TRENTON (AP) - Gov. Jon S. Corzine gave $15,000 to his former girlfriend's brother-in-law after forcing him to quit a Turnpike Authority job the administration helped him get, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported.
In the week of Aug. 26, Corzine acknowledged giving two gifts to Rocco Riccio - $10,000 this spring and $5,000 this summer - in payments drawn by the governor's personal lawyer.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -
The government of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf still hopes to reach a power-sharing deal with ex-premier Benazir Bhutto. But with negotiations stalled because of fierce opposition from the ruling party, hopes are fading and Musharraf could be drifting toward his political demise.