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Chris Arnold

Chris Arnold appears in the following:

Poland Renews Push To Extradite Filmmaker Roman Polanski To U.S.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A Polish court last year denied a U.S. request to extradite Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to statutory rape but fled. Now Poland's justice minister says he'll appeal to the Supreme Court.

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North Korea Linked To $81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist

Friday, May 27, 2016

Experts say code used by hackers in recent attacks on banks appears to be the same as code used in an attack on Sony Pictures which the FBI says was carried out by North Korea.

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Verizon, Labor Unions Reach Tentative Deal To End Weeks-Long Strike

Friday, May 27, 2016

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the agreement in principle and says he expects workers will be back on the job next week.

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23 Athletes Test Positive After Samples From London Olympics Rechecked

Friday, May 27, 2016

The news follows revelations last week that retested samples from 31 athletes in the 2008 Beijing Games had suspicious results.

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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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Google's Paris Offices Raided In Tax Investigation

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The search is part of an inquiry launched in June 2015 into possible tax evasion and money laundering, according to French prosecutors.

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Bank Of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage 'Hustle' Penalty Thrown Out

Monday, May 23, 2016

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.

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What $62 Billion In Cash Could Buy You: Monsanto

Monday, May 23, 2016

German chemical company Bayer makes a strong offer to buy the giant U.S. agricultural firm.

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Ode To Indy 500: Track Poet Tradition Returns

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Cars, Coors, and... Coleridge?/ "For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things,"/ words to inspire/ the track bard brings.

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Super Hot! India Records Its Highest Temperature Ever

Friday, May 20, 2016

Thermometers in the western city of Phalodi registered a sizzling 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday. One resident told the BBC that it was so hot, his cellphone stopped working.

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U.S. Returns Stolen Christopher Columbus Letter To Italy

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The U.S. returned a copy of a 15th century letter written by Columbus that details his voyage to the Americas. The letter was stolen from a library in Florence and wound up in the Library of Congress.

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French Labor Protests: Tear Gas Used In Paris; Truckers Block Highways

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

French truckers, railroad workers and a range of unions oppose a bill that would overhaul worker protections. The French president says the changes would boost the economy and he won't back down.

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U.S. Economy Could Be Poised For Stronger Growth

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

From retail sales to manufacturing and housing, several key indicators are picking up. An accelerating economy would be a big deal in this election year.

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Crowdfunding For Small Businesses Gets Kick-Start

Monday, May 16, 2016

Small companies now can raise up to $1 million from ordinary investors through what are called "crowdfunding portals."

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More Than 8 Tons Of Cocaine Seized In Massive Colombian Drug Bust

Monday, May 16, 2016

Officials say the drugs were discovered in an underground chamber beneath a banana plantation near the border with Panama.

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Politics In Real Life: Should Americans Be Auto-Enrolled In Retirement Plans?

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The United Kingdom and a majority of states in this country have advanced an idea to get more people saving on their own for retirement, without even thinking about it.

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New Rule Would Make It Easier For Consumers To Sue Banks

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed banning financial firms from forcing arbitration to avoid lawsuits. But industry officials say the rule will lead to frivolous legal action.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rule Would Ban Class-Action Waivers

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Consumer groups say people should be able to join class actions if they feel they've been harmed. Industry groups say arbitration clauses are necessary to protect against frivolous lawsuits.

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How To Not Run Out Of Money In Retirement

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

You've saved up enough to quit working. Congrats! But here's a new puzzle: figuring out how to enjoy retirement without blowing your savings too soon, when you don't know if you'll live 5 years or 25.

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China Killed 1 Million U.S. Jobs, But Don't Blame Trade Deals

Monday, April 18, 2016

Candidates on the campaign trail have blasted NAFTA and the TPP. But the rhetoric has been wrong, says an MIT economist, noting it's trade with China that's done a number on U.S. manufacturing jobs.

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