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More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

2 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If...
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More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

2 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If...
Read more ...

Fingerprints and finances: next Wells Fargo CEO will be under regulatory microscope

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

From submitting their fingerprints to giving up their tax records, Wells Fargo & Co's next chief executive will go through a vetting process that could rival that of top U.S...
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Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation's sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing...
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Australia government says it won't break election tax pledge

4 hours ago   |   ABC News

Australia's newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won't be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer...
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NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

ALBANY, N.Y. - Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill...
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H&R Block figures out what happened to peoples' tax cuts last year

H&R Block figures out what happened to peoples' tax cuts last year

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

H&R Block has figured out what happened to peoples' tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9 percent. Wow, that's great! But how come people...
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Pac-12 Conference has revenue decrease for 2017-18 school year

9 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Pac-12 suffered a dip in total revenue during the 2017-18 school year and continued to lag behind other major conferences in monies distributed to member universities...
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Charity Won't Solve Student Debt

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Morehouse College class of 2019 will walk into adult life unburdened by student debt. What about everyone else?
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Bid to rework Louisiana property tax break falls short

12 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

An industry-backed effort to lessen local government decision-making authority over a lucrative Louisiana property tax program for manufacturers failed to win House support...
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Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

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Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety...

Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety concerns in Azerbaijan

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The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

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NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

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More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Durham police were investigating a homicide after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Tuesday morning. Read more ...

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

BERLIN - The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to... Read more ...