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Tom Patterson: We can all breathe easier now that the feds have successfully protected us from the TEA party crowd. In the days leading up to April 15, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano alerted law enforcement officials to the dangers of “right-wing extremism activity.”
MUNICH, Germany- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld issued uncompromising challenges to both the United Nations and NATO over Iraq on Saturday, warning that the global bodies risked ridicule and discredit and cautioning three of America’s European partners that delaying plans to defend Turkey weakened the Atlantic alliance.
NEW YORK - As president, he crushed one of the few labor unions whose endorsement he won as a candidate.
DALLAS — Directors of American Airlines' parent company likely won't make a decision when they meet Wednesday to consider a possible merger with US Airways, even as momentum for a deal is building.
McALLEN, Texas -- Corruption along the U.S.-Mexican border takes many forms.
SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison, a longtime fixture on the list of the world’s richest people, is now ensconced atop The Associated Press’ rankings of the top-paid chief executives in the United States.
WASHINGTON - America's largest technology companies are working to persuade the Department of Homeland Security against consideration of costly new computer-security rules, arguing that companies already are taking aggressive steps to defend against hackers.
MedAire, a Tempe-based company that provides medical and health services to remote travelers all over the world, hopes to become a U.S. public company in 2006 and use the additional capital for continued growth.
A federal grand jury this week indicted a 61-year-old Scottsdale woman on charges that she bilked investors of millions, spending $4.8 million on a Paradise Valley home, homes for two daughters and pieces of art, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.
A new ruling Friday by the state's high court will bar victims of securities fraud from legally pursuing those who helped the people who defrauded them.
An attorney who represents a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office sergeant accused of violating federal security laws says his client has been wrongly accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
WASHINGTON - In late February, Christopher Cox, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, was jolted to learn from news stories that his agency had subpoenaed two financial journalists as part of an investigation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Entrepreneur Bob Gruder earned millions selling Y2K compliance software in the late 1990s before that business turned sour. Now, he’s taking aim at Taser International’s virtual monopoly in the stun-gun market.
Scottsdale-based P.F. Chang’s cooked up another winning quarter with sales of $151 million at the company’s China Bistro and faster-smaller sibling Pei Wei Asian Diner chains.
Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation filed notice Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is re-examining its patent for the acne treatment Solodyn.
The U.S. Department of Education plans to review two years of paperwork filed by for-profit education company Apollo Group Inc. to ensure it complied with federal student financial aid rules at its University of Phoenix chain.
A Scottsdale trader and a Mesa-based performer have pleaded guilty in federal court for participating in stock manipulations schemes, according to a statement from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Shareholders at Phoenix-based Swift Transportation voted Friday to sell the company back to ousted founder Jerry Moyes in a deal valued at about $2.74 billion.
PHOENIX (AP) — The nation's largest for-profit college says it is being investigated by the Massachusetts attorney general for possible deceptive practices in its student recruiting and financing.
Phoenix-based Apollo Group disclosed the probe of its University of Phoenix subsidiary in a Monday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The filing says it has received a civil demand to produce documents and detailed information and give testimony about a broad range of its business activities dating back to 2002.
The company says it believes Massachusetts is working with a coalition of several states to investigate recruiting and financing practices at for-profit colleges. The company says it is evaluating the demand.
Apollo Group stock fell 88 cents to $41.71 in Monday's regular session. The stock lost another 20 cents after hours.
Scottsdale-based InPlay Technologies, which develops human interface devices such as digital panes and touch-screen technology for electronic products, said it sold its Duraswitch electronic switch business unit to Memtron Technologies Co, "This transaction streamlines our operations and focuses our efforts on what we believe is a significant opportunity in the mobile computing and communications space with our FinePoint products," said InPlay CEO Steve Hanson in a statement.
The announcement this week that Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is under criminal investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for reportedly “illegally collaborating with his campaign committee to raise campaign funds, promising a job to the leader of that committee and helping funnel money, an estimated half-million dollars, from his brother-in-law to the committee” is just the latest in a series of questionable acts involving Horne.
Arizona Corporation Commissioners said they were troubled by the news Tuesday that the government had filed criminal and civil fraud charges against former and current executives of Qwest Communications International.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Radical Bunny, a fundraising group for Mortgages Ltd., and four of its principals with orchestrating a mortgage-lending scheme that attracted hundreds of investors by making false and misleading statements about the safety and performance of their investments.
WASHINGTON - In approving a defunct $2.2 billion buyout by Bain Capital Partners LLC and its Chinese partner, 3Com shareholders cleared the way for a legal battle over a $66 million breakup fee.
Once again we are being told about the shenanigans of Republican Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne.