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Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart After Top-Level Struggle
But in handing the investigation off to one of its main targets, they disregarded the advice of one of Wal-Mart's top lawyers, the same lawyer first contacted by Mr. Cicero. ... The gestores submitted invoices with brief, vaguely worded descriptions of ...
Wal-Mart's Mexican Bribery Scandal: 5 Facts
How to Create a Pension (With a Few Catches)
Americans with pension envy increasingly are turning to a relatively new breed of annuity, known as "longevity" insurance, to restore some financial security to what are supposed to be their golden years.
Walk the Prank: Secret Story of Mysterious Portrait at Pentagon
In his first stint at the Pentagon starting in 1997, his slapstick sense of humor earned him the title of the "George Costanza" of the Joint Staff, a reference to a character from the sitcom "Seinfeld.
If You're Stricken, Minutes Matter, Yet Many Ignore Signs, Delay Treatment
Even if the initial heart attack isn't fatal, damaged heart muscle can lead to congestive heart failure—one of the reasons why 19% of men and 26% of women over age 45 die within one year of having their first heart attack, according to the American ...
Why Airport Security Is Broken—And How To Fix It
First, the TSA's mission is to prevent a catastrophic attack on the transportation system, not to ensure that every single passenger can avoid harm while traveling.
Insta-Rich: $1 Billion for Instagram
Smile, you're a multimillionaire. In October 2010, Stanford University graduates Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched a new iPhone application, Instagram, yet another oddly named tech start-up in a crowded field of hopefuls.
Instagram Founder Grew Up in One Tech Boom, Joined Another  Wall Street Journal
Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion  CNN
How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes
Apple, for instance, was among the first tech companies to designate overseas salespeople in high-tax countries in a manner that allowed them to sell on behalf of low-tax subsidiaries on other continents, sidestepping income taxes, according to former ...
McGear on Macca
Lacking sufficient credits to attend art school after graduation in 1961, Mr. McCartney took apprentice jobs—first as a men's clothing salesman and then as a hairdresser.
Selling You on Facebook
Not so long ago, there was a familiar product called software. It was sold in stores, in shrink-wrapped boxes. When you bought it, all that you gave away was your credit card number or a stack of bills.
Activists use web to fight back in anti-corruption battle
The first section contains stories about bribes that were paid, breaking down the numbers by region and government department.