Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home (page 104)

Author Archives: Bloomberg News

Federal judge pleads not guilty to sex charges

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent, the first sitting federal judge accused of sex crimes, pleaded not guilty and was allowed to remain free on bond after the charges were expanded to include allegations by a ...

Read More »

Skilling conviction upheld; court orders resentencing

By Jef Feeley and Thom Weidlich A U.S. appeals court upheld the conviction of former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling for spearheading the fraud that destroyed the world’s largest energy trader, while finding defects in his sentence. A ...

Read More »

Nation Briefs

Tyson pleads guilty to worker’s poisoning Tyson Foods, the second-largest U.S. chicken producer, pleaded guilty to willful violations of worker-safety regulations that led to the death of an employee at an Arkansas plant. The U.S. Justice Department said in a ...

Read More »

P&G settles suit over Olay patents

Procter & Gamble Co., the world’s largest consumer-products company, said a rival has agreed to stop selling look-a-like versions of its Olay moisturizing cream to settle a lawsuit. Fruit of the Earth, a closely held company based in Irving, Texas, ...

Read More »

N.Y. can sue H&R Block on behalf of nonresidents

H&R Block must defend against claims by New York that it deceptively marketed retirement accounts to both residents and nonresidents, an appeals court ruled. New York’s Appellate Division in Manhattan, in a decision made public Tuesday, upheld a lower-court decision, ...

Read More »