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  • Concerns growing over how spread of online gambling will play out

    Concerns growing over how spread of online gambling will play out
    The most sinister video you're likely to find online just now comes from people who oppose online gambling. "Disreputable gaming interests are lobbying hard to spread Internet gambling throughout the country," a voice over intones. Cue the grainy black-...
  • Toyota may pay $1 billion to settle federal criminal investigation

    Toyota may pay $1 billion to settle federal criminal investigation
    Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook. The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
  • Video camera maker GoPro files confidential IPO

    Video camera maker GoPro files confidential IPO
    GoPro, the San Mateo-based maker of video cameras, filed a confidential IPO Friday, the company said in a brief statement. Taking a page out of Twitter's handbook, the company also filed a "secret" initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and...
  • U.S. senator calls for investigation of Herbalife; shares tumble

    U.S. senator calls for investigation of Herbalife; shares tumble
    Sen. Edward J. Markey is urging federal regulators to investigate the business practices of Herbalife Ltd., making him the most prominent figure yet to express concern about the Los Angeles maker of nutrition and personal care products. Herbalife shares...
  • California attorney general to meet with Herbalife critics, group says

    California attorney general to meet with Herbalife critics, group says
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris' staff has agreed to meet Friday in Los Angeles with a coalition of critics who believe that Herbalife Ltd. preys on poverty-stricken immigrants with false hopes of easy money, a member of the group said. “...
  • SeaWorld shareholders won't consider PETA plan for whale sanctuaries

    SeaWorld shareholders won't consider PETA plan for whale sanctuaries
    A procedural rule will keep SeaWorld shareholders from considering a plan by animal rights activists to invest in whale sanctuaries. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tried to bring the idea to shareholders in response to the documentary...
  • FBI arrests two men in alleged $110-million Ponzi scheme

    FBI arrests two men in alleged $110-million Ponzi scheme
    FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm for allegedly using the business to run a Ponzi scheme in which victims lost more than $110 million. John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and Michael Stewart, 66,...
  • Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO

    Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO
    When Thomas V. Jones took control of Northrop Corp. in 1960, it was a secondary aerospace company whose future was uncertain, but the legendary gambles Jones made over the next 30 years swept the company to the top ranks of the defense industry during the...
  • What JPMorgan's $13-billion settlement won't resolve

    What JPMorgan's $13-billion settlement won't resolve
    NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s historic $13-billion settlement with the federal government will pay down a major chunk of the bank's ballooning legal tab. The Justice Department on Tuesday announced the widely expected settlement of faulty...
  • Regulators to crack down on deceptive ads for weight-loss products

    Regulators to crack down on deceptive ads for weight-loss products
    WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators said Friday that they planned to crack down on misleading advertisements for weight-loss products, including dietary supplements, food additives and skin creams. Jessica Rich, director of the Federal Trade Commission's...
  • Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff

    Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Waxman said a meeting between his staff and Tribune Co. executives did not ease his concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times once the company spins off its newspaper operations. The Democrat from Los Angeles also...