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January 17, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable," according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Here are the report's key recommendations for addressing the...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:49 am
PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime. Bruno Le Maire said in a sweeping economic speech Monday that he has ordered a former central bank chief to draft...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, in Morristown, N.J. Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his campaign promises, overhauling the country’s tax code, changing the country’s posture abroad and upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch. But while he's fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, in Morristown, N.J. Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his campaign promises, overhauling the country’s tax code, changing the country’s posture abroad and upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 13, 2018 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch. But while he's fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...
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January 12, 2018 - 5:29 pm
___ Bank execs sing praises of new tax law as windfall looms NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the nation's biggest banks — JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo — are indicating they expect to see significant future benefits from the recently enacted GOP tax bill, through both lower taxes and increased business...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, a worker stacks merchandise outside a Walmart in Salem, N.H. Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The retailer said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, changes to its compensation and benefits policy will impact more than a million hourly workers in the U.S., with the wage increase effective next month. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
January 12, 2018 - 12:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For some Walmart employees, the day brought news of a pay raise. Others learned they were out of a job. Walmart said Thursday that it is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses. The announcement came as the company also confirmed it is closing dozens of...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Laila Ummelaila, a personal shopper at the Walmart store in Old Bridge, N.J., pushes a cart with bins as she shops for online shoppers. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Walmart announced it is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 11, 2018 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing 10 percent of its Sam's Club warehouse stores — a move that a union-backed group estimated could cost thousands of jobs — on the same day the company announced that it was boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, a pair of American Airlines jets are parked on the airport apron at Miami International Airport in Miami. Dozens of companies have announced they are giving their employees bonuses, following the passage of the Republican tax plan that President Donald Trump signed into law in December. American Airlines is handing out $1,000 bonuses to its employees. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
January 10, 2018 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines is handing out $1,000 bonuses to its employees. So are AT&T, Bank of America and Nationwide Insurance. The same for Comcast, JetBlue Airways and US Bancorp. Such announcements , coming from dozens of companies, have followed the passage of the Republican tax...
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Metalworkers demonstrate in Schweinfurt, southern Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Germany’s largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced work hours for its 3.9 million members with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy’s steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. (Timm Schamberger/dpa via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank predicts that the global economy will grow 3.1 percent this year, which would be its best showing in seven years. The United States, the world's largest economy, is expected to receive a boost from the $1.5 trillion tax cut package Congress approved last month. The...
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In this photo taken on Dec. 23, 2017, Real Madrid's Luka Modric sits on the pitch after falling during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid on Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018, accused of defrauding tax authorities of 870,728 euros (about 1 million dollars) in 2013 and 2014. Local newspaper El Mundo said Modric has already paid nearly 1 million (1.2 million dollars) to tax authorities to try to reach a settlement. (AP Photo/Paul White)
January 09, 2018 - 9:03 am
MADRID (AP) — Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid. Officials said Tuesday Modric was in court for about 10 minutes along with his wife and lawyer. The player's wife, Vadja, is also being accused of tax irregularities. Spanish prosecutors have accused...
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