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MIAMI (AP) — Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers squared off Tuesday in court with lawyers for a defunct mortgage company's creditors and investors over a $5.5 billion lawsuit, which claimed the Big Four firm failed through years of audits to uncover massive fraud at a...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The crew of the Newlead Castellano already had reason to complain, having not been paid for roughly two months when the cargo ship sailed into Savannah to offload a shipment of imported sugar. Then U.S. marshals seized the 590-foot ship, forcing it to drop...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the resentencing of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times local): 11:05 a.m. A defense attorney describes Rod Blagojevich as "a different man" who has made "extraordinary efforts to redeem himself" since he was incarcerated for corruption...
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say one of three people who fell from a Ferris wheel during a county fair in Tennessee suffered a head injury and remains hospitalized in serious condition. Greeneville Police Capt. Tim Davis said during a news conference the other two were...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt another defeat to New Jersey's yearslong attempt to legalize sports betting, setting aside the state's legal challenge to a federal betting ban. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling invalidated a law passed by...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to cut ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on more than a dozen convictions upheld by an appellate court, including that he sought to exchange an appointment to President Barack Obama's old U.S...
MIAMI (AP) — Records show that the woman who told a Miami judge that her missing toddler is dead was on Florida's welfare agency's radar when the girl and her twin brother were born. The Miami Herald ( http://hrld.us/2aHlcV1 ) reports that while the search continues for Angela...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease. On Tuesday afternoon, the Democratic presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, health care and adoption, according to a new survey. The GenForward survey of Americans ages 18-30 found that support for those policies has increased over the...