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Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Apr 20
A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military.

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber | Apr 19
President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

By Eric Tucker | Apr 17
Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice.

How a Supreme Court Could Affect Your Online Purchaes

How a Supreme Court Could Affect Your Online Purchaes

By Jessica Gresko | Apr 17
Do businesses have to collect sales tax on purchases made on the internet? The answer right now is: It depends. But a Supreme Court case being heard Tuesday could change that.

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Apr 16
The porn actress Stormy Daniels is expected to attend a court hearing in New York on Monday.

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Apr 16
President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings.

Plan Would Allow Drug Testing for Some Food Stamp Recipients

Plan Would Allow Drug Testing for Some Food Stamp Recipients

By Juliet Linderman and Jonathan Lemire | Apr 15
The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing, handing a win to conservatives who've long sought ways to curb the safety net program.

Hungary: Pro-Govt Weekly Prints List of 'Soros Mercenaries'

Hungary: Pro-Govt Weekly Prints List of 'Soros Mercenaries'

By Pablo Gorondi | Apr 15
A Hungarian magazine published Thursday the names of more than 200 people it claimed likely were part of a group that Prime Minister Viktor Orban called "mercenaries" allegedly paid by U.S.-Hungarian billionaire George Soros to topple the government.

Mulvaney Insists Consumer Watchdog is Still Doing Its Job

Mulvaney Insists Consumer Watchdog is Still Doing Its Job

By Ken Sweet | Apr 14
Mick Mulvaney tried Wednesday to reassure Democrats on a House finance panel that he's committed to punishing unscrupulous financial companies, while agreeing with Republicans that the watchdog agency he runs needs to be reined in and refocused.

Anti-Extremism Efforts Falter 5 Years After Boston Bombing

Anti-Extremism Efforts Falter 5 Years After Boston Bombing

By Philip Marcelo | Apr 14
Five years after two brothers who had been living in America for about a decade bombed the Boston Marathon, federally funded community programs to prevent attacks by homegrown extremists are barely underway and face an uncertain future.

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