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Gov't cracking down on unsafe bus companies

Twenty-six bus operations that transported more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 between New York and Florida have been closed for safety violations in what federal officials say is the government's largest single safety crackdown of the motor coach industry in at least a more


Feds seize 150 websites in counterfeit crackdown

Federal authorities have shut down 150 websites accused of selling knock-off or pirated merchandise to unsuspecting online bargain hunters. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton and Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer announced the results of the ICE and FBI three-month investigation on "Cyber Monday," the day that for many shoppers kicks off the online holiday shopping season.


Immigration raids net 2,900 criminals in largest national crackdown

About 2,900 illegal immigrants with criminal records have been arrested in what authorities on Wednesday called the largest such nationwide crackdown.


Syria hit by a wave of deaths and arrests

Syria saw a wave of violence and arrests Sunday as the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Damascus to address issues including caring for the wounded and access to detainees during the government's crackdown on a 5-month-old uprising.


Syria Widens Crackdown, More Civilians Flee to Turkey

Syria Widens Crackdown, More Civilians Flee to Turkey

Syrian military forces are poised to enter another northern town, while an increasing number of civilians are fleeing to Turkey to escape the military crackdown on anti-government protesters.


82 Sites Seized in U.S. Piracy Crackdown

Federal authorities on Monday said they seized 82 Internet websites allegedly used to distribute counterfeit products as part of a crackdown on the sale of counterfeit and pirated products.


FBI Busts Child Prostitution Ring- Somali Gang Indicted for Running Sex Ring

The FBI says it has found 69 child prostitutes across the country during a crackdown on the sexual exploitation of children over the last three days.


41 people in 4 states charged in mortgage fraud

A mortgage fraud crackdown announced Thursday resulted in the arrests of dozens of people, including six lawyers, seven loan officers and three mortgage brokers in four states.


Honduras Shuts Down 2 News Outlets

Two stations that regularly broadcast calls from the deposed president were closed in a crackdown on civil liberties by the de facto government.


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