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April 18, 2018 - 1:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo provided by the Office of the Governor, Hawaii, Hawaii Gov. David Ige, left, flies over the flood-damaged areas of the island of Kauai. Heavy rains on Kauai let up on Monday, which helped emergency workers better rescue people stranded by flooding on the island. Ige were in a helicopter Monday assessing the damage and rescue needs on the island. (Courtesy of Hawaii Governor's Office via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 10:56 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers. The U.S. Army, National Guard, and the county airlifted more than 220 people Monday and are going...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — The White House says President Trump has filed an extension for his 2017 tax returns, like "many Americans with complex returns." White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump will file his tax return by the extension deadline of October 15, 2018. Trump has...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 17, 2018 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on arguments in a Supreme Court case about businesses' collection of sales tax on purchases made on the internet: 11:30 a.m. Some Supreme Court justices are sounding concerned about doing away with a rule that has meant consumers don't get charged sales tax on some...
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FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Tuesday, April 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in March. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 17, 2018 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders broke ground on more apartment buildings last month, pushing up overall home construction 1.9 percent. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts rose in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million, driven by a big 16 percent gain in...
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President Donald Trump, left, holds the chair for Irina Vilarino, right, owner, Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine, as they take their seats at an event to promote Trump's tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 16, 2018 - 2:07 pm
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday the Republican tax law and his push to slash regulations are driving one of the "greatest booms" to the U.S. economy and helping Hispanic workers. Trump praised the strength of the economy at a business round-table in a predominantly Latino...
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President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his $1.5 trillion tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018, as Irina Vilarino, owner of Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine listens. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 16, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is promoting the Republican tax law in Hialeah, Florida, highlighting improvements in Hispanic unemployment rates in the predominantly Latino Miami suburb. Speaking a day before the personal...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Internal Revenue Service Acting Commissioner David Kautter testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal. Kautter says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Kautter told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, April 12, that the new law “will require extensive work” by the IRS. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the IRS says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told Congress Thursday that...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:37 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A public employee pension crisis for state governments has deepened to a record level even after nearly nine years of economic recovery for the nation, according to a study released Thursday, leaving many states especially vulnerable if the economy hits a downturn. The...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, Gianni Infantino gestures during a press conference at the Acropolis Convention Centre in Nice, southeastern France. FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to team up with American, Chinese and Saudi Arabian interests to launch an expanded 24-team Club World Cup, played every four years starting in 2021, and a two-yearly global competition for national teams. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, FILE)
April 11, 2018 - 5:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is planning to team up with Saudi Arabian, Chinese and American investors in a $25 billion, 12-year deal that could add two major international tournaments to an already crowded soccer calendar. With preparations for this year's World Cup in Russia reaching a climax, FIFA...
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