By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama's decision to help America's automakers could end up being what helps drive him back into the White House.
Some 850,000 jobs in this critical battleground state are tied to autos and Obama's campaign
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Ethics Commission on Wednesday found probable cause that Rep. David Rivera, who is in a tight re-election race, committed 11 violations of ethics laws while he was a state legislator.
Accusations against the Miami Republican
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - A California family counselor suspected of killing his estranged wife and two of her relatives before he committed suicide had been in a contentious divorce that included a fight over property valued as high as $1 million, a defense attorney said Wednesday.
By The Associated Press
THE SENTENCE: The Paris appeals court on Wednesday ordered former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel to spend three years in prison and pay back a staggering €4.9 billion (about $7 billion) in damages for one of the biggest trading frauds in history.
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - An anti-abortion protester accused in a stabbing outside a Planned Parenthood in Oregon said Wednesday he was just trying to stop a man who was beating him and is relieved he's expected to live.
Chris Tolhurst, 54, told The Associated
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The latest federal lawsuit over alleged mortgage fraud paints an unflattering picture of a doomed lender: Executives at Countrywide Financial urged workers to churn out loans, accepted fudged applications and tried to hide ballooning
HOUSTON (AP) - Two Texas pilots who were released after being arrested in Panama on suspicion of money laundering arrived home Wednesday in Houston.
American Jet International pilots Carl Moody and Kenneth Chonoski were greeted at George Bush Intercontinental Airport by a crowd of family, friends
By MARC LEVYAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Democratic political action committee began running TV ads in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to boost Democratic Sen. Bob Casey's reelection bid against a surprisingly strong challenge from Republican Tom Smith, a tea party favorite who has
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Three decades ago, Ken Kallin began amassing the 120,000 pieces in a memorabilia collection that includes photographs signed by Muhammad Ali and Neil Armstrong along with rare books and trading cards. By the end of Saturday, he's
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Apple had heard tales of some ordinary people who not only didn't want to spend $500 on a tablet, but also liked a 7-inch screen size too. However it didn't believe such silly stories, and filed them away in the same drawer as ghosts and goblins. Then, Amazon and