By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that likely would have led to greater disclosure of who is paying for certain election ads.
In March, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that the Federal Election
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The CEO of a failed artificial sweetener company was charged Tuesday with theft and securities fraud in Missouri for allegedly using bond revenues to avoid foreclosure on his Beverly Hills, Calif., home and misleading financiers about the
By JOANN LOVIGLIO and MARYCLARIE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Eight more priest-abuse lawsuits were filed Tuesday against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its priests, including a jailed monsignor who now says he was convicted of child endangerment following a sham abuse plea by
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - One of two brothers who formerly owned the auto service contract seller US Fidelis was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in federal prison for fraud and tax evasion.
Cory Atkinson, 42, of Lake St. Louis, Mo., pleaded guilty to the federal
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An Ohio franchisee who runs several western Pennsylvania Panera Bread stores has agreed to pay more than $76,000 to settle discrimination claims by current and former black employees.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gary Lancaster on Monday told
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The amount of bad debt in Spain's banks rose to a record in July, according to data released Tuesday, as the country came under further pressure to take up the European Central Bank's offer to help governments struggling with too much debt