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Trump Tax Plan Could Lead To Tax Increase For Some NYers

So far he doesn't have a plan or even a bill in Congress. Can the economy grow at a sustained 3% rate given an aging population and shrinking pool of available workers? In 2014, the deduction benefitted about 260,000 Nevada taxpayers "and helped level the playing field with residents of other states with deductible income taxes", Titus said.



EU summit to assess Ireland's future in wake of Brexit

In a letter to the 27 European leaders who on Saturday will attend a summit in Brussels on the negotiations, Tusk wrote that discussing the terms of the divorce before outlining a future relationship with the United Kingdom was "the only possible approach ".


Trump signs executive order to expand offshore oil drilling

Trump signs executive order to expand offshore oil drilling

Trump had campaigned on a promise to do away with Obama-era environmental protections that he said were hobbling energy development and undermining US national security without providing any tangible benefits, cheering industry but enraging environmental advocates.



Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

It was imperative Auckland stayed on track, given it had consented just over 10,000 new dwellings in the previous year, below population growth, Westpac's Satish Ranchhod said. Outside of Auckland, the biggest areas of consenting activity were Canterbury with 491 new consents (278 in Christchurch), Waikato 319 (123 in Hamilton), Bay of Plenty 230 (169 in Tauranga), Otago 210, Wellington Region 160 and Northland 135.


SkySports: Lewis Hamilton fears Mercedes are behind after 'tricky' Sochi practice

SkySports: Lewis Hamilton fears Mercedes are behind after 'tricky' Sochi practice

Ferrari has won two of this year's first three races, with Vettel's victory in the season-opener in Australia the team's first since winning in Singapore in 2015. Joining Hamilton to replace the retired Nico Rosberg in 2017, Bottas agrees there will not be a need for Mercedes to use team orders. "Our job is to get maximum points (for the team)".



Passenger dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement

Dao has become the positive unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travelers", Demetrio said. - Raising the limit on compensation to $10,000 for customers who give up their seats starting Friday. The airline had reviewed its overbooking policies in the past, but the United incident added urgency to coming up with a better solution, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly explained on an earnings call, according to Bloomberg .