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A complex computer worm capable of seizing control of industrial plants has affected the personal computers of staff working at Iran's first nuclear power station weeks before the facility is to go online, the official news agency reported Sunday.
Iran's nuclear agency is trying to combat a complex computer worm that has affected industrial sites throughout the country and is capable of taking over power plants, Iranian media reports said.
His decision not to extend tax cuts for the rich adds a populist twist to an election-season economic package designed to entice support from big businesses and their Republican allies. The New York Times reports.
As part of his emerging program to jolt the economic recovery, President Obama will call for allowing businesses to deduct from their taxes through 2011 the full value of new equipment purchase, the NYT reports.
While the nation debates whether an Islamic cultural center should be built near Ground Zero in Manhattan, a different project—the subject of an equally intense debate—is finally showing visible signs of progress.
President Obama delivered a strong defense on Friday night of a proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan. The NY T reports.
Death may still be certain, but taxes have never been less so. The NYT looks at our uncertain future.
CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo had her first live broadcast on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange fifteen years ago. NYSE Euronext celebrated the anniversary with Ms. Bartiromo ringing the opening bell moments ago.
With pressure mounting on the federal government to find new revenues, legislators are considering legalizing, and taxing, an activity it banned just four years ago, reports the New York Times.
Investors fretted about possible seepage from BP's capped Gulf of Mexico well on Monday and speculation grew about assets the company may sell to pay multibillion dollar costs for its oil spill.
BP said Sunday its new cap has stopped the oil that has gushed into the Gulf of Mexico for three months and hopes to keep it that way until a relief well can permanently seal the leak next month.
Democratic senators in the US are calling for an investigation into BP’s business interests in Libya, accusing the British oil company of being part of a deal to free a convicted terrorist in return for oil licences.
New York lawmakers plan to enact a tax change that will treat much of the compensation earned by the fund managers who work in New York but live outside the state as ordinary income.
In a magazine article, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the top commander in Afghanistan, was portrayed as openly contemptuous of some senior members of the Obama administration, reports The New York Times.
Bankers have all but given up on defeating one of the most contentious provisions in the financial regulation bill and are now focusing on battles like heading off a prohibition on derivatives trading, the New York Times reports.
Long before there was MoneyGram and Western Union, people in South Asian countries often used an informal network of brokers, called an "hawala," to transfer money over long distances when it was too inconvenient or dangerous to send cash by courier.
Theirs was an arranged marriage: two well-educated children of prominent Pakistani families set up through a mutual friend. He was the quiet one; she was the one who laughed at parties.
Leaders of the Senate Banking Committee said that they agreed to limit the likelihood of a taxpayer bailout of big banks, but liberal Democrats said they would push for reducing the size of the nation’s biggest banks.
And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.
Federal law enforcement officials offered no explanation Tuesday for how the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing was allowed to board an international flight despite being hunted by the FBI and placed on the government no-fly list.