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Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:48 AM PDT

Trump Tax Reform Plan Cuts Personal and Corporate Rates

Trump Tax Reform Plan Cuts Personal and Corporate Rates

A tax reform plan outlined by the Trump administration two days before the president's 100th day in office proposes deep cuts to personal income tax as well as corporate taxes. The plan also repeals the...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:12 AM PDT

1,000 Detained in Turkey for Alleged Ties to US-Based Cleric

1,000 Detained in Turkey for Alleged Ties to US-Based Cleric

Turkish police launched simultaneous operations across the country on Wednesday, detaining more than 1,000 people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Warrants were issued for the detention...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:04 AM PDT

Mexico Can Slap Trade Sanctions on US: Word Trade Org.

Mexico Can Slap Trade Sanctions on US: Word Trade Org.

Mexico's tuna industry has been harmed by U.S. "dolphin-safe" labeling rules, the World Trade Organization ruled Tuesday, saying the country can seek retaliatory measures worth hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Conservatives Back Revised Health Bill, GOP Moderates Balk

Conservatives Back Revised Health Bill, GOP Moderates Balk

The moribund Republican health care bill received a jolt of life Wednesday when the conservative House Freedom Caucus endorsed a revised version of the measure. But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 08:24 AM PDT

US Colleges Confront a New Era of Sometimes-Violent Protest

US Colleges Confront a New Era of Sometimes-Violent Protest

Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 07:54 AM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants funds seized from El Chapo, and other drug lords, to pay for the border wall. On Tuesday, Cruz introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 08:00 AM PDT

France Says Analysis Shows Syrian Regime Behind Sarin Attack

France Says Analysis Shows Syrian Regime Behind Sarin Attack

France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:13 PM PDT

Key Things to Know As Trump Tries to Change Tax Policy

Key Things to Know As Trump Tries to Change Tax Policy

President Donald Trump plans to release a broad outline of his tax plan Wednesday, three days ahead of his 100th day in office. Trump has suggested his plan will include "maybe the biggest tax cut we've ever...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 05:08 AM PDT

All in the Family: Trump's Potent Mix of Blood, Business

All in the Family: Trump's Potent Mix of Blood, Business

Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Even Donald Trump's 5-year-old...

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Trump Tax Plan Slashes Individual and Corporate Rates

Trump Tax Plan Slashes Individual and Corporate Rates

Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will...

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