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Whitefish debacle points to dubious dealings

By Bianca De | For The Pitt News November 14, 2017

As a small-town business owner, what do you do when a local Facebook friend suddenly becomes Secretary of the Interior? If you happen to live in Whitefish, Montana, you simply wait for the next natural...

New published reports are showing how some corporations, like Apple, lowered their tax bills. (Dreamstime)

Editorial: Paradise Papers demand transparent tax reform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 8, 2017

What do Nike, George Soros, Facebook, Queen Elizabeth II, Apple, Bono and the Kremlin have in common? Their allegedly evasive financial maneuvers were exposed Nov. 5 in a massive project called the...

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a meeting of the Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs in Washington, DC in 2009. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

No mercy for Menendez

By Ben Sheppard | For The Pitt News September 24, 2017

The last time the U.S. Senate had to expel a member, the country was tearing itself apart in the Civil War. With a country that feels almost as divided today, 2017 may see another Senate expulsion —...

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