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Bush urges Congress to pass energy bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- President Bush urged the Senate Thursday to pass his energy bill so the nation would not be dependent on foreign oil as it wages a global fight against terroris
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Bush: $24M in terrorist money frozen

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) --

G7 unity on terrorists, but no econ answer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Finance officials from the world's richest nations agreed to continue cooperating closely to choke the source of terrorist funding late Saturday, but they faile
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

G7 unity on terrorists, but no econ answer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Finance officials from the world's richest nations agreed to continue cooperating closely to choke the source of terrorist funding late Saturday, but they faile
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Dow, Nasdaq spin back up

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Dow and Nasdaq indexes ended up Friday, after staging a quick comeback from a downward slide that was sparked by bellwether tech warnings and a weak employm

Bush urges $60 billion tax cut

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday urged Congress to approve $60 billion in additional tax cuts for Americans and businesses in an effort to shore up the floundering econ
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Crisis unites G7, but no econ answer seen

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Choking the financial source of terrorists will be on the top of the agenda when finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's richest nations g
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Bush urges Congress to cut taxes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) --

Unemployment figures steady

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Labor Department on Friday reported that the unemployment rate in September remained unchanged at 4.9 percent, but reflected the largest decline in jobs in
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Stocks pressured by Sun's outlook

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were lower in moderate trading at midday Friday, knocked down by the latest unemployment

Unemployment numbers steady

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- By KATHY GAMBRELL, UPI Washington Reporter

Bush expands displaced worker benefits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- President Bush on Thursday proposed extending by 13 weeks unemployment compensation for the nation's displaced employees in the states hardest hit by job losses
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Washington Agenda - Federal Agencies

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NY Yankees 2, Chi. White Sox 1

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina prepped for the postseason with seven solid innings Wednesday night as the New York Yankees clinched home-field advantage in the first round of the

Congress considers revamp of finance laws

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Describing currency as having the potential to be "as lethal as a bullet," Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill Wednesday joined several law enforcement and federal
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Senate mulls stimulus options

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O?Neill told Congress Wednesday that President Bush wants a stimulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion to avert a severe recession triggered by last month?s terrorist attacks.
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Congress examines money laundering

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Describing currency as having the potential to be "as lethal as a bullet," Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill Wednesday joined several law enforcement and federal authorities in asking a House committee to pass stronger anti-money laundering laws.

US defense chief in Gulf; troops deployed

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Senate sees need for economic stimulus

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) --

Bush reassures Wall Street executives

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- President Bush on Wednesday reassured national business leaders that the government would do everything it could to get the economy growing again in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

O'Neill asks for $75B stimulus

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told Congress Wednesday that President Bush wants a stimulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion to avert a severe recession triggered by last month?s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington
CHRIS H. SIEROTY

O'Neill asks for $75B stimulus

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said Wednesday that President Bush wants a stiumulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion.

Terrorism blows Turkey economy off track

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Unlike Argentina, which continues to be plagued by the possibility of defaulting on its debts, Turkey has managed to get back slowly on its feet following a round of financial assistance from the international community earlier this year.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
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