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TV viewers choose Simpson over Madoff in crime stories

NEW YORK— In a television competition between notorious criminals, O.J. Simpson topped Bernard Madoff. ABC's two-part movie on Madoff, which starred Richard Dreyfuss as the swindler, had more viewers watching when it originally aired than the Simpson premiere, but far fewer who caught it later. Typically the year's most-watched event, the Super Bowl had just...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer
Swedbank strategy is to stay as retail bank: CEO  

Michael Wolf has stepped down as Swedbank’s chief executive. Swedbank’s acting CEO, Birgitte Bonnesen discusses the latest developments in the bank.
Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock

Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, sending them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the fiscal year that began back in July. "This deficit isn't just a cloud hanging over Pennsylvania's long-term future. House Majority Leader...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARC LEVY, Associated Press
Swedbank ousts its chief executive

Swedish bank Swedbank said on Tuesday Chief Executive Michael Wolf was stepping down with immediate effect.
Source: Reuters | By: Reuters with CNBC
Questions grow in Pennsylvania's confusing budget situation

HARRISBURG, Pa.— Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with growing questions over the state government's increasingly confusing budget situation, and with no answers on how they will solve it. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature, a day before Wolf gives lawmakers what could be an approximately $32 billion spending plan...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARC LEVY, Associated Press
PREVIEW-Pennsylvania governor to address budget amid bitter divide

Feb 4- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to unveil his proposal for the state's 2017 budget on Tuesday even though state lawmakers have yet to fully agree on the current spending plan that has languished half-baked as political acrimony has escalated. "It's a gigantic cloud hanging over this year's process," said Christopher Borick, associate...
Source: Reuters | By: Hilary Russ
Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment

GREIFSWALD, Germany— Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power. Following nine years of construction and testing, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Greifswald injected a tiny amount of hydrogen into a...
Source: The Associated Press
Swedbank CEO discusses earnings  

Michael Wolf, CEO of Swedbank, says the bank is equipped to meet challenges with a capital buffer of 400 basis points above the regulatory minimum.
Top VW committee to meet Feb. 3 to discuss crisis - sources

BERLIN, Jan 26- Volkswagen's top committee will meet for the third time in three weeks on Feb. 3, as it continues to grapple with a scandal over rigged diesel emissions tests more than four months after it broke, people familiar with the matter said. The six-member panel includes VW's Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch; Joerg Hofmann, chairman of the IG Metall union; works...
Source: Reuters
UPDATE 5-Ominous U.S. blizzard brings New York to standstill

NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A monster blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday as it barreled into New York City, forcing the closure of all bridges and tunnels into the largest U.S. city and prompting a travel ban on area highways. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina,...
Source: Reuters | By: Barbara Goldberg and Idrees Ali