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Latest update : 2013-12-11

US budget aims to prevent another government shutdown

Democrats and Republicans have agreed a draft budget which will fund the US government until September 2015. The $85 billion plan will see the deficit reduced by about $23 billion, but it doesn’t tackle some of the more politically sensitive issues like taxation. Meanwhile, regulators in the US have signed off on the so-called "Volcker rule", which aims to reduce the risks big banks can take.

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2015-04-17 Greece

CEO cuts own pay 90%, raises minimum salary for workers to $70,000

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2015-04-16 USA

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An estimated 60,000 low-paid workers in the United States have staged protests calling for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It's the latest in the series of...

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2015-04-15 mergers & acquisitions

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2015-04-14 Tax fraud

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2015-04-13 India

India's Modi brings investment drive to Germany

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