| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. senator said on Thursday he has written to Hospira Inc and urged the drug and medical device maker not to move its tax domicile abroad to save on U.S. taxes.
Citing recent reports that Hospira plans to buy the medical...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON Burger King's purchase of the Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons is raising new questions of whether Congress will respond by changing corporate tax laws.
Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan said Burger King, based in Miami, is "renouncing...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Burger King Worldwide Inc. is looking north to expand, launching acquisition talks with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. and rekindling the political debate over offshore tax shifting.
Stock in both companies soared Monday after...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine-resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — through a federal program that...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters has crystallized a debate over whether a decades-long flow of military-grade equipment to the nation's police departments...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle seemed like a useful piece of equipment for the Albuquerque Police Department - at least at first.
But less than a year after the hulking tactical vehicle arrived from the U.S. Defense...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Somewhere, somehow, there's at least one person who thought it would be a good idea for the Congressional leadership of two opposing parties to hold publicly hold hands.
At at ceremony Tuesday to posthumously award the Congressional Gold...
| Jul 24, 2014
An impulse to give up on America is growing in our corporate boardrooms.
This desire to renounce their corporate citizenship is driven by the latest tax avoidance craze known as "inversion" — an accounting strategy to move a company's headquarters...
| Jun 29, 2014
Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests.
The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...