‘I curse you all!’ Defendant slashes his throat – then refuses to return to court

In this June 19, 2018 file photo, Aubrey Trail, left, looks on during a hearing in Saline County Court, in Wilbur, Neb. (Photo: Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star via AP File) WILBER, Neb. – A Nebraska murder trial has resumed without the presence of the defendant who slashed his neck in the courtroom. Judge Vicky Johnson noted 52-year-old Aubrey Trail’s absence to […]

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ANZ ‘s Kiwi troubles on radar of big investors

Heavyweight fund manager and ANZ Bank shareholder Paul Xiradis has joined other investors expressing concerns over a ragged period for the bank's New Zealand arm that has seen it facing serious regulatory action and the departure of its chief executive over expense irregularities. As pressure has built on ANZ across the Tasman, especially Monday's announcement of a review into its […]

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Asian Shares Fall On Trade Concerns

Asian stocks ended lower on Wednesday amid lingering uncertainty surrounding U.S.-China trade friction after U.S. President Donald Trump said that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees to four or five “major points” that he did not specify. Chinese shares fell after the release of weak factory inflation […]

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Justice Department backs up Mnuchin on withholding Trump tax returns, in legal opinion released on Friday

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal had issued a subpoena demanding the administration turn over six years of Trump’s returns. The administration has been refusing to cooperate […]

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JPMorgan releases its annual summer reading list

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon doesn’t see a recession coming FoxNews.com columnist Liz Peek, former investment banker Carol Roth, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell (D) and Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum on JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s claim that the U.S. won’t see a recession for the next few years. JPMorgan released its summer reading list for those looking […]

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Hyatt heir says there is ‘no secret sauce’ when it comes to succession planning

Making his own way has always been a priority for Anthony Pritzker even though he was born into the family that owns Hyatt Hotels and the Marmon group. “I come from a family of entrepreneurs that doesn’t necessarily make me an entrepreneur,” the billionaire chairman and chief executive of Pritzker Private Capital says. “In another sense it really puts the […]

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U.S. pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on its southern neighbor. Vice President Mike Pence, who led an initial round of negotiations in Washington on Wednesday, said talks were […]

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