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Treasury cracks down on tax inversions

Sec. Lew cites substantial progress in constraining creative techniques used to avoid taxes.

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iPhone sales top 10M, set new record

Last week, Apple said it received more than 4M new iPhone preorders during the first 24 hours.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
SpaceX breaks ground on Texas launch facility

TEXAS GETS SPACEX LAUNCH PADBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world. Space Exploration Technologies Corp, the company's formal name, last year entered the commercial satellite launch market. It broke ground at the site near Brownsville, not far from the Mexican border. The Hawthorne, California-based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, also flies cargo to the International Space Station under a $1.6 billion contract with NASA. ...

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:42:28 -0400
Alaska reporter quits on air to run pot business

Viewers of CBS affiliate KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska were jolted Sunday evening during the stations newscast as reporter Charlo Greene dropped an F-bomb, disclosed that she was the owner of a cannabis club in the city, and informed the audience she was quitting her TV job.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
Leader of Iran sanctions group launches nonprofit to fight terror

Islamic Jihad militants take part in a rally calling for the Arab League to cancel an initiative for peace with Israel, in Gaza CityThe leader of a Manhattan-based non-profit that tries to put pressure on Iran by publicly criticizing people and firms who do business there announced on Monday he is launching a new non-profit devoted to tracking terrorist financing. The announcement comes less than two weeks after an unusual move by the U.S. government to intervene in a private lawsuit against the group, United Against Nuclear Iran. ...

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:27:39 -0400
Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash

Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
Owner: Better late than never'

Bisciotti: Officials never tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Rice after his Feb. arrest.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
700 babies in Texas possibly exposed to TB

An employee at El Paso hospital was diagnosed with the illness nearly a year ago: officials.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammo

This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)Man who scaled fence, entered White House carrying knife was stopped twice before.

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:37:09 -0400
Climate protesters march on Wall Street, block street near NYSE

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. Protesters stopped traffic on Broadway south of the New York Stock Exchange. Three people were arrested. ...

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