The Nation magazine recently posted a small articled entitled, "Pakistan gets second tranche of $553.5m from IMF."
Not again! Another politician “denies any wrongdoing,” but resigns his post.
Now that everyone is habituated to banks manipulating every single product and asset class, and for those who aren't, see this explanatory infographic...
John Bertrand Beliveau Jr., 44, a special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, pleaded guilty to participating in a massive international fraud and bribery scheme. Specifically he admitted regularly searching NCIS databases for
You can look at all the costs of Obamas "affordable" insurance policies in the U.S. All the states and Cities. You will see cost is even determined in the city you live in. My computer skills are limited so I'll provide direction. If someone could
Federal prosecutors told Virginia Gov. McDonnell he and his wife would be charged in connection with a gift scandal, but senior Justice Department officials delayed the decision after the McDonnells’ attorneys made a face-to-face appeal
Alex and Max Keiser continue on the topic of rigged global markets and fiat currency vs bitcoin.
It is no secret that the federal government spends millions of dollars on research. Sometimes those funds go to questionable studies, such as the study by Joseph Staton, of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, to determine why “most cooked, exoti
A US Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent accused of leaking confidential information to a Singapore-based company at the heart of a Navy contracting scandal is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court next week, California media reported.
Today is the 80th anniversary of Repeal Day, when America finally lifted its disastrous, 13-year experiment with alcohol prohibition. Here are a few facts about booze and Prohibition you may not have known:
A current Arizona Constable, who asked not to be identified because he fears reprisal, said that a core group of men have been draining the city, county and state of thousands of dollars a year. If documents obtained by The Glendale Star are legitim
In a maddening scandal that is rocking the state of Massachusetts, a government crime lab chemist has been caught intentionally forging signatures and tampering with evidence in as many as 40,000 cases, destroying the lives of countless innocent Amer
The banks admitted to colluding to manipulate benchmark interest rates used to set the price of mortgages and student loans.
First it was the Tea Parties. Then it was anyone or anything that supported the American Legislative Exchange Council.
"The FDA cannot provide the information infrastructure support to regulate products based on new science." So, it has the biotech industry itself do the testing and provide "proof" of safety.
The Volcker Rule is exhibit a for the argument that tough rules to curb Wall Street abuses are easier to describe in brief than to write in detail.
fter meeting with several Obamacare Navigators who openly encouraged our undercover reporters to lie about income status, health history and more, it became clear that personal data was also being “cross-pollinated.”
Excerpt from Reuters: Because of its persistent inability to tally its accounts, the Pentagon is the only federal agency that has not complied with a law that requires annual audits of all government departments.
College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students
The Justice Department and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have reached agreement on all issues in a $13 billion settlement of a civil inquiry into the company’s sales of low-quality mortgage-backed securities that collapsed in value in the financial crisis,
Ivaylo Dinev believes the time has come to change his world. To do so, he's chosen a tactic straight from the 1960s the sit-in. The 24-year-old anthropology student is the informal leader of a group that has occupied Sofia University's main building
Attorneys representing Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and other government officials grappling with federal and state investigations of McDonnell’s interactions with a wealthy political benefactor have charged taxpayers $575,000.
Embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon says federal authorities wanted him to wear a wire and record conversations with the Senate leader and another lawmaker. After he refused they tried to ruin his reputation by raiding his offices and leaking an affida
Federal investigators are asking questions about the District’s decision two years ago to pay out millions of dollars to the former city contractor at the center of the ongoing probe into Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s 2010 campaign.
It remains unclear how rats215 obtained the victim’s testimony, the Inquirer said. The case was handled by a secret indicting grand jury — a practice the Pennsylvania Supreme Court authorized last year to protect witnesses in violent crime cases.
2 Navy admirals placed on temporary leave after their access to classified materials was suspended. This comes as part of a growing investigation into allegations that Naval officers illegally accepted bribes from a military contractor.
A U.S. foreign service officer pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to accepting more than $3 million in bribes in a visa-processing scheme that allowed nearly 500 foreign nationals to enter the United States.
"National award-winning investigative journalist Peter Byrne reports that the husband of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein of California has been selling post offices at bargain basement prices—often to his own business partners.
The Surprisingly Violent Story Of How The Trucking Industry Killed Fair Prices For Great Diesel Cars
In 1975, I was invited to join the US Senate’s Church Committee that was formed after the Watergate scandals.