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  • Weaker corporate tax receipts worsen U.S. budget picture

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget picture will likely worsen this year as companies wait to see what actions Congress will take on taxes in coming months, a report from the Congressional Budget Office showed on Wednesday. The U.S. budget deficit for...
  • Stanford law professor approved for spot on California Supreme Court

    A state commission decided unanimously Thursday to confirm the appointment of Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to the California Supreme Court, paving the way for Gov. Jerry Brown’s second high-court nominee this term to take the...
  • North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

    SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source. Yun Tae Hyong,...
  • Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists

    On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...
  • State high court nominee Cuellar sails through confirmation hearing

    Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown for a seat on the California Supreme Court, sailed through his confirmation hearing Thursday after a state bar evaluating panel gave him its highest rating. Cuellar, 41,...
  • U.S. imposes sanctions on alleged Honduran drug gang

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a Honduran group it alleges is responsible for smuggling tens of thousands of kilograms of cocaine each month into the United States. The U.S. Treasury Department said the group,...
  • James Foley's ransom demand sparks debate on U.S. policy

    James Foley's ransom demand sparks debate on U.S. policy
    WASHINGTON – On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Syria, his parents and his employer received an e-mail in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by...
  • Banks to meet with Treasury Department on cyber threats: sources

    A group of Wall Street banks plan to meet the U.S. Treasury Department and other government officials next month to talk about how to cooperate to fend off cyber attacks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The agenda of the meeting has not...
  • U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran largely tied to its nuclear program. U.S. officials said it was sending a signal...
  • Treasury to take time to weigh options on tax inversions: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will need more than a few weeks to weigh potential administrative actions to discourage U.S. companies from reducing their tax bills by moving to other countries, a Treasury Department official said on...
  • U.S. blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday targeted two Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria, including the Islamic State spokesman, following similar actions by the U.N. Security Council last week. The move aims to weaken the Islamic State -...