WaMu Executives Knew Of Rampant Mortgage Fraud And Failed To Act Apr12

WaMu Executives Knew...

One of the central unanswered questions of the financial crisis is whether bank executives knew fraud was rampant within their mortgage loans. A Senate committee tomorrow will present evidence that in the case of Washington Mutual Bank, the largest bank failure in history, executives knew...

Conan O’Brien coming to TBS – The Marquee Blog – CNN.com Blogs Apr12

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And the winner of the Conan O'Brien sweepstakes is … TBS. According to a press release sent out by the cable network (which, like CNN, is a unit of Time Warner), the comedian is joining TBS to host a late-night show that is expected to debut in November. O’Brien’s...

10 Simple Google Search Tricks – NYTimes.com Apr12

10 Simple Google Sea...

I’m always amazed that more people don’t know the little tricks you can use to get more out of a simple Google search. Here are 10 of my favorites. 1. Use the “site:” operator to limit searches to a particular site. I use this one all the time, and it’s particularly handy because...

Was Tom Cruise Worri...

Amy Scobee is a former high-ranking Scientologist. She's about to publish a book about her time with the Church, which contains some interesting details about Tom Cruise. Last week, Cruise’s lawyer has sent her an angry letter, countering the claims. Scobee, who’d been...

Will the Female Condom Ever Catch On? – Page 1 – The Daily Beast Apr12

Will the Female Cond...

The first version of the female condom made a weird noise, fell out, and was expensive, too. Now public health experts are pushing a new and improved version in American cities. Can it overcome stigma? Until recently, Leslie Evans, a case manager at Vital Bridges, a nonprofit HIV/AIDS...

Judge Jed Rakoff taps into nation’s outrage over economic crisis – latimes.com Apr12

Judge Jed Rakoff tap...

The economic crisis has brought out the populist in many politicians and others. Among the more unlikely ones may be a silver-bearded federal judge who has wasted no chance to tell the country’s biggest banks what he thinks about how they operate. When Bank of America Corp. was trying to...

Sources: Pittsburgh Steelers trade Santonio Holmes to New York Jets for fifth-rounder – ESPN New York Apr12

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The New York Jets acquired talented but troubled wide receiver Santonio Holmes from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night for a fifth-round pick in this month’s draft, sources confirmed by ESPN.com. ESPN 1050 in New York first reported the story. The teams have yet to announce the...

Sources: Pittsburgh Steelers trade Santonio Holmes to New York Jets for fifth-rounder – ESPN New York Apr12

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NEWJUSTIN: The New York Jets acquired talented but troubled wide receiver Santonio Holmes from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night for a fifth-round pick in this month’s draft, sources confirmed by ESPN.com. ESPN 1050 in New York first reported the story. The teams have yet to...