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Internet sales taxes divide Supreme Court justices (access required)

U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they are divided about whether to let states start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to their customers. Hearing arguments in Washington on Tuesday in a ...

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HBO to offer online-only service in U.S.

(Bloomberg) HBO plans to offer a long-awaited online service in the U.S. next year, letting viewers without a cable or satellite-TV subscription tune into “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire.” Richard Plepler, chief executive officer of the HBO division, announced ...

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Maryland appeals ruling on ballot tool

(AP) The state of Maryland is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the state must implement an online ballot-marking tool to enable blind residents to vote privately and independently. Attorneys for the state filed notice Monday they are appealing in ...

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Man indicted on charges he ran seniors’ romance scam

(AP) A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them. The 11-count indictment charges 32-year-old Krist Koranteng, who has ...

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