A single, unprovoked punch to the head from a stranger was enough to kill teenager Thomas Kelly as he walked through Sydney’s most famous nightspot with his girlfriend. Almost two years on, authorities are fighting back.
Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and three other banks agreed to pay $25 million to New York to resolve some monetary claims over the use of a mortgage database after reaching a $25 billion national settlement over foreclosure practices.
Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. , along with three other U.S. mortgage servicers, proposed paying $5 billion to settle a probe of their foreclosure practices by state and federal officials, two people familiar with the matter said.
Horace Mann School, an elite prep school in New York City, issued an apology for decades of abuse of students by teachers and administrators, without agreeing to the independent investigation sought by victims.
Horace Mann, the New York City prep school at the center of sexual-abuse allegations by former students, should conduct an “independent and transparent” probe into the alleged crimes, attorney Gloria Allred said.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan , questioning whether JPMorgan Chase & Co. is violating state consumer protection laws as it pursues residential foreclosures, demanded a meeting with the lender.
Samsung Electronics Co., facing allegations that it stole tablet computer patents from Apple Inc., says the design for such devices can be traced back to Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey.”