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  1. A Bush-Era Injustice to the Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    After 9/11, several Secret Service agents, including those in leadership, warned me that no good would come from plans to yank the quasi-independent agency out of the Treasury Department and fold it into the fledgling monstrosity that would come to be known as the Homeland Security Department.

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  2. Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townhall

    The Secret Service used to be part of the Treasury Department. That was because, when the Service was established in 1865, "one-third to one-half" of all currency in circulation in the United States was counterfeit.

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  3. Tax Extension Expires Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    More than a quarter of the nearly 13 million taxpayers who requested an automatic six-month extension this year have yet to file. The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15 to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system.

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  4. PIMCO: How to Lose (Lots of) Money and Still Influence People: The...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

    PIMCO: How to Lose Money and Still Influence People: The Honest Broker for the Week of October 10, 2014 [that] Pimco Total Return had taken its allocation to US Treasury bonds down to zero. As recently as the previous December, Pimco Total Return had been carrying as much as 22 percent of its AUM in Treasurys.... Gross compounded the move by being extremely vocal about his rationale--he went so far as to call Treasury bonds a 'robbery' of investors given their ultra-low interest rates and the potential for inflation.

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  5. Group Calls On Congress To End Treasury's 'Double-Crossing of Shareholders'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    After a federal judge ruled that Congress gave the federal government authority to confiscate 100 percent of the profits earned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, some conservatives are calling on Congress to protect investors. The opinion was rendered during the dismissal of two lawsuits alleging that the Treasury Department had infringed on the property rights of investors by changing the terms of a 2008 bailout to require the government-sponsored enterprises to continue forfeiting their profits to the government even after taxpayers are repaid.

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  6. Your ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  7. Pierson Punted: Obama, CongressMust Now Undo Bush-EraInjustice to Secret ServiceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ItA s not enough. Julia PiersonA s otherwise distinguished career at the Secret Service ended Wednesday when she resigned as director of the disgraced agency-her last act the right one.

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  8. The Secret Servicea s scandalous historyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    No power couple cut a wider social swath in post-Civil War Washington than President Ulysses S. Grant's attorney general, George H. Williams , and his wife, Kate. Then Kate Williams's abandoned son from a previous marriage spoiled things by showing up in the capital, gambling and consorting with prostitutes - sometimes bringing them to receptions at the Williamses' grand home on Rhode Island Avenue.

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  9. How Should Advisors Approach Corporate Inversions?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group. Here are some of the other critical planning areas that advisors need to pay attention to.

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  10. Why The Secret Service Fiasco Shouldn't Surprise UsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Power Line

    So Julia Pierson, the first female head of the Secret Service, is falling on her service revolver today and resigning as a result of the recent fiasco at the White House, in which an intruder got far further into the presidential mansion than any sensible person would think possible. You can understand how the Secret Service got lazy at the sight of unlikely intruders; after all, Obama made it much further into the White House than any sensible person would think possible.

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  11. Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents-With Zero OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wired

    Mere days after a government crackdown on a spyware manufacturer comes the startling revelation that law enforcement agencies have been purchasing commercial spyware themselves and handing it out to the public for free. Police departments around the country have been distributing thousands of free copies of spyware to parents to monitor their children's activity, a fact that's come to light in the wake of a federal indictment this week against the maker of one commercial spyware tool on wiretapping charges .

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  12. Secret Service Director ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, is resigning in the wake of several security breaches, according to administration officials. The resignation came less than a day after lawmakers from both parties assailed Ms.

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  13. Keep Cuba out of hemispheric summitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The leadership and resolve of the United States will be tested anew in the Western Hemisphere as the Seventh Summit of the Americas approaches in April 2015. Cuba has already enlisted its regional cohorts - Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua - in efforts to undermine the key and historic commitments to democracy made in prior gatherings of the 34 democratically elected leaders of the hemisphere's 35 nations.

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  14. Secret Service head Julia Pierson resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Julia Pierson, the director of the U.S. Secret Service, has resigned her post, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday. "As an interim Acting Director of the Secret Service, I am appointing Joseph Clancy, formerly Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protective Division of the Secret Service," Johnson said.

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  15. Doral ruling in $229 mln dispute not expected before Oct. 8-judgeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    There will be no ruling in the $229 million tax dispute between the government of Puerto Rico and lender Doral Financial Corp before Oct. 8, Puerto Rico Superior Court Judge Laureana Perez said in an order issued on Wednesday. At the close of the hearing last week, Perez ordered both sides to submit a memorandum of facts five days after receiving a transcript of the proceedings.

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  16. Hey, Taxpayers! Extension Deadline is Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Internal Revenue Service this week urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15 to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system. More than a quarter of the nearly 13 million taxpayers who requested an automatic six-month extension this year have yet to file.

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  17. IRS Auditor Must Process Tax Disclosure RequestRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The chief auditor for the IRS must process a request for records pertaining to any investigations it may have done into the wrongful disclosure of tax return information to the White House, a federal judge ruled. Plaintiff Cause of Action, a nonprofit formerly known as the Freedom through Justice Foundation, filed a wide-ranging Freedom of Information Act request with the Internal Revenue Service in October 2012.

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  18. US Government Uses Warrantless Evidence In Secret TribunalsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The sixth amendment to the US constitution guarantees defendants in criminal cases the right to confront their accusers and to know the evidence that is being used against them. Various pieces of federal legislation extend similar rights to people who face restrictions as a result of government proceedings.

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  19. Judge Rules Larry Craig Must Repay Campaign Funds Used in Bathroom ScandalRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Roll Call

    A federal judge in the District of Columbia has ordered the Idaho Republican to pay $242,535 to the Department of the Treasury. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled Craig must repay $197,533 in campaign funds from the Craig Committee, which functioned as "little more than an alter-ego for Senator Craig himself," plus a $45,000 fine.

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  20. The End Of The Fannie And Freddie Stock Boom?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I spend most of my time digging into Wall Street, hedge funds and private equity firms, looking for both the good and the bad. I also focus on the intersection of business and the law.

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