WASHINGTON (AP) — A company with ties to the nation's largest overseer of subprime mortgages announced under pressure Wednesday it will stop collecting controversial insurance fees from homeowners whose properties were under foreclosure. The announcement came three months after The Associated Press highlighted its business practices.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It wasn't the year for the everyman poker hobbyist at the World Series of Poker's final main event table, but rather it was a matchup of skilled professionals with online poker pedigrees, backed by teams of strategists stockpiled with data.
DALLAS (AP) — The hospital that treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family's attorney said Wednesday.
By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - The father of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, said on Wednesday he and the boy's mother had come to the United Nations in Geneva to seek justice for their son. In a statement issued through the family's lawyer Darryl Parks, the parents said they had faith in the pending decision of a grand jury in the case, which sparked looting in the St Louis suburb soon after the shooting, and opposed any violence. "Me and his mother have come to the U.N. to get redress for our son," Brown Sr. ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who accused a high-ranking Roman Catholic monsignor in Los Angeles of molestation said Wednesday he is furious that an internal Vatican tribunal recently exonerated the priest.