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Feb 2, 2015

Obama ties foreign profits tax to public works

President Barack Obama’s budget will propose an ambitious six-year, $478 billion public works program of highway, bridge and transit upgrades, half of it financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas, White House officials said. The proposal, one ...

Macedonia opposition leader accused of organizing coup

Feb 1, 2015

Macedonia opposition leader accused of organizing coup

The leader of Macedonia’s opposition was charged Saturday with preparing a coup and prevented from leaving the country. Zoran Zaev, leader of the Social Democratic Union party, was charged with “violence against representatives of the highest state authorities.” He was questioned by an investigative ...

Obama to appear in public with Dalai Lama

Jan 31, 2015

Obama to appear in public with Dalai Lama

U.S. President Barack Obama will appear in public at an event attended by the Dalai Lama in Washington in the coming week, the White House said Friday, a move sure to anger Beijing. “The president will deliver remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast,” National ...