Jury deliberations have begun in the federal fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program.
State and local governments in Louisiana have offered an estimated $1.5 billion in incentives to persuade a Taiwanese company to locate a $9.4 billion plastics complex along the Mississippi River upstream from New Orleans, Louisiana's secretary of economic development said.
U.S. stocks are mostly lower Wednesday after a steep drop the day before as investors continued to worry that growing costs for critical materials along with rising interest rates will affect profit growth for companies. U.S. bond yields are rising again and setting four-year highs while oil prices are at three-year highs. Stock indexes in Europe and Asia are also taking losses.
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn't have a chair that could accommodate her disability, and her son says a supervisor cursed at her as she wept.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 7:50am
In a major hit against cybercriminals, an international police operation has taken down what investigators called the world's biggest provider of potentially crippling Distributed Denial of Service attacks.