The U.S. government filed a civil mortgage fraud lawsuit on Tuesday against Wells Fargo & Co, the latest legal volley against big banks for their lending during the housing boom. … [Read more...] about U.S. files mortgage fraud lawsuit against Wells Fargo
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The historic emissions deal between China and the U.S. removes a key barrier in United Nations-led efforts to craft a global climate pact. Now President Barack Obama has to find a way to make it happen at home. An international agreement to curb greenhouse gases would go nowhere … [Read more...] about World cheers U.S., China carbon deal as Republicans jeer
Vietnam-Born bidder wins billion-dollar contract in U.S. Reported by Pham Le California Waste Solutions (CWS) has won a decisive campaign against its rival, Waste Management Inc., the largest waste treatment company in the U.S. The prize is a package worth US$2.7 billion, which … [Read more...] about Vietnam-Born bidder wins billion-dollar contract in U.S.
No direct link to President Bashar al-Assad or his inner circle has been publicly demonstrated, and some U.S. sources say intelligence experts are not sure whether the Syrian leader knew of the attack before it was launched or was only informed about it afterward. While U.S. … [Read more...] about Direct link between Assad and gas attack elusive for U.S
WASHINGTON/HONG KONG – China's ZTE Corp said it would take part in a projected U.S. congressional hearing next month linked to an investigation of alleged Chinese espionage threats to U.S. telecommunications infrastructure. The House of Representatives Permanent Select … [Read more...] about ZTE to testify in U.S. probe of alleged China telecom threat