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Republican Plan Delivers Permanent Corporate Tax Cut – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Representative Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said that the plan had the “full support” of Mr. Trump and predicted that it would be on his desk this year. Anticipating the resistance from industry groups, Mr. Brady said: “We’re going to prove them wrong once and for all.” Graphic Six Charts That Help Explain the Republican Tax Plan The bill makes major changes to the tax…

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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Post-ABC poll: Most Americans approve of Trump-Russia probe, and nearly half think Trump committed a crime – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

More than twice as many Americans approve as disapprove of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of possible coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and the Russian government, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds, indicating that the conservative effort to discredit the probe has fallen flat as the case has progressed toward its first public charges. A 58 percent majority say they approve of Mueller’s handling of the…

House holds moment of silence for NYC attack victims – The Hill

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

The House on Thursday held a moment of silence to honor the victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attack in New York City. Of the eight people killed, two were American, five were from Argentina and one was from Belgium. Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old native of Uzbekistan, is accused of driving a rented truck through a bike path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding nearly a dozen others. Saipov…

Elizabeth Warren and Donna Brazile both now agree the 2016 Democratic primary was rigged – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former interim DNC chair Donna Brazile’s op-ed in Politico is excerpted from her forthcoming book. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) Update: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who comes from the Sanders wing of the party, just told CNN in response to Brazile’s op-ed that the she believes the 2016 Democratic primary was “rigged.” The elevation of this issue by Warren, a possible 2020 contender, will certainly turn heads. Do you agree with the notion…

Republicans Release Tax Plan, Cutting Corporate and Middle-Class Taxes – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Anticipating the coming resistance from industry groups, Mr. Brady said: “We’re going to prove them wrong once and for all.” “This isn’t the last product,” said Representative Carlos Curbelo, Republican of Florida and a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. “This is just the kickoff to this tax reform exercise.” Individual tax rates will change The plan establishes three tax brackets, 12, 25 and 35 percent, and also…

Investigators probe New York attack suspect’s communications while Trump calls for death penalty – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Investigators continued Thursday to probe the 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant charged with the New York truck attack, poring over his communications to see if he had any help or guidance before carrying out his deadly rampage, while President Trump publicly weighed in on the federal prosecution of the suspect. New York police officials say the attacker appears to have radicalized himself online and that it does not appear anyone else was involved, though they said that…

Sam Clovis withdraws his nomination for USDA’s top scientist post after being linked to Russia probe – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

In this April 24, 2014 file photo, Sam Clovis speaks in Johnston, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist nominee, Sam Clovis withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday amid revelations that he was among  top officials on the Trump campaign who was aware of efforts by foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to broker a relationship between the campaign and Russian officials. Court documents unsealed Monday revealed that Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in…

Thanks for the memories! Game 7 was no classic, but this was still one great World Series – ESPN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

8:45 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Over the coming days and weeks, baseball historians and commentators will debate the merits of the 2017 World Series and put it in its proper place in history. Was it the best ever, or the third, fifth or seventh? That’s a matter of personal opinion, and something that can be discussed on social media or neighborhood…

Police Capture Suspect In Deadly Walmart Shooting In Colorado – NPR

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Three people were shot dead in a Thornton, Colo., Walmart on Wednesday night, and police arrested the suspected gunman one day later. P. Solomon Banda/AP hide caption toggle caption P. Solomon Banda/AP Three people were shot dead in a Thornton, Colo., Walmart on Wednesday night, and police arrested the suspected gunman one day later. P. Solomon Banda/AP Police have apprehended a man they say went on the run Wednesday after…

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

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New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in Tuesday’s attack that left eight people dead, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false)…

George Springer wins World Series MVP, ties record with five homers – ESPN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

1:44 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros center fielder George Springer talked about not letting the magnitude of playing in it become overwhelming. “You can’t worry about the result of each at-bat,” he said. “You just have to stay in the moment.” Keep up with the latest as baseball’s top teams contend for the title. •…

Here’s what you need to know about the diversity visa lottery program – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

From Romania to Nepal, they call it the “golden ticket,” a diversity visa lottery that offers citizens of countries with low immigration rates a chance to come to the United States. Among the winners are a family of software engineers from Bulgaria, a physician and his lawyer wife from Romania, and hundreds of thousands of others from around the world. On Wednesday, the program became best known as the entrance…

At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. Two men were killed in the shooting. A women, who was injured in the…

Student charged after bragging about putting roommate’s toothbrush ‘where the sun doesn’t shine’ – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, 18. (West Hartford Police Department/AP) A former student at the University of Hartford has been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace after bragging online about contaminating her roommate’s belongings with bodily fluids, including rubbing dirty tampons on her backpack and putting her toothbrush “places where the sun doesn’t shine.” Eighteen-year-old Brianna Brochu appeared in court Wednesday. A judge banned her from the campus in central Connecticut and ordered…

Driver Charged in Deadly Attack in Lower Manhattan. – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mr. Saipov, accused of killing eight people and injuring 12 in the attack, was pushed into a Manhattan federal courtroom in a wheelchair just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday. He sat slightly hunched, his rail-thin body dressed in a gray shirt and gray pants. His hair stuck up slightly in the back. His hands and feet were chained. Five guards stood behind him. Document: Complaint Against Suspect in Manhattan Terror…

How Russian trolls got into your Facebook feed – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

One of the Russian ads released by lawmakers on Wednesday. It targeted Facebook users who expressed interest in Bill O’Reilly, Mike Huckabee, or Jesus, among other topics. Americans are getting our first glimpse of how we got played. On Wednesday, Congress released some of the 3,000 Facebook ads and Twitter accounts created by Russian operatives to sway American voters. You can explore them in an analysis the Post published here….

Powell, Once an Also-Ran, Set to Chair Trump’s Bank-Friendly Fed – Bloomberg

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

A few months ago, Jerome Powell was reckoned to be too tough on banks to get President Donald Trump’s nod for a key supervisory post at the Federal Reserve. Now he’s said to be in line for the top job as Fed chairman, with the expectation that he’ll make life easier for the financial industry. Three people familiar with the decision said Trump had told Powell he’s the nominee, though…

Student charged after bragging about putting roommate’s toothbrush ‘where the sun doesn’t shine’ – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, 18. (West Hartford Police Department/AP) A former student at the University of Hartford has been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace after bragging online about contaminating her roommate’s belongings with bodily fluids, including rubbing dirty tampons on her backpack and putting her toothbrush “places where the sun doesn’t shine.” Eighteen-year-old Brianna Brochu appeared in court Wednesday. A judge banned her from the campus in central Connecticut and ordered…