Government Finance

Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently tracked

Aug 19, 2017

Budget carrier Jet2 says it has asked French aviation officials for clarification as to why a flight from Spain to Britain was apparently tracked by military aircraft

Texas woman in ID thefts gets 10 years in Nigeria cars scam

Aug 18, 2017

A Texas woman is going to prison for a $1.2 million identity-theft scheme that used bogus tax refunds to buy and ship used cars to Nigeria

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

Aug 17, 2017

With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state

The Latest: At least 1 Wisconsin Democrat backs Foxconn

Aug 17, 2017

A $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group is poised to pass the Wisconsin Assembly on a bipartisan vote

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 17, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

Figures on government spending and debt

Aug 16, 2017

Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars

On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

Aug 16, 2017

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."

Swedish lawmakers boost defense budget over next 2 years

Aug 16, 2017

Sweden's defense minister says lawmakers, including some from two center-right opposition parties, has agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) over the next two years

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

Aug 16, 2017

The Texas Legislature has adjourned for good, ending its month-long special session a day early

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

Aug 16, 2017

Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

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