receive extra benefits to which they were not entitled." Prosecutors said that the scheme cost the Railroad Retirement Board more than 1 billion U.S. dollars. The investigation de.
put anybody's life at risk, whether they are Brazilians or citizens of other countries." RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff on Friday vetoed par.SEE PORTFOLIO
e two largest grain-producing provinces, Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo, damaging mills and knocking down thousands of trees. Cuba's official newspaper Granma reported Monday tha.READ MORE
sketball team in late January 2001. LOS ANGELES, March 11 (Xinhua) -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is sending a task force to Japan to assist in .READ MORE
mittee members to decide whether to approve the plan and forward it on to the full council for a vote, according to The Times. MEXICO CITY, July 26 (Xinhua) -- A large 5.9-magnit.READ MORE
r own money or money paid by subsequent investors, rather than from any actual profit earned. The most sweeping Ponzi scheme was carried out by Bernard Madoff, who was sentenced to.READ MORE
state officials who have lobbied hard to get the funding rejected by Florida. In an effort to highlight the importance of securing more funding, Quinn announced last March 685 mi.READ MORE
by 4.2 percent to 125.41 in the first quarter of 2011, following a 3.6 percent drop in the fourth quarter of 2010. The National Index posted an annual decline of 5.1 percent in th.READ MORE
es that would be based there too far away from other U.S. military personnel based in Okinawa. The U.S. rejection will be a further blow to the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), wh.READ MORE
ian people," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters. He was responding to a deal reached on Tuesday between Syria and the Arab League on ending violence in the country. S.
uaviare and in La Macarena in the southern department of Meta. The rebels "are under orders to prepare strikes so that, as they say, Colombia and the world can say that the FARC i.
even on handling the economy where the president led by 6 points last month. On foreign policy, the focus of the two candidates' third and final face-off on Monday night, Obama .
r success is hard to imagine," she said. Opponents of the government say the auction failed to attract more bids from international oil firms due to new regulations that stipulate.