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Sole Wells Fargo executive charged in cross-selling scandal dodges prison time

Carrie Tolstedt was given three years probation for misleading a government regulator about the extent of the illegal sales practices at the bank.

Europe’s central bank hikes key interest rate to record high even as recession threat grows

The bank signaled that its 10th straight hike could be its last, shifting its emphasis from raising rates to keeping them high enough for long enough to beat down inflation.

San Jose mayor clashes with city leaders over service cuts to increase union workers’ pay

More than 4,000 workers in San Jose, one of the most expensive cities to live in the U.S., will get raises over the next few years.

The IRS plans to crack down on 1,600 millionaires to collect millions of dollars in back taxes

In July, IRS leadership said it collected $38 million in delinquent taxes from more than 175 high-income taxpayers in the span of a few months. Now, the agency will scale up that effort.

Alito rebuffs call for recusal in case with attorney who interviewed him  

The conservative justice released a rare statement on an upcoming case, arguing his interview with an advocate was nothing out of the ordinary.

Russian man with Kremlin ties gets 9 years in US prison for hacking and insider trading scheme

Four alleged co-conspirators — including a Russian military intelligence officer who’s also been charged with meddling in the 2016 presidential election — remain at large.