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White House Government Agencies

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- The U.S. Justice Department in San Francisco has instituted new oversight for complex cases, a federal prosecutor said, following a failed drug conspiracy prosecution against delivery service FedEx Corp. Attorney Brian Stretch, in an interview with Reuters last week, said his staff has identified about 20 of the office's most complex...

  • Linda McMahon, administrator of the small Business Administration

    Small-business owners are tired of regulations, said Linda McMahon, administrator of the Small Business Administration.

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

    The US Treasury secretary has conceded that the administration's timetable for ambitious tax reforms is set to slip following setbacks. FT reports.

  • HOUSTON, April 17- BP Plc said workers on Alaska's North Slope had brought under control a company-operated well that spewed oil and gas over the weekend. The leak was discovered on Friday and a team from BP, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and local government was brought in to coordinate efforts.

  • HOUSTON, April 17- BP Plc said workers on Alaska's North Slope had brought under control a company-operated well that spewed oil and gas over the weekend. The leak was discovered on Friday and a team from BP, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and local government was brought in to coordinate efforts.

  • Uncle Sam hires private help to chase down your debt

    The Internal Revenue Service just hired private companies to go after its growing backlog of unpaid taxes.

  • April 17- In 10 days, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will lift a ban on telecoms companies engaging in merger talks, and Wall Street is betting on T-Mobile US Inc, Sprint Corp and Dish Network Corp to be the first ones out of the gate. You have to ask yourself whether T-Mobile is going to be as eager to do a deal as Sprint, "said Craig Moffett, an analyst at...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...

  • April 14- HSBC Holdings Plc has agreed to pay about $2 million to settle a civil fraud lawsuit that alleged the bank improperly attempted to get reimbursement from the federally backed U.S. Small Business Administration on bad loans it knew were based on fraudulent or potentially fraudulent information. Under the SBAExpress loan program, designed to help...

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday declined to approve a new drug for rheumatoid arthritis made by Eli Lilly and Co and partner Incyte Corp, the companies said on Friday. FDA indicated that additional clinical data was needed to determine the most appropriate doses of the drug, Olumiant, known also as baricitinib, and to further...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...