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31Jan/130

Prominent New York prosecutor enters private practice

- Reed Brodsky, the former prosecutor who led the insider trading prosecution of former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, is leaving the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office to join law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in New York, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the move.

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30Jan/130

Faulty F-35 fuel lines to be scanned in U.S. instead of Britain

WASHINGTON - Faulty fuel lines blamed for the grounding of the Marine Corps version of the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet will likely undergo third-party inspections in the United States, instead of being sent to England, to save time and money, sources familiar with the program said on Tuesday.

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29Jan/130

Exclusive: JPMorgan bet against itself in “Whale” trade

NEW YORK - There is a new twist in the London Whale trading scandal that cost JPMorgan Chase $6.2 billion in trading losses last year. Some of the firm's own traders bet against the very derivatives positions placed by its chief investment office, said three people familiar with the matter.

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29Jan/130

Analysis: Dell LBO talks reveal other leverage options

NEW YORK - A bid to take Dell Inc private by buyout firm Silver Lake and its partners underscores the financing market's willingness to lend up to $15 billion to the world's No.3 PC maker -- money that could be used to buy back shares and pay dividends even if the deal doesn't come together.

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28Jan/130

Analysis: Stuck in reverse, Detroit edges closer to bankruptcy

DETROIT - At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, luxury was in the air. Pricey new Bentleys and Maseratis glittered - including a Maserati 2014 Quattroporte with a $132,000 price tag; U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and dignitaries rubbed shoulders; and many of the well-heeled attendees ponied up for a $300-a-ticket black-tie charity ball.

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28Jan/130

Manufacturing problem likely caused F-35B engine failure: sources

WASHINGTON - Pentagon and industry investigators have pinpointed a manufacturing quality problem as the most likely cause of an engine failure that led to the grounding of the Marine Corps version of the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet, sources familiar with the investigation told Reuters.

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28Jan/130

Exclusive: Japan eased safety standards ahead of Boeing 787 rollout

TOKYO - Japan's government stepped in to give Boeing Co's now-grounded 787 Dreamliner and its made-in-Japan technology a boost in 2008 by easing safety regulations, fast-tracking the rollout of the groundbreaking jet for Japan's biggest airlines, according to records and participants in the process.

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