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Prosecutors: Some bribes in oligarch case earmarked for US

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:30pm

A new U.S. court filing in an international bribery case against a pro-Russian Ukrainian oligarch with ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager suggests for the first time that some bribe money was earmarked for Americans.

Celgene Corp. to pay $280M to settle cancer drug fraud suit

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:11pm

A New Jersey pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging it committed fraud promoting two cancer drugs for unapproved purposes.

EPA chief pledges to streamline Superfund pollution cleanups

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:11pm

President Donald Trump's environmental chief has issued a list of directives intended to "revitalize" the federal program that cleans up hazardous waste sites.

Trump weighs re-nominating Yellen or choosing Cohn instead

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:01pm

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's considering either re-nominating Janet Yellen for a second term as Fed chair or replacing her with someone else, possibly Gary Cohn, who leads his National Economic Council.

How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:59pm

U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday, as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected.

Celgene Corp. to pay $280 million to settle lawsuit alleging it promoted cancer drugs for unapproved uses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:59pm

Celgene Corp. to pay $280 million to settle lawsuit alleging it promoted cancer drugs for unapproved uses.

Nielsen's top programs for July 17-23

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:59pm

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

Colbert's shows from Russian are winners for CBS

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:51pm

Russia may represent bad news for President Donald Trump. But not for his late-night nemesis, Stephen Colbert.

US stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:51pm

U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected.

IRS sees big drop in identity theft, stolen tax refunds

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

The IRS is seeing a big drop in the number of identity theft victims after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday.

Brazil prosecutors triple budget for corruption probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

The Brazilian Attorney-General's office has tripled its 2018 budget for a probe of a sprawling corruption scandal that has engulfed political and business leaders across Latin America.

Defense: Case against Chinese billionaire 'a big zero'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:21pm

A lawyer says evidence supporting charges accusing a Chinese billionaire of bribing two United Nations ambassadors to build a U.N. conference center amount to a "big zero."

Markets Right Now: Earnings drive US stocks to more records

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Jailed Volkswagen exec to plead guilty in US diesel scandal

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:59pm

A German Volkswagen executive who has been in a Michigan jail for months plans to plead guilty in the company's U.S. emissions scandal, a court spokesman said Tuesday.

Game of Thrones: Shattering the dragonglass ceiling

Josh Boak, Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:58pm

Westeros is no longer a man's world.

Republicans moving to repeal financial rule opposed by banks

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:01pm

Continuing its focus on curbing government regulations, a Republican-led House is seeking to overturn a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute.

GM 2Q net earnings fall on loss from sale of European unit

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:01pm

General Motors' second-quarter net profit fell more than 40 percent as the carmaker lost money on the pending sale of its European unit and warned it still faces billions of dollars in further losses to come.

Delta flight delayed by argument between pilot, attendant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:51am

Delta Air Lines is apologizing after an argument between a pilot and a flight attendant delayed a flight from New York to Portland, Maine.

The Latest: NTSB details findings in probe of NY train wreck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:35am

The Latest on the findings on what caused a fatal commuter rail crash north of New York City in 2015. (all times local):