Italy has reacted angrily to a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that it should relax conditions for prisoners serving life sentences, including mafia gangsters and terrorists. The court in
Pope Francis has appointed one of Italy’s leading anti-mafia prosecutors as president of the Vatican court, days after five senior officials were suspended in an investigation into alleged financial wrongdoing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be permitted to retain a total of $45 billion in earnings going forward, as an initial step toward exiting government control. In joint
INDIANAPOLIS—Mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expected to start keeping their earnings as early as this week, pausing a yearslong arrangement in which they handed nearly all of