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  • Kenneth Ireland: Learning To Live On The Outside, Fighting The Fears That Linger

    Kenneth Ireland: Learning To Live On The Outside, Fighting The Fears That Linger
    It was a man Kenneth Ireland had not seen in decades. There he was, unrecognizable, staring back at him in a mirror in a New Haven restaurant where Ireland's lawyers had taken him for a steak dinner on the day he was released from prison after serving...
  • Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe

    Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe
    In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world. Aon...
  • If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure

    If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure
    The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield. Next stop? Could be Bern, Switzerland. A group of...
  • Facebook plans to provide mobile payment services: FT

    Facebook plans to provide mobile payment services: FT
    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing several people involved in the process. The company is close to...
  • Investors support deals spree, happy to see U.S. companies buy growth

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - After years of responding to shareholder calls for stock buybacks and dividends, major American companies are hearing a different demand from investors: buy growth. In a low-growth economy in which earnings gains have trailed a run-...
  • 'Great Stretch' to secure Greek debt return

    PARIS (Reuters) - Call it the Great Stretch. Two years ago, Greece's debt crisis almost brought the euro zone crashing down. Now European partners are preparing to ease Athens' debt burden without writing off their loans but by stretching them out...
  • Reader of the Week: Samantha Neugebauer

    Reader of the Week: Samantha Neugebauer
    Who am I Samantha Neugebauer from Philadelphia. One unique thing about me I first fell in love with books after I read all of my mom's Maeve Binchy novels. Despite never having been to Ireland nor having studied anything formally about the country,...
  • Is Rory McIlroy on course to be dominant?

    AUGUSTA, Ga. One of these decades, the golf world isn't going to have Tiger Woods anymore. Not just for a couple of months or so while he recovers from some physical setback, but forever. And whether you're a hater or an apologist or something in between,...
  • Blue Shamrock seeks to reverse golf fortune in Palmerton

    Blue Shamrock seeks to reverse golf fortune in Palmerton
    On a golf trip to Ireland last year, Tim Nagle left his putter (with its shamrock-shaped cover) sitting on a blue bench next to a pint of Guinness. Nagle would revisit that moment as he set about naming his new venture. Blue Shamrock Golf Club opened...
  • Euro zone house prices dip at end of 2013 despite recovery

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - House prices fell in the euro zone at the end of the last year despite an acceleration in the region's economic recovery, hurt by falling prices in Spain and Italy, data showed on Thursday. Euro zone residential property values...
  • Wrongly Convicted Deserve Better From State

    The criminal justice system in Connecticut stole half of Kenneth Ireland's life. The least the state should do is compensate him for his searing loss of freedom in a timely manner. But Mr. Ireland and others like him who have been wrongly convicted...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...