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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI agents impersonated repairmen to sidestep US laws in gambling bust

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:55pm by AP

    ... in disguise sidestep U.S. laws US federal agents turned off internet access to three luxury villas used by an alleged Asian gambling kingpin and his associates, then posed as repairmen to get inside ... Kimberly Frayn, according to lawyers for four of eight men charged in the case. They have filed a court motion to dismiss evidence in the case. Under US law, authorities need a warrant to inspect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1627765/fbi-agents-impersonated-repairmen-sidestep-us-laws-gambling-bust
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US urged to go on offence on China hacking to protect intellectual property

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 11:58am by AFP

    ... liberties advocates oppose the law due to privacy concerns. While the report listed China as the biggest culprit in intellectual property theft by far, commission member Slade Gorton, a former US ... from intellectual property theft, a report said on Wednesday. The 11-month study led by high-ranking former US officials said that theft of software and other US-developed products was costing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1244044/us-urged-go-offence-china-hacking-protect-intellectual-property
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Sultan of Brunei’s hotels in Los Angeles targeted over sharia law

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:52pm by NYT

    ... and flogging for property crimes. The third phase, set to go into effect next year, will allow for death by stoning for crimes including adultery and gay sex. It remains to be seen how laws ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Celebrities urge boycott as campaigners lay siege to LA landmarks over Islamic law in Brunei Sultan's hotels in sharia storm Two landmark Los Angeles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1506123/sultan-bruneis-hotels-los-angeles-targeted-over-sharia-law
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Worry over use of military equipment by police in US

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... it was the role of law enforcement to reduce tensions in the city, rather than exacerbate them. "At a time when we must seek to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the local community, I am ... Excess Property Programme, known as 1033, which distributes surplus military equipment to police. The programme began in the early 1990s and grew after the The events of September11, 2001. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574325/worry-over-use-military-equipment-police-us
  5. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Cash-strapped US cities starting to spend again

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Bloomberg

    ... values. Some state laws limit annual property-tax increases. In Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, property tax revenue rose 13 per cent in the 2013 budget year compared with 2012. ... Bloomberg in Washington Property-tax collections in the US rose to US$182.8b in the last three months of 2013, boosting the revenues of local governments Cash-strapped cities start ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1494490/cash-strapped-us-cities-starting-spend-again
  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to rule on housing discrimination law

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Judges will consider whether people suing over racial discrimination need to prove intent Housing law challenged in Supreme Court The United States Supreme Court ... respects. A ruling in favour of Texas would change the scope of the law across the country. The federal appeals court that ruled in the Texas case is one of 11 that have decided the issue, and all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611454/us-supreme-court-rule-housing-discrimination-law
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Billionaire battles surfers in court over access to northern California beach

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 08:58pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Redwood City, California Case hinges on whether locked gate on tycoon's California property is a form of development Billionaire battles surfers in court over access ... City following a non-jury trial. "How do you force Mr Khosla to comply with the law?" Joseph Cotchett, a lawyer for Surfrider, asked the judge. "Somehow, somewhere justice has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555642/billionaire-battles-surfers-court-over-access-northern-california-beach
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chicago teachers extend strike, mayor seeks injunction

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 10:19am by Reuters in Chicago

    ... credit rating. The district has drained all its financial reserves to cover an expected budget deficit over the next year and has levied the maximum property tax allowed by law. Lewis said ... a union,” Emanuel said, adding that the union walked out over issues that are not subject to a strike under Illinois state law. Teachers revolted last week against sweeping education reforms sought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1038947/chicago-teachers-extend-strike-mayor-seeks-injunction
  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Israelis increase real estate investment in the US

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tel Aviv Israelis increase stakes in American real estate Israeli investors are increasingly looking to invest in US properties as they seek to diversify their portfolios ... law firm, said. "There appears to be a need for greater diversification and for finding additional opportunities because Israel is a small country and domestic investment opportunities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1410444/israelis-increase-real-estate-investment-us
  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US mortgage giants offer incentive to walk away from home loan debt woes

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... US mortgage giants will let some borrowers who kept up payments but found themselves in negative equity give up their properties Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will let some borrowers who kept up payments as their homes lost value erase their debts by giving up the properties, helping Americans escape underwater loans while adding to losses at the mortgage giants bailed out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1138698/us-mortgage-giants-offer-incentive-walk-away-home-loan-debt

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