The 35-year prison sentence imposed on David Coleman Headley, a terrorist scout and Pakistani spy convicted in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has closed the U.S. chapter of a case with explosive international implications.
The Federal Trade Commission is nearing a critical decision on the next step of its nearly two-year investigation into whether Internet search titan Google has used its market power to harm rivals. The FTC could file a lawsuit against Google, or the commission could reach a settlement with the tech giant. The decision about whether to sue or settle will likely help define FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz’s legacy at an agency where he has served for more than eight years, including the last three as chairman. Leibowitz is expected to soon leave the FTC and enter the private sector.
University of Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite and the school's athletic director released a joint statement on Friday night acknowledging that Applewhite had an "inappropriate" relationship with a student during the team's trip to the 2009 Fiesta Bowl.
On December 19, Canada Coal Inc V.CCK announced it had applied for an additional 11 coal exploration licences within the Fosheim Peninsula region on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. Once granted, this will bring the company’s total coal licence holdings to 86 covering approximately 2.7 million acres.
President/CEO Braam Jonker spoke to Kevin Michael Grace January 10.
RW: Tell me about your history in the coal industry.
After weeks of recalls and stumbles, the scion of the Toyota family spoke directly to the American people about the company's greatest crisis in the U.S. Auto industry. Observers say he did a good job conveying his concern for customers but left other critical questions unanswered.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
OTTAWA — Discussions to resolve Chief Theresa Spence’s six-week-long hunger protest have intensified over the past 48 hours and have reached a critical point, say sources close to the talks.
The Attawapiskat chief, who has been subsisting on fish broth and medicinal tea since Dec. 11, is examining ways to return to her community and nurse herself back to health, multiple sources have told The Canadian Press.
By Simon Johnson
JPMorgan Chase is too big to fail. As the largest bank-holding company in the United States, with assets approaching $2.5 trillion as reported under standard American accounting principles, it is inconceivable that JPMorgan Chase would be allowed to collapse now or in the near future. The damage to the American economy and to the world would be too great.