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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:07:51 GMT
Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad - Businessweek
Newsday - His administration began to ramp up attention to these transactions last week with a letter from Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to House and Senate leaders. Lew said such deals, known as "inversions," ''hollow out the U.S. corporate income tax base.".President Barack Obama wants to limit mergers of US companies abroadNewsdayall 536 news articles .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:31:42 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he's worried there's a perception of the United States "disengaging" from global affairs. Gates, who also once headed the CIA, says he recognizes the ocean-to-ocean diplomacy the Obama . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:03 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq's expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republicans saying drone strikes should have been authorized months ago and even Democrats . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:27:23 GMT
Overwhelmed by unaccompanied minors and women with children crossing illegally, U.S. authorities have stepped up deportations back to Central America. Ramirez was one of 58 women and children who returned last week on a U.S. flight to San Pedro . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:56:52 GMT
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them between states except for scientific and educational purposes. The rules would also apply to reticulated python, green anaconda, Beni anaconda and . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:39:10 GMT
P& G Chief Approved by Senate Panel to Lead US VABusinessweek(PG:US) Chief ecutive Officer Bob McDonald to lead the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, sending his nomination to the full Senate. The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee today voted . Sanders said July 21 that he's willing to consider . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:51:49 GMT
Kerry's Gaza Truce Bid Undercut by Rifts in Region - Businessweek
NDTVKerry's Gaza Truce Bid Undercut by Rifts in Region - The top U.S. diplomat hurriedly departed for the Middle East this week with his customary eagerness to tackle complex international issues. “We've got to get over there,” Kerry told an aide in a phone call picked by Fox News microphones as he made the .UPDATE 9-Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel, but US lifts flight banReutersUS pushes for truce as Gaza battle ragesWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierKerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talksState Journalall 12,783 news articles .

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:07:59 GMT
Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession - Nearly a decade ago, the now 59-year-old economist warned that U.S. housing was a bubble set to burst, and that the damage would push the country into a recession so severe the Federal Reserve would have no choice but to slash short-term borrowing . .

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:27:50 GMT
The U.S. last week imposed targeted sanctions on selected Russian banks, military, and energy companies including OAO Rosneft, Russia's largest oil company, after the EU was unable to agree on more than limited additional sanctions. “The president . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:11:37 GMT
Premier Aleksandar Vucic, whose Serbian Progressive Party won March 16 general elections, was “taken by surprise” after U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby said the government never openly supported the territorial integrity of Ukraine, his press . .