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Heady Summer, Fateful Fall for a Conservative Firebrand by JONATHAN MAHLER


By JONATHAN MAHLER

Even with the prospect of jail time looming, Dinesh D’Souza has emerged as the right-wing media star of the moment, a seemingly constant presence on talk radio and Fox News… 12 more words

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Kenneth Griffin Files for Divorce From Anne Dias Griffin by MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED and ALEXANDRA STEVENSON


By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED and ALEXANDRA STEVENSON

Kenneth C. Griffin is seeking a divorce from his wife, Anne Dias Griffin, and the domestic dispute threatens to push a private couple of hedge fund managers into the spotlight. 13 more words

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A Secret in Cyprus Stirs Resentment by LANDON THOMAS JR.


By LANDON THOMAS JR.

Two financial rivals disagreed over the capital needs of the banking sector of Cyprus in 2013, but only one analysis was made public. 13 more words

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To Woo Shire, AbbVie Trod Cautiously in Takeover Bid by DAVID GELLES


By DAVID GELLES

How AbbVie came to win Shire demonstrates that even in the middle of a new boom in mergers and acquisitions, a hefty premium is no guarantee of success. 13 more words

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Hard-to-Watch Commercials to Make Quitting Smoking Easier by ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN


By ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN

A campaign by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uses the threat of chronic disease, instead of death, to discourage smoking. 12 more words

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Ghana’s Reviewed Constitution to save Central Bank from government manipulations.

The constitutional review and implementation committee has stipulated measures to prevent what it terms as the manipulation of the central bank.

The committee points some level of interference in the operations of the Bank of Ghana by successive governments. 326 more words

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New Rule Gives Banks Discretion on Early Loan Write-Downs, but Attracts Skeptics by FLOYD NORRIS


By FLOYD NORRIS

Banks will have more leeway in deciding when to report future loan losses. That could provide information to investors earlier, but it also could lead to earnings management. 12 more words

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