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Trump: ‘Days away’ from giving America ‘giant tax cut for Christmas’

“The top tax rate currently applies to income above $470,000 for married couples, though lawmakers are completely reworking the tax brackets” writes Associated Press for suntimes.com. Trump was making a pitch Wednesday for the tax plan, which is unpopular with many.Negotiators also agreed to set the corporate income tax rate at 21 percent.Trump has asserted that the plan will lower tax rates for individuals and spur job growth, helping American families.In a flurry of last-minute changes, negotiators agreed to cut the top tax rate for individuals from 39.6 percent to…

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The 50 US states ranked from most to least healthy

“Here’s are all 50 states, ranked from healthiest to least healthy” writes Lydia Ramsey for businessinsider.com. Massachusetts made the top of the list as America’s healthiest state, while Mississippi was declared the unhealthiest.To get a better sense of how healthy each state in the US is, for the 28th year in a row, the United Health Foundation has ranked America’s states.Not all states are created equal when it comes to health. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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The safest cities in America in 2017

“Below we delve into data on these and other factors to rank the safest cities in America for 2017” writes Derek Miller for aol.com. In order to find the safest cities in the country, we looked at data for the largest 200 cities.In order to rank the safest cities in the country, we looked at data for the 200 largest cities in the country. Source: aol.com Share This:

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America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis

“And then the nation will be plunged into a constitutional crisis the likes of which we have not seen since Watergate” writes Scott R for foreignpolicy.com. America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis White House lawyer Ty Cobb has been attempting to keep the First Client in check by telling him that Robert Mueller’s investigation will soon be over and result in his exoneration. Source: foreignpolicy.com Share This:

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These are the 4 biggest challenges for Latin American startups

“Regardless of your definition of what Latin America is (i.e. some believe Puerto Rico is part of Latin America), Latin America has some of the highest marginal corporate tax rates in the world, with Argentina, Suriname, Brazil, and Venezuela all 34 percent or higher” writes Diego Fischer for thenextweb.com. Despite being the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world, Latin America suffers from multiple luxury taxes.For example, an iPhone costs 150 percent more in Argentina and even a basic laptop in Brazil costs around $1400.We in Latin America are the happiest…

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76 years ago today, Britain and America began a great journey to victory

“In his third volume of The Second World War, Churchill notes his relief that America would join the fight against Axis fascism: “United we could subdue everybody else in the world” writes Tom Rogan for washingtonexaminer.com. Eighteen months later, U.S. and British forces found victory in their first ground offensive of the war, driving Axis forces out of North Africa.Congress had declared war on Japan and the defense of America was underway. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Roy Moore praises the era of slavery and says America may be the focus of evil in a series of viral, resurfaced comments

“A series of controversial comments from embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore have resurfaced within the past 24 hours, quickly going viral online with the Alabama election less than a week away” writes Allan Smith for businessinsider.com. The comments that have emerged recently include Moore praising the era of slavery and Russian President Vladimir Putin.Separately, Moore is facing several allegations that he engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Bank of America Now Holds Patent for Cryptocurrency Exchange System

“According to the outline of the patent, it is a cryptocurrency exchange system which will allow the conversion of one digital currency to another” reports financemagnates.com. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), the second largest bank in the United States by assets, is considering providing its enterprise clients with the service of the cryptocurrency exchange.Recently the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent to the Bank of America, which the bank filled in the mid-2014.As described by the patent, the exchange system will have three parts, one “customer account” and…

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Bank of America just told investors that its stock is cheap

“Get the latest Bank of America stock price here” writes Joe Ciolli for businessinsider.com. Bank of America thinks its stock is cheap.With this latest development, Bank of America has once again signaled to investors that it sees its stock as undervalued — hence its willingness to fork over cash to buy shares at current levels.And to show you that it’s serious, the firm plans to buy back more of its own shares.Bank of America’s stock climbed 0.9% in premarket trading on Tuesday, a day after surging 3.4%. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Russia names Radio Free Europe and Voice of America ‘foreign agents’

“Russia on Tuesday named Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and seven affiliated news services as foreign agents, and the Russian parliament prepared to ban the organizations from attending its sessions” reports washingtonpost.com. On Tuesday, Sergei Popov, deputy head of the rules committee for Russia’s upper house, the Federation Council, said the body could also ban media designated foreign agents, the Interfax news agency reported. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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