When the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Edward Steffelin last year, the agency issued a press release telling the world it had accused him of fraud. So how did the world first learn that the SEC had dropped its claims against him?
When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out Oscars this weekend, the smart money is on Daniel Day-Lewis to take home the best-actor award for the title role in “Lincoln.” It would be his third Oscar.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Democrats will pursue their plan to curb the use of filibusters to block legislation if the party and Republican lawmakers don’t reach agreement on the matter this week.
Patricia Dunn, the onetime Hewlett- Packard Co. chairman fired in 2006 for overseeing a company investigation that relied on detectives posing as reporters to obtain phone records, has died. She was 58.
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co., China’s fourth-biggest coal producer, agreed to buy Gloucester Coal Ltd. for about A$2.1 billion ($2.1 billion) in cash and shares to gain more mines and port access in Australia.