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Japan Ministry Releases Scandal Papers It Said Were Destroyed

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Japan's Finance Ministry released records relating to a sale of public land that has sparked allegations of cronyism and undermined support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. A...
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These Companies Have Made the Fortune 500 Every Year Since 1955

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Even as the Internet age ushers in new giants such as Amazon into the top 10 of the Fortune 500 , some familiar faces have stood the test of time. Fifty-four companies have...
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Biggest Rollback of Bank Rules Since Dodd-Frank Clears House

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

The U.S. House has approved a sweeping overhaul of bank regulations, sending to President Donald Trump a bill that will give him a chance to make good on his vow to “do a big...
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Europe's Seedcamp closes 4th fund at $81 million, partners with equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs

Europe's Seedcamp closes 4th fund at $81 million, partners with equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Early-stage fund Seedcamp has closed its fourth fund at £60 million. Founded in 2007 by around 30 European investors, London-based Seedcamp is often described as the Y...
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Aldermen advance plan setting threshold for City Council proposals requiring financial analysis

11 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Legislation that would affect Chicago's finances would be required to undergo deeper scrutiny before the City Council could vote on it, under a proposal headed to the full...
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Michael Cohen's Taxi Partner Enters Plea Deal, Suggesting Cooperation

12 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   8 articles

A longtime business partner of Michael D. Cohen, the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump, has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a deal that allows him to dodge prison...
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Argentina's troubles

13 hours ago   |   Bruegel

Monica de Bolle says that the action taken by the government of President Mauricio Macri is hard to square with the fact that the country was the darling of the financial...
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Auditor to look at St. Louis' use of economic incentives

14 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway will review how the city of St. Louis uses economic incentives such as tax abatement and tax increment financing. The Democratic auditor in...
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Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

14 hours ago   |   ABC News

Brazil President Michel Temer has abandoned his re-election hopes and endorsed the candidacy of his former finance minister
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Stocks slide ahead of expected sweeping Dodd-Frank overhaul

Stocks slide ahead of expected sweeping Dodd-Frank overhaul

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks fell Tuesday ahead of a House vote on Dodd-Frank and as markets ready for the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes. The dollar fell, and the 10-year held...
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Thousands of Vegas casino workers OK strike that could leave resorts reeling

Thousands of Vegas casino workers OK strike that could leave resorts reeling

Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. Members... Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Philip Roth, the American novelist who penned the celebrated “Portnoy's Complaint,” died at the age of 85 on Tuesday. The author, whose novels were fueled with sex, was... Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Police from multiple agencies have responded to an active shooter situation in Panama City. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...