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  • Volcker critical of delays in namesake rule

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on Friday criticized a decision to delay full implementation of a rule that bears his name and aims to curb banks’ risky investments. The Fed said…

  • Jerry Sandusky is denied $4,900-a-month pension

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for…

  • Brazil trying to make good use of new stadiums

    SAO PAULO (AP) — It’s white elephant time for World Cup stadiums — again. When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer’s showcase tournament. It was…

  • 2012 movie massacre hung over ‘Interview’ decision

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing “The Interview” earlier this week, the fate of the movie’s big-screen life was all…

  • EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material. Environmentalists had pushed…

  • AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

    GENEVA (AP) — Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn’t enforce important values against anonymous terrorists. The best-selling author says he was prepared to make himself an example…

  • Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments

    Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama’s remarks Friday that the studio “made a mistake” in not releasing its embattled film “The Interview”: – “As the events of…

  • Hackers warn not to release ‘The Interview’ in any form

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio’s “wise” decision to cancel the release of “The Interview” and warning not to distribute the film “in…

  • A look at large coal ash spills in the US

    The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, called coal ash, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material. The Obama announcement…

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader. He declared the United States would respond…

  • Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A drilling company has pleaded guilty to committing environmental and maritime crimes in Alaska’s Arctic. Bernie G. Wolford Jr., president of Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, appeared in federal court in Anchorage…

  • Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season’s blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans…

  • Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn’t expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic…

  • T-Mobile paying at least $90M for unwanted services

    WASHINGTON (AP) — T-Mobile US will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn’t order, under a settlement with federal regulators. The Federal Trade Commission announced…

  • Paul, Rubio clash over Obama’s Cuba policy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul took a series of online digs Friday at potential GOP presidential rival Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida over President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy, declaring that he rejects…