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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Business

Dupont Fined $1.275M in West Virginia Toxic Pollution Case

2 hours 23 minutes ago - Fox Business
DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million and spend an estimated $2.3 million more to settle claims by U.S. officials that the global chemical conglomerate failed to prevent toxic releases of hazardous substances in West Virginia that killed at least one man, environmental regulators said on Wednesday

Opening of Baltimore's 1st casino highlights trend away from traditional gambling destinations

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Fox Business
At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne

Denver police testing use of body cameras as part of study by Taser, University of Cambridge

2 hours 11 minutes ago - Fox Business
Some Denver police officers are using body cameras on patrol as part of a study of their effectiveness, and officials hope to have all 800 patrol officers outfitted with the devices by next year

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

2 hours 3 minutes ago - Fox Business
U.S. stocks drifted mostly higher Wednesday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index set a record for the third day in a row

South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. announces plan for $1 billion car factory in Mexico

2 hours 1 minute ago - Fox Business
South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. says it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico that is expected to begin production in 2016

Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction Against Samsung

2 hours 13 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
A federal judge Wednesday denied a request from Apple Inc. to bar Samsung Electronics Co. from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents

Dupont Settles Over Toxic Gas Leaks

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
DuPont agreed to pay $1.28 million to resolve alleged violations tied to hazardous chemical leaks at a West Virginia chemical plant that left one DuPont worker dead

S Korea probes banks over rates collusion

13 hours 6 minutes ago - Financial Times
Authorities investigate country’s four largest commercial banks over possible interest rate collusion, amid rising regulatory scrutiny globally

Figures on government spending and debt

2 hours 57 minutes ago - Fox Business
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated)

JPM Attacked by Russian Computer Hackers: Report

2 hours 52 minutes ago - Fox Business
JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank were attacked by Russian hackers in mid-August and the FBI is investigating whether the assault was in retaliation for U.S.-government sponsored sanctions against the country, according to a report by Bloomberg News citing two unnamed sources

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