Quest seeks sale to avoid scrutiny, lawsuit claims

April 4 (Reuters) – Quest Software Inc’s new chief
executive rushed to sell the company to head off a possible
investigation by regulators, according to a shareholder lawsuit
that shines a light on…

U.S. to begin targeted easing of Myanmar sanctions: Clinton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is prepared to take targeted steps to ease sanctions banning the export of U.S. financial services and investment in Myanmar to respond to progress in the Southeast Asian country’s democratic transition, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.

Accused September 11 mastermind referred to trial at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Accused September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four suspected co-conspirators were ordered on Wednesday to stand trial before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on terrorism, murder and other charges in a case that could carry the death penalty, the Pentagon said.

Gene studies begin to unravel autism puzzle

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A sweeping study of hundreds of families with autism has found that spontaneous mutations can occur in a parent’s sperm or egg cells that increase a child’s risk for autism, and fathers are four times more likely than mothers to pass these mutations on to their children, researchers said on Wednesday.

Obama signs insider trading bill, wants more curbs on Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama called on Wednesday for stricter controls on lawmakers to confront “the corrosive influence” of money in Washington as he signed into law an insider trading ban he said was needed to help restore trust in the U.S. government.

Report: Private Sector Adds 209,000 Jobs in March

The private sector added 209,000 jobs in March, according to an analysis from the payroll services firm ADP. The report also noted that the economy added 23,000 more jobs in the first two months of 2012 than ADP had previously estimated. The news is ahead of  Friday’s employment situation report, when the Labor Department will […]