Porn studio owner to be tried on charges of running brothel
PHOENIX (AP) ? The owner of a business in an industrial area of Phoenix says he was running a legitimate porn studio where amateurs could rent cameras, lights and props to create their own sex scenes with the help of a model.
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2 soldiers killed as Ivory Coast unrest continues over payABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) ? This month's unrest in Ivory Coast turned deadly for the first time Tuesday, as a witness said two soldiers were killed in clashes in the capital, Yamoussoukro. The deaths and gunfire by other security forces was a warning that the government had not yet calmed anger that began Jan. 6 with a mutiny.
Finance industry's 'worst case' on Brexit spurs contingency plansBy Anjuli Davies and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial services will accelerate plans to move some business overseas after Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday the country will quit the European Union's single market. Businesses have been calling for clarity on what Britain's relationship with Europe will be before deciding how to reshape their operations, but most major firms are now set to relocate some business to ensure they can still trade with Europe. London's future as Europe's financial center is one of the biggest issues in Brexit talks because it is Britain's largest export sector and biggest source of corporate tax revenue.
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Police: Kids taken 31 years ago are found, mom is arrestedSCITUATE, R.I. (AP) ? Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday.
Pershing Square, nine others hit with SEC 'pay to play' violations
Billionaire investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund paid $75,000 to settle civil "pay-to-play" charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission after running afoul of campaign contribution and money management rules. Pershing Square Capital Management, which invests roughly $11.6 billion for a number of state pension funds and wealthy investors, was one of 10 firms that settled charges with the SEC after having allegedly received compensation from pension funds within two years of making political contributions, U.S. regulators said. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Pershing and the other nine firms agreed to settle the charges by paying penalties ranging from $35,000 to $100,000.
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Romanian prosecutor slams fugitive for harassment campaignBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ? A senior Romanian intelligence official announced his retirement Tuesday after a businessman and former lawmaker indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges claimed he had a close relationship with the officer, and a top anti-corruption prosecutor denounced the fugitive for what she called a harassment campaign.
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