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UPDATE 3-Romania arrests central bank deputy governor in graft investigation

* Central bank says case will not impede policy-making (Adds lawyer)

UPDATE 1-Brazil prosecutors sue to block license for ThyssenKrupp mill

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 28 Regional prosecutors in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state filed a lawsuit on Thursday to block the granting of an operating license to ThyssenKrupp AG's CSA plant until a thorough environmental assessment is conducted.

Brazil prosecutors sue to block license for ThyssenKrupp mill

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 28 Regional prosecutors in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state filed a lawsuit on Thursday to block the granting of an operating license to Thyssenkrupp AG's CSA plant until a thorough environmental assessment is conducted.

Prosecutors drop appeal after ex-Porsche CEO cleared of market manipulation

BERLIN German prosecutors on Thursday dropped an appeal against a court ruling that acquitted former Porsche SE chief executive Wendelin Wiedeking of market manipulation during a 2008-9 takeover battle with Volkswagen .

Jul 28 2016

In clash of billionaires, Bloomberg calls Trump White House race 'a con'

PHILADELPHIA New York media mogul Michael Bloomberg assailed fellow billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling his U.S. presidential race a "con" and ripping into his history of bankruptcies and lawsuits. | Video

Election 2016, Politics Jul 27 2016

Brazil prosecutor freezes $11.7 mln of Facebook funds due to WhatsApp case

SAO PAULO, July 27 The public federal prosecutor in the Brazilian state of Amazonas said on Wednesday the court there froze 38 million reais ($11.7 million) of funds held in Facebook Inc's account for failing to comply with a court order to supply data on users of the company's WhatsApp messaging service who are under criminal investigation.

State prosecutors reject U.S. lawmakers' subpoena on Exxon probe

WASHINGTON The top state prosecutors in New York and Massachusetts said on Tuesday they will refuse to comply with a subpoena from U.S. congressmen for details on their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors on climate change risks.

Jul 26 2016

UPDATE 1-State prosecutors reject U.S. lawmakers' subpoena on Exxon probe

WASHINGTON, July 26 The top state prosecutors in New York and Massachusetts said on Tuesday they will refuse to comply with a subpoena from U.S. congressmen for details on their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors on climate change risks.

Goldman is sued in U.S. over merger linked to Malaysia's 1MDB

NEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc was sued on Tuesday by a major shareholder of a Malaysian bank it once advised, and which accused the Wall Street bank of fraudulently shortchanging it in a merger to curry favor with that country's prime minister.

Jul 26 2016

German prosecutors widen Volkswagen probe to 21 staff

FRANKFURT Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said they had widened their probe into diesel emissions cheating, with 21 current and former Volkswagen staff under investigation.

Jul 26 2016