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Google to IRS: Hand over our $83.5 million tax refund

The company has sued the IRS after discovering that it was improperly denied a deduction on a 2004 tax transaction.<p>Google has sued the Internal Revenue Service over a stock transaction dating back to 2004 with America Online.<p>The company filed the complaint in U.S. tax court on Thursday, claiming …

Internal Revenue Service

Who Are These 'Bankers' Ecuador Keeps Referencing?

If you've paid attention to the case of Edward Snowden, you might have heard Ecuadorean officials refer to some bankers the U.S. is refusing to hand over.<p>Ecuador, of course, is considering an asylum request from the NSA leaker. The U.S. is pressuring them to abide by an extradition request, while …

Congress Gets an 'F' on Student Loan Crisis

Congressional inaction will double interest rates on college loans, socking 7 million students with more debt.<p>Starting Monday, 7 million college …

There are so many new designer drugs that governments can’t ban them fast enough

The good news is that fewer people are using heroin and cocaine, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime says, at least in the Western world. The bad news is that they’re finding all sorts of new, legal stuff to get high on.<p>While the use of many traditional drugs has waned, the UNODC writes in a new …

Regulation

Here Comes the $3 Million Benghazi Tell-All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Four people who were on the ground the night of the Benghazi attacks last year are writing a book …

Barack Obama: I don't need a Nelson Mandela photo-op

Barack Obama said he would not press for a much-awaited meeting with his hero Nelson Mandela, who is critically ill, hours before landing in South Africa.<p>"We'll see what the situation is when we land. I do not need a photo op," <b>Mr Obama</b> said en route to the country, where he will spend the three …

Barack Obama

Aaron Hernandez denied bail

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A judge denied Aaron Hernandez's request for bail Thursday, one day after the former New England Patriots tight end was charged …

Crime