Tag Archives: private

Chindex goes private

Chindex, of Bethesda, an American health care company providing services in China through United Family Healthcare, this week announced that Healthy Harmony Holdings L.P. has completed its previously announced acquisition of the company for $24 per share in cash.  The ...

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Manning faces up to 136 years in prison after espionage convictions

Bradley Manning

FORT MEADE — U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of espionage, theft and other charges Tuesday, more than three years after he spilled secrets ...

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Prices for private insurers could be raised

Maryland hospitals and regulators are discussing raising hospital prices for private insurers and businesses by hundreds of millions of dollars a year to make up for suggested cuts from Medicare and Medicaid. A proposal by the Maryland Hospital Association circulated ...

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More hearings added to WikiLeaks case calendar

FORT MEADE — An Army private accused in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history will be spending more time in court. A military judge said Wednesday she will double, from three to six, the number of pretrial ...

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Judge seeks WikiLeaks damage assessments from government

FORT MEADE — A military judge said Tuesday that she wants to see several federal agencies’ assessments of the damage caused by WikiLeaks’ publication of government secrets. Army Col. Denise Lind ordered prosecutors during a pretrial hearing to provide the ...

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Facebook to make privacy changes ‘opt-in’

SAN FRANCISCO — Government regulators are sharing some alarming information about Facebook: They believe the online social network has often misled its more than 800 million users about the sanctity of their personal information. The unflattering portrait of Facebook’s privacy ...

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Frostburg State student retains private lawyers

FROSTBURG — A female Frostburg State University student has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing of another female student. The indictment of 23-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was announced Monday. An Allegany County grand jury issued the ...

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Joe Nathanson: Public-private deals may build our future

It used to be a no-brainer. You needed roads and bridges for your community’s economy to grow and prosper. That was the view from corporate board rooms to main street merchants and from chambers of commerce to local union halls. ...

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