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Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection
EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

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Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

By Tom Hays |
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

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Debt, Protectionism Could Drag Down Improving Global Economy

Debt, Protectionism Could Drag Down Improving Global Economy

By David McHugh | Jun 28
The global economy's recovery is maturing and faces risks from populist rejection of free trade and from high debt that could burden consumers and companies as interest rates rise.

Black Marks Fall Off Credit Reports in July

Black Marks Fall Off Credit Reports in July

By Liz Weston, Nerd Wallet | Jun 28
Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.

5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.

High Court Won't Hear Challenge to Consumer Agency Actions

High Court Won't Hear Challenge to Consumer Agency Actions

Jun 27
The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to enforcement actions the government's consumer finance watchdog agency took while its director was serving under an invalid appointment.

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

By Tom Hays | Jun 27
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

By Lorne Cook | Jun 27
The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 26
People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

By Jim Drinkard and Calvin Woodward | Jun 26
President Donald Trump has a way of presenting missions as accomplished even when they're not.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jun 26
Manson parole? The end of Mr. Bean? Alien 'megastructures' confirmed? None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

By Caroline Spiezioand Pan Pylas | Jun 25
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

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