More Jobs: The legal industry in December picked up 800 jobs, The Am Law Daily reports.
Sharon Condolences: President Barack Obama and other U.S. leaders were cautious in the condolences they offered for former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon who died Saturday, POLITICO reports. Statements about Sharon have to be "tactful about using words like 'bold' and 'courageous,' so that nobody gets the feeling that this is a too-clever-by-half insinuation that we wish he were here today," said Washington Institute for Near East Studies senior fellow David Pollock.
Neiman Breach: Some customers of Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. had their payment card information stolen and fell victim to unauthorized purchases due to a cyber attack, The Associated Press reports. The luxury retailer confirmed the breach Saturday.