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Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. (...)
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Obama highlights benefits of trade on small businesses

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with mayors and business owners at the White House to highlight the benefits of trade on a broad swath of the economy. (...)
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VA: Steps underway to fix problems in Philadelphia office

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs official overseeing benefits is pledging aggressive action to address charges of mismanagement of disability claims, saying the agency has improved training, streamlined applications and taken steps to hold people accountable. (...)
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Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:46am
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated Wednesday that the bipartisan bill preventing cuts in doctors' fees for treating Medicare patients would total $214 billion in costs over the coming decade. Highlights of the CBO analysis (in rounded numbers): (...)
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Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:46am
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated Wednesday that the bipartisan bill preventing cuts in doctors' fees for treating Medicare patients would total $214 billion in costs over the coming decade. Highlights of the CBO analysis (in rounded numbers): (...)
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Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations. (...)
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House GOP issues subpoena for EPA chief's text messages

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Science Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking her text messages and other electronic communications. (...)
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House GOP issues subpoena for EPA chief's text messages

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Science Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking her text messages and other electronic communications. (...)
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GOP-controlled House nears vote on budget to erase deficits

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans lined up Wednesday to pass a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in spending cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions major transformations in both the tax code and Medicare. (...)
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GOP-controlled House nears vote on budget to erase deficits

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans lined up Wednesday to pass a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in spending cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions major transformations in both the tax code and Medicare. (...)
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Afghan president says his nation won't be 'lazy Uncle Joe'

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked Congress on Wednesday for billions of American tax dollars and vowed his war-wracked country will be self-reliant within this decade. (...)
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Afghan president says his nation won't be 'lazy Uncle Joe'

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked Congress on Wednesday for billions of American tax dollars and vowed his war-wracked country will be self-reliant within this decade. (...)
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House GOP issues subpoena for EPA chief's text messages

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Science Committee has issued a subpoena to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking her text messages and other electronic communications. (...)
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House GOP issues subpoena for EPA chief's text messages

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Science Committee has issued a subpoena to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking her text messages and other electronic communications. (...)
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House panel passes bill banning IRS from using private email

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee. (...)
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House panel passes bill banning IRS from using private email

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee. (...)
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Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports aid-in-dying bill

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:19am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor. (...)
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Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports aid-in-dying bill

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:19am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor. (...)
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House panel votes to repeal federal estate tax

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided House panel has passed a bill that would repeal the federal estate tax. (...)
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House panel votes to repeal federal estate tax

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided House panel has passed a bill that would repeal the federal estate tax. (...)
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