Miss U.S. Virgin Islands 2011, walks the runway during a fashion ...
Sep 4th, 2011
(AP) - Miss U.S. Virgin Islands 2011, walks the runway during a fashion show at The Week nightclub in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. The 2011 Miss Universe competition is scheduled to be held on Sept. 12. (AP Photo/Miss Universe Organization, Patrick Prather -
(Reuters) - The Justice Department on Monday asked a federal judge to deny Standard & Poor's motion to dismiss a government lawsuit against the ratings agency, saying its statements on certain financial products were fraudulent and not mere "puffery". In a $5 billion suit, the U.S. government has accused S&P, owned by McGraw-... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Mockridge, the previous head of News Corp's British arm News International, will take the helm at cable group Virgin Media, one of Rupert Murdoch's biggest rivals in the British pay TV market. Mockridge will take over as chief executive of Virgin once its $15.75 billion (10.16 billion pounds) acquisition by U.S. cab... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld the acquittals of 24 loyalists of Hosni Mubarak who were tried for having organized a medieval-style attack in which the ex-president's supporters riding camels and horses attacked anti-government demonstrators, a pivotal moment in the country's 2011 uprising. (Source: As... [Full Article]
By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday. Rights groups and some U.S. lawmakers fear Obama has moved too... [Full Article]