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Job seeker Alejandra Bastidas fills out an application at a job fair, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater, Fla. On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
October 04, 2017 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled U.S. hiring last month, with businesses adding just 135,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year, a private survey found. Payroll processor ADP says the drop-off in job gains was concentrated in smaller businesses, particularly smaller retailers,...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the “significant others” of the company’s top executives, according to a Pentagon audit. McCaskill summarized the audit’s major findings in a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that she was releasing on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for high-end cars, including Porsches and an Aston Martin, and paid the "significant others" of the firm's top executives six-figure salaries even though there's no proof they did any work,...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the “significant others” of the company’s top executives, according to a Pentagon audit. McCaskill summarized the audit’s major findings in a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that she was releasing on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2017 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the "significant others" of the company's top executives, according to a...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the “significant others” of the company’s top executives, according to a Pentagon audit. McCaskill summarized the audit’s major findings in a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that she was releasing on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2017 - 8:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the "significant others" of the company's top executives, according to a...
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In this photo taken March 30, 2017, Ismail Royer poses for a photograph in Arlington, Va. Royer was been released from prison after serving more than 13 years on charges that he provided assistance to friends who wanted to join the Taliban after the Sept. 11 attacks. Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terror-related offenses are slated to be released in the next several years, prompting the question: Should Americans be afraid? (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 05, 2017 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear. There's no easy answer. Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States has worked...
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July 25, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday. The number of victims was nearly cut in half last year, compared to the previous...
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Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national CyberPolice unit talks during an interview with the Associated Press in his office in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, July 3, 2017. The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, Col. Serhiy Demydiuk suggested Monday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 03, 2017 - 11:34 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine's CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national...
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In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo, 9-day-old chickens eat a mix of corn and soybeans and drink water inside a chicken house north of Plumerville, Ark. The house, and three others like it nearby, hold 30,000 birds each. When the chickens are 33 days old, they will be taken to a processing plant for slaughter and packaging. Tyson Foods says it will explore more-humane ways to kill the birds, and also that it is using a third-party to monitor videos from the plant to ensure the animals are treated properly. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
June 21, 2017 - 6:00 pm
PLUMERVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods on Wednesday unveiled a plan to stop abuses down on the farm, but an animal rights group that routinely distributes videos of disturbing practices of agricultural abuses said monitoring slaughterhouses won't stop other cruelty that exists within the poultry...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're driving for Uber or renting out a room through Airbnb to make some extra cash, don't forget — you likely need to pay taxes on what you earned, even if it's a part-time gig. Unlike full-time jobs, where taxes are automatically withheld from every paycheck, it's usually up...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Elizabeth Long, a Smoothie Stop employee, pours a smoothie at the YMCA in Charleston, W. Va. U.S. private businesses added the most jobs in more than two years in March 2017, a private survey found, a third straight month of robust gains. Payroll processor ADP says businesses added 263,000 jobs in March, the most since December 2014. (Sam Owens/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File)
April 05, 2017 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. private businesses added the most jobs in more than two years last month, a private survey found, a third straight month of robust gains. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 263,000 jobs in March, the most since December 2014. That is up from 245,000 in...
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