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Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By JOSEPH PISANI and ALEXANDRA OLSON NEW YORK - Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city...
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Kamala Harris has costly plans for the country

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

She's progressive, she's smart, she's tough and it's a good thing that Sen. Kamala Harris right now seems to be standing in the front of a line of 32 Democrats who want to run...
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Nassau, Suffolk sales tax revenue grew in 2018

3 days ago   |   Newsday

Sales tax revenues in both Suffolk and Nassau last year exceeded county budgets by millions of dollars, reflecting a strong Long Island economy, officials reported Wednesday.
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The Latest: Guaido names alternate board for Venezuela oil

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

CARACAS, Venezuela - The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela : 3:55 p.m. Venezuela's self-declared President Juan Guaido says that the congress has appointed executives...
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U.S. posts another budget deficit as tax revenues sag

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

The U.S. federal government ran a $14 billion budget deficit in December as revenues sagged following last year's tax cuts even as the economy appeared strong, Treasury...
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City Councilor Michelle Wu calls for corporate tax break transparency

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Under current city law, private organizations who receive tax breaks aren't required to disclose whether or not they've fulfilled the commitments required by in their agreement...
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White House says Trump raised abortion, fracking in meeting with Cuomo

White House says Trump raised abortion, fracking in meeting with Cuomo

4 days ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump floated the idea of opening up New York to fracking and expressed dismay at New York's enactment of a less-restrictive abortion law during a meeting with...
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McConnell to call Senate vote on Democrats' Green New Deal

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a sweeping plan by Democrats to combat climate change and create thousands...
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Labor unions fear Democrats' Green New Deal poses job threat

4 days ago   |   Reuters

Labor unions say they are withholding support for a Green New Deal unveiled by Democrats last week to transition the American economy away from fossil fuels, arguing the...
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Time to Pay the Trump Tax as GOP Tax Cut for the Rich Hits Working Families Hard

5 days ago   |   Politicus USA

Trump sold his tax cuts as a tax cut for working families. But now, reality has struck and not only will millions not get a refund this year, but some might have to pay the...
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Vatican defrocks former Washington cardinal over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former Washington cardinal over sex abuse

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and... Read more ...

Lawsuit targets Trump's emergency declaration to build border wall

Lawsuit targets Trump's emergency declaration to build border wall

President Donald Trump's decision to invoke emergency powers to build a border wall already faces legal challenges in Washington, D.C. - and more are expected in the coming... Read more ...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall

President Trump made a declaration of national emergency to justify construction of his border wall on Friday. Trump sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to... Read more ...

Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question

Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question

The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country... Read more ...

Special Counsel Announces Evidence Of Roger Stone's WikiLeaks Contact

Special Counsel Announces Evidence Of Roger Stone's WikiLeaks Contact

Robert Mueller's findings on the indicted Trump confidant appear to link him more directly to hacked campaign revelations. Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer. Read more ...

Mueller interviewed Sarah Sanders in Russia probe

Mueller interviewed Sarah Sanders in Russia probe

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Friday that she met with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into Russian interference... Read more ...

Judge hits Roger Stone with gag order

Judge hits Roger Stone with gag order

A federal judge on Friday ordered Roger Stone, his attorneys and special counsel Robert Mueller to stop talking publicly about their case involving charges the longtime Donald... Read more ...

Trump taps Jeffrey Byard as new FEMA head

Trump taps Jeffrey Byard as new FEMA head

President Donald Trump announced Friday night that he would nominate Jeffrey Byard to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency, after FEMA head Brock Long abruptly resigned... Read more ...

Trump Declares National Emergency To Fund U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

Trump Declares National Emergency To Fund U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

The president could access about $8 billion to build more wall - but the proclamation is likely to face legal challenges. Read more ...