MIAMI Realtors Signs International Partnership Agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries

  MIAMI/ NOVEMBER 20, 2018 (STL.News) The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) recently signed an international collaboration agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries during FIABCI World President -Elect and FIABCI-Arabic Countries President Walid Moussa’s visit to Miami, increasing MIAMI’s international partners to 180 (the most of any U.S. Realtor association). The alliance will create business opportunities for … Continue reading MIAMI Realtors Signs International Partnership Agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder

WASHINGTON— The Latest on U.S. response to the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee). Trump said in a statement Tuesday that the U.S. does … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder

Iowa News: Orient Man, Carl Jeffrey Campbell Sentenced for Federal Crop Insurance Fraud

DES MOINES, IA – On November 16, 2018, Carl Jeffrey Campbell, age 71, of Orient, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to three years of supervised release, with four months of home confinement for making a false statement in connection with federal crop insurance, announced United States Attorney … Continue reading Iowa News: Orient Man, Carl Jeffrey Campbell Sentenced for Federal Crop Insurance Fraud

New York News: District Court Enters Temporary Restraining Order to Shut Down Three Elder Fraud Schemes

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – A federal court in Central Islip, New York, entered a temporary injunction yesterday against 15 individuals and corporations allegedly responsible for operating three international mail fraud schemes, the Department of Justice announced. The Department of Justice alleges that, in 2018 alone, the three schemes collectively mailed over half a million fraudulent … Continue reading New York News: District Court Enters Temporary Restraining Order to Shut Down Three Elder Fraud Schemes

NEW YORK | Shoppers spend freely heading into the holidays

NEW YORK — Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl’s Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. That’s a key measure of health for a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Shoppers spend freely heading into the holidays

NEW YORK | Markets sink as tech and retail fall; oil drops 7 percent

NEW YORK  — Stocks are skidding Tuesday as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies push the market back into the red for the year. Energy companies are slumping because of a 7 percent plunge in the price of oil. Crude is on track for its biggest loss in three years. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets sink as tech and retail fall; oil drops 7 percent

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Amnesty International says several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, including a number of women, have been beaten and tortured during interrogation. Saudi Arabia has detained at least 10 women and seven men since May on vague national security allegations related to their human rights work. Those detained include Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

KFAR ADUMIM, West Bank | Israel steps up boycott fight after Airbnb settlement ban

KFAR ADUMIM, West Bank— Israel is threatening vacation rental company Airbnb with high taxes and legal repercussions over its decision to remove listings from Jewish West Bank settlements. The threats step up Israel’s fight against a global movement advocating for boycotts over the country’s treatment of the Palestinians. Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin says Tuesday … Continue reading KFAR ADUMIM, West Bank | Israel steps up boycott fight after Airbnb settlement ban