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Regulators Scrutinize Auto Lenders Over Add-Ons

May 3, 2013 |

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued subpoenas to U.S. auto lenders over the sale of extended warranties and other financial products, expanding a civil probe that could slow the booming car-loan industry.
WSJ.com: US Business

Australia Gets Closer to China

May 3, 2013 |

Australia has sent the clearest signal yet that it wants to deepen military ties with China, its biggest trading partner, risking strained relations with its longstanding ally the U.S.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Prosecutor in Musharraf Case Killed

May 3, 2013 |

The Pakistani government’s lead prosecutor in a case involving former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was shot to death in Islamabad on his way to court.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Verizon Talks Tough to Vodafone

May 3, 2013 |

In comments that appear aimed at pressuring Vodafone to sell its stake in the companies’ U.S. joint venture, Verizon’s CEO hinted that Verizon Wireless might not pay a distribution to its two owners this year.
WSJ.com: US Business

A Depression May Be in Eye of Beholder

May 2, 2013 |

Determining whether Europe—or parts of it—is in an economic depression is difficult because there is no widely accepted definition.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Draghi Opens Door to More Easing

May 2, 2013 |

ECB President Mario Draghi said that the bank may be able to ease its monetary policy still further even after cutting its benchmark lending rate to a new low of 0.5%.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Retailers Wage War Against Long Lines

May 2, 2013 |

Supermarket giant Kroger is winning the war against lengthy checkout lines with a powerful weapon: infrared cameras long used by the military and law-enforcement to track people.
WSJ.com: US Business

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen to 15 Years

May 2, 2013 |

North Korea said a U.S. citizen detained in the country since late last year had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for unspecified “hostile acts.”
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Clubby London Trading Scene Fostered Rate-Fixing Scandal

May 2, 2013 |

The Libor-manipulation probes are highlighting how favor-trading between brokers and traders escalated from expense-account meals and nighttime carousing to more legally questionable activities.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Indonesians Rally on Day of Global Protests

May 2, 2013 |

Protesters took to the streets in Turkey and Greece to mark the traditional labor day.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe