Black freedom & opportunity in America has always required the very federal intervention the right wants to destroy
Earlier in the day, several FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, and could face extradition to the US on federal corruption charges, including fraud, racketeering, money laundering, as well as corruption in marketing and broadcasting deals over the last 20 years.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German emissions of sulfur hexafluoride, the most potent of all greenhouse gases, rose 13 percent last year compared with 2013 levels, according to data from the federal statistics office published on Wednesday.
The second round of the 2015 French Open is now underway, with Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova in action on Day 4. The 2015 French Open has moved into the second round and the top seeds on both sides of the bracket are still intact. Show More Summary
The U.S. Justice Department is expected to bring federal corruption charges against as many as 14 high-ranking members of world soccer's governing body Wednesday, following a three-year FBI investigation that could cripple Sepp Blatter's run for a fifth term as FIFA president.
Swiss law enforcement arrested FIFA officials Wednesday in Zurich at the Baur au Lac hotel on federal corruption charges that feature racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud. Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, William K. Rashbaum...Show More Summary
Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year. ||| Tokyo - Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing...Show More Summary
Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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SEOUL (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets, but criticized the U.S. Congress for failing to approve the IMF reform measures. Show More Summary
While the Federal Reserve acknowledges the impact of its actions on global markets, it is ultimately focused on the health of the US economy.
The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) should prevent President Sepp Blatter from serving a fifth term because of his support for Russia hosting the World Cup in 2018, US Senators John McCain and Bob Menendez said in a press release, issued on Tuesday.
The family of a Mexican boy shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent tried an argument in federal court on Tuesday previously made by an Abu Ghraib detainee and the family of another Mexican teenager killed along the border: The U.S. Constitution protects foreigners on foreign soil.
A team at the French École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne has developed and built a quadcopter with arms that unfold just before takeoff. The idea is that you can fold the device back up when you’re done with it, making it possible...Show More Summary
A federal judge in North Carolina has issued a restraining order against a Lee County Sheriff and his deputies after a bizarre incident involving a court subpoena.
BECAUSE THEY’RE TOO DAMNED COLD? Why Aren’t People Moving to America’s ‘Best’ Cities? Let the federal government tell you where to live. “I mention those other lists because there’s a better list out today, the Census Bureau’s most recent city-level population estimates, based on a very straightforward methodology: These are the places where people are […]
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year and concerns that financial woes could engulf Spain in addition to Greece. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve and other financial regulators have yet to adequately deal with the problem of banks that are viewed as too big to fail—and many of their interventions only heighten the perception, Richmond Fed President JeffreyShow More Summary
THE RISE OF EXECUTIVE FEDERALISM: Michael Greve has an excellent piece at Real Clear Policy on what he terms the rise of “executive federalism“: “Cooperative” federalism is supposed to come from Congress and federal statutes. However, practically nothing comes from Congress these days. Show More Summary
Hackers stole information on 100,000 taxpayers from the online computers of the US Internal Revenue Service, the federal tax agency said Tuesday. The IRS said the unidentified cyber thieves used information on the specific taxpayers from sources outside the agency to access the accounts, which...