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The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
WASHINGTON, Nov 19- Signs of progress began to emerge in U.S. budget talks on Tuesday, as top Senate Democratic negotiator Patty Murray said that she sees a path toward an agreement to ease automatic "sequester" spending cuts. Murray, asked if there was now a path forward in her talks with her counterpart, Republican Representative Paul Ryan, said: "I believe there is."
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, chair of the Judiciary Committee, and Senator Mike Lee, a Republican from Utah, introduced a bill that would require patent holders to disclose ownership and allow manufacturers to step into lawsuits to protect customers accused of using an infringing device, the two lawmakers said in a statement.
LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Nov 18 (Reuters)- Linda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense's accounts.
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio and Oregon said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, and Ohio said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Caterpillar Inc said on Friday that it will close another plant and lay off 240 additional workers as it continues to respond to a sharp drop in demand for its earth-moving products from customers in the mining industry.
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Traders itching to "strangle" or "straddle" the newly launched shares of Twitter Inc will finally get their chance on Friday when trading in the social media company's options launches on U.S. exchanges.
Nov 13- Two months before his death in 1989, Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini tried to solve a problem unleashed by the revolution he led a decade earlier. The result was a new organization- known as Setad, or "The Headquarters"- that reported to Iran's supreme leader. Instead, Setad's holdings underpin his power over Iran.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 12- US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines will give low-cost competitors more access to a half dozen key U.S. airports, including New York and Washington, D.C., in exchange for permission to merge and create the world's largest airline.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 11- College applications aren't fraught enough, so here's something else to worry you. The Department of Education releases each student's line-up to all of his or her prospective colleges.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 10- The Los Angeles school district is putting the brakes on a project to give an iPad to each student, a $1 billion initiative that is the largest rollout of its kind in the nation and has been plagued by students hacking the devices' security features.
WASHINGTON, Nov 8- Once a homeowner retires or takes a new job in another state, it usually doesn't take long for the "For Sale" sign to pop up on the front lawn. With home prices still 14 percent below their peak, according to Federal Housing Finance Agency data, some homeowners would have to take a loss to sell their homes.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 6- Brazil's Vale SA, the world's second-largest mining company, reported on Wednesday that its third-quarter net income more than doubled from a year earlier, beating analysts' expectations as iron ore prices and sales volumes rose.