The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
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The IRS is about to launch yet another digital system designed to spot “frivolous” tax returns after the last several systems let too many bogus claims through, according to a recent tax audit released this month.
“Pharma Bro” just won’t keep his mouth shut. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Martin Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys’ advice to lay low.
The government’s TARP bailout, meant to rescue Wall Street and the auto industry from the 2008 crash, will end up costing taxpayers a net $33 billion, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.
President Trump took a further step back this week from his pledge to force Mexico to pay for the border wall, instead saying he is considering sticking solar panels on top of the fence and selling the energy to help fund the costs.