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Brace for a market dip when Trump's tax reform plan finally lands

A 15% top rate for corporations and pass throughs would be drastically lower than today's rates and lower than the top rate for ordinary wage income called for under the House Republicans' tax reform ...

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New Orleans Begins Removal of Controversial Confederate Monuments

New Orleans Begins Removal of Controversial Confederate Monuments

Pieces of the monument were put on a truck and hauled away. "It only represents a four-year period in our 1000-year march to where we are today", Landrieu said when asked about the historical signif...

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Ann Coulter's Berkeley Speech: Lawyers Blast College for Rescheduling During Finals

Coulter said in an email to The Washington Post on Wednesday that she believes that her April 27 speech had "been unconstitutionally banned" by the "public, taxpayer-supported UC-Berkeley". She ad...

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Earnings at the Forefront For Illinois Tool Works Inc

Earnings at the Forefront For Illinois Tool Works Inc

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 88,178 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $10,567,000 after buying an additional 2,198 shares during the last quarter. This represents a ...

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Mexico plans immediate action on United States imports after WTO tuna ruling

Mexico plans immediate action on United States imports after WTO tuna ruling

Now Trump has upset Canada and suffered a trade defeat from Mexico. The long-running tuna trade feud between the North American neighbours centres on the controversial "dolphin safe" label. 25 de ab...

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Former Trump aide Michael Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

The committee leadership also said that there was "no evidence" that General Flynn had complied with the law before accepting payments from Russian Federation for a 2015 speech. Some Democrats belie...

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Mega Millions Ticket Price Going Up, Odds of Winning Going Down

Mega Millions Ticket Price Going Up, Odds of Winning Going Down

The Mega Millions is played in 44 states, including Missouri, Arkansas, and Washington, D.C. According to a memo written by New York Gaming Commission general counsel Edmund Burns, the rules will ch...

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Arkansas Becomes First US State to Carry Out Double Execution Since 2000

Though Judge Kristine G. Baker did issue a temporary stay, she ultimately directed Williams' claim. His attorneys claimed that it took prison officials 45 minutes to place an intravenous line into his...

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Illinois House Approves Public Funding of Abortions

Illinois House Approves Public Funding of Abortions

Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing it be overturned. As a candidate in 2014, he supported expanding abortion access. The measure is sponsored by Chicago Democratic state Rep. The Illinois legis...

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Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

Rep. Smith goes on to say that during his Farm Bill listening sessions last week, Third District producers made it clear they wanted to see Secretary Perdue confirmed as soon as possible. The current ...

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First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday afternoon/evening

First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday afternoon/evening

Flash flooding along with damaging winds and a few pockets of rotation will be possible. Parts of Mid-Missouri is under a slight risk for severe weather with isolated large hail, damaging winds, and t...

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Voters grade President Trump as he nears 100 days in office

President Donald Trump has instructed advisers to drastically cut the corporate tax rate even though doing so will expand the deficit and grow the national debt, sticking to one of his campaign pledge...

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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

However, the statement also said that the teen suffered from "severe emotional trauma" and is now getting treated by mental health experts. They were found more than 2,000 miles away from home in a ca...

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Why the release of new Prince music has been blocked

Former President Barack Obama notably said that 'nobody's spirit was stronger, bolder or more creative'. Fans who can't afford those high-priced tickets can head to a street party outside First Aven...

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Founders to Open $4 Million Detroit Brewery and Taproom

Founders to Open $4 Million Detroit Brewery and Taproom

Detroit has provided Founders with some of its strongest support throughout the years, so a southeast MI taproom made sense, said Mark Dorich, a Detroit native and VP of retail operations, Founde...

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Cleveland Browns' franchise quarterback quest may take them to NFL draft

Tune in to the 2017 NFL Draft , live on April 28, from 1am on Sky Sports 2. Miami's Brad Kaaya , Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes II , and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer . The 49ers may instead want the ...

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Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

But conservative reporters who participated late Monday in a sit-down with Trump said the president seemed willing to sign a spending bill that would exclude explicit funding for a border wall. "Trump...

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Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe

Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe

Yates' testimony has been a subject of intrigue ever since Donald Trump fired her in January when she refused legally defend the president's travel ban executive orders in court. Lindsey Graham (R-S...

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State audit finds UC president's office has $175M in reserve

State audit finds UC president's office has $175M in reserve

Napolitano denies the audit's claim. For example, 10 UC execs made $3.7 million in combined salaries in 2015-16, about 19 percent more than their "highest-paid state employee counterparts". "In fact, ...

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Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

Former President Barack Obama returned to the spotlight on Monday, moderating a civic engagement panel featuring Chicago-area high school and college students and young leaders. "He expressed his c...

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James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

Although widely anticipated, the landslide victory of the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Indiana Pacers still left a bitter taste in the mouth of Paul George who earlier had impressive performances ag...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire by the end of 2017 season

Earnhardt Jr . made his first career Cup Series start on May 30, 1999, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired, who will be the next speedster to make headlines in the NASCAR ...

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Trump issues reforms to H-1B visa system

The order addresses the Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security and State Department to "take prompt action to crack down on fraud and abuse" within the USA immigra...

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Government shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

In comments later confirmed by a White House official, Trump told a group of conservative journalists during a private meeting Monday that he could wait until September to reconsider funding for const...

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Water Denied to Wisconsin Inmate for 1 Week Led to Dehydration Death

Water Denied to Wisconsin Inmate for 1 Week Led to Dehydration Death

Prosecutors began releasing details of Thomas' incarceration on April 24 during an inquest into the mentally-ill inmate's death, notes the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . "Nothing like this should e...

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Gun rights group begins challenge of new California laws

A firearms advocacy group has gone to court to challenge the constitutionality of California's new assault weapons ban, as well as other major gun control laws passed past year by the Democratic-contr...

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Is Trump Delaying Border Wall Funding?

Is Trump Delaying Border Wall Funding?

Trump told a gathering of conservative media reporters that he might be willing to wait until September for the funding. Trump backing down from wall demand? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConne...

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Russian hackers `targeted Macron campaign`

Russian hackers `targeted Macron campaign`

He confirmed a report by cybersecurity firm Trend Micro that listed 160 attempts at electronic espionage by a prolific hacking group it calls Pawn Storm , also known as Fancy Bear, which us spy a...

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Has the USA started a lumber trade war with Canada?

Has the USA started a lumber trade war with Canada?

Later in the week the president called Canada a "disgrace" for it's policies that hurt American farmers, while speaking in the Oval Office. "We're going to be putting a 20 percent tax on softwood lu...

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Government shutdown, health bill at stake in Congress

And now Trump's signature promise to build "a big, handsome wall" on the Mexican border is in trouble, too. On Tuesday, however, Trump tweeted that he has not changed his position on getting the w...

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