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

    18 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    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.


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

    19 hrs ago |

    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.


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

    19 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.


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

    20 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.


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

    20 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.


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

    21 hrs ago |

    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.


  7. No Joke, Here's How to Fix the Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Journal

    The Secret Service is a joke. That's harsh, I know-and it's unfair to Secret Service agents who unflinchingly risk their lives for the president and for their country.


  8. U.S. Federal Court Throws Out Two Suits Over Fannie, Freddie DividendsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | NACD

    A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday threw out two suits from investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that aimed to stop the transfer of their profits to the U.S. Treasury, Fortune reports, in what may set a decisive precedent for over a dozen similar actions. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that the government is entitled under the terms of a 2012 amendment to the two mortgage giants' bail-out deals, to "sweep" the vast majority of their profits into the Treasury.


  9. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac stock slumps after lawsuit dismissedRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    Shares of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac slumped on Wednesday, after a judge threw out a lawsuit brought by investors in the companies to stop the government from making the companies pay a quarterly dividend to the U.S. Treasury. The common shares of the companies, which are traded on OTC Markets, were hit hard in premarket trading on heavy volume.


  10. Judge Cites Unequivocal Language in Dismissing Fannie/Freddie LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mortgage News Daily

    A lawsuit challenging the manner in which profits from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been allocated to the U.S. Treasury was dismissed on Tuesday by a U.S. District Court judge. The suit, brought by institutional investors Perry Capital, LLC, Fairholme Funds, Inc. and Arrowood Indemnity Company, contested a change in the Senior Preferred Stock Agreement negotiated between the GSEs and the Treasury Department in August 2008 when the GSEs were placed in government conservatorship.


  11. Can the Secret Service actually change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOAT-TV

    Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after it was revealed that Omar Gonzalez, the fence jumper who breached White House security two weeks ago, made it much farther into the house than previously reported, running through the first floor before he was apprehended outside the Green Room.


  12. Federal debate is on need to tell targets of no-warrant spyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Online

    Obama administration lawyers have been debating whether the Treasury Department must inform the people or groups it lists as foreign terrorists when it relies on surveillance without a warrant as the basis for the designation, officials familiar with the deliberations said.


  13. The New Landscape for Inversions: IRS and Treasury Change the RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    The Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department issued Notice 2014-52 targeting corporate inversions on September 22, 2014 in the U.S. Tax considerations are important for inversion transactions, as they may allow an inverted U.S. multinational to access cash and earnings of its foreign subsidiaries, earnings often designated as permanently reinvested earnings for financial accounting purposes . The Notice implements a two-prong strategy to be implemented in future regulations.


  14. Bathroom Sex Sting Continues to Cost CraigRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Political Wire

    Former Sen. Larry Craig's 2007 arrest in a Minnesota airport bathroom sex sting continues to cost the former senator, Roll Call reports. "A federal judge in the District of Columbia has ordered the Idaho Republican to pay $242,535 to the Department of the Treasury... Federal Election Commission officials filed the complaint against Craig in 2012, alleging he illegally converted campaign money for personal use because the legal expenditures were not 'made in connection with Mr. Craig's campaign for federal office and were not ordinary and necessary expenses incurred in connection with his duties as a Senator.'


  15. Court rules administration must acknowledge investigation into release of Koch Brothers tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    Is the government investigating whether former White House economic advisor Austin Goolsbee released the private tax information of the Koch Brothers? We're going to find out very soon. A federal judge ruled that the Treasury Department inspector general must comply with an FOIA request from a watchdog group regarding the existence of any federal probe into the breach.


  16. Railcar, oil groups push back over crude-train deadlines, WSJ saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 |

    Options Update; September 22, 2014 iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures up 91c to 28.14. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA NFLX C TWTR AMZN BP PBR CLF WLT according to Track Data.


  17. ISS warns Allergan against deal without holder support, CNBC reportsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 |

    On The Fly: Midday Wrap Stocks on Wall Street were mixed and little changed at midday, amid new rules from the Obama administration on tax inversions and manufacturing data from around the globe. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., the FHFA's home price index rose 0.1% in July to 212.7, missing expectations for a rise of 0.5%.


  18. 4th now charged in filming deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A fourth filmmaker has been charged with crimes stemming from a train crash in southeast Georgia that killed a crew member during shooting of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.


  19. Aussies: Man paid American in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A police officer, left, speaks with two people outside of a house where a man was taken into custody during a counterterrorism raid in Seabrook in suburban Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.


  20. Now entering political arena a women in techRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    Women in tech are taking on high-profile roles in both the Washington and California political arenas, cutting big political checks and taking their case to Capitol Hill, even lobbying in person with lawmakers and staff. The tech sector has been less active politically than more mature industries, like financial services or manufacturing.