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2006-05-08 12:56:02

By Ed Leefeldt NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Monday ratcheted up his war against the nation's largest tax preparer, charging that H&R Block Inc. management had threatened to fire employees who didn't push overpriced individual retirement accounts.

2006-04-25 09:26:07

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and state Banking Superintendent Diana Taylor on Tuesday said they will announce "the dismantling of a massive mortgage fraud ring" later on Tuesday.

2006-03-29 16:28:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has asked a federal appeals court to overturn an October ruling that blocked him from investigating whether big banks are discriminating against minorities seeking mortgages. The appeal, filed with the U.S.

2006-03-10 15:55:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is in the late stages of talks with a number of U.S. and foreign insurers and brokers resulting from a two-year investigation into bid-rigging and fraudulent use of finite insurance, a person familiar with the situation said on Friday.

2006-03-08 12:56:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In his first lawsuit to stop a radio practice known as payola, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday said he sued Entercom Communications Corp., accusing the radio broadcaster of accepting payoffs in exchange for airplay.

2006-03-07 11:20:19

By Chris Sanders NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, Richard Grasso, on Tuesday said it was too late to settle a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer over his $193 million pay package.

2006-03-07 09:49:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Richard Grasso, the former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, on Tuesday said it was too late to settle a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer over his controversial $193 million pay package.

2006-02-16 15:52:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's lawsuit challenging compensation granted to former New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso is set to begin October 30.

2006-02-15 14:35:00

New York state has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to divulge information about the levels of toxins that paint manufacturers are allowed to release into the air.

2006-02-15 12:35:47

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to divulge information about the levels of toxins that paint manufacturers are allowed to release into the air.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.