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Reuters(David Rohde is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By David Rohde May 22 (Reuters) - In Moscow, they are "non-Soviet Russians." In New Delhi, they are a "political Goliath" that may soon awake. In Beijing and São Paolo, they are lawyers...
Only about 40 of the 253 condominiums at Regent Park in downtown Hollywood are occupied by people who own them. The rest are vacant or being rented by investors to tenants. They don't have a stake in the pet-friendly development, so keeping it clean...
Reuters* Canadian faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted * Case is part of broad government corruption crackdown * Trials of more foreign businessmen expected By Marc Frank HAVANA, May 23 (Reuters) - A Canadian businessman who has confessed to bribing...
ReutersBy Terril Yue Jones BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) - China's Internet is brimming with disclosures of officials collecting bribes, homes and luxury accessories as casually as they do mistresses. But while the government tolerates such anti-corruption...
Reuters(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc posted weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday due to poor U.S. sales and said its profit for this quarter might also miss Wall Street's forecast. Everything from pressure on shoppers to a cool start to...
ReutersBy Brian Homewood ZURICH, May 15 (Reuters) - The Swiss cabinet proposed tightening anti-corruption laws on Wednesday, pointing to the international sporting federations based in the country as targets of the suggested changes. "Switzerland is among...
Reuters* Executives facing charges of various economic crimes * Arrests part of broad government crackdown on corruption * Cases have strained diplomatic relations By Marc Frank HAVANA, May 14 (Reuters) - Canadian and British executives of three foreign...
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Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking. Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies? With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
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SHANGHAI — China is investigating a senior economic policymaker for alleged "serious disciplinary violations" — the highest-ranking central government official to be targeted in the new Chinese president's anti-corruption crackdown. The...
ReutersBy Ross Colvin and Satarupa Bhattacharjya NEW DELHI, May 6 (Reuters) - After riding high since launching economic reforms in September, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's minority coalition has been brought to a new low, with key ministers...
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The Hartford CourantThe criminal case against former Waterbury Mayor Philip A. Giordano was built around the children he abused -- the depravity of the acts he forced on two girls who had not yet reached puberty. But the children's presence, like their testimony, has always...
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White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles has agreed to pay $14.1 million to settle allegations that it paid illegal kickbacks to physicians to get their patient referrals. The settlement announced Friday by the U.S. Justice Department stemmed from a...
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