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  1. Big changes coming to Cuba tourism with US openingRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Dec. 19, 2014 photo, tourists sunbathe as a vendor sells kites decorated with Cuba's flag on a beach near Havana, Cuba. The easing of tourism regulations is a gamble for both the U.S. and Cuba.

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  2. Ingersoll-Rand Cleared for U.S. Contracts Despite InversionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    In August, President Barack Obama pledged to use the powers of his office to discourage the corporate tax – avoidance technique known as inversion, in which U.S. companies claim foreign tax addresses. Four months earlier, according to a previously unreported legal document, his Department of Homeland Security did just the opposite.

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  3. Castros the beneficiaries of perilous policy shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    President Obama just blew oxygen into the moribund Cuban economy - and its governing elite - by announcing the reestablishment of full diplomatic relations and economic concessions, a dramatic shift in diplomatic relations between the two countries. The change is huge, but not for the rank-and-file in Cuba who are denied basic human rights, free elections, the rule of law and free speech.

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  4. Senator Moran: Obama Can Ease Regulations On Wheat Exports To CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

    President Barack Obama's announcement this week to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and ease some economic restrictions has been closely followed in Kansas, as the move could open up a major market for winter wheat producers. "This is a Kansas issue because wheat is Cuba's second largest import, right behind oil," U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran said Friday.

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  5. Experts expect surge in Cuba tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on architecture as they take part in scripted cultural tours that can cost more than a decent used car back home. The U.S. visitors are participants in the highly regulated "people-to-people" travel that U.S. President Barack Obama permitted in 2011 in one of his first moves toward detente with Cuba.

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  6. Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 , as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 , H.R. 83, was passed by the House on December 11, 2014, the Senate on December 13, 2014, and signed by the president on December 16, 2014. A principal goal of the MPRA is to provide the most distressed multiemployer pension plans the flexibility to take necessary action to avoid plan insolvencies.

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  7. Lifetime income to reach defined contribution retirement plans but not anytime soonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

    Existing products don't fit within the broad regulatory guidelines governing a lifetime income option that contains a deferred annuity offered within a target-date fund New guidance from the IRS and Department of Labor on using annuities in target date funds will encourage greater use of lifetime income options in defined-contribution plans. But don't expect an immediate rush by DC plans to embrace such options.

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  8. The Top Ten Tax Cases (And Rulings) Of 2014: #2: Loving And Ridgely Take On The IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am a Tax Partner in WithumSmith+Brown's National Tax Service Group and the founding father of the firm's Aspen, Colorado office. I am a CPA licensed in Colorado and New Jersey, and hold a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver.

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  9. Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Releases 2013 Annual Report, Includes 148...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel has released its 2013 Annual Report, describing its activities and recommendations to improve Internal Revenue Service customer service and satisfaction, including evaluating tax software and e-filed tax forms, helping students with transcript requests for FAFSA applications, and reviewing the Small Business Taxes Virtual Workshop, among other activities. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel , a Federal Advisory Committee consisting of citizen volunteers from across the nation, has released its 2013 Annual Report describing its activities and recommendations to improve Internal Revenue Service customer service and satisfaction .

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  10. Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar. New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks, along with other foods, on menus by next November.

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  11. Experts expect surge in Cuba tourism beyond official trips after Obama openingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on architecture as they take part in scripted cultural tours that can cost more than a decent used car back home. The U.S. visitors are participants in the highly regulated "people-to-people" travel that President Barack Obama permitted in 2011 in one of his first moves toward detente with Cuba.

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  12. Lawmakers disagree on Kansas wheat outlook in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KAKE

    Will improved relations with Cuba bring a new market for agriculture sales? And should the U.S. trade embargo with the Castro government end? There are signs Kansas lawmakers disagree on those questions. Rep. Mike Pompeo expressed doubt Sunday wheat farmers will benefit at all from closer U.S.-Cuban relations.

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  13. Make My DaySTUDENT Denied Diploma for Blowing Mom KissRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low. The normal rules of supply and demand would dictate a lower price.

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  14. Cuban cigars are coming to America - sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    For cigar aficionados around the country, the warming of U.S.-Cuba relations might best be celebrated beside the smoky glow of a Cohiba.

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  15. Annuities: Can They Really Save Baby Boomers' Retirement Dreams?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Motley Fool

    Roughly 10,000 baby boomers retire every day, and financial experts have long worried about how well prepared financially members of that generation are to provide for their golden years. Given the challenges of figuring out how to invest to make your nest egg last for a retirement that could span 30 years or more, policymakers have stressed the value of giving retirees greater access to annuities within their retirement accounts.

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  16. Health care reform developments dominate benefits management issues in 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    Topped by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review whether individuals can obtain premium subsidies to buy health insurance in federal exchanges, developments related to the health care reform law dominated 2014. The first major one of the year came in February, when the Treasury Department temporarily eased a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provision and earlier rules mandating that employers offer coverage or be liable for a financial penalty starting in 2015.

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  17. Wealthy Investors Aren't Likely to Benefit from myRARead the original story

    Yesterday | Morningstar

    Individuals who don't work for the government can find plenty to envy in the Thrift Savings Plan , the equivalent of a 401 for government workers. Participants are able to choose from an ultra-svelte list of core index funds, all with teeny tiny expense ratios of less than 4 basis points.

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  18. Gloomy fiscal forecast for new yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has upended the tradition of two-term governors dating back four decades. A new House Speaker, Republican Mike Turzai of Allegheny County, awaits formal election on Jan. 6. Sen. Jake Corman, R-Bellefonte, and Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, are the new Republican Senate and House majority leaders, respectively.

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  19. Make My DayTHE Birds and Bees are Out to Get MeRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here.

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  20. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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