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Republican Collins wants more middle income help in U.S. Senate tax bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Susan Collins said on Sunday she wants changes in the U.S. Senate tax reform legislation that would bring more relief to middle income Americans. FILE PHOTO: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks with reporters ahead of the party luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo “I want to see changes in that bill and I think there will be changes,” she said on ABC’s “This Week.” The House of Representatives version of the legislation keeps a top income taxRead More


Sessions says he now recalls campaign meeting where Russia discussed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Sessions, addressing the House Judiciary Committee, said he recalled the March 2016 meeting where foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos wasRead More


Twitter bans ads from two Russian media outlets, cites election meddling

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc on Thursday accused Russian media outlets Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik of interfering in the 2016 U.S. election and banned them from buying ads on its network, after criticism the social network had not done enough to deter international meddling. A 3D-printed Twitter logo displayed in front of Russian flag is seen in this illustration picture, October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration RT and Sputnik condemned the decision, saying Twitter had encouraged ad spending with its sales tactics, while Russia’s foreign ministry said the banRead More


Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

(Reuters) – Electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached. FILE PHOTO: Tesla Model 3 cars are seen as Tesla holds an event at the factory handing over its first 30 Model 3 vehicles to employee buyers at the company’s Fremont facility in California, U.S. on JulyRead More


Defamation lawsuit vs Rolling Stone over rape article is revived

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said George Elias IV, Ross Fowler and Stephen Hadford plausibly alleged that they were defamed, in their capacity as former members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, by Rolling Stone, its publisher Wenner Media and the reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely. All three judgesRead More


Only about half of residents of Naples, Florida, followed evacuation order Video

Transcript for Only about half of residents of Naples, Florida, followed evacuation order Let’s do to Naples along the west coast of Florida. Population in the metro area, around 300,000 and it is the city about which many are most concerned. Vulnerable to flooding and ABC’s Matt Gutman is right there. What are you seeing and hearing? Reporter: Right now winds are gusting about 40 miles an hour and registered here at about 75. But these are just really the first gentle nudges of hurricane Irma. I want to giveRead More


Oct. 15, 2012: Thousands of ‘Dreamers’ line up to apply for DACA Video

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NHC says system west of Cabo Verde has 90 percent chance of becoming cyclone

(Reuters) – A low-pressure area west of the Cabo Verde Islands has a 90 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. “This system continues to become better organized, and any significant increase in the associated thunderstorm activity would result in the formation of a tropical depression within the next day or two,” the Miami-based forecaster said. Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Cooney Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #NewsRead More


AT&T considers sale of home security business: sources

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc (T.N) is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N), people familiar with the matter said. The divestiture would mark a reversal for AT&T, which entered the U.S. home security market with the introduction of Digital Life in 2013. The service offers customers sensors and cameras so they can monitor their homes and pets on their phones. Digital Life accounted for a tiny fractionRead More


Merkel rounds on German auto executives in opening election rally – world news headlines from reuters

DORTMUND, Germany (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off her re-election campaign on Saturday with a stinging attack on German auto executives, pressing them to innovate to secure jobs, and win back trust lost by a diesel emissions scandal. Merkel is far ahead of her rivals in opinion polls but, wary of complacency setting in among her supporters, she plans 50 rallies in towns and cities across Germany in the run-up to the Sept. 24 election, when she will seek a fourth term in office. With her conservative Christian DemocraticRead More