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  • New York, March 30- It is tax season, and you owe thousands to the Internal Revenue Service. If the collections unit of the IRS reaches out to you first, things can get ugly. " If you owe a big balance on the due date, send the IRS about 40 percent of what you owe, "he says.

  • *Philippines freezes 44 accounts, seeks FBI assistance. DHAKA/ MANILA, March 15- Bangladesh's central bank governor resigned on Tuesday over the theft of $81 million from the bank's U.S. account, as details emerged in the Philippines that $30 million of the money was delivered in cash to a casino junket operator in Manila. Unknown hackers last month breached the...

  • MANILA, March 15- More than $30 million of the money hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Fed was delivered in cash to a Chinese casino junket operator in Manila, officials told a Philippines Senate hearing on Tuesday. A further $50 million was split between a casino resort and a gaming firm in the Philippines, where bank...

  • MANILA, March 15- More than $30 million of the money hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Fed was handed over in cash to an ethnic Chinese man in Manila, a Philippines senator looking into the suspected laundering scheme said. The details he gave shine a partial light on the money trail after last month's cyber-heist of...

  • Workers outside Reactor 4 work to decontaminate the Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Feb. 25, 2016, in Okuma, Japan.

    Small amounts of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident are still leaking into the ocean and showing up on U.S. shores.

  • Winners and losers from Tuesday's primaries

    Donald Trump wins over Michigan, while Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset winning his first primary in the state.

  • MADRID, March 9- Inditex, the world's biggest clothing retailer, reported strong sales growth for the first five weeks of its new financial year and said the pace of store openings would slow as part of a broader trend of sales moving online. Inditex will focus store openings on flagship sites in prime locations like the three-floor Zara store opened in a 19th...

  • *Sets dividend of 0.60 euros per share, up 15.4 pct. MADRID, March 9- Inditex, the world's biggest clothing retailer, reported strong sales growth for the first five weeks of its new financial year and the owner of the Zara chain said it would slow its rapid pace of new store openings. "We believe that Inditex has made the right choice to slow space growth," said Bernstein...

  • *Australia's youngest billionaire Nathan Tinkler goes bust. SYDNEY, March 3- Rags-to-riches coal baron Nathan Tinkler, who rode the mining boom to become Australia's youngest billionaire before losing it all when coal prices collapsed, has been declared legally bankrupt after failing to pay off a private jet. The bankruptcy order comes 10 years after the 40-...

  • *Australia's youngest billionaire Nathan Tinkler goes bust. SYDNEY, March 3- Rags-to-riches coal mining baron Nathan Tinkler, who rode the mining boom to become Australia's youngest billionaire before losing it all when coal prices collapsed, has been declared legally bankrupt after failing to pay off a private jet. He toyed with the idea of going to...

  • SYDNEY, March 3- Rags-to-riches coal mining baron Nathan Tinkler, who rode the mining boom to become Australia's youngest billionaire before losing it all when coal prices collapsed, has been declared legally bankrupt after failing to pay off a private jet. The bankruptcy order comes 10 years after the 40- year-old former mining electrician scraped together...

  • But neighboring Nevada scrapped the policy- prompting solar companies to flee the state. More than 25 of the 40 U.S. states with net metering policies are reconsidering them, according to the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. For most customers, net metering and other incentives are essential to make solar power...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 19- A dinner of champagne, caviar and smoked salmon at up-market department store Harrods was how Hilda Garcia, a Mexican anti-corruption official, spent part of her $450 per day travel allowance in London last year. A colleague, Jorge Pulido, sent to Kuala Lumpur for a conference, managed to spend more on taxis and meals out during a layover in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18- With low oil prices reducing its operating costs, AirAsia Chief Executive Tony Fernandes said the budget carrier was ready to start expanding again in southeast Asia and was eyeing Vietnam and the Philippines. Fernandes said the two Southeast Asia markets that excited him most for expansion were the Philippines and Vietnam, calling the...

  • The trips, which occurred from around 2006 to 2011, were purportedly for training at PTC's Needham, Massachusetts headquarters but were mostly for recreational excursions, including to New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Hawaii, the department and the SEC said in statements. In its settlement with the SEC, PTC also agreed to return $11.9 million in profits it...

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    A national survey reveals the well-being of each state based on residents' social life, financial standing and more.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Expectant couples planning "babymoon" vacations are increasingly steering clear of Latin America and the Caribbean amid warnings about a suspected link between a Zika virus outbreak in the region and birth defects, travel agents say. Machowsky, who is herself expecting a child and called off a planned vacation to Anguilla, said she is redirecting...

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan certified two classes of plaintiffs, saying their claims are similar enough to be pursued as groups. One class bought various Petrobras securities from January 2010 to July 2015 and will be led by Universities Superannuation Scheme of Liverpool, England. The other bought debt securities from offerings in 2013 and 2014,...

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan certified two classes of plaintiffs, saying their claims are similar enough to be pursued as groups. One class bought various Petrobras securities from January 2010 to July 2015 and will be led by Germany's Union Asset Management Holdings AG. The other bought debt securities from offerings in 2013 and 2014, and will be...

  • SAP reported record annual operating profits driven both by year-end software license renewals and customers' converting to newer cloud-based software.