WASHINGTON — Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the U.S. Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now. A ...Read More »
The nation’s primary maker of accounting rules is changing the way companies calculate revenue – a potentially massive transition creating more work and expense for reporting firms. The Financial Accounting Standards Board, a Norwalk, Conn.-based nonprofit that sets U.S. accounting ...
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Monroe County reports of domestic violence are above state rates, with rates in the city of Rochester nearly 2.5 times the statewide rate, according to a report issued Wednesday by Alternatives for Battered Women and Rochester/Monroe County Domestic Violence Consortium. ...
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State taxpayer rights advocate Margaret Neri is cautioning New Yorkers to beware of scam artists seeking personal information to “confirm” taxpayers are eligible for a tax rebate. “Tax scammers will take advantage of any opportunity to solicit information — including ...
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WASHINGTON — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. President Barack Obama ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through ...Read More »