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PARIS -- Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, was questioned by a judge Thursday over her role in a $366-million payout to a businessman supporter of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Lagarde appeared in a Paris court to...
NEW DELHI -- Afghan security after the departure of foreign combat troops in 2014 will become easier because of the ill-advised, misdirected and often corrupt ways NATO and its contractors have pursued the "war on terror," Afghan President Hamid Karzai...
Members of the Tinley Park Term Limits Commission continued to explore the issue at the group's third meeting, where more information was presented to the group. The commission, appointed by Mayor Ed Zabrocki after voters overwhelmingly voted in favor...
Tags: Government, Executive Branch, Politics, Des Plaines, Naperville
BEIJING — Exports of elegant Swiss watches to China have plunged. Sales of Mercedes-Benz and other premium sedans are slowing. And high-end restaurants, coming off their worst Chinese New Year festival in years, are starting to change their menus to...
Will the IRS scandal negatively affect President Barack Obama's second term? Washington correspondent Colby Itkowitz asks political analysts in Pennsylvania and Washington. YES Lara Brown Villanova University political science professor Q: Will...
Tribune staff reporterCitadel founder Kenneth Griffin named and shamed local corporations that have taken tax incentives from the state’s financially strapped government in a Monday evening speech to a prominent Chicago business group. "The last election cycle I called...
Citadel LLC founder Kenneth Griffin named and shamed local corporations that have taken tax incentives from the financially strapped state in a speech to a prominent Chicago business group. "The last election cycle I called a local CEO to talk to him...
Tags: Finance, Government, Citadel LLC, CNBC (tv network), Ken Griffin
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promoting a casino at an undisclosed location over which he’d have incredible power. The bidding process to choose a vendor would be sealed, and records would be exempt from the Freedom of Information Act until after the vendor...
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
There is good news from Pakistan. No, really. The country often referred to as "the most dangerous place on earth" is a caldron of violence, religious extremism and nuclear danger. But on Saturday, Pakistan passed a major democratic milestone. Its...
REYHANLI, Turkey — On the second floor of a nursery school in a Turkish border town, artist Nader Haj Kadour preferred talking about painting butterflies than painting Syrian President Bashar Assad. The classically trained Syrian artist pointed to...
When the storm of administration scandals first hit President Barack Obama, he offered a good impersonation of Claude Raines in "Casablanca," expressing shock that gambling was going on in Rick's saloon. His verbal outrage at the snooping of the IRS and...
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