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  • Federal deficit down, debt still rising

    WASHINGTON The federal deficit fell sharply in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 but the federal debt continues to rise. The deficit for the recent fiscal year totaled an estimated $483 billion, the Treasury Department said Wednesday. That's roughly...
  • L.A. fashion district faces closer scrutiny in money laundering probe

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will soon order heightened financial disclosure requirements for about 2,000 businesses in the Los Angeles fashion district, which is suspected of operating as a major money laundering hub for Mexican...
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign

    Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign
    When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee. When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. When she got married in...
  • Taiwan businessman admits violating ban on exporting machinery

    Taiwan businessman admits violating ban on exporting machinery
    A Taiwan businessman pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring with his son to ship machinery overseas despite being banned from doing business in the U.S. because of his previous involvement in a North Korean weapons procurement channel. Tai Tsai “...
  • Where's the accountability? [Commentary]

    Where's the accountability? [Commentary]
    Among the many repugnant aspects of the news that Baltimore has spent millions to settle charges of police brutality and civil rights violations, this may be the most troublesome: A clause in the city's settlement agreements prohibits victims from...
  • Bankers to Obama: Inversion action Band-Aid on wrong wound

    NEW YORK Congress and the president regularly decry companies moving headquarters abroad for tax benefits but two top Wall Street bankers said Friday that lower taxes do not drive the deals. The shifting of corporate headquarters generally involves a...
  • Federal budget deficit falls to $486 billion, report says

    The federal government's budget deficit has fallen to $486 billion, the smallest pool of red ink of President Obama's six-year span in office, a new report said Wednesday. The Congressional Budget Office's latest estimate shows better results than...
  • Fitzpatrick studies ISIS funding on Mideast trip

    Back from a six-day trip to Qatar and Turkey, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said Tuesday he believes the threat from Islamic State militants is growing stronger and that the U.S. needs to step up efforts to cut off the terror group’s funding. The...
  • U.S. fiscal 2014 budget deficit falls to $486 billion, CBO says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit fell by nearly a third during fiscal 2014 to $486 billion as federal revenues grew far faster than spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday. Releasing preliminary estimates of final budget...
  • On spoofing, smurfing, Ebola and branding outrage

     On spoofing, smurfing, Ebola and branding outrage
    Outrage and concern — legitimate, justified or just ginned up — are best sustained if they can be hashtagged. #Ebola #Ferguson #Benghazi #ISIS #TrumpSign You know how we've always been told crime doesn't pay. Well, it also doesn'...
  • Honduras detains leaders of Central American drug gang

    TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras has arrested two leaders of a major Central American drug gang responsible for transporting cocaine into the United States, the national police said on Sunday. Brothers Miguel Arnulfo and Luis Alonso Valle Valle were...