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  • NY Regulator Cracks Down on Sanctions Violations Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.

  • IRS Junks Lists at Heart of Tea Party Fracas Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:44 PM ET

    The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.

  • Lawyer in Murder Case Eyes NSA Data for Evidence Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    National Security Agency building in Fort Meade, Md.

    Experts say a novel legal argument in a murder case could encourage other lawyers to fight for access to the newly disclosed NSA surveillance database. NBCNews.com reports.

  • Boehner: Bernanke's Fed to Blame for Selloff Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Speaker John Boehner blames the markets selloff on the Fed, but in a CNBC interview he declines to say whether he thinks Ben Bernanke should remain at the helm once his term ends.

  • Obama Advisor Forecasts New US Climate Strategy Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    A US coal-burning plant.

    President Obama will target carbon emissions from power plants as part of a climate change agenda expected to be rolled out in the next few weeks.

  • Judge Limits Ex-Goldman Sachs Exec's Defense Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:01 PM ET

    A federal judge limited the extent to which former Goldman Sachs VP Fabrice Tourre can argue that he was acting on the advice of company lawyers in his defense against fraud charges.

  • Sex-Toy Battle Shows Industry's Size Matters Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 2:43 PM ET

    A federal ruling this week on a patent battle between vibrator makers is latest sign that sex toys have moved from niche industry to big business.

  • Jeep Recall Smaller Than Sought by Safety Watchdog Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    About 1.2 million Jeeps originally listed as part of a recall have been excluded from the compromise between Chrysler and the NHTSA, and instead fall under a "service action."

  • SEC Should Target Individuals: Fmr. SEC Head Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.

  • Tesla Motors to Recall Over 1,200 Model S Cars Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is recalling 1,228 of its 2013 Model S cars due to a possibly safety concern with the back seat mounting bracket.

  • Yahoo Cites Massive US Law Enforcement Requests Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Yahoo said U.S. law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months, the latest in a series of disclosures by technology companies.

  • If Big Brother Isn't Listening, He's Watching Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Kwazi Nkrumah speaks while joining protesters rallying outside the U.S. Capitol against the NSA's recently detailed surveillance programs June 13, 2013, in Washington.

    One phrase has permeated the discussion about the NSA spying program over and over. "Nobody is listening to your phone calls." But is "watching" your phone calls just as intrusive?

  • Deutsche Bank 'Horribly Undercapitalized': Regulator Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank AG's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    A top U.S. banking regulator called Deutsche Bank's capital levels "horrible" and said it is the worst on a list of global banks based on one measurement of leverage ratios.

  • Bring on the Bitcoin Regulations: Winklevoss Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 11:27 AM ET
    Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

    Government regulations will actually help bitcoin, not hurt it, digital currency entrepreneur Cameron Winklevoss says.

  • Start-Ups, Investors Bet on Drone Economy Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
    A drone on display in the exposition hall of the Border Security Expo in Phoenix

    Entrepreneurs and investors are betting on a future full of flying robots that can do anything from survey crops to make a delivery.

  • Grocers Allege Potato Group Pumped Up Spud Prices Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting shoppers' pocketbooks, according to a wholesaler accusing America's spud farmers of driving up prices.

  • Bloomberg Suit Against Swaps Regulator Dismissed Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The top U.S. derivatives regulator won a legal victory over Bloomberg LP late on Friday when a court dismissed a case the data vendor had filed that claimed a new rule on trading swaps would hurt its business.

  • Businesses Weigh Launching Counter-Cyberattacks Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Companies hit by a cyberattack may soon choose to hack the thieves to retrieve stolen data, a former CIA director said at a forum in Washington.

  • Tea Party Describes 'Willful Intimidation' by IRS Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:35 PM ET
    Becky Gerritson of the Wetumpka Tea Party testifies during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee June 4, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

    Conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rein in government overreach.

  • New York AG to Sue HSBC Over Foreclosures Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    New York state plans to sue HSBC for allegedly ignoring a law designed to protect homeowners from being thrown into foreclosure without chance to renegotiate their mortgages.

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