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Local prosecutor moves a step close to becoming a Kansas federal judge

Holly Teeter, an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, is one step closer to becoming a judge for the U.S. District Court in Kansas. Teeter, nominated by President Trump, now has gained approval from the Senate Judiciary Comm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Kris Kobach held in contempt of court for disobeying federal judge"s orders

AP Photo/John Hanna Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was hel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks Will Close Stores for a Day for Racial-Bias Training after Arrests

"Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that requires dedication from every level of our company and partnerships in our local communities.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

NIC moves a step closer to $182M contract with USDA

A judgment by a federal appeals court should allow NIC Inc. to move forward with its $182 million contract for Recreation.gov......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

UCF moves one step closer to taking over Sanford Burnham facility in Lake Nona

Next week, two local governments and one area company will take the next step toward letting the University of Central Florida take over the 175,000-square-foot Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute's building at Lake Nona. A memoran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2018

Harley-Davidson still to close Kansas City plant despite Missouri delegation plea

Missouri's congressional delegation reminds Harley-Davidson of the millions of dollars in incentives state and local taxpayers gave t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 19th, 2018

Marvell-Cavium Deal Set to Close as HSR Waiting Time Expires

Marvell Technology (MRVL) moves a step c.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 30th, 2018

Hogan makes proposal to protect Marylanders affected by federal tax law

On the heels of a report showing Marylanders could have to pay close to $400 million more in state and local taxes as a result of last year's federal tax overhaul, Gov. Larry Hogan announced proposed changes to mitigate the impact. Comptroller Peter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2018

The Latest: US government shutdown prompts state to step in

The Latest on the impact of the federal government shutdown (all times local): 5 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 21st, 2018

Trump nominates Jill Otake to U.S. District Court seat in Hawaii

President Donald Trump has nominated federal prosecutor Jill Otake to a seat on the U.S. District Court in Hawaii. Otake, who currently serves as an assistant U.S. attorney, was one of three candidates recommended to replace outgoing Chief Judge Susan Ok.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2017

Jerome Powell moves one step closer to becoming next Fed chairman

The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday voted to advance the nomination of Jerome Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: moneyDec 5th, 2017

Stocks close at records on tax cut hopes

U.S. benchmark stock indexes all rose on Friday to close at record levels after the Senate adopted a federal budget for next year, a key step on the road to tax cuts. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 164 points to 23326, and was up 2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump"s Tax Returns

If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against Trump, the next step would give them access to some of his financial documents, perhaps includ.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 18th, 2017

The Court Challenge Begins: Is Trump Taking Unconstitutional Emoluments?

On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear arguments in a case that asks: Is President Trump taking the kind of benefits banned by the Constitution? Step 1 is deciding whether plaintiffs have standing......»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 17th, 2017

"My watch is off": Top banker used code to make $8 million in illicit profit

A group of HSBC Holdings Plc currency traders in London and New York feverishly jumped ahead of a $3.5 billion client order after they were tipped off using the code words "my watch is off," a U.S. prosecutor told a federal judge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 6th, 2017

"My watch is off": Top banker used code to make $8 million in illicit profit

A group of HSBC Holdings Plc currency traders in London and New York feverishly jumped ahead of a $3.5 billion client order after they were tipped off using the code words "my watch is off," a U.S. prosecutor told a federal judge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 6th, 2017

JoCo businessman faces $4M judgement for selling phony loan portfolios

A Johnson County businessman owed the government $4 million as a result of accusations that he sold fake payday loan portfolios. A federal judge awarded the Federal Trade Commission the judgement against Joel Tucker, The Kansas City Star reports. The F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2017

Sprint to open stores in hundreds of former RadioShacks, including 9 in Colorado

Sprint Corp. says it is opening five retail stores in former RadioShack locations across metro Denver, adding 35 local jobs as part of a larger national push to step into the best sites of its former retail partner. The Overland Park, Kansas-based.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2017

KC Streetcar Authority moves forward with study of extension

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority Inc. is moving forward with researching a potential southern extension, an important step in gaining needed funding for the project. A team led by HDR Engineering will study the best approach for continuing the lin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2017

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station's broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 7th, 2017

Church embezzler answers to earthly higher power, gets a year in prison

A man who pleaded guilty in February to stealing more than $86,000 from two local churches and evading taxes will spend the next year and a day in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas City reported Thursday that David Townley wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2017