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We're down to only 63,000 bridges that need significant repairs

Under the glare of floodlights, as late-night drivers and early-morning commuters shared the same traffic backup before dawn Thursday, three lanes of the Capital Beltway closed to let repair crews patch a mega-pothole on the bridge over Kensington Avenue.

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Reynolds Tobacco sued over claims of laundering drug money

Reynolds American, maker of Camel cigarettes, can be sued by the European Union on claims the tobacco company orchestrated a worldwide scheme to launder drug money, a federal appeals court ruled in reviving a suit filed more than a decade ago.

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Problems Left by the LDK Municipality

Pristina Municipality received today reaction of group members of the Municipal Assembly of Democratic League of Kosovo. Once again I repeat that, it is interesting that LDK group, some of whom have been part of past misrule in the municipality react to problems that have caused themselves. 442 more words


Kosovo Politicians have Millions of Euros Which are Unaccounted For

About 300 senior state officials have declared assets of 450 million euros, while the Kosovo Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) apart publication did not even verify the property. 73 more words


Copper caught touring with his heavy metal band while collecting disability checks - pleads guilty to fraud

A former New York police officer accused of performing on tour with his heavy metal band “Cousin Sleaze” during the two years he claimed disability benefits pleaded guilty on Tuesday to mail fraud…

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Albania-Kosovo Highway Costs Soar To 2 Billion Euros

Cache of official documents detail for first time how lobbying, poor-planning, “uncompetitive tenders”, failure to set cost caps and “inflated” prices left Albanian and Kosovan taxpayers with a two billion euro bill for just 137km of road. 3,158 more words


Malaysia: New bribery rules bring collective liability for firms

Newly tabled provisions to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009, would mean that companies can be held responsible if employees commit bribery.

The new rules are similar to those under the… 188 more words