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  • Yellen Jobs Dashboard Shows Rate Rise Far on Horizon: Economy

    More than two-thirds of the gauges on Janet Yellen’s labor-market dashboard are still showing worse readings than before the recession, reinforcing her belief that the economy will need “extraordinary support” from the Federal Reserve for “some time to come.”

  • Duke Assistant Wojciechowski Hired as Marquette Basketball Coach

    Duke University assistant coach Steve Wojciechowski has been hired at Marquette University, which ranked sixth nationally in men’s basketball spending at $10.7 million last season.

  • Duke Assistant Collins Named Basketball Coach at Northwestern

    Chris Collins became the second former Duke University basketball player to land a college head coaching job this week, taking over at Northwestern University.

  • Thatcher Papers Reveal Fury With BOE Chief, Drinks With Spy

    Margaret Thatcher vented her fury at the governor of the Bank of England after he raised interest rates in 1983 while she was contemplating calling elections, newly released papers reveal.

  • MoFo & Skadden on Softbank, Akin Gump: Business of Law

    Morrison & Foerster LLP represents Softbank Corp., which agreed to buy a stake of about 70 percent in Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20.1 billion as Japan’s third- biggest mobile-phone operator seeks growth overseas amid a declining local market. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP served as lead counsel to Sprint.

  • Kirkland, Gibson Dunn, V&E, Drinker: Business of Law

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Mark Filip and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Joseph Warin led the negotiations with the U.S. government for BP Plc, which reached a $4.5 billion settlement to end criminal charges against the company and resolve securities claims relating to the worst U.S. oil spill, according to court documents.

  • New Strategies Needed to End AIDS Epidemic, Speakers Say

    New strategies are needed to take advantage of scientific breakthroughs that promise to break the back of an AIDS epidemic that last year killed more than 4,000 people a day worldwide, U.S. and global officials said.

  • Nomura Code Viability Said to Be Under Review by Parent

    Nomura Holdings Inc. is reviewing the financial viability of Nomura Code Securities Ltd., the Japanese bank’s U.K. brokerage specializing in health and clean- technology companies, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

  • Republicans Keep House Majority While Losing Six Seats

    Republicans retained control of the House of Representatives, losing a half-dozen seats to Democrats even as President Barack Obama won a second term and Senate Democrats expanded their majority.

  • Boeing, GE Update House Donations After Backing Losers

    The political action committee of Boeing Co. last year donated $3,000 to then-Representative Larry Kissell’s bid for re-election. Thirteen days after the North Carolina Democrat lost, the PAC cut a $1,000 check to Richard Hudson, the Republican who ousted him.

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