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FDIC backs ban on banks trading for own profit

WASHINGTON — Banks would be barred from trading for their own profit instead of their clients’ under a rule federal regulators proposed Tuesday. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. backed the draft rule on a 3-0 vote. The ban on so-called ...

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Tyco International plans to break up into 3 companies

Tyco International Ltd. said Monday it plans to separate into three independent, publicly-traded companies, a move that will mark its second breakup since 2007. The company will create an ADT North America residential security business and separate companies for flow ...

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September 11 changed everything – about air travel

Five-year-old Frank Allocco is 37,000 feet above America, face pressed against the window. “Cool,” he says to his 6-year-old sister. “Francesca, look.” It’s their first flight. They ignore a Harry Potter DVD and video games. Instead, there are rivers, mountains ...

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P.G. County officers banned from off-duty work at parties

PALMER PARK — The Prince George’s County police department is banning its members from working security at house parties while off-duty after five officers were hired for a weekend party where someone drowned, police said Tuesday. Deputy Police Chief Kevin ...

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Judge dismisses Blackwater founder from lawsuit brought by former employees

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge dismissed Blackwater founder Erik Prince from a civil lawsuit alleging his former security firm cheated the government in bills it submitted for protecting government employees in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a ruling made public ...

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O’Malley holds conference call to discuss security following bin Laden’s death

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is talking with state and local officials who have been reminded to be extra vigilant in case of reprisals following Osama bin Laden’s death. O’Malley spokesman Rick Abbruzzese says a conference call was held ...

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