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Iran’s central bank claims billions from German stock exchange

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: German stock market operator Deutsche Boerse said Thursday that Iran’s central bank had levelled claims for billions of dollars against its Luxembourg subsidiary Clearstream, which blocked the funds after the US accused Tehran of funding terrorism.The central ...

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With Billions at Stake in Tax Debate, Lobbyists Played Hardball

Advertisement WASHINGTON — As the largest tax rewrite in decades powered through Congress, lobbyists found themselves sprinting to keep up and find ways to persuade, influence or cajole the small group of lawmakers empowered to tweak language in the final ...

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Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

Step aside, Rockefeller. Move over, Carnegie. Out of the way, Ford. For the better part of a century, a few Gilded Age names dominated the ranks of big philanthropy. No longer. In a matter of years, a new crop of ...

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Amazon offered billions in tax breaks for second US headquarters

SAN FRANCISO: US cities are offering Amazon.com Inc. at least as much as $ 7 billion (SR26.25 billion) in tax breaks ahead of a Thursday deadline as they compete to house its second headquarters.The world’s largest online retailer has won ...

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George Soros Transfers Billions to Open Society Foundations

George Soros, the billionaire hedge fund manager and Democratic political donor, has given the bulk of his wealth to the Open Society Foundations, the philanthropy he founded to promote democracy and human rights around the world, foundation officials said Tuesday. ...

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Homeowners (and Taxpayers) Face Billions in Losses From Harvey Flooding

Hurricane Harvey may inflict as much as $ 30 billion in damages on homeowners, according to preliminary estimates. But only 40 percent of that total may be covered by insurance — and of that, the federal government will bear the ...

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