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  • Still shaky despite Fed assurance

    Still shaky despite Fed assurance
    LONDON (Reuters) - European shares were back in negative territory on Thursday, a brief lift from U.S. Federal Reserve meeting minutes proving short-lived as investors worried whether markets could go it alone without the U.S. central bank's emergency support.
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - German lender Commerzbank AG is expected to pay between $600 million and $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The penalty,...

    BNP pleads guilty again in $9 billion U.S. sanctions accord

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan,...

    Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal

    Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal
    For the German photographer who chose a picture of a Jewish child as the ideal Aryan for Nazi propagandists, it was a sly joke. For the child's family, it became a terrifying ordeal. Hessy Taft was 6 months old in 1935 when her portrait by the well-known...

    Defending Tour De France Champ Froome Quits Race After Crashes

    — Chaos and carnage rained down on the Tour de France Wednesday as defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the race on stage five and Vincenzo Nibali seized overall control. On a miserable, wet day in northern France, Froome did not even...