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  1. U.S. and U.K. Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Collaboration on Data Privacy EnforcementRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | JD Supra

    Citing the increasing frequency with which consumer information crosses international borders and the need for coordinated monitoring and enforcement strategies related to consumer privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission entered into a with its U.K. counterpart, the Information Commissioner's Office.

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  2. States Further Attempt to Protect Minors' Privacy OnlineRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | JD Supra

    The California bill, which was enacted in September 2013 and takes effect January 1, 2015, was one of the first bills to extend online privacy protections to minors 13 or older, which is the age group not protected by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act , the federal law protecting children's online privacy.

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  3. U.S. budget deficit shrinksRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | SeacoastOnline

    The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest sign of improvement in the nation's finances.

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  4. Punishing Russia Carries RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2010 | CFR.org

    If the recent Geneva compromise on deescalating tensions in Ukraine comes undone, the United States and its allies need to be cautious in ratcheting up sanctions against Russia, says CFR's John Bellinger , former legal adviser for the U.S. State Department.

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  5. ISTOOK: IRS a oewants to throw us in jail,a says tea party leaderRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    "They want to throw us in jail," says Tea Party Patriots leader Jenny Beth Martin about the latest bombshell news of the IRS' targeting of the Tea Party movement.

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  6. The Fed's enormous balance sheet in seven chartsRead the original story

    Friday | MarketWatch

    It's a big number, even by Washington standards. It's twice the government expenditures for all 50 states, equal to the net worth of 56 Bill Gates and could buy 6.5 billion iPhones, notes Vincent Reinhart, chief U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley.

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  7. U.S. Said to Warn Firms of More Russia Sanctions Before DealRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

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  8. Ukraine Separatists Ignore Geneva Deal on Easing TensionsRead the original story

    Friday | Bloomberg

    Pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine refused to give up buildings and disarm as demanded in a four-nation deal agreed in Geneva yesterday, while the U.S. and its European allies pushed Russia to help calm the crisis.

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  9. Russia Bonds Rally as Micex Jumps on Ukraine Crisis AccordRead the original story

    Friday | Bloomberg

    Russian stocks rose the most in three weeks and bonds gained after talks on Ukraine yielded an agreement aimed at easing the conflict.

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  10. Good Friday Edition -- Why There are So Few Polls in Senate Races --...Read the original story

    Friday | Politico

    FIRST LOOK Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks Mark Strassmann on "CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood ": "'A Fighting Chance,' Warren's 10th book [out Tue.], is described as a plea for economic fairness wrapped inside her own life story.

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  11. Ukraine Accord Puts Onus on Russia as Skepticism ReignsRead the original story

    Friday | Bloomberg

    The U.S. and its European allies demanded Russia help calm the Ukraine crisis or face new sanctions after four-nation talks produced an accord aimed at lowering tensions in their worst standoff since the Cold War.

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  12. White House warns investors about new sanctions against RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Charter97

    Officials from the Treasury Department and the National Security Council of the United States met last week in Washington with mutual-fund and hedge-fund managers.

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  13. Russian President Vladimir Putin's nationally televised question and...Read the original story

    Friday | Bloomberg

    The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

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  14. Social Security should let old debts dieRead the original story

    Friday | The Salinas Californian

    Collection efforts should expire when the original beneficiary does. The retreat came Monday following Washington Post reports that the government was seizing the state and federal tax refunds headed to about 400,000 people.

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  15. State tax revenues below expectationsRead the original story

    Friday | The Daily Journal

    The latest state revenue reports show money for government programs may be in tight supply -- bad news for about 170 people who have testified at budget hearings in Trenton in recent weeks, with each speaker trying to make the case for lawmakers to provide more support for various programs and services when the new fiscal year starts in July.

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  16. Blagg: Shortchanging dollar coinRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Recorder

    Why do Americans persist in disdaining those pretty little gold-colored representations of Sacagewea and her baby, or the 11-sided Susan B. Anthony version, with its depiction of Apollo 11's landing on the moon? Just about every other country in the world uses a coin for its basic currency, having long ago decided that paper bills simply don't last ... (more)

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  17. Let old debts dieRead the original story

    Thursday | Morris Daily Herald

    The Social Security Administration has paused its misguided efforts to collect debts more than a decade old, including dunning children of the dead.

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  18. Projected T-Bill Rates Jump 0.25% In 2017-2018, Peak Still Seen In 2021Read the original story

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Forward rates show a peak in 1 month T-bill rates at 3.90% in the second quarter of 2021.

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  19. Cheaper yuan attracts Canton Fair buyers, but exporters won't count on itRead the original story

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    Olu Adeleke sees the coming weeks as a golden opportunity to shop in China, now that the yuan's protracted appreciation seems to have reversed in the past two months.

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  20. Gov't says North Augusta man owes debt 50 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | News 12 WRDW

    John Collins of North Augusta lost his father in a car wreck when he was only 18 months old in 1958.

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