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  1. Villagers say resort caused water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Ratchaburi: The Ratchaburi governor and his staff are helping villagers in Suan Phung district who say a spillway at a local resort is blocking the waterway they use. Governor Surapon Sawangsak said he is working with various agencies to tackle the problem and look for a long-term solution.

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  2. 'Nominate A Qualified Undersecretary Of Domestic Finance Now'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Economist's View

    This is from Simon Johnson : Nominate A Qualified Undersecretary Of Domestic Finance Now : The Obama administration urgently needs to nominate a qualified individual as Undersecretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury Department. ... The ... White House pushed hard for the confirmation of a Wall Street executive, Antonio Weiss, as Undersecretary for Domestic Finance.

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  3. After 2 worthless votes, what next for Zinke?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Billings Outpost

    During his run for Montana's U.S. House seat, Ryan Zinke often seemed uncertain about exactly what positions he held.

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  4. Tech eyes Cuban paydayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    Tech companies see a potential windfall in the Obama administration's decision to ease trade restrictions with Cuba - and they're racing to cash in. The historic announcement late last year is leading to a rush of business interest to plug the island nation in to the rest of the world.

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  5. Nominate A Qualified Undersecretary Of Domestic Finance NowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Baseline Scenario

    The Obama administration urgently needs to nominate a qualified individual as Undersecretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury Department. The Dodd-Frank financial reforms are under sustained and determined attack, and the lack of a confirmed Undersecretary is making it significantly harder for Treasury to effectively defend this important legislation.

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  6. Will Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, or Ben Carson Initiate A $100 Billion Tax Cut?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    The new Congress has a chance at giving us a tax reform that would save us taxpayers something less than, but approaching, $168 billion dollars a year. A significant amount of taxpayer savings could be realized by streamlining the tax collection process.

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  7. Why the Real Social Security Crisis Will Start in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    If nothing is done legislatively to fix the funding gaps, benefits will be cut to a level that can be Those years are crucial to recipients depending on Social Security to cover their costs of living. But a different year will likely mark the true start of the Social Security funding crisis: 2020.

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  8. 'Free' mortgages? We're at it againRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Where's Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren when we need her? The debutante of the kill Wall Street crowd is suddenly silent as another potential housing bubble begs to be inflated -- courtesy of quasi-government darlings Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Earlier this month, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took a step back to their bankruptcies in 2008 and the housing crisis that helped create the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

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  9. Minn. may exempt Social Security income from taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    Minnesota is looking to become the next state to exempt Social Security income from taxes, a move lawmakers hope will dissuade retirees from fleeing. Though some might argue that climate is the real culprit behind Minnesota's exodus, the North Star state is among only 13 that slap some kind of tax on Social Security income.

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  10. CIA's Spying Chief Plans to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wall Street Journal

    The Central Intelligence Agency 's director of its National Clandestine Service is stepping down, following a somewhat tumultuous transition at the agency that continues to unfold with new appointments and departures. CIA spokesman Dean Boyd said the NCS director "has announced that he soon plans to retire from the Agency after a long and distinguished career at CIA.

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  11. First PersonTHE Government Really Does WorkRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.

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  12. ConstanceBOX it, Bag it, Shred it, Pitch itRead the original story

    Friday | 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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  13. Make My DayHOW the Lawyers Lost ChristmasRead 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. Hatch sees - real momentum' for tax reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MarketWatch

    The new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said Friday there is "real momentum" for an overhaul of the U.S. tax code this year, and expressed optimism about working on business taxes specifically with President Barack Obama. "The president seems to want to do business tax reform solely," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, following a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

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  15. Thousands Protest Death of Argentinian ProsecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Breitbart.com

    Thousands of Argentines gathered yet again last night at the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association center, the site of the worst terrorist attack in the nation's history, to call for justice in the case of Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor investigating the case who was found dead the day before he was to present his findings to the Argentine Congress. Argentines have been organizing rallies calling for a thorough investigation of Nisman's death all week, and they only appear to be growing as evidence mounts that Nisman's death was not a suicide, but possibly a targeted killing in response to his investigation of the AMIA attack.

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  16. IRS and Treasury Plan Rules for Charter School Employee Retirement PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WebCPA

    The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have issued a notice saying they anticipate issuing proposed regulations that would permit a state or local retirement system that is a governmental plan to cover public charter school employees if certain requirements are satisfied. Notice 2015-07 also announces that broader transition relief will be addressed in the proposed regulations and includes a request for public comments.

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  17. Are higher capital gains taxes a good thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Q: Reacting to President Barack Obama's tax proposals, do you agree that high-income capital gains taxes are too low and middle-class taxes are too high? In economic terms, shifting the tax burden from income to capital makes sense in today's economy. There is plenty of evidence to show that too much of the U.S. labor force remains work shy and discouraged.

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  18. Mastercard gives OK for credit card use in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Miami Herald

    Come March 1, American travelers will be able to slap down their MasterCards in Cuba and use plastic to pay for their hotel or mojitos . The Purchase, N.Y. company said Friday that starting in March it would stop blocking transactions on U.S.-issued cards in Cuba.

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  19. What's a T Bond?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Investopedia

    ... tax free at the state level, but taxable at the federal level. Treasury bonds can be purchased directly from the US Treasury or though participating banks and brokers. The bonds are sold in an auction that sets the price and yield of the bond. There ...

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  20. Capitol Report: Hatch sees 'real momentum' for tax reform this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | MarketWatch

    The new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said Friday there is "real momentum" for an overhaul of the U.S. tax code this year, and expressed optimism about working on business taxes specifically with President Barack Obama. "The president seems to want to do business tax reform solely," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, following a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

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