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Attorney General Eric Holder says the department is adding attorneys and resources to bring states in line with 36-year-old law.
The city council gets the controversial bill at Mayor Bill de Blasio's request, one day after the editorial board of The New York Times urged, "Dump the bill. Keep the horses."
There's a kind of attack — one that's evolving — that sneaks into your network takes your files, and holds them for ransom.
In response to a request from the producers of Goldfinger, the FBI said Ian Fleming's novels "generally center around sex and bizarre situations."
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been hit hard over the past few decades by war, currency instability and corruption.
Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour recently spent time in the DRC and says, for him, the Congo is both extraordinary and tragic. "It is a place that is sitting on $24 trillion of mineral wealth, and yet it ranks next to last on the planet in terms of human development," Ben-Achour says.
Even with a history of civil wars and a stifling bureaucracy that makes business difficult, some choose to return home to the DRC. In the city of Goma, Ben-Achour says he saw not only new construction, but bustling streets as well.
But what about long-term recovery for the Congo? According to Ben-Achour, the DRC and the U.S. are more intertwined economically than one might think. "We have a power to this place that we don't maybe recognize," he says. "All of our cellphones have minerals that could have come from this part of the world."