Secretary of State Clinton said Israel’s policy of expanding Jewish settlements is an obstacle to progress on Mideast peace.
WASHINGTON–Phuong Quoc Truong was sentenced Tuesday in San Diego for his role in a scheme by the “Tran Organization” to cheat casinos across the United States, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Karen P. Hewitt for the Southern District of California announced. In his plea agreement, Truong admitted […]
Governor Schwarzenneger highlights his proposal to extend and expand the $10,000 homebuyer tax credit to include the purchase of existing homes, in addition to new residences, for first-time homebuyers in his California Jobs Initiative.
NEW YORK–The former President of the Park Avenue Bank was arrested on Monday on allegations of self-dealing, bank bribery, embezzlement of bank funds, and fraud. The arrest was announced by United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, the Special Agent in Charge for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), James […]
PHILADELPHIA–Nexus Technologies Inc., a Philadelphia-based export company, pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with a conspiracy to bribe officials of the Vietnamese government in exchange for lucrative contracts to supply equipment and technology to Vietnamese government agencies, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), The president and owner of the company, Nam Nguyen, and his […]
KENNESAW, Ga–A Georgia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to production of child pornography related to surreptitiously videotaping young boys using public restrooms in Atlanta-area establishments, said Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Sally Quillian Yates. Jeffrey Alan Wasley of Kennesaw, 38, pleaded guilty […]
Prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., file a lawsuit against Toyota because of continuing problems with its vehicles. The district attorney’s office accuses the automaker of knowingly selling hundreds of thousands of vehicles with defects.
WASHINGTON–President Obama today declared a major disaster exists in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms, flooding, and debris and mud flows during the period of January 17 to February 6, 2010. Federal funding is available to State and […]
President Obama speaks to the press about Sunday’s election in Iraq and the future of U.S. involvement in the country.
WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Labor says approximately 5,500 workers from companies in 12 states — California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Vermont — are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance. “Helping workers who are impacted by trade, and ensuring they are better positioned to secure permanent jobs […]