Government Business And Finance

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

Dec 9, 2017

People familiar with deal to AP: Yankees make big catch, set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

'I'm not in charge': Illinois governor's words may haunt bid

Dec 9, 2017

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state

AP FACT CHECK: Blue high-tax states fund red low-tax states

Dec 9, 2017

Republican leaders have spent months promoting the myth that red low-tax states are subsidizing blue high-tax states because of the deduction for state and local taxes

Irish border lives and livelihoods hinge on Brexit outcome

Dec 9, 2017

Since the Britain voted to leave the European Union, concerns have mounted about whether there will be a return to customs duties and vehicle checks at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland

Drug companies sue to block California drug price law

Dec 9, 2017

Pharmaceutical companies are suing to block a new California law that would require them to give advance notice for big price increases

Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdown

Dec 8, 2017

President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22

The Latest: Saudis: $450 million artwork bought for museum

Dec 8, 2017

If a report that a Saudi prince bought a $450 million (380 million euro) Leonardo painting is true, New York probably won't collect sales tax

2 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill

Dec 8, 2017

Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans' massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress.

Bought a $450M painting? In NY, don't worry about the tax

Dec 8, 2017

If a report that a Saudi prince bought a $450 million (380 million euro) Leonardo painting is true, New York probably won't collect sales tax

Brazil's Temer loses key minister before pension vote

Dec 8, 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer has lost a key liaison in Congress as he struggles to corral enough votes to push through an ambitious pension reform

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