Massachusetts News: Rhode Island Man, Michael H. Tran Charged in Million Dollar Embezzlement Scheme

BOSTON,, Ms. – A Rhode Island man was arrested today and charged in connection with a scheme to embezzle over a million dollars from a Massachusetts company. Michael H. Tran, 34, of Woonsocket, R.I., was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud. Tran was arrested this … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Rhode Island Man, Michael H. Tran Charged in Million Dollar Embezzlement Scheme

SALZBURG, Austria | EU chief says key parts of UK Brexit offer not good enough

SALZBURG, Austria— European Council President Donald Tusk warned Britain on Wednesday that key parts of its offer to conclude Brexit talks are not satisfactory and must be revised, just six months before the country leaves the bloc. Speaking before chairing a summit of EU leaders in Salzburg, Austria, Tusk ramped up pressure on Prime Minister … Continue reading SALZBURG, Austria | EU chief says key parts of UK Brexit offer not good enough

GENEVA | Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

GENEVA — The regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross says the latest deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo presents complex challenges as long-running conflict hampers aid efforts. Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore says Red Cross teams have resorted to training volunteers who enter “no-go areas” to carry out safe and dignified burials … Continue reading GENEVA | Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Multi-Convicted Felon, Mario Tiller Charged with Firearms and Drug Law Violations

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal drug and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The three-count indictment, returned on September 18, named Mario Tiller, age 40, as the sole defendant. According to the indictment, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Multi-Convicted Felon, Mario Tiller Charged with Firearms and Drug Law Violations

PARIS | French court upholds Kate Middleton topless photos fine

PARIS — A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton, when publishing topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing back in 2012. On Wednesday, the Versailles appeals court upheld a … Continue reading PARIS | French court upholds Kate Middleton topless photos fine

Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro

Cleveland, Ohio  – Two Cleveland men were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy with included committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro. Zyshonne Austin and Ja’Quez Lyons, both 18, were indicted on one count … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro

South Carolina News: Gaffney Man, Steven Ray Garner Sentenced on Federal Firearm Charge

Greenville, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Steven Ray Garner, age 44, of Gaffney, was sentenced in federal court to 60 months imprisonment with 3 years of supervised release to follow. Garner previously pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United … Continue reading South Carolina News: Gaffney Man, Steven Ray Garner Sentenced on Federal Firearm Charge

CHERRY HILL, N.J. | Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races

CHERRY HILL, N.J.— Congressman Leonard Lance voted last December with the interests of his northern New Jersey district in mind when he opposed his own party’s sweeping tax overhaul. The cap on deductions for state and local taxes that was part of the Republican plan was bound to mean that many people in the high-tax … Continue reading CHERRY HILL, N.J. | Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races