Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

By Amanda Becker and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will propose slashing corporate income tax rates and steeply discounting the tax rate on overseas corporate profits brought into the United States in a broad blueprint … Continue reading


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Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians

Alex Karp co-founder and CEO of Palantir Technologies speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake


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Asia investors boost use of unorthodox data sources in battle to beat benchmarks

An investor checks stock information on a mobile phone at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song


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Wildflower 'super bloom' visible from space

An explosion of wildflowers has covered the deserts of California, surpassing previous blooms in its enormous scale. Satellite imaging startup Planet Labs has captured shots of the bright spectacle from space. Images Courtesy: Planet Labs; Video Courtesy: Carla D Gilbert, … Continue reading


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General election 2017: Labour promises pay rises for NHS staff

NHS staff will get higher pay and there will be no tuition fees for student nurses and midwives under a Labour government, the party is promising. Labour said the policies would help address staffing shortages in England that had become … Continue reading


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NHS contaminated blood was 'criminal cover-up' – Burnham

Media playback is unsupported on your device A “criminal cover-up on an industrial scale” took place over the use of NHS contaminated blood products in the 1970s and 1980s, former Health Secretary Andy Burnham has claimed. More than 2,000 deaths … Continue reading


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Automakers ask California to ease rules for self-driving car tests

Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid


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Surrey puppy farm shootings: 'Deep concern' over police staff

Three police officers and two staff have “cases to answer” following the shooting of two women at a puppy farm in 2014, inquiries have concluded. The police watchdog criticised the two Surrey Police staff over a decision to return shotguns … Continue reading


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Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

By John Irish | PARIS France’s two presidential candidates traded barbs on Tuesday with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-right rival Marine Le Pen of promoting hatred, while she labeled him as the “candidate of the oligarchy.” Macron and Le Pen, … Continue reading


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The Papers: Focus on new Madeleine clues

Newspaper headlines: New Madeleine clues and Ivanka in Berlin By BBC News Staff Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning


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Actor Orlando Bloom discusses spy thriller 'Unlocked'

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Family ties test the unconventional 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

By Piya Sinha-Roy | LOS ANGELES After causing havoc in the universe and saving it from destruction, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” are back in a new adventure that takes the unconventional group of friends on a quest to discover … Continue reading


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Fiery, deadly wreck snarls Interstate 5 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fiery collision Tuesday involving two big trucks and several smaller vehicles killed one person and injured 10 others while triggering a massive traffic jam on Interstate 5 in Los Angeles. One of the injured was … Continue reading


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Wife of Durst of 'The Jinx' series feared he would kill her: testimony

New York real estate scion Robert Durst appears in the Los Angeles Superior Court Airport Branch for a pre-trial motions hearing in Los Angeles, California, January 6, 2017 REUTERS/Mark Boster /Los Angeles Times/Pool/File Photo Read More At:  Article Source


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U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site: media

FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/Handout…


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