Judge Michael E. Pastor (L) listens to prosecution witness Dr. ...
Oct 13th, 2011
(Reuters) - Judge Michael E. Pastor (L) listens to prosecution witness Dr. Nader Kamangar (R) during his testimony at Dr. Conrad Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles October 13, 2011. REUTERS/Robyn Beck/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT CRIME LAW) -
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge is considering an alternative that could result in Bank of America Corp paying much less than the $863.6 million the government is seeking as a penalty for the sale of defective mortgages before the financial crisis. At a hearing on Thursday, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan asked the ban... [Full Article]
Michael Mann is Distinguished Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University and was recognized in 2007, with other IPCC authors, for contributing to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a lead author on the "Observed Climate Variability and Change" chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Thir... [Full Article]
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bernard Madoff's longtime lieutenant testified on Monday that several former colleagues were deeply enmeshed in Madoff's decades-long Ponzi scheme, using everything from fake trades to a refrigerator to hide the truth about the fraud. Frank DiPascali, Madoff's one-time chief financial officer, told j... [Full Article]