Top G.O.P. Tax Negotiators Move Closer to a Unified Plan

The announcement that is expected this week, which was reported earlier by Politico, could offer the clearest signal yet that all participants have agreed to abandon or drastically scale back the border tax idea. It has prompted a fierce backlash from retailers and energy companies since it was unveiled last summer, and even many House Republicans have expressed deep reservations. Business groups have already been scrambling around Washington fighting for their prized deductions and trying to “educate” lawmakers about how best to reshape the tax system. Americans for Prosperity, the…

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Snoop Dogg: My UFC Show Is Killin’ It, I Love the Fight Biz!

Snoop Dogg: My UFC Show Is Killin’ It … I Love the Fight Biz! EXCLUSIVE Think Snoop Dogg loves his new job as a UFC announcer?  We got the rap legend seconds before he went on the air to shoot “Dana White‘s Tuesday Night Contender Series” … and he raved about how much fun he’s having calling fights with Urijah Faber.   Urijah says Snoop drinks gin and juice on set, smokes blunts and gets to watch great fights — it’s basically a dream gig.  FYI, Snoop’s basically a UFC…

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A Virginia Woman Hears a Noise in the Attic, and the Police Find a Man Living There

The police identified the man as Anthony Jones, 60. Mr. Jones, who is homeless, was being held without bail on a charge of unlawful entry, a misdemeanor. Continue reading the main story Afterward, officers found Mr. Jones’s belongings — a backpack, clothes and bedding, according to NBC — in the attic. But Ms. Savage said the authorities did not know how long he had been living there, or any other details. “When officers attempted to ask him questions, he did not comply or choose to respond,” she said. On its…

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Twisted dad allegedly killed son who found his ‘disgusting’ fetish photos

A twisted Colorado father was driven to allegedly murder his son when the teen discovered “disgusting” photos of the deviant dad eating feces from a diaper while dressed in women’s clothes, according to reports. Mark Redwine allegedly flew into a rage when his 13-year-old son, Dylan, and his older brother Cory unearthed the embarrassing snaps, ABC 7 in Denver reported. DYLAN REDWINE’S MOM SAYS SHE’S KNOWN SINCE ‘DAY 1’ HER EX WAS THEIR SON’S KILLER The two boys planned on confronting their dad about the photos – ultimately leading to…

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Clinton reportedly to focus book on Russia, Comey blame

Perhaps Hillary Clinton hasn’t heard the criticism from Democrats to stop blaming Russia and James Comey for her 2016 election loss. The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee reportedly plans to focus her forthcoming memoir on the role that Moscow’s meddling and former FBI Director Comey’s public statements about her email investigation played in her defeat to now-President Trump. The Hill reported that Clinton has told friends she wants “the whole story out there,” for a book expected for release in the fall. “She really believes that’s why she lost, and she…

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Wildfires threaten French Riviera

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France’s southern Cote d’Azur coast and forced the evacuation of at least 12,000 people. France’s prime minister, visiting the area, predicted a grim day ahead. Large swaths of Mediterranean forest have been left bare and blackened after three days of fires. About 250 trailer homes, a hangar, an atelier and several vehicles were burned in the blazes, but no one has been injured so far,…

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Small plane crash on highway kills 4 people aboard

Scene of a small airplane crash on Wed., July 26, 2017, in Utah. Ashley Henderson via KUTV SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say a small plane crashed on a northern Utah highway, killing four people aboard, snarling traffic and leaving behind blackened wreckage. No injuries were reported on the ground Wednesday. The Utah Department of Public Safety confirmed the deaths north of Salt Lake City but didn’t immediately release further information on the victims or the cause of the crash. CONFIRMED: 4 fatalities in Riverdale plane crash. Working on notifying…

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Trump supporters in Ohio stand behind the president

July 26, 2017, 6:38 PM| Repealing and replacing Obamacare was one of President Trump’s key campaign promises. So was bringing back jobs. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump announced the electronics giant Foxconn will build a factory in Wisconsin, expected to create 3,000 jobs. Dean Reynolds caught up with Trump supporters in Ohio. Source: CBS News – Politics

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Why some of America’s European allies oppose Russia sanctions bill

MOSCOW — A bill that would slap new economic sanctions on Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is hung up in the Senate. Some senators consider the bill too broad because it targets North Korea and Iran as well.  Understandably, the Russians don’t like it either. Some of America’s European allies are also opposed. Senior Russian officials say the new sanctions make “no sense” and move already tense U.S. relations into “uncharted territory.” Andrei Kortunov, director of a prominent Russian think tank, told CBS News that Russians aren’t happy…

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FBI investigates death from domestic dispute on cruise ship

Last Updated Jul 26, 2017 7:31 PM EDT ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI is investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency said Wednesday. Princess Cruises said the woman died Tuesday night on the Emerald Princess, which was carrying 3,400 passengers and 1,100 crew members on a weeklong trip that left Sunday from Seattle. Company spokeswoman Negin Kamali declined to provide any other details about the case, referring questions to the…

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