By TODD PITMAN and THANYARAT DOKSONE - AP - 53 mins ago
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets. (full story)
By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL - AP - Thu Mar 26, 6:30PM CDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators called the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s debt-heavy subsidiary an embarrassment and lamented the company's inability to pay 63 former executives some $33 million in promised pension payments. (full story)
David Stockman - Seeking Alpha - Thu Mar 26, 5:31PM CDT
Kraft shareholders woke up $12 billion richer this morning and for that they should thank their lucky stars—–or at least send a case of Cristal to Janet and her merry band of money printers. Having passed-out free money to carry traders... (full story)
ELYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A worker is recovering from a broken hand and staples in his head after being struck by a newly built roller coaster during testing at a Pennsylvania amusement park. (full story)
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