second time in three years as the pizza chain watches foot traffic slow in the malls many of its restaurants occupy. The Melville, N.Y., company filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan on...
  • Bitcoin founder or not, is he having fun messing with our heads?

    Bitcoin founder or not, is he having fun messing with our heads?
    There was already something kind of amusing about Bitcoin, a currency backed by the full faith and credit of magical thinking and traded (until a virtual heist) by, among others, a Tokyo-based company whose name, Mt. Gox, comes from “Magic: the...
  • Republican mayor of Fresno enters state controller race

    Republican mayor of Fresno enters state controller race
    SACRAMENTO -- Two-term Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is launching a bid for state controller, her campaign announced Wednesday. Swearengin, a Republican, injects the GOP into a race that has so far been an intra-party battle between two high-profile...
  • 'Real Housewives' stars plead guilty to fraud charges in N.J.

    'Real Housewives' stars plead guilty to fraud charges in N.J.
    Two stars of the reality television show “Real Housewives of New Jersey” face the reality of prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of committing a long-running financial fraud. Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe”...
  • High court extends whistle-blower protections to contract workers

    High court extends whistle-blower protections to contract workers
    WASHINGTON — Outside accountants and lawyers who reveal fraud and wrongdoing at publicly traded companies are protected as whistle-blowers just as employees are, the Supreme Court ruled, expanding the reach of an anti-fraud law passed in the wake of...
  • 'RHONJ's' Teresa Giudice, husband Joe plead guilty to fraud

    'RHONJ's' Teresa Giudice, husband Joe plead guilty to fraud
    Teresa and Joe Giudice of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" fame pleaded guilty to federal fraud in U.S. District Court on Tuesday.  The stars of the lavish Bravo reality series reportedly took a plea deal and admitted to conspiracy to commit mail and...
  • Beleaguered Mt. Gox opens call center to answer bitcoin questions

    Beleaguered Mt. Gox opens call center to answer bitcoin questions
    Add this to the list of most unpleasant jobs on the planet: Working in the call center that Mt. Gox has set up to answer bitcoin questions. Once the largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox said last week it was filing for bankruptcy protection after revealing...