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  1. Bergenfield will launch yet another search for a police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    The Police Department will be seeking a new chief for the sixth time in a little more than 13 years when Michael Carr retires at the end of July. Carr, 53, has served in the department for 27 years, the last three as chief.

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  2. Warren escalates fight with Obama on trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    WASHINGTON Senator Elizabeth Warren, as she ratchets up her fight against President Obama over a proposed international trade deal, is focusing sharply on secrecy and business influence surrounding the pact. The Massachusetts Democrat and Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, in a harsh letter to Obama this weekend, accused the president of negotiating the accord with heavy input from corporate interests and lobbyists -- while keeping the American public in the dark.

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  3. Burger King parent firm reports higher salesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    The recently created parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons reported first-quarter financial results that topped Wall Street forecasts Monday based on sharply higher sales at the two fast-food brands. Burger King parent firm reports higher sales The recently created parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons reported first-quarter financial results that topped Wall Street forecasts Monday based on sharply higher sales at the two fast-food brands.

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  4. Rising marijuana sales leave pot shops flush with cash they cana t depositRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Two months from now, on July 1, Oregon will become the fourth state to allow residents to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use. In anticipation of legalization, the governing body that will oversee marijuana licensing and sales is preparing for something unexpected: A huge influx of cold, hard cash.

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  5. Warren on skipping 2016: 'You think I'm not forcing a debate?'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a message for people skeptical of her decision not to run for the White House in 2016: it won't stop her from pursuing her message of economic populism. "You think I'm not forcing a debate?," she responded to The New Yorker 's Ryan Lizza, when he challenged her decision not to seek the Democratic nomination for president.

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  6. Ted Cruz gets specific on 'abolishing the IRS'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    To critics of the Texas Republican in Democratic and GOP circles, it sounds like bluster. The fiery rhetoric garners hearty applause from conservative audiences, particularly since revelations in 2013 that the IRS targeted Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny.

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  7. Inflation Is Starting to Spook Bond Traders AgainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Now, they're starting to worry about inflation -- and snapping up a record share of Treasuries that offer some protection.

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  8. Here's the Old Nemesis Starting to Spook Bond Traders AgainRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Now, they're starting to worry about inflation -- and snapping up a record share of Treasuries that offer some protection. So what's changed? Part of the answer, of course, has to do with oil, which arrested what seemed like an unrelenting slide that pushed prices from more than $100 a barrel to less than $50 in a span of five months.

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  9. Tips for minimizing 2015 taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    With your 2014 tax return sent off, now is a good time to learn how the tax laws have changed for 2015. Knowing what's new now can save you lots of money, and possibly a lot of grief, in the long run.

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  10. US corporations generate hundreds of billions of dollars annually by bribing politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    Corporate lobbying is big business in the U.S., where the highest bribing multinational corporations are allowed to freely siphon billions of dollars every year from the federal coffers. But few people realize just how much these monolithic corporate entities are effectively stealing from American taxpayers by paying off Congress for financial and political favors.

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  11. Apple boosts U.S. lobbying spending, advocates on mobile paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Daily Herald

    Apple Inc., which has been boosting its presence in the U.S. capital, increased spending on lobbying efforts 16 percent during the first three months of this year, including on issues related to mobile payments. The Cupertino, California-based tech company spent $1.24 million during the quarter compared with $1.07 million in the same period last year, Apple said in a lobbying report.

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  12. Ruling in Weinberg Izod Center lawsuit expected next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A Superior Court judge will rule by the middle of next week on a lawsuit alleging that state officials failed to abide by the Open Public Records Act by releasing heavily redacted records detailing the financial state of the now-shuttered Izod Center. Judge Peter Doyne warned after an hourlong hearing in Hackensack that his ruling on the suit, which was filed by state Sen. Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, will be limited because some issues that her attorney raised on Friday were not part of the official record.

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  13. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.

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  14. Out of the old, into the newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    The difficult job of moving people out of their illegally built homes proved quite easy recently after city officials successfully relocated residents encroaching onto Khlong Lat Phrao in Bang Khen district. More than 3,000 houses have encroached onto Khlong Lat Phrao.

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  15. The Big Picture of the Employer Shared Responsibility TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | JD Supra

    Ever since the Treasury Department in early 2014 issued final regulations on the employer shared responsibility tax 1 and the related final reporting regulations 2 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , practitioners have spent a large amount of energy focusing on the complex details of the tax and regulations. However, to glean the significant aspects and the planning opportunities they offer, it's necessary to focus on the big picture , including an analysis of where the regulatory forest ends and what the regulations don't say or require.

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  16. Overseas Public Financing for Coal: Bringing China into the DebateRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | CSIS

    The fight over the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank heated up again in March when two competing bills were introduced in the Senate. While the bills are primarily part of the debate about U.S. trade promotion, they are also the latest chapter in a longer-running debate about the future of U.S. climate and energy policy.

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  17. Treasury Department: Fannie, Freddie Bailout Wasn't A LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Wall Street Journal

    At the beginning of the month, U.S. Senator Charles Grassley sent the U.S. Treasury Department a letter asking a simple question that has been on the lips of shareholders of Fannie Mae "According to news reports," he wrote, "the initial loan provided to Fannie and Freddie by Treasury is paid off. Will Treasury's arrangement with FHFA terminate? If so, when? If not, why not?" In its response to Mr. Grassley on Tuesday, the Treasury Department for the first time clearly laid out its response.

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  18. On Native GroundCAN President Obama Live Up to the Ideals in his Second Inaugural Address?Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.

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  19. Obama Fires Back On TPP CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Crooks and Liars

    On a conference call with a small group of reporters, President Obama significantly intensified his criticism of Elizabeth Warren and other opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, accusing them of being "dishonest" about the secrecy around the TPP process, suggesting they were playing to their "fundraising" lists, and arguing flatly that they were using "misinformation that stirs up the base but doesn't serve them well." The push-back, directed largely at fellow Democrats, shows just how sharply the trade deal is dividing the party - a schism that could only intensify in the days ahead.

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  20. Ruling expected next week in suit over Izod Center finance filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A Superior Court judge said he will rule by the middle of next week on an Izod Center-related lawsuit filed by state Sen. Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, alleging that state officials have failed to abide by the Open Public Records Act. Superior Court Judge Peter Doyne warned after an hourlong hearing in Hackensack that this his ruling will be limited because some issues raised by Weinberg's attorney on Friday were not part of the official record.

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