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  • Africa calls for World Bank reform after Nigerian denied top post

     
    Africans call for World Bank reform after Africa's candidate for World Bank president is passed over: African financial leaders called for the reform of the World Bank and its process for selecting its leader, dominated for six decades by the US, after...
  • Jewish Federations help win new anti-Iran law

     
    A new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • In a first, U.S. labels MS-13 street gang 'criminal organization'

     
    Federal authorities Thursday designated the notorious Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 as a “transnational criminal organization,” giving federal authorities more tools to fight the street gang that has its roots in Los Angeles. Under the designation,...
  • Fed crackdown shows MS-13 gang is real threat, experts said

     
    The decision last week by federal authorities to classify the Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 gang as a “transnational criminal organization" has some experts hoping the move will put the gang on the run....
  • Carl Washington, a former assemblyman, to plead guilty to fraud

     
    A top L.A. County Probation Department executive who once was a state assemblyman has agreed to plead guilty to federal bank fraud charges, admitting he bilked financial institutions out of nearly $200,000 by falsely claiming to be an identity theft......
  • Fewer schools will mean larger classes and more controversy for CPS

     
    Friday's print column Becky Carroll, a (Chicago Public Schools) spokeswoman, argued that big classes don't necessarily hamper learning. "It's the quality of teaching in that classroom," Carroll said. "You could have a teacher that is high-quality that...
  • Is Obama's stimulus working?

    Is Obama's stimulus working?
    Today's topic: Would the economy be worse off without the Obama administration's stimulus? Or does the fact that we're still deep in a recession suggest that it would have been better simply to let the economy bottom out as quickly as possible? The wrong...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • U.S. is requiring companies to defend against identity theft

    U.S. is requiring companies to defend against identity theft
    With identity fraud on the increase, the federal government is stepping up efforts to make sure businesses are on the alert — especially financial institutions and other companies that issue credit cards. The government says that businesses have...
  • Unleash the financial furies against North Korea

    Unleash the financial furies against North Korea
    On Monday, the U.N. Security Council voted to condemn North Korea's recent missile launch and ordered the Sanctions Committee to enforce financial sanctions and an arms embargo against Pyongyang. It remains to be seen how far countries such as China and...