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  • MASON CITY, Iowa, May 18- In the spotlight for her own high income, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a swipe at hedge fund managers again on Monday for earning much more than ordinary Americans and paying lower tax rates. Speaking to about 60 supporters at a house party in Iowa, Clinton said "the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top"...

  • Dow’s auditor alleged ex-CEO misused company funds Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:41 PM ET
    Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Co.

    Former Dow CEO Andrew Liveris is accused of using his position to finance his lifestyle and boosting a charity that burnished his fame in Greece.

  • Mike Huckabee launches 2nd White House bid Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
    Mike Huckabee

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Tuesday formally joined the 2016 presidential race, adding him to a growing list of White House hopefuls.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The leader of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions has called on Hillary Clinton and other presidential hopefuls to oppose an Obama administration trade pact. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Tuesday delivered his first address about the U.S. presidential election in November 2016, laying out criteria the federation's 56...

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Lynch, 55, takes over as the country's top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests over the latest such case.

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

  • UPDATE 1-Laureate Education plans IPO - source Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:53 PM ET

    April 23- Laureate Education Inc, the world's biggest for-profit education chain, is in talks with banks for an initial public offering, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. The IPO, however, is not expected before 2016, the person said on Thursday. Laureate Education has been meeting potential underwriters for the IPO of $1 billion, which could value...

  • Laureate Education plans $1 bln IPO - Bloomberg Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:27 PM ET

    April 23- Laureate Education Inc, the world's biggest for-profit education chain, is in talks with banks for a $1 billion initial public offering, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Laureate Education, which has former U.S. President Bill Clinton as its honorary chancellor, has been meeting potential underwriters for the IPO, which...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- Prominent U.S. litigator David Boies is squaring off against another top American attorney, Alan Dershowitz, in a legal fight centered around a woman who says she was trafficked for sex as an underage girl. Boies and his firm are representing Virginia Roberts, who is a possible witness in a defamation lawsuit in Florida state court pitting...

  • Can Hillary turn the page on controversial new book? Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Bill and Hillary Clinton.

    The new book "Clinton Cash" may not be happy reading for Hillary Clinton as she mounts her presidential campaign, Politico's Ben White says.

  • WASHINGTON, April 16- Senior U.S. lawmakers reached agreement on Thursday on the wording of a bill aimed at giving the White House "fast track" authority to negotiate a Pacific trade pact that is central to President Barack Obama's strategic shift toward Asia. The Obama administration announced in late 2009 that it was entering TPP negotiations with Australia,...

  • Clinton endorses Elizabeth Warren for Time magazine Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    Senator Elizabeth Warren's efforts to tamp down on " Wall Street's irresponsible risk taking" in a two-paragraph Time magazine article on Thursday. "Elizabeth Warren never lets us forget that the work of taming Wall Street's irresponsible risk taking and reforming our financial system is far from finished," Clinton wrote in Time after the magazine named...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK/ DES MOINES, Iowa, April 13- H illary Clinton, under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters. In a tightly scripted campaign launch in which there were few surprises, the comments were...

  • WASHINGTON/ DES MOINES, Iowa, April 13- Hillary Clinton, under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters. In a tightly scripted campaign launch in which there were few surprises, the comments were...

  • It's official: Hillary is ready for 2016 Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 2:52 PM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton formally launched her 2016 bid on Sunday, amid hopes to 'break the glass ceiling' as the first female leader of the free world.

  • Hillary Clinton may kick off campaign on Sunday Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

    Sources say Hillary Clinton will announce her candidacy for president of the United States "as early as Sunday," NBC News reports.

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 2- Indiana and Arkansas revised on Thursday new religious freedom acts that had drawn criticism from rights groups and U.S. companies that assailed them as discriminatory against gays. Indiana Governor Mike Pence, also a Republican, signed a revised religious freedom law that amended one he signed last week. As pressure built against...

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 2- Lawmakers in the Republican-dominated statehouses of Indiana and Arkansas on Thursday easily approved fixes to religion acts that had met a nationwide storm of criticism because they were seen as allowing for discrimination against gays. After the passage into law last week of Indiana's act, the state was flooded with protests,...

  • Rev. Robert Schuller, church empire owner, dies Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 3:57 PM ET
    Robert Schuller in Crystal Cathedral

    Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who transformed his drive-in theater preaching into an empire, died at 88, the New York Times reports.

  • Indiana's Religious Freedom law explained Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind.

    A furor erupted over an Indiana law that some say could allow businesses to refuse service to gay people, NBC reports.