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Poland Spring could get bump from Rubio sip

It caught everyone by surprise, including Poland Spring, the water bottle brand that suddenly found itself the unexpected beneficiary of a prominent product placement during a major political event broadcast live on national TV. Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE – S&P hires top defense attorney for $5 billion lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard and Poor's has hired John Keker, one of the country's top white-collar defense attorneys, to help fight a $5 billion lawsuit brought by the U.S. government this week. Keker, who is based in San Francisco and has represented everyone from cyclist Lance Armstrong to Enron's Andrew Fastow, was hired at the recommendation of Floyd Abrams, a prominent New York attorney who also represents the ratings firm Continue reading

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Egypt opposition leader warns over death edict

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's most prominent opposition leader criticized the Islamist government on Wednesday for its silence over a Muslim cleric's edict calling for the death of opposition supporters. Continue reading

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Exclusive – S&P hires top defence attorney for $5 billion lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard and Poor's has hired John Keker, one of the country's top white-collar defense attorneys, to help fight a $5 billion lawsuit brought by the U.S. government this week. Keker, who is based in San Francisco and has represented everyone from cyclist Lance Armstrong to Enron's Andrew Fastow, was hired at the recommendation of Floyd Abrams, a prominent New York attorney who also represents the ratings firm Continue reading

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The Bakery and Confectionery Union and Industry International Pension Fund Engages Gordian Group, LLC

KENSINGTON, Md., Jan. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Bakery andConfectionery Union and Industry International Pension Fund (Bakers Fund) announced today that it has engaged the prominent … Continue reading

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FTC’s proposed used-car rule a lemon, critics claim

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is in the process of updating its Used Car Rule — and some prominent consumer advocates are not happy with the proposed changes. Continue reading

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Turkish Kurd deputies meet jailed militant leader Ocalan: lawmaker

DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) – Two Kurdish lawmakers made a rare visit to Abdullah Ocalan at his island prison on Thursday, signaling that Turkey is negotiating with the influential militant leader over ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands over three decades. Pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) deputy Ayla Akat Ata and prominent Kurdish politician Ahmet Turk went with a lawyer to Imrali, where Ocalan has been held in virtual isolation since his capture in 1999, a Kurdish lawmaker said. Continue reading

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US rabbi says jailed American in good health

A prominent New York rabbi and physician visited an American subcontractor serving a long jail term in Cuba and said the man is in good health, despite his family's concerns about a growth on his right shoulder. Continue reading

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Morell may be successor to Petraeus

President Obama will probably avoid a prominent name and instead seek out a quiet professional, experts say. Continue reading

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Calls for inquest into reported Iran blogger death

A prominent press freedom group has joined the U.S. State Department to demand Iran conduct a full investigation into the reported death of a jailed blogger. Continue reading

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