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April 19, 2015 4:39 AM Officials investigating Fresno gas explosion

Crews worked through the night to clean up a mess created by a fiery gas explosion in Northwest Fresno. It's just the beginning for PG&E crews who haven't even started repairs as they await the results of an investigation to see how this explosion could've happened. "We know the line where it was contacted was 40 inches below ground, so at this point 7

April 18, 2015 5:18 PM State water board issues revised drought regulations

Responding to hundreds of comments from California water users and suppliers, the State Water Resources Control Board modified proposed conservation restrictions Saturday, reducing cuts for communities that have worked to save water and increasing water cutbacks for those that haven't. Some communities “have achieved remarkable results with residential 71 1

April 18, 2015 4:51 PM OSHA fines Duke Energy $90,000 in employee's death

Federal officials have fined Duke Energy Florida Inc. $90,000 in the death of an employee electrocuted at a north Florida substation. The Ocala Star-Banner reports (http://bit.ly/1OUgrq2 ) that the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found the company responsible for one willful and four serious safety violations 9

April 18, 2015 3:42 PM IRS Seeks Record $2 Billion In Back Taxes From Prominent Businessman And Philanthropist Sam Wyly

They say you don’t get rich by writing a lot of checks. And if you believe the IRS, failing to pay billions in federal taxes may explain how two brothers and Texas businessmen amassed a fortune worthy of landing them among the Forbes 400 Richest Americans. Sam Wyly, who along with his now-deceased brother, Charles, rose from meager beginnings to an estimated 73

April 18, 2015 1:00 PM Deutsche Bank leans toward limited revamp with Postbank sale: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) will sell Postbank (DPBGn.DE) but keep a pared back own-brand retail business in the overhaul plan currently favored by management, sources familiar with the internal discussions at Germany's biggest lender said. Only two management board members support dumping all retail activities, with the other six favoring 70

April 18, 2015 9:58 AM U.S. companies violated Iran sanctions, indictment says

(CNN)Four companies and five people have been charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Iran just as American officials are working to use those sanctions to persuade Iran to renounce any ambition to develop nuclear arms. A 24-count indictment unsealed this week charges that the companies and people involved facilitated the illegal export to Iran of technology 13

April 18, 2015 8:02 AM China fines Alibaba $129,000 for pricing violations

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has been fined 800,000 yuan ($129,000) by the price bureau in eastern Zhejiang province for violations by third-party sellers during promotions on its e-commerce platforms. Since Alibaba turned "Singles' Day", a November 11 Chinese response to Valentine's Day, into an online shopping festival 14

April 18, 2015 5:49 AM Jeb Bush is Loretta Lynch’s unlikely ally

The Brooklyn US attorney, whose attorney general nomination has been stalled for months in the Republican-controlled Senate, is getting a helping hand from the former Florida governor and probable GOP presidential candidate. “I think that presidents have the right to pick their team,” Bush said while campaigning in New Hampshire Thursday. Nominated in November 12

April 17, 2015 11:29 PM Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal say they're innocent

Ex-educators speak after cheating scandal conviction (CNN)Educators sentenced to prison in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal proclaimed their innocence Friday. Eight administrators and teachers were given prison terms ranging from one to seven years Tuesday, plus fines and community service. They could have lightened their sentences by admitting 17

April 17, 2015 6:07 PM Fitch: Brazil's Banks Face Intensified Litigation Environment

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, April 17 (Fitch) New and ongoing anticorruption investigations have created a more intense litigation environment that could add headwinds to Brazil's banks over the near term, says Fitch Ratings. The new investigations cast further uncertainty on the already established Lava Jato investigations 70