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British Bank To Settle With U.S. Regulators

Standard Chartered says it expects to pay around $330 million to the U.S. to settle a case with regulators who accuse the bank of failing to comply with sanctions against Iran. Standard Chartered has already paid out $340 million to the state of New York on the same claims.
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Trump Bans Glenfiddich Whiskey At His Resorts

Michael Forbes lives next to Donald Trump's new golf course in Scotland. He has refused to sell his property to Trump, and what's ensued has been a war of words. The latest flare up involves an award given by the Scottish whiskey company that makes Glenfiddich.
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Obama, Business Roundtable Disagree Over Taxes

President Obama is lobbying the CEOs of the nation's largest companies to support him as he tries to reach a budget deal with Republican lawmakers. The president met Wednesday with members of the Business Roundtable. The group urges the extension of Bush-era tax cuts for everyone, including the wealthy.
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Citigroup To Cut 11,000 Jobs

Banks have been under increasing pressure to cut costs and eliminate redundancies. The cuts will eliminate about 4 percent of Citi's workforce.
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U.S. Becomes Less Dependent On Foreign Oil

The Department of Energy projects domestic oil production in the U.S. will grow faster than consumption in coming years. That means the country needs to import much less oil in the future.

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