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Bank of America pays $33-mn fine for misleading bonuses
Washington, Aug 4 (DPA) The Bank of America agreed to pay US regulators a $33-million fine for misleading its investors about billions of dollars in bonuses paid to Merrill Lynch executives when it acquired the investment bank.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 2:47:22 AM

Jackson's mother granted custody of kids
Los Angeles, Aug 4 (DPA) Michael Jackson's mother was granted custody of his three children Monday as his family went to court in an effort to gain greater control over the late singer's estate.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 2:04:54 AM

Powerful quake reported in Gulf of California
Washington, Aug 4 (DPA) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Ritcher scale was registered Monday in Mexico's Gulf of California, bringing the possibility of high tsunami-type waves, the US-funded Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 1:25:46 AM

Girl with swine flu symptoms dies on flight to Brazil
Sao Paulo, Aug 3 (EFE) A 15-year-old girl with swine flu symptoms died on a flight from the US to Sao Paulo city in southern Brazil, media reports said Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 11:46:07 PM

US passenger jet makes emergency landing in Miami
Washington, Aug 3 (DPA) A Continental Airlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Miami Monday after encountering fierce turbulence that injured nearly 40 people.

Monday, August 03, 2009 11:44:42 PM

Jackson family in court battle over will
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (DPA) Michael Jackson's family was in court Monday as it sought to gain greater control over the late singer's estate.

Monday, August 03, 2009 11:17:38 PM

Cancer deaths to increase in Cuba this year, says report
Havana, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Cancer will be the leading cause of death, while fatalaties due to cardiovascular diseases will occupy the second place on the list of fatal ailments in Cuba this year, a media report said.

Monday, August 03, 2009 9:27:29 PM

Google boss resigns from Apple board
San Francisco, Aug 3 (DPA) Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt has resigned from the board of Apple because of potential conflicts of interest, Apple said in a statement Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 9:05:59 PM

Nelson Piquet set to take over at BMW-Sauber
Sao Paulo, Aug 3 (DPA) Former world champion Nelson Piquet is close to a co-ownership agreement at the BMW-Sauber Formula One team, the Estado de Sao Paulo daily reported Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 7:22:47 PM

Massa flies to Brazil; feels better and eyes quick return
Budapest, Aug 3 (DPA) Felipe Massa left a Budapest hospital Monday as he returned to his home in Brazil to recover from severe head injuries sustained on July 25 in qualifying for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.

Monday, August 03, 2009 7:11:47 PM

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