Daily Archives: February 20, 2018

Latvia’s top banking official has been accused of taking a bribe

ILMARS RIMSEVICS, governor of Latvia’s central bank for the past 17 years, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing calls to resign. On February 17th he was detained by Latvia’s anti-corruption authority on suspicion of taking a bribe of at least €100,000 ($123,000). The prime minister, Maris Kucinskis, says the allegations are so serious that Mr ...

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Missing California Uber driver is found alive, report says

Joshua Thiede, 29, was last seen Feb. 11 leaving his apartment garage during a trip for Lyft, police said.  (Los Angeles Police Department) Joshua Thiede, who was last seen driving out of his Los Angeles apartment on Feb. 11 while working for Lyft, was found alive and is currently in a local hospital, Fox Los Angeles reported. There is no ...

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