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Tax day: Chances to get audited by IRS lowest in decades

Tax day: Chances to get audited by IRS lowest in decades

Due to falling budgets and increased obligations, Americans filing their taxes are less likely to be audited by the Internal Revenue Service this year than they have been in nearly…

White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend

White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend

On Monday afternoon White House spokesman Jay Carney confirmed that CIA Director John Brennan visited Ukrainian capital Kiev over the weekend and met with high-ranked Ukrainian officials. Previously, deposed Ukrainian…

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade of imprisonment as…

US House joins Senate in passing deal to avoid default, end shutdown; bill goes to Obama

US House joins Senate in passing deal to avoid default, end shutdown; bill goes to Obama

The US House has passed a Senate-approved deal to lift the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown after 16 days. As indicated before the Senate vote, Republican Speaker John…

Newly-designed $100 bill to finally reach the public Tuesday

Newly-designed $100 bill to finally reach the public Tuesday

The newly-designed $100 bill with strengthened authentication safeguards will go public on Tuesday, the bill’s first redesign since 1996 and two years behind schedule. Benjamin Franklin’s image on the $100…

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

US exceptionalism rhetoric poses extreme danger and is reminiscent of Nazi ideals and talk “before and during World War II,” Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said in exclusive interview with RT…

Director of national intelligence: Spying debate ‘probably needed to happen’

Director of national intelligence: Spying debate ‘probably needed to happen’

The United States director of national intelligence said at a conference in Washington on Thursday that the leaking of classified documents by former government contractor Edward Snowden kick-started discussions in…

Microsoft, Google sue US for right to reveal nature of surveillance requests

Microsoft, Google sue US for right to reveal nature of surveillance requests

Microsoft and Google announced Friday they are going forward with a lawsuit against the US government for the right to reveal more information about official requests for customer data by…

Robert ‘Bob’ Adams to serve as Interim City Manager of DHS

Robert ‘Bob’ Adams to serve as Interim City Manager of DHS

Desert Hot Springs, California (August 22, 2013) – The City Council has hired Robert Adams to serve as Interim City Manager until a permanent City Manager is hired in the near future.…

Manning to ask Obama for pardon, will pay ‘high price’ if not granted

Manning to ask Obama for pardon, will pay ‘high price’ if not granted

Bradley Manning’s defense team will file a pardon request to US president Barack Obama early next week, or will ask to commute the Private’s sentence. A US military judge on…

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