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  • 'Jersey Shore' star 'The Situation' indicted over tax charges

    'Jersey Shore' star 'The Situation' indicted over tax charges
    Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, star of the reality TV show "Jersey Shore," and his brother have been charged with not paying taxes on $8.9 million in income, according to an indictment handed down on Wednesday. Sorrentino, 32, who popularized the...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
  • The Obama administration's incomplete answer to corporate inversions

    Obama administration officials freely admit that their new effort to deter corporate inversions -- a form of accounting fiction U.S. corporations are increasingly using to avoid taxes on income they earn in foreign countries -- won't actually stop the...
  • Lambert pleads guilty in Slate Belt loan case

    Lambert pleads guilty in Slate Belt loan case
    READING — Walter "Buddy" Lambert admitted Tuesday to bilking friends and neighbors who entrusted him with their life savings while he managed a Slate Belt loan agency owned by a well-known Bangor doctor — a multimillion-dollar fraud that...
  • U.S. Democrats weigh options to fight tax inversions

    (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are considering proposals to deal with a rising number of U.S. companies reincorporating overseas to slash their tax bills. The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday announced new rules that will reduce the tax benefits to...
  • Brazil, U.S. sign tax pact frozen by spy scandal

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil signed a tax information exchange agreement with the United States to prevent tax evasion, the South American country's finance ministry said on Tuesday, a step long sought by businesses that was held up by a spy scandal last...
  • Treasury moves against 'inversion' deals

    Treasury moves against 'inversion' deals
    WASHINGTON -- Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb “inversion” deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The Treasury Department...
  • AstraZeneca, Shire dive as U.S. tax move punctures deal hopes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca and Shire fell sharply on Tuesday after the U.S. Treasury took steps to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The move could jeopardize an...
  • U.S. Treasury moves against tax-avoidance 'inversion' deals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The Treasury Department...
  • Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino indicted on tax-fraud charges

    Mike "The Situation' Sorrentino and his brother have been accused of failing to pay federal taxes on nearly $9 million in income, the latest in a string of legal headaches this year for theĀ "Jersey Shore" alum. Mike Sorrentino and Marc Sorrentino were...
  • Sun tough on Ravens, easy on Obama [Letter]

    Sun tough on Ravens, easy on Obama [Letter]
    Regarding The Sun's editorial, "Ravens' story shifts" (Sept. 24), I'd like to make two points. First, anyone who reads the sports section for the past 30 years would now that batteries, assaults, burglaries, DUIs, drugs, etc. have been a part of the...