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Hamas backs Sunni rule in Yemen, once again risking Iran ties
After two years of disconnect with Iran following Hamas support for Syrian rebels, Gaza's rulers once again face off against Islamic Republic by backing Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.
MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - March 29  Reuters
As sectarian chaos spreads, Obama's Middle East policy buckles  Washington Post
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Company store turned bed and breakfast: Appalachia mines for tourists
Appalachian communities that owe their existence to coal are turning to tourism to replace traditional jobs and revenues. But some argue natural beauty and mountain character are at odds with the area's history of environmental degradation and poverty.
Mining for tourists? Components of Appalachia look to past for tourism ...  Chicago Daily News
Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia  Winston-Salem Journal
How to Check Your Federal IRS Tax Refund Status
April 15th may be a few weeks away, but I'm guessing some of you have already filed your tax return. We, as a matter of fact, just finished our tax return last week.
Action Line Tax Days here to help during the end of tax season  KHON2
Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
Officials representing Greece and its lenders on Saturday began discussing the reform proposals put forward by Athens in order to secure further bailout funding but the prospect of a Eurogroup meeting being called in the next few days to approve such a ...
Fitch downgrades Greece  DAWN.com
Fitch Cuts Greek Credit Ratings, Citing Lack of Market Access and Tight ...  Wall Street Journal
Fed's Janet Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack on Rate Increases
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen laid out a road map for what happens after the U.S. central bank lifts short-term interest rates later this year.
Fed chair Yellen wants to take the measured- stable approach  Benchmark Reporter
This week on Wall Street: US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate  STLtoday.com
UPDATE 2-ABN Amro IPO back in sight after executives concede on pay
... * Managers agree to give up 100,000 euro raises. * Government says IPO can proceed after debate. * IPO would be largest ever in Netherlands (Updates after FM Dijsselbloem reaction, IPO progress possible).
ABN Amro Executives Renounce Pay Rises  Wall Street Journal
ABN Amro top executives return a pay increase following criticism from lawmakers  American Register
Mayor of Seattle Prohibits Employees to Travel to Indiana
Seattle, Washington's mayor announced that he was prohibiting any municipal employees from traveling using city funds to Indiana, as more backlash spread over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act signed into law last week by the Indiana governor.
Seattle Mayor stops city funds for employees travelling to Indiana  The Next Digit
Seattle mayor bans city's employees from traveling to Indiana for work ...  Daily Mail
Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer.
DESPITE HIGHEST GAS COSTS, NORTHEAST RESISTS MORE PIPELINES  Dispatch Times
Pipelines pinched: Despite highest expenses in US, Northeast resists organic ...  New York Recorder
Heinz to acquire Kraft Foods Group and create 3rd biggest food company in ...
When a known local company makes a huge acquisition, as the parent of H.J. Heinz did in announcing its intention to buy rival Kraft Foods Group, it should be nothing but good news in its hometown.
Steelers: So What's the Deal with Heinz Field?  Still Curtain
Is Mondelez the next takeover target?  Crain's Chicago Business
Regulating payday loans is tougher than it sounds
This week, President Obama was in Birmingham, and had some words about payday loan places. This industry seems to be under attack, so why don't they just reduce their rates to more reasonable levels?
Obama's Weekly Address: Protecting Working Americans' Paychecks  Voice of America
Short-term loans are just not worth it  Worcester Telegram