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34 min ago | West Australian

Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said Friday.


Related Topix: Bitcoin, Reuters

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Creative Recycling Systems files for Chapt. 11, plans to close many U.S. facilities

The receiver appointed to the Regions Bank vs. Creative Recycling Systems lawsuit in Tampa filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday on behalf of the company.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy

8 hrs ago | WHAS11

'99 Homes' brings US subprime crisis to Venice

The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival.


Related Topix: Goodbye Solo, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Watton releases - smoking gun' in lawsuit against government

The owners of Humber Valley Resort have released an internal memo that allegedly indicates the provincial government initially had no intention of taking back expansion lands committed to the resort in 2008.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Official reports bigger crowds at Kearney Archway

Attendance continues to climb at The Archway, a formerly bankrupt museum that spans Interstate 80 in the south-central Nebraska community of Kearney, an museum official said.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Marketing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Republic

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.


Related Topix: Bitcoin, Cellphones, Rafael Correa

CBC News

Frank Anderson pleads guilty to forged document charge

An audit firm hired by the Nova Scotia government found serious deficiencies at the South West Shore Development Authority.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy


RadioShack Shares Have Been On An Absolute Tear

Just this week, shares of RadioShack have more than doubled, bringing the stock back above a dollar after it officially became a penny stock following a terrible first quarter report back in June.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Business News

Indiana Ethanol Plant Restarts After 2012 Shutdown

An energy company has resumed production at an ethanol plant in Indiana along the Ohio River that was shut down more than two years ago by its previous owner.


Related Topix: Indiana, Mount Vernon, IN, Linden, IN, Bankruptcy


Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Montana, Bankruptcy

Automotive News

Court rejects creditor protection for Saab owner NEVS

A Swedish court rejected an application from China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden , which bought bankrupt Saab in 2012, for protection against creditors while it concludes funding talks.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Autos

Lowell Sun

Market Basket nearing point of no return?

With each day that goes by without a sale or resolution that brings workers and customers back to Market Basket, the chain keeps getting closer to a point when it can no longer keep its doors open.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Comedy Movies, Arthur, UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA

The Detroit News

Daniel Howes: $4 billion loan no grand bargain for Detroit

Detroit's holdout bond insurers, facing the prospect of meager returns in the city's historic bankruptcy case, are not going quietly.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Bankruptcy

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.


Related Topix: Bitcoin, us Travel, Travel, Retail, Overstockcom, Apparel, Household Products, University Village (Seattle, WA), International District (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Malaysia Chronicle

a Failure Like Proton: Time to sell or liquidate Malaysia Airlines

When I think of the many needed functions of government, owning or running an airline is not one of them.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Bankruptcy

Capitol View Commerce Center shooting for October opening

There are no more floors gaping open with exposed steel girders in the office building at Cameron and Herr streets.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Northumberland County, PA


PwC must face $1 billion lawsuit over MF Global advice

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.


Related Topix: Banking, Reserve Bank of Australia, Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accounting, Bankruptcy, Jon Corzine, US Governors

El Paso Times

FBI raids Anamarc College

FBI agents arrived shortly after 6:30 a.m. at the Anamarc College campus at 3210 Dyer Street.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Bankruptcy

US bureau offers Bitcoin advice

The US government has issued an advisory that warns about the risks that Bitcoins and other virtual currencies pose to consumers.


Related Topix: Bitcoin

The Washington Post

Banker Arrest Rattles Lenders as Slowdown Deepens: India Credit

The arrest of an Indian banker amid probes into lending violations looks set to prompt tighter loan approvals that may deepen the worst credit slowdown since 2009.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, World News, India, Business News


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