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Father Reginald Foster smiles while on a boat tour of Manhattan in New York May 19, 2013.
The high import duty on gold, local taxes and restrictions on imports are leading to a rise in smuggling of the commodity into the country.
Earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney announced that three men have been charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment in connection with the bold kidnapping of an Ecuadorian businessman.
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Burma's President Thein Sein in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on May 20, 2013.
The European Commission will seek the support of EU governments to launch talks with China on an investment pact that could be a precursor to a free-trade deal if Brussels and Beijing can overcome growing tensions.
People heckle the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, not pictured, as he leave the scene of a terror attack in Woolwich, southeast London, May 23, 2013.
A cameraman films activists wearing orange jumpsuits as they mark the 100th day of prisoners' hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay during a protest in front of the White House in Washington WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will seek to draw attention away from a series of domestic scandals with a speech on Thursday that defends the U.S. use of drones ... (more)
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' President and CEO James Bullard speaks during the ''Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies,'' in New York, April 17, 2013.
Hundreds of job seekers wait in line with their resumes to talk to recruiters at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in Denver April 9, 2013.
EU antitrust regulators accepted on Thursday concessions from Lufthansa , United Airlines , Air Canada and Continental to ease competition concerns about their transatlantic revenue-sharing pact.
Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora on stage together during the band's performance at the "12-12-12" benefit concert for victims of Superstorm Sandy at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 12, 2012.
The European Commission said the airlines would give up airport slots in Frankfurt and New York, and also allow rivals to sell tickets on this route, confirming a Reuters story in February.
Human Rights Watch accused Mozambique's government and foreign mining companies on Thursday of "serious shortcomings" in resettling communities to make way for coal mines, leaving thousands without proper homes, food or sources of income.
One of the most urgent questions in economics today is the connection between inequality and growth.
Dish Network Corp is ramping up its Washington-centric campaign to thwart Japanese firm SoftBank Corp's bid for Sprint Nextel Corp, hoping to convince lawmakers and government reviewers that it poses national security risks.
Animal rights activists from Peta protest against the use of fur ahead of Berlin Fashion Week earlier this year In 1994, the world's hottest supermodels couldn't shed their clothes quickly enough to be involved in an anti-fur campaign.
The landmark immigration bill, which offers a path to citizenship for more than 11 million -- including over 260,000 Indians -- undocumented immigrants and increasing H-1B visas on Wednesday passed its first legislative test.