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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Online firm charged for running pyramid scheme in China and US

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by AP

    ... targeted investors on the mainland and Taiwan and in Chinese communities in the United States, the SEC said. The regulators alleged that the three individuals ran a pyramid scheme, using money from ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... local charities are searching for money to install tanks next to homes. Officials truck in water for families in greatest need and put a large tank in front of the local fire station ... passed legislation to regulate groundwater pumping, which Governor Jerry Brown signed into law last week. Three days later, Brown signed an executive order that provides money to buy drinking ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Former Georgian president exiled in trendy New York

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline and is home to dozens of cafes, trendy restaurants and moneyed hipsters. Saakashvili says he takes the subway, rides his bicycle and visits street flea ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rising US income inequality hits state tax revenue and threatens budgets

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... to spur job creation, by attracting firms. "If you've got political pressure to spend more money and pressure against raising taxes, then you're in a pickle," said David ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Millionaire Gigi Jordan on trial for killing autistic son in New York

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... and then transferred money out of his trust fund as he lay dead. Her defence says the pharmaceuticals entrepreneur was driven by fear and desperation to kill the boy and try to kill herself. Jordan, 54, sat ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Events from Iraq to Ukraine call into focus Barack Obama's world view

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... Nobel Prize lecture "to face the world as it is", not as he would like it to be. "He thought he could change the tenor more easily than he could, and I think he thought the world ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bowe Bergdahl swap broke US law, according to government watchdog

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US Defence Department officials broke the law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members held at Guantanamo Bay military prison in exchange for a captured soldier, a government watchdog said. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the Pentagon broke the law by using money appropriated by Congress to carry out the transfer ...

  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Fund bets on next trendy district in New York

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by BLOOM

    ... of a neighbourhood," Weissman said. "Everybody seems to have that anecdotal story- my aunt and uncle bought an apartment in Chelsea in the late 1970s and made a lot of money. There were so many of those ... large amounts of money are raised through small contributions. Weissman said his programme also differed from such websites as Realty Mogul and Fundrise in that those companies distributed ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US woman caught smuggling US$41,000 to Philippines

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... for US$120,000, transferred some money to the Philippines and had planned to carry a portion of the money with her. "She stated that she did not transfer the proceeds to the Philippines because she thought it was safer to carry the money," according to prosecutors. US law requires travellers to declare more than US$10,000. The woman has not been charged, but officials have laid claimed ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Detroit police chief James Craig calls on people to have guns and fight back

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:14pm by GDN

    ... as a manager at a Burger King on the side. One morning, while she was counting money in her Burger King office, she was again robbed at gunpoint and left in the restaurant's freezer. ...




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