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Ex-tennis pro James Blake says body-slamming cop should lose job

The former international tennis star thrown to the ground and roughly handcuffed by a New York City cop outside a midtown Manhattan hotel said Saturday the officer should be fired.<p>James Blake’s call for Officer James Frascatore to lose his job came a day after the NYPD released a security video …

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Court orders restitution, fines in first-ever victory against a delayed Kickstarter

For the first time, a Kickstarter campaign has been ordered by a state court to pay restitution and civil penalties for failing to deliver rewards to its backers. The judgment, filed July 22 in Washington state, sets a precedent there that companies and individuals who accept money through …

Rise in student loan defaults driven by for-profit colleges, study says

The recent rise in student loan defaults has been driven mostly by the increase in those attending at for-profit colleges who left school in a tough economy with debt that outstripped their earnings potential, a new study has found.<p>The study, the first to match loan data with tax information from …