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  • U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination

    U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination
    It doesn't get much publicity compared with other home mortgage issues, but it appears to be a persistent problem: Lenders and mortgage insurers allegedly delay or deny loan applications when a borrower is pregnant or heading for maternity leave....
  • Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized
    Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks. One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
  • Report: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL

    The Sports Xchange Report: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL The DEA is investigating the abuse of prescriptions drugs in NFL locker rooms, according to the New York Daily News. The federal agency began its probe after a group of retired players...
  • Judge Steven Feren faces election challenge from lawyer John Contini

    Broward Circuit Judge Steven Feren was no stranger to politics when he first ran for a seat on the bench six years ago. Feren, 63, had already served more than a decade as mayor of Sunrise, and before that, he was in the Florida House of Representatives...
  • Sony/ATV threatens to withdraw from ASCAP and BMI

    Sony/ATV Music Publishing has said it may completely withdraw from two U.S. groups that distribute songwriter royalties if changes are not made to the regulations that govern those organizations. This comes more than a month after the U.S. Justice...
  • L.A.'s $2-billion jail: It's not enough

    L.A.'s $2-billion jail: It's not enough
    The cost of the new jail that Los Angeles County supervisors approved earlier this year is generally pegged at a staggering $2 billion, but that's really just shorthand. The figure doesn't include the cost of demolishing the decrepit Men's Central Jail,...
  • Guantanamo judge's secret order on secret motion is so secret defense lawyers can't see it

    In the latest installment of the Guantanamo war court's most mysterious legal filings two motions so secret that the public can't know their titles an Army judge has issued a classified order to prosecutors that even the defense lawyers can't see. The...
  • Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord

    U.S. judge says she is troubled by Apple $450 million e-books deal
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers...
  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...
  • Speaker Boehner says he will file suit over Obama's job performance

    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday threatened to file a lawsuit against President Obama later this year for "not faithfully executing" the nation's laws, a new escalation in a Republican campaign against what it views as presidential...
  • Senators spar over the need for new voting rights legislation

    Republicans and Democrats in the Senate argued bitterly Wednesday about the need for a new law to protect the voting rights of minorities. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on proposed legislation to resuscitate a critical provision of the...