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SEC charges Florida man for insider trading of Mylan stock

NEW YORK (AP) — A former executive at pharmaceutical company Mylan has pleaded guilty to insider trading in the company’s securities, the Justice Department said Friday. The departme...

South Korean journalists fear new laws will muzzle media

South Korea's ruling Democratic Party is pushing ahead with controversial amendments to a law that critics charge are designed to muzzle the media and will give the government wide-ranging powers ...

Feds: Dark web operator sought to sell inside information

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say they are seeking a fugitive who tried to create a marketplace in the dark spaces of the internet for those with an appetite for inside information on stocks. ...

Chinese regulator halts Huya-Douyu game-streaming merger

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s market regulator on Saturday blocked the merger of Tencent-backed game streaming platforms Douyu and Huya following an anti-monopoly investigation, as authorities ramp up scru...

China steps up supervision of overseas-listed firms after Didi IPO drama

BEIJING, July 6 (Reuters) - China will step up supervision of Chinese firms listed offshore, its cabinet said on Tuesday, days after Beijing launched a cybersecurity investigation into ride-hailing gi...

Column: Mickelson's diet of coffee, low-hanging fruit shows

Phil Mickelson's diet these days appears to consist of coffee and low-hanging fruit. And it's turning into quite a feast. The early summer months on the PGA Tour sh...

Judge who presided over Michael Cohen case dies at age 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge William H. Pauley III, who presided over the criminal case against ex-President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer during a tenure on the federal bench lasting more than two d...

EXPLAINER: Why China is investigating tech firms like Didi

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators have clamped down on the country’s largest ride-hailing app, Didi Global Inc., days after its shares began trading in New York. Authorities told Didi to stop new re...

EXPLAINER: Why and when are companies criminally charged?

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers representing former president Donald Trump's company say they believe the Manhattan district attorney plans to ask a state grand jury to indict the Trump Organization in an inv...

Eastman Kodak execs told to testify in insider trading probe

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO and general counsel of Eastman Kodak must both testify under oath as part of an investigation from New York's attorney general into possible insider trading, a judge ordered Tu...

2-year sentence for man convicted of insider Amazon trading

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man who admitted using inside information from his wife about Amazon to trade the company's stock has been sentenced to 26 months in prison. Viky Bo...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 11, the 131st day of 2021. There are 234 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 11,...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Fantasy soccer game offers up inside info, vexing EPL coach

If a Premier League team wants the inside track on an opponent’s injury status ahead of a game, there’s an online resource it can increasingly lean on to get crucial information. The...

Review: An insider's look behind the '60 Minutes' stopwatch

“Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes,” by Ira Rosen (St. Martin’s Press) Long-time multi-award winning producer Ira Rosen has written a sometimes sad, often funny, always ...