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In July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) formally begins operations. Republicans oppose President Obama's top choice, Elizabeth Warren, to head the new bureau, which should not have been created in the first place. The CFPB will drive up prices, but won't actually protect consumers.
CHICAGO -- A federal jury convicted fallen media tycoon Conrad Black and three of his former executives at Hollinger International Inc. today of illegally pocketing money that should have gone to stockholders.
CHICAGO (AP) — For all the sexy testimony about a Bora Bora vacation on the company's dime and a lavish Park Avenue apartment bought at a suspiciously low price, the center of the case against former media baron Conrad Black comes down to a decidedly unglamorous topic: Non-compete payments.