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Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

A rate that low would make it hard to find ways to increase revenue or eliminate deductions to offset it - that means a plan wouldn't be revenue-neutral, or permanent. But reducing it to 15 percent would make the US corporate tax rate among the lowest of all developed nations and cause a drastic reduction in government revenue.


Trudeau: Canada-US relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

Trudeau: Canada-US relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

To remain in effect, the duties need to be finalized by Commerce and then confirmed by the U.S. International Trade Commission after an investigation that includes testimony from both sides. In softwood lumber, the countries have a once-a-decade cycle of tariffs, trade litigation, and ultimately settlements. However, B.C.is going to set up a permanent trade office in Washington, D.C.



Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

The presidential primaries mobilized a predictably small number of activists and voters, and produced candidates that were so weak or wounded that they undermined, rather than built the confidence of the larger electorates in each case. (Onward!) and Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front. While he is favored to win the ballot, 48-year-old Le Pen says she is still counting on all patriots to support her.



Lawmakers: Michael Flynn May Have Broken Law By Not Disclosing Russia Payments

Chaffetz and the Committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), both signed a 22 March 2017 letter asking for information including security clearances, documents relating to Flynn's contacts with foreign nationals and government officials, and payments received by Flynn from foreign sources.


Afghan army chief, minister resign after deadly attack

Afghan army chief, minister resign after deadly attack

He is the second senior USA security official to visit Afghanistan this month: National Security Advisor General HR McMaster arrived in Kabul days after the MOAB was dropped. They know the Afghans there, and the level of training they'll provide is more sophisticated because of that past experience. Interior Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami has been appointed the acting Defence Minister and General Sharif Yaftal is the new acting army chief, a statement from the ARG Palace said.



Specialists explain rising importance of North Korea holiday

People react as they march past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. North Korea may even have biological weapons, perhaps including small pox, according to past reports . Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced confidence Tuesday that Trump won't allow North Korea to reach that point.