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Two followers of renegade Nevada rancher plead guilty over armed standoff

(Reuters) - Two supporters of renegade Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy each pleaded guilty on Monday to obstructing a U.S. court order for their role in a 2014 showdown between armed militia members and federal agents who had seized Bundy's cattle.

Politics

A Congressional Watchdog Is Warning Washington to Prepare for Costly Climate Change

The Government Accountability Office said climate change impacts could cost the federal government $35 billion per year by mid-century

Business

You're hired: Who will Trump choose to chair the Fed?

President Trump will soon choose who runs the most powerful central bank - the US Federal Reserve.

United States

US attorney's office stops cooperating in recordings probe

A court-appointed official looking into the taping of attorney-client meetings at a federal detention center in Kansas says the state's U.S. attorney's office is no longer cooperating with his investigation.

Health

FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.

Politics

Trump says he is 'very, very close' to making Fed chair decision

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday he is "very, very close" to making his decision on who should chair the Federal Reserve.

United States

Underwear bomber sues over treatment in federal prison, claims rights are being violated

A Nigerian man on a suicide mission for Al Qaeda now in a federal prison for attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas eight years ago with a bomb in his underwear has now filed a lawsuit alleging his constitutional rights are being violate

World

Donald Trump is never going to release his tax returns

A deadline just passed for Trump to file his 2016 federal tax return — and everyone missed it

Politics

Trump says has not been asked for interview with special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he has not been asked for an interview with U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

United States

California fires: Cannabis farm fundraisers shut down

Dozens of cannabis farms are without proper insurance and will be exempt from federal help.

Politics

Trump says will decide on Federal Reserve chair 'very shortly'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would make his choice to lead the Federal Reserve soon and was still weighing at least three people: Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, Stanford University economist John Taylor and current F

United States

US Treasurys lower as investors pivot focus to auctions, Fed developments

U.S. government debt prices were lower Monday, as investors switched focus to the latest developments coming out of the auctions and U.S. Federal Reserve spheres.

World

Tell us what you think: Who should lead the Federal Reserve?

In this week's Trader Poll, we want to know who you think should be the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

Australia

ANZ settles with Asic on first day of bank interest rate rigging trial

Federal court proceedings against Westpac and NAB for alleged market manipulation adjourned until WednesdayANZ has settled with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on the first day of a federal court trial over alleged interest rate riggi

World

A Native American tribe has sued Amazon and Microsoft for patent infringement

The lawsuit is part of a legal gambit that has angered members of Congress and federal judges.

Business

What Will the Next Fed Chief Do About Stocks?

With the Federal Reserve likely to be under new leadership next year, investors are asking how the central bank will approach the economy. They should also be asking how the Fed will deal with asset prices.

Business

The Trump Budget Legacy: A Permanent $1 Trillion Federal Deficit

The spending and taxing policies about to be put in place by the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are very likely to balloon the federal deficit to $1 trillion or more every year.

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Nursing homes benefiting from Medicaid loophole

Even though Indiana's nursing home population has remained steady at about 39,000 people over the past five years, Medicaid spending for the homes has increased by $900 million, in large part because of the extra federal dollars, according to state data.

Politics

Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.

Business

FAA Steps Up Warnings on Lithium Battery Fire Hazards

The FAA has stepped up warnings about potential major fire hazards for airliners stemming from overheating laptop batteries in checked baggage, even as President Donald Trump’s administration is putting another federal agency in charge of handling

Technology

DMARC: 25 Percent Of Emails From Federal Government Domains Are Fraudulent

Twenty-five percent of all emails that appear to come from federal agencies, including those with .gov domains, are either fraudulent or unauthenticated messages, according to findings from researchers at email security firm Agari.

Politics

'Crusader' Militiaman Charged In Terror Plot Targeting Muslims Will Be Jailed Until Trial

Gavin Wright, arrested in an FBI sting last year just ahead of the presidential election, is “a strong threat to society," a federal judge ruled.

Business

Stock market's future in Trump's hands as Federal Reserve chair pick looms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors awaiting the nomination of the next Federal Reserve chair are hoping whoever is nominated pursues the same monetary policy that has supported rising stock prices for the past nine years.

Business

Trump, la Federal Reserve e la nuova guerra d'indipendenza

Entro il 3 novembre Trump deciderà se confermare o no l’attuale numero uno della Fed, Janet Yellen. E potrebbero non mancare le sorprese.

World

Trump shocked federal health officials when he said he'd declare a national emergency over the opioid crisis

Trump promised a disaster declaration on the nationwide opioid epidemic next week, which caught federal health officials by surprise.

United States

Trump may have narrowed down Fed pick to Powell and Taylor

President Donald Trump's options for the future Federal Reserve leadership could include not one but two of the top contenders.

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The Wall Street insider who wants to be Fed chief

The race to become President Donald Trump's pick for the top job at Federal Reserve is intensifying, and no one has won over Washington -- and Wall Street -- quite like Kevin Warsh.

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Fate of New Hampshire Indonesians goes before U.S. judge in Boston

BOSTON (Reuters) - The case of 47 Indonesian Christians, who fled violence in that country two decades ago and now live illegally in New Hampshire, heads to Boston federal court on Friday, where a judge will weigh whether she can intervene in an immigrati

Politics

A timeline of the White House after the Niger raid

How four US service members were killed in Niger -- and President Donald Trump's response to the attack -- has left the federal government searching for answers.

Politics

Senate Passes Budget Blueprint Key To Trump Tax Effort

The measure would add up to $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade to pay for proposed tax cuts.

Technology

The super-secret Google X lab has hired its own lobbyists in the nation’s capital

Google’s secretive experimental unit hired a new firm, a federal ethics report shows.

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