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  • How storage lockers and distant relatives change the Vivian Maier case

    The story of how the work of photographer Vivian Maier came to light is pretty wondrous: a young real estate agent named John Maloof purchases a box of Maier's belongings at auction in 2007. The box, it turns out, contains images produced by Maier in...
  • Brazil prosecutor seeks to freeze $641 mln in Batista's assets

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Eike Batista, accusing the fallen tycoon of market manipulation and seeking to freeze up to $1.5 billion reais ($641 million) worth of his financial assets and properties....
  • Andrew Kay dies at 95; inventor pioneered compact computers

    Andrew Kay dies at 95; inventor pioneered compact computers
    For a few years in the 1980s, Andrew Kay's computers were top-quality, low-cost and, for the day, feather-light. The Kaypro II, one of the top-selling "portables" in America, weighed in at a mere 26 pounds. While elephantine by today's standards, it was...
  • Outside Opinion: TV law ads may be useful, like knife commercials

     Outside Opinion: TV law ads may be useful, like knife commercials
    Attorneys advertising their services — often in emphatic, dramatic tones — have become a staple of television. Why are there so many lawyer TV commercials, and are they beneficial? Here is one of two views: Many of us, whether for reasons of...
  • RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ

    RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ
    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
  • Revel bidder: Distress is his business

    Glenn E. Straub, a South Florida investor, emerged from nowhere this week with his $90 million cash bid for Atlantic City, N.J.'s bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel. But for the last 20 years, Straub, 67, has made it his business to buy distressed properties...
  • Detroit end in sight as deals leave FGIC last major bankruptcy holdout

    DETROIT (Reuters) - With key players in Detroit's historic bankruptcy case locked in marathon mediation sessions, the pressure is on bond insurer Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., the last major holdout creditor, to settle with the city. Judicial...
  • Orion Pictures Label Returns for First Time in 15 Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Orion Pictures, the distributor of '80s and '90s independent hits such as "RoboCop," "The Terminator" and "The Silence of the Lambs," is making its first theatrical appearance in 15 years. "The Town That Dreaded Sundown," a...
  • Detroit bankruptcy trial delayed until Monday as sides near deal

    Detroit bankruptcy trial delayed until Monday as sides near deal
    A federal judge on Wednesday put the landmark trial on Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy on hold until Monday as the city neared reaching a deal with one of its most formidable hold-out creditors. Bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc and the city on...
  • Detroit, counties reach deal over water, sewer authority

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit reached a deal with three Michigan counties over regional water and sewer services that could eliminate one roadblock to federal court approval of the city's plan to adjust its debt and exit bankruptcy, officials announced on...
  • Companies win federal contracts while flouting labor law

    RALEIGH, N.C. Robert Malick has weathered plenty of uncertainty in the 22 years he's run a multimillion-dollar heating and air conditioning firm. His secret to success: Follow the money and the people who can get it. To do it, his company, Southern...