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  • Jeb Magruder, Nixon Aide Jailed After Watergate, Dies at 79

    Jeb Stuart Magruder, a former aide in President Richard Nixon’s administration who was imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal before becoming a Presbyterian minister, has died. He was 79.

  • Wall Street $100 Million Man Makes Vermont Downton Abbey

    Andrew J. Hall, the former Citigroup Inc. oil trader whose pay package of about $100 million ensnared him in the fight over compensation at bailed- out banks in 2009, is selling handmade lavender soap and grass- fed Angus beef from a farm in Reading, Vermont.

  • Greenberg, Clifford Chance, Venable: Business of Law

    Greenberg Traurig LLP announced leadership changes, including the promotion of Hilarie Bass to co-president from global operating shareholder. Bass, a Miami partner, is the first female president of the firm and holds the highest position a woman has held there.

  • Obama Pursuing Leakers Sends Warning to Whistle-Blowers

    Eric Holder, attorney general under President Barack Obama, has prosecuted more government officials for alleged leaks under the World War I-era Espionage Act than all his predecessors combined, including law-and-order Republicans John Mitchell, Edwin Meese and John Ashcroft.

  • Poor Kid on Block Gets Fleeced by Elderly: Laurence Kotlikoff

    One of the supposedly good things produced by the Great Recession is a change in the spending behavior of the American public. The personal savings rate is now running at 6 percent -- three times higher than in 2007. Do a Google search on the term “personal saving” and you’ll find articles applauding Americans’ newfound abstinence.

  • Ex-All Blacks Coach John Mitchell Stabbed in Home Invasion in South Africa

    Former New Zealand rugby coach John Mitchel l was attacked and stabbed by two intruders at his apartment in Johannesburg, where he is coaching the Lions team.

  • John Mitchell Gets Early Release From Force to Coach Super 15 Rival Lions

    John Mitchell was released from the final year of his contract as head coach of the Western Force Super 15 rugby team to take up an offer with South Africa’s Golden Lions.

  • Arthur Sulzberger, Ex-New York Times Publisher, Dies at 86

    Arthur O. “Punch” Sulzberger, who in three decades as publisher of the New York Times helped revamp the newspaper with special sections, diversified the company’s business and fought the U.S. government’s attempt to halt the paper’s printing of the Pentagon Papers, has died. He was 86.

  • How Obama Can Rescue His Presidency From Faux Scandals

    Here’s the White House view of the current trilogy of so-called scandals: Republicans are trying to destroy President Barack Obama’s second term by magnifying bureaucratic miscues and distorting policy realities. This isn’t without some merit.

  • Picasso Sells: Kanye West, Lauder View $5.4 Billion Fair

    A Picasso painting was among early sales as Ronald Lauder, Kanye West and Sheikh Saud al Thani were among VIPs browsing the world’s biggest art and antiques fair.

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