Hector Pineda spends 60 percent of his income renting a $1,500-a-month apartment for his family in Alexandria, Virginia. With housing around him slated to be torn down and replaced by pricier units, the 33-year-old cook worries his rent will go up or his building too will be demolished.
Atlas Iron Ltd. , an Australian iron ore producer, said it will withhold selling a stake in its Ridley mine until after the national election later this month because of uncertainty over a proposed mining tax.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s bid to preserve a law disqualifying provisional election ballots filed in the wrong precinct comes before a federal appeals court next week in the so-called battleground state.
With 39 days left before the U.S. presidential election, time is running out for judges to resolve voter access lawsuits in states including Ohio and Florida where a few thousand votes may be the margin of victory between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Hebei Iron and Steel Group is in negotiations with Atlas Iron Ltd. about purchasing a stake in a Western Australian iron-ore mine, the China Daily reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
A Wisconsin court’s ruling that the state’s voter identification law is unconstitutional will be appealed to the state Supreme Court, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen told an appellate panel.