A two-year investigation into the mortgage lending practices of M&T Bank found it routinely favored white borrowers over black, Latino, and Asian borrowers in its lending practices – a violation of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
A Croatian court has ordered that a dog named Medo must let sleeping neighbors lie, and has warned his owner he will have to pay some €2,800 ($3,160) if the barking pooch doesn’t keep a lid on it for the night.
Round-the-clock surveillance of the Ecuadorian Embassy - where WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange is holed up - is to be reviewed, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has said. The operation has cost taxpayers £10 million.
A lawsuit brought by Russian oil firm Rosneft challenging sanctions imposed on Moscow has been referred to the European Court of Justice. Rosneft’s lawyers maintain the sanctions were hastily implemented and are illegal under EU law.
FEMEN, the topless activist group, is at it again. The target this time was former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The naked ladies aggressively accosted him outside a courthouse, where he is being tried for his lavish sex tastes.
A Holocaust exhibition in Estonia mocks the victims of the terrible tragedy and is a totally perverted way to mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, says Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem.
A military judge halted a hearing at Guantanamo Bay on Monday when two detainees being tried in connection with the September 11 terror attacks said they recognized their translator from a secret CIA prison where they were formerly held.
A sheriff in New Mexico physically stopped US Marshals from enforcing Internal Revenue Service orders at a residential property, later calling on the IRS to halt a public auction of the premises until the tax-owing homeowner's court appeal is heard.
Challenging municipal ticketing operations, lawsuits filed against the St. Louis suburbs of Ferguson and Jennings allege the mass of fines and jailings over minor offenses amount to a “municipal scheme designed to brutalize, to punish, and to profit."