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2010-10-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced that it has surpassed 100 green-certified building projects with the grand opening of its Greater Washington regional headquarters, PNC Place. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pnc_place/42892/ PNC has 104 buildings LEED®-certified by the United States Green Building Council, including 84 certified as...

2006-08-18 13:30:41

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Friday to face charges in a $27 million tax fraud case, court sources said. Pinochet, 90, has avoided being processed in a handful of human rights cases because of his health problems, which include mild dementia caused by frequent mini-strokes. The ruling opens Pinochet to investigation and prosecution for embezzling millions of dollars in public funds said to...

2006-01-30 14:45:54

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - The oldest daughter of former dictator Augusto Pinochet was released on bail in a tax evasion case on Monday, two days after she returned home and withdrew a bid for political asylum in the United States. A Santiago appeals court freed Lucia Pinochet Hiriart on $6,000 bail, court officials said. Pinochet Hiriart, 60, arrived in Chile on Saturday, nearly a week after fleeing her country to avoid tax charges. She had flown to Washington, where she was...

2006-01-28 13:15:41

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - The eldest daughter of former dictator Augusto Pinochet was taken into custody on Saturday upon her return to Chile after seeking asylum in the United States to avoid tax charges. A federal judge greeted a tired Lucia Pinochet Hiriart, 60, as she arrived from Buenos Aires, where she made a brief stopover after being sent back from Washington late Friday. "Ms. Lucia, how nice that you've arrived, please come with me so that I can arraign...

2006-01-28 10:56:56

By Kevin Gray BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The elder daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was returning home to Chile on Saturday, nearly a week after she fled her country on tax charges and sought political asylum in the United States. Lucia Pinochet Hiriart boarded a flight bound for Santiago following a stopover in Buenos Aires in route from Washington, Chilean officials in the Argentine capital said. She had fled Chile for neighboring Argentina by car on...

2005-10-19 11:09:14

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet of his immunity from prosecution on Wednesday so he can face charges of tax fraud involving an estimated $27 million in offshore accounts, a court source told Reuters. The decision upholds a lower court ruling, opening the way for the retired general to be indicted for tax evasion. Pinochet, who is 89 and ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 after a military coup, has been stripped of his...

2005-06-30 15:39:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. banking regulators on Thursdayissued a long-awaited set of unified standards for bankexaminers evaluating financial institutions' compliance withthe Bank Secrecy Act, an anti-money laundering law. The 330-page manual does not set new rules or offer newguidance, according to the Federal Financial InstitutionsExamination Council, a group of financial regulatory agencies. Instead, the compilation of existing guidance on a varietyof BSA-related topics, including...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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