Report: Sandy Hook shooter had Columbine fixation

NEWTOWN, Conn., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The shooter in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut was obsessed with the Columbine shootings in Colorado, a report issued Monday states.
Sandy Hook parents told to brace for release of shooting report

Sandy Hook parents told to brace for release of shooting report

NEWTOWN, Conn., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A 40-page summary report on the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School will be released Monday, Connecticut's chief state's attorney said Friday.

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Bigfoot blamed for motor home vandalism

LYKENS, Pa., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man whose motor home was damaged by a rock-throwing vandal told police he believes Bigfoot is behind the crime.

30,000 bees found in New Jersey attic

CAPE MAY, N.J., April 30 (UPI) -- A New Jersey couple who noticed an unusual number of honeybees in their garden said they found a honeycomb and 30,000 of the insects in their attic crawl space.

Rep. Jefferson surfaces in another case

NEW ORLEANS, July 10 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a Louisiana state legislator said Thursday that U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., is named as an unindicted co-conspirator in his case.

Citigroup deal makers disagree on outcomes

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- The $166 billion merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group 10 years ago "has to be seen to have been a mistake," said John Reed, who set up the deal.

Hackers target U.S. 401(k) plans, FBI says

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Russian cybercriminals have stolen tens of millions of dollars by hacking and looting U.S. 401(k) retirement and stock accounts, U.S. investigators say.

U.S. indicts 3 in brokerage-hacking case

OMAHA, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors indicted three Indian nationals for allegedly using stolen passwords to hijack online brokerage accounts of scores of U.S. investors.

Thieves raid accounts in penny-stock scam

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Overseas thieves hacked into dozens of online brokerage accounts and stole customer money to pump and dump penny stocks, U.S. regulators allege in a lawsuit.

Britain tries to move foreign inmates out

LONDON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- British Home Secretary John Reed says that foreign inmates who agree to complete their sentences in their home countries will receive cash payments.

NYSE narrows choice for top job

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- Marshall Carter, formerly with the State Street Corp., is the top candidate to become chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal said.

NYSE releases report on Richard Grasso

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Stock Exchange Wednesday released its report on the controversial compensation awarded to its former chairman, Richard Grasso.

Donaldson: NYSE CEO moving on right track

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson Monday praised the New York Stock Exchange's new management.

Grasso sues NYSE

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- The former head of the New York Stock Exchange is suing his old employer for at least $50 million in the latest escalation of an increasingly nasty feud.

NYSE compensation spat gets uglier

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- After much speculation that he would, New York's ambitious Attorney General Eliot Spitzer finally filed a lawsuit Monday against Richard Grasso the former head
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Reed stays on as NYSE chief

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- Unable to find a suitable successor, John Reed has agreed to remain interim chairman of the New York Stock Exchange for another year.

NYSE expected to cut back exec pay

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The New York Stock Exchange was expected Thursday to bring to a halt much of the sky-high pay forked out to top managers over the years.

Stock exchange eyes Grasso's nest egg

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Former New York Stock Exchange Chairman Dick Grasso will have to defend his $139.5 million retirement nest egg, the Wall Street Journal said Monday.

SEC approves NYSE's reform plan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the New York Stock Exchange's plan for reform Wednesday.

Funds lobby battles NYSE reforms

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The largest trade group of the U.S. mutual funds industry has given a thumbs-down to proposed reforms of the New York Stock Exchange.

Reed seeks compensation fund for investors

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The interim chairman of the New York Stock Exchange says specialist firms that violate trading rules should reimburse investors.

Pension giant assails NYSE reform plan

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The largest U.S. public pension fund has branded the New York Stock Exchange governance reforms as "doomed to failure" as now constituted.

Reed names new NYSE board

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- John Reed, the New York Stock Exchange interim chairman, has named eight people to a new board, only two of them on the current panel.

Wall Street ends Tuesday on down note

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- It was a lackluster Tuesday on Wall Street, with all major markets reporting declines after the Dow industrials hit their highest level in 17 months on Monday.
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