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  • Dan Marino Isn't The Only NFL Quarterback To Fumble Investments

    September 14 2012 2:08 PM EDT

    Dan Marino, the record-holding play caller for the Miami Dolphis, lost more than $14 million investing in 'Titanic' director James Cameron's media company. Here's five other NFL stars whose decisions cost them millions.

  • Digital Domain
    NFL’s Dan Marino Loses Millions: Why Did Digital Domain Go Bankrupt?

    September 14 2012 1:43 PM EDT

    NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino is one of the major investors who lost millions when the visual-effects company filed for bankruptcy last week. The Oscar-winning company, founded in 1993 by James Cameron, had created effects for such movies as "Titanic," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and the "Trasnformers" franchise.

  • Valerie Trierweiler
    Kate Middleton Topless Photos: First Lady Of France Shares Her Pain

    September 14 2012 12:27 PM EDT

    The First Lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler, won damages against a French magazine that published photos of her wearing a bikini on a beach. Perhaps Kate Middleton -- who has suffered the indignity of having topless photos of herself printed in France -- could take some inspiration from this.

  • A Libertarian US President? Gary Johnson Will Be On Ballot In 47 States

    September 14 2012 11:20 AM EDT

    If Ron Paul supporters unite behind Johnson, he could potentially sipher votes from Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in more than one swing state.

  • Sally Struthers Arrested, Denies Drunk Driving Charge [PHOTO]

    September 14 2012 10:24 AM EDT

    Actress Sally Struthers denied a drunk driving charge she was arrested on earlier this week, when she was pulled over in Maine and charged with operating under the influence.

  • Kate Middleton Topless Photos: Royals May Sue French Publication Closer

    September 14 2012 9:50 AM EDT

    The British Royal Family is outraged by a French magazine called Closer's decision to publish topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Kate and her husband, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, may take legal action, citing a breach of privacy laws.

  • World Drunk with Cash

    September 14 2012 5:16 AM EDT

    Markets around the world over react to The Fed stimulus plans ignoring slowing growth, high unemployment and the possible inflationary effects of a new round of free money. The U.S. budget deficit rose $191-B in August to $1.164-T.

  • New York City Bans Sugary Drinks
    New York Bans Sugary Drinks At Restaurants, Movie, Broadway Theaters

    September 14 2012 4:11 AM EDT

    In a move aimed at curbing obesity, New York City has banned the sale of sugary drinks and supersized sodas in establishments that come with food-service license.

  • 'Jersey Shore' Star Deena Cortese Banned From Bar For Two Years After Drunkenness Arrest

    September 13 2012 9:06 PM EDT

    "Jersey Shore" performer Deena Cortese has been banned from the premises of New Jersey bar Spicy Cantina & Mexican Grill for two years after an incident occurred at the bar in June.

  • Asian Shares Hit 4-Month High, Dollar Weak On Fed Action

    September 13 2012 9:00 PM EDT

    Asian shares rose to a four-month high Friday while the dollar remained weak against other major currencies after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced an aggressive new stimulus to drive job creation in the U.S. economy.

  • Peregrine Financial's Wasendorf To Be Freed After Guilty Plea

    September 13 2012 8:00 PM EDT

    Peregrine Financial Group Chief Executive Russell Wasendorf Sr., who has confessed to stealing more than $100 million from his futures brokerage's clients, will be released from jail after he pleads guilty on Monday to mail fraud, lying to regulators and embezzling customer money, according to a judge's order.

  • Sally Struthers Arrested On Drunk Driving Charges In Maine

    September 13 2012 5:24 PM EDT

    Television actress Sally Struthers was arrested on drunken driving charges Wednesday in Maine, where she was starring in a play.

  • Daily Summary on USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AUD, CAD and MXN

    September 13 2012 2:23 PM EDT

    The USD consolidated in its new lower ranges this morning ahead of today's heavily anticipated Fed announcement. Policymakers are still squarely focused on the lagging jobs market and hope that further central bank asset purchases will provide a much-needed boost in lending at both the corporate and consumer level. However, the potency of a third round of so-called quantitative easing would likely be significantly muted with bond yields already near all-time lows. What QE3 will do is foster i...

  • Isner
    John Isner to Lead U.S. in Davis Cup

    September 13 2012 1:49 PM EDT

    The hard-serving American is ranked 10th in the world -- higher than any other U.S. player.

  • Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their women's quarter-final match at the US Open tennis tournament in New York
    Serena Williams Not Single After All? Pictures Of Her In Paris With French Coach Patrick Mouratoglou Surface

    September 13 2012 11:46 AM EDT

    Serena Williams may not be single after all, after being spotted in Paris with French coach Patrick Mouratoglou

  • 'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio Implies Obama's Birth Certificate Fake; 'Birther' Conspiracy Continues
    How’s Reelection Looking For 'America’s Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio?

    September 13 2012 11:23 AM EDT

    If polls are to be believed, pro-immigration activists may need to work harder to prevent the reelection of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

  • Britney Spears Booze Ban on 'X Factor'

    September 13 2012 11:15 AM EDT

    Britney Spears has had rough time getting back on the straight and narrow over the past few years, but now that she has secured a coveted spot as a celebrity judge on the reality TV show "The X Factor," the star seems ready to clean up her act. Spears is allegedly taking her new job so seriously that she and her team have banned all alcohol backstage, as well as in the her hotel room.

  • Rutte
    Dutch Election Results Good News For Euro Zone, Tough Break For Geert Wilders

    September 13 2012 11:07 AM EDT

    The results of the Dutch election on Wednesday show that incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his VVD Party have won a greater plurality, but the party of far-right politician Geert Wilders has lost badly. These results cement the Netherlands' leading role in the recovery of the euro zone.

  • Today In Swing-State Voting Battles: Florida Purge Dulled, Pennsylvania ID To Supreme Court

    September 13 2012 10:18 AM EDT

    In Florida, voters who were struck from the rolls as part of a controversial purge are set to be reinstated; in Pennsylvania, a battle over a new law requiring photo identification at the polls reaches the highest court.

  • London Session: Is it the Bernanke put or the Bernanke call these days?

    September 13 2012 8:18 AM EDT

    Today is all about Bernanke and the FOMC meeting that concludes later today. The main questions the markets want answered is 1, will we get more QE this month, 2, what form will it take, and 3, what size will it be? The markets seem to have made up their mind on the first question the Fed will act because of the unambiguously bad payrolls data in August and also after Bernanke’s defence of conventional QE at the Jackson Hole conference last month. We tend to agree that if the Fed doesn’t announ...