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  • Bitcoin promoter indicted for money laundering Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Prominent bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York.

  • How one pension fund delivered 22%, outpaced peers Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:56 PM ET
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    Some of the best investment strategies don't come from Wall Street—they come from public pension funds.

  • SpaceX poised for space station cargo run Monday Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 14- Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies is preparing for a cargo run to the International Space Station, with launch of its unmanned Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule set for Monday.

  • Geithner book tour to include Bernanke, Paulson Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    Crown Publishers announced Monday that the two-week tour will begin in New York on May 14, two days after "Stress Test" is released. Geithner will be joined by CNBC's Jim Cramer on May 14, by Bernanke in Washington on May 22 and by Paulson in Chicago on May 28. Other stops will include Philadelphia, Seattle, Miami and San Francisco.

  • Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    Party operatives are pushing a constitutional amendment that would make Florida the first state in the South to legalize some pot use. The political world likely will be focused on Florida in November for clues about the turnout potential among young voters of pot on the ballot.

  • Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:04 AM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak. With just over an hour remaining, the SpaceX company called off Monday's planned launch. Over the weekend, NASA almost postponed the launch attempt because of a computer outage at the International Space Station.

  • Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world' Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love." Bush, a former Florida governor, says the GOP cannot demonize immigrants and should show compassion. Paul was interviewed on ABC's "This Week" during a visit to early nominating New Hampshire.

  • Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 9:12 AM ET

    But it's the forest that will be the first to deliver as the impoverished tribe seeks to become one of the biggest maple syrup operations in Maine. The tribe, which owns 60,000 acres of land near the Canadian border in western Maine, has big plans for the syrup operation deep in the woods.

  • Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.

  • New Hampshire Republicans get a preview of 2016 Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    Three Republicans who are considering a run for the White House pitched their views on Saturday for how conservatives can retake power in Washington.

  • SeaWorld loses appeal in death by killer whale Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.

  • Miss. man indicted in $9 million bankruptcy fraud Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— A Jackson man was indicted Wednesday on charges that he defrauded his bankrupt business of more than $9 million. William "Butch" Dickson faces charges in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

  • Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    TOLEDO, Ohio— Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19- year-old's personal information.

  • Ailing Puerto Rico open to radical economic fixes Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Slash the number of public holidays by two-thirds. From the intriguing to the impossible, there is no shortage of ideas for fixing Puerto Rico's ailing economy as the government tries to dig out from a whopping $70 billion in public debt and bring back economic growth.

  • Money market fund assets fall by $17.7 billion Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell by $17.7 billion to $2.61 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell by $4.5 billion to $918.26 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • Lockheed to begin building asteroid sampler for NASA Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 5:26 PM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 10- A NASA mission to pluck samples from a distant asteroid and return them to Earth passed a major technical review, clearing engineers to begin building the robotic spacecraft, officials said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- Three men have been indicted on charges that they defrauded a federal telephone subsidy for low-income Americans of $32 million, the first such criminal prosecution in the Lifeline program, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- Three men have been indicted on charges that they bilked $32 million from a federal program that subsidizes cell phones for poor Americans, the first such criminal fraud prosecution in the Lifeline program, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

  • $4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    A government report released in November said the IRS issued nearly $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds over the previous year to thieves who were using other people's personal information. Two men pleaded guilty in Georgia last year to trying to get a tax refund by using his name, Social Security number and date of birth on tax forms.

  • Puerto Rico hires third U.S. restructuring firm Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    The bank has hired West Palm Beach, Florida- based FTI Consulting, a global advisory firm that includes restructuring and turnaround experts.

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