Accounting

April 04, 2018 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies hired 241,000 new workers in March, a solid total that suggests the already-low unemployment rate may be headed lower in the coming months. Payroll processor ADP says the gains were strong across different industries, with construction, manufacturing and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, Dan Bender, with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office, takes a water sample from the Animas River near Durango, Colo. after the accidental released of an estimated 3 million gallons of waste from the Gold King Mine by a crew led by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA says it has almost finished reviewing hundreds of damage claims from the spill, but the agency has still not released a clear accounting of the claims made for economic losses and personal injuries. (Jerry McBride /The Durango Herald via AP, File)
March 16, 2018 - 2:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has almost finished a review of damage claims from a Colorado mine spill the agency accidentally triggered. But an internal agency accounting of those claims could be off by tens of millions of dollars. It's the latest in a series of...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Joana Dudley, of Lauderhill, Fla., looks at her list of job prospects at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in February. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 07, 2018 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added a healthy 235,000 jobs last month, led by solid gains in construction, hotels and restaurants, and education and health care, according to a private survey. The report Wednesday on February hiring from payroll provider ADP comes after businesses added 244,000...
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Miguel Lafourcade, left, and Natalia Lafourcade perform "Remember Me" from "Coco" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have won their second Academy Award for best original song. The husband-and-wife duo picked up the...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center, in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. Days after revealing that it must restate two years of earnings, General Electric Co. is reshaping its board of directors. After cutting the size of its board from 18 to 12, General Electric Co. said Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 that a quarter of that board would consist of new members, including Danaher Corp. CEO Lawrence Culp, American Airlines CEO Thomas Horton and Leslie Seidman, former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:31 am
BOSTON (AP) — Days after revealing that it would be forced to retroactively cut the profits reported over the past two years, General Electric Co. is reshaping its board of directors. One person joining the board chaired the organization that sets accounting standards in the United States. GE said...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. The Pentagon has ordered an independent federal auditor to stop providing the public with key information about U.S. war efforts in Afghanistan, accelerating a clampdown on data, such as the size of the Afghan military and police forces, that indicate how the 16-year-old stalemated war is going. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
January 30, 2018 - 12:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has ordered an independent federal auditor to stop providing the public with key information about U.S. war efforts in Afghanistan. This accelerates a clampdown on data, such as the size of the Afghan military and police forces, that indicate how the 16-year-old war...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Hisham Genena, then head of Egypt's oversight body, talks at his office in Cairo, Egypt. Security officials say Genena has been injured in a brawl with unidentified men outside his suburban Cairo home, few weeks after he was named top aide to would-be presidential candidate Sami Annan, a former military chief of staff. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
January 27, 2018 - 1:33 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former top auditor on Saturday suffered serious injuries to his face and leg during an apparent kidnapping attempt that turned into a brawl outside his suburban Cairo home, his defense lawyers told The Associated Press. Lawyers Ali Taha and Tareq el-Awady said three men armed...
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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, right and his Vietnamese counterpart Ngo Xuan Lich, left, review an honor guard before heading for talks in Hanoi, Vietnam, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Mattis is on a two-day visit to Vietnam to boost military ties between the two countries. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
January 26, 2018 - 1:43 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — It's been over for 40-plus years, the war that Americans simply call Vietnam but the Vietnamese refer to as their Resistance War Against America. Yet it lingers in so many ways, as was apparent this week when Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dropped in for a couple of days of...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Doug Jones in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Kerry Hayes/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:03 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A Luxembourg court has overturned a verdict against a former accounting firm employee who leaked thousands of secret documents to a journalist investigating sweetheart tax deals the government granted to big foreign companies. The Court of Cassation ruled Thursday that Antione...
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