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2005-09-15 16:16:12

By Ed Leefeldt NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Thursday refuted accusations he was "overaggressive" and said critics were often "apologists for the powerful and politically connected who commit crimes." Spitzer, who's running for New York state governor as a Democrat, has been the subject of negative editorials in The Wall Street Journal, saying he is too zealous in attacking investment banks, the mutual fund industry and insurance companies for...

2005-09-07 14:39:12

By Joseph A. Giannone NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fifteen states led by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer sued the U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday for failing to set efficiency standards for household appliances that would save enormous amounts of energy.

2005-09-07 13:10:00

A coalition of 15 states led by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer sued the U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday, accusing the agency of failing to set efficiency standards for household appliances that would save enormous amounts of energy.

2005-09-05 20:35:41

Some asteroids that have comet-like orbits may actually be comets that have lost gases and other easily vaporized substances, according to a NASA research team.

2005-08-24 08:20:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday said Time Warner Inc.'s Internet services unit, America Online, agreed to reform its handling of customer requests to cancel or switch service.

2005-08-19 16:28:41

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Gov. William Weld of Massachusetts is eyeing the governor's job in neighboring New York, where experts say he faces a longshot battle against heavily favored Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.

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2005-07-28 18:18:45

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found the ingredients for life all the way back to a time when the universe was a mere youngster.

2005-07-25 10:52:46

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay $10 million to settle a New York State probe into the way the music company influenced which songs were played on the radio, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer said on Monday.

2005-07-25 08:28:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Monday plans to announce a settlement of his probe into the way music companies influence which songs get played on the radio, a spokesman for the official said.

2005-07-07 15:18:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Bank of America Corp. broker Theodore Sihpol, acquitted last month on most counts of helping a hedge fund trade mutual funds illegally, will be retried on four counts on which the jury deadlocked, lawyers in the case said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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