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  • Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis

    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis
    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston who was Maryland's special counsel during the 1985 savings and loan crisis, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist...
  • European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday

    European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday
    The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials. If approved by antitrust regulators in...
  • E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

    E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil
    Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books. A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Edson Spencer dies at 85; CEO refocused Honeywell Inc.

    Edson Spencer, who as head of Honeywell Inc. first battled IBM's dominance of the computer market in the 1980s, then gave in and focused his company on automation and aerospace technology, has died. He was 85. He died Sunday at his home in Wayzata, Minn....
  • Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy

    Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy
    Blue Moon in Bulgaria? Carling and Coors Light in Croatia? With its $3.54-billion purchase of Prague- and Amsterdam-based brewer StarBev, Molson Coors Brewing Co. may be able to place more of its brands in Central and Eastern Europe. Molson Coors...
  • Burger King to go public -- again

    Burger King to go public -- again
    The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King  is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again. Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
  • Tech firms to pay $553 million in settlement over alleged LCD price fixing

     
    Tech firms to pay $553 million to settle multi-state suit alleging illegal price inflation on LCD screens and monitors....
  • Apple fined in Italy, accused of misleading warranties

     
    Italy has fined Apple 900,000 euros, or about $1.2 million, accusing the tech giant of selling consumers two-year AppleCare warranties when they were entitled to free two-year warranties under Italian law....
  • Google gets personal, searches your world, not just the Web

     
    For Google, it's personal. The Internet search giant is no longer going to roll out the same search results to everyone. Starting Tuesday, Google will pluck only the results most relevant to you -- and not just from billions of......