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Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal
Greece's parliament voted early Thursday following a marathon 20-hour session to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal
Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal
In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal
Greece : 2 ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe case
Two former Greek government ministers have filed criminal lawsuits against witnesses who allegedly implicated them and other former officials in a pharmaceuticals scandal
Greek ex-prime minister files complaint vs current leader
A former Greek prime minister accused of involvement in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal has filed a criminal complaint against current Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and another six people, including the deputy justice minister and three prosecutors
Black Friday Protests at Wal-Mart
Morning Business Memo… It could get noisy outside your local Wal-Mart. Federal labor officials still have made no decision on a request by the world’s largest retailer to stop scheduled protests by a union-backed group on Black Friday outside its stores. Wal-Mart claims the demonstrations...
Election 2012: Obama's Top 8 Post-Election Economic Issues
Now that the anticipation of the presidential election is behind investors' minds, the next hurdle of uncertainty is the fiscal cliff and Europe. Stocks are reaching lows not reached in months. The forecast for the European economy is gloomy, and Americans are anticipating gridlock over impending
Dow Suffers Worst Drop of the Year
The Dow Jones Industrial Average had the biggest point drop since November 2011. The Dow closed at 12,932.73, down 312.95 points, or 2.4 percent. The S&P 500 also dropped 2.4 percent to 1,394.54 while the Nasdaq Composite fell 2.5 percent to 2,937.29. Stocks opened lower...
Police on Alert As Merkel to Visit Greece
German Chancellor Angela Merkel brings her tough-talking advocacy for austerity to ground zero of the European debt crisis Tuesday, and police in Athens are so nervous they are employing as many security measures as they would for a visit by a U.S. president. Police have...
Apple-Samsung, Split-Court Verdict on Patents
Morning Business Memo It’s a draw. A court in South Korea has ruled that Apple and Samsung both infringed on each others’ patents. The decision comes as a global fight between the two tech rivals is played out in legal cases across the globe. The...
The Global Note: Turkey & Syria…Terror Alerts…The Queen In Northern Ireland…Olympic Inspiration
SYRIA -A WARNING FROM TURKEY…As the crisis with Syria over the downing of a Turkish warplane showed no sign of easing, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, issued a blunt warning to Damascus: Don’t push us too far. “Every military element that approaches the Turkish...