3M Co., the maker of Scotch tape and Post-It Notes, lost its bid to sue Porton Capital Inc. over an alleged $30 million extortion scheme after failing to persuade a federal judge the case could be tried in his Washington court.
Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash, facing U.S. bribery charges, said there’s nothing prosecutors can offer that would entice him to divulge what he knows about how Russia moves its gas revenue around.
Attorney and TV commentator Lanny J. Davis celebrated his new book, “Crisis Tales: Five Rules for Coping With Crises in Business, Politics, and Life,” with a wine and cheese reception last night at the Hamilton.
Twenty for-profit colleges reaped $521 million in U.S. taxpayer funds in 2010, seven times more than in 2006, by recruiting armed-services members and veterans through misleading marketing, according to a Congressional report today.
Mitt Romney’s enduring problem is that we don’t know what lies beneath the eager-to-please demeanor that leads him to emit impenetrable lines like the one this weekend about loving Michigan because its “trees are the right height.”
President Barack Obama, locked in a bitter standoff with congressional Republicans that has shut down much of the federal government for the first time in 17 years, is pondering his next career move: sports team owner.
MTN Group Ltd., Africa’s largest wireless operator, bribed officials, arranged meetings between Iranian and South African leaders, and promised Iran weapons and United Nations votes in exchange for a license to provide mobile-phone service in the Islamic Republic, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS alleged in a lawsuit.