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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 916 of 938 -

Strauss-Kahn Rape Charges Dropped

October 2, 2012 |

French prosecutors said they have dropped preliminary gang-rape charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn because the alleged victim said she had consensual sex with the former IMF chief. What’s News Europe

Jobless Spaniards Look to Ireland

October 2, 2012 |

Antonio Ojeda, a 30-year-old unemployed Spaniard with a degree in information technology, is looking for a job in a crisis-stricken euro-zone country where his skills are in demand: Ireland. What’s News Europe

Georgia’s President Concedes Defeat

October 2, 2012 |

President Mikhail Saakashvili conceded defeat in parliamentary elections regarded as a litmus test on Western-style governance in the former Soviet Union, and which are likely to push Georgia closer to Moscow. What’s News Europe

FCPA Inc.: The Business of Bribery

October 2, 2012 |

The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has become big business for the lawyers who delve into the operations of companies regarding possible bribery overseas. US Business

J.P. Morgan Sued on Mortgage Bonds

October 2, 2012 |

New York’s attorney general filed a civil complaint against the company Monday, alleging widespread fraud by the company’s Bear Stearns unit in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. What’s News Asia

Four Charged in U.K. Insider Probe

October 1, 2012 |

British authorities charged four people, including a former executive at Deutsche Bank, in relation to an alleged insider-trading ring in the most high-profile U.K. case of its kind. What’s News Europe

British Banks Face Heat From on High

October 1, 2012 |

The British banking industry has faced angry politicians, regulators and consumers. This fall, a new player joined the inquisition: a bishop wearing a cross made of nails. What’s News Europe

Start-Up Skirts Cellphone Data Plans

October 1, 2012 |

A start-up backed by a founder of Skype is set to launch a wireless data service that promises to save customers hundreds of dollars a year. US Business

Xstrata Board Recommends Glencore Deal

October 1, 2012 |

Xstrata’s board of directors recommended that its shareholders vote in favor of Glencore’s revised merger proposal after making several revisions aimed at breaking a logjam over executive pay. What’s News Europe

Asia’s Vulnerabilities Show

October 1, 2012 |

Asia’s manufacturing sectors showed tentative signs of improvement in September, but the region may not be able to drag the developed world out of the mire. What’s News Asia