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Bangladesh ex-PM Zia sentenced to seven years in jail for corruption

Bangladesh ex-PM Zia sentenced to seven years in jail for corruption

Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was sentenced to another seven years in jail for illegally raising charitable funds by using the power of her office, court officials said Monday.

US Sept payrolls contract in wake of Harvey, Irma

US Sept payrolls contract in wake of Harvey, Irma

US payrolls contracted in September for the first time in seven years as major hurricanes left workers idled in southern states but unemployment continued to fall, official data showed yesterday.