Marshall Miller, who oversaw terrorism and fraud prosecutions as head of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York, was selected to help run the Justice Department’s criminal unit.
Foreign aid has long been one of the most unpalatable dishes on the federal plate. Why should U.S. taxpayers give billions of dollars to ungrateful countries that will waste it and whose people don’t like America anyway?
President Vladimir Putin told his government to develop plans to replace imports from Ukraine and said Russia can’t subsidize its neighbor permanently, increasing economic pressure as the government in Kiev battles separatists.
Charlie Shrem, a prominent evangelist for Bitcoin who is charged by the U.S. with conspiring to launder more than $1 million in the virtual currency tied to the illicit online bazaar Silk Road, is in plea talks, prosecutors said.
Fidel Castro shares at least one belief with the majority of Americans: He is convinced that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was not the work of a lone gunman, but rather the culmination of a broad conspiracy.
Ambassador Caroline Kennedy pledged to work to quickly reduce the impact of U.S. forces in Okinawa, an island that hosts three quarters of its military facilities in Japan and where doctors once saved her father’s life.