Taiwan’s highest court rules for mother who sues her son for financial support

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s highest court ruled Tuesday in favor of a Taiwanese woman who sued her son for financial support on the grounds that she had signed an agreement with her son ...

The Latest: Trump-signed tax bill scraps alimony deduction

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on what the tax overhaul means for alimony payments (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Congress' giant tax overhaul is poised to reach virtual...

Taxes and exes: How tax plan could alter alimony

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress' giant tax overhaul is poised to reach virtually every corner of American life — even Splitsville. Republicans delivered their sweeping plan Wednesday to an ...

Then and now: Why 1986 tax bill was everything 2017's isn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — They don't do tax reform like they used to. The legislation that House and Senate Republicans have embraced has revived memories of Congress' most recent major tax ...

Billionaire Berlusconi is spared big-bucks alimony to his ex

ROME (AP) — A Milan court has ruled that billionaire media magnate and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi no longer must pay 1.4 million euros ($1.65 million) a month in alimony. ...

The Latest: GOP plan to cut alimony deduction gets House OK

The Latest on a House Republican plan to eliminate the tax deduction for alimony (all times local): 2:20 p.m. A proposal to eliminate the tax deduction for alimony ...

Divorcees warily eye GOP plan to cut alimony tax deduction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For over a decade, Charles Crenshaw has been paying his ex-wife tens of thousands of dollars annually in alimony. The now-retired engineer is hoping to renegotiate the agreement...

Spy, temptress, victim? Mata Hari still eludes definition

LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands (AP) — A century ago on Sunday, an exotic dancer named Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad, condemned as a sultry Dutch double agent who supposedly caused the death...

Poland's pro-democracy movement ousts leader, elects new one

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's popular pro-democracy movement has elected a new leader amid signs of waning and controversies surrounding the finances of its previous chairman. A wee...

Can't decide what to do with your tax refund? Split it

For many people, getting a tax refund is like getting a handful of sand: It's virtually impossible to hang on to much of it. But it doesn't have to be that way. You can have the IRS ...

For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million families — including a majority of single-parent ho...

Israeli court punishes American for son's divorce refusal

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a first ruling of its kind, Israeli rabbinical authorities have seized the passport of an American businessman and barred him from leaving the country for more than a year — claimi...

Palestinian lawyer fights for women, one divorce at a time

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a divorce court where a man's testimony is worth twice a woman's, victory for lawyer Reema Shamasneh is rare and often bittersweet. On this morning, a y...

Palestinian lawyer fights for women, one divorce at a time

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a divorce court where a man's testimony is worth twice a woman's, victory for lawyer Reema Shamasneh is rare and often bittersweet. On this morning in M...

Palestinian lawyer fights for women, one divorce at a time

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a divorce court where a man's testimony is worth twice a woman's, victory for lawyer Reema Shamasneh is rare and often bittersweet. On this morning, a y...