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  1. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Oklahoma news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    The Chickasaw Nation will induct four tribal members into this year's Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Riverwind Showplace Theatre. Inductees are Thelma Ross, 97, a former caretaker and cemetery records preservationist of the Silver City Cemetery and the Fairview Cemetery; Homer Paul, a leader in the banking industry who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea and Japan; Rose Shields Jefferson, who teaches the Chickasaw language, heritage and culture and is accomplished at beadwork, sewing and quilting; and the Rev.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. US issues first licenses for passenger ferry service to CubaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    The US issued "specific licenses" for commercial ferry passenger service to Cuba, opening the door to the start of operations between Florida and the island, the Treasury Department told Efe. "The Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued certain ... licenses for passenger ferry service, but we cannot provide additional details about how many or who ," OFAC spokesperson Hagar Chemali said on Tuesday.

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  6. US approves first ferry service to Cuba in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Four companies confirmed they had received licences from the Treasury Department to provide ferry services to the communist-ruled island. The ferries will also be allowed to carry cargo to Cuba, which sits just 150 kilometres off the southern tip of Florida.

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  7. Obama Administration Approves Ferry Service Between Cuba and MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    We're hoping that the other services approved go through, as we don't know if Faja Ferries is ready for the influx of visitors that a Miami to Havana route would generate. The Obama administration has approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in consumer goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year.

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  8. Oldest copy of Ten Commandments to be displayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL Home and heartache People sort through the rubble of their home Tuesday looking for any salvageable item. The earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 destroyed many houses, buildings and temples in the capital, leaving over 7,000 people dead and many trapped under the debris.

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  9. Regulators just demonstrated they are serious about making digital...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    Ripple Labs, which distributes and exchanges its own cryptocurrency, XRP, is being fined $700,000 by FinCEN, a division of the Treasury Department, for " ...only transact XRP and "Ripple Trade" activity through a registered MSB; to implement and maintain an effective AML program; to comply with the Funds Transfer and Funds Travel Rules; to conduct a three-year "look-back" to require suspicious activity reporting for prior suspicious transactions; and a requirement for the companies to retain external independent auditors to review their compliance with the BSA every two years up to and including 2020.

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  10. NJ is expecting up to $200 million in extra revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asbury Park Press

    NJ is expecting up to $200 million in extra revenue The announcement comes a day before both sides are scheduled to appear in NJ Supreme Court Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1AD1kZD New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to reporters after a meet-and-greet at a restaurant in Flowood, Miss., May 5, as his friend, Mississippi Gov.

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  11. Obama administration approves first ferry service to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year. Baja Ferries, which operates passenger service in Mexico, said it had received a license from the Treasury Department. 1 comment

  12. Warren Says Dodd-Frank Will Be Casualty of Fast-Track Trade BillRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren warned that granting President Barack Obama trade-negotiating authority will help Wall Street in its long campaign to roll back rules imposed on banks after the 2008 financial crisis. "This is hardly a hypothetical possibility: We are already deep into negotiations with the European Union on a trade agreement and big banks on both sides of the Atlantic are gearing up to use that agreement to water down financial regulations," Warren, a staunch opponent of granting the president "fast-track" trade powers, said in a speech in Washington Tuesday.

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  13. More Employers Adopt an FSA Carryover OptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | HR Magazine

    In 2015, 60 percent of U.S. employers that offer employees health care flexible spending accounts stated that they opted to also provide a carryover option for employee contributions, up from 49 percent a year ago and more than double the number from 2013, according to a joint survey by WageWorks, an administrator of FSA and other tax-advantaged benefit programs, and credit card firm Visa, a provider of FSA debit cards. At the same time, the number of employers offering FSAs that instead incorporate a grace period feature has fallen from 57 percent in 2013 down to 32 percent in 2014 and to just 23 percent this year.

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  14. Gov. Cuomo: JetBlue will offer a direct flight from NYC to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Cuomo joined the airline and Cuba Travel Services to make the announcement Tuesday. He made a trip to the country last month in hopes of forging business ties when travel restrictions are eased.

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  15. DHS warning Oklahomans about assistance scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Department of Human Services says scammers are calling people and claiming to be with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. They claim the Treasury Department can hand out large sums of money in exchange for a smaller fee that is sent to them.

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  16. Report: IRS wrongly paid $5.6 billion in education tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Investigators at the Treasury Department reported today that the Internal Revenue Service wrongly let taxpayers claim an estimated $5.6 billion dollars in federal education tax breaks in 2012, as a new report urged the tax agency to do more to clamp down on possible fraud involving tax breaks that were designed to help students pay for college, . At issue is the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which was created under President Obama's stimulus law in 2009; it offers tax credits to help pay for college.

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  17. US government approves first ferry service to Cuba in decades; unclear if Cuba to allow itRead the original story

    Tuesday | 680News

    The Obama administration has approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in consumer goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year. Baja Ferries, which operates passenger service in Mexico, said it had received a license from the Treasury Department on Tuesday.

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  18. New Jersey is expecting up to $200 million in extra revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Philly.com

    New Jersey officials expect to collect up to $200 million in additional revenue between now and June 30, a windfall that Gov. Chris Christie is proposing using for pensions for public workers. The additional sum, if achieved, is still just one-eighth of the nearly $1.6 billion that a superior court judge ordered lawmakers to pay into the system after more than a dozen public sector unions filed suit to force the administration to make the full $2.2 billion payment that Christie had agreed to as part of a 2011.

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  19. Executive Order Authorizes Sanctions against CybercriminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    Citing cyberthreats as one of the most serious economic and national security challenges to the U.S., President Obama recently issued an executive order authorizing the use of economic sanctions against those who maliciously engage in cyberespionage. This is the latest in a number of administration efforts to address America's lack of a unified federal cybersecurity framework in the face of increased public pressure to make cybersecurity a priority.

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  20. An Ar EssayRADIO Needed in a Discordant LandRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    I believe in government, and I believe government ought to do all it reasonably can to make its citizens prosperous. Right now, we have an economy that is trillions in debt, and while it may be improving slowly, it is far from healthy, and the American people - excluding corporations, which are enjoying record profits and record reserves - are anything but prosperous.

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