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  1. Seattle couple who fled Nazi-controlled Europe leaves $847K estate to 'America'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TBD.com

    A couple from Seattle left all they had, nearly $1 million, "to the government of the United States of America" in their identical wills, the lawyer who administered the estate said. In April, as Seattle residents Peter and Joan Petrasek had wished in their wills, a cashier's check for $847,215.57 was made out to the Department of Treasury.

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  2. Seattle couple leaves entire fortune to 'America'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | USA Today

    Seattle couple leaves entire fortune to 'America' The U.S. government is $847,215.57 richer thanks to an extraordinary gift from an immigrant couple. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Sog5dU - The U.S. government is $847,215.57 richer thanks to an extraordinary gift from an immigrant couple.

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  3. Seattle couple leaves $850,000 to US as thanks to adopted countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Florida woman who was jailed after fleeing with her son to avoid the boy's circumcision is giving up her years long fight over the surgery. Thirty-one-year-old Heather Hironimus signed paperwork Friday to allow the procedure to go forward and facilitate her release.

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  4. Seattle Couple Who Fled Nazi-ControlledEurope Leaves $847K Estate to AmericaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Seattle Couple Who Fled Nazi-Controlled Europe Leaves $847K Estate to A AmericaA ABC News, by Avianne Tan & Meghan Keneally A couple from Seattle left all they had, nearly $1 million, "to the government of the United States of America" in their identical wills, the lawyer who administered the estate said. A cashierA s check for $847,215.57 was received and deposited into the U.S. Department of the TreasuryA s general funds on May 13, according to U.S. assistant attorney Peter Winn, who told ABC News today that he was the one who worked with the Treasury Department to accept the money on behalf of the government.

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  5. Lower-Cost Student Loans? Not Really.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Credit.com

    Auctions of U.S. Treasury notes and bonds don't usually attract a lot of attention unless we are in the midst of tumultuous times or when the lending rates for a pretty important loan program are indexed to one of these. So when the Treasury Department sold a fresh batch of 10-year notes last week at a yield that turned out to be more than a third of a percentage point lower than it was at in the same period in 2014, the headlines touted the corresponding decline in student-loan rates as welcome savings for student borrowers.

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  6. Gail Collins: Harriet Tubman vs. Andrew JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Let's discuss putting a picture of a woman on the $20 bill. But, first: How many of you remember Ivy Baker Priest? OK, nobody.

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  7. U.S., Cuba nearing deal to fully restore diplomatic tiesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The United States and Cuba are closer than ever to reaching an agreement to fully restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, officials in both countries say, as negotiators prepare to meet Thursday in Washington for another round of talks to iron out remaining details and discuss possible dates. The move toward full diplomatic relations broken decades ago during the Cold War has been seen as a key step toward ending hostilities and normalizing ties with a historic opponent that once agreed to allow Soviet nuclear missiles on its soil and repelled an invasion by U.S.-backed insurgents.

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

    19 hrs ago | 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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  9. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | 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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  10. T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost WorldRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Reporter

    On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves. "They don't get it," she said.

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  11. Secretary of State's Mobile Office joins Driver Responsibility Fee community service programRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | State of Michigan

    Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today that her Mobile Office is participating in an event in Highland Park that allows residents to find out if some of their Driver Responsibility Fees can be erased by community service. The Southeast Michigan Community Alliance Michigan Works office at 144 E. Manchester St. is hosting a Driver Responsibility Fee community service program on Tuesday, May 26, put on by the Michigan Secretary of State, the Michigan Department of Treasury and the Michigan Community Service Commission.

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  12. Carried Interest Tax Change off Table until 2017, Ryan SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WebCPA

    Any major changes to private equity's most favored tax break won't happen until 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said. Ryan said he's excluding the taxation of carried interest from this year's bipartisan attempt to revamp business taxes, sparing fund managers from any change.

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  13. Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMC-TV Memphis

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, on the Council's 2015 annual report and a discussion of charters for t... . Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, left, shares a laugh with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin Gruenberg during a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tu... WASHINGTON - The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack.

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  14. The Trade-Agreements-Are-Good-for-You IdeologyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    What clear, writes Baker, is that the TPP is "primarily about putting in place a business friendly structure of regulation" and has very little to offer in terms of boosting trading. Two years ago, my colleague David Rosnick put out a paper that analyzed the impact of recent patterns in trade, based on research showing that trade both tended to promote growth but also worsen inequality by reducing wages for those at the middle and bottom of the wage distribution.

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  15. Couple Who Fled Europe During WWII Leaves 'America' $847KRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    A couple from Seattle left all they had, nearly $1 million, "to the government of the United States of America" in their identical wills, the lawyer who administered the estate said. A cashier's check for $847,215.57 was received and deposited into the U.S. Department of the Treasury's general funds on May 13, according to U.S. assistant attorney Peter Winn, who told ABC News today that he was the one who worked with the Treasury Department to accept the money on behalf of the government.

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  16. Guest Column: Time to get Old Hickory off billRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Advocate

    As President, when the renewal of the Second Bank of the United States' charter passed Congress, Jackson vetoed it. Jackson spent his political career making certain there would not be a central bank in this country.

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  17. Major Banks Agree To Pay More Than $5 Billion Over Currency FixingRead the original story

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    Five major banks, including Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase, have agreed to plead guilty and pay fines to charges that they manipulated the foreign currency market. Five of the world's largest and most powerful banks pleaded guilty today to charges they manipulated the currency markets.

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  18. American Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold MedalRead the original story

    Wednesday | Freshnews

    The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to the American Fighter Aces collectively today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the American Fighter Aces in recognition of their heroic service to the United States throughout the history of aviation warfare.

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  19. The ACA's Toyota taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    For several years now, employers have spent a great deal of time focusing on the Affordable Care Act's play-or-pay mandate. Numerous articles have been written and numerous educational seminars have been given discussing issues such as who is subject to the play-or-pay mandate, what is the definition of a full-time employee, how are hours counted, etc.

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  20. Tax rules on track winnings need changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    After pulling away on a rain-soaked track, the Kentucky Derby winner has a chance to capture the elusive Triple Crown. After pulling away on a rain-soaked track, the Kentucky Derby winner has a chance to capture the elusive Triple Crown.

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