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Bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas City, who remained in office for three years after he was convicted in 2012 of shielding a priest who took pornographic pictures of girls, has resigned, the Vatican said on Tuesday.

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became Egypt's first freely elected president.

CAIRO - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi will stand in a court cage on Tuesday as a judge announces his fate nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president.

BAGUIO CITY -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a deal allowing the exploration and development of petroleum resources within the Tañon Strait, a narrow passage of water situated between the islands of Negros and Cebu.

For an all-inclusive peace process, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation had advised Philippine lawmakers to include or consult the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and other stakeholders regarding the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr said Tuesday.

A party-list lawmaker wants the 2016 elections to be conducted via a mix of manual voting and automated canvassing, following the Supreme Court's ruling voiding the Commission on Elections' contract for the diagnostics and repair of the vote-counting machines used in previous polls.

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS: It’s Okay to be Clueless (but time is running out)

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a tax amnesty program for Americans who live and work abroad. On June 18, the agency said that people who come forward and settle their US tax bills now will be liable for back taxes and interest — but will not be charged any penalties. Previously, [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes. But there is a catch: You have to be able to show that you didn’t evade U.S. taxes on purpose. American citizens living abroad are required to file [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: U.S. Taxpayers Residing Outside the United States

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The following streamlined procedures are referred to as the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures. Eligibility for the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures In addition to having to meet the general eligibility criteria described above, individual U.S. taxpayers, or estates of individual U.S. taxpayers, seeking to use the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures described in this section must:  (1) [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    Purpose of the streamlined procedures:  The streamlined filing compliance procedures described below are available to taxpayers certifying that their failure to report foreign financial assets and pay all tax due in respect of those assets did not result from willful conduct on their part.  The streamlined procedures are designed to provide to taxpayers in such [&hellip...