Government Business And Finance

Markets Right Now: Stocks stumble, bond yields rise post Fed

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. stocks are veering slightly lower in afternoon trading as investors size up the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update.

US advises banks to be on lookout for Venezuelan corruption

Sep 20, 2017

The U.S. Treasury is advising banks to be on the lookout for suspicious financial activity indicating corruption by senior Venezuelan officials

The Latest: Fed plans to hike rates 1 more time this year

Sep 20, 2017

US central bank says it will likely hike rates one more time this year

Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $200K in unpaid taxes

Sep 20, 2017

Records show a man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee at the agency's Wichita office is under investigation by the agency and owes nearly $200,000 in unpaid sales taxes

UEFA president wants lawmakers to help make soccer fairer

Sep 20, 2017

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has challenged European lawmakers to help make the business of soccer fairer

Lawsuit challenges law that only doctors perform abortions

Sep 20, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit that challenges a Maine restriction common across most of the U.S. that abortions be performed solely by physicians

The Latest: Kansas shooting suspect owed back sales taxes

Sep 20, 2017

Wichita police say the suspect in a shooting at a Kansas Department of Revenue office asked for his victim by name before opening fire

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

Sep 20, 2017

Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Sep 20, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

US stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcement

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. stock indexes are slightly lower in early trading ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update

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