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Housing agency pays big bucks for dining furniture

Housing agency pays big bucks for dining furniture

At a time when significant budget cuts at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development could make it harder for lower-income Americans to stay in their homes, it's a relief to know that Ben Carson and Co. During a tour of public housing facilities previous year in Columbus, Ohio, Carson told The New York Times that subsidized units shouldn't be too comfortable.


Nirav Gate: Odia Retired Auditor Arrested In Muli-Crore PNB Scam

Nirav Gate: Odia Retired Auditor Arrested In Muli-Crore PNB Scam

Modi was asked to appear before the agency in connection with its probe in the over United States dollars two billion alleged fraud perpetrated in the PNB . "The amount is likely to go up", CBI lawyer Limosin A told the court. On being asked by the CBI to join its investigation into the alleged fraud, Mr.


Man shoots himself outside White House: Secret Service

Man shoots himself outside White House: Secret Service

The White House was placed in lockdown on Saturday after a man reportedly shot himself just outside the fence line. "You can get pretty darn close to the White House with a weapon", Hosko said, describing how security is tight around the White House, but people are allowed to get relatively close to the perimeter.


Suspects released over murder of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak

Suspects released over murder of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak

Kuciak was gunned down as he was about to publish an article that raised possible political links to Italian businessmen with alleged ties to Calabria's notorious 'Ndrangheta mafia supposedly operating in Slovakia. One woman said she came to honor the slain couple. One of the men named in Kuciak's report, which probed potential abuse of European Union subsidies and other fraud, had past links to people who subsequently worked for Prime Minister Robert Fico's office.


Slow-moving nor'easter hammers East Coast, kills five

Slow-moving nor'easter hammers East Coast, kills five

There is a substantial risk for moderate to major - and potentially life-threatening - coastal flooding along ocean-exposed portions of the eastern MA coast over multiple high tide cycles due to potential for a persistent and strong onshore east-northeast wind.


Pakistan holds Senate election, ruling PML-N likely to top polling

Pakistan holds Senate election, ruling PML-N likely to top polling

Polling in all four provincial assemblies and the parliament started at 9am and continued until 4 without a halt. According to the initial results, PML-N-backed independent candidates bagged 11 of 12 seats in the Punjab Assembly Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar won the Senate technocrat seat from Punjab Assembly, the Pakistani media reported.