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U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence

2:47pm EDT

NEW YORK Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil." | Video

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee

1:28pm EDT

NEW YORK The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that funneled money to Madoff for 14 years.

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third

11:21am EDT

NEW YORK Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third

11:19am EDT

NEW YORK Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third

11:05am EDT

NEW YORK Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third

6:00am EDT

NEW YORK, July 17 Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

SEC reaches $60 million settlements involving ex-American Realty executives

Jul 16 2019

NEW YORK Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of charges they wrongfully extracted millions of dollars from the real estate investment trust.

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court

Jul 16 2019

NEW YORK A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."

SEC reaches $60 mln settlements involving ex-American Realty executives

Jul 16 2019

NEW YORK, July 16 Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of charges they wrongfully extracted millions of dollars from the real estate investment trust.

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal

Jul 15 2019

A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial.

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